A wonderful evening to you all as we check out the latest news in the football world this evening. It’s going to be a very quick one, ride with us as we check them out…
Italy legend Fabio Cannavaro who is the current manager of Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande has stated his desires to one day manage in Europe. He mentioned his admiration for Jurgen Klopp’s mentality and Pep Guardiola’s culture.
Cannavaro also suggested that Argentine legend Diego Maradona is the best ever. He said Maradona is greater than his compatriot Lionel Messi.
Liverpool’s 22-year-old star Pedro Chirivella is set to sign for French club Nantes. The Spaniard joined the Anfield side in 2015 and has so far only played 10 first team matches. He is set to continue is career at Nantes where he will sign a three-year contract.
Alf Ingve Berntsen, Erling Haaland’s manager back at Byrne FK has questioned why Real Madrid and Manchester United refused to snap up a move for the Norwegian when the opportunity presented itself. The teenager is currently at Borussia Dortmund, a club he signed for in January from RB Salzburg but Berntsen has advised him to sign for Liverpool in future.
Sporting Lisbon president Federico Varandas has suggested that Bruno Fernandes’ price would have reduced by at least €20m or €30m if Manchester United had waited until this summer to sign him. The ongoing pandemic has had a major financial effect on clubs.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani could stay at the club by signing a new deal this summer. His current contract is set to be up and the likes of Atletico Madrid are trying to sign him. The basis of this sudden change is surprising.
Liverpool will like to tempt Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka by offering him an attractive deal as his future with the Gunners continues to build on uncertainty. His current deal with the Emirates stadium club will end this summer and he’s yet to sign a new contract. Liverpool are hoping they can leverage on this to sign him though Arsenal have made several offers but to no avail.
Tottenham are interested in signing Bayern Munich youngster Taylor Booth as well as Zach his younger brother.
Newcastle are interested in signing goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos who has a release clause of £53m with Benfica.
Fraser Hornby is set to return to Everton from his loan at Belgian side FC Kortrijk because the season at Belgium has ended.