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AS Monaco wants Weston McKennie, Southampton also interested

Schalke 04 young American star Weston McKennie is currently courted by AS Monaco, who sees the Schalke 04 prospect as top transfer target for the summer.

McKennie is yet to get his breakthrough season at Schalke, but in all, he hasn’t failed to live up to the billing whenever he is on the pitch.

AS Monaco is working hard to ensure  they secure the signing of Weston McKennie from Schalke 04.

The American youngster is currently on a training camp  with the rest of the squad even as the club prepares for the new season scheduled to make a return from mid September.


As per Fussball Transfers via WAZ, Schalke 04 could consider selling the 20-year old American as a result of dependence on player sales.


Former Bayern Munich Coach Niko Kovac who currently sits as head coach of AS Monaco desperately needs the American.


The decision, what the future holds for McKennie

The 20-year old is a prospect and could become one of the brightest stars from the U.S.


However, sticking to Schalke would be more beneficial to him at the moment.

Reasons: Schalke gave him the way through to professional football.

He’s played more and even given ample opportunity in the first team.


Moving to AS Monaco in France, which is completely different terrain and could be challenging. The Principality club is on a rebuilding process, so it would be more demanding if he switches.

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