Transfer Talk: Real end Hazard chase?
Written by: Shivam Tiwari
England international Jordan Pickford has emerged as Chelsea's top target should Thibaut Courtois leave Stamford Bridge.
With all the big names on the move, the upcoming season's transfer window has been nothing less than an exciting one. The likes of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois could both be switching colours and the money spent in making all of these possible makes it one of the most talked about transfer windows of all-time.
With the window to be open for at least a fortnight, the excitement is only set to go higher. Khel Now brings you news of the ones who could move in the coming days.
Real Madrid no longer interested in Hazard?
European champions Real Madrid have ended their interest in Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, according to AS. The Los Blancos have reportedly been put off by the Blues' whopping £200m asking price for the Belgian international.
Additionally, the report says that new manager Julen Lopetegui intends to make Isco an integral part of hjis first-plans in the upcomming season.
Pickford to play for Chelsea next season?
Courtois is said to have agreed to terms with Real Madrid. The Belgium international impressed with his performances that won him the Golden Glove at the World Cup.
United need to bid big to get Maguire!
However, Maguire's current employers, Leicester City want a world-record sum of €80m for the defender, reports the Daily Star.
Rugani to leave?
Chelsea are close to completing the signing of Italian international Daniele Rugani from Juventus, reports London Evening Standard.
Although, the deal is almost done, the agent of the player insists that it has never been the desire of Juventus to let the defender go away.
Morata gets a lifeline
Former Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is set to get a second chance at Chelsea after the club decided to keep hold of the striker.
According to the London Evening Standard, Chelsea haven't placed any bid for Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain and have decided to give Morata another shot.
Making room for Maguire
Newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers want Manchester United's 28-year-old defender Marcos Rojo, the Independent reports.
The Reds are looking to sell a few names in order to fund the Maguire deal and would readily offload Rojo and Matteo Darmain in the process, according to the Mirror.
Bellerin to stay at Arsenal
Hector Bellerin has said it is "crazy" how he is linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium, even after committing his future to the Gunners.
Zaha drops hint of leaving Palace
According to the Daily Mail, Wilfried Zaha is likely to move either to Borussia Dortmund or Everton. The 26-year-old Crystal Palace player has sparked rumours of him wanting a move away to a bigger club in recent times.
Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea are favourites to sign him, claims the Daily Star. The winger is valued at €60m.
Reds to sell pair
Liverpool are set to let two of their players go - Belgium's 30-year-old goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and Serbian 24-year-old midfielder Lazar Markovic.
The former Reds #1 will be on the move out to Turkish side Besiktas, Sky Sports report. Midfielder Markovic is going to join Greek side Olympiacos, the Daily Mail says.
Published: Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:23 AM IST