Bayer Leverkusen are looking to sign two Premier League stars, With Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin and Tottenham’s Serge Aurier emerging as a transfer target this current summer.
Bayer Leverkusen have a enough transfer budget after selling Kai Havertz to Chelsea for an underlying £62m, which could ascend to around £71m with add-ons.
While they will also be searching for a replacement for the goal scoring midfielder, the Bundesliga side are interested to add a right-sided defender to their positions and both Bellerin and Aurier fit the bill.
Both Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are likewise inspired by Hector Bellerin, with PSG reported to have made a £25m for the talented defender.
The Gunners are eager to sell the 25-year-old however are searching for £35m for him, which is a fee that could put Bayer Leverkusen off, regardless of their recent windfall.
The clubs may end up compromising, however with PSG prepared to make another move, Bayer Leverkusen could face a bidding war with PSG.
Serge Aurier will without a doubt be a less expensive alternative than Hector Bellerin, having fallen down the pecking order at Tottenham Hotspur since the arrival of Matt Doherty from Wolves this summer.
The Tottenham defender has also been intensely connected with AC Milan and could be accessible for around £17m as he is surplus to requirements under Jose Mourinho.
The Portuguese needs to make more signings before the transfer window closes and is interested to improve his transfer financial plan by offloading the right-back.
Tottenham Hotspur need to add a back-up striker to their positions to contend with Harry Kane, while Mourinho also needs a midfielder and a left-back.