A happy new month to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest news in the world of sports today Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Roma have confirmed the permanent signing of midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Armenian terminated his contract with Arsenal on mutual consent.
Manchester United are on the verge of signing midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax on a £40m deal. The Dutch has reportedly completed his medical but will have to wait to go to Manchester until after Netherlands Nations League campaign.
Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi failed to show up for the club’s training on Monday because he wants to leave the club as soon as possible. According to reports, his father Jorge who is his representative will like to have a meeting with the hierarchy of the club to settle the future of the Argentine whose release clause is around €700m even though there are claims he could leave for free.
Messi is likely to pay a fine of £1.1m for missing training and he could also be suspended. The Catalan side believes the only way for him to leave legally for free is by committing not to play football at all next season.
The Argentine man has been linked to sign for Manchester City where he will be offered a two-year deal. Alberto Fernandez, the president of Argentina has urged him to return to his boyhood club Newell’s Old Boys.
Chelsea are reportedly on the verge of signing Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz after they agreed on a £72m fee.
Chelsea have slapped £80m on midfielder N’Golo Kante as Inter Milan continues to show interest in him.
West Ham will like to sign Germany international Mario Gotze on a free transfer after he left Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season.
Arsenal are set to sign Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos on loan again for the second year.
Aston Villa are still interested in signing Brentford star Ollie Watkins and Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson.