Barcelona And Manchester United Set For Transfer Battle For Bayern Munich Winger

Written By Onyeka Daniel

Bayern Munich and French winger, Kingsley Coman is set to at the centre of a transfer battle between Barcelona and Manchester United in the coming transfer window.

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Coman has taken giant strides since joining Bayern Munich from Juventus. Initially signed on loan in the summer of 2015, his move was made permanent two years later, as Bayern exercised their option to sign him permanently in April 2017.


The Frenchman might be facing an uncertain future at Bayern Munich, as over the last six years, his career has been blighted by a spate of injuries, but Coman has remained a key figure for the Bundesliga champions throughout his stint, but he does not have any shortage of suitors.

The 25-year-old forward is being tailed by Barcelona and Manchester United, among others. With just two years left on his current deal with the German champions, the Bavarians have plenty of time to reach an agreement with Coman but the player himself is said to be looking at moving elsewhere for a new experience, alerting Manchester United and Barcelona, who are monitoring the situation closely and preparing to make a move if the opportunity arises.

Barcelona would want to sign him for their incoming coach, Xavi Hernandez as he aims to instill his own style of play if and whenever he takes over the job at the Camp Nou who are under the interim management of Sergi Barjuan.


Former Barcelona coach and the current coach of English side, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola has said that Xavi is ready to become the coach of Barcelona.

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Guardiola coached Xavi when he was the coach of the Catalans and oversaw a successful reign, winning every available trophy both in Europe and the domestic League and has thrown his weight behind his former pupil. “Xavi, if it happens, I don’t have any doubts he’s ready to do the job,” Pep said.

“He knows the environment, which is so important. “He knows the game, he has passion. He has more experience now than I had when I took over. “Xavi, of course, is really good. If Xavi is the next manager, I wish him all the best and hopefully step by step the team can come back.” He further added.

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