According to yesterday’s news from Spanish media outlets, Bayern Munich will pay Atletico Madrid’s Lucas Hernandez’s €80 m release clause on January.
French international has contract with Spanish club until 2024, however, as claimed by Marca, he will reportedly join Bundesliga champions.
Atletico Madrid have released official statement today, denying the rumours and claiming that star defender will stay at the club.
“Following the story published by the Marca newspaper on an alleged deal between Bayern Munich and our player Lucas Hernandez, according to which the German club is to trigger the Frenchman’s buyout clause in the January window, Atlético de Madrid wishes to state that, in conversation with our club, Lucas Hernandez has denied any deal with Bayern Munich and also any intention to exit our club.
Additionally, the excellent relationship between Atlético de Madrid and the German club has led Bayern Munich to deny said operation during a conversation between officials of both clubs. ” official statement says .