Liverpool’s pursuit of midfielder Ryan Gravenberch faces a €30 million hurdle, as Bayern Munich stands firm in their valuation of the Dutch playmaker. According to Sky Sports Deutschland’s Florian Plettenberg, Gravenberch has expressed his desire to leave Bayern but awaits the green-light for his potential move.
Gravenberch, a 21-year-old talent, has caught Liverpool’s eye. However, as of now, neither the player nor the club has reached an agreement with the Bavarian outfit regarding the transfer fee. This impasse has left fans wondering about the midfielder’s future. Follow your favourite Premier League team with attractive football betting odds from Nextbet.
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich has been actively scouting Fulham’s midfielder João Palhinha, and Gravenberch’s potential departure could provide the financial impetus needed to secure the services of the Cottagers’ star before the transfer window slams shut.
Gravenberch made the switch to Bayern from Ajax last summer amid high expectations. However, his time in Germany has been less prolific than anticipated. In his debut season, he managed just one goal and one assist in 33 appearances across all competitions. The current season has seen him restricted to a solitary substitute appearance, suggesting his days with the Bundesliga giants could be numbered.
Liverpool, on the other hand, has been on the hunt for midfield reinforcements throughout the summer. The departure of key midfielders like Jordan Henderson and Fabinho to Saudi Arabia, along with exits by James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Naby Keita, left a notable void in the squad. To address this, Liverpool has already welcomed the arrivals of Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai.
The tussle for Gravenberch’s services highlights the competitive nature of the transfer market. Bayern Munich’s valuation of €30 million signifies their determination to secure a substantial return on their initial investment in the Dutch midfielder. On the flip side, Liverpool’s pursuit underscores their commitment to revitalizing their midfield ranks after a series of departures.
As the transfer window edges closer to its conclusion, all eyes will be on the negotiations between Liverpool and Bayern Munich. Gravenberch’s fate hangs in the balance, but his talent ensures that this transfer saga remains one of the most captivating storylines of the summer transfer window. Get the latest updates from the Premier League only on Nextbet Sports.