German Transfer News Roundup | Eintracht Frankfurt in talks to sign Lucas Alario, Hertha Berlin want Ermedin Demirović & more

In this new daily feature, Get German Football News will roundup all the latest transfer news across the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga in one place, released at 20:00 CET daily for the remainder of the transfer window.

Lucas Alario to Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt are in advanced talks to sign 29-year-old Argentine forward Lucas Alario from Bayer Leverkusen for a reported €6.5m, according to Kicker. Alario will likely leave B04 this summer following the contract extension of Patrik Schick and arrival of Adam Hložek, dropping him further down the pecking order.

Alario has a preference to remain in Europe for now, with interest also coming from Italian and South American clubs. With six Bundesliga goals last season, Alario wants continuous minutes to improve his chances of representing Argentina at the World Cup in Qatar.

Bundesliga clubs interested in Sargis Adamyan

Returning from a successful six-month loan spell at Club Brugge, 29-year-old Armenian forward is in contention to leave Hoffenheim this summer following the appointment André Breitenreiter as head coach.

Adamyan is entering the final year of his contract at Hoffenheim and has interest from several unnamed Bundesliga clubs, according to Kicker. Adamyan has played 53 games in all competitions for Hoffenheim since his arrival from Jahn Regensburg in 2019, scoring 11 and creating five.

Hamburg beat FC Köln to the signing of Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer

According to Hamburger Morgenpost, 20-year-old Dynamo Dresden attacker Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer has opted to join Hamburg ahead of Bundesliga side FC Köln.

The talented German contributed to 10 league goals (5 goals, 5 assists) in 30 games last season and is available for a transfer after Dresden dropped down to the 3. Liga.

Hertha Berlin want to sign Ermedin Demirović

After failing to sign Ermedin Demirović on loan in January, Hertha Berlin again want to sign 24-year-old Bosnian forward Ermedin Demirović from Freiburg this summer on a permanent transfer.

Freiburg and Hoffenheim interest in Wilfried Gnonto

Gianluca Di Marzio reported last night that Bundesliga duo Freiburg and Hoffenheim are interested in signing 18-year-old Italian forward Wilfried Gnonto from FC Züruch.

Gnonto made his international debut for Italy at the weekend vs Germany and is currently entering the final year of his contract. Freiburg were thought to be leading the race but following the appointment of Breitenreiter at Hoffenheim, it’s improved their chances of signing the talented forward, who played under the 48-year-old coach in Zürich.

Marcel Halstenberg extends RB Leipzig contract

Bundesliga side RB Leipzig today announced the contract extension of 30-year-old defender Marcel Halstenberg until 2024. The Germany international’s previous contract was due to expire this summer and had courted interest from Borussia Dortmund.

However, after 200 games for RB Leipzig in all competitions and a DFB Pokal win, Halstenberg will remain at the Bundesliga club a little longer.

Schalke to appoint Frank Kramer

Schalke have today confirmed that they have scheduled a press conference for 14:00CET on Tuesday 7 to unveil their new head coach. According to Kicker, this is expected to be former Arminia Bielefeld head coach Frank Kramer.

The 50-year-old worked under S04 sporting director Rouven Schröder at Greuther Fürth.

 

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