Frozen-out Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will transfer to Juventus earlier than the tip of the summer time switch window on Monday, in keeping with German media.
In line with journal Kicker and every day Bild, Italian champions Juve are within the hunt for an skilled defender following Giorgio Chiellini’s cruciate knee ligament damage, and Boateng reportedly begged the membership to let him depart.
Reviews of his exit come after German media famous that he wasn’t current on the conventional lederhosen-and-beer photoshoot on Sunday.
The 30-year-old, dropped from the Germany set-up by Joachim Loew, was a Bayern stalwart however hasn’t performed a single Bundesliga minute this season after being sidelined following the arrival of France worldwide Benjamin Pavard and club-record signing Lucas Hernandez.
He had already earned the wrath of membership president Uli Hoeness final season by not participating within the celebrations for successful the league title, with Hoeness calling Boateng a “international physique” on the membership.
Govt Board Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge stated final month that he was free to go away ought to he discover a suitor.
Boateng has received seven Bundesliga titles and the 2013 Champions League, the final of the Bavarian membership’s 5 top-level European triumphs.