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Julian Nagelsmann on Thomas Lemar: “We cannot financially support everything that might be good for us.”

Although not ruling out a move completely, RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann has casted doubt on the Bundesliga club signing Atlético Madrid attacker Thomas Lemar.

“Thomas Lemar is a very good player with a lot of potential who has played very little recently. But we as a club cannot financially support everything that might be good for us,” said Nagelsmann.

According to Bild, the Spanish side want a €10 million loan fee whilst RB Leipzig would have to pay the Frenchman’s salary, reported to be €7m per season.

Per the report, Lemar would have to significantly lower his salary demands if he is to join RB Leipzig.

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