With the resumption of the league in the hearts of every football lover, the transfer news becomes the next thing to keep eyes on as clubs are eager to sign new players. In today’s transfer window, we will be looking at the players trending in the transfer news, the players that are likely to extend their contract and those that are leaving.
English Premier League Transfer News
Former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho seems to be the hottest player in the transfer market. The likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester City have contacted Barcelona for the 27-year-old Brazil international’s first choice. Barcelona has not said anything yet about the playing leaving or extending his contract.
Chelsea and Brazilian 31-year-old midfielder Willian has hinted that he is likely to sign a short-term deal until Chelsea like Cabellero and Olivier Giroud. The player’s contract will expire on the 30th of June. Leicester City is leading the race to sign Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, whose contract runs out at the end of the season, but Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Everton and West Ham are also interested in the 32-year-old Englishman.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been assured that Manchester United will be competitive in the transfer market this summer after they revealed the coronavirus pandemic has cost them £28m. Arsenal and Chelsea are both interested in 18-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach Kaan Kurt.
Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino’s gardening leave has expired and he says he is looking for the “right project”, amid rumours linking him with Newcastle United. Tottenham’s 33-year-old defender Jan Vertonghen could be leaving the North London side this summer when his contract runs out at the end June.
Chelsea are interested in Barcelona’s 18-year-old Dutch defender Xavier Mbuyamba as they look to invest in youth because of the financial impact of coronavirus. Chelsea’s search for a goalkeeper has been dealt a blow as Barcelona and Germany 28-year-old number one Marc-Andre ter Stegen is set to pen down a new five-year contract with Barca.
German Bundesliga Transfer News
Bayern Munich had stepped up their interest in Jadon Sancho, they are ready to battle the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid for the Englishman. They showed interest before the season was paused by coronavirus, but Borussia Dortmund refused to say anything his deal. The 2o-year-old is placed at £100m if any club is really interested in signing the player.
Bayer Leverkusen’s 20-year-old Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, who is a target for English Premier League giants Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea, has been advised by former Manchester United and Tottenham forward Dimitar Berbatov to remain in the Bundesliga.
French Ligue One Transfer News
Paris St-Germain have made an opening offer of £44.7m plus £8.9m in add-ons for Argentina 27-year-old striker Mauro Icardi. The attacker has been on loan at the French club from Inter Milan since last summer, the French side are now willing to keep the player and sign him permanently .
Amiens president Bernard Joannin says West Ham are one of a number of clubs who want to sign French striker Serhou Guirassy, 24, from the Ligue 1 club.