Arsenal were put in a difficult situation.
British media ‘Sky Sports’ reported on the 23rd that “Bayern Munich (Germany) coach Thomas Tuchel is showing interest in signing Declan Rice (24, West Ham United).”
Rice is regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League. Based on his vigorous activity, he covers a wide midfield. He has decent defense and is good at protecting the defense line. He is also good at passing and helps his team develop.
He is currently a top transfer target for Arsenal. In preparation for the European Football Federation Champions League (UCL) next season, he is aiming to reinforce the midfield. According to the British media ‘Daily Mail’, it is known that they have already prepared 90 million pounds (approximately 146.9 billion won) for Rice’s recruitment.
Rice is also highly likely to transfer this summer. He made up his mind to leave because of the continuing interest. His contract with West Ham also expires in June 2024.
Here, Munich participated in a full-fledged recruitment war. Coach Tuchel wants a defensive midfielder. However, the media raised questions about whether he could afford the expensive transfer fee.
Munich has a reputation for not spending money as well as other big clubs. The transfer fee of 80 million euros (approximately 113.6 billion won) for Luca Hernandez, who was recruited in 2019, is a ‘club record’. West Ham’s asking price has been set above 80 million euros.
In addition, traffic control should be carried out first. Leipzig’s Konrad Reimer is already imminent. It seems that the existing midfielders will be cleaned up.안전놀이터
Among the candidates for release are Marcel Sabitzer and Ryan Gravenberch, who left on loan to Manchester United (England). The media also raised the possibility of selling Leon Goretzka if the two players are not sorted out. There are a lot of things to do to recruit Rice.
Meanwhile, according to the ‘Daily Mail’, Arsenal is considering Hubin Neves (Wolverhampton) and Moises Caicedo (Brighton) as the next best option if Rice fails.