Stoke city were involved in the struggle for Witsel

Сток Сити включился в борьбу за Витселя

Axel Witsel

It seems that the Belgian midfielder of Zenit, Axel Witsel, during the summer break will be one of the most sought after players on the transfer market.

Midfielder Zenit St. Petersburg, in March 2016, after the relegation of his club from the Champions League, announced his desire to leave Russia soon. Although the contract Witsel is calculated till 2017, the year, with a high probability to finish it to the end, the Belgian did not have, as in Europe over the midfielder started a real hunt.

The first club that expressed an interest in the services Witsel, Milan became, later in the race for the 27-year-old player of the national team of Belgium has joined Roma. Now, according to Italian media reports, English Stoke city began negotiating the transfer of midfielder for Albion. Potters ready to start bidding, starting from the amount of 15 million euros. The management of the Zenith, by the way, does not hide that wants to help out for Witsel, at least 20 million in the same currency.

Recall that Axel Witsel moved to Zenit in 2012 for 40 million euros. In the championship of Russia of a season 2015/2016, the player has played 29 matches, scored 3 goals and gave one assist.

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