Latest news in the world of sports today Monday August 5, 2019
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has joined Belgium side Club Brugge after leaving Liverpool due to lack of playing time at the Anfield side. He left Liverpool for an £8m fee after falling behind in pecking order as a deputy for Alisson Becker.
West Ham are reportedly getting closer to sign one defender this summer but it’s not one of those they’ve been linked with. According to reports, they are not interested in signing Gary Cahill, they cannot sign Aaron Long due to work permit but they want to sign a young teenage defender to support their backline despite conceding as many as 12 goals in their pre-season.
Alex Greenwood has left Manchester United women to join up with Lyon with further announcement to be made later.
Tottenham have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso. The Spurs will pay an initial fee of £52m and will pay potential add-ons of £8m later.
Inter Milan are set to make a £73m bid for Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku after Juventus’ swap deal involving Paulo Dybala fell through. United are interested in Inter Milan’s bid and are yet to reject it as they did earlier this summer.
Crystal Palace are getting closer to sign-up free agent Gary Cahill who left Chelsea at the end of last season.
According to Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba will remain at the club this season.
According to Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde, the club are ready to sell some midfielders this summer after getting increased competition in midfield following the arrival of Frenkie de Jong and the improvement of Riqui Puig.
Arsenal will not be signing Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona. Unai Emery wants to channel his energy to signing a defender before the transfer deadline on Thursday.
Manchester City will reportedly sign Juventus right-back Joao Cancelo this summer with a £27m fee plus Danilo deal.
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has dismissed rumour the club will make a move for their former star Andy Carroll. Bruce has confirmed that the club’s priority is signing a right-back.
Liverpool are set to sign a new goalkeeper as backup for Alisson following the departure of Belgian star Simon Mignolet who left for Club Brugge for an £8.2m fee. The Anfield side are eyeing either West Ham’s Adrian or Southampton’s Alex McCarthy.
According to reports, Brighton will sign Neal Maupay from Brentford on a four-year deal for a club-record fee this summer.
Inter Milan have informed forward Mauro Icardi he will not play for the club anymore if he remains at the club. They do not hesitate to leave him on the bench for the remainder of his two years contract.
Barcelona are reportedly after more signing following the arrival of Junior Firpo from Real Betis.
Manchester United will reportedly complete the signing of Monaco 16-year old star Hannibal Mejbri for £9m on Tuesday.
Bournemouth star Harry Arter is still on Fulham’s radar this summer.
Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette may not be available for the club’s first game of the season against Newcastle next week as he continues to try to prove his fitness.
Manchester United have reportedly reached an agreement with Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti and the Catalans are also ready to let him go.
That would be all for now, Good Morning!!!