Latest Transfer News for today Thursday 23rd June, 2022 have been summarized below
Somtosports gathers across various sources to bring you the latest transfer news for today, Thursday 23rd June 2022.
The summer transfer window is here, with it been viewed as one which would power the heaviest of moves.
Several top members of some squads are having their contracts run tout this summer and interested clubs have already launched interest for a move.
Latest Chelsea Transfer News For Thursday 23rd June.
Todd Boehly Becomes Chelsea Chairman And Sporting Director
At the exit of Bruce Buck, Todd Boehly will become the chairman of the board of Chelsea Football club. He will operate as interim sporting director until Chelsea names a full-time replacement.
Bruce Buck and Marina Granovskaia are set to lose out on millions in bonus payments following their departures from Chelsea.
Todd Boehly has been named chairman of the board of Chelsea FC effective immediately. Chelsea FC’s other confirmed board members include:
• Behdad Eghbali and José E. Feliciano, co-controlling owners of Chelsea FC, and co-founders and managing partners of Clearlake Capital
• Mark Walter, co-owner of Chelsea FC, co-founder and CEO of Guggenheim Partners, owner of Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Sparks
• Hansjörg Wyss, co-owner of Chelsea FC, founder of the Wyss Foundation.
• Jonathan Goldstein, co-owner of Chelsea FC, co-founder & CEO of Cain International
• Barbara Charone, director and co-founder of MBC PR
• Lord Daniel Finkelstein OBE, columnist and former executive editor of The Times
• James Pade, partner & managing director of Clearlake.
Chelsea To Miss Out On Dembele As He’s Set To Sign New Barca Deal
Ousmane Dembele would like an improved offer and Barcelona are now busy with other deals, so it remains an open situation. Chelsea continue to have his name on the list.
Chelsea FC still look to have some hope of clinching the transfer of Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele. Xavi is still trying to get Barcelona to convince Ousmane Dembele to sign a new contract.
Ousmane Dembele has offers from Chelsea, PSG, and Bayern Munich, but his wish is to continue with Barcelona. It remains to be seen if he will accept the contract proposal.
Tuchel is chasing likes Sterling Ousmane Dembélé, who is interested in joining Chelsea on a free.—Everton’s Richarlison and Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku are other targets.
Chelsea Miss Out On Nkunku As He Extends His Contract With Leipzig
Official and confirmed. Chelsea-linked Christopher Nkunku extends his contract with RB Leipzig until June 2026, deal now signed and sealed.
There’s a release clause included in the new deal for €60m.
Christopher Nkunku’s release clause with RB Leipzig will be valid starting from summer 2023. Also, it could reach higher figures – as happened with other Leipzig clauses in the past.
For sure, many top clubs are already well informed on Nkunku’s situation.
Latest Manchester United Transfer News For Thursday 23rd June.
Barca Sends Warning To United Ahead Of Proposed De Jong Second Bid
FC Barcelona have told Manchester United that it makes ‘no sense’ for them to make an offer of €60/70M + add-ons for Frenkie De Jong. The club wants €86M fixed & nothing less.
United are expected to formally submit an improved bid to Barcelona for Frenkie de Jong imminently.
Manchester United sources say they are “negotiating hard” for a fair deal for Frenkie de Jong as they believe that had they yielded to Barcelona’s initial valuation it could have affected their capacity to strengthen other areas of the squad.
Barcelona are believed to want a guaranteed €75m (£64.55m), with add-ons to ensure De Jong’s overall fee surpasses what they paid Ajax to sign him.
United Pushing To Secure Eriksen
Manchester United hope to persuade Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen to join them before the new season – a move for him is unrelated to their efforts to sign Frenkie de Jong.
It was thought that Christian Eriksen would prefer to remain in London – however, a deal has not been agreed with Brentford or Tottenham, giving mufc the chance to make an offer for him.
Thomas Frank on whether Brentford can retain Christian Eriksen: “I don’t know. I know we still have a chance and I hope he’ll make a decision in 2 weeks. The agreement is that he’ll call me and tell me what he wants to do. He hasn’t decided yet.”
Man United and Brentford are still waiting for final answer from Christian Eriksen. Tottenham, focused on different players after one conversation with his agent – then no follow up or official bid.
Compiled above are the Latest transfer news for today, Thursday 23rd June 2022. Come back tomorrow for more transfer news.