Hoffenheim director Frank Briel is not happy that German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are always fond of buying the best talents from the football academies of other Bundesliga clubs. Also, Italian Serie A club, Brescia said their Italian striker Mario Balotelli is 8kg overweight thereby reducing his chances of moving to another club in this summer transfer window.
Below are other latest developments in the transfer market:
Ben Chilwell Transfer Update
Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell might leave the club this summer but his destination is not certain yet. Before now, Chelsea football club was most likely to secure his signature but Manchester United and City have joined the race to secure the services of the £60 million-rated 23-year-old defender.
Kalidou Koulibaly transfer update
Manchester City have taken their quest to secure the signature of Napoli 29-year-old defender Kalidou Koulibaly to another level as the Premier League club is set to add 32-year-old defender Nicolas Otamendi and 23-year-old Oleksandr Zinchenko in the deal to lure the defender to City. Manchester United and Liverpool are still very much in contention for the signature of the Senegalese defender.
John Terry wants to be his own boss
Former Chelsea star who has since gone into coaching is interested in the vacant Bristol City job. Since he ventured into coaching, he has been an assistant coach at Aston Villa. Lee Bowyer and Phil Neville are also interested in the job.
Willian transfer saga
Chelsea and Brazilian winger Willian is still not sure of his future at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea don’t want to let him go and they are not willing to give him the three years contract he has been asking for. Hence, Tottenham Hotspur are set to take advantage of the situation. His contract with Chelsea will expire this summer and Tottenham has offered Willian an attractive signing-on fee to lure him to Tottenham.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg transfer update
Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has attracted the attention of the two biggest managers in the Premier League. Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Tottenham Hotspur’s Jose Mourinho are said to be very interested in the 24-year-old Denmark midfielder who has played 36 times in all competitions for Southampton and made only one assist.
Dani Ceballos transfer update
Arsenal football club might not be able to make Dani Ceballos loan deal permanent as AC Milan, Valencia and Real Betis have shown interest in the signature of the 23-year-old Spanish midfielder. Dani Ceballos joined Arsenal in June 2019 on loan from Real Madrid. Since he joined the club, he has played 31 times, scoring 2 goals and has made 2 assists. Hence, Mikel Arteta plans to keep him on a permanent basis.
Federico Chiesa possible move to Manchester United
Fiorentina’s winger Federico Chiesa could be a Manchester United player this summer. Latest reports are speculating that United is in the verge of agreeing on a fee with Fiorentina for the services of the 22-year-old Italy winger.
Lautaro Martinez move to Barcelona
Philippe Coutinho could pose a challenge to the planned move of Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan to Barcelona. The Spanish giants have agreed on personal terms with Milan but before they can bring the 22-year-old striker to Spain, they need to reduce their expenses by selling Coutinho who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich.
Milot Rashica transfer saga
Milot Rashica is set to leave Werder Bremen this summer as the Sporting Director of the club, Frank Baumann, has confirmed that the 24-year-old Kosovo Winger has tendered his transfer request to the club. The move has further opened the door for Wolves, Liverpool, AC Milan, RB Leipzig and Hertha BSC to continue pushing for his signature.