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Chelsea initiate plans for Gallagher replacement

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Chelsea have begun making plans for life without Conor Gallagher, with the growing likelihood that the midfielder will be sold this summer, in order to help the club meet their FFP obligations. And it appears that they have identified a replacement in the shape of Spanish midfielder Dani Olmo, who currently plays in the Bundesliga for RB Leipzig. His form ...

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The most expensive transfer ever?

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The latest injury setback suffered by Romeo Lavia means that he is in danger of becoming one of the biggest transfer flops of all time. The 20 year old joined Chelsea from Southampton last summer, who paid ₤58 million for his services, beating off heavy competition for his services. However, due to a lingering injury and subsequent fitness concerns, he ...

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London duo match offers for Sporting defender

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Arsenal and Chelsea have prepared matching offers as they bid to sign Sporting Lisbon defender Ousmane Diomande. The 20 year old, who is a full Ivory Coast international, currently plays for Sporting Lisbon, and has been one of the stand-out performers in the Portuguese league this season. That has inevitably attracted interest from other European clubs, and both Bayern Munich ...

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Lazio want Arsenal player

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One player that Arsenal are keen to get off their books this summer is full-back Nuno Tavares. The full-back was signed from Benfica for ₤8 million in the summer of 2021, but has struggled to adapt to the Premier League, and has been found wanting defensively. He spent last season on loan with Marseille, where he began well, but then ...

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Arsenal in competition to sign Juventus midfielder

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Arsenal are one of the teams who are in contention to sign Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot this summer. He is out of contract this summer, and with talks over a new deal at the Italian club having stalled, the French international is available on a free contract. There is also interest from Newcastle and from elsewhere in Europe, for a ...

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Gallagher told to lower wage demands

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Conor Gallagher has been told to lower his wage demands if he wants to stay at Chelsea. The 24 year old will be entering the final year of his contract this summer, and there have been suggestions that he may need to be sold in order for the club to meet the Premier League’s profitability and sustainability rules. Tottenham are ...

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Chelsea historic transfer payments could be revealed in court

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A legal case dispute in the UK could see the details behind some of Chelsea’s historic transfer dealings revealed in court. It results from the legal proceedings between former director Marina Granovskaia and football agent Saif Rubie, who she has accused of demanding payments in addition to what had previously been agreed between the pair. And this has the potential ...

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Barcelona rule out Arteta move

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Barcelona have ruled out any move for Mikel Arteta this summer as unrealistic. The Catalans are looking for a new manager this summer after Xavi decided to step down from what he has since described as an impossible job. That has led to intense speculation as to who might replace him, with rumours in Spain that Arteta was ready to ...

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FFP looms over Chelsea’s summer transfer business

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Whilst some Chelsea fans are already looking forward to some big name new arrivals in the summer, with the likes of Victor Osimhen linked with a move to Stamford Bridge, the reality is that the club may need to make a number of sales before they are in a position to buy anyone. As things currently stand, unless Chelsea can ...

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Isak now linked with Arsenal move

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Newcastle United’s Alexander Isak is the latest striker who has been linked with a summer mover for Arsenal. It is widely expected that the Gunners will be in the market for a regular goalscorer when the transfer window opens, something they do not have in their current squad. Plenty of names have been linked, but Isak is now emerging as ...

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