This summer transfer window is not all about speculations that players are moving from one club to another, it is also about why some players moved from a particular club to another. One of such moves is that of Morocco international Achraf Hakimi. The 21-year-old Borussia Dortmund‘s loanee reportedly left his parent club, Real Madrid for Chelsea because of Zinedine Zidane, the manager of the club.
Below are other latest updates from the transfer market
Declan Rice Transfer to Chelsea
West Ham United could lose their 21-year-old midfielder to Chelsea this summer as Frank Lampard, the manager of the Stamford Bridge-based club, reportedly intends to bring the English youngster to the club and convert him to a centre-back.
Kalidou Koulibaly transfer saga
Manchester United and Manchester City have joined the queue of clubs that want the signature of 29-year-old Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Arsenal and Liverpool have been linked with the Senegalese defender prior to the summer transfer window. Besides Koulibaly, United and City are also hunting down Slovakia and Inter Milan‘s 25-year-old defender Milan Skriniar.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Transfer Saga
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is wanted by some of the biggest clubs in Europe. Top on the list are Tottenham Hotspur, Paris Saint Germain, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Chelsea. The 25-year-old Serbia international and Lazio Midfielder has played 35 times for Lazio in all competitions, scoring 6 goals and has made 8 assists this season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer May Bring Nathan Ake to Manchester United
The manager of Manchester United Ole Gunnar Solskjaer blew the mind of 25-year-old Bournemouth’s centre-back Nathan Ake away after he categorically urged him to “keep going” as United need “a left-footed centre-back”. The coach told the Dutchman this on Saturday after his relegation-threatened team lost 5-2 to United.
Odsonne Edouard Transfer to Crystal Palace
Premier League side, Crystal Palace, is planning to bid £25 million for 22-year-old Celtic’s French striker Odsonne Edouard. This season, the Frenchman has played 45 times in all competitions for Celtic, scoring 27 goals and has made 19 assists.
David Alaba’s Transfer is in his hands
Earlier, it was reported that Bayern Munich were trying to convince 28-year-old Austria defender David Alaba to stay with the German Bundesliga champions. The latest update from that is that the club has left him to decide whether to leave the club or stay this summer. The defender had said that he wanted a move to the Premier League amid interest from majorly Liverpool.
Dayot Upamecano Transfer saga
German Bundesliga side, RB Leipzig are trying to discourage their super defender Dayot Upamecano from leaving the club this summer. The German club are planning to offer him a contract extension which would force him to stay beyond his current contract which will expire in 2021. Arsenal have shown strong interest in the player and the player seems willing to leave.
No 2020 Summer transfer for Real Madrid
Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid are not looking at bringing any footballer to the side this summer. The club intend to cut cost rather than acquire more liabilities amid the coronavirus pandemic that has greatly affected the revenues of most clubs across Europe. According to reports, Real Madrid plan to raise about £190 million by selling some of their players like 30-year-old Wales winger Gareth Bale.