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United deterred by defender’s buy-out clause

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Whilst Manchester United remain interested  in Sevilla defender Jules Koundé, they are unwilling to meet his £68 million release clause. And, if the Spanish club are not willing to budge on his valuation, then they may be forced to turn elsewhere. The 22-year-old is regarded as one of the best centre-back prospects in Europe, and Manchester City attempted to sign ...

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Liverpool target Sevilla winger

Liverpool are planning a rebuilding programme in the summer, after their title challenge this season faltered. Their defeat to Everton in the Merseyside derby on Saturday was not only the first time they had lost to their neighbours at home for 22  years, but it was also their fourth successive defeat at Anfield, which had been almost impregnable for so ...

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City not talking to Messi

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Manchester City insist that they are not in talks to sign Lionel Messi. The Argentine is in the last four months of his contract with Barcelona, and City are one of the teams that have been linked with him, along with French champions PSG. They further maintain that they have not had any discussions with the player, which contradicts other ...

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United identify potential Pogba replacement

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Manchester United have identify a possible replacement for Paul Pogba should he decide to leave the club. Pogba’s future at United remains uncertain, with the player’s agent repeatedly dropping hints that his client wanted to move elsewhere, with both Real Madrid and former club Juventus frequently mentioned as potential destinations. Now it has been reported that scouts form the club ...

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Torreira set for Fiorentina switch

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Arsenal and Fiorentina are in advanced talks about the transfer of Lucas Torreira to the Italian club in the summer. The Uruguayan international moved to the Emirates from Sampdoria for a fee of £26 million in 2918, but after an encouraging first season at the Emirates, he struggled in his second under successive managers, and barely featured for Mikel Arteta ...

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Ødegaard open to permanent Arsenal switch

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Martin Ødegaard is open to the idea of making his move to Arsenal permanent. The Norwegian international moved to the Emirates on loan for the rest of the season in January from Real Madrid, and the deal included no option to buy. It was widely assumed that the 22-year old would return to Madrid to fight for his place under ...

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Liverpool linked with Real winger

Liverpool are being linked with a  move for Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior. It comes with news that Real are prepared to sell a number of players in the summer to fund a move for Kylian Mbappé of PSG. Now 20, he was one of a trio of Brazilian youngsters who were signed in quick succession by the Spanish champions ...

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Untitl turned down Anfield move

Samuel Umtiti, the Barcelona centre-back, turned down the chance to join Liverpool in the last transfer window. The Premier League champions were driven into the transfer market after Joel Matip joined long-term absentees Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez on the Anfield treatment table. In the end they signed Ben Davies from Preston and took Ozan Kabak on loan from ...

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Arsenal failed in approach for Barcelona defender

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Arsenal had a late approach for Barcelona defender Junior Firpo rejected during the January window. The Gunners were in the market for a back-up for Kiernan Tierney, with the Scot the only natural left-back at the club. Sead Kolasinac was allowed to join Schalke on loan at the start of the season, whilst Ainsley Maitland-Niles has made a similar move ...

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Garcia offers to play for Barcelona for free

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The long-running Eric Garcia saga appears to be over, with the Manchester City defender set to join Barcelona before the end of the transfer window. The 20-year old had been heavily linked with a return to the club where he began his career in their academy, but that move had been thrown into doubt after a delay to the club’s ...

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