Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann loan plus Liverpool, the last Man Utd
Posted On July 14, 2021
With Euro 2020 over and dusted off, the football world is focusing on the transfer market.
Chelsea are considering a possible loan deal for Barcelona striker Antoine Griezmann, according to the Daily Express, who reported that the French international Blues his teammate Kurt Zouma could be drafted to help persuade the ex-Atletico Madrid player.
Elsewhere, Arsenal want to acquire Ruben Neves from Wolves, The sun reported. The Wolves themselves bid farewell to goalkeeper Rui Patricio, who has completed his transfer to Rome, where fellow Portuguese Jose Mourinho has taken over.
Meanwhile, Tottenham are reportedly eager to sign Danny Ings from Southampton, but not as a replacement for England captain Harry Kane. The spurs, according to The telegraph, see Ings as a potential Kane partner starting next season. Ings, despite his injury, had a strong campaign last season, scoring 12 times and registering four assists in the Premier League.
There could also be confirmation of Jadon Sancho’s long-awaited move to Manchester United at any time, after the 21-year-old underwent a medical exam yesterday. The Borussia Dortmund winger didn’t get as much playing time at Euro 2020 as he would have hoped, but he could be a key part of the United squad next season, with a deal already concluded.
Follow all the latest transfer news, rumors and gossip below.
Sancho is coming to an end
Jadon Sancho’s long-awaited move to Manchester United could be confirmed at any time, after the 21-year-old underwent a medical examination yesterday. The Borussia Dortmund winger didn’t get as much playing time at Euro 2020 as he would have hoped, but he could be a key part of the United squad next season, with a deal already concluded.
Laurent OstlerJuly 14, 2021 10:13 AM
Patricio goes to Rome
More details on Rui Patricio’s move:
Serie A side AS Roma have signed goalkeeper Rui Patricio from Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers, the two clubs announced on Tuesday, with the Italian club paying an initial fee of € 11.5million (13, $ 54 million).
The Portugal international has been the mainstay of Wolves, only missing two Premier League games during his three-year stint and keeping 37 clean sheets. He was also part of the Portuguese Euro 2020 squad which was eliminated in the round of 16.
Roma, who finished seventh in Serie A last season, have hired former Spurs boss Jose Mourinho and Patricio has said he looks forward to playing under the Portuguese manager.
“In Jose Mourinho we are talking about one of the greatest coaches in the world and I am delighted to start working with him and do whatever I can to help the team,” said Patricio.
After two seventh places, Wolves finished 13th last season, with manager Nuno Espirito Santo leaving the club at the end of the season to join Tottenham Hotspur.
“(Patricio) was one of the best years in recent club history… coming to us when we were newly promoted and helping the club reach two seventh places,” Wolves technical director Scott Sellars said.
“He has been a fantastic servant to the club, but this is a fantastic opportunity for him to experience a new club in a new league, and a good decision for everyone involved.”
Laurent OstlerJuly 14, 2021 09:53
Van Dijk is about to return
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said center-back Virgil van Dijk has made good progress in training as the Netherlands international prepares to return from a serious knee injury.
Van Dijk, 30, has been sidelined since undergoing surgery on a knee injury he sustained during the Premier League game against Everton in October.
Van Dijk, Joe Gomez (knee), Joel Matip (ankle) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (thigh) all work on their fitness and took part in Liverpool’s pre-season training in Salzburg, Austria.
“The four look really good, I have to say,” Klopp said on the club’s website.
“Virg and Joe won’t have double sessions now for the first few days with the team… I’m not sure when we can do the next steps but it will happen in the next four weeks, that’s for sure â? we will take a big step forward.
“Joel looks good, absolutely, he’s probably the closest to normal training… Trent was a pretty serious injury but now not a serious one I would say. He’s close but right now, probably the five or six. next few days, he has a special program. “
Liverpool, who finished third last season, begin their new league campaign at promoted Norwich City on August 14.
Laurent OstlerJuly 14, 2021 09:33
Transfer news: Sturridge training with Mallorca
Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will start training with Real Mallorca, the Spanish team have announced.
The 31-year-old has been without a club since leaving Trabzonspor in Turkey in the 2019-20 season.
A statement on the Mallorca official website on Tuesday said: “RCD Mallorca have invited Daniel Sturridge to participate from tomorrow, July 14, in the club’s first team training sessions as part of their process. of preparation.”
Sturridge had six and a half seasons as a Liverpool player, during which he scored 67 goals in 160 appearances for the club and was on loan at West Brom, before moving to Trabzonspor on a three-year contract this summer. from 2019.
The following March, his contract was terminated by mutual agreement, shortly before he was suspended for four months for breaking the rules of the game of the Football Association.
The former Manchester City and Chelsea player has scored eight times in 26 England caps and also played for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics.
Mallorca want to play in La Liga next season after being promoted to second division finalist last season.
Laurent OstlerJuly 14, 2021 09:15
Transfer news: Euro 2020 targets
As preparations for the new season continue after the conclusion of Euro 2020, it will be interesting to see if some of the players who shone in the tournament become new faces in the Premier League.
Here we take a look at six players who could be transfer targets for top-tier English clubs.
Laurent OstlerJuly 14, 2021 09:13
Spurs want Ings
Tottenham are reportedly eager to sign Danny Ings from Southampton, but not as a replacement for England captain Harry Kane. The spurs, according to The telegraph, see Ings as a potential Kane partner starting next season. Ings, despite his injury, had a strong campaign last season, scoring 12 times and registering four assists in the Premier League.
Laurent OstlerJuly 14, 2021 9:08 AM
Wolves goalkeeper Patricio completes Roma move
Wolves have said their farewells to outgoing goalkeeper Rui Patricio, who became Jose Mourinho’s first signing at Rome after joining the Italian club on a three-year contract.
Patricio, 33, spent three years at Molineux and was Portugal’s goalkeeper at the Euro.
He is expected to be replaced by another Portuguese goalkeeper, Jose Sa, who is expected to join the club from Olympiakos in the coming days.
Jamie braidwoodJuly 14, 2021 8:50 AM
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