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Anthony Modeste is considering leaving 1. FC Köln

Goalscorer Anthony Modeste is considering a premature exit from Bundesliga club 1. FC Köln.

“I have a clear line. If something comes up, I have to talk to the club. I think that won’t be a problem, because the top earners should go,” said the 34-year-old in a video published by “Bild”. . Modeste still has a contract with the Cologne team until June 30, 2023.

“I’m 34 years old, I have to think about myself too. I only have one career,” said Modeste. The center forward, who returned to Cologne in the summer of 2021 after a loan from French club AS Saint-Etienne, scored 23 goals in 35 competitive games for the Rhinelanders last season.

Cologne coach Steffen Baumgart recently said in the training camp on the TV channel “Sky”: “From the squad that we have here right now, nobody is about to jump, but that doesn’t mean that something can’t happen.”

Referring to Modeste and midfielder Ellyes Skhiri, he said: “But of course as a coach I would like to have both players with me. Both are doing very well in training and I don’t feel that their minds are elsewhere. They are whole Of course here and that’s how they work. If an offer comes along at some point, then we’ll sit down, talk openly about it and see what comes of it.”

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