Stuttgart snub Real Madrid bid for Pavard amid United and Arsenal links

Stuttgart snub Real Madrid bid for Pavard amid United and Arsenal links

- Real Madrid offer for VfB Stuttgart full-back Benjamin Pavard has been rejected

- The 22-year-old defender also claimed the best goal of the tournament at the summer World Cup

- He is also a target for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and two EPL clubs

Spanish giants Real Madrid have suffered a setback in their attempt to prize away VfB Stuttgart's Benjamin Pavard.

According to a UK Sun report, citing sources in German’s Sport Bild, two Premier League clubs Manchester United and Arsenal are also in the running to sign the talented full-back Pavard, but Stuttgart chiefs are not eager to let go of the French World Cup winner in January.

Interestingly, in rejecting Real Madrid bid for the 22-year-old, the Bundesliga side were eyeing a massive fee for the right-back, who performed excellently with France’s Les Bleus during their success, at the summer World Cup in Russia.

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In addition, the Bundesliga club reportedly have no plans of offloading an important squad member like Pavard, during the forthcoming winter transfer window.

But the Los Blancos are still keeping vigil ahead of Pavard’s potential suitors.

On the other hand, Bayern Munich unlike Real Madrid are ready to bid time to the end of the 2018/19 campaign, to make their intentions known.

Interestingly, Pavard, who was in action in all games for France during the mundial, was a surprise inclusion, but ended up carting home the best goal of the tournament for his strike against Argentina.

Stuttgart snub Real Madrid bid for Pavard amid United and Arsenal links

Pavard played every minute of France's triumphant World Cup campaign
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Meanwhile, previously had reported that 2018 FIFA World Cup winner Benjamin Pavard has reportedly emerged as a January 2019 transfer target for reigning Premier League champions Manchester City.

According to the report by Le 10 Sport, Manchester City gaffer Pep Guardiola was impressed with his performances at the 2018 World Cup championship.

Apart from winning the World Cup with France, Benjamin Pavard's goal against Argentina was also voted as the best goal of the tournament.

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