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Arsenal scouting Croat midfielder

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Arsenal have been scouting midfielder Lovro Majer, who has been described in his homeland of Croatia as the next Luke Modrić. Representatives of the Gunners were on hand to watch him in action playing for Croatia against Denmark in the Nations League on Thursday. They would have liked what they saw as well, because he scored within a minute of ...

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Aubameyang signs for Chelsea

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Just seven months after leaving Arsenal, striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back in London and the Premier League. This time he has signed for Chelsea, reuniting him with Thomas Tuchel, who he  played under when they were both at Borussia Dortmund together. He left the Gunners to sign for Barcelona and the 33=-year old scored 13 times in 24 games for ...

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Talks held over cancelling Bellerin contract

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Talks have been held between Arsenal and the agents of Hector Bellerín about cancelling his contract with the club. The Spaniard spent last season on loan with bis boyhood club Real Betis, helping them win the Spanish Cup, their first silverware for 17 years. He has made no secret of his desire to join them on a permanent basis, but ...

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Chelsea to make Aubameyang offer

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Chelsea are lining-up a bid for former Arsenal striker and captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabonese international only joined Barcelona on transfer deadline day in January after his acrimonious departure from the Gunners – covered in the latest episodes of the All or Nothing Amazon documentary series – but he may already be surplus to requirements at the Camp Nou. The ...

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Arsenal closing in on Spanish winger

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Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Villareal winger Yeremy Pinto. The 19 year old Spanish international has a release clause of £68 million, but Villareal may be forced to accept a much lower offer, because they are cash strapped and have not been able to bring in many new players ahead of the new season. They need to ...

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Chelsea to bid for de Jong

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Chelsea are ready to make an offer to Barcelona for midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United all summer. However, the player himself wants to stay with the Catalan club, not only because he is happy there, but also because he is owed millions in deferred wages, having agreed to help them out ...

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Chelsea switch attention to Dumfries

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Chelsea have decided to move on from their long pursuit of Jules Koundé seemingly destined to end in failure. With Barcelona now favourites to sign the 24 year old French international they have moved on to the next name on the list of possible defensive targets. At Inter Milan they have looked at both centre back  Milan Škriniar and wing-back ...

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Chelsea Koundé move could collapse

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Chelsea’s move for Sevilla defender Jules Koundé could be about to collapse. It appeared that the French international was about to become the Stamford Bridge side’s third summer signing – after Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly – after they agreed a £55 million fee for him with his current club Sevilla, At that point financial restrictions seemed to rule Barcelona ...

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Chelsea beat Barcelona to Koundé

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Chelsea have beaten Barcelona to the signature of Sevilla centre-back Jules Koundé. The French international has been a long-term target of The Blues, and they spent last summer being heavily linked with him, but were not prepared to meet the Spanish club’s valuation in the end. They have maintained their interest, but at one stage, looked like they would miss ...

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Chelsea to challenge United for de Jong

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Chelsea are looking to challenge Manchester United to the transfer of Frenkie de Jong. The Barcelona midfielder has been United’s main summer target but his move from Barcelona is being held up by several factors. The first is a continued dispute about deferred wages which he is owed by the Catalan club, and the second is that he has no ...

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