Latest Transfer News Across The Globe
With the transfer window officially opened in England, other European countries as well as other continents, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well.
Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season.
Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here.
Granit Xhaka speaks on leaving Arsenal
Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka, has noted that he has no plan to leave the North London side during the summer transfer window.
The Switzerland international has been heavily linked with a move to Inter Milan.
Speculations have it that the Gunners would accept a €40million (£35.6m) bid for the 26-year-old midfielder.
Barcelona re-open talks for De-Ligt
Barcelona have re-opened talks over the signing of Netherlands international, Matthijs De Ligt, according to ESPN.
Barca have already secured the services of his colleague, Frenkie De Jong but are hopeful of beating all other interested parties to the signature of the young center back.
Liverpool identify transfer priorities
Liverpool have reportedly told their coach, Jurgen Klopp to move into the market for a new left-back and another creative midfielder.
Mark Lawrenson claims the gaffer has been told to make the signings a top priority.
Draxler to remain with PSG
German international playmaker, Julian Draxler, who had been linked with a move away from Paris Saint Germain this summer, has told Bild that he has no intention of leaving the French club.
Should he decide to leave, part of the clubs seeking his signature include Tottenham who see him as an ideal replacement for Christian Eriksen, who recently cast doubt on his future in north London.
El Ghazi signs a permanent deal with Villa
Aston Villa has signed Anwar El Ghazi on a permanent deal.
The signing was confirmed on the club’s official Twitter handle on Monday.
He’s back! 👊
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) June 10, 2019
Arsenal cool interest in Saliba
Arsenal may be forced to turn their search for a new defender elsewhere after they were put off by the £25 million ($32m) price tag for St Etienne defender William Saliba, reports The Mirror.
The Gunners are eager to add quality players to their squad, but have a limited budget and need to find value in a congested market.
West Ham and Everton attracted by Gonalons
L’Equipe reports Roma midfielder Maxime Gonalons will not continue his loan at Sevilla and is hoping for a move to the Premier League.
The former Lyon captain made just four league appearances for Sevilla last season due to injury.
He is said to have been in touch with Everton and West Ham over a potential move but still has two years on his contract.
Rafinha joins Flamengo
Flamengo have confirmed the signing of Rafinha.
Naija News recalls the defender left Bayern Munich this summer, having played for the club since 2011.
— Flamengo (@Flamengo) June 10, 2019