The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Arsenal & Chelsea compete for Serie A goal machine
Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata has reportedly become a summer transfer target for the Premier League duo.
Arsenal are apparently on the lookout for a possible Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang replacement, while Chelsea want a new top striker amid Timo Werner’s lack of goals and Tammy Abraham’s expected summer exit.
30-year-old Zapata has managed 95 goals and 37 assists in 229 Serie A matches. His performances, therefore, have not gone unnoticed. Real Madrid, Liverpool, Juventus, and Inter Milan have been linked in the past. [Transfer Market Web]
Rice drops a transfer hint
Declan Rice dreams of playing in the Champions League, suggesting a West Ham exit is inevitable.
The Hammers are currently locked in a battle for a top-four spot in the Premier League. If they cannot qualify for the Champions League, however, Manchester United and Chelsea could finally make their moves. [Mirror]
Kane to join Chelsea?
The Blues are reportedly ‘ready to line up a huge bid’ for Harry Kane.
The 27-year-old is considering his Tottenham future as he eyes some long-overdue silverware. Therefore, Chelsea have made him a top transfer target and won’t be afraid to splash the cash either. [Football Insider]
De Ligt will not leave Juventus
Despite alleged offers from both Chelsea and Barcelona, Matthijs de Ligt is set to continue at Juventus.
The Bianconeri have no intention of selling the Dutch defender in the summer. De Ligt also harbors hopes of one day succeeding Giorgio Chiellini as the club’s captain. [Tuttosport – in Italian]
Manchester United prepare £80m bid for Sancho
With Erling Haaland valued at £150 million, the Red Devils have focused on signing the Norwegian’s Borussia Dortmund teammate instead.
An £80 million bid for Jadon Sancho is apparently on the cards as Manchester United look to strengthen their squad for a title challenge next season. [Daily Star]