Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Sunday, 26th May, 2019
Clubs and teams across and beyond Europe have started business as the summer transfer window gets fully underway.
The transfer season is usually a time of departure and arrivals for players, coaches as well as other team officials.
Naija News presents to you a compilation of the latest rumours and confirmed transfer gist.
Chelsea Ask Real Madrid To Pay £112m For Hazard
Chelsea have demanded £112m (€127m/$142m) for Eden Hazard, but Real Madrid’s current offer stands at about £86m (€97.5m/$109m), according to the Mirror.
The Belgian wants his transfer to the Spanish capital tied up within a week of the Europa League final, but there is still plenty of haggling to be done.
Inter Milan, Edin Dzeko Reach Agreement
Inter have reached an agreement with Edin Dzeko as they bid to take the striker to the San Siro.
According to Sky Sport in Italy, they will now try to do the same with his current club Roma.
Jose Mourinho Yet To Decide On Next Job
Jose Mourinho has said he is still unsure over his next job, saying he wants to analyse the situation and make the right decision.
Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by Manchester United in December, though he’s been linked with several jobs since then.
Jobs in France and Italy have been mooted, but Mourinho wants to take his time in deciding.
Man City Want Leroy Sane Stay
Manchester City are set to make a last-ditch attempt to extend Leroy Sane’s contract and ward off interest from Bayern Munich, Goal understands.
Sane’s current deal expires in 2021 and City have been trying to reach a new agreement for over a year, but a lack of progress has opened the door to Bayern and other suitors.
Lampard Leaves Chelsea Door Open
Derby County manager Frank Lampard has left the door open for a potential return to Chelsea if Maurizio Sarri departs, according to the Mirror.
The Blues legend reiterated his commitment to the Rams’ cause – but stopped short of ruling out a Stamford Bridge reunion.
La Liga Clubs Jostle For Monaco’s Falcao
Atletico Madrid and Valencia are interested in signing Monaco’s striker Radamel Falcao in the summer, as reported in L’Equipe.
The 33-year-old Colombian spent two seasons at Atletico between 2011 and 2013, during which time he cemented his reputation as one of the world’s best players before a serious injury curtailed his progress