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The Daily Bee (July 24th, 2019): Confusion about Diadie Samassekou

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Is BVB interested or not?

RB Salzburg v SKN St. Poelten - Tipico Bundesliga Photo by Andreas Schaad/Bongarts/Getty Images
  • Weigl reportedly wants to leave Dortmund (Bild)

According to Bild Julian Weigl would like to leave Borussia Dortmund but he has not found a club that is willing to pay BVB’s 30€ million valuation.

Asking for a transfer seems logical from Weigl’s perspective although the club would probably like to keep Weigl around. However he has no clear spot in the starting eleven and at this point in his career he needs game time.

  • Varying reports on Diadie Samassekou

RB Salzburg midfielder has been linked to Borussia Dortmund by various Austrian outlets. The Kronen Zeitung even claims that all parties involved have agreed to a deal and the only thing missing would be a medical. Sky Austria journalist Gerhard Krabath also claims a transfer is close:

However German outlets kicker and WAZ have both denied those reports and claim that Borussia Dortmund is currently not interested in the 23-year old central midfielder.

Right now a transfer would not make much sense, BVB just have too many players for his position. A Weigl-transfer could open up a position but until that happens it is unlikely that Dortmund will sign any more players.

Bild report Uli Hoeneß will not run for president of Bayern Munich again in November. During Hoeneß’ career at the club he was a player, sporting director and finally president of the club. Hoeneß formed the club to what it is today and is in large part responsible for them being the powerhouse that they are today.

Nevertheless Hoeneß was never an easy character and mostly hated by rival fans. In addition a conviction for tax evasion and a three and a half year prison sentence seriously damaged his reputation.

According to Bild Hoeneß has already named a favorite to replace him, Herbert Hainer, a former Adidas CEO who is currently already on the supervisory board of the club.