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German defender Niklas Sule rejected Premier League move

German defender Niklas Sule rejected Premier League move


German defender Niklas Sule rejected Premier League move

Sule: rejected England move in favour of Bayern
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Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule has revealed that he had an option to move to England and sign for either Tottenham or Manchester United prior to moving to the Bavarian side. Sule arrived in Munich from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim in a 25 million euro transfer deal in 2017.

Instead, Sule opted to stay in his home country and has now gone on to represent the German full national team. Many consider Sule to be one of the best centre-backs in the world.

“It was a thought to go to the Premier League [in 2017],” the 24-year-old revealed.

“This is one of the leagues in which I really want to play. At the time, however, I saw the change to Munich as the best step. And, as you can see, I am very happy at Bayern.

“Not only because I got my way, but also because the fans and all the staff are great.”

Man Utd reportedly were very close to securing a deal to sign Sule back in 2017, with a transfer fee of 20 million euros agreed between the Old Trafford outfit and Sule’s then club Hoffenheim.





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Philippe Coutinho rejected deadline-day move to Premier League side

Philippe Coutinho rejected deadline-day move to Premier League side


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Philippe Coutinho news

Coutinho turned down Spurs on deadline day
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Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho is understood to have rejected the option to join Tottenham Hotspur prior to the Premier League transfer deadline. The Brazil international was widely fancied to return to the English top-flight before the 5pm deadline on Thursday and he was offered to the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.

According to AS, Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino had sought to lure Coutinho back to England and he made a personal one-on-one phone call to the 27-year-old.

However, the Brazilian decided to snub advances from his former Espanyol head coach, considering he wanted to remain loyal to Jurgen Klopp‘s side by not signing with a Premier League rival.

Coutinho has seemingly fallen down the pecking order at the Camp Nou following the big-money purchase of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.

Still, he continues to remain optimistic about his chances of succeeding with the Blaugrana and appears set to fight for his position rather than pursuing a move to another elite European outfit.





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