Latest Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May 2022.

Latest Transfer News for today Monday 16th May, 2022 have been summarized below

Somtosports gathers across various sources to bring you the latest transfer news for today, Monday 16th May 2022.

The summer transfer window is just weeks away from opening, with it been viewed as one which would power the heaviest of moves.

Several top members of some squads will have their contracts run out this summer and interested clubs have already launched interest for a move.

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Latest Chelsea Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Chelsea Will Think About The Idea Of Signing Lewandowski.

Following the announcement of Lewandowski on not going to extend his contract with Bayern, Many clubs are queued up for his transfer.

The 34 years old fell out of favour with Bayern and refuses to buy their idea of contract extension. Barcelona is the club most likely to land him.

Chelsea ‘could be an outsider’ in a deal to sign Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski after the forward informed the club he wants to leave in the summer.

Julien Lauren’s says It would be a very much appreciated signing for Chelsea next season, improving their striking position that is blowing hot and cold this season.

Sanction Was Not The Problem: Rudiger Hints Transfer Messages.

The out going German defender who is almost a Real Madrid player has cleared the air on why he didn’t sign new Chelsea contract.

He said: “I don’t want to go into deep things. There was a chance [to extend contract] but sanctions was not the problem.”

“It’s a difficult one to take for myself. These are questions sometimes we don’t have an answer for. I don’t have an answer for it. It’s always difficult to say, whether we are lucky or unlucky.”

He continued: “It’s been five years with ups and downs as normal. There were a lot of positive things, but that’s why I’m even more frustrated because I wanted to have a different ending [with a cup win].”

“It’s about both sides. Chelsea have been great to me and I have been great for Chelsea. I am very, very thankful, both me and my family. I became a man here. My kids were born here and everything. London, and especially Chelsea, will always be special to me.”

Chelsea Will Be Back: Todd Boehly’s Huge Message For The Next Season.

The Boehly-led consortium who were present at the Wembley for the FA Cup finals clash between Liverpool and Chelsea has sent out some confident message concerning his new club

Unfortunately, he saw his team lost on penalties to Liverpool and has nothing but confident and hopeful message to and for his team

In a picture pose with a fan, the American business man after the game, said; “Don’t be sad for too long, we will be back”. Somtosport believe there is more to this than just a glitter of hope.

The new ownership has urged the club to venture into the market and seek for players they need to compete fully with and make next season an amazing one.

Ivan Perisic Edge Closer To Chelsea After Tuning Down Newcastle Deal.

Ivan Perisic has turned down a move to Newcastle as he is waiting for Chelsea to make an offer as soon as their sanction is lifted.

Inter CEO Marotta believes that Perisic will stay at Inter after they imminently find an agreement with him, he has went on to Debunk Chelsea rumours.

With the Croatian’s contract expiring in June, The CEO said: “We want Perisić to continue here with us, for sure. We respect him, We’ll discuss at the end of the current season to make all the decisions”.

Perisic will disclose his plans as soon as the Serie A ends.

Latest Manchester United Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Erik Ten-Hag Has No Making Big Plans For Sancho, Rashford, Elanga etc.

Erik ten Hag is adamant that he can improve youngsters like Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay and Anthony Elanga.

The new United Manager is fully focused on bringing some new names with him without putting trust in some young stars at United at the moment.

Few weeks ago, he made it official that he could be bringing in some wonderful players from Ajax, that nothing stops him from doing that if United really wishes for that.

Sancho, Rashford and so on hasn’t been in their best form of lately and should be losing some sleep about impressing the new Gaffer who has made it clear that he’ll do away with anyone that doesn’t impress him.

There’s A Lot To Take Care Of: Erik Ten Hag Responds To His Next Move.

There definitely seems to be no holiday in the manager’s plans as he is ready to start the United Job as soon as possible with the boiling energy.

When being asked whether Holiday is in his plans, Erik ten Hag has blatantly said no, that there are a lot he needs to do now other than relaxing.

Interviewer: “So now what, holidays?”
Ten Hag said: “It’s time to turn the switch now. It’s something that is needed because there is a lot to take care off and I have the energy for it.”

He really can’t wait to start this Job as he’s been hammering from Holland what should be put in place before his arrival. He will land in Manchester United today to start work after terminating his contract with Ajax six weeks earlier.

Latest Real Madrid Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Real More Optimistic With Mbappe Move As Madrid Shirt’s Thrown At Him In A Gala Night.

A Real Madrid shirt was thrown at Mbappé at the UNFP gala last night, according to @elchiringuitotv. The 23 years old on making his entrance was stoned with a white shirts which is believed to be Real Madrid’s

Unlike PSG, Real Madrid are more than optimistic on the Mbappé deal, last contacts between parties described as ‘very positive’ most concerning his image rights.

It is understood that Kylian has made his decision about his future which will be announced soon. He said: “We need to respect all parties involved. I’m in a rush too, but it’s not just about me. It’s over, only a few details are left, but it’s over.”

Real Madrid and Mbappé have a verbal agreement, which the Spanish club will soon hope to turn into a final signature. @DiMarzio can confirm.

Latest Atletico Madrid Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Luis Suarez Says Goodbye to Atletico Madrid With European Football Still In Plans

Atletico Madrid have now officially confirmed that Luis Suárez will leave the club on a free transfer in June. His contract won’t be extended. Suárez is not considering MLS bids as of today, his priority is to continue in Europe.

Suarez left Barcelona in 2020 when They decided to do away with him, they sold him to Atlético de Madrid for £6.5 million. He scored 21 goals and led Atleti to win La Liga for the first time in 7 years, Barcelona haven’t won it since he left, now he leaves Atleti a hero.

With so many clubs knocking at the door, MLS offers in some of the bids, but Fabrizio Romano confirms Suarez will choose to remain in Europe.

It is most likely that we could see the Uruguayan forward reunite with Steven Gerrard and Philippe Coutinho at Aston Villa at the end of the summer.

Latest Juventus Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Giorgio Chiellini Could Set Or Try American Soccer After Juventus Exit.

Juventus manager Allegri confirms that the Veteran “Giorgio Chiellini will probably try a new experience in MLS – or he will retire, it’s up to him”

After 17 years of service, Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini has confirmed he will leave Juventus at the end of the season. It’s so strange to watch Juventus and Bonucci without Chiellini.

Los Angeles FC already submitted their proposal for Chiellini, waiting for his decision. It’s a two clubs race.

The 37-year-old centre-back has won nine Serie A titles, as well as the Coppa Italia five times, since joining the club from Fiorentina in 2005.

Juventus, fourth in the Italian top flight, were beaten in the Italian Cup final by Inter Milan on Wednesday. Speaking after the 4-2 defeat in Rome, Chiellini said: “I’ve done all I can, I hope I’ve left something behind.”

Latest Liverpool Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Arsenal Striker Seriously Link With A Move to Liverpool

Reports are claiming that Liverpool are seriously monitoring the situation of Arsenal striker Edie Nketiah ahead of potential summer move.

Not Just Liverpool, Chelsea have always also been credited with an interest in the striker, who is set to be a free agent at the end of the season, with West Ham, Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Everton all also being linked.

Nketiah’s story has long been on the headlines, as the soon to be Ghanaian international is yet to make a tangible decision concerning his future, with his contract set to expire in few weeks

The report adds that Liverpool are aware of Nketiah’s situation with the Gunners, and are monitoring the situation carefully. It has been claimed that the Reds see Nketiah as a more than capable squad option, if not a regular starter.

Aurelien Tchouameni Move To Open Up Jude Bellingham Path To Liverpool

Aurelien Tchouameni has been a name that hasn’t escaped the transfer headlines lately, the AS Monaco midfielder is just 22-years-old, and he’s acquired the attention of Europe’s heavyweights this season.

Liverpool, Along side Real Madrid, Manchester United and Chelsea are rumoured to be chasing his signature. Speculation has suggested he could be on the move at the end of this campaign. A fee of around £50m is being touted in various reports.

Having ranked third in Europe’s top five leagues for tackles and interceptions this term, Tchouameni appears particularly capable on the defensive side of the game, having contributed to Monaco’s ability to regain possession in the middle of the park.

If Liverpool eventually gets him, they will be moved to get a lesser defencive player like Bellingham who shoots more often than most of his peers and also seems to be a keen dribbler.

He ranks fifth in the German top-flight for completed dribbles this season, behind only Patrick Wimmer, Alphonso Davies, Serge Gnabry and Christopher Nkunku, all of whom are forwards.

The links with Liverpool are curious once considering recent comments made by Jude Bellingham. The Borussia Dortmund talent has been tipped for a return to England.

Latest Barcelona Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Chelsea Ace On The Verge Of Barcelona Move After Intentionally Missing Out On FA Cup Clash

Andreas Christensen pulled out of the Chelsea squad on the morning of the FA Cup final, having been in line to start and forcing Thomas Tuchel into a late rethink Story

Andreas Christensen told Tuchel he wasn’t ready to play despite not being injured. 37 year old Thiago Silva played 120 minutes with early injury. He had to limp out of Wembley stadium.

Trevoh Chalobah also played through the Carabao Cup Final with an injury that required 6 stitches post match, playing 120 mins.

Thomas Tuchel confirms that “We’re losing him”. The deal has been completed weeks ago with Barcelona, it’s already signed: Danish centre back will play for Barça next season.

Chelsea players and fans are very raged and angry with their ‘Danish Maldini’ after discovering the story behind his absence.  He isn’t ending his Chelsea career on a bright side as it stands.

Latest Arsenal Transfer News For Today, Monday 16th May.

Arsenal to Land Marquinhos And Lose Mavropanos With Gabriel Jesus Talks On Serious Stage

Arsenal have reached full agreement with São Paulo to sign Brazilian winger Marquinhos, born in 2003.

Fabrizio Romano can confirm that it’s a done deal, set to be signed – contract until June 2027. Fee will be around €3.5m guaranteed.

Arsenal are also preparing their opening bid for Gabriel Jesus. They are seriously Interested in signing the Brazilian from Manchester City.

On the contrary, Stuttgart are set to sign Konstantinos Mavropanos on a permanent deal from Arsenal after three plus years at the club

Deal around £2.7m, the clause for obligation to buy will be been activated as Stuttgart are staying in Bundesliga. Mavropanos will discuss his future with Stuttgart soon.

Compiled above is the Latest transfer news for today, Monday May 16th, 2022. Come back tomorrow for more transfer news.

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