1. Chelsea Target Sets To Join European Giants
Brazil winger Raphinha, who played a pivotal role in Leeds United retaining their place in the Premier League last season, is poised to sign for Barcelona after the clubs agreed to the deal in principle on Wednesday.
Barcelona say they have agreed a deal in principle to sign Leeds United’s Raphinha. The deal is subject to the player passing a medical. Leeds coach Jesse Marsch said during his club’s tour of Australia that it was Raphinha’s “dream to play for Barcelona”, and hence he didn’t want to stand in the player’s way once the Catalans were interested in signing the Brazilian.
2. Man Utd comfortable in De Jong pursuit | Eriksen deal ‘progressing positively’
Frenkie De Jong’s future could become a lot more clear within the next 48 hours as Manchester United and Barcelona wait for a decision from the player despite already agreeing a deal.
De Jong is still yet to make a concrete decision on his long term future as he returned to Barcelona training at the start of the week.
3. Ronaldo Offered To PSG
PSG have rejected him, commenting that, in the current conditions, he would have no place in the team, according to Le Parisien.
Ronaldo’s arrival would mean building the team around him, but the club has already decided that the lynchpin of its reconstruction will be the recently renewed 23-year-old Kylian Mbappe, as opposed to the 37-year old Portuguese.
4. Napoli line up Koulibaly replacement
The Senegalese defender is on course to become the second men’s signing of the Todd Boehly Chelsea era and Napoli have wasted no time in moving on from this disappointment.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s moved to Chelsea has edged a step closer with Napoli having identified the main transfer replacement who turns out to be a former Spurs target.