Cape Town - Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng
is reportedly not interested in making a return to the Premier League
and would prefer a move to Italy or France.
The former Manchester City defender has slipped down the pecking
order at the Allianz Arena, with Mats Hummels, Nicklas Sule and Javi
Martinez all ahead of him.
Boateng has won everything in Germany since returning to the
Bundesliga with Bayern in 2011, but now the 30-year-old is likely to
depart in the summer.
Manchester United and Arsenal are both reported to have interest in
acquiring the Germany international to help help their leaky defences.
However, Boateng is apparently unwilling to go back to English
football, after leaving City following just one season at the club in
He has also thought to have indicated that the two moves he would be
most happy with would be either a switch to PSG or Juventus – two clubs
who, like Bayern, have dominated their domestic leagues over the past
He has just one year left on his Bayern deal and could be available for a little as £15 million.