Transfer News Across Europe, Manchester United aims Costa as Sancho Replacement
Wolves of English Premier League have rejected an offer from Juventus of Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey plus cash for Mexican striker Raul Jimenez. According to reports from the transfer news, the 29-year-old Mexican is not leaving the club anytime soon. Juventus are also interested in Arsenal’s French 29-year-old striker Alexandre Lacazette.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has offered his services to the Dutch Football Association (KNVB) to replace Barcelona-bound Ronald Koeman. Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu, who was on loan at RB Leipzig last season, is keen to try to impress Frank Lampard with the manager believed to be a fan of the 19-year-old Welsh defender. Chelsea has been told they need to pay £90m or face missing out on Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Kai Havertz, 21.
Manchester City has reignited their interest in Napoli’s Senegalese 29-year-old defender Kalidou Koulibaly, following their Champions League exit. Manchester City could activate a £25m buy-back clause for Aston Villa’s 22-year-old Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz according to reports from the latest transfer news. Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and Leicester have all asked Brighton about the potential price of 22-year-old English centre-back Ben White, who impressed on loan at Leeds last season.
Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke claims the club is under no pressure to sell Manchester United transfer target Jadon Sancho, 20, despite accounts showing a £39.8m loss for the financial year to 30 June 2020. Bayern Munich is the preferred destination for Hearts full-back Aaron Hickey, 18, who is expected to leave the club over the summer.
Arsenal is drawing up the formal paperwork for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s new three-year deal which is worth more than £250,000 per week. Manchester United are keen on Juventus’ 29-year-old Brazilian winger Douglas Costa as they start their summer transfer business.
Liverpool remains interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara but ha told the Bundesliga club they are not prepared to pay £27.2m for the 29-year-old Spaniard, who has a year left on his contract.
Barcelona’s incoming manager Ronald Koeman could make Ajax’s Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek, 23, his first signing at the Nou Camp. Barcelona could sell 33-year-old Uruguay striker Luis Suarez as part of a Nou Camp clearout, with former side Ajax interested in bringing him back to the Netherlands.
Newly promoted side Leeds is willing to pay £20m to sign Chelsea’s Belgium 26-year-old striker Michy Batshuayi. West Brom and West Ham have been told that a fee of about £2.7m would be needed to sign Istanbul Basaksehir’s Brazilian full-back Junior Caicara, 31. Also in the transfer news, Brighton and Sheffield United are among the clubs chasing Almeria and Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez with the 21-year-old commanding a fee of about £14m.
Everton has asked about Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure according to the recent transfer news in England, the 27-year old saw a proposed £30m move to Goodison Park fall through a year go and is open to leaving Vicarage Road this summer.
Portuguese side Benfica looks to be leading Leeds United in the race to sign Paris St-Germain’s Uruguayan star Edinson Cavani with the 33-year-old available on a free transfer.
Juventus reportedly no longer consider Cristiano Ronaldo ‘non-transferable’ and could decide to cash in for £54m with Paris St-Germain keen to sign the 35-year-old.
Barcelona are set to reignite attempts to re-sign Neymar from Paris St-Germain as they look to recover from their Champions League exit.