Bayern Munich are working to sign the successor for Robert Lewandowski and have identified VfB Stuttgart’s Sasa Kalajdzic. However, the competition is only growing fierce.
With 22 goals and 8 assists in 44 games for the Swabians, there is no wonder why the Austrian striker has been attracting interest from numerous top clubs. According to SPORT1, Borussia Dortmund are also heavily interested in Kalajdzic after the departure of Erling Haaland. The previous coach Marco Rose was not a fan of Kalajdzic, but the newly appointed Edin Terzic is now pushing for a transfer.
At the moment, Bayern Munich seem to be in ‚pole position‘ for the reason that the agent of the Austrian Sacha Empacher has conducted two meetings with Bayern representatives two weeks ago, but not yet with Dortmund. The Borussens sporting director Sebastian Kehl had only inquired about Kalajdzic via a telephone call.
After the departure of Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund are now torn between Kalajdzic and Sebastian Haller from Ajax. The latter would be more expensive than Kalajdzic.
Agent of the Austrian Sacha Empacher has made it clear that there is no need for hasty decisions: “There is no rush. Sasa still has a year contract with VfB Stuttgart. The summer is still long“, the agent told Sport1.
In addition to Bayern and BVB, Manchester United and Newcastle United are also said to be interested in Kalajdzic. The Swabians‘ reported transfer fee is 20 to 25 million € for Kalajdzic