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German defender Niklas Sule, who joined Bayern Munich from Hoffenheim on a £20m move, has revealed the reason why he wanted a move to the Bundesliga giants instead of Chelsea.

The 21-year-old told German publication Bild: “There was interest from Chelsea, but Bayern are among the top three clubs in the world so I didn’t have to think about it long,” 

“Going to England would have come too early for me. No club from England could have stimulated me as the offer from Bayern did.”


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Antonio Conte is looking for a new centre-back to revamp Chelsea defence in next summer transfer window.

The Italian manager targeted Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule but the German international reveals he rejected Blues offer to join Bayern Munich in the end of this season: Carlo Ancelotti‘s side recently closed the deal for £ 22m.

“Both offers came almost simultaneously,” Sule told to German media TZ.

“Of course it was huge for me that the Premier League leaders showed interest in me. 

“But it felt better to stay in the Bundesliga.

“And Bayern are the top address, there is nothing greater in the world.”


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German defender Niklas Sule joined Bayern Munich in January transfer window, in spite of great interest from both Chelsea and Liverpool in Premier League.

Speaking about England, the 21-year-old explained the reason why he decided to stay in Bundesliga: “I had good talks with the bosses at Bayern and Hoffenheim, – Sule told German outlet Sky Deutschland – Ultimately, I opted for Bayern as it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity”.

“I believe I’ll fit in well and can learn a lot from the other central defenders there. A move to England wasn’t yet right.”

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Chelsea are lining up a January move to land Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule to Stamford Bridge, according to ESPN FC.

It is understood the Blues are also keeping tabs also on Michael Keane, Ben Gibson and Antonio Rudiger, anyway it has been reported that manager Antonio Conte made the German international his main target to strengthen the defense when the transfer market window reopens.

Also Liverpool have been repeatedly linked with a move for the 21-year-old, while Bayern Munich could reportedly consider a move for the Bundesliga starlet.

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Also Napoli are interested in Hoffenheim centre-back Niklas Sule, who has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea when the transfer market window reopens in January.

Anyway the German defender, who is under contract untile June 2019 at the Bundesliga outfit, might leave the club with an offer in the region of £19m, according to reports in Italy.

Also Real Madrid and Liverpool are said to be interested in the 21-year-old starlet and they both made an enquiry to sign the talent.

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Niklas Süle has been recently linked with a move to Chelsea or Liverpool and his agent Karl-Heinz Forster German told Sport Bild“Chelsea was keen on him during last transfer window, and I know they still are. They might be willing to pursue him again in the foreseeable future“.

The 21-year-old is under contract with Hoffenheim until June 2019 and also a host of Italian sides reportedly tried to sign him in the last transfer market window.


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Chelsea are interested in Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule in view of next transfer window in January, according to the Daily Mail.

Antonio Conte’s side have reportedly already made an enquire about the availability of the 21-year-old, who has been targeted to strengthen the defense.

Sule featured 76 times in Bundesliga with his current side Hoffenheim and recently made his debut for Germany national team.

His agent, Karlheinz Forster, told Bild: “Yes, there was interest. The English have made it clear they’ll still be interested next year”.

Also Liverpool are said to be keeping tabs on Sule.



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