Saturday afternoon done deals and transfer updates for Chelsea, Manchester United, Barcelona and other clubs across Europe as we can also confirm some done deals.
Man Utd get Jules Kounde transfer boost as Sevilla identify Tottenham replacement
Manchester United have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Jules Kounde, as Sevilla have reportedly identified potential replacements for the defender. Tottenham centre-back Davinson Sanchez is on the Andalusian club’s radar.
United are believed to be keen on swooping Kounde with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer targeting a top-class defensive partner for Harry Maguire this summer.
Christian Pulisic would be perfect for Liverpool FC
The 22-year-old playmaker is widely considered to be one of Chelsea FC’s top attacking players but he is yet to find his feet at Stamford Bridge this season.
Speaking in an in interview with cardschat.com, Friedel said: “I think Liverpool’s system is a good one for Christian, without a doubt.
He’s very quick, his first steps are quick and even when he gets going, he’s very quick.
Neymar, Messi will be reunited at Barcelona, says Cury
Neymar will be reunited with Lionel Messi at Camp Nou, according to the Brazilian’s former agent and ex-Barcelona scout Andre Cury.
“New Barcelona president Joan] Laporta is the only one who can bring them back together again, Messi won’t leave Barcelona, he decided that his history is in Barcelona and I’m very clear on that.
Done deal: Harbottle joins Wealdstone on loan
Nottingham Forest can confirm that Under 23s defender Riley Harbottle has joined National League side Wealdstone on a one-month youth loan.
Harbottle, who has been with Forest since the foundation stage, will be available for seven of Wealdstone’s fixtures during this period.
Newcastle United can now confirm that defender Matty Bondswell has joined the club after international clearance was received for the teenager.