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Josko Gvardiol reveals Pep Guardiola chat & confirms RB Leipzig switch stance

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RB Leipzig centre-back Josko Gvardiol has confessed the membership have little interest in promoting him this summer season, regardless of widespread curiosity from throughout Europe.

The likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester Metropolis and Actual Madrid have all expressed an curiosity within the 21-year-old, who penned a contract extension final summer season to tie him to the Bundesliga facet till 2027.

90min understands Gvardiol’s contract features a launch clause of €100m which turns into energetic in 2024, so any sale this yr should be negotiated immediately with Leipzig – one thing Gvardiol doesn’t imagine his present employers are ready to do.

“The membership will not be inquisitive about promoting me this summer season, so there isn’t a level in speaking about anything,” Gvardiol informed a press convention.

“An important factor is to finish this season in Leipzig in the absolute best approach.”


Amongst Gvardiol’s suitors are Manchester Metropolis and Pep Guardiola, after whom the Leipzig defender is nicknamed as a result of similarities of their surnames.

The due had been seen talking after Metropolis’s Champions League last-16 victory over Leipzig earlier this month, however Gvardiol declined to disclose what was stated.

“I prolonged my hand to Guardiola and congratulated him on advancing within the Champions League,” the defender stated. “Guardiola, an excellent coach, threw a number of phrases at me, however I’ll maintain them to myself.”


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