Transfer Talk: Mats Hummels to Dortmund done, Pogba to stay at United?
Written by: Shivam Tiwari
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The transfer window has just begun and there are a lot of surprising moves yet to be finalised. Some of them could soon be finalised while others still have a lot of agreements to reached over.
We at Khel Now ensure you stay updated with all the happenings of the transfer market by bringing you the top transfer talks of the past 24 hours.
Back to Signal Iduna Park
Official: Mats Hummels is set to join Borussia Dortmund. pic.twitter.com/FgV4Bjopfl— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) June 19, 2019
Bayern Munich on Wednesday announced on Twitter that their beloved Mats Hummels is leaving his former club, Borussia Dortmund. The official statement read, "Mats Hummels is set to return to Borussia Dortmund. FC Bayern and BVB agreed to a deal for the transfer of the centre-back for an undisclosed fee on Wednesday. The 30-year-old previously played for Dortmund between 2008 and 2016. The move is subject to Hummels’ completion of a medical."
The German has only played for two clubs in his career. He joined Bayern in 1995 at the age of six and rose up through the ranks to finally make a debut for them in 2007.
Pogba to get a huge pay rise!
Pogba soon to be the highest paid player of Premier League!
Manchester United are willing to do all it would take to keep the French world cup winner Paul Pogba at Old Trafford. The word is that the French player is to be offered a new contract by the Red Devils to appease him to stay.
The new contract offered will make him the highest paid player of the Premier League, the Daily Mail reports. The £500,000-a-week contract would see him earn in the same brackets as the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Roberto Martinez wants Romelu Lukaku to leave United
Lukaku had a difficult season with United!
Belgian manager Roberto Martinez has come out in public to advise his national team and Manchester United player to leave the club for Inter Milan.
The former Everton player has fallen down the pecking orders of Solksjaer and is wanted by Antonio Conte at Inter Milan. The move would though need Inter to pay £75m to United as the remuneration.
Arsenal set to be out-bidden!
Danish defender Joachim Andersen is wanted by Arsenal
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurs need defenders. Arsenal's last couple of seasons have been plagued with defensive madness, Tottenham are set to lose key defensive players from the team.
The two have identified Sampdoria's Danish defender Joachim Andersen as an option. But the £31.2m valuation of the defender is seen as a setback for Arsenal with their total budget somewhere near to the valuation of the defender. Tottenham though would be keen to get Andersen by paying the price.
Diop-Jones swap deal?
Phil Jones finally could leave United!
Manchester United are chasing Issa Diop of West Ham United, a story not concealed from anyone. But the ridiculous fee that West Ham is asking for the player has kept the player out of United's reach.
But if reports are to be believed, United have found out a way to make the deal happen. The Sun claims that United would include Phil Jones in the deal to make it happen for them.
Zidane wants Eriksen
Modric-replacement Eriksen soon to join Madrid
Christian Eriksen is wanted by Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, even after having gotten Eden Hazard signed from Chelsea not long before. The Danish midfielder is seen as a perfect replacement of Luka Modric.
Real Madrid are preparing a move for Eriksen by offering Dani Ceballos and £45m to Tottenham Hotspur.
Gareth Bale is not available on loan
Bale doesn't want to be loaned out
Jonathan Barnett, the agent of Gareth Bale, has declared that the player won't be moving out of Madrid on a loan deal. The agent further stated that the Welsh winger is happy with his life at Real Madrid and wishes to see out the contract unless he has a good offer from some other club.
Jonathan Barnett said: "A loan move is not going to happen.
"I don't think he wants to go out on loan, he's got a lovely life and home in Spain.
"I think it would take something exceptional for him to leave and loans are not on the menu.
Mourinho could well be managing a national side
Jose Mourinho last managed Manchester United
Jose Mourinho has been out of employment ever since he was sacked by Manchester United. The Portuguese manager has said that he would not go on a sabbatical and would soon be back into management.
But now while speaking to Eleven Sports, Mourinho iterated his wish of managing a team in the European championship and World Cup. The manager said that Portugal is not necessarily the team he wants to manage, keeping his options open.
Leicester City want £80m for Harry Maguire
Leicester value Maguire at £80m
A lot of teams have been impressed with Harry Maguire and want the Foxes defender on board. Some of the clubs most interested are the Manchester rivals, United and City.
Manchester United are ready to offer £40m for the English national team defender but Leicester won't be ready to sell him for anything lesser than £80m, the ESPN reports.
Inter ready to offload Icardi
Icardi is not loved by his teammates anymore
Inter Milan want Romelu Lukaku, and Manchester United are ready to sell the Belgian given a team matches the amount the Red Devils paid Everton to get him on board.
As per The Sun, Inter boss wants to offload Icardi who has seen his relationship with his teammates turn from bad to worse.
City to prepare a mega-offer for Koulibaly!
Koulibaly is wanted by Guardiola as Kompany replacement
Napoli are in serious danger of losing on their priced defender Koulibaly as Manchester City see him as the perfect one to replace the already left Vincent Kompany.
City are said to have been preparing an offer of €95m (£84.7m), according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Published: Wed Jun 19, 2019 07:24 PM IST