This is Naija News compilation of the latest English PremierLeague news and transfer rumours online for today, Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.
The Premier League season is over but this is the time of the year when transfer gossip heats up and the latest rumours round-up is a prime example of that.
Chris Hughton Speaks On His Sack By Brighton
Former Brighton and Hove Albion coach, Chris Hughton has stated that he was “hugely disappointed and surprised” after the club decided to sack him having secured the third successive Premier League campaign for the club.
His Four-and-a-half year reign was ended by the club a day after they lost to Premier League champion, Manchester City.
Pulisic Speaks On Replacing Eden Hazard At Chelsea
Chelsea newly signed player, Christian Pulisic, has stated that he is not looking at replacing Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge.
The United State international completed a £58million move to Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund during the January transfer window but re-joined on loan till the end of the season.
In his statement, he noted that he did not join the Blues to replace Hazard but to focus on himself in the club.
Solskjaer Gives Pogba Mouthwatering Offer To Stay At Man Utd
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is willing to make Paul Pogba is captain for the 2019/2020 EPL season in a bid to keep the midfielder at the club.
Man United captain Antonio Valencia is leaving on a free transfer at the end of the month, making the armband up for grabs.
Ashley Young, who wore the armband for the most part of last season, is in line to take over from Valencia as club captain but with Solskjaer looking to sign a new right-back this summer, the ex-England international is likely to have to settle for a place on the bench.
Transfer: Manchester United Goalkeeper, De Gea Plans To Leave Club
With clubs extending hands of love to players in the summer transfer window, Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, has rejected the club’s latest contract offer.
Real Madrid has shown interest in the Red Devils goalkeeper in the past few months.
According to the SUN, De Gea is set to leave Old Trafford after discussion between him and the club’s board over a new contract stalled.
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