Latest Transfer News for today Tuesday 17th May, 2022 have been summarized below
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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, Tuesday 17th May.
Sources In Manchester Report Jurrien Timber Will Follow Ten Hag to United.
There is a lot of speculation around Manchester United right now with Erik ten Hag’s arrival. Report suggests Jurrien Timber will follow Ten Hag to Manchester United.
The Eredivisie season is over and Ajax were crowned champions. This means Ten Hag can finally put his complete focus on addressing the many issues that exist on the pitch at United.
Report suggests that Jurrien Timber could snub Bundesliga giants to follow Ten Hag to Manchester United. Ten Hag believes there’s no rule that’s stopping him from convincing Ajax Stars to follow him.
Darwin Núñez Transfer Boost For United As Benfica Names Their Price.
Darwin Núñez has reportedly generated serious interest from Manchester United and other clubs, with a firm expectation that he will leave this summer.
After a fantastic season, Benfica could be losing their highest goal scorer to the best of offers. United and Liverpool are said to be the frontliners for this man.
Manchester United have been scouting the Benfica striker with a view to a summer move as incoming boss Erik ten Hag looks set to revolutionise the club’s playing squad.
Reportedly, Nunez would cost United around £51million (€60m) this summer – The price was stepped down compared to the former tag, this is to make the 22 years old Uruguayan affordable.
United Set To Lose Midfield Target To Newcastle Or Aston Villa
Newcastle and Aston Villa are leading the race to sign Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips this summer. Both clubs are laying the groundwork for potential deals.
Man United over the past few months have been great admirer of the English International midfielder. They are very keen on bringing the 26 years old to Old Trafford.
Even before Ten Hag’s appointment, the board has always appreciated the Leeds player, but it seems situations around the club right now isn’t putting him in plans.
Leeds who are on the verge of Relegation can’t help but lose some of their best players. With Newcastle, Aston Villa etc on for Philips, Raphinha is also reported to be a step away from Barca move.
“Ronaldo Is A Giant”: Ten Hag Makes Statements Upon His First Day In Office.
Erik Ten Hag who has terminated his Ajax Contract has officially started work as United Manager as of 16th May, he has laid down some statements and plans.
He said: “The detailed analysis still has to begin, I still have to work with the team, but let me be clear that at United there are a lot of good players around. We have to make them function as a team but definitely Ronaldo, he is a giant.’
The manager who would be Absent from Ajax team party has said that it’s “Because we have agreed that I will be employed by United from May 16. There are still a few things that need to be done in preparation for the season”
It is quite a work in progress as the Dutch will reportedly start with new signings this summer. He will also keep Amad Diallo and Donny Van De Beek.
Pogba Edge Close To Juventus With PSG And Ten Hag Ready To Change His Mind
The foundations have been laid by Juventus for Paul Pogba in the first meeting at Turin. They started at €8m per season plus a couple of bonuses in which they will be able to slightly increase the fixed base and bonuses
The Frenchman has his name sung at PSG too with the Paris men trying hard to turn him in since his official announcement of leaving United after 6 years at the club.
Pogba’s mind is already made up to return to Juventus, but the pressure from PSG and technicalities at Manchester United could see a turn around in his made decisions
Latest reports claim that Pogba may well speak to United new manager Erik ten Hag before deciding his future, currently there is no contract offer from United and nothing agreed with any club yet.
Latest Chelsea Transfer News For Today, Tuesday 17th May.
Chelsea Identify Casemiro As Third Midfield Option After Rice and Tchouameni.
Chelsea have identified Real Madrid midfield ace Casemiro as a potential option should they not sign Declan Rice or Tchouameni in the summer.
The Brazilian midfielder could leave Real Madrid ahead of the 2022/23 season amid dragging talks over a contract renewal which have forced Los Blancos to consider his sale.
Chelsea has made the 30 years old a possible option of reinforcements in the midfield department if they fail to land Tchouameni or Declan Rice
Even though Conor Gallagher will likely become a crucial member of Thomas Tuchel’s squad next season. The Blues’ stance stems from the rising uncertainties surrounding the futures of Jorginho and N’Golo Kante.
Transfer Blow As Sanction Sees Chelsea Lose Raphinha To Barcelona.
The UK Imposed sanction on Chelsea Russian owner, Abramovich has limited them in joining other clubs in early transfers and securing their targets.
With Leeds on the verge of Relegation, they could be left with no option than selling Raphinha this season. Leeds prominent player will most likely join Barca, after Chelsea are transfer tied at this moment.
Todd Boehly’s Chelsea Take Over Thrown Into Doubt Amidst Roman’s Assurance Concerns
The takeover of Chelsea by Todd Boehly has been thrown into doubt amid concerns about assurances being provided by Roman Abramovich.
Government officials have doubts about whether a special licence needed to approve the sale will be issued before a deadline at the end of the month. Ministers are yet to receive assurances about the destination of the funds once the Chelsea sale is complete.
People close to the situation [Chelsea sale] cautioned that the process remained fluid, and a licence could yet be issued before the end of the month, ensuring Chelsea begin next season under new ownership.
The Government has accused Roman Abramovich of putting Chelsea at risk of “going under” by allegedly refusing to accept ministers’ new sale structure.
Bruce Buck and Marina Granovskaia have been acting on behalf Roman Abramovich in the sale of Chelsea. The lack of cooperation with the Government could be a key sticking point in Buck’s hopes at staying at the club once Todd Boehly takes over.
Lewandowski but Lukaku Instead: Chelsea Could Finally Fulfil Their Original Striker Plans As Werner Wants Out.
Since arriving, Lukaku has been finding it hard to adapt. Report claim that Thomas Tuchel did not want to adapt his style for Lukaku.
Lewandowski who has blatantly refused to listen to Bayern Munich as of lately has become a topic at Chelsea. Blues could end up fulfilling their original striker’s plan this summer
Lukaku’s signing last summer came after Chelsea held talks for Harry Kane, Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland, none were viable, so Lukaku was signed instead
Chelsea have tried to sign Lewandowski three times in the past and Tuchel would be interested in working with him.
Sport1 claims that Timo Werner wants to leave Chelsea this summer. With the Lewandowski situation at Germany, this could see Bayern and Chelsea involve in a swap deal.
Alonso And Cezar Azpilicueta Situation: All Edge Close To Barca Move.
Azpilicueta reached a ‘verbal agreement’ with Roman Abramovich to allow him to leave Chelsea this summer and wants the new ownership to honour that and let him leave for free in the summer.
If Chelsea are unwilling to let him leave for free, there’s a suggestion that a player, presumably on the fringes at Barcelona, could be used in a swap deal.
That would potentially bring Marcos Alonso into the picture, with the possibility of multiple exchanges.
Gerard Romero has stated “I have a feeling this week we will know, it can become complicated because of Chelsea’s situation, in any case, Azpilicueta won’t be free but for a small fee, Xavi considers his signing important “
Latest Liverpool Transfer News For Today, Tuesday 17th May.
Of Course We Are: Jurgen Klopp Makes Shocking Revelation About Mbappe Transfer.
The 54 years old German Liverpool Manger has said the truth of the week that Liverpool are interested and would be happy to Have PSG‘s Mbappe at Anfield.
Liverpool have been monitoring the situation of Mbappe for years now, but the price and bidding pressure around the Frenchman will make it hard for Liverpool to join the race.
The Gaffer said “Of course we are interested in Kylian Mbappe, we are not blind! But we are NOT part of this Mbappé race… we can’t be part of these battles”.
He concluded “There must be other clubs involved but that’s fine, it’s all good with Kylian”. Liverpool are not ready to get involved in a bidding war for the player.
Latest Juventus Transfer News For Today, Tuesday 17th May.
Juventus To Scare United Away From Matthijs de Ligt With A New Contract.
Fabrizio Romano confirms that Matthijs de Ligt is close to signning a new contract with Juventus. Advanced talks for deal extension until June 2026, negotiations now underway.
Matthijs de Ligt is set to sign new Juventus Contract twhich will run till 2026 Amidst growing interest for him in Manchester.
De Ligt’s now prepared to stay at Juventus – as Chiellini and Dybala will leave the club in the next few days after saying Farewell to fans in their game against Lazio.
Latest Arsenal Transfer News For Today, Tuesday 17th May.
Heartbreaking: Arsenal Transfer Snub Finally Sends Them Parking.
The Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes delivered the final nail in the coffin of Arsenal‘s top four hopes as he scored the second in Newcastle’s 2-0 win over the Gunners at St. James’ Park
Bruno Guimaraes has come back to haunt Arsenal in the most brutal fashion just months after the Gunners opted against signing him in the January transfer window
After the transfer drama between Arsenal and Newcastle for Bruno, the midfielder was asked early on after being unveiled as a Newcastle player whether his new team were as big in stature as the Gunners and while he didn’t answer the question directly – his answer was emphatic.
“We are definitely going to be a club that is going to be a big power in world football. This is a historic club with a great tradition and a beautiful history, I have no doubts about my decision to come to Newcastle”
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