Football Transfer Gossip: Osimhen, Messi, Havertz, Shaw, Tchouameni, De Gea, And Aubameyang Make Headlines.
Chelsea Bid Updates. The Standard reports that Napoli’s Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen, 24, is being sought after by Chelsea, who have emerged as major contenders to sign him this summer.
According to Sport, Chelsea is preparing a bid for Alejandro Balde, a 19-year-old left-back from Barcelona and Spain. He’s being considered as a potential replacement for Ben Chilwell, the English defender who is currently 26 years old.
Bayern Munich Bid Updates
90min suggests that Bayern Munich is interested in acquiring Chelsea forward Kai Havertz, 23, as the German international had previously expressed interest in reuniting with his former manager Thomas Tuchel.
Real Madrid Bid Updates
Football Insider reports that Real Madrid is expected to make a bid for Chelsea’s England right-back Reece James, 23, and Chelsea is anticipating the offer.
Paris Saint Germain Updates
Mundo Deportivo reports that Paris St-Germain has informed Lionel Messi, 35, that they will pay whatever it takes to retain the Argentine forward, amid reports of Barcelona making contact about a possible return.
Arsenal Bid Updates
Arsenal reportedly wants to sign Real Madrid midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 23, in order to strengthen their squad this summer. El Nacional reports that Liverpool is also interested in the Frenchman. Football Insider suggests Arsenal may bid for Barcelona and Brazil’s 26-year-old winger Raphinha, who joined La Liga from Leeds United last summer.
Liverpool Bid Updates
Mirror reported that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp stated the club identified potential summer targets and is ready to spend big in the transfer market during the international break.
Manchester United Bid Updates
According to the Athletic, Manchester United’s England defender Luke Shaw, 27, has reached an agreement for a new four-year contract with the club.
Barcelona Bid Updates
Sport reports that Chelsea’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, wants to return to Barcelona. However, Chelsea does not want to sell the Gabonese striker.
Roma Bid Updates
Fichajes suggests that Roma is contemplating signing Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, as the 32-year-old Spaniard’s contract expires in the summer.
Tottenham Bid Updates
The Mail reports that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy does not want to sell any more players to Manchester clubs, following his regrettable sale of England defender Kyle Walker, 32, to Manchester City in 2017.
Fabrizio Romano reports that Erik ten Hag will decide the futures of Manchester United’s Scott McTominay, 26, and Victor Lindelof, 28, in the summer. Newcastle is reportedly interested in midfielder McTominay while Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid have shown interest in defender Lindelof during January.