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‘One to Watch’: Journalist Reveals That Bundesliga Club Demand £51M for ‘Top Player’ on Arsenal and Liverpool Shortlist

Eintracht Frankfurt defender Willian Pacho with the ball in a Bundesliga game against Hoffenheim.

Arsenal and Liverpool are amid an exciting three-horse race for the Premier League title with rivals Manchester City this season. However, both clubs are already looking to strengthen their ranks for the future. As per journalist Florian Plettenberg, the Gunners and the Reds have shortlisted Eintracht Frankfurt’s Willian Pacho as one potential summer acquisition.

Eintracht Frankfurt Name Their Price for Willian Pacho

Who Is Willian Pacho?

Willian Pacho is a 6’2″ center-back who plays for Die Adler and the Ecuadorian national team. He came through the academy of Ecuadorian Serie A club Independiente del Valle the same team that produced the likes of Moises Caicedo and Piero Hincapie.

He was later scouted by Belgian scouts before making his move to Royal Antwerp and eventually found himself being signed by his current team as a replacement for the outgoing Evan Ndicka.

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The 22-year-old is known for his physicality, interceptions, and imposing style of play while committing an extremely small number of fouls. His presence in the backline has also helped Eintracht to keep a league-leading six clean sheets this season.

It is not a surprise that the defender is attracting interest from giants of the Premier League.

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Eintracht Frankfurt Bosses Informed About the Interest

According to Plettenberg, the Eintracht hierarchy is informed about the interest in the defender from clubs like Arsenal and Liverpool. The journalist also adds that the club will demand at least £51M for their defender who is considered to be a “top player” in the Bundesliga.

Pacho made his debut for the German side only last year and has a contract running till 2028. Any deal for the youngster will undoubtedly require a massive fee from the interested party.

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The Ecuadorian’s skillset will be a great asset to any club that is willing to sign him and this transfer story will definitely be one to keep an eye on in the summer.



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