Manchester City looked to have got a deal for Joško Gvardiol over the line with Fabrizio Romano having given the move the “Here We Go!”
However, that is not the case, with RB Leipzig’s sporting director, Max Eberl, revealing a deal is not even close.
Eberl admits that Man City really want him, however, they will need to significantly increase their offer and here’s why...
RB Leipzig sporting director: “Currently, we are still very far apart”
Max Eberl claims that RB Leipzig are no longer in need of money following the sale of Dominik Szoboszlai to Liverpool.
This has left the German club now upping their asking price for Gvardiol and being able to stand firm over their stance.
The sporting director reveals that they will not block the move but have a clear idea of how they want to sell the 21-year-old.
Eberl said: “The fact is that Man City would like to have him.
“Currently, we are still very far apart.
“The transfer of Szoboszlai has secured us financially. We don’t need the money.
“We would prefer Joško to stay.
“We are not a club that blocks anything. We are transparent. But we have our ideas and want them to be implemented.”
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