Antonio Rudiger explains why he joined Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger explained his move away from Roma was inspired by Antonio Conte and “not to be disrespectful, but Chelsea is a big club.” The German international made the transfer for €35m plus another €4m in performance-related bonuses. “Not to be disrespectful, but when you speak about Roma and Chelsea, Chelsea is a big club,”…

Man Utd suffer transfer blow as top target in Italy decides to sign contract extension

Jose Mourinho

Premier League giants Manchester United have suffered setback in their pursuit of  their top target Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The Serie A club President Jim Pallotta confirms “it’s done” for Nainggolan’s contract extension. The Belgium international midfielder had a 40-minute summit with directors last night and emerged smiling to speak with fans. Asked about the Nainggolan…

Roma secure replacement for Chelsea-bound Antonio Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger

Roma have reportedly found Antonio Rudiger’s replacement, lining up a €9m swoop for Estudiantes defender Juan Marcos Foyth. Multiple sources expect Rudiger to undergo his medical with Chelsea on Tuesday or Wednesday after sealing a deal worth €33m plus €5m in bonuses. There are reports from England that Manchester City are trying to intercept the…

Chelsea launch swoop for Conte’s top target in Italy, commence transfer talks

Antonio Conte

Chelsea are in talks to sign German central defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma for around £30million. Rudiger’s agent has travelled to England and Roma expect the 24-year-old to join the Premier League champions. Chelsea acted quickly after the collapse of the proposed transfer of Kostas Manolas to Zenit St Petersburg earlier this week. Having initially…

Official: Liverpool sign Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah

Liverpool have completed the signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma on a five-year deal, the club have announced. The Egypt international will officially join the Reds on July 1. This is a return to the Premier League for the 25-year-old, who struggled for playing time at Chelsea from January 2014 to February 2015. “I’m very…

Roma set to offload Chelsea target Radja Nainggolan

Radja Nainggolan

Roma are considering offloading star midfielder Radja Nainggolan before June 30 in an effort to comply with Fifa’s Fair Play rules. According to the Metro, the Italian giants must sell one of their top players to meet Financial Fair Play rules and have earmarked Nainggolan as one possible transfer departure. Liverpool target Mohamed Salah and…