Leon Goretzka has been linked with Manchester United this summer of transfer. But there was never a specific offer to the Bayern star.
Leon Goretzka’s contract with FC Bayern only runs until the end of the season. This summer there was therefore some speculation about the sporting future of the 26-year-old. Above all, Manchester United was associated with the central midfielder.
To 90min-Infos, the Goretzka site has actually contacted a number of clubs. Among them were the Red Devils. In Manchester, however, there was no concrete offer. Have sources close to the club 90min confirms that they have listened to the Goretzka side, but refrained from attempting a transfer.
The reason for this was the doubts that Goretzka was actually interested in a change. Those responsible for United were evidently quickly aware that its advisors were exploring the market a little – above all to strengthen their own negotiating position with FC Bayern.
It quickly became clear that Goretzka would like to continue playing in Munich. In fact, everything points to an early contract extension. Of the kicker recently reported that the signature of a new five-year contract was only a matter of form. “We are in very good talks,” confirmed Hasan Salihamidzic at last Sunday Sky 90.
After Joshua Kimmich, buddy Goretzka will soon be extending the long term with Bayern. At Man United, extending his contract with Paul Pogba is currently the top priority.