Shortly before the start of the season, Bayer Leverkusen wants to upgrade its staff again. According to various media reports, Thilo Kehrer (Paris Saint-Germain) and Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen) are two well-known players up for debate.
After the changeable results in the preparation, the Leverkusen squad should be strengthened again. “The preparation is bumpy. There are easier starts,” said new coach Gerardo Seoane after the 3-1 win against regional division Rot-Weiß Oberhausen.
Above all, the Bayer defense should be improved. To kickerRight-back Thilo Kehrer from Paris Saint-Germain is at the top of the wish-list for information. The 24-year-old, who is still tied to PSG until 2023, has been a possible sales candidate at the French top club for weeks.
Another “highly rated option” is that kicker according to the Ecuadorian Piero Hincapie. The 19-year-old played an impressive debut season at his club Club Atletico Talleres and quickly made it into the first team.
The Argentine first division club Hincapie only wants to sell at a good price, allegedly there are almost eight million euros in the transfer fee. “There is interest from two Italian teams, one from Russia and one from Germany,” said Talleres President Andres Fassi via ESPN quoted.
Bayer Leverkusen: Sargent as Bailey’s successor?
In addition, the Werkself also want to adequately fill Leon Bailey’s vacant position in the squad, who will be moved to Aston Villa in the Premier League for a transfer fee of 35 million euros. Here is a report of the picture-Newspaper, according to Werder Bremen’s Josh Sargent, the preferred player for Leverkusen. Accordingly, one deals intensively with the 21-year-old, but there is no concrete offer yet.
Whether another player should switch to B04 in addition to Sargent is still open. The transfer from Sardar Azmoun (Zenit St. Petersburg) was rejected by the highest authority due to the high costs. But penalty area striker Lucas Alario is about to extend his contract until 2024, probably with an exit clause. To kicker-Information an agreement has already been reached with the striker.