Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today, Wednesday, 12th August 2020.
Lazio linked with Origi transfer
Serie A side Lazio is reportedly interested in signing Divock Origi from Liverpool this summer.
According to Italian outlet Corriere Dello Sport, the Belgian forward is one of several possible targets that Lazio could make a move for in this transfer window.
Chelsea eye Tagliafico
Chelsea is interested in signing Nicolas Tagliafico from Ajax this summer, with Frank Lampard eager to add a new left-back to his squad before the start of next season.
Sky Sports claim the Stamford Bridge club see Ben Chilwell as their primary target, but with Leicester City demanding a hefty transfer fee for the England international, it’s possible they could turn their attentions elsewhere.
Three Juve players available for Lacazette swap
Three Juventus players will reportedly be offered to Arsenal as part of a swap deal if they agree to sell Alexandre Lacazette.
According to The Athletic, the three Juve stars on the chopping block are Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa and Cristian Romero.
Man City ‘bid £57m’ for United-linked Koulibaly
Manchester City has reportedly made a bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Italian football journalist Alfredo Pedulla tweeted that City had offered €63m (£57m) plus bonuses for Koulibaly, who has also been linked with.
Thiago ‘wants Liverpool to move after Klopp talks’
Thiago Alcantara ‘wants to play for Liverpool’, with the Bayern Munich midfielder reportedly having been in talks with Jurgen Klopp ‘for weeks’.
Journalist Fabrizio Romano told the Pod Save the Ball podcast that following talks between Klopp and Thiago, both parties want to make the transfer happen.
Source: Naija News