Bayer Leverkusen CEO hints at potential Victor Boniface departure

Bayer Leverkusen CEO hints at potential Victor Boniface departure

Bayer Leverkusen's success under Xabi Alonso might come at a cost as CEO Fernando Carro hints at a possible departure of Nigerian sensation Victor Boniface.

Under Alonso's guidance, Leverkusen have soared to unprecedented heights, remaining unbeaten in Europe's top five leagues and clinching their inaugural Bundesliga title with a resounding 5-0 victory over Werder Bremen on Sunday. 

Their European journey remains promising, holding a 2-0 advantage against West Ham in the Europa League quarter-finals, while they await the German Cup final against Kaiserslautern in May.

Despite their stellar performance, Leverkusen faces financial constraints, with Carro emphasizing the necessity to balance success with fiscal responsibility. "We have to be pragmatic. If the right offer comes in for Boniface, we'll have to consider it," Carro remarked, shedding light on Leverkusen's financial strategy.

Boniface, among the standout performers, has attracted interest from Premier League clubs, heightening speculation about his future at the Bay Arena. 

Leverkusen, known for prudent spending, values the Nigerian at ‚¬50 million but could entertain offers upwards of ‚¬70 million to facilitate squad reinforcements.

While Leverkusen's prized asset, Florian Wirtz, commands a market value of ‚¬110 million, Carro's comments underscore the club's commitment to sustainable growth amidst their recent successes. 

As the season culminates, Leverkusen face pivotal decisions in maintaining their competitive edge while navigating financial realities in the transfer market.

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