Union Berlin is apparently about to sign Hungarian international Attila Szalai. Loud table football the central defender of the Turkish top club Fenerbahce Istanbul is to switch to Köpenick for the record sum of 14 million euros.
Fenerbahce is said to have already accepted a corresponding offer from Berlin, but further financial details are still to be clarified. In addition, the 25-year-old is said to be courted by other European clubs.
This summer, the Irons in Alex Kral (Spartak Moscow) and Mikkel Kaufmann (FC Copenhagen) have only struck twice on the transfer market, after entering the Champions League for the first time there is still a budget available. So far, the Köpenicker had paid the highest base fee in the club’s history for Taiwo Awoniyi (6.5 million euros), Szalai could now pulverize it.
The 25-year-old can defend in the back four and three, and he also has experience as a left-back. Should Szalai come, it is likely that Union will let another defender go. Szalai has 35 caps for Hungary.