Latest news in the football world this afternoon Saturday November 2, 2019
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino Raiola is reportedly looking for options to get the Swedish legend back to Serie A to sign for Bologna. The 38-year old’s contract at MLS side LA Galaxy is expected to end in December and has already been linked to sign for series of European sides and Bologna have emerged another option with a cost of about €8m for 18 months.
West Ham are set to make a move for outcast Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud in January. The French international has seen playing time hard to come by at the Stamford Bridge after falling behind Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi in pecking order and with his current deal at the club set to expire at the end of the season, a move away is imminent.
Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo has begun to attract interest from Napoli and series of Premier League sides including Arsenal and Tottenham. An offer of about €40m will however be needed to be made before the Portuguese side considers his sale.
Everton 19-year old centre-back Lewis Gibson is set to leave the club to join Newcastle in January. Having already played for the club’s Under-23, he’s finding game time difficult to come by with the first team and he’s set to move to Newcastle for greener pastures.