The transfer market is still heating up and managers of clubs across Europe are still out there in search of players to fortify their squad. The biggest news coming out from the transfer market in the last 24 hours is the swap deal that saw Arthur leave Barcelona to join Juventus.
Here are other latest developments in the transfer market so far:
Kalidou Koulibaly transfer to Liverpool
The struggle for the signature of Kalidou Koulibaly is still very intense. The 29-year-old Senegalese defender is the hottest defender in the transfer market this summer. Latest reports say Liverpool has added 30-year-old Croatia defender Dejan Lovren as part of the deal that could lure the Napoli man to Liverpool. Manchester City is still struggling it out with other clubs contending for Koulibaly’s signature.
Achraf Hakimi transfer to Inter Milan
Inter Milan is still very keen in bringing 21-year-old Moroccan and Real Madrid full-back Achraf Hakimi to the San Siro this summer. The chief executive of the Italian Serie A club, Giuseppe Marotta, has revealed that talks to secure the signature of the Borussia Dortmund loanee have reached an advanced stage.
Alexis Sanchez transfer saga
The chief executive of Inter Milan, Giuseppe Marotta, says the Italian Serie A club intends to extend the loan deal of embattled Alexis Sanchez but the move is proving to be difficult. The 31-year-old Chile forward wants to return to his parent club, Manchester United, but the manager of United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had said Sanchez is beautiful furniture that might not be needed in the current setting of United.
Pablo Moreno swap deal
There are reports that Manchester City is planning a swap deal to bring in 18-year-old Juventus winger Pablo Moreno. The deal will see 19-year-old Manchester City and Portuguese winger Felix Correia move to Italy while Moreno joins City.
Inter Milan Set to Sell Milan Skriniar
Inter Milan has given the green light for Manchester City to keep battling for the signature of 25-year-old Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar. Reports are saying that Manchester City might add the club’s all-time highest goalscorer, Sergio Aguero, in the deal to bring Skriniar to the club. The 32-year-old Argentine striker is currently down with an injury that will not see him play in the remaining games of the season.
Mauricio Pochettino May soon get a job
Mauricio Pochettino may soon get a coaching job for the first time since November 2019 when he was sacked by Tottenham Hotspur. The 48-year-old manager is attracting interest from Portuguese club Benfica which are currently looking for a replacement for their current coach Bruno Lage who they think is not doing well enough for the club.
Ola Aina transfer saga
Nigerian defender Ola Aina could be on his way out of Torino. The club has revealed that the former Chelsea player is available for sale, opening the door for Everton football club and West Ham United that have shown interest in the defender.