Chelsea, Man City, Man Utd and other European Clubs trends in Transfer News
In today’s transfer news, Chelsea is stepping up their efforts to sign Burnley and England 28-year-old goalkeeper Nick Pope, with the future of Spain’s Kepa Arrizabalaga, 25, increasingly uncertain according to Star Sunday reports. Everton intends to try their luck with a £15m bid for Bournemouth’s Norwegian striker Joshua King, 28. However, Everton has not yet made a bid for Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon despite reports of an £18m offer for the 23-year-old Spaniard.
Manchester United have entered negotiations with Monaco for defender Benoit Badiashile, 19, but face competition from Bayer Leverkusen and Real Madrid. Manchester United are demanding Inter Milan pay £15m to sign Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 31, permanently.
Tottenham are considering a move for Watford striker Troy Deeney, 32. Manchester City is keen on Barcelona’s 28-year-old defender Sergi Roberto who can play in midfield, defence or on the wing, with City’s 19-year-old full-back Eric Garcia – his Spanish compatriot – heading in the opposite direction.Watford have held talks with Udinese’s caretaker manager Luca Gotti, as they look to find a replacement for the sacked Nigel Pearson.
Newcastle are planning a move for Sassuolo’s Brazilian left-back Rogerio, 22. Newly promoted side Leeds is interested in signing Gent left-back Milad Mohammadi according to the latest transfer news with the 26-year-old Iran international likely to cost around £6.3m.
Also in the transfer news, Crystal Palace are looking at Watford’s Senegalese striker Ismaila Sarr, 22, and could make an offer of £40m with Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 27, expected to leave Selhurst Park. Bournemouth plan to do everything possible to keep their 23-year-old Welsh playmaker David Brooks, with Tottenham, Everton and West Ham all interested in a deal.
AC Milan sporting director Paolo Maldini said that he sees former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, as a part of the club for next season. Juventus are considering offering 26-year-old Italian winger Federico Bernardeschi to Manchester United as part of a deal to sign England defender Chris Smalling, 30, this summer. Juve also remain keen on Roma’s 21-year-old Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo.
Paris St-Germain are preparing an offer for Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara and are ready to match Bayern Munich’s asking price for the 29-year-old Liverpool transfer target. Real Madrid’s Spanish forward Borja Mayoral, 23, who has been on loan at Levante, is nearing a move to Serie A side Lazio.