Liverpool and Arsenal face an uphill process luring Florian Wirtz to the Premier League subsequent summer season with Bayer Leverkusen contemplating the Germany worldwide “untouchable”, based on switch knowledgeable Fabrizio Romano.
Hypothesis surrounding the futures of Kai Havertz and Leon Bailey dragged on for 3 years earlier than the Leverkusen duo lastly moved to English shores – to Chelsea and Aston Villa respectively.
And it appears we should always strap ourselves in for one more drawn-out, endless switch saga with the one-time Champions League finalists in no temper to money in on a participant tipped to become the greatest German footballer of all time – “much better” than Havertz at any rate.
Final week, BILD reporter Christian Falk reported Wirtz was already inflicting a stir throughout the Channel, with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis becoming a member of a queue longer than motorists exterior an Asda gas station.
Nonetheless, Wirtz solely not too long ago signed a brand new deal till 2026.
And whilst you’d get lengthy odds on him nonetheless being a Leverkusen participant 5 years from now, it appears Mikel Arteta, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola can be losing their time attempting to signal Wirtz any time quickly.
Arsenal and Liverpool be part of lengthy queue for Florian Wirtz
“Bayern Munich, Premier League golf equipment and plenty of others are following the Florian Wirtz scenario intently,” explains Romano.
“Bayer Leverkusen’s place is identical – he’s thought of ‘untouchable’ subsequent summer season.
“There’s no launch clause in his long-term contract.”
Cash speaks louder than phrases, after all, and it will be attention-grabbing to see how Leverkusen reacted if somebody got here knocking with a bid in extra of the £72 million Chelsea paid for Havertz final yr.
In just eight games, Wirtz has already produced six goals and five assists this season – not unhealthy contemplating he doesn’t flip 19 till Could.
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