Is there a risk of stars fleeing in summer?
Gladbach will not play in the Champions League next season and probably not in the Europa League either. Bad conditions to convince the top players to stay. The contracts of Matthias Ginter (27) and Denis Zakaria (24) expire in 2022. If Borussia still wants to earn money with them, Max Eberl (47) would now have to sell or extend.
BILD white: As of now, Gladbach only wants to buy Ginter OR Zakaria, one of the two is to be sold. In addition, the departures of Oscar Wendt (35), Julio Villalba (22), substitute keeper Max Grün (34) and probably also loan player Tino Lazaro (25). The future of Ibo Traoré is also unclear (33 / contract expires).
Five or six players gone. Who comes?
So far, midfield clearers Kouadio Koné (19, 9 million from Toulouse) and Hannes Wolf (22, after borrowing for 9.5 million from Leipzig) have been determined. For new coach Adi Hütter (51), Gladbach pays 7.5 million to Frankfurt. There are also four returners on loan (Benes, Bennetts, Poulsen, Nicolas).
Big names won’t follow. On the contrary – Eberl announces a shrinking squad: “It is definitely not possible to add two, three or four players to our squad. It’s definitely getting smaller. Young players should come back into focus again. “
Personnel decisions will only be made after the end of the season. Eberl: “Then we know what that means financially.”