Latest Transfer News for today Thursday 26th May, 2022 have been summarized below
Somtosports gathers across various sources to bring you the latest transfer news for today, Thursday 26th 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 Chelsea Transfer News For Today Thursday 26th May.
Chelsea highly interested And Pushing For RB Lepzig Sensational Striker
Chelsea have shown an interest in signing Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig this summer. And It is understood that Tuchel wants the player.
Chelsea are among clubs interested in RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku. Christopher Nkunku is in contract negotiations with RB Leipzig but Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel believe they are able to disrupt the talks and take advantage.
The Bundesliga player of the season had a very great campaign in the just concluded season, securing 35 goals and 20 assists in all competitions.
With his form, clubs all over Europe are seeking for his signature but Leipzig wants to keep him or rather let him go for a very reasonable offer around €80M
Chelsea Pushing To Complete Kounde As Soon As Possible
Chelsea are pushing hard to sign Jules Kounde, but Sevilla are still demanding his complete release clause of €80 million.
Jules Kounde’s agent and Chelsea have been in contact, the price being worked out is £51m + variables, the operation may accelerate in coming weeks.
Jules Kounde’s desire has always been to join Chelsea since last summer because he wants to take on the challenge of playing in the Premier League.
Latest Manchester United Transfer News For Today Thursday 26th May.
United Look To Raid Villarreal In Their Quest For Restructure
United have looked to Villarreal side and are interested in some of their players to solve their problems for the next season’s campaign
The new manager Erik ten Hag are weighing up options all over Europe and beyond to see who and what they can offer to his team
Pau Torres is a name that hasn’t escaped United’s list, the player is undertood to be on the radar of their defencive solutions.
The player has a £55m release clause in his Villarreal deal, though United are keen to ensure they pay closer to £45m for the player.
United have also spoken to Villarreal over Dutch winger Arnaut Danjuma, though at this point it is believed to have been no more than an enquiry.
Maguire, D’Gea Situations Prior To Ten Hag’s Captain Choices.
The Manchester United squad are split over whether Harry Maguire should continue with the armband next season. Erik Ten-Hag will definitely make his choice of a new captain.
Sources have told that Maguire is not even guaranteed to start under the new manager because of his lack of pace and Erik ten Hag‘s tendency to play with a high defensive line.
There are question marks about De Gea’s ability on the ball to play in Erik ten Hag’s system, although there is an acceptance that signing a striker and a midfielder is more important this summer.
David de Gea, Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the candidates to take over as United’s captain if there is a change
Paul Pogba Is Just One Step Away From Juventus Move
Paul Pogba is heading for a return to Juventus with a full agreement now close. PSG are preparing one final contract offer to snatch him from under the Italian club’s noses – but Juve are confident they have won the race.
Pogba has been offered a three year deal by Juventus, worth close to £30 million over the term of the contract. It remains to be seen if PSG’s offer can persuade him into a rethink.
The player who made a post in his Instagram handle with the caption “you know what time is it..” has dragged attention which fans and comments believed it’s time for Juve move.
United has ever know that the player is set to leave
The ‘Unfortunate’ Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Dalot and William To Face United Exit
Dean Henderson is on the verge of joining Newcastle United. Sources say Henderson was in Newcastle for talks on Wednesday. Discussions have been held over a season-long loan but a permanent transfer has not been ruled out.
It emerged on Thursday Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s representatives had formally been informed the defender is not in Erik ten Hag’s plans – the club is open to selling him.
United will listen to offers for Brandon Williams this summer. United have informed Williams they could not guarantee he would get fulfilling playing time back at the club.
The potential departures of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Brandon Williams would give Erik ten Hag leverage to recruit a new full-back.