Latest Transfer News for today Saturday 7th May, 2022 have been summarized below
The transfer window is fast approaching with several clubs already mapping out their project for the summer market.
Many outgoings and incomings are expected this summer as it’s a very significant period of the professional football season.
Somtosport takes a dive into the world of football to bring you latest transfer news and rumors for today, Friday 7th May 2022.
Latest Man United Transfer News For Today Saturday 7th May, 2022
Man United defenders Eric Bailey And Phil Jones Table Exit Move Interest Amid Lack Of Play Time
The duo despite being at the top of their games during the training sessions have seen less to no game time under the current administration.
Instead, flop Maguire has been picked ahead of the two defenders despite it being clear that he is performing below expectations.
Phil Jones has been out for months amid a long spell of injury but luckily have made a return last month.
Featuring in his first game, the 30-year-old was named man of the match for his contribution in the game but was shocked to see himself dropped while Maguire gets into the 11.
It’s now believed that both Phil Jones and Eric Bailey are only interested in leaving Man United this summer.
Man United will listen to offers for both men as they already consider Eric Bailey extension as a mistake.
Donny Van de Beek Sets For Man United Return Ahead Of Erik Ten Hag Take Over
The Dutch man is set to return to Old Trafford with Erik Ten Hag in charge as United manager.
The Ajax manager is a great lover of Donny Van de Beek and has been angered by the way his former midfielder was treated in the club.
Van de Beek is currently with Everton after joining the side on a loan deal during the winter transfer window.
Somtosport understands that Erik Ten Hag will recall the 25-year-old when he fully starts operation as the manager next season.
Man United Make Crucial Decision On Declan Rice Pursuit
Manchester United have reportedly moved on with their pursuit to land West Ham United’s Declan Rice.
The Red Devils have ranked the English man as their top transfer priority ahead of the summer transfer window.
Indeed United are preparing for a big summer spending and adding Declan Rice would be a major boost to their new project.
West Ham United value the former Chelsea youth for a whooping £150m which would come as a major obstacle for the transfer move.
It’s considered an outrageous figure for player of his caliber but as well still believed that he so worth around the 9 figures.
West Ham United are clearly pushing to keep Rice despite missing out on UEFA Champions League spot.
Man United adds Ekitike to the want-list ahead of summer spending
The Red Devils have reportedly made enquires to land Reims attacker, Hugo Ekitike.
The 19-year-old is currently out on loan to Vejle BK where he has netted 3 goals acorss 11 league games.
Prior his move out on loan, Ekitike provided 9 goals across 23 games for Reims, impressing Erik Ten Hag.
Ten Hag is rumored to be eyeing landing Ekitike when he takes over at United.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka makes decision amid Crystal Palace reunion offer
Crystal Palace are interested in reuniting with Aaron Wan-Bissaka as the side push to upgrade their squad.
But with the new administration set to take over at Man United, Wan-Bissaka is keen on waiting before making any moves.
It’s stated that the English man would be comfortable to decide on either leaving or staying after learning of Erik Ten Hag’s project plans.
Man United move closer to landing Darwin Nunez
The Red Devils have advanced their plans to land Benfica attacker, Darwin Nunez.
Somtosport understands on this day, Saturday the 7th day of May, 2022 Manchester United have already sent scouts to watch the striker.
This would make it the 16th time, United are sending scouts to watch Nunez in order to make proper decisions on the attacker.
The 22-year-old has already banked 32 League goals for Benfica in 56 league games this season.
Nunez is valued around £40m and United would be looking to make him the first summer signing.
Latest Chelsea Transfer News For Today Saturday 7th May, 2022
Todd Boehly signs Chelsea agreement
The American Business man has signed as the club’s new owner just hours ago.
Todd Boehly has signed the purchase agreement to buy Chelsea in a deal worth up to £4billion and will be advanced for Government and Premier League approval after a week of intense talks.
Todd Boehly’s consortium agreed to a series of ‘anti-Glazer’ clauses that should ease any criticisms over the involvement of American investment firm Clearlake Capital.
These clauses are thought to bar the group from paying dividends or management fees until 2032, prohibit the sale of any shares of Chelsea for 10 years and place strict limits on the level of debt they could take on.
Frustrated Romelu Lukaku edges closer to a summer exit amid struggling form
Chelsea attacker, Romelu Lukaku is reportedly edging closer to a summer exit should things remain unchanged.
The former Inter Milan attacker has failed to leave up to expectations since returning to Stamford Bridge.
Inter Milan have indicated interest to re-sign the Belgian but the price tag would be of great problem to the Italian side unless Chelsea are ready to incur a 50% loss in the sales.
Inter Milan would only be willing to spend around €50m to re-sign Lukaku but Chelsea are yet to make a decision on that.
Blues are in need of cash this summer and letting Lukaku leave for some cash could be considered.
Blues rekindle Erling Haaland transfer pursuit ahead of Summer window
Somtosport can confirm that Chelsea have on Saturday reopened interest to sign Borussia Dortmund attacker Erling Haaland.
The Blues were on the Norwegian’s radar during the winter market but after series of failed attempt moved on to sign Romelu Lukaku as an alternative.
But watching the Belgian fail to impress, Blues are back on their pursuit to land Erling Haaland.
Although, the current situation at the club would serve as a major stumbling block for the side unless things are completed quickly.
Marcos Alonso edge closer to a La Liga return
The Spaniard has made known of his desire to return to the Spanish League sometime in the nearest future.
Chelsea are already losing Antonio Rudiger to La Liga and Marcos Alonso could be going same route.
Barcelona are on the front role to sign Marcos Alonso as Xavi consider him an important player with the Catalans planning major restructure to the squad.
Thomas Tuchel finally decides on Emerson Palmieri loan deal
Chelsea will recall Emerson Palmieri from his loan to Lyon this summer as Tuchel plans to use him in the squad.
An earlier attempt to cut his loan short was rejected by the French side but Blues will now be moving forward to recall him this summer.
Several sides have also indicated interest to sign Emerson this summer but it’s unlikely Chelsea will let him leave.
Benjamin Chilwell’s long spell of injury has caused the squad alot of damage and Tuchel won’t risk such reoccurrence next season.
Latest Liverpool Transfer News Today Saturday 7th May, 2022
Reds table contract renewal for Sadio Mane ahead of summer transfer window
Liverpool will present Sadio Mane with a contract renewal offer this summer according to our sources as the Reds hope to tie him down for a longer time.
The 30-year-old still has his contract running until the summer of 2023 and being a player of such talents as Mane, Liverpool know they risk losing him should they let his contract expire before opening a renewal talk.
Liverpool identify Aurelien Tchouameni as a major target ahead of summer window
Aurelien Tchouameni has emerged as a major transfer target for the English Giants as Klopp wishes to strengthen his midfield.
The 22-year-old is valued at €40m and Reds are hoping they can beat both Chelsea and Man United to his signature.
Tchouameni is yet to renew his contract with Monaco although the French side are confident they can keep him with his current deal set to expire 2024.
Mohamed Salah breaks silence on his Liverpool future plans ahead of contract expiration
The Egyptian has stated that he could still remain with Liverpool which means a renewal could be underway.
“I don’t know, I have one year left,” Salah said. “I think the fans know what I want, but in the contract it’s not everything about the money at all. So I don’t know, I can’t tell you exactly. I have one year left and the fans know what I want.
“This club means a lot to me – I’ve enjoyed my football here more than anywhere, I gave the club everything and everybody saw that. I’ve had a lot of unbelievable moments here, winning trophies, individual goals, individual trophies. It’s like a family here.
“I’m not worried, I don’t let myself worry about something. The season didn’t finish yet, so let’s finish it in the best possible way – that’s the most important thing. Then in the last year, we’re going to see what’s going to happen.”
Carlos Soler considered transfer target by Reds
The Valencia man has managed to come up the ranks for Liverpool to identify him as a target for the summer window.
Although Valencia have offered Soler a renewal contract but Liverpool could still land him as it would only make his exit be triggered by a €34m release clause.
Barcelona have also been linked to the 25-year-old who has fallen out of place with Valencia manager Jose Bordalas.
Latest Barcelona Transfer News Today Saturday 7th May, 2022
Barca makes new decision amid Liverpool interest on Frankie De Jong
Barcelona have reportedly made a huge change to their demands for Frankie De Jong.
The Catalans landed the Dutch man for €65m but won’t be letting him leave for anything less than €50m despite having a release clause of around €339m on his contract.
Xavi begins monitoring Bernardo Silva situation
Barcelona are keeping tabs on Manchester City man, Bernardo Silva who is valued at €90m.
The Spanish side are big fan of the Portuguese and Xavi believes landing him would be major boost to the squad this summer.
According to our sources close to the club, Barca could consider using Frankie De Jong as a makeweight for the move.
Pep Guardiola decides on Barcelona reunion rumors
Following his failure to land the Champions League after many attempts, its rumored that Guardiola could make a Barca return.
But this is all round very unlikely because the club are already building a new project under Xavi who is very much impressing.
To kill it all, Guardiola has no interest in returning to Barcelona due to the ecosystem in the Spanish media which he considers very toxic.
Barcelona names Romelu Lukaku as Roberto Lewandowski alternative
Chelsea attacker, Lukaku has emerged as an alternative for Barcelona who are having hard time finalizing deal for Lewandowski.
Lukaku is struggling at Chelsea and Xavi believes this could be the best time to push for his signature.
Latest Real Madrid Transfer News Today Saturday 7th May, 2022
Real Madrid set to meet with Kylian Mbappe representatives to finalize transfer
Kylian Mbappe has remained a major target for Los Blancos and the side are set to finalize the move.
The French man has repeatedly refused a renewal deal from PSG and a move to Madrid is now looking likely.
Real Madrid will meet with the player’s representatives by next week to discuss contract terms.
The 23-year-old will become a free agent this summer and Real Madrid will be able to land him without paying dime to Paris Saint German.
Carlo Ancelotti identifies Napoli start as priority
Napoli star, Fabian Ruiz has been marked out by Carlo Ancelotti who has reportedly fallen in love with the player’s works.
The Central Midfielder has until summer of 2023 on his contract paper and every attempt by Napoli to see him renew his oath has failed.
Real Madrid will be looking to convince Napoli to cash-out on the 26-year-old this summer to avoid losing him for free next summer.
Alejandro Jimenez renews Madrid deal to become the best paid Academy star
The youngster has signed an extension deal that will keep him at Real Madrid till 2025.
He will become the highest paid youth star.