Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal must break transfer record to sign Bailey


Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal must break their transfer record to sign winger, Leon Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen.

German football magazine, Kicker, reports that the sporting director of Bayer Leverkusen, Jonas Boldt reckons that Bailey will command a similar transfer fee as forward, Ousmane Dembele, who joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund for ÂŁ97million last summer.

The report also said that, the German club would be willing to sell their prized jewel to Premier league teams in the summer if they meet the asking price for the Jamaican international.

The 20-year-old is on the watch list of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal and they must break their transfer record if they are to sign the forward.

Manchester United’s transfer record for arrivals is €105m paid to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus.

Chelsea’s biggest transfer is Alvaro Morata’s move from Real Madrid which cost €66m.

Arsenal broke their transfer record with after signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for €63.75m last month.

This season, Bailey has scored 10 goals in 20 competitive games for Leverkusen and provided 5 assists.

His contract with Leverkusen will expire in June 2022.


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