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Monday’s transfer rumors – Arsenal make €60m bid for 18-goal striker

Victor Osimhen
Source: Twittter/Victor Osimhen

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Arsenal make €60m bid for 18-goal striker

The Gunners have reportedly tabled a €60 million transfer offer to Napoli for striker Victor Osimhen. Napoli, however, immediately rejected the bid. The club chiefs want nearly double that amount.

Osimhen, who has another three years left of his Napoli contract, scored 18 goals in 32 appearances across all competitions last season to garner interest from a host of European clubs. [Il Mattino – in Italian]

Napoli name their price for Barcelona target Koulibaly

If Sevilla defender Jules Kounde joins Chelsea, Barcelona will focus their efforts on signing Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly.

But Napoli will expect any transfer offers for the 30-year-old defender, who is out of contract in 2023, to be in the region of €40 million. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Chelsea near €10m deal for Gabriel Slonina

PSG line-up three Pochettino replacements

Paris Saint-Germain informed Mauricio Pochettino of their intention to sack him during a meeting last week. The club and manager have settled on an agreement to part ways.

PSG have three potential successors lined up. Zinedine Zidane is the club’s top target, although no deal is done yet. Jose Mourinho is another candidate, but the Portuguese coach appears content to stay at Roma. The third name on PSG’s shortlist is Nice manager Christophe Galtier. [Independent]

Pirlo continues his managerial career in Turkey

Andrea Pirlo has become manager of Turkish Super Lig club Fatih Karagumruk.

The former Juventus boss has signed a one-year contract in Turkey after spending a year out of management.

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Bayern Munich edge closer to Sadio Mane deal

Dumfries open to joining Man Utd

Despite only joining Inter Milan last summer, Denzel Dumfries is open to a transfer to Manchester United.

The presence of new manager Erik ten Hag could play a decisive factor in Dumfries joining the Red Devils, as it would help the Dutch full-back adapt to the Premier League better. Inter, however, won’t accept offers below €30 million. [Daily Mail]

Benfica confirm club-record deal with Liverpool for Nunez

Benfica have confirmed a transfer agreement with Liverpool for forward Darwin Nunez worth up to €100 million. The Reds will pay €75 million upfront and a potential €25 million in add-ons later on.

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