Transfer Talk: Aubameyang and Ousmane Dembele to Liverpool?
Written by: Shriman Visahan
We bring you the latest news on Aubameyang, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Ousmane Dembele and others.
European clubs are frantically trading players in order to get the perfect combination for the next season. The rumour mill is as busy it could get and keeps giving us bones to chew on.
We at KhelNow, bring you some of the recent transfer developments in the past 24 hours to keep you on top of your game.
Marcos Llorente join cross-city rivals Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid confirm the signing of Marcos Llorente from Real Madrid on a five-year deal.
The official statement from Real Madrid read, "The club wishes to express its gratitude for the commitment and professionalism shown by the player over the years and for the exemplary conduct he displayed since he joined our academy in 2008 through until his time as a member of the first-team squad."
Atlético Madrid have completed the €40m signing of Real Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente.— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) June 20, 2019
Surely opens the door for Rodri to join City... pic.twitter.com/nLweLbJDPW
James Rodriguez to be reunited with Carlo Ancelotti
As reports suggest in Italy, the Colombian is on his way to Napoli to play under Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian tactician had first bought midfielder in 2015 for Real Madrid and then again signed him on loan at Bayern Munich.
This is going to be the third club Ancelotti and Rodriguez are going to work together at. The Colombian is reported to have been signed on loan with an option to buy.
Liverpool open to signing Aubameyang
According to Bleacher Report, Jurgen Klopp would be open to signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if he is available. However, no active moves are being made in this frontier, much to the relief of the Gunners.
If the deal materialises, then we will see the top scorers of Premier League 2018-19 playing together
Klopp is currently happy with the UCL winning squad but said that he wouldn't hesitate to move for game-changing players. The Gabonese forward was linked with Chinese clubs a few weeks back.
United look to sign Napoli full-back as an alternative to Wan-Bissaka
Crystal Palace have slapped a price tag of the north of £50 million for Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The Red Devils have frantically pursued the right-back but without much success.
However, according to Italian reports, Napoli defender Elseid Hysaj is being scouted by United as a cheaper alternative with a price tag of £22.2 million.
Man City table bid for Koulibaly
Pep Guardiola is looking at the Napoli defender as a replacement for the outgoing Kompany. He is willing to fight Liverpool for signing him this summer.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, City have put a massive offer on table for the defender, possibly outbidding Liverpool.
Liverpool in the race to sign Ousmane Dembele
If Antoine Griezmann joins Camp Nou, Dembele's future in Barcelona looks very bleak. However, it is reported that Liverpool would be ready to snap up the Frenchman for a price near £100 million.
Barcelona would be able to break even if they accept this deal as they would recoup the £93 million spent on signing him.
Ousmane Dembele’s agent is reportedly meeting with Barcelona bosses today to discuss the forward’s future.— Transfer News (@ss_newslive) June 19, 2019
The Frenchman has been linked with Liverpool this week with Barca said to be open to a deal if a huge bid was made. pic.twitter.com/mIcMoBY9pn
Nabil Fekir wants to leave Lyon
Fekir is looking to leave the club this summer. However, the Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says that they are yet to receive any offers for the forward.
Fekir was keen to leave the club last season and join Liverpool, but a last-minute challenge deprived him of this opportunity.
Liverpool not interested in Bruno Fernandes
It is reported that the Reds are no longer interested in the attacking midfielder. The 24-year-old was linked with a bunch of PL clubs including Liverpool at the start of the transfer window.
TRANSFER NEWS: Bruno Fernandes is set to snub Liverpool after being advised by compatriots Ronaldo & Nani to throw his lot in with Manchester United.— HM Anton¡o of House Qu¡cks¡lver ???? (@KingAQui) June 20, 2019
The deal worth £71m could be finalized in the next few days. pic.twitter.com/JrdET6oooW
Sporting Lisbon are keen to keep their star player at home and would have to pry him away from the eyes of the big PL clubs.
Jorginho not joining Juventus
The Blues have no interest in selling the 27 year old to Juventus. He has been linked to the Italian after Sarri took over the reins of the club.
Sarri would be keen to reunite with him, having spent 3 years in Napoli together prior to joining Chelsea last summer.
Marcos Llorente joins Real Madrid Llorente chose Real Madrid after leaving Atletico. He is set to replace Rodri, who is strongly linked with Manchester City. The deal is said to be a contract for 5 years but medical checks are yet to be announced.
Zinchenko extends contract with City
Oleksandr Zinchenko has announced a 3-year contract extension with the Cityzens. This news comes barely a day after a similar deal was struck with Kyle Walker.
The 22-year-old was closely linked with Wolves last season but had vetoed any moves regarding his transfer in that rumour.
Published: Thu Jun 20, 2019 06:42 PM IST