Defender Benjamin Pavard from FC Bayern Munich is apparently pushing for a move to FC Barcelona. Again table football reported, the Frenchman’s entourage has already made contact with the Catalans.
Pavard himself had recently made headlines off the pitch. In several interviews before the World Cup, he openly toyed with the idea of leaving Bayern in the summer. During the tournament in Qatar, the 26-year-old was publicly criticized by France coach Didier Deschamps. In addition, he is said to have upset the cabin of the vice world champion with his behavior.
Pavard’s contract with Bayern expires in 2024, sports director Hasan Salihamidzic recently said that he wanted to decide the issue promptly – in whatever direction. Saying goodbye in the summer seems the most likely option at the moment. However, a departure as early as January is unlikely, especially since right-back Noussair Mazraoui will be out for several weeks due to a pericarditis.
According to that table football Barça are open to a Pavard transfer as the Spaniards are looking for a new right-back. Spicy: Pavard is said to be dissatisfied with Bayern because he sees himself in the center of defence.
In the coming weeks, Pavard is likely to be a right-back for Bayern due to Mazraoui’s absence. At the same time, talks about his future should take place. Pavard was trained at OSC Lille and moved to VfB Stuttgart in 2016. With the Swabians, he matured into a national player and played a major role in the 2018 World Cup title in Russia. A year later he went to Bayern for a fee of 35 million euros.