Arsenal, Liverpool handed transfer blow as Barcelona are set to sign top target on Monday

Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger

Arsenal and Liverpool are set to lose out in the chase for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri as Barcelona will reportedly pay the Nice midfielder’s €40m release clause on Monday. According to Mundo Deportivo, Barca have long identified Seri as an alternative to Marco Verratti, but the Ivorian’s arrival would not affect their pursuit of…

Inter Milan manager wants to keep Chelsea target Antonio Candreva, but…

Antonio Candreva

Luciano Spalletti wouldn’t rule out Antonio Candreva to Chelsea, but joked he “fell for” rumours linking Inter with Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez. The new Coach spoke at a Press conference and was asked about today’s reports Candreva is heading to Chelsea for €27m, reports Football Italia. “My position is to keep him and the…

Antonio Conte requests for four years from Chelsea board to build formidable team

Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte believes he needs at least four years to build Chelsea into the club that he wants, because his team’s feat in winning the Premier League last season was “incredible”. The Chelsea manager has major headaches going into tomorrow’s crunch London derby against Tottenham at Wembley, with injuries and suspensions wrecking his squad, and…

Mourinho gives up as Manchester United top transfer target agrees new deal

Jose Mourinho

Reports in Italy claim Ivan Perisic has agreed to a new Inter Milan contract, worth €5.5m per season until 2021. The winger was pursued by Manchester United this summer, but manager Jose Mourinho appeared to admit today that a deal won’t happen. Now Premium Sport is reporting that an agreement has been reached for a…

Liverpool reject Barcelona’s £118m bid for Philippe Coutinho

Jurgen Klopp and Philipe Coutinho

Liverpool have immediately rejected a THIRD bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho believed to be worth up to £118million, according to Liverpool Echo. The Reds had previously dismissed offers of £72m and £90m from the Spanish giants for the Brazilian playmaker. Coutinho handed in a transfer request last Friday just hours after Liverpool owners Fenway…

Radja Nainggolan: Why I snubbed Chelsea, Manchester United

Radja Nainggolan

Radja Nainggolan has revealed why he snubbed Manchester United and Chelsea to stay at Roma this summer. The Belgian midfielder had been on Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte’s shortlists for some time after demonstrating his impressive versatility last season. Reports claim United and Chelsea were set to make big-money bids for Nainggolan, with Chelsea attempting…

Official: Manchester City striker Olanrewaju Kayode joins Girona on loan

Olanrewaju Kayode

Girona have confirmed a season-long loan deal with Manchester City for striker Olarenwaju ‘Larry’ Kayode. The 24-year-old only joined the Citizens on Thursday from Austria Wien after being top goalscorer in Austria with 17 league goals last season. Formerly of Swiss side Luzern and Maccabi Netanya of Israel, Kayode is the fifth player to arrive…

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