Wednesday Morning transfer rumours and latest updates for some clubs like Chelsea, Arsenal and others as they are ready for the summer transfer window to open.
Report: Chelsea, Manchester United to battle for Paulo Dybala this summer
Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester United reportedly join Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala this summer.
Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester United have reportedly joined Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala this summer.
According to Tuttosport, Chelsea and United are both monitoring Dybala’s situation and are prepared to make a move for him this summer if they are made aware of his availability.
Man United are reportedly keen on re-signing their former shot-stopper Sam Johnstone if Dean Henderson or David de Gea leave the Theatre of Dreams this summer. England international came through Red Devils academy but failed to make a single first-team appearance for the club and after multiple loan moves, was sold to West Brom in 2018.
Sam is now impressing for the relegation-threatened Baggies with his form earning him a maiden senior England call-up for March’s World Cup qualifiers. Red Devils two primary stoppers, David De Gea and Henderson, have been battling to be the Norwegian manager’s No.1 this campaign, with the latter currently occupying the spot.
Arsenal linked with£35m move to sign Fluminense starlet
Arsenal are keeping a close eye on Fluminese star Matheus Martinelli regarding a £35 million summer transfer, according to reports.
Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte state the Gunners have been tracking the 19-year-old midfielder for the last few months.
Arsenal have been impressed by what they have seen so far from the attacking star – no relation to the 2019 acquisition Gabriel Martinelli.
Martinelli only made his debut in the winter of 2020, but has already scored three times in 11 matches, impressing scouts across the globe.
However, it’s reported Arsenal will not launch a move for the No10 should they manage to renew Martin Odegaard’s loan deal or make it permanent.
Arsenal closely monitoring No.11 Ivory Coast international
Wilfried, a self-confessed Gunners supporter, was close to securing a move to Arsenal back in the summer of 2019. However, a transfer did not materialise as Crystal Palace stuck true to their hefty valuation of Zaha.
It led to Arsenal eventually settling for an alternative in Nicolas Pepe, with the move being sanctioned through various installments. Pepe’s move to Arsenal, though, has not quite worked out for the Gunners, with the 28-year-old forward often struggling with a lack of form and consistency.
The Ivorian forward has seemingly settled in with the pace of English football, but there remains a lack of temperament as well as the confidence that has ultimately stifled his progress in north London
Liverpool are desperate to sign 18-year-old Spain international
Pedri arrived at Camp Nou from Las Palmas last summer after the deal between the two teams had initially been agreed on a year before. The switch to Barcelona has ended up working wonders for La Liga giants as well as Spain international, who took no time to establish himself as a pivotal player in Ronald Koeman’s side.
In fact, the Spanish attacker, who has 3 goals and 6 assists in 44 games across all tournaments for the Blaugrana this term, has missed only one game all campaign, illustrating his importance for Barcelona despite his nascent age of 18.
Pedri’s progress, though, has certainly not gone unnoticed, with the Reds keeping a watchful eye on him over the course of the season.
Barcelona reportedly set to offer contract for Juventus transfer target –
As expected, Juventus were quickly considered among the potential suitors of the Argentine, considering the fact that the management has become specialized in signing glamorous free agents.
The 32-year-old could in fact be replacement for one of the current Juventus forwards, as Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata all face uncertain futures at the club for different reasons.
Nonetheless, the Old Lady could be left behind, as another major European club could pounce on the situation.
According to Spanish newspaper Sport (via TuttoJuve), Barcelona are set to make an offer for the former Atletico Madrid man