Embattled Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil would not leave the club during this summer transfer window despite being ignored by the manager of the club, Mikel Arteta. The agent of the 31-year-old former German international, Dr. Erkut Sogut, said the Arsenal star intends to see out his contract with the club which would expire in June 2021.
Here are other latest updates from the transfer market.
Raul Jimenez transfer to Manchester United
Wolves have already agreed a £27 million deal to sign Braga’s 27-year-old Portuguese striker Paulinho who is seen as a direct replacement for Raul Jimenez. The 29-year-old Mexican forward has been on the radar of Manchester United for a while and this summer could be his last at Wolves.
Jadon Sancho’s transfer update
The prolonged negotiation between Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund could come to an end soon as the latest reports are speculating that the German Bundesliga club is willing to accept an initial £60 million out of their over £100 million asking price for the transfer of their 20-year-old England winger Jadon Sancho.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen transfer to Chelsea
Frank Lampard is still in search of a goalkeeper that would replace Kepa at the club. His next stop in his quest to get a goalkeeper is Barcelona. The latest reports say Chelsea have made an undisclosed offer for Barcelona’s 28-year-old German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen but there are no official statements from both clubs yet.
Gareth Bale message to Ryan Giggs
Embattled Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale has reportedly told his national team manager Ryan Giggs that he is willing to remain at Real Madrid until the end of 2020-2021 season even if that will cost him a place in the national team. The national team is preparing for Euros and Giggs would want his best player to be fit and ready for the tournament.
David Alaba transfer status
David Alaba’s contract with Bayern Munich will expire on 30 June 2021 and the German Bundesliga club is willing to extend his contract. However, reports say the 28-year-old Austrian left-back intends to try a new challenge which has attracted the interest of Manchester City and Chelsea.
His current transfer market value is €65 million.
Leeds United’s Wishlist
Newly promoted Premier League club Leeds United are still on their transfer window shopping as they have lined up more players that they will wish to have ahead of the 2020-2021 season. The latest players that have joined their long wishlist are 30-year-old Everton midfielder Fabian Delph and 30-year-old Tottenham full-back, Danny Rose.
Sergio Romero future talks
Sergio Romero has been playing second fiddle to David De Gea as Manchester United second choice goalkeeper. Now that De Gea is under pressure due to the decline in his form, Manchester United are trying to get a replacement while Romero is still at the club. Hence, the 33-year-old Argentine goalkeeper wants to discuss his future with the club because his chances will become even slimmer if 23-year-old England goalkeeper Dean Henderson returns to the club this summer.
Thiago Alcantara transfer update
The chairman of Bayern Munich, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has confirmed that Thiago Alcantara has officially informed the club that he wants to leave this summer. The 29-year-old Spain midfielder is wanted at Liverpool.
John Stones transfer to West Ham
John Stones who is rated £20 million in the transfer market, could leave Manchester City this summer as West Ham United have shown interest in the 26-year-old England defender. He still has two years on his current contract with City.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles transfer to Brighton
Ainsley Maitland-Niles could leave Arsenal for Brighton this summer as Brighton is reportedly planning to bid for the 22-year-old English midfielder this summer. He still has three years on his current contract with Arsenal. His transfer market value is €14.50 million.
David Brooks transfer update
David Brooks is likely to leave relegated Bournemouth this summer as top Premier League clubs have shown interest in his services. Top on the list of clubs that want the 23-year-old Wales midfielder is Leicester City, Crystal Palace, Newcastle United, and West Ham. His current transfer market value is €20 million.