News : Deadline Day: FC Bayern Munich loaned out Chris Richards and Joshua Zirkzee

News : Deadline Day: FC Bayern Munich loaned out Chris Richards and Joshua Zirkzee

The effects of the corona pandemic do not stop at the Bundesliga: while the clubs spent almost 200 million on new players in the winter of the previous year, the 18 Bundesliga clubs only got around a quarter of this amount to get themselves for the season’s final spurt to reinforce. Less money was last spent in the Bundesliga in the transfer winter of the 2013/14 season. There were also only a few sensational transfers internationally.

Nevertheless, on »Deadline Day«, the last day of the transfer window, a few prominent players changed clubs – including some well-known names in the Bundesliga. Who came, who went? The most important transfers of the last day can be found here in the overview:

Football Bundesliga

Michel Vlap, Arminia Bielefeld

Climbers Arminia Bielefeld fights for survival in the Bundesliga. The most harmless storm in the league, with 15 goals on par with Schalke 04, needs fresh offensive forces. Michel Vlap could do Uwe Neuhaus’s team good: The 23-year-old Dutchman scored double digits in the last two seasons, first in the Dutch Eredivisie, then in the Belgian Pro League. There Vlap is with RSC Anderlecht was only second choice recently, which is why the 1.90-meter-tall, offensive midfielder can now try his hand at Bielefeld on loan until the summer.

Laszlo Benes, FC Augsburg

Many in Gladbach enjoy the development of Florian Neuhaus in the central midfield. For Laszlo Benes, however, Neuhaus’ leap in performance means one thing above all else: Little prospect of deployment times. Logically, the 23-year-old Slovak changed loan, who was with league rivals until the end of the season FC Augsburg may try to take on the legacy of club icon Daniel Baier in the central midfield.

Nemanja Radonjic, Hertha BSC

First had Hertha BSC Knocked at Werder Bremen’s Milot Rashica, but a change did not take place. Now Nemanja Radonjic has become the new left winger in Berlin, the 24-year-old Serb will be from until the end of the season Olympique Marseille borrowed. Thereafter there is a purchase option. Radonjic was unable to assert himself sustainably in Marseille, but the national player has already scored in two league games since the turn of the year. Hertha sports director Arne Friedrich predicted a “bright future” for the newcomer.

Sami Khedira, Hertha BSC

Probably the most prominent winter entry of the league is also a new Berliner: Sami Khedira is back in the Bundesliga after more than ten years in Madrid and Turin. Read here what the Berliners expect from the 33-year-old midfield veteran.

Robert Glatzel, Mainz 05

At the beginning of 2019, a hat-trick in the cup against FC Bayern made Robert Glatzel, then still in the service of 1. FC Heidenheim, known to a larger audience. Glatzel went from the 2nd Bundesliga to the second English division: at the Championship Club Cardiff City The 27-year-old played a good supporting role, but didn’t shine like in Germany. Now he’s borrowing FSV Mainz 05 Glatzel from the Welsh until the end of the season, he should replace Jean-Philippe Mateta, who has switched to Crystal Palace.

Chris Richards, TSG Hoffenheim

A young one BavariaDefender who for TSG Hoffenheim is awarded and then has a world career? First of all, that is the story of David Alaba, US talent Chris Richards is now missing “only” a world career: The 20-year-old defensive specialist is moving to Kraichgau for six months. There he can hope for some playing time: With Kevin Akpoguma, Benjamin Hübner and Ermin Bicakcic three central defenders are missing injured.

Petar Musa, Union Berlin

Anthony Ujah is still missing for a while due to an injury, but it wasn’t really a transfer out of necessity: Union Berlin it’s fine in terms of sport. Since Sebastian Andersson left for 1. FC Köln in the summer, however, the Köpenickers have been missing the sort of storm tank that has long been indispensable for their own idea of ​​football. Petar Musa is now one of those players again: The 1.90 meter tall Croat will be from until the end of the season Slavia Prague borrowed.

More leagues

Viktor Kovalenko, Atalanta Bergamo

Alejandro “Papu” Gómez was the captain and key player Atalanta Bergamo – before falling out with coach Gian Piero Gasperini in the fall. Consequently, Gómez was handed over to Sevilla FC in January. New to the Champions League round of 16: Ukrainian international Viktor Kovalenko, a dangerous, attacking midfielder from Shakhtar Donetsk, who is allowed to fight for the vacated space behind center forward Dúvan Zapata – among others with national team colleague Ruslan Malinovskyi.

Kevin Wimmer, Karlsruher SC

It wasn’t that long ago that Kevin Wimmer was one of the hottest young defenders in Europe: 2017 paid Stoke City just under 20 million euros to Tottenham Hotspur to sign the Austrian. Since then, Stoke has been relegated to the championship, Wimmer has been awarded several times. Now the 28-year-old is on loan from Karlsruher SC landed. After all: That means promotion opportunities in the 2nd Bundesliga instead of the last appearance in Stoke’s second team.

Neven Subotic, SCR Altach

Neven Subotic has undoubtedly had a great career: The 32-year-old made 232 appearances in the Bundesliga, Subotic was twice champion and cup winner with Borussia Dortmund, played 36 times for the Serbian national team. In the autumn of his career, however, Subotic apparently no longer has to be the big clubs: After a six-month interlude at Denizlispor The next step in his career now follows in the Süper Lig, to Austria in the first division SCR Altach. He is currently playing against relegation as the penultimate one – and the experienced Subotic is welcomed with open arms.

Joshua Zirkzee, Parma Calcio

Joshua Zirkzee was showered with praise last season for his carefree and outstanding goalscoring rate. Then in the summer came the change from Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting, instead of working times with the professionals of the FC Bayern Munich For Zirkzee it was called: Back to U23. Now the 19-year-old Dutchman is going to Italy Parma. Should the table penultimate in Serie A hold the class with Zirkzee, he could stay there: A purchase option is woven into the loan agreement for this case, Zirkzee would cost 15 million euros.

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