Bayern Munich join Celtic and Nottingham Forest race in tracking Wilfred Ndidi


Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel is keen to bolster his squad with the signing of a number 6 before the close of the summer transfer window, gathered .

According to reports from Germany, Leicester City’s holding midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is among the players being considered for the role.

The German champions are also considering moves for Ibrahim Sangaré (PSV Eindhoven), Florentino (Benfica Lisbon) and Aurelien Tchouameni (Real Madrid).

The Nigerian has been with Leicester since the January window of 2017, signing from Belgian Pro League outfit KRC Genk under the management of Foxes’ iconic manager Claudio Ranieri, still has one year contract left.

Since then, Ndidi has been a regular throughout his six years in the East Midlands, featuring 240 times and scoring on 12 occasions in all competitions.

So far this summer, the 26-year-old has been linked with moves to Nottingham Forest, a potential reunion with old Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers at Celtic, and most recently a potential move to Turkey as links with Fenerbache have surfaced.

Is there concrete interest from Bayern Munich?

The report suggests that so far, Ndidi is one of a number of options Tuchel is monitoring, as Bayern begin the defence of their Bundesliga title this weekend.

Former Racing Genk ace Ndidi has tons of experience of playing at the highest level, with 192 appearances for Leicester City in the Premier League and another 63 matches in the Belgian Pro League.

The 26-year-old has been involved in each of the first three competitive matches played by the Foxes this season, and was on target against Burton Albion in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

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