Leverkusens goal scorer chic and the pain threshold

The 4-2 success in Sinsheim and the secure qualification for the Champions League made it a great relief among those responsible for Bayer 04. After the factory club failed in the two previous seasons, sports director Simon Rolfes admitted: “We just had to go to the Champions League this year.”

Schick once again became a match winner

For sporting and financial reasons. Sporty to be one of the most attractive start -up stations for top talents and in advertising to have top -class reinforcements with participating in the premier class a crucial argument on his side. Economically, because the additional income of 25 million euros in the Champions League, which is roughly estimated by the club, have serious importance to the Europa League, as Rudi Völler explains to striker Patrik Schick, who in Sinsheim with two goals and an assist Was a match winner.

This season, the Czech international has now developed into one of the hottest strikers in Europe with a total of 24 goals in 26 Bundesliga missions. And of course Bayer wants to hold the 26-year-old. “We are a club that has a pain limit, but I can’t imagine it at the moment with Patrik,” Völler told the League, but adds: “We would have had it if we hadn’t reached the Champions League. That was also the case with Kai Havertz, whom we then had to sell (2020 to Chelsea, note of red.). We don’t have to do that with Patrik now. “

Schick: “We will talk about it”

Recently, Rolfes and Völler’s managing director Fernando Carro had already emphasized that Schick would definitely not leave the club this summer. Interested parties could safely save calls to the bosses. Whereas his future sent out after his top performance in Sinsheim. “We’ll talk about it. Let’s take a look,” he said about the statements of Carro and Rolfes.

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It is only natural. “The quota that he now has is sensational,” enthuses Völler. In addition, left foot Schick made interesting for the top clubs at the latest at the euro in the summer of 2021 with its five goals. Only the Portuguese megastar Cristiano Ronaldo had also come to an as good yield with five goals as chic.

Just as Schick, his consultant Pavel Paska does not want to give a guarantee that the striker will stay in Leverkusen. “He has a contract until 2025. I don’t need to talk more about the topic,” says Paska. He also does not want to make the statement that Schick definitely remains on request.

Völler: “There is no reason to give one of our top players”

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Nevertheless, Bayer should be able to be confident that the attacker remains. In the winter, he had fundamentally assured that he did not want to force a transfer if Bayer 04 was against it. This position is not only given in the case. Völler explains that you want to hold the team together and emphasize: “There is no reason to give one of our top players.” Achieving this goal would be a next great success.