Monday, November 29, 2021

Man City mulling over Benzema signing next June (La Nacional)

Manchester City are thinking about vying for Real Madrid Striker Karim Benzema as per reports from La Nacional 

The Citizens may go for the Star forward next summer as he would be in the final year of his contract at Real Madrid then.

It remains to be see if Los Blancos will allow the eye-catching forward to leave for a cheap fee.

Modric not ruling out City move (SuperDeporte)

Luka Modric doesn’t rule out a possible move to Manchester City in the future as per reports from SuperDeporte

The Croatia International has a contract with Real Madrid which will expire next summer and wants a new deal until 2024 at least.

Pep Guardiola may fancy him on a free transfer as the Los Blancos have only offered a new one year deal.

Villa willing to allow three forwards leave (Football Insider)

Aston Villa could offload three of their players during the January Transfer Window as per reports from Football Insider 

Steven Gerrard has no problem in letting the likes of Betrand Traore, Anwar El Ghazi and Trezeguet depart the club.

The English Manager wants to make some high profile additions in terms of strengthening the squad.

Barcelona wants to offer three players for Torres (MD)

Barcelona are hopeful of signing Ferran Torres from Manchester City but wants to offer three players in exchange according to Mundo Deportivo.

Sergino Dest, Philippe Coutinho and Samuel  Umtiti could all make way for the Spanish International who favours a move back to his country.

Hernandez next in line for new deal (Milan News)

AC Milan Defender Theo Hernandez looks set to be the next name on the contract book at San Siro as per reports from Milan News.

Following Manager Stefano Pioli’s extension, The Milano Club are now looking to reward Hernandez who joined them in 2019.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Fekir close to new deal at Betis (MD)

Nabil Fekir is getting closer to signing a new contract with Real Betis as per reports from Mundo Deportivo.

Although the 28-year-old’s current contract expires in 2023, a new deal will see it extend till 2025 or 2026.

Coutinho favours Newcastle move (El Nacional)

El Nacional reports that Philippe Coutinho now favours a move to Newcastle United in January.

The Brazilian Midfielder isn’t sure of starting regularly under new Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez.

It is believed that Coutinho initially didn’t think about joining Newcastle United but has now changed his motive.

Arsenal, Spurs to battle for Kulusevski (Calciomercato)

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are vying for Juventus’s Dejan Kulusevski as per reports from Calciomercato.

Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain were interested in him but it is believed that the interest in him has dropped.

Juventus could be willing to sell him for €35 million as Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are still open to the prospect of having him on board in the premier league.

Man Utd won’t go after Vlahovic (Daily Mail)

Manchester United are not planning on signing Fiorentina Striker Dusan Vlahovic despite monitoring his progress in recent weeks according to the Daily Mail 

Vlahovic is valued at around €55 million amid interest from other European heavyweights.

Xavi shuts down possible exit of De Jong.

Barcelona Boss Xavi Hernandez has denied the possible exit of Frenkie De Jong next summer as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

The Barcelona Legend further spoke on the importance of De jong, Gavi and Puig in the team.

“We need them [de Jong, Gavi] - they are not for sale at all. Selling them isn’t our idea. Riqui Puig is like another player in our team. We count on him”. 

Friday, November 26, 2021

El Nacional: Man Utd lining up huge offer for Vinicius

El Nacional reports that Manchester United are preparing a huge offer for Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior.

The Brazilian has made an impressive start to the season with 10 goals and seven assists in all competitions this season.

The Red Devils are monitoring his contractual situation at the Madrid club and they fancy their chances of bringing him to the theatre of dreams.

Gerrard wants a central half & defensive midfielder in January (Football Insider)

Steven Gerrard wants to make two big additions to his Aston Villa squad in January according to Football Insider

The Aston Villa Manager is looking to sign another Central Defender with a defensive midfielder.

Ferran Torres wants to join Barcelona (Mundo Deportivo)

Ferran Torres would be open to a move to Barcelona as per reports from Mundo Deportivo.

Xavi is keen to add a forward to his squad and he has highlighted the likes of Timo Werner, Raheem Sterling as other options.

It is said that Ferran Torres has asked Man City about letting him leave with Manager Pep Guardiola having no problem with his departure so long a fee can be agreed between the two clubs.

Inter Milan Defender signs new deal (Calciomercato)

Inter Milan Defender Federico Dimarco has penned a new five year deal at the club as per reports from Calciomercato.

The 24-year-old signed the new contract until 2026 with an official announcement expected soon.

Dimarco has only made 19 appearances for the Nerrazzuri since he joined from Sion in 2018.

Spurs want Roma Midfielder (Calciomercato)

Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing AS Roma Midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo as per reports from Calciomercato 

Although the Italian Midfielder still has a deal with Roma until 2024, it is understood that talks about a new deal is hanging in balance.

It remains to be seen if the Giallorossi would be keen to surrender the 22-year-old when the transfer window opens.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Mount happy at Chelsea; Chelsea to offer new deal (Telegraph)

Mason Mount is happy at Chelsea and according to reports from The Telegraph, he would be offered a new contract at the club.

Real Madrid have been recently linked with the Englishman in recent days amid rumours of frustration in West London.

It is said that Chelsea have no plans in selling their prized asset in Mason Mount.

Conte keen on Eric Bailly (Transfer Window Podcast)

Antonio Conte wants to sign Manchester United Central Defender Eric Bailly as per reports from Transfer Window Podcast.

The Italian Tactician was unable to get his man while managing Inter Milan and now wants to sign him while at Tottenham Hotspur.

Eric Bailly has found his playing time limited in Manchester this season.

PSG in talks with Zidane; Poch wants Man Utd (L’equipe)

Paris Saint-Germain are in talks with Zinedine Zidane about the prospect of replacing Mauricio Pochettino.

The French Giants wants the former Real Madrid Manager to be at the helms of affairs ahead of next season as per reports from L’equipe.

Mauricio Pochettino wants to join Manchester United as soon as possible.

OFFICIAL: Sheffield United sack Jokanovic

Sheffield United have today sacked Slavisa Jokanovic; SOCCER PUNCH can confirm the dismissal.

The Club has formally announced his departure and have moved swiftly in appointing Paul Heckinbottom as his replacement.

Heckinbottom signed a deal with the blades until 2026.

Man Utd now in race for Fiorentina forward (Daily Mail)

Manchester United have joined the race for Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic according to reports from the Daily Mail.

Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Juventus and AC Milan are already vying for the forward and are hoping to sign him in January. 

Although Manchester United could lead the race for the 21-year-old with a concrete formal bid.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Salah set to sign new deal worth below £500000-a-week (TEAMtalk)

Liverpool are close to extending the contract of  Mohammed Salah  after breakthrough in contractual talks held; according to TEAMtalk.

The New deal in which the Egyptian Star will sign is below the £500,000-a-week that has made the headlines for some time now.

A Compromise has been agreed at Anfield between the two parties.

“Mbappe will decide his future at the end of the season” (L’equipe)

Lionel Messi was asked about the future of his new teammate and World Cup winning striker Kylian Mbappe by French Media Outlet L’equipe.

The Former Barcelona Star said Mbappe will decide his future at the end of the season amid interest from Real Madrid.

“Only Kylian knows what's in his head and what he's going to do. I'm happy he stayed here this year. He is very important for us”. MbappĂ© will decide at the end of the season”, 

Man City identify Sterling alternatives (ESPN)

Barcelona have identified Chelsea duo Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech as an alternative to Man City’s Raheem Sterling as per ESPN.

Should Manchester City fail to Sanction the sale of Raheem Sterling, La Blaugrana would not hesitate to go for the Chelsea duo.

Traore set to depart Villa (Football Insider)

Bertrand Traore is set to leave Aston Villa in the Winter Transfer Window as per reports from Football Insider.

Steven Gerrard is keen on trimming his squad during the next window and is ready to listen to offers for the forward.

Origi to remain at Liverpool (Northern Echo)

Divock Origi will not be allowed to leave Liverpool amid Newcastle and West Ham United rumours as per reports from the Northern Echo.

Jurgen Klopp wants him to remain at Merseyside as he feels Origi has a role to play in the Liverpool Squad.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Real Madrid leading race for Mount (Fichajes)

Mason Mount is frustrated at Chelsea as they are not matching his demands in a bid for a new contract and may be keen on a move away from the bridge as per reports from Fichajes 

Real Madrid, Manchester City and Bayern Munich are battling for the Englishman’s signature.

It is said that Real Madrid are leading the race to sign him.

Inter CEO confident of brozovic contract extension (DAZN)

Inter Milan believe Marcelo Brozovic will stay at the club and extend his contract as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

When speaking to DAZN about the contractual situation of the Midfielder, Marotta said: “I hope Marcelo Brozovic will stay and extend his contract. I’m almost sure it’s gonna happen, I know he’s happy here. It's not easy to find clubs that can give him what Inter gave him”, 

“I’ve heard nothing about the Man Utd Job” (Fabrizio Romano)

Erik ten Haag has not been contacted by Manchester United concerning a deal to become their next manager as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

The Ajax Manager was asked by Journalists if he would remain as the manager for the Dutch side and he said: “It’s a weird question. I heard nothing about it [Utd job], so I can't think about it”.

Erik ten Haag has reiterated his commitment to Ajax for the foreseeable future.

Sevilla eye swoop for duo (Fichajes)

Sevilla have an ambitious plan of signing the duo of Andrea Belotti and Jesus Corona; according to reports from Fichajes.

The Andalusian club are also keeping in mind the possible departure of Jules Kounde who could leave next year.

Xavi wants Christensen (Fichajes)

Barcelona Boss Xavi Hernandez is an huge admirer of Chelsea Defender Andreas Christensen as per Fichajes

Christensen is still locked in talks concerning a new deal at Chelsea with his current contract expiring next summer.

Barcelona are keen on the Dane amid reports of a move away from West London.

Sunday, November 21, 2021

New deal in place for Christensen; Abrahamovich involved (El Nacional)

A New deal for Chelsea Defender Andreas Christensen is in place as per reports from El Nacional 

The 25-year-old’s Chelsea Contract expires next summer which has alerted Barcelona about the possibility of signing him on a free.

It is said that the Blues owner Roman Abrahamovich doesn’t want him to join La Blaugrana and he is working personally on a fresh new terms of contract for the Denmark International.

Newcastle highlight Winks as transfer target (Daily Mail)

Newcastle United have highlighted Spurs Midfielder Harry Winks as a potential transfer target as per reports from the Daily Mail.

Eddie Howe sees the 25-year-old as an option in strengthening the midfield areas of his squad.

Winks has only started one premier league game for Tottenham Hotspur this season amid links of a transfer to Italy.

Ronaldo wants Enrique as new Man Utd Manager (Sky)

SkySports is reporting that Cristiano Ronaldo favours Spain Head Coach Luis Enrique as the next Manchester United Manager.

Zinedine Zidane and Erik ten Haag are set to be considered by the Manchester Club as a replacement for the already-departed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Brendan Rodgers and Mauricio Pochettino are not any closer to be appointed as Man Utd Manager.

PSG not vying for Haaland again (El Nacional)

Paris-Saint Germain have dropped their interest in Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland- According to El Nacional 

PSG are still looking for an ideal replacement for Kylian Mbappe whose mind is made up concerning a move to Real Madrid next summer.

The French Giants now have their sights firmly on Fiorentina Striker Dusan Vlahovic who could cost €80 million.

Inter to swoop for Lille Star in January

Inter Milan are putting plans in place to sign Lille forward Jonathan David in January as per reports from Telefoot.

 The French club are said to be reluctant in letting him leave in January as opposed to the summer.

Jonathan David has scored 10 goals in 14 Ligue 1 outings this term.