Good Day to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest news in the football world today Wednesday August 19, 2020
Barcelona have announced the appointment of former player Ronald Koeman as their new manager in a two-year contract following the sack of Quique Setien after the club’s 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich.
Barcelona also parted ways with Eric Abidal, the club’s sporting director after more than two years in the role.
Newcastle are set to complete the signing of Jeff Hendrick on a free transfer after he left Burnley at the end of his contract. He has already undergone his medical.
Manchester City have been offered the chance to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly for £60m.
Arsene Wenger has rubbished rumours he would like to become the new head coach of Netherlands national team after Ronald Koeman left the position to take up the job at Barcelona.
Watford have placed a £25m asking price on midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure who is set to sign for Everton.
Bayer Leverkusen have put August 28 as the deadline for Chelsea to complete the deal for midfielder Kai Havertz.
Sheffield United are set to complete the signing of Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale on a three-and-a-half-year deal for 18.5m. The 22-year-old is currently undergoing his medical.
Following their stay in European football until the quarter-final, both Manchester City and Manchester United have received the permission to start next season late.
Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster will like to stay at the club as they weigh up his transfer offers.
Lucien Favre, the Borussia Dortmund boss has urged Jadon Sancho to remain at the club to continue his personal development.
A member of Liverpool’s travelling squad in their ongoing pre-season in Austria has tested positive for coronavirus but the club are still continuing with plans.
Bournemouth are not ready to allow forward Callum Wilson to leave the club cheap as speculations continue to link him to Tottenham.
Chelsea will like to hold contract talks with 22-year-old star Conor Gallagher as interest continues to come from different clubs. He spent last season on loan at Swansea.
Manchester United are ready to double the current wages of goalkeeper Dean Henderson as they want him to fight for the No 1 spot. Another news has claimed that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will like to loan him out again by sticking to David De Gea.
Inter Milan are interested in signing Premier League trio Chris Smalling, N’Golo Kante and Emerson Palmieri.