Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news in the world of sports today Wednesday August 7, 2019
Starting with Boxing…
Mexican superstar Andy Ruiz Jr has hit back at Anthony Joshua for wishing to negotiate a rematch between them to the United Kingdom which will slightly favour the English man. Ruiz Jr believes he can as well claim to want the fight at Tijuana in Mexico. There would be a need to negotiate a more neutral ground in order to fix the date for their rematch following Ruiz Jr’s knockout victory over Joshua in their last match in USA in June.
Moving to football now…
Arsenal are set to sign Juventus defender Daniele Rugani after edging Wolverhampton to get the deal done on a season-long loan.
According to reports, Tottenham full-back Serge Aurier is been targeted by a French side and the Spurs may have to go back into the transfer window to search for a replacement.
Arsenal’s second £65m bid for RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano has been rejected by the German side.
Juventus star Paulo Dybala is ready to lower his wage demands as he eye a permanent move to Manchester United before deadline on Thursday.
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has been spotted several times in Belgium training with Anderlecht after going AWOL as he looks to force his move away from the club. This will however cost him about £400k fine from the Old Trafford side.
David Beckham has identified Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti as the potential first manager of his new MLS side Inter Miami.
Manchester United have made a bid for Moussa Dembele from Lyon as they continue their search for a direct replacement for Romelu Lukaku.
MLS side DC United are searching for Wayne Rooney’s replacement who has revealed he will leave the club in January and havd identified Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil as the Englishman’s direct replacement.
Tottenham want-away midfielder Christian Eriksen is reportedly not in the manager Mauricio Pochettino’s plan for the season.
Manchester United have identified former Tottenham forward Fernando Llorente as a potential replacement for Romelu Lukaku.
Manchester City are set to complete the signing of Joao Cancelo from Juventus on Wednesday which will see Danilo move to the other side in the swap deal.
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho has reportedly been linked to make a late move to Real Madrid but the Anfield side have reiterated their desire to keep him at the club.
According to reports, Everton’s £70m bid for Wilfried Zaha has been rejected by Crystal Palace despite the inclusion of forward Cenk Tosun and midfielder James McCarthy in the deal.
Crystal Palace meanwhile are interested in signing James McCarthy for an £8.5m fee from Everton.
According to reports, Paris Saint-Germain are not going to sell Neymar to Barcelona and have now offered him to Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid instead.
Manchester City and Manchester United have reportedly sent their scouts to watch Hakon Evjen, the 19-year old Norwegian midfielder from Bodo.
Manchester United are reportedly still in talks to sign Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen for a £50m fee before the end of the transfer window on Thursday.
Inter Milan have made a new £70m offer for Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku and it looks most likely the Belgian will join Antonio Conte’s side.
Napoli have reportedly made a new offer for Gremio star Everton Soares after getting their previous €37m rejected by the Brazilian side.
Manchester United are reportedly furious towards Real Madrid’s strategy to sign midfielder Paul Pogba which could stop the Old Trafford side from getting a proper replacement before the end of the transfer window in the Premier League tomorrow.
Southampton 22-year old star Josh Sims is about to leave the club for New York Red Bulls on a season-long loan.
Club America are reportedly set to sign Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa before the end of the week.
Former Uruguay international Diego Forlan has announced his retirement from football at the age of 40. He last played in Hong Kong for Kitchee since May last year. Forlan is a football legend, and he played for the likes of Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and Villarreal where he had great impact in the game. Congratulations to him.
DC United have completed the signing of Felipe Martins from Vancouver Whitecaps.
That would be all for now, Good morning!!!