Earlier this month, Gvardiol’s agent played down talk of a rushed transfer after the World Cup. He said: “Regarding a possible transfer in the summer of 2023, we are not in a hurry. I can also make it clear that there are no pre-agreements with any clubs. For sure, a lot of top clubs are informed about him, but Josko has a long-term contract in Leipzig.”
A January move for Gvardiol may be unlikely, with Leipzig currently just six points behind Bundesliga leaders Bayern. However, he seems destined to seal a blockbuster transfer next summer, and the Premier League is looking like an increasingly likely destination.
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