Ozan Kabak was the young pick from Bundesliga to Premier League in the winter transfer window. Champions Liverpool was the destination for the defensive option from Schalke 04. The player is on a loan contract with Reds and includes a prospect for a permanent deal on paper.
But, the updates from the transfer market added another Schalke youngster to the wish list of Premier League clubs for the Summer transfer window. 19-year-old Matthew Hope is the new name in the market with an attractive profile.
The center-forward from the United States has been in the headlines in Germany with a stunning debut with the Schalke senior side. He was an academy graduate from Schalke and got promoted into the senior squad this January on a contract for 3 years.
Another talent from Bundesliga
German Bundesliga has got a good track record of the invention of young talented players. Most of them get into the market from the German domestic competition. But, later end up in the elite leagues of Europe. Many of the Bundesliga stars are setting their play in England’s top sides.
Hoppe got only two months in Bundesliga and from 11 games he scored 5 goals already. Football pandits consider the player as another wonderkid from the league who can rule the game in the continent.
Rumors on the Summer transfer window are already heating up in England. Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, and Tottenham Hotspur are the sides that tracking Hoppe for the summer switch. (Teamtalk)
After the player gets into the headlines, many of the teams from Spain and Italy shown their interest in the star. Matthew Hope is settling in the first tier competitions and switching to Premier League is a little early choice for him at this moment.
Schalke’s interest in the deal
Christian Gross’ Schalke is living their worst time in Germany. They are facing relegation after placed last in the league table. Also, the pandemic hit finance of the club needs some urgent reinforcement.
If the team faces a relegation by the end of the season, that will force them to sell their important players to raise the funds. The summer transfer window could add some finance for the Germans as they got some impressive players in the transfer window according to 90min.
Ozan Kabak’s Liverpool life is a temporary setup for Anfield. But if the Turkish international can win hearts in Merseyside, the story would be different. The Reds are looking for a long-term investment in the defensive department on behalf of their unavailable first options.
Jose Mourinho’s Spurs are also tracking down the player to push hard for the European berths. Schalke is keeping the striker for more lavish offers and Hoppe is their trending one option from the attacking line for the Summer.
Manchester clubs are fighting hard for the title and love some young investments in the backline. The Summer window rumors haven’t identified any figures in the transfer. But, the lead has identified the demand of the player with main actors of England on-board.