Missed the cup win, but at least secured the runner-up championship for the second time after 2017. At RB Leipzig, after the 2-2 draw against Wolfsburg, the planning for the new season under coach Jesse Marsch (47) is also officially in full swing.
Club boss Oliver Mintzlaff (45) has already announced that he wants to cut the squad for the new season from 25 to 21 players. After a few contract extensions (including Haidara, Forsberg) it now has to be thinned out. Alexander Sørloth (25) could become a “victim”. There is already a prospect for the Norwegian.
Turkish Club wants Sørloth back!
Last summer, the striker moved from Trabzonspor to Leipzig with a lot of theater for 20 million euros. Here he has not been able to meet expectations so far, only scoring five goals in 28 games. “We gave a Ferrari to Leipzig, but in Leipzig they treated it like a normal car,” says Trabzon President Ahmet Agaoglu (63).
He would like to have Sørloth back. Agaoglu: “Alex wasn’t in a good mood at Crystal Palace either, so we set him up here. We can do that again. ”After the Sørloth exit, the Turks are missing a goalscorer. Replacement Djaniny only had eight goals in 30 games.
The crux of the matter: Trabzonspor plays fourth in the table only in the new “Conference League”. And Sørloth would like to borrow it. According to BILD information, there has not yet been an official request in Leipzig. However, open personal details should be clarified quickly after the Union game on Saturday.
That should then also affect Sørloth …