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Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Monday, 17th June, 2019



Latest football transfer news

Latest Football 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.

PSG may move for Paul Pogba

Paris Saint Germain are in the market for a new creative midfielder and are weighing up a move for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, according to The Independent.

Pogba had earlier expressed a desire to leave Old Trafford and the French giants are seeking a replacement for Adrien Rabiot who is set to depart the Ligue 1 club.

Pogba last season, turned in 13 goals and nine assists in 35 Premier League appearances for United.

Aston Villa signs Hause on a permanent deal

Aston Villa have announced that they have signed Kortney Hause on a permanent deal from Wolves.

The 23-year-old player spent the second half of the 2018-19 campaign on loan at Villa Park, and made 12 Championship appearances in total.

Chinese club make a big-money offer for Muller

Thomas Muller has been offered a bumper offer to leave Bayern Munich for China, reports Kicker.

The veteran German international is believed to have had a contract worth €25 million-a-year (£22m/$28m) put on his table.

Arsenal agrees five-year deal with Saliba

Arsenal have reportedly agreed on a five-year deal with Saint-Etienne defender, William Saliba.

According to Foot Mercato, the Gunners agreed personal terms with the 18-year-old and are expected to pay Saint-Etienne £26million for the player.

Bale not going to Bayern – Agent

Gareth Bale’s agent has denied reports linking the Real Madrid star with a move to Bayern Munich describing it as “rubbish”, in a chat with ESPN.

It had been suggested that the Wales international, who continues to be linked with a summer switch, could link up with the Bundesliga champions on a season-long loan.

Coutinho open to joining Chelsea

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho is open to a Premier League return with Chelsea if he leaves Camp Nou this summer, according to the Daily Express.

PSG is also said to be interested in the 27-year-old but he would prefer to return to the Premier League.

The player is reportedly unsettled at Barcelona, only managing to contribute five goals and two assists in 34 La Liga matches during the 2018/19 season.

Liverpool eye Besiktas midfielder, Tokoz

Besiktas midfielder Dorukhan Tokoz has emerged as a transfer target for Liverpool, according to Fotomac.

Jurgen Klopp is aiming to bolster his defensive options but the 23-year-old is also on Udinese’s radar, who have had an opening bid rejected.

Tokoz contributed three goals and four assists in 20 league matches for Besiktas last season.

Lyon interested in Felipe Luis

L’Equipe reports Lyon have begun talks to sign Atletico Madrid full-back Filipe Luis at the end of his current contract.

The Brazilian’s deal at the Wanda Metropolitano is set to expire at the end of June, and the Ligue 1 side are one of a host of clubs interested in securing his services with Flamengo, Barcelona and Monaco also said to be monitoring the situation.

The 33-year-old while addressing his future, said to MARCA: “There’s a chance that I’ll stay and there’s a chance that I’ll leave.”

Chelsea approach Lampard as new boss

English Premier League club, Chelsea are set to make an official approach to bring in Frank Lampard as a replacement for Maurizio Sarri reports the Express.

Lampard has been widely reported to take over the managerial seat at Chelsea after guiding Derby County to the Championship play-off final last season, where they were defeated 2-1 by Aston Villa.

Naija News recalls Sarri had left his post to join Serie A champions Juventus on Sunday, few days after beating Arsenal to win the Europa League trophy.

That will be all for now. Naija News will be on the ground to give you latest information on transfers across the globe as they break.

Source: Naija News

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