With the closing of the transfer window in the major leagues of Europe, many teams have announced line-up updates ahead of the 2021/22 season. Hoffenheim confirmed Tuesday night that Chris Richards will remain on loan with them for another campaign after joining the club in February this year.
Welcome back Chris 🔹
Chris # Richards returned to #TSG… Chris played for the Bundesliga team last season but returned to Bayern Munich after his loan ended. Under a similar agreement, Richards will be loaned again for the rest of the season. #TSG | @eastmamba pic.twitter.com/Jkw8cgq5cW
– TSG Hoffenheim EN (@tsghoffenheimEN) August 31, 2021
Richards may return to Bayern next season
At the same time, the German giants have said the US defender has agreed to sign a contract extension until 2025 and may return to Munich next season. According to transfermarkt, Chris Richards has a market value of $ 8.25 million and is the second-largest US center-back.
“We are very pleased with the development of Chris Richards with us, so we renewed his contract. Chris is a young player who will now gain additional experience in the Bundesliga at Hoffenheim, which is exactly what he needs, ”said Hasan Salihamidzic, Member of the FC Bayern Sports Board.
The American defender returned to Bayern Munich this season while they were in talks with Hoffenheim to extend his lease. The German giants have played three Bundesliga matches in this campaign, while Richards played just 2 minutes in a 3-2 victory over FC Cologne on 22 August.…