Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of the latest Transfer news in Nigeria for today Wednesday, 29th July 2020.
1. Manchester United Contact PSG Over Gueye
Manchester United have made contact with Paris Saint-Germain over midfielder Idrissa Gueye, according to reports in France.
The former Everton and Aston Villa midfielder joined PSG for £30m last summer and made 19 starts as Thomas Tuchel’s team retained their title.
2. Sokratis Keen To Stay At Arsenal
Arsenal centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos has no plans to leave north London, despite being almost completely frozen out of manager Mikel Arteta’s plans.
The defender didn’t play a single league minute in June or July, with his only action of any kind over the period coming as a late substitute in the FA Cup quarter-final victory at Sheffield United.
3. Inter CEO Speaks On Lionel Messi Transfer
Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta has described signing Lionel Messi as “a desire everyone has” amid reports linking the Barcelona superstar to the Serie A club.
However, the Inter chief downplayed the speculation, insisting that “no Italian team is capable of carrying out such an operation”.
4. Agent Gives Update On Coutinho Plans
Arsenal has been handed a transfer boost after Philippe Coutinho’s agent said the player is targeting a return to the Premier League this summer.
The Gunners have emerged as front runners to land Coutinho, who has also been linked with Chelsea, Tottenham, Leicester and Newcastle.
5. Spurs’ Eye Loan DealFor Two Players
Tottenham is looking to send Oliver Skipp and Troy Parrott out on loan this summer, reports the Standard.
They are hoping to keep both players in London with Fulham and Millwall touted as potential destinations.