Latest Transfer News Across Europe
Chelsea is lining up a huge move for Paris St-Germain’s 27-year-old French left-back Layvin Kurzawa, should they fail to sign Leicester City and England 23-year-old international Ben Chilwell. Liverpool has tabled a new fee of £54m for Napoli and Senegal defender 29-year-old Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegalese international is also wanted by rival English teams Manchester United and Chelsea.
Turkish side Fenerbahce is planning a fundraising campaign among their fans to try to help sign former Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil, 31, from Arsenal, this is coming from the latest transfer news from Europe. Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta could consider a free transfer move for 33-year-old England keeper Joe Hart, who will be released by Burnley at the end of the month, after German keeper Bernd Leno, 28, suffered an injury against Brighton.
In Monday’s latest transfer news, Leeds United’s hopes of signing Argentine 27-year-old keeper Emiliano Martinez from Arsenal may have suffered a blow following the injury to Leno. Everton has joined the race to sign Real Valladolid 21-year-old defender Mohammed Salisu.
The Ghanaian, who has a £10.8m release clause in his contract, is also targetted by Southampton and Manchester United. Everton and France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 30, is set to leave Goodison Park after passing a medical at French Ligue 1 side Nice.
PFC Slavia Sofia says an agreement has been reached for Manchester City to complete the signing of Bulgarian 18-year-old midfielder Filip Krastev. A Birmingham City official gave up their seat to allow Jude Bellingham’s mum to watch their Championship game at West Brom. The English midfielder, 16, is wanted by Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund.
News from the Spanish La Liga in the latest transfer news Barcelona have been linked with Inter Milan and Argentina’s 22-year-old striker Lautaro Martinez, but the Italian’s club’s chief executive Giuseppe Marotta says the Argentina international “has never expressed the desire to leave”. Barcelona has opened negotiations over a new two-year deal for Argentina playmaker Lionel Messi, who will be 33 on Wednesday.
Former Brazil international Ronaldo and owner of Spanish club side Real Valladolid says they will “open their doors” to Chile international Alexis Sanchez if the 31-year-old does not succeed at Inter Milan, where he is on loan from Manchester United
Juventus are willing to offer two Italy internationals – defender Daniele Rugani, 25, and winger Federico Bernardeschi, 26 – to Wolves in an attempt to lower the cost of a deal for Mexico striker Raul Jimenez, 29. Roma could extend England defender Chris Smalling’s loan deal from Manchester United for another season – with an option to buy him at the end of it – as talks continue over the 30-year-old’s future. Roma has offered Tottenham’s Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen, 33, a two-year deal with the option of a third season.