Eredivisie winners Feyenoord have made their first bid to sign USMNT striker Ricardo Pepi from German club Augsburg.
USMNT star forward Ricardo Pepi subject of interest across Europe
The Texan hitman has starred on loan at Dutch side Groningen, notching 13 times this season in all competitions. And according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, negotiations continue between Augsburg and Feyenoord, who were given a big boost following head coach Arne Slot’s decision to stay at the club after interest linking him with the vacant Tottenham hot seat.
Understand Feyenoord have submitted an opening bid to sign Ricardo Pepi — negotiations ongoing with Augsburg as club sources confirm. 🚨⚪️🔴🇺🇸 #Feyenoord
Feyenoord want to be fast in talks for USMNT striker as they’re aware of other clubs interest. pic.twitter.com/fHyogWex6a
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 1, 2023
Pepi is believed to continue in a league he feels comfortable in and will compete with the likes of Brazilian forward Danilo and this season’s top goalscorer Santiago Gimenez for a place in the first team.