Sevilla have received 'no formal offers' for Bacca and Krychowiak, says sporting director

Sevilla Football Club

Monchi has responded to the wealth of transfer speculation, regarding leading players at Sevilla.

Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca and midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, are two of the most frequently mentioned players so far this summer, in transfer gossip columns throughout Europe.

Despite all the speculation and rumours though, in an interview with Spanish sports daily AS, Sevilla sporting director Monchi underlined that when it comes to either player: "There have been no formal offers."

Outlets in England such as the Daily Mail have situated Arsenal and Manchester United as remaining interested in the Polish international, whilst Sky Sports claim Liverpool have held talks with the Colombian international, who has also been linked with The Gunners.

Undoubtedly there have been tentative enquiries, but Monchi explained: "I differentiate a true offer, in which a club calls to ask directly for a player, or sends a mail with an offer in writing. That's what I consider an offer."

"Calls from agents asking about particular situations of players, aren't what I consider offers and I see them daily." He pointed out dismissively.

"Bacca is happy in Sevilla and at Sevilla FC." Monchi added with confidence, whilst regarding Krychowiak, he assured: "His interest in leaving Sevilla right now, is zero."

Although the Europa League winners have been clear they'll only negotiate with clubs who bid the release clause valuations, one thing Sevilla fans have feared, is that clubs in the Premier League showing interest in the likes of Krychowiak or Bacca, could lead to them being tempted away, with offers of double the money they're earning in Spain.

Asked how he combats such a situation, Monchi concluded: "It is part of my job and it wouldn't be the first time that's happened, or the last. That's what we're playing with, it's part of my work, convincing a footballer that one Euro is worth more, than two Euros elsewhere."

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