Bayern Munich is not going to be signing Fulham midfielder Joao Palhinha this January, in line with the newest updates from trusted switch information guru Fabrizio Romano.
The Portugal worldwide has been vastly spectacular throughout his time within the Premier League with Fulham, and Romano has as soon as once more regarded into his scenario after he got here near leaving Fulham for Bayern in the summertime.
Chatting with CaughtOffside for his unique Every day Briefing column, Romano defined that Palhinha is now thought-about too costly for Bayern, who’re as a substitute specializing in different targets for this January.
Romano went on to say that we’ll now need to see if this implies one other English membership attempt to signal Palhinha as a substitute, which follows on from him beforehand telling CaughtOffside that Arsenal are admirers of the 28-year-old.
If Bayern are now not within the working, this could possibly be a chance for Arsenal, who would do effectively to strengthen their midfield as Thomas Partey has confirmed so injury-prone in current instances.
Discussing Palhinha’s scenario, Romano mentioned: “Joao Palhinha is not going to be a part of Bayern Munich within the January switch window. We all know he was virtually a Bayern participant on deadline day in the summertime earlier than the deal collapsed – Bayern determined to maintain following the participant as a result of they nonetheless like and respect Palhinha. Nonetheless, now the deal is not going to occur as a result of he’s thought-about too costly.
“Bayern are clear – they don’t have any intention to pay €75-80m for Palhinha, and that’s what Fulham need for the Portuguese midfielder after he signed a brand new deal in the summertime. Nothing is going on in January for Palhinha to Bayern, who’ve as a substitute signed Eric Dier, and now their focus is on signing a brand new right-back.
“For Palhinha, let’s see if the scenario can change with an English membership making an attempt to signal him in January, or if he’ll transfer in the summertime. In the meanwhile the scenario is quiet, and his value makes it look troublesome for one thing to occur in January as the one manner is for high golf equipment to promote gamers earlier than, however that is additionally not straightforward.”
Arsenal followers will certainly be maintaining a detailed eye on this within the days and weeks forward, however in fact it is also that different Premier League golf equipment can be extra prone to be a part of the race for his signature, with the Gunners absolutely a bit of restricted in what they’ll do following a busy summer season bringing in large names like Declan Rice and Kai Havertz.