On her radar Barcelona lies one of the biggest and most expensive talents in German football. The reason for Bayer Leverkusen’s 19-year-old midfielder, Florian Wirtz who this year has 13 appearances with the “aspirins” having scored 2 goals and distributed 6 assists.
In fact, the German media take it a step further, as they report that Blaugrana officials are in contact with the footballer’s father in order to examine his intentions.
THE Wirtzwho is already 4 times international with national of Germanyis one of the heaviest and most important assets of Xabi Alonso’s team, with the Leverkusen club costing him over €100 million.
The German midfielder made his Bundesliga debut on May 18, 2020 at the age of 17 years and 15 days and is the fourth youngest player in the history of the German league.
In recent statements, the footballer’s father had expressed his son’s desire to continue playing in his homeland at least until the summer of 2024 and the EURO held in Germany. It is recalled that Bayer Leverkusen, aware of the intentions of other teams to buy the youngster, had proceeded with an early extension of his contract, binding him until the summer of 2027.
Editor: Babis Lessis
Source: Sport Fm
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