CHELSEA and other football club have begun to prepare for the summer transfer window as some key players are currently linked away from their club.
Chelsea Agrees on Deal To Sign Sevilla Defender
Reports from Goal last night claimed Chelsea has agreed on a deal to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde this summer, as per Todofichajes.According to the report, The deal for the 23-year-old is believed to be worth around €60 million (£50m/$65m). Kounde is one of Chelsea’s interests to replace Real Madrid-bound Antonio Rudiger in the summer.
Arsenal plotting £45m Rashford swoop
Arsenal is reportedly plotting a summer swoop for Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford – according to Goal. The Gunners have set aside £45 million ($56m) for a new striker and the 24-year-old is at the top of their wishlist.
Rashford has been restricted to just 12 Premier League starts for United so far this season and his contract is due to expire in 2023.
Borussia Dortmund CEO Watzke confirms Schlotterbeck and Adeyemi interest.
“We like Nico Schlotterbeck, he has risen like a rocket in the last few months”. It’s no secret that we like and want him. He has a lot of self-confidence”.On Karim Adeyemi; “We’ll try to get it done without a release clause. But we’re not under any pressure”. I think the player has more or less the feeling that he wants to join Dortmund. We have to manage that in some way”.
According to renowned transfer journalist Fabrizio Romani, a deal is already verbally agreed upon with Schlotterbeck.
Antonio Conte Speaks on His Future
Conte: “At the end of the season, we speak with the club to find the best solution for everybody. I am enjoying it a lot in Tottenham, then we will see”.
“Don’t forget I like to have ambition, I want to for trophies – not for only sixth or eighth places”.
Rangnick To Combine Austria Job With Consultancy Role at Old Trafford.
Ralf Rangnick has been appointed as the new Austria coach until 2024. The Current interim manager has said his appointment will not in any way affect his duties with Man United as he looks to help the team back to the glory days together with New manager Erik Ten Hag.
His words: “I will take over as national team manager of Austria at the end of the season but will continue consultancy with Man United. I’m looking forward to helping United become a real force again”.
Chelsea linked with PSG star
Chelsea is reportedly interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe to replace want-a-way star, Antonio Rudiger. The German centre-back confirmed earlier this week that he will not sign a new contract with the club, and has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid.However, Kimpembe’s contract at the Parc des Princes runs until the summer of 2024 and PSG is expected to offer the 26-year-old a new deal. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel previously worked with the France defender during his spell in charge of the French giants.