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Transfer Talk: David Luiz to play Sarri Ball next season?

Written by: Neelav Chakravarti

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Manchester United could make a record bid for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire but his manager wants him to stay with The Foxes.

With only a few more days, club managers are looking to finish setting up their squad for the upcoming season. Although, there haven't been many mega moves, time is still there and we could see some more eye-catching transfers, especially with Real Madrid eyeing some Chelsea players.

In this article, we at Khel Now will run you through some of the important transfer news of the day:

Steven Nzonzi to reunite with Monchi?

According to FootMercata, Roma have made an offer for Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi. The French international joined the La Liga outfit in 2015 when Monchi was the Director of Football at the club.

It has already been reported that the World Cup winner is looking for a move away from Spain and if it works out then the two would reunite at Stadio Olimpico.

It is being rumored that Barcelona and Arsenal are also interested in the former Premier League player.

Claude Puel to keep his star men?

English international Harry Maguire is interested in a transfer to Old Trafford, but won't force a move, reports the Mirror.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants the former Hull City defender and his club has made contact over a possible £65m move. But, Leicester City don’t want to sell him with manager Claude Puel stating that his team is determined to keep Maguire and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Chelsea target Matias Vecino and Aaron Ramsey

Chelsea has made Inter Milan’s Matias Vecino and Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey their primary midfield targets, reports the Daily Mirror.

The Welshman has 12 months left on his contract, with the Blues hoping to sign him. If they miss out, they could turn to the Uruguayan.


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Robert Lewandowski is not for sale

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac has made it clear that Robert Lewandowski is not for sale, despite reported interest from Real Madrid.

Earlier, the Polish player’s agent Pini Zahavi had confirmed that his client wants a move away from Allianz Arena.

David Luiz loves Sarri Ball

Brazil defender David Luiz has made it clear that he wants to stay at Chelsea and work under new manager Maurizio Sarri.

The former Benfica player seemed to be on his way out under Antonio Conte, but reportedly loves the playing style of Sarri.

He said, “I came back to Chelsea to stay here. When I took my decision to come back here from Paris it was to win the Premier League and to do something again with Chelsea. So, I am very happy here.”

Matteo Darmian on his way back to Italy?

According to multiple reports, Napoli are ready to sign Matteo Darmian from Manchester United on loan with an option to buy at the end of next season.

The 28-year old has found chances hard to come by under Mourinho. The former Real Madrid manager had earlier stated that he is open to Darmian’s departure, but for the right offer.

Real Madrid make in for Chelsea duo

Real Madrid have made a £100m double bid for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and midfielder Willian.

The 29-year-old winger was expected to join Barcelona, but the Catalans walked away due to the London club’s £70m asking price. According to the Daily Mail, the Belgian makes up £35m of the total bid.

Published: Mon Jul 30, 2018 05:52 PM IST

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