Latest Transfer Gossip Across Europe
In today’s transfer gossip, will be analysing the price tag place on 29-year-old Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly who is wanted by a couple of clubs across Europe especially in the English Premier League. Manchester City has been quoted £65m by Napoli for the defender who has been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United and has previously been valued at £80m.
As the league draws to an end, Manchester City has identified Inter Milan’s Argentina 22-year-old striker Lautaro Martinez as the best replacement for Sergio Aguero, the player has been linked with a move to Spanish La Liga with Barcelona being the favourite to sign the player.
Man City has indicated an interest in the player according to the latest transfer gossip from Europe. Pep Guardiola is open to bringing Aston Villa’s Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz, 22, back to Manchester City when the window opens in July.
France midfielder Paul Pogba, 27, is close to signing a new five-year contract with Manchester United, who could announce the deal at the end of the season. Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot, 21, who has failed to make the last nine league matchday squads, is ready to make his return to the Manchester United side if Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams are unavailable for Thursday’s trip to Crystal Palace.
Everton, Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich are expected to bid for Crystal Palace and Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha this summer, with Newcastle also keen on the 27-year-old according to Thursday transfer gossip. Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has told England keeper Jordan Pickford, 26, that “he has to improve”. Everton’s 27-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Mo Besic will be made available for sale or loan this summer and is confident of a move to a top-flight club.
Southampton is hoping to secure a £10m permanent deal for Tottenham’s English defender Kyle Walker-Peters, 23, who has been on loan at Saints since January. Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has refused to discuss the possibility of a swap deal between Danish midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 24, who is keen on a move to Tottenham, and Walker-Peters.
Ghana and Atletico Madrid 27-year-old midfielder Thomas Partey is reportedly set to snub interest from Arsenal and sign a new contract with Atletico Madrid, who have offered to double his salary and his buy-out clause. Mikel Arteta recently complained about the lack of funds to sign new players which means they won’t be able to pay the young player.
Also in today’s transfer gossip, Liverpool’s English midfielder Adam Lallana, 32, who is leaving the champions on a free transfer this summer, is a target for Leicester, Burnley and Brighton. Tottenham’s English defender Danny Rose remains hopeful of making his loan at Newcastle into a permanent move, with reports in Italy linking the 30-year-old with Lazio, yet to be put to his representatives.
Bayern Munich is seeking 40m euros (£36.2m) for midfielder Thiago Alcantara, the 29-year-old Spain international linked with Liverpool. Bayern is thought to have dropped out of contention for Chelsea target Kai Havertz, the 21-year-old Bayer Leverkusen and Germany midfielder.