Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Westham vying for Watkins (Guardian)

West Ham United are preparing a move for Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins as per reports from the Guardian 

David Moyes is considering the possibility of adding another striker to the attacking areas of his squad and views Watkins as a good fit.

The Villians could demand around £50 million for the 26-year-old Striker.

Arsenal keen on Gnabry (Ekrem Konur)

Arsenal have Serge Gnabry on their short transfer list according to Turkish Reporter Ekrem Konur 

The German star is still in contract extension talks with Bayern Munich.

Rudiger to Madrid now a “DONE” deal (Fabrizio Romano)

Antonio Ruediger has completed his medical checks as a new Real Madrid player as per Fabrizio Romano 

The deal is now 100% done just like reports that have been announced earlier and it is said that Real Madrid will only release a statement confirming the transfer after the Champions league final.

Milan keen on Saliba (Mirror)

AC Milan are interested in Arsenal defender William Saliba according to reports from the Mirror.

Saliba has gone out on loan to Nice, Saint Etienne and Marseille recently since joining Arsenal in 2019.

The Rossoneri are confident that Arsenal should be willing to let Saliba depart on loan or permanently again next season.

Toure wants coaching role at Spurs (Standard)

Yaya Toure is in talks with Tottenham Hotspur over a coaching role at the club according to reports from the Standard.

The former Manchester City midfielder would soon be licensed as a coach and wants a coaching role in some capacity at full time in North London.

Yaya Toure was working with the Spurs U-18’s side.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Neuer set for new Bayern deal (Ekrem Konur)

Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has accepted a contract offer from the club until 2025 according to reports from Ekrem Konur

Talks with prolific striker Robert Lewandolski also continue despite interest from FC Barcelona.

Lyon in talks with Bayern for Tolisso (Ekrem Konur)

Lyon are currently in talks with Bayern Munich for Corentin Tolisso as per Ekrem Konur.

It is said that there are four teams interested in the French star.

Bruce Buck set to remain as Chelsea Chairman (Times)

According to the Times, Bruce Buck will continue as the Chairman of Chelsea football club even as Todd Boehly is set to be the new owner of the club.

The 76-year-old has been instrumental to the success Chelsea has made in the 19-year era of Roman Abramovich

He succeeded Ken Bates as the Chairman back in 2004.

Bayern interested in Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane is the top priority signing for Bayern Munich this coming summer according to Football Journalist Florian Plettenberg

No negotiations between Bayern and Liverpool so far. Mane’s agent has been met over the weekend. 

Talks about a contract extension between Liverpool & Mané is proving difficult at the moment.

Kepa wants Chelsea exit (Ekrem Konur)

Chelsea’s second choice goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga wants to leave Chelsea in the summer transfer window as per reports from Ekrem Konur.

The World most expensive Goalkeeper who was signed from Athletic Bilbao is determined to leave Stamford Bridge and look for first team football elsewhere.

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Wolves asking for £70 million for Neves (Daily Mail)

Wolves are aware of interests in their Portuguese Maestro Ruben Neves and would demand £70 million for him this summer as per reports from the Daily Mail 

Manchester United and Arsenal would have to met the valuation set by Wolves to land the playmaker.

It remains to be seen if the two clubs won’t be put off by the demands of Wolves for Ruben Neves.

Leipzig won’t sanction Nkunku sale (Fabrizio Romano)

Christopher Nkunku won’t be allowed to depart RB Leipzig this summer as per reports from Italian Journalist Fabrizio Romano.

The sporting director of the german club Oliver Mintzlaff has spoken concerning Nkunku’s future:  “We have clearly discussed it internally: we won't let Nkunku leave this summer, we told him and his agent”.

Talks are believed to be in an early stage concerning a new deal for him.

Inter won’t listen to offers for Martinez (Gds)

Lautaro Martinez is going nowhere despite rumours linking him to an Arsenal move as per reports from La Gazetta dello sport 

Inter Milan consider the argentine star “untouchable” and they want him to form part of their future.

The Nerazzuri won’t entertain any offer for him during the summer transfer window.

Bayern to open Laimer talks with Leipzig (Fabrizio Romano )

Bayern Munich are making plans to sign RB Leipzig’s Konrad Laimer according to Fabrizio Romano.

An opening bid of around €18/20m is being prepared as the bavarians look to open talks Leipzig.

Premier league top clubs are interested in him too but Julian Nagelsmann is pushing to sign him.

Madrid won’t sign Tchouameni this summer (Marca)

Real Madrid would not be signing Aurelien Tchouameni this summer but they remain interested according to reports from Marca

Liverpool are also in the running for the talented french international but won’t be rivaled in the race for his signature.

It is said that Los Blancos are contented with their current midfield options going into another season.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Gavi close to signing new barca deal (Marca)

Barcelona are close to agreeing a new deal with Gavi as per reports from Marca.

A breakthrough was made in talks with the 17-year-old representatives on Friday despite some issues to iron out in terms of wages.

Both parties remain keen to reach an agreement as soon as possible.

Arsenal eyeing Arthur Melo (Ekrem Konur)

Arsenal are interested in signing Arthur Melo according to football journalist Ekrem Konur.

The London club were close to signing him last winter in January but a deal for Arthur Melo fell through 

Sevilla in the running for Lo Celso (Todo Fichajes)

Sevilla have joined the race to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso as per reports from Todo Fichajes.

Villarreal are impressed with his loan spell at their club during the second half of this season and are keen to make the move permanent.

The presence of Sevilla in the race to sign the 26-year-old have made the yellow submarines worried that they may be priced out of the deal.

Suarez could yet make a return to Barcelona (Ekrem Konur)

Luis Suarez could be willing to make a sensational return to Barcelona according to football journalist Ekrem Konur.

It is said that the former Liverpool striker would be willing to accept a paycut to rejoin Barcelona if he receives an offer from the Catalan club.

Monaco won’t reduce Tchouameni valuation (Fabrizio Romano)

Monaco won’t reduce their asking price for the talented Aurelien Tchouameni this summer as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

The French club won’t accept less than €70 million for Tchouameni when the transfer window opens in the summer.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Barca concerned over Haaland lifestyle (AS)

Barcelona have major concerns over the lifestyle and behavior of Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland off the pitch according to reports from AS

Due to the Norwegian’s injury struggles this season, La Blaugrana has set their sights to other targets but a concern over his personal lifestyle makes a move for him far from happening.

It is said that Erling Haaland may be difficult to caution as he is a “partying” type.

Alonso keen on Chelsea departure (Fabrizio Romano)

Marcos Alonso wants to leave the premier league at the end of the season; contacts have being established with Barcelona as per Fabrizio Romano 

Chelsea could be open to letting him depart but nothing advanced has happened over the situation due to the ongoing ownership uncertainty at the London club.

The fullback would like to make a return to his homeland after about six years at Chelsea.

Tottenham scout Villarreal duo (90min)

Tottenham Hotspur have sent scouts to watch Pau Torres and Arnaut Danjuma according to reports from 90min.

The Scouts were present at the Madrigal to watch the pair during Villareal’s Champions league semifinals defeat to Liverpool.

Antonio Conte is prioritizing additions to be made in defence and attack during the summer.

OFFICIAL: Mazraoui completes part of Bayern Medical

Noussair Mazraoui made his decision to join Bayern Munich after being convinced by Julian Nagelsmann and Oliver Kahn back in March according to reports from Fabrizio Romano

According to sources close to Bayern Munich, Mazraoui has completed the first part of his medical ahead of a deal which has being fully agreed.

Although, He hasn’t signed his Bayern Munich contract yet.

Tchouameni favours Madrid move (AS)

Monaco Midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni favours a move to Real Madrid according to reports from AS

Los Blancos haven’t ruled out the possibility of signing him but they have been put off by the asking price set by the french club.

Liverpool and Bayern Munich are reportedly also interested in the 22-year-old.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Bernardeschi could leave Juventus (Nicolo Schira)

Federico Bernardeschi could be on his way out of Juventus as a free agent in the summer according to Nicolo Schira.

Lazio are said to be keen on him due to Sarri’s good relationship with the midfielder but they have offered him a low salary compared to what he is earning currently in Turin (€1.6M per year)

Galatasaray have also enquired about the player’s availability as there are no talks to extend his contract with Juventus as of now.

Newcastle Utd could sign Sarr (Football Transfers)

Ismaila Sarr is on Newcastle United’s radar this summer according to reports from Football Transfers.

Talks have commenced between the representative of the player and Newcastle United for the Watford attacker.

The hornets want a fee around the region of £40 million for him.

Nkunku wants Liepzig departure (L’equipe)

Christopher Nkunku is willing to depart RB Liepzig this summer according to reports from L’equipe.

Manchester City, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan are some of the european heavyweight teams that are catching the eyes of the midfielder and he wants to sign for one of them.

The German club hope to keep Nkunku who has hit double figures in goals and assists in all competitions this season.

PSG mulling over Moise Kean move

Moise kean could leave Juventus in the summer transfer window according to reports from Nicolo Schira.

The reporter claims Paris Saint-Germain are interested in Moise Kean who could be set for a departure from the italian top flight.

Lingard still wants Man Utd departure (Fabrizio Romano)

Jesse Lingard has already made up his mind to leave Manchester United in January and he isn’t willing to change his mind as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

The winger wanted to move to Newcastle United then but that didn’t materialize due to the club’s decision but now he would consider many bids as possible.

It is said that staying put was never an option for the England International at Manchester United.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Ajax to offer Bergwijn spurs exit option (The Times)

Ajax AFC are keen on signing Tottenham Hotspur winger Steven Bergwijn according to reports from the Times.

Bergwijn is disappointed with his current situation at Spurs and will welcome an opportunity to return to his homeland.

The winger has struggled to get playing time at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium this season.

Arsenal to step up Martinez pursuit (The Times)

Arsenal are looking to gather pace in their attempts to secure the services of Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez as per reports from the Times.

Inter Milan could demand a fee in the region of €60 million for one of the most important players in their squad.

Mikel Arteta is aware of the need for attacking reinforcements with the future of Lacazette and Nketiah uncertain while a push for champions league places next season appears to be seeing the light of the day in this moment in time.

Norwich set to listen to offers for Max Aarons (Telegraph)

Norwich City will listen to offers for Max Aarons this summer according to reports from The Telegraph 

Several players could be set to leave Carrow Road following their confirmed relegation from the premier league.

Manchester United and Arsenal have been linked with Max Aarons previously and it now appears he would be soughted after for a chance to remain in the topflight.

OFFICIAL: Agostini becomes new Cagliari head coach

Alessandro Agostini has replaced Walter Mazzarri as the new head coach of italian side Cagliari.

Mazzarri left his role as the manager of the team on Monday and the club have now moved swiftly to announce his replacement.

The hiring of Alessandro Agostini was announced on the official twitter page of Cagliari.

Lazio drop Milinkovic-Savic valuation (Calciomercato)

Lazio are now asking for a reduced fee for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as per reports from Calciomercato.

The Serie A club were asking for €120 Million last summer but have now dropped their asking price to about €80 million.

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United are said to be in the running for the Lazio Star player.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Milan & Juventus battling for Lingard (ESPN)

Unwanted Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard is in the running to being signed by AC Milan and Juventus according to reports from ESPN

The two italian top flight teams are leading the race for the signature of a 29-year-old who is set to become a free agent in June.

Manchester United do not appear to be making plans to extend the deal of the midfielder who is said to be eager in wanting to play regular football again.

Barca set to reject chance to sign traore permanently (Marca)

Barcelona have made a decision not to sign Adama Traore on a permanent basis at the end of the season as per Marca

Due to the resurgence of Ousmane Dembele in the attacking area of squad, La Blaugrana are confident of convincing the frenchman to sign a new deal and as such Traore services may not be needed beyond the end of the season.

Barca to offer Lewy three year deal (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona aren’t prepared to give up on Lewandolski and they consider him as a “priority” signing according to Fabrizio Romano.

La Blaugrana will offer him a three year deal (two years with an option for another year).

Bayern Munich are unwilling to let their star man leave and they have made that known to his agent.

Ancelotti favours Reece James signing (El Nacional)

According to reports from El Nacional, Carlo Ancelotti really want Real Madrid to sign Reece James from Chelsea.

The Italian tactician is desperate to have him on his side at the spanish capital and has endorsed him as the best option to fit in at right fullback this year.

Two Napoli star futures uncertain (Sky Italy)

The future of Kalidou Koulibaly and Victor Osimhen continues to be uncertain at Napoli according to SkySports in italy.

The star players could yet depart the naples club if an appropriate offer comes in during the next transfer window.

It is said that Napoli will listen to offers of over €100 million for Osimhen and will try and convince Koulibaly to stay put.

Sunday, May 1, 2022

OFFICIAL: Milan reach agreement for Sanches transfer

AC Milan have reached an agreement to sign Lille Star Renato Sanches according to Calciomercato 

The former Bayern Munich midfielder will complete a €20 Million move to Milan in the summer.

The 24-year-old has scored only two goals for Lille in 23 league appearances so far this season.

Roberto to sign new barca deal soon (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona are close to extending Sergi Roberto’s contract; a new deal will be signed in the coming days as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

Only final details are left to be resolved in the ongoing talks and then a new 12-month contract will be announced officially.

The 30-year-old’s current deal expires at the end of this current season.

Arsenal in the running for Osimhen (Gds)

Arsenal are said to be in the running to sign Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen according to reports from La Gazzetta dello Sport.

The gunners are set to be lightweight in that department in the summer after a season where Pierre-Emerick has departed to join Barcelona.

In addition, Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah are set to be free agents this summer

Tielemans favours Madrid move.

Youri Tielemans will only depart Leicester City for a move to Real Madrid this summer according to a Belgian Reporter named Sacha Tavolieri

Leicester City may be willing to allow him leave this summer as he has one year left on his current deal at the club instead of losing him on a free next summer.

Ten Hag eyes Feyenoord defender as first united signing (Mirror)

Erik Ten Hag is keen on signing Feyenoord defender Tyrell Malacia according to reports from the Mirror.

It is said that the Dutchman wants to make the defender his first signing when he takes charge in Manchester at the end of the season.

The incoming Manchester United boss tried to sign Malacia during his stint at Ajax but Feyenoord didn’t want to sell him to their rivals.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Everton keen on Burnley Defender (Football Insider)

Everton are keen on signing Burnley Defender James Tarkowski when the season comes to an end as per reports from Football Insider 

The Merseyside club consider him as a proven premier league performer with lots of experience in the english top flight.

The Englishman’s contract with burnley expires this summer amid interest from Newcastle United and Westham United.

Milan in race for Nkunku (Calciomercato)

AC Milan are now in the running to sign RB Liepzig’s Christopher Nkunku as per reports from Calciomercato.

The 24-year-old is catching the eyes of other european heavyweights such as Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Manchester City and Manchester United.

The German club value Nkunku in the region of £50m/$63m and could allow him leave at the end of the season.

Mancini, Potter touted as possible Conte replacement (Telegraph)

Tottenham Hotspur are looking at italy boss Roberto Mancini as a possible replacement for Antonio Conte should he depart the north london club this summer as per Daily Telegraph.

It is said that the former inter milan tactician could depart from the Lilywhites if he does not receive substantial backing in the next transfer window.

Brighton boss Graham Potter is also amongst those in the shortlist who could replace the animated italian but Conte has always denied reports that he could leave spurs this summer.

OFFICIAL: David Silva signs new Sociedad deal

Former Manchester City Midfielder David Silva has signed a one year extension to his deal at Real Sociedad.

According to a tweet from Real Sociedad’s official twitter page, the Spanish club confirmed El Mago’s contract renewal and continued association with them until 2023.

City not ruling out Mahrez Sale (Give Me Sport)

Manchester City do not rule out selling winger Riyad Mahrez this summer as per reports from Give Me Sport.

The Algerian Star future is in doubt alongside Striker Gabriel Jesus who has been linked to Arsenal.

Mahrez has one year left on his contract and has scored 23 goals in all competitions for the citizens this season.

Friday, April 29, 2022

Southampton unwilling to sell Ward-Prowse (Daily Mail)

Southampton do not want James Ward-Prowse to leave the southcoast this summer as per reports from the Daily Mail

It is said that the saints will not listen to any offers that comes in for the Englishman this summer.

Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur are said to be interested in Southampton Midfielder.

Rudiger to put pen to Madrid deal until 2026 (Fabrizio Romano)

Italian Journalist Fabrizio Romano reports that the agreement between Antonio Rudiger and Real Madrid will be signed in the days to come as expected.

New contracts will be prepared and paperworks subsequently for a deal until June 2026.

In addition, it is said that there would be no announcements before the end of the current season.

Liverpool to offer new deals to their frontmen (Liv Echo)

Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah look poised to be offer new contracts in the summer according to the Liverpool Echo.

Firmino and current african cup of nations winner sadio mane are approaching the final year of their current liverpool contract while Salah’s ongoing contract saga continues.

Reports from the Liverpool Echo expects the Reds to do what it takes to extend the deals of their frontmen.

Renato Sanches not on Liverpool’s Radar (Liverpool Echo)

Although Liverpool long been linked with Renato Sanches, it is said that he is not in Liverpool’s radar this summer.

As per reports from the Liverpool Echo, The Reds will only swoop for the Lille Midfielder if one of their midfield options depart in the summer transfer window.

Chelsea planning to replace Rudiger with Torres (La Razon)

Chelsea are planning to replace Antonio Rudiger with Liverpool defender Pau Torres according to La Razon.

The Spanish International is also drawing the eye of fellow Manchester clubs in Manchester City and Manchester United meaning there are set to be suitors for the highly rated central defender.

Should Chelsea’s takeover be completed, Pau Torres could be one of the names to be heading towards Stamford Bridge.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Roy Hodgson to depart Watford; will retire again (Sami Mokbel)

Roy Hodgson is planning to leave Watford and to retire from Football Management for the second time when his deal expires at the end of the season.

According to Sami Mokbel who works for the daily mail, his retirement will still happen even if he manages to lead the club out of the relegation zone at the end of the season.

City, United, Chelsea battling for Pau Torres (Fabrizio Romano)

Pau Torres is a subject of interest from Manchester City and Manchester United while Chelsea have also sent their scouts to watch him as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

His release clause is set at €55/60m and will be valid when the summer transfer window opens; it will also be valid until the end of the market.

Bayern poised to complete Mazraoui transfer soon (Fabrizio Romano)

Bayern Munich are desperate to get Noussair Mazraoui’s deal over the line to avoid interests from other clubs as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Verbal agreement has since been reached between both parties and now the bavarians want to complete the transfer as soon as possible inorder to recruit him freely at the end of the season.

Roma stepping up Mkhitaryan contract talks (Calciomercato)

AS Roma are stepping up plans to offer Henrikh Mkhitaryan a contract extension as per reports Calciomercato.

Jose Mourinho is keen for him to stay at the Olympic Stadium beyond this summer in which his current contract will expire.

The Armenian midfielder could now be set to see his foreseeable future remain in the italian capital.

Mertens set to sign new Napoli deal (GDS)

Dries Mertens is set to sign a new contract at Napoli after the club reached an agreement with him over a contract renewal as per reports from Gazzetta dello Sport.

Mertens has reportedly accepted a new one year offer which includes a paycut and he is set to earn €1.2 million next season.

The 34-year-old was due to become a free agent in June but looks to have extended his association with the naples club.

Tuchel set for Chelsea stay (Adam Newson)

Chelsea Boss Thomas Tuchel appears to have confirmed that he will still be in charge of the West London club next season.

The German tactician told Football Journalist Adam Newson in a news conference about his desire to be “fully involved” at the club irrespective of the ongoing ownership saga.

"From pre-season next season we will give our very best and I will be fully involved with all my heart and my knowledge”

Calvert-Lewin favours Arsenal move over Newcastle (Football Insider)

Dominic Calvert-Lewin is attracting interest from the likes of Arsenal and Newcastle United and the two clubs will battle it out for him in the summer as per reports from Football Insider.

The Englishman is keen on leaving Merseyside irrespective of what happens to the status of Everton in the premier league at the end of the season.

It is said that the 25-year-old striker favours a move to Arsenal rather than Newcastle United.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Conte wants €30m salary for PSG job (RMC Sport)

Antonio Conte could be willing to take charge of PSG should Mauricio Pochettino be fired at the end of the season but the Italian will ask for some huge demands.

According to reports from RMC Sports, the italian tactician wants €30 million annually almost double of what he is set to earn currently at Tottenham Hotspur and he wants to bring in his own coaching staff if he is to be the main man in the French capital.

Gnabry undecided on Bayern Munich future (Sky)

Serge Gnabry has not made a decision on his Bayern Munich future as per reports from Sky in Germany.

The Winger is in talks with the Bavarians with his current contract set to expire in the summer of next year and may chose to leave at the end of next season.

It remains to be seen if the multiple time Bundesliga Champions will allow him to depart the Allainz Arena this summer.

PSG to offload at least four names this summer (L’equipe)

Paris Saint-Germain are looking to offload at least four players in the upcoming summer transfer window according to L’equipe.

The French Giants are so keen to clear out as many as six players to make way for new signings.

Julian Draxler, Leandro Parades, Layvin Kurzawa and Thilo Kehrer are some names which have been identified.

OFFICIAL: Ramsey pens new Villa deal

Soccer Punch can confirm that Aston Villa have tied Jacob Ramsey to a new contract with the club.

Jacob Ramsey has signed a new contract with the Villians until 2027.

Modric set for Madrid Stay; Asensio in contract talks (Fabrizio Romano)

Luka Modric is set to stay at Real Madrid with a new deal until 2023 as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Vinicius Junior and Eder Militao will discuss terms of a new deal until 2027 soon while Asensio is in contract talks but as at now it is still in its early stages.

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Spurs in naming rights talks with unnamed party (Football Insider)

Tottenham Hotspur have started talks with prospective parties concerning naming rights to their Stadium as per reports from Football Insider 

Spurs want about £25 million per season from any prospective sponsors and are now in talks with an unnamed party about a deal that would last for 20 years.

It has been said that Amazon and Nike could be part of those potential suitors for a partnership.

Braithwaite increasingly likely to exit Barca (MD)

Martin Braithwaite is looking increasingly likely to leave Barcelona this summer according to reports from Mundo Deportivo 

The signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ferran Torres while the continued presence of Dembele in the team means the former middlesbrough Striker has fallen down the pecking order.

Braithwaite is contracted to La Blaugrana until 2024

Abraham “loving life” at AS Roma

Former Chelsea Tammy Abraham is loving life at AS Roma after scoring his 19th goal of the season today as per Fabrizio Romano 

Speaking post-match, The England International said AS Roma feels like home to him and that he is enjoying his time there.

“I’m loving AS Roma - I give my best for this club, they trusted me in difficult moment of my career and lifted me up. I enjoy my time here, I feel like home”. 

Newcastle preparing bid for Leverkusen star

Newcastle United are readying a bid of about £50 Million for Bayer Leverkusen’s Moussa Diaby as per reports from Daily Mail

The German Club could refuse to sanction his transfer and may hold out for more than £50 million.

“There is no possibility that Lautaro will leave Inter”

Lautaro Martinez’s agent has dismissed the possibility of his client leaving Inter Milan at the end of the season.

Alejandro Camano spoke to Calciomercato on what he thinks about the future of Martinez in Inter Milan.

“Lautaro has a five-year contract with Inter, he feels like an Interista. Inter are the team in his heart. He feels like an extra fan on the pitch," 

“His family is also very happy in Milan. I can say with certainty: there is no possibility that Lautaro will leave Inter. He cares so much about winning with this club.”

Pochettino doesn’t fancy United, wants spurs return (talkSPORT)

Paris Saint-Germain Manager Mauricio Pochettino wants to return to Tottenham Hotspur again as their manager even as he is willing to return to the premier league as per reports from talkSPORT

It is said that the Argentine doesn’t fancy a move to take up the reins at Manchester United.

There have been reports linking Poch to managerial jobs in England and Spain but his focus is on PSG at least till the end of the current season.

PSG’s Simons now closer to new deal (Fabrizio Romano)

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to improve on their contractual offer to Xavi Simons as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

It has been said that talks are now progressing and that he is now getting closer to signing a new long term deal with Paris Saint-Germain.

The French Giants want him to remain at the Parc des Princes with his current contract set to expire in June.

Arsenal could swoop for Napoli’s Ruiz (Area Napoli)

Arsenal have enquired about the possible acquisition of Fabian Ruiz this summer as per Area Napoli.

The North London club remain keen on adding a new midfielder to their squad after missing out on Juventus Star Arthur in the winter transfer window.

Fabian Ruiz is set to be on the market next summer.

Rodon keen on leaving spurs (Football Insider)

Joe Rodon is very keen to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer; claims Football Insider.

Having not made any premier league appearance this season, the 24-year-old thinks  his future does not belong in the white half of North London.

Christensen close to Barcelona move in the summer (Fabrizio Romano)

Andreas Christensen is now really close to joining FC Barcelona as a free agent as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

The contract proposal offered by Barcelona is better than Bayern Munich’s offer and he won’t be joining any English club out of respect to Chelsea.

A new meeting between both parties could take place next week to complete the deal.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Villa set to listen to offers for Watkins (Football Insider)

Aston Villa are ready to listen to offers for Ollie Watkins this summer according to Football Insider 

Arsenal have been handed a boost concerning their pursuit for the England International Striker.

Mikel Arteta wants another striker at the Emirates Stadium particularly as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has left to join Barcelona and the future of Alexandre Lacazette remains uncertain.

Westham, Newcastle and Villa keen on Wijnaldum (AS)

Georgino Wijnaldum is attracting interest from three premier league clubs and one spanish club as per reports from AS.

The Dutchman joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer from Liverpool after his contract expired last summer.

Wijnaldum is struggling to get regular minutes at Parc des princes and could be forced to leave at the end of the season amid interest from PL clubs.

Spurs readying offer for de Vrij (Inter Live)

Tottenham Hotspur are readying a contract offer for Inter Milan’s Stefan de Vrij alongside a bid of around £30 Million.

As per reports from Inter Live, Spurs will be offering a four year contract deal worth £5.3 million for the defender.

Inter Milan have no problems with letting him leave at the end of the current season if their £30 million valuable is met.

AS Roma won’t sign Maitland-Niles permanently (Roma Today)

AS Roma have no intention of signing Ainsley Maitland-Niles permanently this summer as per reports from Roma Today.

The Englishman has only made six league appearances for the giallorossi since joining from Arsenal on loan on the 8th of January.

The Versatile player will return to his parent club this summer when his loan deal with the Rome club expires.

Kante hopes to keep winning at Chelsea (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea Midfielder N’golo Kante is staying tight lipped on his chelsea future as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

The world cup winner told SkySports that he hopes to keep winning trophies at Chelsea when asked of his future.

“Since I came here I’ve spent many great seasons, with the team, the managers and the fans”. 

I hope we can carry on like this, keep winning, and that’s the way I see the future”,

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Odriozola will decide future at the right moment (Tuttosport)

Alvaro Odriozola who is currently on loan at Fiorentina has spoken out on his forseeable future at Real Madrid.

Speaking to Tuttosport, he admitted that he is enjoying his loan spell at La Viola and would take about his future at the right moment.

"I'm enjoying the present then we'll see at the right moment. I don't miss anything - I'm happy at Fiorentina. Coppa Italia is my Champions League",

The loan deal that got him to Italy doesn’t have an option to buy.

Verona to step up Simeone chase (Nicolo Schira)

Verona are now set to trigger the buy option to sign Giovanni Simeone from Cagliari as per reports Sports Journalist Nicolo Schira.

A permanent deal of around €10 million is in place alongside a contract until 2026 for the Argentine.

OFFICIAL: Daniel Farke leaves krasnodar job

FC Krasnodar Coach Daniel Farke has resigned from his role as the manager of the Ukraine based club following two months in charge.

The German tactician previously managed Norwich City before landing another job in Ukraine.

 "After nearly two months, unfortunately without playing any league match, we (Farke and his assistants) have asked with pain in our hearts to rescind the contracts. 

"The recent political developments and the pleas from our kids, wives, families and friends to return home led to this well-thought decision. 

"It was hard for us because we were warmly greeted here. In a short period of time we built a great unity of people of different nationalities with which we wanted to achieve our sporting goals, with joy and fun. 

"Unfortunately, the serious matters of life have caught up on us."

Juventus set to make Gravenberch move in the summer (Calciomercato)

Juventus are set to make a move for Ryan Gravenberch this summer.

According to Calciomercatothe Serie A side have the funds to bring the Ajax midfielder in this season.

The Ajax midfielder is valued at €35 million.

Bayern vying for Spence

Bayern Munich are looking at signing Championship Starlet Djed Spence according to reports from SkySports Germany.

The 21-year-old is currently on loan from Middlesbrough and currently temporarily playing for Nottingham Forest.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Pep on Fernandinho: “decision to be made at the end of the season”

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola has addressed the media concerning the future of Fernandinho according to reports from Fabrizio Romano.

The Catalan tactician who has coached Bayern Munich and Barcelona in his illustrious managerial career confirmed a decision will be made at the end of the season.

“I’m happy with his performances. For him it'd be boring to become a Man City coach, working with us is boring!”. 

“I wish him the best job of his life, not working with us. A decision will be made at end of the season”.

Roma vying for Christensen (Fichajes)

Roma are now  in the race for Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen alongside Bayern Munich and Barcelona as per reports from Todo Fichajes.

Former Blues boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign a defender whose contract is running down currently and would be a free agent when the transfer window opens in June.

Man Utd battling for Sporting midfielder (Record)

Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Palhinha is attracting interests from premier league clubs as per reports from Record

It is said that Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United are ready to go head-to-head for the Portugal International.

Elsewhere, Atletico Madrid are also on the look out Sporting midfielder despite interest from other suitors in England.

Three PL clubs in race for Westham fullback (Football London)

Three premier league clubs are in the hunt for the services of Westham United Defender Ben Johnson according to reports from football london.

The fullback has been sensational for the hammers in their push for a top four berth this season.

This has attracted admiring glances from Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool who may look to submit offers for the 22-year-old next summer.

Palace keen on Ceballos (Todo Fichajes)

Crystal Palace are keen on signing Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos as per reports from Todo Fichajes.

Ceballos who has had a loan stint with the gunners has not started a game for Real Madrid this season and has 17 months left to run on his contract.

The Eagles are preparing a bid of £15 million for the 25-year-old when the transfer window reopens in the summer.

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Newcastle Utd keen on Kepa (Daily Star)

Newcastle United have highlighted Chelsea shotstopper Kepa Arrizabalaga as a potential option for a possible transfer as per reports from Daily Star.

The Tyneside club are willing to make the Spain International their undisputed number one shot-stopper for the next season; a role he is currently not enjoying at Chelsea.

Chelsea will listen to offers of around £50 Million for him this summer.

Barcelona mulling over Bailly move (Daily Star)

Barcelona are mulling over a move for Manchester United Defender Eric Bailly according to reports from the Daily Star.

The Ivorian central defender has not had the best of seasons as he has fallen down the pecking order at Old trafford.

His situation at Manchester could attract an offer from Barcelona who could look to offer him a way out of Old trafford.

Bayern not in contract talks with Lewandolski (Fabrizio Romano)

Robert Lewandolski’s deal with Bayern Munich expires in 2023 but the prolific polish striker wants a new deal to stay beyond 2023 as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

The bavarians are not in talks with his representatives despite Lewandolski waiting keenly to see his long term future at the club sorted out.

The former Dortmund Striker is focused on the second half of the season with Bayern Munich.

Arsenal set to extend Saliba deal (But! Football)

Arsenal are making arrangements for the contract extension of William Saliba according to reports from But! Football.

Saliba has not featured for Arsenal since joining in a £27 million deal from Saint-Etienne back in 2019.

He is now currently on loan at Marseille who are keen on signing him on a permanent basis but the gunners are preparing to pour cold water on a possible deal by looking to extend his contract beyond 2024.

Former Leipzig manager set to replace Bielsa (Fabrizio Romano)

Jesse Marsch will be the managerial replacement for Marcelo Bielsa who was fired as Leeds United Manager hours ago as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Marsch has previously being the head coach of RB Leipzig and Red Bull Salzburg ahead of his imminent appointment as Bielsa’s replacement.

It remains to be seen if he would be able to guide the premier league club towards safety at the end of the season.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Roma in the running for Xhaka again (Calciomercato)

Roma are thinking about reigniting their interest in Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka this summer as per reports from Calciomercato.

The Giallorossi failed to finalise a deal for the 29-year-old Midfielder last year and are poised to go after him again.

Jose Mourinho is believed to be a keen admirer of Xhaka and will intensify effort to bring him to Rome when the transfer market reopens.

Barca & Bayern still talking to Christensen (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona and Bayern Munich are both interested in signing Andreas Christensen since January and they are still in talks with him according to reports from Fabrizio Romano.

La Blaugrana have spoken to the danish defender but no subsequent agreement has been reached yet.

Christensen would reject offers from any premier league club as he does not want to breach his respect for Chelsea.

Newcastle to swoop for Rabiot (Calciomercato)

Newcastle United are poised to sign Adrien Rabiot for a reduced fee as per reports from Calciomercato.

Juventus are reportedly unwilling to offer the midfielder a new contract and could allow him to leave in the summer for just £12 million.

The 26-year-old France International still has more than one year on his current Juventus contract.

Abraham hopes to rejoin Chelsea in the future (CDS)

Tammy Abraham doesn’t regret leaving Chelsea but he hopes to return to Stamford Bridge as per reports from Corriere dello Sport.

The England International signed for AS Roma last summer after spending five years in west london.

There is a buy-back clause in Abraham’s Roma contract which becomes active next year and that might enable him to be brought back to Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal to resume lacazette talks in May (The Sun)

Arsenal have postponed contract talks with Alexandre Lacazette according to reports from The Sun.

The Gunners would resume talks with the frenchman at the end of the season despite his deal expiring as at that time.

Lacazette has scored just three premier league goals for the north london club so far this season.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Barcelona step up chase in landing Azpilicueta (SPORT)

Barcelona have tabled a two-year contract to Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta as per reports from SPORT 

The Spanish International is heading closing to an exit from Chelsea with every passing day after a trophy laden spell at Stamford Bridge.

An option for an extra year is also included in the offer as La Blaugrana step up their chase in landing the 32-year-old defender.

Arteta “really happy” at Arsenal (Fabrizio Romano)

Mikel Arteta was quizzed about his long term future as the Manager of Arsenal in his pre-match presser ahead of wolves.

The former Manchester City assistant coach seems relaxed about the situation while reiterating his focus on delivering in his role in the future 

 “I am really happy here. My aim is just to build with the club a winning team. A team people can enjoy watching”. 

“Things will happen naturally. Our focus must be delivering what we want”

Arteta: “Wilshere would return to Arsenal in the future”

Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta believes that Jack Wilshere could return to the North London Club in another role when asked about the situation in his pre-match conference ahead of Wolves.

The former Everton and Arsenal midfielder said in his pre-match conference: "I think everyone at the club would be willing to open the doors for him and try to find a role for him that would work for everybody. I think that will happen naturally in the future.”

OFFICIAL: Justin signs new Leicester contract

James Justin has signed a new contract at Leicester City which will keep him at the club until 2026; Soccer Punch can confirm.

The Foxes today announced the long term contract for the full back on their official twitter account.

“I’m sure his future will be sorted out in the next few weeks”

Borussia Dortmund have come out to address the entire public on the future of their Striker Erling Haaland.

The Chief Executive Officer of the club Watzke said the norwegian’s future will be sorted out in the next few weeks, maybe a month or probably six weeks as per reports from Express.

Real Madrid, Chelsea have been linked with the prolific striker in recent times.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Spurs want to keep Kane; Kane undecided ATM (Fabrizio Romano)

Tottenham Hotspur would really love Harry Kane to commit his long term future to the club as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

Conte wants to build a team for the future around the prolific striker even as Kane is “really happy” with Antonio Conte’s influence on the team at the club.

Although, Kane won’t decide his foreseeable future in February or March as there is still a long part of the season to be played. Some other factors will also be considered concerning his future.

Madrid planning Bernardo Silva swoop (Calciomercato)

Real Madrid are already making moves at securing the services of Bernardo Silva from Manchester City according to reports from Calciomercato.

The Portugal International has been in scintillating form for the citizens this season in a team that competition for places is very high.

Silva admires the prospect of joining Los Blancos later in his career.

Two PL clubs lining up possible Gomez bid (Athletic)

Joe Gomez is attracting interest from Newcastle United and Aston Villa as per reports from the Athletic.

The Englishman could be set for a move away from Liverpool this summer should his situation not improve at Anfield.

Joe Gomez has found game time hard to come by this season.

Real to open contract renewal talks with Asensio (AS)

Real Madrid will open talks with Marco Asensio concerning a new deal in the summer as per reports from AS.

The Madrid based club are desperate to keep him for many more years beyond 2023 when his current contract will expire.

The 26-year-old has fought his way back into reckoning scoring nine goals in all competitions this season.

Inter mulling over Jesus Swoop (Calciomercato)

Inter Milan are thinking about going for Manchester City Forward Gabriel Jesus as per reports from Calciomercato.

Should Lautaro Martinez leave, then the club would consider the Brazilian Striker as a possible replacement.

Jesus has only scored two goals for Manchester City in the english top flight this season.

Friday, February 11, 2022

Coutinho could be acquired for less than £33M on a permanent deal (The Birmingham Mail)

Philippe Coutinho could join Aston Villa on a permanent deal for less than £33 million as per reports from The Birmingham Mail.

The £33 million purchase option included in Coutinho’s deal is not fixed meaning he can be acquired for a lower amount.

Aston Villa Manager Steven Gerrard is happy with the immediate impact his former teammate has made since joining last month and wants him permanently next summer.

Bale could return to spurs again (El Nacional)

Gareth Bale looks set to return to Tottenham Hotspur once again when he becomes a free agent this summer; SOCCER PUNCH has learnt.

According to reports from El Nacional, The Welshman is said to have agreed a return to North London and will leave Real Madrid in June.

Bale’s camp appears to have ruled out a possible retirement.

Westham open contract talks with Soucek (Football Insider)

Westham United have reportedly opened talks with Czech Midfielder Thomas Soucek as per reports from Football Insider.

Soucek already has a contract with the hammers until 2024 but because he is attracting interests from far and wide because of his performances, the east-london club are battling hard to tighten their grip on him.

Vidal wanted by two PL clubs (Calciomercato)

Arturo Vidal is wanted by two premier league clubs in Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur according to reports from Calciomercato.

The Chile international will become a free agent when his contract with Inter Milan expires next summer and he is set to embark on a new challenge.

Marseille and Galatasaray will battle it out with Villa and Spurs for the experienced midfielder.

Real Madrid considering Tierney approach.

Real Madrid are monitoring the availability of Arsenal leftback Kieran Tierney as per reports from El Espanol.

The Spanish giants are already planning on strengthening the defensive areas of their squad before the next transfer window opens in the summer.

An official approach from Los Blancos looks likely to be on the horizon for the Scottish fullback.

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Morata set to remain at Juventus (AS)

Alvaro Morata is set to stay put at Juventus for the time being as both Barcelona and Arsenal have failed in their attempts to sign him as per reports from AS.

The Spanish Striker does not want to return to London as he feels he would be needing more time to adjust to the city inorder to deliver on a daily basis.

Atletico Madrid also do not want to strengthen their direct rivals Barcelona by selling Alvaro Morata to them.

Bayern Munich join race for Ziyech (Todo Fichajes)

Bayern Munich have reportedly joined the bidding race for Chelsea Winger Hakim Ziyech as per reports from Todo Fichajes.

The Bavarians are feeling confident that a loan deal agreement with an option to buy will persuade the west london club to part away with the Moroccan International.

Westham agree fee for Benfica Striker (SkySports)

Westham have agreed a fee with Benfica for the transfer of Striker Darwin Nunez according to reports from SkySports.

All that is left for the hammers to do is to reach an agreement over a transfer for the 22-year-old before Monday’s transfer deadline.

The Benfica Striker is currently on international duty with Uruguay ahead of their world cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Milan mulling over late loan swoop for Alli (GDS)

AC Milan are preparing a loan deal for Tottenham Hotspur Midfielder Dele Alli as per reports from Gazetta dello Sport.

The England International is struggling to win the confidence of gaffer Antonio Conte with issues of inconsistencies over form marring his career in recent years.

Juve strike deal with Gladbach for Zakaria (GOAL)

Juventus have now agreed a deal to sign Denis Zakaria from Borussia Mochengladbach as per reports from GOAL.

The Swiss Midfielder is now set to undergo his Juventus medical in the next few hours when he would be arriving in Turin.

Newcastle still hoping for Lingard transfer (90min)

Newcastle United are still confident of signing Jesse Lingard before the transfer deadline as per reports from 90min.

A deal between Newcastle United and Manchester United failed to materialize last week despite Newcastle having an agreement on personal terms with the England International.

Despite time running down in the winter transfer window, a deal could still be struck as both clubs are not indifferent to the chances of a transfer.

Lyon locked in Ndombele talks (SkySports)

Olympique Lyon are now in advanced talks with Tottenham Hotspur for Tanguy Ndombele as per reports from SkySports.

Lyon are thinking of replacing Bruno Guimaraes who just Newcastle United with the frenchman.

The French club wants to sign him on an initial loan deal with an option to buy but it remains to be seen if spurs will consent to such.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Juventus step up chase for Zakaria (GOAL)

Juventus have stepped up their efforts for Borussia Mochengladbach’s Denis Zakaria as per reports from GOAL.

As per reports, personal terms is understood to have already been agreed with the transfer fee now remaining to be sorted between both clubs.

It remains to be seen if Gladbach would accept the €7 Million fee tabled down for Denis Zakaria from Juventus.

Newcastle now increasing efforts to sign Burn (The Chronicle)

Newcastle United have improved on their offer to Brighton and Hove Albion for Dan Burn as per reports from The Chronicle.

It has been reported that the tyneside club included add-ons inorder to further improvise the first bid for Burn who is said to be a boyhood fan of Newcastle United.

Newcastle United initially sent a bid  of £7 Million for the Englishman.

Bordeaux want Phil Jones (L’equipe)

Bordeaux are keen on signing Manchester United Defender Phil Jones as per reports from L’equipe.

The French club see him as an experienced and quality addition to their side in their task of escaping relegation this season particularly as he has returned to the Manchester United setup.

The Englishman has been unlucky with injuries in recent years and that has affected his playing career in terms of form and fitness.

Odion Ighalo to join Al Hilal; official announcement soon (Fabrizio Romano)

Former Watford and Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo is set to join Al Hilal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

An agreement has been reached on personal terms between both partieswith contract signed until 2023.

Final details now remaining to be sorted with an official announcement of the deal imminent.

Spurs now in pole position to sign Bentacur (Romeo Agresti)

Aston Villa have withdrawn from the race to sign Bentancur according to reports from Italian Journalist Romeo Agresti. 

No new offer for the player was submitted by the Villians and this has now left Spurs in pole position to sign the the Uruguayan.

Dembele increasingly likely to join PL club (SkySports PL)

Ousmane Dembele’s future at Barcelona is still up in the air ahead of Monday’s transfer deadline.

As per reports from SkySports, The frenchman is most likely to join a club in the premier league should he depart before the winter window shuts.

PSG struggling to find place for Ndombele in Squad (Standard)

Tanguy Ndombele’s move from Tottenham Hotspur to Paris Saint-Germain may fail to materialize as per reports from the Standard.

As per reports, The French club are looking at how Ndombele could fit-in in a dressing room filled with Star Studded Players.

Talks are still ongoing between both clubs concerning a prospective loan move.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Newcastle set to sign Fenerbache defender (fanatik)

Newcastle United are set to sign Hungarian International defender Attila Szalai for €20 Million as per reports from from fanatik.

The 24-year-old Defender is currently plying his trade for Turkish side Fenerbache and has been linked with a move to Chelsea on one occasion before.

Everton to swoop for Kulusevski (GDS)

Everton are planning to swoop for Juventus Midfielder Dejan Kulusevski as per reports from Gazetta dello Sport.

The Bianconeri are said to be willing to do a deal with any prospective suitors and have even been trying to get buyers for him from the premier league.

Villa rejected offer from unnamed PL club for Luiz (Standard Sport)

Aston Villa rejected a €30m bid from an unnamed premier league for Douglas Luiz during this transfer window as per reports from Standard Sport.

The Gunners are reportedly keen on him as they see him as an ideal addition to their midfield options.

It remains to be seen if Arsenal will lodge a bid for the Brazil International before the January transfer window shuts.

Barca closing in on Traore signing (Fabrizio Romano)

Adama Traore will sign a deal with Barcelona on Friday. The deal is set to be completed as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

Its a Loan deal with a buy option (not mandatory). La Blaugrana will cover his full salary until June.

Real Madrid eyeing Monaco and Ajax stars (ESPN)

Real Madrid are monitoring Aurelien Tchouameni and Ryan Gravenberch as per reports from ESPN.

Tchouameni is being viewed as the ideal long term replacement from Casemiro in defensive midfield.

Ajax Star Gravenberch is another option los blancos are looking at in terms of strengthening the middle of the park this summer.

Lingard now mulling over long term future (MEN)

Jesse Lingard is considering a move out of England in the summer as he wants to revitalize his playing career as per reports from Manchester Evening News.

The 29-year-old could still depart old trafford before this current window shuts but it is said that the England International is already thinking about his long term future when his Manchester United deal expires.

OFFICIAL: Amad Diallo joins Rangers on loan

Rangers have announced the temporary signing of Amad Diallo from Manchester United; SOCCER PUNCH can confirm.

Amad Diallo joins the Scottish club on loan for the rest of the season according to a tweet from Rangers Football Club’s official twitter account.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Brighton turn down Newcastle’s bid for Burn (Athletic)

Newcastle’s bid for Dan Burn has been turned down by Brighton and Hove Albion as per reports from the Athletic.

Eddie Howe is looking to have another central half option before the window closes on Monday and he is convinced about the 29-year-old as an addition.

Asides from Burn, Yves Bissouma is also being touted by the magpies who may return with a second bid for Dan Burn.

Crystal Palace in VDB talks with Man Utd (Fabrizio Romano)

Crystal Palace are currently in talks with Manchester United for Donny Van de Beek on a straight loan deal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Salary is being discussed between both parties  as negotiations continue to progress between the two parties for the Dutchman.

Patrick Vieira is an huge admirer of Donny Van de Beek and wants him in south London.

OFFICIAL: Kalu signs for Watford

Watford Football Club has today announced the signing of Samuel Kalu from Bordeaux on a permanent deal; Soccer Punch can confirm.

The 24-year-old Nigerian International joins on a deal until June 2025.

The Hornets welcomed the winger with a tweet on their official twitter account.

Wass to sign for Atletico Madrid (Fabrizio Romano)

Daniel Wass is set to depart Valencia and join Atletico Madrid on a permanent deal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

An agreement has been reached between both clubs. He would sign his contract with Atletico Madrid in the next hours.

Gosens closing in Inter move (Fabrizio Romano)

Robin Gosens will sign a contract as a new inter milan player on Thursday according to reports from Fabrizio Romano 

A deal is set to be completed between both clubs after an agreement of €25 million fee plus add ons.

He would also undergo his inter milan medical tomorrow.

Diaz to snub spurs move (Record)

Porto Attacker Luis Diaz will snub a move to join Tottenham Hotspur as per reports from Record.

The Columbian doesn’t think the lilywhites is the next big thing in his career and he favours a move to a far more superior side.

Along with Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Manchester United are also vying for his signature.

Soton to table huge bid for Broja (Fabrizio Romano)

Southampton are working on a deal to sign Armando Broja from Chelsea in a fee around €25 Million which is set to be submitted soon as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

Chelsea’s stance on the Albanian Striker is unknown at this stage with head coach Thomas Tuchel said to be a huge admirer of him.

Monday, January 24, 2022

OFFICIAL: Atalanta signs Boga from Sassuolo

Jeremie Boga has officially joined Atalanta from Sassuolo today; Soccer Punch can confirm.

Atalanta confirmed the signing with a tweet on their official twitter account which read “The Countdown is officially over! Boga is a new Atalanta player! Welcome, Jeremie!

Neuer to stay put at Bayern till 2025 (Bild)

Veteran Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is expected to extend his contract with FC Bayern Munich until 2025 as per reports from Bild.

The long serving goalkeeper is expected to see out his professional career at the club and has no problems in staying put for another three years.

Although, no contract talks has taken place between the goalkeeper and the club as at this moment.

Red Bull Salzburg wants €40M for Adeyemi; Dortmund keen (Sky)

Borussia Dortmund have opened talks with Red Bull Salzburg concerning a deal for Karim Adeyemi as per reports from Sky Germany.

The Austrian side are believed to be keen on selling him in a fee around the region of €40 million.

It is said that Sports Director Micheal Zorc along with his potential future replacement returned from Austria on Monday following substantive talks.

Martial wants out; ready to accept paycut to join Sevilla (GOAL)

SOCCER PUNCH has learnt that Anthony Martial is increasingly desperate to leave Manchester United and join Sevilla on loan for the rest of the season.

It is said that the France International is even willing to accept a paycut in order to join the Spanish club till the end of the season.

Sevilla are calm about the situation as they believe a deal could be completed before the end of this winter transfer window.

Sule to depart Bayern this summer (Sport 1)

According to reports from Sport1, Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule will leave the club in the summer as he doesn’t want a new deal.

The Bavarians were preparing to enter talks with the 26-year-old defender in February but at the moment, the defender is not interested in signing an extension.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Chelsea keen on Barcelona sensation (El Nacional)

Chelsea are mulling over a deal for Barcelona’s young sensation Gavi according to reports from El Nacional.

Gavi’s release clause at Barcelona is set for €50 million which means a swoop for him could materialize.

La Blaugrana are already planning a contract extension for him which if he signs, his release clause will soar higher.

Thierry Henry could land Bordeaux Job (RMC Sport)

Arsenal Thierry Henry could land the Bordeaux job according to reports from RMC Sport.

Henry is among the shortlist for the managerial job as the future of current coach Vladimar Petkic is uncertain.

Juventus set conditions for Arthur departure (Fabrizio Romano)

Juventus are requesting for an 18 months loan deal plus an option to buy for Arthur Melo as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Arsenal have only offered a deal for the Brazilian until the end of the current season.

Arthur is keen on a move to Arsenal but nothing has been agreed yet.

Real uninterested in vying for Ginter (Defensa Central)

Real Madrid have rejected the chance to sign Borussia Mochengladbach’s Mathias Ginter this winter.

As per reports from Defensa Central, The Spanish giants have no plans in place to pursue the world Cup-winning defender at this moment.

Ginter’s deal at Borussia Mochengladbach is running down.

Man Utd willing to allow Lingard leave on loan (Athletic)

Manchester United are only willing to loan Jesse Lingard leave the club on loan if any potential suitor pays £3.5 million loan fee as per reports from the Athletic.

The Red Devils have made that clear to the England International who is attracting interest from Westham United and Newcastle United.

He is set to become a free agent in the summer as his current manchester united deal expires then.

OFFICIAL: Pablo Mari Joins Udinese on loan.

Arsenal Central Defender Pablo Mari has joined Italian side Udinese Calcio on loan till the end of the season.

The Italian Club announced the temporary acquisition of the defender on their official twitter account tweeting “Bienvenido Pablo Mari”

Villa eyeing Nketiah (Athletic)

Aston Villa are keeping up with Eddie Nketiah’s situation at Arsenal as per reports from the Athletic.

Nketiah wants more game time at the North London club and he is set to be available on a free in the summer.

The Villians have been alerted to the possibility of striking a deal for him this winter.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Man Utd highlight Aston Villa Midfielder as transfer target (Telegraph)

Manchester United have their radars on Aston Villa Midfielder John McGinn and are plotting a move from him as per reports from the Telegraph 

With the club looking increasing unlikely to sign players this winter, the 27-year-old would be pursued in the summer when a permanent manager comes in.

It is said that Darren Fletcher likes his profile and that the club are impressed with his leadership qualities.

Martial desperate to secure move abroad (Fabrizio Romano)

Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United but he doesn’t want to join any other premier league side even on a temporary move.

Fabrizio Romano reports that an approach from both Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur has being rebuffed.

A move to abroad is still on the horizon with Barcelona, Sevilla and Juventus all available options for him to select from. 

The Red Devils will ask any potential suitors to pay his full salary with a loan fee attached depending on the nature of the move.

Christensen won’t consider offer from PL Clubs (Fabrizio Romano)

Andreas Christensen doesn’t want to join any premier league club if he leaves Chelsea at the end of the season.

Fabrizio Romano reports that the danish defender is not considering any offers from English Clubs.

A decision will be made on his future soon amid interests from Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

Man Utd looking to appoint permanent manager before season ends (MEN)

According to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United want to have a new permanent face in the Old trafford dugout before this current season ends.

Ralf Rangnick is only tinkering the side currently on an interim basis but it remains to be seen if he would get the job permanently at the end of the season.

Former Tottenham Hotspur Manager Mauricio Pochettino is being touted as the favourite to land the job.

Spurs looking to conclude Traore deal quickly (Football London)

Tottenham Hotspur are desperate to conclude a deal for Wolves Winger Adama Traore; according to Football London.

It is said that the lilywhites want to wrap up a deal for the utility player as soon as possible before the winter transfer window closes.

Giampaolo set to become Sampdoria coach again (Sky)

Marco Giampaolo looks set to return to Sampdoria for the second time as per reports from SkySports in Italy.

Following the departure of Roberto D’aversa from the Serie A side, the club have moved swiftly to replace him with Giampaolo now set to sign a six-month deal with an option for another two years to become Sampdoria’s coach once again.

Marco Giampaolo’s first stint in charge of Samp ended in 2019 after three years at the helm of affairs.

Juventus mulling over Zaniolo bid (Tuttomercatoweb)

Juventus are mulling over bidding for AS Roma Winger Nicolo Zaniolo as per reports from Tuttomercatoweb.

The 22-year-old Italy international is being touted as a potential replacement for Paulo Dybala if he leaves at the end of the season.

Nicolo Zaniolo’s future at AS Roma too looks uncertain at the moment.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Lille close to signing Ben Arfa (L’equipe)

Lille are chasing down former Newcastle United Midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa as per reports from L’equipe.

Ben Arfa left Bordeaux at the end of last season following expiration of his contract at the club.

Should he join the French Club, he would replace Yusuf Yazici who looks all but set to join CSKA Moscow.

Antonio Conte: Spurs Boss refusing to talk about future.

Tottenham Hotspur Head Coach Antonio Conte has refused to shed more light on his future as the Lilywhites gaffer prefering to talk about the “present”.

Speaking at a presser, the Italian tactician talked about his spurs which runs out at the end of next season where he stopped short about talking about the future.

"Honestly I like to live in the present and not to think a lot of the future, Now it is important to live in the present, to try in the present to improve the situation and get out the best of my players”

"To work to improve the situation because the present is now, the future is later. 

“Later could be too much later for us. We have to be focused on the present and work to try to improve the situation now. Then I will see. Now we have to be focused on the present and we have to work a lot to try to keep Tottenham in the right position."

PSG offering Mbappe new mouthwatering short-term deal (Telefoot)

Paris Saint-Germain are refusing to throw in the towel as regards the future of Kylian Mbappe and are now offering him a mouthwatering short term offer.

Amid interests from Real Madrid, PSG have now offered the prolific striker a massive two-year deal as per reports from Telefoot.

Mbappe is unlikely to discuss his future until the end of the season.

Barcelona keen on Bayern Defender (90min)

Barcelona are aware of the possibility of signing Niklas Sule on a free transfer with their priority now on signing players who are on free agent market.

Sule’s contract expires next summer which means he is free to talk to other clubs and agree a precontract with any potential suitor until the expiration of his current deal.

As per reports from 90min, The Catalan giants are ready to swoop for the 26-year-old Bayern Munich Defender.

Chelsea hold De Jong talks with Barcelona (El Nacional)

According to El Nacional, Chelsea are in talks with Barcelona for Frenkie De Jong having put a bid of €40m for him on the table.

Although La Blaugrana want a fee in the region of €60m for the Dutchman, the blues are confident that their valuation for him may drop in the future.

Bayern Munich too are also vying for his signature.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Liverpool closely monitoring Westham’s Bowen (Football Insider)

Liverpool are monitoring Jarrod Bowen’s Situation at Westham United keenly as per reports from Football Insider.

The Reds won’t bid for him this winter but are making attempts of launching a bid for him next summer.

The 25-year-old Winger is Liverpool’s primary target while Leeds’ Raphinha and Villareal’s Danjuma are alternative options.

No decision made on Van de Beek’s future (Fabrizio Romano)

Nothing has been said concerning the future of Donny Van de Beek at Manchester United only that Manager Ralf Rangnick wants him to stay until the end of the season as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

There has been no talks between the player’s representative and Borussia Dortmund and no decision has been taken concerning his loan move elsewhere.

Sule could stay put at Bayern amid Newcastle interest (Sport1)

Bayern Munich Defender Niklas Sule may still continue playing for the club beyond next summer amid interest from Newcastle United.

According to reports from Sport1, Sule will snub a move to england and stay in Germany with the bavarians.

Talks concerning a new contract for the 26-year-old have opened again increasing the possibility of him staying put.

Chelsea keen on signing Dest only on a loan deal (GiveMeSport)

Chelsea do not want to sign Barcelona’s Sergino Dest on a permanent deal this winter according to GiveMeSport.

The Spanish giants are looking for suitors who want to sign their players outrightly and it appears Chelsea won’t be one of those clubs.

Dest will have to hope another suitor come in for him inorder to leave Barcelona.

Westham wants Diallo; PSG value him for €25M (90min)

West Ham United are keen on securing the services of Paris Saint-Germain Midfielder Abdou Diallo according to reports from 90min

The frenchman are willing to listen to offers for him but they want to sell him outrightly instead of allowing him to leave on loan.

The Hammers have to put down a bid of around €25M to land their man during this transfer window.

City mulling over Real Madrid’s Vinicius (El Nacional)

Manchester City are mulling over replacing Ferran Torres who left for Barcelona with Vinicius Junior as per reports from El Nacional

The Manchester Club think investing a lot of money in Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior will yield good fruits in the future as he can still get better in the future.

Marlang Sarr won’t be going out on loan (Football London)

Chelsea are not thinking of allowing Marlang Sarr leave on loan this January as per reports from Football London.

The 22-year-old defender is said to be a subject of interest from two italian clubs and they have asked about his availability for a transfer.

However, the frenchman seems to be part of Tuchel’s plans going forward due to the amount of playing time he has gotten recently.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Man United vying for Brighton’s Lamptey (Daily Mail)

Manchester United are prioritizing a move for Brighton fullback Tariq Lamptey according to a report from the Daily Mail.

Rangnick wants to strengthen the rightback spot at Manchester United as he does not think Aaron Wan Bissaka or Diogo Dalot are up to the task.

The Seagulls could hold out for more than £40m for a player who they consider an important part of their set-up and it remains to be seen if the Red Devils will match their valuation.

Coman signs new Bayern contract until 2027

Kingsley Coman has finally committed his long term future to the Bavarians by signing a new contract today according to a tweet from FC Bayern’s official english account.

A tweet which read “#King2027”confirmed a contract has been agreed by both parties until 2027.

Juventus vying for Depay on a loan deal (Di Marzio)

Memphis Depay is a subject of interest from Juventus on a loan deal according to Gianluca Di Marzio 

The Dutchman is viewed as a temporary replacement for Federico Chiesa who is out for the rest of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

La Blaugrana could consider offers for him as they have replacements for him in their ranks in Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres who has just being recently signed from Manchester City.

Ocampos to be offered new one year deal (Estadio Deportivo)

Lucas Ocampos is set to rewarded with a new one year contract for his efforts at Sevilla as per reports from Estadio Deportivo.

Even though the Winger’s contract expires in the summer of 2024, the Seville club are unfazed about the prospect of handing him another one year contract.

Sevilla consider the Argentine as an integral member of the squad.

AC Milan want florenzi permanently (Calciomercato)

AC Milan are close to acquiring Alessandro Florenzi from AS Roma on a permanent basis.

According to reports from Calciomercato, the Rossoneri are happy with his performances since when he came in on loan and they are now set to prioritize signing him permanently.

Should Milan want to trigger the option to buy him permanently, there is a €4.5m fee to be paid to Roma.

Umtiti wants loan exit from Barcelona (RMC Sport)

Despite just signing a new deal at Barcelona this week, Samuel Umtiti reportedly wants out at Barcelona this transfer window as per reports from RMC Sport.

Umtiti is keen on a loan move away from La Blaugrana to get his season back on track in view of having continuous gametime.

The 25-year-old central defender is not short of interest from teams in England, Spain and Italy.

Villa interested in Bissouma (Telegraph)

Aston Villa are looking to sign Brighton Midfielder Yves Bissouma as per reports from the Telegraph.

The Villians have already signed Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona and are closing in on a deal to sign Lucas Digne from Everton.

Although, Brighton may ask for a fee of around £40m from Villa for his signature.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Crystal palace in Nketiah talks with Arsenal (Times)

Crystal Palace have started talking to Arsenal concerning a move for Eddie Nketiah as per reports from the Times.

The England U21 international is reportedly unhappy at Arsenal over a lack of playing time and his situation as attracted interest from Germany previously.

His contract with Arsenal expires in June next summer.

Wijnaldum doesn’t want to rejoin Newcastle United (Football Insider)

Georginio Wijnaldum doesn’t want to rejoin Newcastle United as per reports from Football Insider.

The Dutchman has struggled to nail down a starting berth at Paris Saint-Germain since joining last year.

Although Wijnaldum doesn’t favour a move back to tyneside, a move to other premier league sides remain a possibility.

Sevilla drop interest in Martial (Marca)

Sevilla have been left frustrated in their attempts to sign Anthony Martial from Manchester United and are ready to move on from him as per reports from Marca.

The Seville based club still prioritize the signing of a striker this winter but it appears it won’t be from Manchester United anymore.

Spurs keen on summer move for Lingard (Football London )

Tottenham Hotspur are keen on the services of Manchester United wantaway star Jesse Lingard as per reports from Football London.

Spurs would be keen on striking a deal when his contract expires next summer and have already spoken to the Lingard’s representatives.

Westham United have also been linked to the 29-year-old England International.

Farke set to be named new manager of Russian club (Sky)

Daniel Farke is close to landing a new managerial job at FK Krasnodar as per reports from SkySports.

The German Tactician has been out of work since early November when he was fired by Norwich City over club’s poor performance.

The Russian club sit pretty in 5th place in the Russian Premier League.

Wood to undergo Newcastle medical (Telegraph)

According to reports from the Telegraph, Burnley Striker Chris Wood is set for a medical at Newcastle United.

It appears that both parties have agreed on a fee and a move is now close. He would become the second major signing of the Saudi-backed club following the acquisition of Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid.