Pierre-Emile Højbjerg to be sold by Southampton this summer. The question is just to whom ...
The 24-year-old midfielder has only one year left of his contract on the south coast.
He will not extend his agreement with 'The Saints', and the Premier League-the club is forced to sell him in the coming transfervindue to get some much-needed pounds in the box.
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg has been set aside as kaptjan in Southampton, because he will be away from the club. Picture: Ian Walton/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
Tottenham have long been the hottest suitor for the midfielder, but now has a new club supposedly volunteered in the field. And we are not talking about any club.
According to the podcast The Transfer Window is Manchester City-manager Pep Guardiola interested to download Wigan to the Etihad Stadium.
- It comes as a shock to the Premier League club trying to buy him. And a shock to a manager, who has had a big rivalry with Pep Guardiola, says the journalist Duncan Castles, with reference to Tottenham-boss José Mourinho.
Pierre Emile Højbjerg in the duel with West ham's Michail Antonio. Picture: Eddie Keogh/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
In the popular podcast tells Duncan Castles, that Guardiola sees Wigan as part of the buildup, he is planning.
Tottenham are very concerned about it
David Silva stops after this season, and the brazilian veteran Fernandinho is not what he has been and has also performed large parts of the season in the centerforsvaret.
Guardiola wants more options in midfield, and it is here that Wigan come into the picture.
I can understand that Tottenham are very concerned about it. Chairman Daniel Levy is not happy that City have come in and have complicated, what looked like a relatively inexpensive solution, in a summer where he doesn't want to spend much money on the team, says Castles in The Transfer Window.
Pep Guardiola knows Højbjerg from Bayern Munich, where the Spanish coach gave the young dane a chance.
Højbjerg know Guardiolas complex tactics, and the dane's experience from the Premier League is also a big plus.
Guardiola gave a young Pierre-Emile Højbjerg playing time in Bayern Munich. Picture: Tobias Schwarz/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
Højbjerg has been among the stars in Southampton, but lost earlier in the season anførerbindet, when it was clear that he wanted to move away from the club.
Southampton have, therefore, been trying to get more clubs than Tottenham on the pitch in an attempt to push the price up.
Ajax has been mentioned, but can't compete on economy with Tottenham and Manchester City.
According to the Evening Standard has Højbjerg expressed that he want to come to Tottenham, but the 'Spurs' will not pay the 35 million. the pound – approx. 285 million. kr. – as Southampton require.
the Club from north london hope to be able to use fullback Kyle Walker-Peters as the lure. He is currently on loan at Southampton.
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg has earlier this season changed agent and is now in the barn with Pini Zahavi.
The israeli " screening geopolitics: played a not insignificant role, as José Mourinho earlier this year became the new manager of Tottenham.
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