MLS

Alphonso Davies still a Whitecap, club says, despite transfer rumours

​The Vancouver Whitecaps say no deal has been finalized to transfer teenage star Alphonso Davies to a European soccer club.

17-year-old at practice Monday amid reports of multi-million deal with Bayern Munich

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Alphonso Davies, front, sits with staff coach Pa-Modou Kah during practice in Vancouver on Monday. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

The Vancouver Whitecaps say no deal has been finalized to transfer their teenage star to a European soccer club.

As rumours have swirled about a potential MLS record transfer fee, several reports in recent days have linked 17-year-old Canadian international Alphonso Davies to German powerhouse Bayern Munich.

However, Vancouver coach Carl Robinson says no agreement has been finalized and the young midfielder is still a Whitecap.

On Monday, Davies was back at training, working on passing and dribbling drills on the sidelines while most of his teammates scrimmaged.

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Davies missed training with his team last Friday and wasn't present for the Whitecaps' 2-0 loss in Seattle on Saturday.

Davies has three goals and eight assists in 20 games with the Whitecaps this year. He is scheduled to play in the MLS all-star game next month.

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