The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Arsenal set to rival Juventus for ex-Chelsea striker
The Gunners have expressed a transfer interest in former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata.
The 29-year-old Spaniard is currently on loan at Juventus from Atletico Madrid. Morata appeared set to leave Turin in January, but things have changed. He is becoming more decisive in Juve’s new tactical set-up as a second striker, prompting the club to reconsider their €35 million buy option in his contract.
Juventus could try to rival Arsenal’s interest by negotiating with Atletico about lowering Morata’s purchase clause down to €15 million-plus bonuses. [Tuttomercato – in Italian]
Dalot set to stay at Manchester United
The Red Devils may trigger Diogo Dalot’s contract extension clause.
The 22-year-old full-back has enjoyed an impressive return to Old Trafford, after a season on loan at AC Milan. He has made 15 appearances in the Premier League this term. Therefore, with only 15 months left on his current deal, Manchester United are ready to extend it. [Star]
Barcelona have no doubts about Ferran Torres
It's not just Xavi. Nobody inside Barcelona is doubting Ferran Torres: reactions in the club are all positive about the player, his attitude, his daily work and his potential. 🔒🇪🇸 #FCB
Barça are happy with the investment made in January – they're protecting Ferran. pic.twitter.com/ysDwJdKGcl
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 20, 2022
Militao rejects Chelsea interest, wants Real Madrid stay
Real Madrid defender Eder Militao wants to continue his career at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The 24-year-old Brazilian had attracted interest from Chelsea, but it seems he has no interest in a transfer.
Manchester United will allow Ronaldo to leave
Cristiano Ronaldo would be allowed to leave Manchester United at the end of the season.
The Red Devils will not stand in the 37-year-old’s way if he wants to quit a year before his contract ends. [Mirror]
Boston Celtics co-owner to buy 55% of Atalanta
Official. Atalanta owner Antonio Percassi has reached an agreement to sell 55% of the club to investors group managed by Stephen Pagliuca, Boston Celtics co-owner. 🇮🇹🇺🇸 #Atalanta
Stephen Pagliuca will be the new co-chairman of the club – Percassi will remain as president. pic.twitter.com/cpH90awiOI
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 19, 2022
Ivory Coast star Gbamin on CSKA Moscow’s radar
Everton midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin is a subject of transfer interest from Russian giants CSKA Moscow.
The 26-year-old Ivorian could join the Russian Premier League club on loan before the transfer window in Russia shuts on February 22. [Liverpool Echo]
Arsenal enter the race for €19m Napoli star
The Gunners have reportedly joined the chase for Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz.
The 25-year-old Spaniard is rated at £16 million (€19m) and has already attracted the interest of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. [Mirror]