​Bayern Munich are considering a move for TSG Hoffenheim midfielder Dennis Geiger, while Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has apparently already enquired about the Germany Under-21 international's availability.

The 21-year-old has become a grown into a key player at Hoffenheim over the last three years, benefiting from the departure of players like Sebastian Rudy, Kerem Demirbay and Nadiem Amiri.

His performance haven't gone unnoticed elsewhere across Europe, and Sport1 claim that Bayern Munich are now considering Geiger as a potential transfer target after his starring role in Hoffenheim's 2-1 win at the Allianz Arena in October.


Geiger was even singled out for praise by then Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovač in the aftermath of their defeat on matchday seven.

But it's not just Bayern Munich who are watching Geiger's performances this season, as Sport1 adds that Manchester City manager Guardiola has already been in contact with Hoffenheim to discuss the midfielder's availability.

Everton are also reported to be interested in a move for Geiger, who would be a much-needed addition given their current problems in midfield.

It's added that Geiger does not have a release clause in his contract, which runs until 2022, at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena.

It's worth noting that while Sport1's track record of transfer rumours can often be very hit and miss, journalist Florian Plettenberg is rarely too far away from hitting the nail on the head with scoops on which player is moving where.

Even so, Geiger is highly unlikely to leave during the January transfer window as new manager Alfred Schreuder has already lot a handful of key first-team players in midfield, while Die Kraichgauer are also competing for a place in the Bundesliga's European places this season.

Hoffenheim's current five-game winning run - a run that's only bettered by Chelsea (six) in Europe's top five leagues - has seen the club climb into fifth place in the Bundesliga table, just one point behind the likes of Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig.

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