Joshko Gbardiol has left for Manchester City. Leipzig made a lot of profit by selling Gvardiol, Dominique Soboslai and Timo Werner.
Football media ‘Score 90’ introduced Leipzig’s sale profits as “Leipzig’s great business” through SNS on the 5th (hereinafter Korean time). According to ‘Score 90’, 77 million euros (about 110 billion won) were spent on the acquisition of Gbardiol, Soboslay, Christopher Nkunku, Werner and Ibrahima Konate, but a total of 313 million euros (about 110 billion won) was spent on the five players. sold for 450 billion won).
Manchester City said on the club’s official website on the 5th (hereinafter Korean time), “We are delighted to have signed Gbardiol on a five-year contract. Gvardiol has become the second summer transfer window after Mateo Kovacic.” Officially announced the recruitment of Dior. Gbardiol has left Leipzig for Manchester City.
The transfer fee for Gbardiol was 90 million euros (approximately 129.6 billion won). Leipzig made a lot of money in the transfer market this summer. 안전놀이터 He sold Sobo Sly to Liverpool for 70 million euros (about 100 billion won) and Nkunku to Chelsea for 65 million euros (about 93.5 billion won). This summer alone, he earned about 320 billion won by selling three players.
Leipzig is famous for selling clubs that have fun by selling players. Not only did they sell well this summer, but they have always sold players at high prices in recent years. Representatively, in the 2020-21 season, Werner (about 76 billion won), in the 2021-22 season, Dayo Upamecano (about 60 billion won) and Konate (about 57.5 billion won) made big profits.
Unfortunately, there were many cases where the players Leipzig sold expensively did not play their role. Werner also received a lot of expectations and wore Chelsea’s uniform, but suffered a sluggish performance as he could not overcome the ‘Nine Curse’. Konate performed decently in his first season, but last season he had to leave a lot of time due to injuries. Upamecano made a fatal mistake at Bayern Munich last season and was pointed out as the main culprit in the elimination of the UEFA Champions League (UCL).
However, transfer students from Leipzig are expected to perform well. Nkunku showed excellent scoring ability during pre-season and became the hope of Chelsea attack. Sobosly, who was recruited as Liverpool’s midfield resources were largely absent, performed well in midfield.
Gbardiol has good physicality and quick feet, so he has an advantage in competition with strikers. He has a good build-up ability that is required of a center back these days, so he is expected to fit in well with Manchester City. Besides he is a left-footed centre-back. He is undoubtedly a resource that will be a great force in Manchester City’s defence. Unlike before, attention is focusing on whether transfer students from Leipzig will do their part.