Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest news in the football world today Thursday August 6, 2020
Manchester City have confirmed the signing of centre-back Nathan Ake for £41m from Bournemouth on a five-year contract. He becomes the second player signed by the Etihad side after they signed Ferran Torres from Valencia. City are reportedly still looking to add four more players as they seek for a long-term replacement for legends Sergio Aguero and David Silva and they have also identified Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly and Inter star Lautaro Martinez as another of their potential targets. They have reportedly also made a move for Atletico Madrid 20-year-old star Joao Felix.
Inter Milan and Manchester United have come into agreement to allow Alexis Sanchez to sign permanently for the Serie A side. Both sides have confirmed and Sanchez is set to sign for three years with the deal set to be announced on Thursday.
Werder Bremen will reportedly like to sign Manchester United 20-year-old youngster Tahith Chong on loan for next season as they look to offer him first-team football. The German side will like to sell Milot Rashica this summer.
Arsenal have reportedly chosen to sign free agent Willian over Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho who will also like to make a Premier League return after spending the season on loan at Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid are getting closer to sanctioning the loan move of youngster Takefusa Kubo to La Liga rivals Villarreal.
Bayern Munich will like to sign two Scottish teenagers, Celtic 16-year-old youngster Barry Hepburn and Hearts 18-year-old defender, Aaron Hickey.
Fulham are interested in converting the loan of Harrison Reed from Southampton into a permanent deal. They are likely to pay £8m for the 25-year-old.
Tottenham are reportedly interested in selling 22-year-old defender Cameron Carter-Vickers for a fee around £2.5m.
Southampton have finally completed the signing of defender Mohammed Salisu from La Liga side Real Valladolid for a £10.9m fee on a four-year contract. Southampton are also looking to make the signing of Kyle Walker-Peters from Tottenham a permanent one.
Fulham, however, will like to make a move for 23-year-old Walker-Peters.
Bournemouth assistant manager Jason Tindall has expressed his desires with the club to take up their vacant managerial position following the departure of Eddie Howe.
Norwich are reportedly not ready to go below their asking price of £20m for Liverpool target Jamal Lewis. The Anfield side are only willing to pay £10m. The player is reportedly interested in joining the Reds.
AC Milan have finally signed 20-year-old defender Pierre Kalulu from French club Lyon on a five-year deal.