Hi guys, hope you are holding up well in this period where the pandemic has taken over? Hope you are staying safe during this lockdown? Please let’s do well to follow all the necessary instructions from our government.
We want to quickly check out some football news around the globe. As we all know that footballing activities has stopped in almost every part of the world, but there are still news we need to keep up to date with.
We hope we all read our various news this morning, thank you for staying tuned to us.
Let’s dive straight into it…
Inter Milan are likely to offer Bayern Munich the purchase option to permanently sign Ivan Perisic who has been on loan at the Bundesliga side since last summer. Inter will like to use the funds to help strengthen their transfer budgets.
Manchester City star Ilkay Gundogan has stated his believes that Wolverhampton star Raul Jimenez has the capability to play for the Etihad side. Apparently Jimenez has been a formidable force for Wolves alongside Diogo Jota, Adama Traore, Ruben Neves and many others.
Leicester City star James Maddison has dented Manchester United’s hope of signing him after claiming he’s happy with the Foxes and will like to stay put at the club. United were eyeing a move for either him or Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, it’s looks likely that Maddison is now out of the picture.
Liverpool who previously placed an asking price of £28m on midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri have now halved the price following a drop down in finances due to coronavirus. The likes of CSKA Moscow, Roma and Sevilla are all interested in the Switzerland man.
The CEO of RB Leipzig, Oliver Mintzlaff has claimed he’s yet to receive any bid from either Bayern Munich or Liverpool over a move for their forward Timo Werner. The German international has scored 27 goals in 36 matches across all competitions and though he has a contract with the club until 2022/23, he had previously shown his admiration for Liverpool. It remains to be seen where he will end up.
Borussia Dortmund are reportedly preparing to increase the wage of want-away winger Jadon Sancho to £167k a week. The English international is still attracting interest from Manchester United, Chelsea and some other clubs.
Reports from Porto have stated that their former manager Jose Mourinho was on the verge of re-joining them on a short-term deal in 2016 when they needed a manager for the closing period of the 2015-16 season but Manchester United allegedly blocked the move. Mourinho would later join United in the summer of that year.
Reports have it that Barcelona are still looking for every possible way to sell midfielder Philippe Coutinho who will help them raise funds to sign the players of their choice particularly Neymar and Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan.
Arsenal have made contacts with French club Reims over the possibility of signing their 22-year old defender Axel Disasi for £13m.