There’s a lot going on in the world of Rot Weissen. After securing the sensational deal with Sadio Mane from liverpool and bids farewell to Marc Roca who will be moving LeedsChris Richards could be the next one who could face a change of scenery.
Bayern Munich’s talented young American centre-back Chris Richards was battling foot and hamstring injuries which caused him to miss a handful of games while on loan at Hoffenheim and also with the USMNT. Nevertheless, many clubs in Europe’s top leagues seem to appreciate Chris Richards’ potential.
According to recent news from CBS Sportsis wanted by some La Liga, Premier League and Ligue 1 clubs.
“A trio of Spanish clubs have expressed an interest in the much-loved United States international who is also wanted by Southampton and Crystal Palace,” sources told CBS Sports.
Furthermore, these sources claim that ‘both Premier League teams are leading the way but are increasingly expected to face La Liga’s biggest challenge ever’. According to the cited sources, Valencia CF are one of those clubs that are watching Richards and there is also no shortage of interested parties from France and Germany.
Bayern Munich are ready to permanently sell the 22-year-old central defender at the right price, estimated at around 15 million euros. A potential buyout clause is also under discussion, should a sale actually take place. Richards transferred from FC Dallas in 2018, initially in the form of a loan, before a final signature took place a year later for an amount of €1.4 million. Although he only had ten senior appearances for the club, he attracted interest from other teams. In order to secure a starting position for the USMNT World Cup squad, a move to Spain or England could be beneficial as he currently does not appear to play a major role in Bayern’s 2022/23 season. Munich.