Thiago Alcantara has shrugged off hypothesis about his future and claimed that he’s ‘pleased’ at Bayern Munich, amid hyperlinks to Manchester United and neighbours Manchester Metropolis.
The Spanish midfielder is ready to depart the Bundesliga and European champions this summer time after informing the membership’s hierarchy that he is not going to be signing a brand new contract, together with his present deal scheduled to run out in 2021.
Bayern chiefs are pleased to let Thiago go away the membership after his seven years of service however provided that their £27million asking worth is met, which has stalled a proposed deal to Liverpool with the Premier League champions reluctant to fulfill the valuation.
This has left the door open for different golf equipment to swoop in and doubtlessly enroll the world class midfielder however Thiago has insisted he’s pleased in Germany and is not fascinated with a transfer.
Talking after Spain’s 1-1 draw with Germany within the Nations League the midfielder stated he was solely specializing in his nation’s upcoming match towards Ukraine.
“I solely take into consideration the sport towards Ukraine. Afterwards, we’ll see,” he stated. “Bayern is my dwelling and I’m pleased to be there.”
Thiago was then requested straight by reporters if he had determined between United and Liverpool however he remained coy on his future and responded by smiling earlier than saying ‘ciao’ and strolling away.
United strengthened their midfield on Wednesday by making Ajax playmaker Donny van de Beek their first signing of the summer time for £40.1million.
But the membership proceed to be linked with extra midfield additions, most notably Thiago although M.E.N. Sport perceive he’s not a precedence goal.
Metropolis have additionally been repeatedly linked with the 29-year-old, who was as soon as managed by Pep Guardiola on the Allianz Enviornment, however it’s understood that the Blues haven’t any curiosity and are unlikely to recruit a brand new midfielder this summer time.
Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly stays the membership’s prime goal as they proceed to watch Lionel Messi’s scenario at Barcelona.