Latest Transfer News for today Thursday 12th May, 2022 have been summarized below
Somtosports gathers across various sources to bring you the latest transfer news for today, Thursday 12th 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.
Latest Manchester United Transfer News For Today, Thursday 12th May.
Breaking: United On The Verge Of Landing Frankie De Jong.
There have been growing speculations around Frankie De Jong considering a shocking move to Manchester United upon the arrival of Erik ten Hag.
It is no news that De Jong and ten Hag has a very mutual understanding working together and Somtosports.com believes that the both parties would so much love to reunite again at United.
There is a 95% chance that Frenkie De Jong will join United for a fee of around €70-80m. Barcelona believe that if Frenkie de Jong continues at the club for another season and doesn’t ‘explode’, they risk losing money on him.
FA Youth Cup Final: Alejandro Garnacho Shines For United.
The one next big thing at United did wrap things up for Manchester United last night at Old Trafford as they beat Nottingham Forest to clinch the FA Youth Cup.
It was really a night to remember in Manchester as over 67,000 fans came out to watch United 18s beat Nottingham Forest 3:1 to clinch their 11th Youth Cup trophy.
What a night at Old Trafford! Felt like the proper way to cap off what has been named a terrible season for them. The lads have given them some joy they lacked.
Legit the best atmosphere at Old Trafford since the Atletico game. It was a nice view looking around at the stands and it was basically a full house, just astonishing for a youth match.
Garnacho has been on the limelight since that ‘GOAT’ saga after recieveing match ball from Ronaldo. It will be tasking for United now to keep this boy who idolises Ronaldo.
Leipzig Runs Out Of Options With Nkunku After United Talks
Christopher Nkunku has ever made up his mind that he will be leaving this summer if not for Leipzig that’s convincing him to stay.
It’s reported that United have had talks with the Frenchman who has equally attracted Chelsea and some other clubs, and it’s believed that he’s settled for a move away from the club.
While the club wants him to stay and make him the symbol of an ambitious project, United have spoken with Christopher Nkunku over a potential transfer.
An offer in excess of €75m could lead RB Lepzig to start thinking about a potential sale this summer, who for their part, want to extend his contract.
The new Leipzig proposed deal will see Nkunku’s annual wages increase from €3m to €8m and will also include a €65m release clause that will come into effect from 2023, according to Bild.
Erik ten Hag Wants PSV Assistant Coach Rutten As his Assistant.
Erik ten Hag has called upon the new PSV new assistant coach to get on board and follow him to Manchester United, but has gotten a ‘No’ for an answer.
Fred Rutten said: “Erik ten Hag asked me to be his assistant at United I said no. Everyone makes his own choices in life. I have a family, I have grandchildren that I want to see. This type of project – I felt uncomfortable with it.”
Somtosports.com believes that Rutten has thought of United Job as one that will come with so much momentum, pressure and great force, he doesn’t want such.
He said: “At United, you get on a train and you can’t get off it. I want to feel comfortable in something you step into. That is the case with PSV.”
Van der Sar Bids Heartwarming Farewell Message To ten Hag
The former United Legendary goalkeeper, Edwin Van der Sar, who now the CEO and Chairman of the managing board of AFC Ajax, has bid a positive message to ten Hag who just won the Dutch Eredivisie with Ajax
On a positive note, the Dutch has wished his fellow compatriot well to succeed at United, he believes in him and knows he’s the man for the job.
Van der Sar said: “Erik.. sometimes I thought ‘you are a weird man’. But you surpassed all expectations. Dominant football, Semi-Final Champions League, League titles.”
He continued: “You will leave for a club that is close to my heart. I wish you all the best there. Thank you, Erik ten Hag!”
Latest Chelsea Transfer News For Today, Thursday 12th May.
Tuchel Hints Kante And Kovacic Are Major Doubt For FA Cup Final Clash
Thomas Tuchel has made it clear that he doesn’t think Ngolo Kante will be fit for the FA Cup Final clash against Liverpool on Sunday.
Kovacic on the other side who saw Daniel James sent out on red card after badly matching him last night against Leeds, will be a major doubt too for the game.
In his words, Thomas Tuchel said ” [Kovacic] is not good. A lot of pain. The same ankle that was already injured. Very bad news on a very nice evening. We don’t like this. Hopefully I am wrong.”
He continued on N’Golo Kante: “I am not sure [if he will be fit for FA Cup final]. Maybe I know more tomorrow. The best chance for him to be ready for Saturday is Friday. It’s very close what we are doing here. He was not in team training. We have to see.”
Chelsea To Announce New Sleeve Sponsor As Three/Hyundai Replacement
Three who earlier on terminated their contract with Chelsea as a result of uncertainty and fear surrounding the sanctions placed on Roman Abramovich’s owned Chelsea will now be replaced by whaleFin.
It is reported that the club has struck a £20m-a-year shirt-sleeve sponsorship deal with WhaleFin, a cryptocurrency group, that could be announced as early as today, they will replace the former.
WhaleFin is owned by Singapore based AmberGroup, they also have an agreement in place with Atletico Madrid.
Untouchable Mount Shines Again For The Blues Against Leeds
The one considered a legend already, also known as ‘The boy who had a dream’ has maintained his form to see Chelsea comfortably win Leeds.
A goal and assist at Ellan Road saw him achieve double figure goal and assist in the EPL this season as it has boosted his chances of winning the club’s Player of the Year Award for the second time in a row
Mason Mount has been involved in more goals (21) than any other Chelsea player in the Premier League. Only Mohamed Salah (35), Heung-min Son (27) and Kevin De Bruyne (22) have more involvements.
No English player has been involved in more Premier League goals this season than Mason Mount. He’s tied at 21 with Spurs Harry Kane.
Frank Lampard was very pleased that his former player Mason Mount helped out Everton, by scoring a goal against relegation rivals Leeds. He said “I’ll send him a message of thanks, Chelsea win did us a favour today.”
Chelsea has considered him a no go area as they are for sure preparing a new contract proposal for him.
Chelsea Turn To Napoli For Kalidou Koulibaly As Defensive Solution.
Chelsea’s defence will be left empty next season as Rudiger and Christensen will join Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. Azpilicueta and Alonso could also be exiting.
In their bid for Defence reinforcements, Chelsea have held talks with Kalidou Koulibaly’s agent over a potential move to the club.
Chelsea has been chasing the 30 years Senegalese defender for a while now and thinks he can be of help. However, Napoli’s owner wants a super offer to let him go.
Boehly’s new era had given the club a go ahead order to venture into market and seek whoever they need, with the Defensive department being a priority and Jules Kounde as the first option.
Latest Real Madrid Transfer News For Today, Thursday 12th May.
Levante To Give Madrid Guard Of Honor After ATM Refusal.
It’s a norm in Laliga football that after a team wins their trophy, they will ecieve guard of honour from their opponents for the rest of the match games.
The Madrid derby on Sunday was supposedto see that happen, but Atletico Madrid said they were not in any position to do such thing.
Real went on to losing 1:0 to Atletico Madrid who needed the game for their quest for UEFA Champions league qualification next season.
According to Plaza Deportiva, Levante will give Real Madrid a guard of honor tonight at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Modric New Contract: Isco And Bale To Leave, As Marcelo Wants To Stay.
The contract update at Real Madrid is that Isco and Bale wouldn’t not be offered a new contract upon their contracts expiry. They will both leave at the end of the summer for free.
Modrić is valued so well at Madrid, despite his age, he’s still a top class and that has earned him respect and new contract proposal from Real Madrid.
Madrid captain Marcelo isn’t much of a need now but he wants to STAY, and the club wouldn’t mind giving him a new short term contract.
Latest Liverpool Transfer News For Today, Thursday 12th May.
Liverpool Move To Extend Mane’s Contract Amidst Bayern Munich Interest.
Since arriving at Anfield, Mane has been very exceptional for Liverpool and his works has never been underrated by the team and fans
Outstanding will be an understatement of What the Senegalese forward has been for Liverpool this season — second highest goal scorer, assist lead, and comes up at critical points, Aston Villa is the Latest.
Entwined in their chase for a quadruple, Liverpool face some contract standoffs, with Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino, yet to agree to extend their stay at Anfield.
Bayern is said to be Interested in the 30 years old attacker, who seems to be fancied with the move. However, Liverpool can’t stand losing him now, so can’t wait to find agreement with him.
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