Shortly before the end of the winter transfer period on January 31, 2022, rumors made the round that Anthony Modeste left the 1st FC Cologne towards the Middle East and could have signed a mega contract there. Later, the effe for confirmed the offer. Now the scorer himself has been expressed.
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With 13 goals in 20 games, Anthony’s modestest is not only the four-best striker of the Football Bundesliga, but also top scorer of 1. FC Cologne. Logically, that the Domstädter, which with Trainer Steffen Baumgart ranked eight of the table, also continue to put on the services of the modest tied up to 2023.
But in winter, the Frenchman could have switched to Al-Hilal to Saudi Arabia, where he would have to hear after not only a long-term pension contract, but also a salary doubling of three to more than six million.
“Yes, there was this offer, which would have been very lucrative for all sides,” Todeste said to “picture” and added, “It’s clear that one makes himself think about my career.”
In addition to salary jump for the offensive star, the 1st FC Cologne would have financially benefited, as Al-Hilal should have been prepared to pay up to five million euros. But modests decided for a whereabouts.
Modest: Baumgart “Much to owe” at the 1st FC Cologne
The reason: his attachment to city, club and trainer Baumgart, who had brought the 33-year-old again.
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After consultations with his agent, his family and Baumgart, the decision stems, so the leaf, revealed the modest unaffired: “I love the FC!”
And also for Baumgart there was warm words: “I come from a time that was not easy for me. I owe much to the coach. That’s why we decide together to decide together.”