Blaugrana flop Andre Gomes could be given a second chance with Cristiano Ronaldo wanting him to come to Juventus.
With the transfer window clock ticking fast, rumours are never-ending in Europe currently. We have seen some big and shocking moves taking place and more are yet to happen. Managers are still looking to strengthen their squad in this inflated market before the new season begins.
In this article, we at Khel Now will run you through some of the important transfer rumours of the day:
Chelsea increase their asking price for Willian
According to The Sun, Chelsea will not do any business with Barcelona unless they pay a massive £70m fee for Brazilian attacker Willian. The Blues have already reportedly rejected an offer of £53m from the La Liga champions.
Negotiations are currently on the flow, but it is being said that Barca is not willing to pay such a sum for a player that turns 30 in August 2018.
Manchester City look to make a club-record transfer bid for Miralem Pjanic
According to CalcioMercato, Manchester City are preparing a huge bid for Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic. The City-Group-owned club had earlier shown considerable interest in the Bosnia-Herzegovina player.
The former Roma player’s agent Fali Ramidani has already informed the Turin club that City will bid close to their £89.2m valuation of the midfielder.
If Pjanic leaves, The Old Lady could consider an audacious bid for former player Paul Pogba, who seems to be unsettled in Manchester United.
Theirry Henry to replace Steve Bruce?
The 1998 World Cup winner is currently a part of Belgium’s coaching staff. If the move works out, he will replace Steve Bruce at the English club.
Premier League return for Steven Nzonzi?
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been given the green light to go for Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi. Nzonzi was a part of France’s squad at Russia 2018. It is being reported by The Sun, that the Premier League outfit is trying to reach a cut-price deal with the Spanish outfit, but he has a £35m release clause. The former PSG manager has already spent nearly £70m in this transfer window.
Italian outfit AS Roma are also willing to enter the race, as their Director of Football, Monchi, signed the midfielder during his time as Sevilla Sporting Director and wants to reunite with the player in the Italian capital.
A transfer exodus for Liverpool expected
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is reportedly planning on making up for the money spent during this transfer window, with ten players expected to leave – including Loris Karius and Danny Ings, reports the Daily Mail.
Rafa Benitez looks to get in Swiss defender
Premier League outfit Newcastle United are reportedly in talks with Spanish outfit Deportivo La Coruna regarding a £3.5m deal for Switzerland defender Fabian Schar.
It is being said that Toon manager Rafael Benitez wants the Swiss player in a bid to reinforce his defense before the new season starts.
Jose Mourinho update on Anthony Martial
The Portuguese does not want him to join a direct rival. The Frenchman arrived with much fanfare, but under Mourinho, he has found chances hard to come by due to the presence of Alexis Sanchez and Marcus Rashford.
Another Napoli player to Chelsea?
It is being reported by The Times that Chelsea’s new manager Maurizio Sarri is trailing another of his his ex-players at Napoli, after the acquisition of Jorginho.
According to his agent, right-back Elseid Hysaj could move to the London club for the right value.
Dedryck Boyata to sign a contract extension?
According to the Daily Record, Scottish outfit Celtic are going to hold urgent talks with Dedryck Boyata over a new contract.
The Belgian defender has seen his stock rise due to his performances at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Bordeaux say no to Roma
Malcolm’s agent has reportedly confirmed that Bordeaux have blocked his move to AS Roma at the last moment.
It is being speculated that Barcelona are planning on making a move for the midfielder in a bid to get him to the Camp Nou.
Pepe Reina to Chelsea?
Chelsea are close to completing a surprising £9m move for goalkeeper Pepe Reina, reports The Sun.
The AC Milan man will replace Thibaut Courtois at Stamford Bridge, with Real Madrid closing in on the Belgian shot-stopper. After retiring, the Spanish player will form a part of Sarri’s coaching staff.
Lyon submit a bid for Mexican veteran
It is being reported by Get French Football News that Lyon has submitted a bid for Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera. The Porto midfielder has already reportedly attracted interest from Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Inter Milan.
Cristiano Ronaldo wants Barcelona reject Andre Gomes
According to Don Balon, Ronaldo thinks that the former Valencia midfielder could be a perfect addition to the squad and would improve under the tutelage of Massimiliano Allegri. The Portugal skipper believes that the 24-year-old could prove his mettle if given the right chance.
Real Madrid and Bayern Munich want Christian Pulisic
According to multiple sources, Real Madrid are eyeing 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund and American midfielder Christian Pulisic. The youngster is valued at £60m by the Bundesliga outfit. He is also Bayern Munich’s #1 target to replace Arjen Robben.
Barcelona eye Dani Parejo
According to AS, it looks like Dani Parejo is a target for Barcelona if they fail to land Ilkay Gundogan or Adrien Rabiot. The 29-year old began his career at Real Madrid. The Valencia man has cemented his position as a La Liga veteran and could be a good addition to Ernesto Valverde’s midfield contingent.