The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Arsenal plot double Man City swoop as new target emerges
Oleksandr Zinchenko is the second Manchester City star to emerge on Arsenal’s transfer shortlist after Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus.
Mikel Arteta worked with Zinchenko during his time as an assistant to Man City manager Pep Guardiola. The Gunners boss values the 25-year-old Ukrainian’s ability to play as a left-back and in midfield. [Daily Mail]
Man Utd set to make Nkunku offer
Manchester United could table a transfer offer for RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku next week.
Interim coach Ralf Rangnick has recommended the 24-year-old Frenchman to the club board. However, Leipzig do not want to sell their prized asset this summer. [Florian Plettenberg – Sky Germany]
Divock Origi close to AC Milan move
Divock Origi's set to join AC Milan on a free move, club director Paolo Maldini confirms: "We're in talks with Origi and it seems to proceed really well", tells Gazzetta. 🔴🤝 #ACMilan
"Sven Botman deal? We follow him – but there are many interesting centre-backs on the market". pic.twitter.com/tQys7giP4X
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 27, 2022
Aston Villa reach an agreement to sign Carlos
Aston Villa have reached an agreement with Sevilla for the transfer of defender Diego Carlos for an undisclosed fee.
De Jong handed a warning from Man Utd
The Red Devils have warned Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong they will turn their attention elsewhere if he can’t decide if he wants to join the club.
The 25-year-old Dutchman, who is under contract at Barcelona until 2026, interests Manchester United’s new manager Erik ten Hag, who coached him at Ajax. [Sport – in Spanish]
Real Madrid suffer a setback in Tchouameni deal
A tax issue has caused a delay for Aurelien Tchouameni’s proposed move to Real Madrid.
Real Madrid are prepared to pay Tchouameni’s club, Monaco, a transfer fee of €80 million. But as the Spanish treasury considers the Principality of Monaco a tax haven, Monaco may have to pay 24% in taxes. [ESPN]
Chelsea to revive interest in Jules Kounde
Chelsea have no intention to give up on Jules Koundé even if Sevilla have already sold Diego Carlos to Aston Villa. 🔵 #CFC
Thomas Tuchel wants Koundé and he wants Premier League move. Chelsea are prepared to open talks once sanctions will be over. pic.twitter.com/w3Hvb2Ey0e
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 26, 2022
Kane is set to discuss a new contract with Spurs
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is ready to open talks on a new contract with the club.
Despite Kane’s attempts to force a transfer to Manchester City last summer, the 28-year-old has reconsidered. Thanks to Antonio Conte’s appointment as manager, he believes Spurs can win a trophy. [Evening Standard]