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.
Arsenal could struggle in the transfer market – Emery
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery has expressed fears that the club could find it difficult to attract big names after it missed out on Champions League qualification.
Naija News recalls the Gunners lost the Europa League final to Chelsea on Wednesday which if they had won, would have seen them secure Champions League placement for next season.
“The transfers, I don’t know for next year, but the club is working to improve and to get all we need to go on our way,” he said following the match.
Rennes Signs Mbaye Niang
@MBaye9Niang #RougeEtNoir jusqu’en 2023 ! Option d’achat levée https://t.co/BerBrJPLHi
—#AllezRennes – #ToutDonner pic.twitter.com/45bRZJ49lu
— Stade Rennais F.C. (@staderennais) May 30, 2019
Mangala to rejoin Porto from City
Eliaquim Mangala is set to exit Manchester City on a permanent basis and return to Porto, according to reports by O Jogo.
The 28-year-old defender has performed below expectation since his big-money move to the premiership and is considering a return to Portugal in an effort to rediscover his form.
Origi unsure of Liverpool future
Divock Origi has expressed uncertainty over his future at Anfield as he enters the final year of his Liverpool contract.
Speaking ahead of the club’s Champions League final, the Belgian striker said that he knows nothing of an extension but will be ready to face Tottenham if called upon.
Juventus eyes Valencia’s Piccini
Juventus are reported to be interested in signing Valencia full-back Cristiano Piccini should Joao Cancelo move to Manchester City, Tuttosport reports.
It is claimed that City have lodged a €60 million (£53m/$67m) offer for the Portuguese right-back.
The report claims the Bianconeri will move for Piccini or convert Juan Cuadrado into a full-time defender, should Cancelo leave.
Coach Spalletti sacked by Inter Milan
Inter have parted ways with Luciano Spalletti as head coach, with Antonio Conte widely rumoured to be his replacement.
A statement released by the club reads: “FC Internazionale Milano announces that Luciano Spalletti will no longer hold the role of first-team coach. The club thanks the technician for the work done and the path taken together.”
PSG wants Dembele-Neymar swap
Paris Saint-Germain are said to be pushing for a potential swap deal with Barcelona involving Ousmane Dembele and Neymar, according to RAC1.
Should the deal go through, Neymar will make a return to Camp Nou while the proposed agreement would allow Dembele return to his homeland of France.
Tottenham lead race for Bergwijn
Tottenham are leading the race to sign PSV winger Steven Bergwijn, Sky Sports News reports.
Bergwijn impressed Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino when the teams faced off in the Champions League group phase this season.
Manchester Untied are also interested in the 21-year-old, who could cost up to £35 million ($44m).