Welcome to Sunday Official done deals and transfer updates for Chelsea and other clubs as well as some players that we are tracking for you.
Klopp defiant in face of sack rumours
“And if there is somebody who thinks there is another one who can do better then they have to make the decision. That is clear.”
Chelsea remain undeterred in their ambitious bid to sign Erling Haaland this summer despite claims the Borussia Dortmund striker is not interested in a move to Stamford Bridge.
Bailly must prove himself to get new Man Utd deal
Eric Bailly will have to prove his fitness is up to scratch if he wishes to stay at Manchester United, reports ESPN. The defender has suffered dearly from injury this season, which could hurt his chances of extending his current contract at Old Trafford.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has become a top transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain, reports the Sun. The Spain international is wanted by Mauricio Pochettino to replace Keylor Navas, having spent 10 years at Old Trafford. De Gea has seen his position come under pressure from Dean Henderson, but the veteran has thus far kept his starting job.
Express & Star reporter Nathan Judah has urged Wolverhampton Wanderers to sign Super Eagles target Ademola Lookman if Adama Traore is sold in the summer.
Last season, Spain international Traore was one of the hottest properties in European football and the likes of Barcelona and Liverpool were credited with an interest in the dribbling sensation but he stayed put at Wolves when the summer transfer window closed.
Kevin De Bruyne has spoken about his reasons for walking away from Chelsea, with the Belgian admitting that he never expected to a become superstar at Manchester City. The Belgian midfielder severed ties with those at Stamford Bridge in January 2014, having previously headed through the exits to take in a loan spell at Werder Bremen in 2012-13. His stock soared in German football, having struggled to make an impact in west London, and he admits to having hit a career-low as he bid farewell to England.
Minnesota United officially announced the signing of 35-year-old team captain Osvaldo “Ozzie” Alonso. The veteran defensive midfielder gets a one-year deal for his 13th MLS season.