World football icon, Lionel Messi is reportedly set to officially submit his transfer request to Barcelona in the coming days despite having less than a year on his current contract with the club. But FC Barcelona are reportedly not ready to let the exit of the football icon so easy, hence, the Spanish La Liga giants have already lined up their next move should in case the 34-year-old forward decides to submit his transfer request as it is being speculated.
Below are other latest developments in the transfer market:
Leicester City are interested in Nicolas Tagliafico
Nicolas Tagliafico could come to the Premier League to join Leicester City if the speculation linking him with such a move is anything to go by. Reports claim that the 27-year-old Argentine left-back is coming to Leicester to replace 23-year-old England international Ben Chilwell who is on the verge of joining Chelsea football club this summer.
Adama Traore is for sale
Just less than a week after Adama Traore got his first call up to the Spanish national team, his club, Wolverhampton Wanderers intend to sell him during this summer transfer window. The manager of the club, Nuno Espirito Santo might not be given funds to carry out necessary transfers this summer, hence, the 24-year-old Spanish winger could be sold to raise funds for the manager to do business in the transfer market.
If Traore should leave Wolves, he could be replaced by Sevilla’s 26-year-old Argentina winger Lucas Ocampos. The Premier League side has already started the process of bringing the winger to England.
Jadon Sancho’s transfer saga
The lingering battle involving Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund for the signature of 20-year-old England international Jadon Sancho might no longer see the light of day if it continues to linger until 2021. Borussia Dortmund are ready to sell the English youngster but they want nothing less than £100 million from United before they would allow him to leave the German club.
David Brooks’ transfer to Manchester United
David Brooks could find his way to Manchester United this summer. The 23-year-old Wales midfielder has been linked with the move to the Red Devils for some weeks now but the process has been static. However, his current club, Bournemouth had said no player who intends to leave the relegated club would be stopped.
Gabriel Magalhaes’ transfer saga
Manchester United could spoil Arsenal’s move to grab Lille’s Brazil center-back Gabriel Magalhaes. Arsenal have been the first major Premier League club that has shown serious interest in the Brazilian but recent reports claim that United are trying to prevail over the French club to delay selling the center-back because they are also interested.
Arsenal Join race for Thiago Alcantara
In the past weeks, Thiago Alcantara has been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool football club from Bayern Munich. The 29-year-old German midfielder is determined to have a Premier League experience but the Arsenal football club would not mind being the destination for the German international. However, Arsenal want Bayern to reduce their £23 million price tag placed on his head.
Odsonne Edouard’s transfer to Aston Villa
Odsonne Edouard could find his way to the Premier League this summer if Aston Villa make good of their plan to bid for the youngster. Reports claim that the Premier League side are planning to buy the 22-year-old French striker for £30 million.
Kai Havertz’s transfer saga
Bayer Leverkusen are not in a hurry to sell their 21-year-old German midfielder Kai Havertz. There have been a series of back and forth between the Chelsea football club and the German club over the youngster. But the sporting director of Bayer Leverkusen Rudi Voller has insisted that the club are not in a rush to close the deal.
Malang Sarr transfer saga
Arsenal football club could go head to head with Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona during this summer transfer window. The two clubs are interested in 21-year-old French defender Malang Sarr. The youngster is currently without a club as he left the French Ligue 1 club Nice earlier this summer.
Rodrigo wants Leeds United
Newly promoted Premier League club Leeds United have been trying to get players into the club that will help them to survive in the league. But this time around, a player has shown interest in the club. According to viral reports, Valencia’s 29-year-old Spain forward Rodrigo has publicly shown interest in leaving Valencia for Leeds United this summer.