Latest news gossip in the football world this evening Sunday November 17, 2019
It’s no longer news that Juventus defender Merih Demiral is attracting interest from Serie A rival AC Milan who wish to strengthen their backline after a poor start to the season. They will however have to pay as much as £26m to sign him. He is also attracting interest from Premier League sides Arsenal and Manchester United.
Manchester United are still in the battle with Barcelona for the signing of Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes. The 17-year old midfielder has a price-tag of £25.6m. United will like to sign him as a long-term replacement for Paul Pogba.
Leicester City reportedly sent scouts to watch Riccardo Sottil in action for the Under-21 of Italy on Saturday who scored the opening goal in the 3-0 win against Iceland. The 20-year old has starred for Fiorentina so far this season and the King Power stadium side are interested in signing him.
Roma 28-year old star Alessandro Florenzi is set to leave the club in January as he looks to search for regular playing time after being frozen out of the Italian National team. He has been told by the head coach of Italy Roberto Mancini he will have to start playing more regularly to be in contention for their Euro 2020 campaign next summer.
Dani Olmo, the Dinamo Zagreb star has refused to rule out a possibility of returning to Barcelona after crediting the Spanish side’s academy for making him what he is today. It however remains to be seen if he will leave the Croatian side for a return to the La Liga giant.