Leipzig has not received offers or contacts by Timo Werner

first_imgAmong the possible destinations of Werner is Liverpool English, who would have intensified his claim to sign him. To the forward, on the other hand, he would be attracted to the possibility of playing in the Premier League and being under the command of his compatriot Jürgen Klopp.Krösche also announced that Leipzig wants to extend the contract with the German international Lukas Klostermann, which extends until 2021, preferably before the celebration of the next Eurocup.“That is our goal. This is not an ultimatum, the player has to decide for himself “, he warned, adding that there was a good exchange with the player’s representative and that they hoped to find an agreement. Leipzig sports director Markus Krösche confirmed that they have not received any offers or consult officially by his star player, the German striker Timo Werner.“Nothing at all, but It is normal for Timo to be in the spotlight of other clubs. The boy is playing a very, very good season and he scores very, very often, “Krösche said in statements published Wednesday by the newspaper ‘Bild’.Nevertheless, He admitted that in the club they are prepared in the event that someone contacted the 23-year-old intern, whose contract extends until 2023, although it includes the option of being able to sign for another club in the next market. Your termination clause, according to the information, It would be around 60 million euros.last_img read more

Minority leader critical of high prices GCC…

first_imgBy Muhammad BahThe Minority leader and Member for Niamina Dankunku, Hon. Samba Jallow, and Hon. Nominated Member Babu Gaye Sonko have expressed critical views on high prices in the country.They made their comments on Tuesday 13 January, 2015 at the National Assembly in Banjul during the sittings of the joint committee of the Public Accounts and Public Enterprise Committees. The joint committee was at the time scrutinizing the performance of the Gambia Competition Commission (GCC) in 2013.“This is the only country in the world where prices will rise and never come down,” Hon. Samba Jallow remarked. He said the prices of basic commodities like rice and sugar have never come down since they started escalating.He further said that while fuel prices have decreased drastically in the world market in this country the prices have not gone down. He added that this is a big concern for the people and that it is time for the authorities to look into this serious matter.He went on to indicate that the price of cement in Senegal is lower than the price in the Gambia while the cement sold in Senegal is of better quality.Nominated Member Babu Gaye Sonko in his intervention supported the minority leader’s comments. He pointed out that the country used to have a price regulatory body which was dissolved for not being in conformity with IMF policy. He then asked what the current strategy to help the people is since the institutions that regulate prices are no longer in place.The Chairman Board of Directors of the GCC, Alhagie T.S. Njie, in front of PAC/PEC Committee for scrutiny regarding his institution performance in 2013, highlighted the problems related to price instability in the Gambia. He said it is coined by several factors, among them is the government fiscal policy which has a problem and needs to be reviewed. He added that other factors include the exchange rates of the country, the dalasi depreciation against the major international currencies including the CFA. He said for example the fuel prices among others are all basically a policy problem, adding the Gambia government and the Central Bank should work together to addressing this problem.]]>last_img read more