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Chelsea could hijack United transfer

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Chelsea are ready to hijack Manchester United’s move for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong. The Dutchman has been Erik ten Hag’s top transfer target this summer, and United has been working on a deal to sign him. Report from Spain indicate the negotiations are 90% complete, with United set to pay an initial; £55 million to the Spanish club, which ...

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Gunners could now turn to Asencio

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Arsenal could now turn to Real Madrid’s Marco Asencio after missing out on Leeds United’s Raphinha. They seemed all set to sign the Brazilian international, only to be gazumped by Chelsea, seemingly at the last minute. And now they could turn their attention to Asencio, with Mikel Arteta reported to be a big fan of the player. He has a ...

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Barcelona could trump Chelsea to Raphinha

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It could be a case of the dog being bitten with Barcelona ready to offer up to £60 million for Leeds United winger Raphinha. A week ago he had seemed certain to join Arsenal, only for London rivals Chelsea to out-muscle them with a  bid of £55 million for the 25-year old. But now they could be gazumped in turn ...

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Chelsea make Dembélé contract offer

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Chelsea have made a contract offer to Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembélé who is set to become a free agent by the end of the week. The French international has been in negotiations with his current club Barcelona about extending his stay with them, but the talks have stalled because they want him to accept a reduced salary. And now he ...

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Chelsea to compete with United for Antony

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Chelsea are set to compete for Manchester United for the signature of Ajax winger Antony. The Brazilian’s two seasons at the Eredivisie side since his move from Sao Paolo has seen him score 17 goals and provide 12 assists. His performances have attracted interest from across Europe, but United have been the most heavily linked with the 22-year old, not ...

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Atlético want Bellerín

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Atlético Madrid want to sign Hector Bellerín. The Arsenal right back is back at the Emirates and due to start pre-season training after spending last season on loan at Real Betis, the club he supported as a boy. He ahs made no secret of the fact that he would like to join the Seville club on a permanent basis, although ...

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Chelsea lodge Koundé bid

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Chelsea have lodged a formal bid for Sevilla’s Jules Koundé, according to local media in Spain. At one time earlier in the transfer window, it seemed that the trail for the French international defender had gone cold, and that Chelsea ha turned their attention to other targets, like Barcelona’s Matthijs de Ligt. But now the West London club have apparently ...

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Chelsea back in front in Koundé race

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Chelsea are back in front of Barcelona in the race to sign Sevilla defender Jules Koundé. The 23-year old has been on Chelsea’s radar for more than a year and came close to a move to Stamford Bridge last summer only for the West London club to fail to meet his valuation. With Chelsea’s need for central defensive reinforcements a ...

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Bellerín nears Emirates exit

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Hector Bellerín is set to leave Arsenal this summer. He spent last season on loan at Real Betis, the club he supported as a boy, and, having helped them win the Copa del Rey, has made no secret of the fact that he would like to move their permanently. However, the Seville club are cash strapped and cannot afford Arsenal’s ...

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Azpilicueta needs to submit transfer request

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The future of Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta remains unresolved. He wants to leave Stamford Bridge this summer and return home to Spain, with Barcelona waiting in the wings to sign him. However, they are going increasingly frustrated with the impasse over his situation at Stamford Bridge. Although his contract officially comes to an end at the end of June, he ...

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