The Coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window unsafe, but here are the rumors floating in the major European leagues and beyond.
Chelsea and Spurs show Coutinho the way
Philippe Coutinho is a player Barcelona but are happy to sell Bayern Munich – where the 27-year-old is currently on loan – are said to be unwilling to buy. But now Sports believes the Brazilian could be Tottenham-bound while the express says Chelsea are leaders.
Coutinho’s agent, Kia Joorabchian, was busy relocating his client Premier League It looks like Chelsea and Spurs – the latter of whom tried to sign Coutinho last summer – should be the most ready target.
In addition to its wages, Barcelona is looking for a loan fee of 10 million euros. In an ideal world, they would rather sell Coutinho to free up some money on their own recruitment plans, but no club seems willing to part with the 80 million euros they charge.
Juve looks at Fati and other emerging stars
The Miralem Pjanic-to-Barca-Deal rumbles on without a final conclusion and the stumbling block seems to be who Juventus can take in return. The Bianconeri are desperate to sign Arthurwho doesn’t want to go and now has trouble getting it Ansu Fati also thrown into the trade, reports Tuttosport.
The Pjanic deal appears to have been closed and dusted off with an agreed fee of € 60 million, but both Barca and Juve are trying to involve other players in the transfer.
Arthur made it clear that he didn’t want to go, and he did Nelson Semedo and Ousmane Dembele could be included if a deal for Juve right-backs can be agreed Mattia De SciglioJuve is particularly interested in signing the 17 year old Fati.
However, Barcelona doesn’t seem willing to let the youngster go, which means Juve might switch his intentions to other promising starlets, including Carles Alena, Riqui Puig, Ilaix Moriba, Francisco Trincao and Pedri.
Chelsea ahead of Bernardeschi
The Italian appear to be eyeing a move to the Premier League this summer, with Chelsea leading rivals Manchester United and Manchester United arsenal how the trio is monitoring the situation.
Bernardeschi has fought for the season this season but has been a solid squad member since joining the club Fiorentinaand now the 26-year-old is chasing more action in the first team.
Gazzetta dello Sport believes the winger would like to move to England if his situation under Maurizio Sarri does not change.
– Barcelona and Inter Milan continue to discuss the future of Lautaro Martinezbut arsenals Alexandre Lacazette could be the key to transmission, according to Gazzetta dello sport. The Frenchman is wanted by Inter as one of several substitutes for Martinez and they are unwilling to part with their Argentine fortune until such reinforcements are sorted.
– – David Luiz is about to seal a return to Benfica, reports the mirror, but he has to cut £ 38,000 a week to seal his move. Luiz is currently waiting to see whether the Gunners will trigger a one-year extension of his contract, but the Brazilian has spoken to his former Benfica employers nine years after leaving the club at Chelsea about a possible return.