The summer transfer window is just around the corner, and there’s a lot of gossip swirling around who is moving in. Transfer Talk brings you the latest news on rumors, comings and goings, and of course, expired deals!
Important story: Man City ready to offer £60m to sign Phillips from Leeds
Manchester City are willing to part with £60m in bid for a midfielder Calvin Phillipsto me the sun.
The Leeds United midfielder’s deal with his current agent expired last week, and Europe’s top clubs – including Man City – are waiting to see who will negotiate his next contract.
The 26-year-old is believed to be ready to leave Elland Road despite Leeds preparing to offer him a new contract. Phillips spent 12 years at Yorkshire and made 234 appearances, but City boss Pep Guardiola sees Phillips as the perfect replacement for the late. Fernandinho.
Guardiola Phillips is loved for his dynamic ability to play the No. 6 and No. 8 roles, and for being the homegrown player to score for City in the Champions League.
Phillips has become a key player for England manager Gareth Southgate in the past two years as well.
Manchester United and Liverpool lead a number of clubs – including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Leicester City and Everton – in the hunt for the 16-year-old Udinese rising star. Simon Pafundiaccording to the sun. Pafundi made his Udinese debut last month, becoming the first player born in 2006 to do so, and was called up by Italy coach Roberto Mancini for a training camp. However, his age gives Spanish clubs an advantage: English clubs cannot sign youngsters from Europe until they reach the age of 18 due to Brexit.
Chelsea are close to bringing in the talented American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina To London from Chicago Fire, according to Fabrizio Romano. The Blues were close to scoring for Real Madrid in January but were unable to get a deal across the streak. But now, having re-entered the race to sign him, Chelsea have overtaken the Spanish and European champions as the favorites to join the 18-year-old. Madrid saw Slonina’s bid rejected last week, and Chelsea believe they can do more for the highly-rated young player.
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Marseille inquired about the possibility of him taking the left-back position for Arsenal Nuno Tavares On loan, according to the sun. Tavares joined the north London club for £7.2m from Benfica last summer, but he hasn’t been consistent and now the French side believe they have a chance to sign the 22-year-old throughout the 2022-23 season. Meanwhile, Arsenal have contacted Bologna over the signing of the highly-rated Scottish international Aaron Hickey.
Juventus is rebuilding for the 2022-23 season and targets the Argentine international Angel Di Maria And the star of Shakhtar Donetsk David NeresAccording to Calciomercato and A Bola. Juventus lost Paulo Dybala And the Federico BernardeschiDi Maria is a prime target. The 34-year-old could be revealed this week, although Barcelona are also in the process of research. Neris, 25, is another target, but the current war in Ukraine is making signing the Shakhtar Donetsk star a bit tricky. The winger joined the Ukrainian side in January for 15 million euros from Ajax.
LAFC is on the verge of revealing the arrival of the 37-year-old defender Giorgio Chiellinito me Fabrizio Romano. The former Juventus legend is believed to have completed his move to MLS, and an official announcement looms on Monday. Chiellini terminated his contract with Juventus and chose to play in America instead of retiring, and is currently joining a team that leads the Western standings after 14 games.