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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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Premier League clubs top spending charts

Premier League clubs topped the spending charts this summer, with more than £1.15 billion paid out in transfer fees. That was more than Spain, Germany and French sides spent combined, But, despite that outlay, the overall spend was down on last year. The highest individual outlay was for Jack Grealish by Manchester City who was bought from Aston Villa for ...

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Leno to leave the Gunners

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German goalkeeper Bernd Leno will leave Arsenal on a free transfer next summer. Leno is into the final year of his contract at the Emirates, and ahs given no indication that he intends to sign an extension. At the start of the summer, he gave an interview in which he made it clear that he was open to a new ...

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Ampadu signs new deal and then heads to Italy

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Chelsea fans, focussed on the arrival of Saúl Ñiguez at the club, and the failed bid for Jules Koundé may have missed the news concerning Welsh international Ethan Ampadu. Signed form League two Exeter City as a 16-year old, Ampadu has become something of a forgotten man at Stamford Bridge, mainly because he has only made 12 appearances for the ...

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Bakayoko heading back to Milan

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Tiemoué Bakayoko has had his medical with AC Milan and is set to begin a two-year loan deal with an option to buy at the end of it. The French international midfielder previously spent a season on loan with the Serie A outfit three years ago, but, at that stage, the Italian team were not sufficiently convinced to keep him ...

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Roma linked with another Chelsea player

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Roma, having already signed Tammy Abraham. Are considering making a bid for another Chelsea player in the form of midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The Serie A club are reported to be working on a loan deal with an option to buy the 25-year old. Roma’s new manager Jose Mourinho is looking for a creative midfielder and he has turned his attention ...

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Torreira closing in on Fiorentina move

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Lucas Torreira is set to join Fiorentina on loan for the erst of the season. The Uruguayan midfielder has an offer on the table from German side Frankfurt, and has also been linked with the Roe pair of Lazio and Roma, but it now looks like it is their Serie A rivals who have won the race for his services. ...

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Atalanta agree Zappacosta deal

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Atalanta are close to agreeing a deal with Chelsea for the transfer of Davide Zappacosta. Both Atalanta and Serie A rivals Fiorentina had been discussing a loan move for the defender, but then Atalanta enquired as to whether there was the possibility to make a move for him permanent. Chelsea, looking to trim their bloated squad before deadline day, were ...

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