Bayern Munich plans to hijack Barcelona target

Andreas Christensen of Chelsea FC. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Andreas Christensen of Chelsea FC. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images) /

Barcelona is under reconstruction at the moment and the club is being completely redesigned by Joan Laporta and Xavi Hernandez. The duo is planning to bring Barca back to their former glory however, for that to happen a lot of transfers need to go their way. They have already managed to fix up the frontline a bit by bringing in Adama Traore, Ferran Torres and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang however, their backline still needs fixing. Not only do they need new full-backs, but they also need a new centre-back who will play alongside Ronald Araujo. For months, they had a safe target set however, it seems as if Bayern Munich is also interested in the same player and could easily pay him a lot more than Barca.

The player that we are talking about is Chelsea‘s, Andreas Christensen. The Danish centre-back is in his prime and is set to leave the Blues at the end of the season. The English club tried to offer him a new contract however, the terms were not suitable for the Danish player and he is looking ready to embark on a new chapter in his life. He has made it clear that he won’t be joining another Premier League side and thus it was an amazing opportunity for Barca to snatch up a brilliant defender for free.

Bayern Munich to join Barcelona in Christensen’s pursuit

Now Bayern is being a thorn in the bush by poking their nose in. The German side was interested in Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger however, the German defender’s wage demand was way too high and they stopped pursuing him. Christensen is a less valuable player than Rudiger and thus his wages are comparatively lower however, he is still young and has at least six to seven years left to give in professional football. Thus he is a very attractive option for Bayern and now the German side is ready to give Barca a real battle for the player.

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