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Spurs and Arsenal could rival Chelsea for Koundé.

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Jules Koundé spent much of the summer being linked with a move to Chelsea, but, in the end, no deal materialised. His parent club Sevilla were unwilling to let him go unless his £68.5 million release clause was met, despite the financial challenges the La Liga side is facing in the wake of the Covid pandemic. That was a price ...

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Chelsea considering De Ligt move

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Chelsea are considering making a move for Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt. Thomas Tuchel is determined to add defensive reinforcements and, although another move for Sevilla’s Jukes Koundé cannot be discounted, alternatives are also being considered. And one of them is the Dutch international whose current deal with Juventus ends in June 2024. There have been suggestions that the West ...

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Arsenal and Spurs target close to signing new Inter deal

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Lautero Martínez who was linked to both Arsenal and Spurs during the summer window is close to agreeing a new deal with his current club  Inter Milan. The 24-year old is being asked to fill the gap left by the now departed Romelu Lukaku at the San Siro. Lukaku was sold because of the need to make cost savings at ...

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Chelsea linked with Inter defenders

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Chelsea have been linked with two defenders from Inter Milan, Alessandro Bastoni and Milan Škriniar. 22-year old Bastoni is a centre-back who has earned seven international caps for Italy, and featured in their winning squad at this summer’s Euros. Fellow centre-back Škriniar meanwhile, who has been linked with a move to the Premier League before, with both Manchester United and ...

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Chelsea ready to offer Mount a new deal

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Chelsea are ready to begin talks with midfielder Mason Mount about a new deal at the club. His existing contract at Stamford Bridge still has three years left to run, but they  are keen to reward him for the progress he has made, not only becoming a first-team regular but an established England international. Mount joined the club aged just ...

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Leno could be sold next summer

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Arsenal may sell German goalkeeper Bernd Leno next summer. The 29-year old German has two years left on his current deal at the Emirates, but has expressed a desire to explore other opportunities, and has been linked with a move to Inter Milan. He started the first three Premier League games of the season, conceding nine goals, although most of ...

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Tuchel justifies Hudson-Odoi stance

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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has justified his stance on Callum Hudson-Odoi. The England international was heavily linked with a late deadline day move to Borussia Dortmund, who were hoping that he could replace the now departed Jadon Sancho for the season ahead. But Tuchel blocked any move and now says that it was an easy decision to make, because it ...

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Barkley rejected deadline day loan move

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Ross Barkley rejected the chance to join West Bromwich Albion on loan for the season ahead. And now the 27-year old England international must reconcile himself to a place in Chelsea’s reserve side, at least until January when the transfer window opens again. He spent last season on loan at Aston Villa, but failed to impress enough for them to ...

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Aouar discounts Arsenal links

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Houssem Aouar has discounted links with Arsenal. At one stage during the summer, it seemed certain that the Gunners were going to make a move for the Lyon playmaker, having also been linked with the French international the previous summer instead. Instead, having also flirted with a move for Leicester City’s James Maddison, the Gunners signed Martin Ǿdegaard permanently instead, ...

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Werner linked with Bundesliga return

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Timo Werner is being linked with a return to the Bundesliga and Bayern Munich. The 25-year-old German international was signed by Chelsea from RB Leipzig last summer, but he has struggled for goals in the Premier League, and has seemed short of confidence. And, now with the summer signing of Romelu Lukaku for a club record fee, he is no ...

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