Tuchel, Modric, Guehi, Solanke & Toney: The Essential Transfer Round Up – Saturday, February 24th

Tuchel focusing on a Premier League return

Now needing a miracle in their bid to stop Bayer Leverkusen and claim a history-making 12th consecutive Bundesliga crown, many were expecting Thomas Tuchel to be hit with the Bayern Munich sack.

Although the former Chelsea boss might have only replaced Julian Nagelsmann at the Allianz 11 months ago, the German giants confirmed earlier in the week that Tuchel will be stepping down at the end of the season.

However, although Bayern might have made it clear that they want Xabi Alonso to take charge this summer, Tuchel himself is reportedly keen on securing an immediate Premier League return ahead of the 2024/25 campaign.

Leading Munich to more domestic success last season, the German tactician also still has plenty of admirers among England’s elite after Guiding Chelsea to just a second Champions League crown back in 2022.

Alongside recent speculation around a potential move to West Ham, it has been suggested that Tuchel would be keen on taking over at Manchester United should the Reds part ways with Erik ten Hag this summer.

🚨 OFFICIAL: Thomas Tuchel leaves FC Bayern at the end of the current season.

Decision made by both club and head coach, Tuchel leaves Bayern in June.

It’s over between Bayern and Tuchel. pic.twitter.com/4taueCsULg

— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 21, 2024

Modric set for Madrid exit

Although Luka Modric might have eventually passed on a bank-breaking move to Saudi Arabia last summer, it appears almost certain that the Croatian icon will be heading for the Real Madrid exit this time around.

While the one-time Tottenham midfield might have made it clear that he wanted to play a leading role this season, Modric has failed to find any kind of fluidity in Carlo Ancelotti’s first-team picture.

Although Los Blancos might be sat firmly in the driving seat to reclaim their La Liga crown in 2024, the 38-year-old has been a spectator for large spells and is reportedly…

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Author : Tom Dunstan

Publish date : 2024-02-24 11:28:31

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