Arsenal transfer updates
According to the Daily Star, Arsenal’s technical director Edu now wishes to concentrate on getting a deal done for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, but the Gunners are hesitant to hand over the midfielder’s £45m release clause.
According to reports from @SkyItaly Arsenal has reached agreement with Lille for the transfer of Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhães.
Arsenal will pay a transfer fee of €28m for the defender who will suit comfortably to the type of football Arsenal plays. It is now left for the player to choose between Arsenal and Napoli after both clubs bid have been accepted by his Lille.
Lyon have rejected Arsenal’s attempt to sign Houssem Aouar in a swap deal with Matteo Gunedouzi. L’Equipe via GFFN report that the Gunners have seen an approach for the highly-rated Frenchman rejected by Lyon this week.
It’s stated that the Gunners offered Matteo Guendouzi as cash for Houssem Auoar’s services in a bid that was engineered by technical director Edu. Lyon will prefer a straight cash deal.
Chelsea transfer updates
Frank lampard has made 2 remarkable signings, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech. And with a persistent pursuit for Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz, he seems to have a lot of key areas he wants to fill in the Chelsea squad.
Lampard, continuously, displays his keen interest in Leicester’s Ben Chilwell, and there are speculations he may become a Chelsea player anytime soon. Also, he has shown his desire to correct what was Arguably Chelsea’s biggest problem of last season, the defence, as seen in his sustained interest for Westham’s Declan Rice or possibly Brighton’s Lewis Dunk.
Chelsea is reportedly in the market for a safer hands in the goal keeping area. It appears Kepa has lost the touch that instigated a big money move few years back. Nick Pope of Burnley, Andre Onana of Ajax and most recently Ben Foster of relegated Watford are several goalkeepers Chelsea is aiming at.
Manchester United transfer updates
Manchester United chase for Jordan Sancho is almost becoming a saga. Its been a back and forth affair regarding the red devils interest in Sancho
Dean Henderson still in talks with Man Utd
Premier League giant, Manchester United are still in talks with Dean Henderson over a new long-term contract at Old Trafford.
The 23-year-old England International had an excellent 2019/2020 season on loan at Sheffied United and he has made it clear he wants to commit his long-term future to the Red Devils.
A host of Premier League clubs are reported to be interested in his services if he goes out on loan for another season.
Manchester United are said to be leading the race to sign Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile this summer.
The 19-year-old France International is also being scouted by several other teams, including Chelsea but the Red Devils are now said to be in pole position.
And according to French publication Le10Sport, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to seal a deal for the defender who is valued at £27million.
Liverpool transfer updates
Liverpool have contacted Bayern Munich regarding Thiago, reports Bild. The midfielder has been heavily liked with the Reds in recent weeks. And it appears Jurgen Klopp’s side is serious about the interest. Thiago is seen as a much-creative link to the Liverpool midfield.
According to Sky Sports, there are currently no talks or negotiations regarding a contract extension but the report claims Wijnaldum ‘will continue to give 100 per cent’ during Liverpool’s title defence next season.
The Netherland’s international has been described by staff as an ‘incredible person’ and is regarded as indispensable by his manager Jurgen Klopp.
Despite talks currently at a stand-off, the report did claim that a new deal could be offered to Wijnaldum sooner rather than later. The fact that neither party is at the table negotiating does not suggest Liverpool are willing to sell the Dutchman.