Japanese international Wataru Endo will in all probability than Vfb Stuttgart to Liverpool FC changes. And media reports confirmed the correspondence of the VFP coaches Sebastian Honess. Hoeneß said Endo had obtained permission from the Swabians to travel to England for talks and medical check-ups. There is no longer in training. Stuttgart meets VfL Bochum at the start of the Bundesliga on Saturday (3.30pm in FAZ live Bundesliga and Sky tape).
Hoeneß said that it was certainly “not normal for a captain to disembark two or three days before a voyage set off”. The upcoming midfielder’s farewell is “really painful” for VfB and he is “unhappy” as a coach. But he understands the point of view of the player and the club. Endo could fulfill his Premier League dream at the age of 30. In addition, Hoeneß explained that “from the club’s point of view, the economic package is good.”
The transfer fee for Endo, whose contract with VfB expires on June 30, 2024, is around €20 million. It should be able to grow up to €25m with potential bonus payments. He was the 50-time international player of the Belgian club in 2019 VV St Truiden Moved to Stuttgart. Hoeneß announced that Endo would be replaced internally in the short term. Until the end of the transfer window on September 1, they will be looking for an outside replacement “under high pressure”. (dpa)