As players are moving in this summer transfer window so football managers are also moving. The latest manager that just got a job is former Arsenal manager Unai Emery 7 months after he was sacked by the Premier League club. The 48-year-old Spaniard has been appointed as manager of La Liga side Villarreal on a three-year deal. He will replace Javi Calleja who was allowed to go despite helping the team to qualify for next season’s Europa League.
Below are other latest updates from the transfer market today, July 23, 2020.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to get a new contract at Arsenal
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could get £250,000 a week contract from Arsenal football club this summer as the club has reportedly intensified effort to ensure that their best striker remain at the club beyond 2021 when his current contract is expected to expire. The 31-year-old Gabon striker has in June told the club he is willing to stay if he is offered a three-year contract worth £250,000 a week.
Newcastle latest transfer plans
Luka Jovic could come to the Premier League this summer not on a permanent basis but on loan. Newcastle have reportedly contacted Real Madrid with the intention of bringing Madrid’s 22-year-old Serbia forward to the club for a season-long loan. Also, Newcastle intend to sign Bournemouth’s 28-year-old English forward Callum Wilson if Bournemouth is relegated on Sunday.
Milot Rashica transfer to Borussia Dortmund
Milot Rashica could replace Jadon Sancho at Borussia Dortmund if his proposed move to Manchester United finally scales through. Reports say Dortmund have already lined up the 24-year-old Werder Bremen’s Kosovo winger on their wish list for this summer transfer window.
Milot Rashica’s market value is €22 million.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer to Leeds United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return to the Premier League this summer but this time around, he could go straight to a newly promoted Leeds United which have been in search of notable and affordable players that can help them to survive in the Premier League. Reports say the 38-year-old Swedish striker who scored just yesterday is not sure of renewing his contract with AC Milan when it expires in days time.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s market value is €2.80 million.
Ismael Bennacer transfer saga
Paris St-Germain and Manchester City are slugging it out for the signature of 22-year-old Algerian and AC Milan midfielder Ismael Bennacer. The Italian club is willing to sell the youngster but they will not let him go until a club is willing to pay at least £45 million for his signature this summer.
Willian transfer saga
Earlier in the week, Futballnews reported that Willian has returned to the discussion table with Chelsea on a possible extension of his stay at the club. However, latest reports are speculating that the 32-year-old Brazil midfielder is about to reach an agreement with Chelsea to join Arsenal as a free agent since his contract with Chelsea will run out in days time. However, Chelsea’s manager Frank Lampard had said he hopes to have the veteran when they face Bayern Munich in the second leg of UEFA Champions League round of 16 on August 8.
Bayer Leverkusen plans ahead
Kai Havertz could leave Bayer Leverkusen for Chelsea though he reportedly said he would only make the move if Chelsea qualify for next season’s Champions League. A move that indicates that he could still join 4th placed Chelsea whether they qualify for Champions League or not is the fact that Bayer Leverkusen are already shopping for his replacement. The latest player they have shown interest in his 18-year-old Real Madrid’s Brazil Under-23 midfielder Reinier.
Eberechi Eze transfer update
Eberechi Eze could play in the Premier League next season if Leeds United attempt to sign him scale through. Queens Park Rangers, the current club of the 22-year-old England and Nigeria forward play in the Championship. QPR could allow him to go if Leeds can pay at least £20 million.
Spanish La Liga club, Valencia are reportedly planning a massive invasion of the Premier League. One of their stops will be at Chelsea. They intend to buy the club’s 25-year-old Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. They also plan to buy Manchester City’s 34-year-old Spanish midfielder, David Silva.
Jack Grealish transfer update
Jack Grealish, £80 million-rated midfielder could leave Aston Villa this summer as the relegation-threatened club are already eying his replacement. The 24-year-old England star is heavily linked with a move to Manchester United this summer. Aston Villa intend to replace him with a 25-year-old Reading and England midfielder, John Swift.