Transfer analysis: Players who could leave Bayern Munich this summer
All sport activities including football is facing uncertainty amid the coronavirus outbreak. With this postponement, the summer transfer window could be impacted heavily. However, clubs will still be working on potential new arrivals and expected departures. Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have been linked with some departures of key players. On the same note, we evaluate the players who could leave Bayern.
Former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho moved to Barcelona in January 2018 for a whopping a £142m deal. However, he lasted another season to have made 76 appearances in total, besides scoring 21 goals. Coutinho was signed by Bayern Munich in a loan deal last summer. However, the club isn't willing to offer him a permanent deal. Premier League club Chelsea could sign Coutinho.
Veteran Bayern goal-keeper Manuel Neuer has been urged to sign a new contract at the club by honorary president Uli Hoeness. Doubt has emerged over the 34-year-old's future at the Allianz Arena after Bayern agreed to bring in goal-keeper Alexander Nubel from Schalke in June. The contract negotiations between Bayern and Neuer are on hold at the moment. Neuer isn't happy with the talks.
Former Lyon star Corentin Tolisso has had a dismal time at Bayern since his arrival in 2017. He has made just 68 appearances for the club. Tolisso, who has undergone an ankle surgery, is definitely out for the rest of the 2019-20 season, if it resumes amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bayern are prepared to let him depart with Inter Milan believed to be interested.
Jerome Boateng has been linked with an exit from Bayern. However, this summer could see Boateng leave. His contract at the club is set to end in the summer of 2021. However, Bayern would want to cash in on him. Reports claim that Premier League sides Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in him. He is also believed to be unhappy at the club.