Transfer ticker: Ex-Unioner allegedly on the way to Hertha BSC

The winter changeover period in the Bundesliga ends on Tuesday (31 January 2023) at 6:00 p.m. plan what FC Bayern, BVB, Hertha BSC, Eintracht Frankfurt, VfB Stuttgart, FC Schalke 04 and Co.? What last minute developments are there in Premier League, La Liga or Series A?

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  • BVB could still get rid of Schulz
  • Hertha’s top scorer before departure?
  • Ex-Unioner on the way to Hertha BSC?

+++ January 31, 2023, 8:28 a.m .: Joao Cancelo has completed a medical check +++

The spectacular winter move from Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo to FC Bayern should take place this Tuesday. He arrived in Munich on Monday afternoon and completed the medical check-up.

The Sky broadcaster released a short video showing the full-back being dropped off by a driver in front of the Brothers of Mercy hospital. A real cracker on Deadline Day!

+++ January 31, 2023, 8:21 a.m .: “Happy End” at Chelsea and Fernandez? +++

In the transfer window ending today, no European club spent anywhere near as much money on fresh players as Chelsea FC. And the Blues’ shopping spree is apparently not over yet.

As transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports, the struggling tenth in the Premier League is still vying intensely for Argentinian world champion Enzo Fernandez from Benfica.

Chelsea are reportedly ready to put down €120m for the 22-year-old midfielder. Fernandez’s exit clause for Portugal’s record champions is said to be about as high. The stock stays hot!

+++ January 31, 2023, 8:06 a.m .: World record offer in England +++

There’s a lot going on today, and not just among the men: The English European champion Alessia Russo could apparently ensure a world record transfer in women’s football.

According to media reports, Arsenal from the Women’s Super League are said to have offered more than 400,000 pounds (456,000 euros) for the 23-year-old attacker from league rivals Manchester United – this sum was paid by FC Barcelona to Manchester City last September for Russo’s national team-mate Keira Walsh .

Russo’s contract expires this summer, the previous negotiations with Man United about an extension had failed. The transfer window also closes in England on Tuesday.

+++ January 31, 2023, 8:02 a.m .: Unions Becker in demand in the Premier League +++

Does Union Berlin lose a guarantee of success on Deadline Day? According to “Sky”, two Premier League clubs, Everton FC and West Ham United, are specifically interested in storm runabout Sheraldo Becker.

After all, the Iron would probably take a lavish fee for the 27-year-old, after all, his contract in Köpenick runs until 2025.

+++ January 31, 2023, 7:55 a.m .: BVB could still get rid of Schulz +++

Ex-national player Nico Schulz has had no future at Borussia Dortmund for some time. So far, however, a premature separation has always failed because BVB could not find anyone interested in the left-back. Apparently, this changed abruptly shortly before the end of the change period.

According to “Sport1”, the 29-year-old’s advisor is in talks with Serie A top club Atalanta Bergamo. The Italian fourth in the table is therefore interested in a commitment, and the change is said to take place on Tuesday.

Schulz actually still has a contract in Dortmund until 2024, but he will no longer receive assignments at the Revierklub.

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+++ January 31, 2023, 7:38 a.m.: Hertha’s top scorer before departure? +++

In an otherwise staid Hertha offensive, Dodi Lukebakio was the only ray of hope for long stretches of the season. With his achievements, the Belgian has obviously aroused desires.

According to “Bild”, PSV Eindhoven and FC Sevilla have approached the Berliners, who in turn are fighting for their top scorer to stay. Even PSG have inquired about the winger, it is said. Anything else happening today? It remains exciting!

+++ January 31, 2023, 7:22 a.m .: Barca have Bundesliga stars in their sights +++

FC Barcelona wants to arm itself for the title fight in the Spanish La Liga and strengthen itself for the second half of the season. The Catalans are also trading names from the Bundesliga – and quite prominent ones at that.

According to the Spanish newspaper “Sport”, Benjamin Pavard from FC Bayern and Thomas Meunier from BVB should be on the Barca list to create new alternatives for the right-back position.

+++ January 31, 2023, 7:12 a.m .: Ex-Unioner on the way to Hertha BSC? +++

Bundesliga side Hertha BSC, who are in acute danger of relegation, definitely want to strengthen themselves for the rest of the second half of the season. On Monday, some personal details were initially broken, and things are gradually getting tight for the Berliners. According to a “Bild” report, central defender Marvin Friedrich has now become the focus of the old lady.

The 27-year-old often does not get beyond the role of a supplementary player at Borussia Mönchengladbach and has ten starting eleven appearances in 2022/2023. Particularly exciting: Between 2017 and 2021, Friedrich was also under contract with city rivals 1. FC Union Berlin and played 78 Bundesliga games for the Irons.

+++ January 31, 2023, 7:00 a.m.: The calm before the storm +++

A brief overview: at least half a dozen Bundesliga clubs still want to land last-minute newcomers, even if the deals are not expected to be announced until later in the morning.

Hertha, who are threatened with relegation, are likely to be particularly busy, and they probably want to strike four (!) more times. FC Bayern, Union Berlin, Eintracht Frankfurt, VfB Stuttgart and FC Schalke 04 are probably still making transfers in the background. We are excited!