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A player that could be on his way out of Bayern Munich is left back Diego Contento, as reports have linked the young defender with Liverpool and Werder Bremen.
One story linked the player with Liverpool in the English newspaper, the Metro, on August 10, stating that the Premier League side were desperate for a new left sided full-back.
The paper claims it struck such a rumour from "reports" in Germany that coach Pep Guardiola had told the full-back that he could leave, and as such a reasonable loan deal could be agreed between the two clubs, amongst interest from Bundesliga sides Werder Bremen and Hertha Berlin.
Yet the actual report, published by Bild(German) on August 8, stated quite the contrary. Specifically, it differed in the manner of suggesting that Bayern would be willing to part with the full back, but only if they kept the services of Luiz Gustavo.
The reason behind this is thought to be that at least one player would have to stay to remain as cover for David Alaba at left-back.
The German tabloid claims it spoke to ex-Bayern player, Ludwig Kögl, who stated that "There was contact with Werder. What matters is what Bayern want. " But neither he, nor the article itself, mentioned anything about a bid from Liverpool.
As such, the situation has changed since the single report, as Luiz Gustavo has indeed left the club for pastures new at Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.
This would suggest the lack of genuine news surrounding any deal for the player is due to the fact that the club seemed determined to keep at least one of the two players as cover.