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Thursday’s transfer rumours – Chelsea wish for Fofana move

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The latest transfer rumours from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

City ready for Aubameyang battle ⚔️🔴

As per Transfer Market Web, Manchester City are willing to pull their cannons out for the battle over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Reports suggest that Barcelona is another club that is searching for a striker in the market. But, the Cityzens have already contacted Arsenal regarding the Gabon international’s transfer.

Madrid hovering over a South-American star 🇦🇷

Los Blancos are keeping their attention on Argentina forward Julian Alvarez, writes Marca. The River Plate star has been involved in 20 league goals in 16 appearances. As a consequence, many European clubs are showing their interest in the 21-year-old attacker. 

Bayern willing to increase Sule’s wages 💰

The German champions are said to be ready to offer an extra €2 million annually to Niklas Sule, says Bild. In fact, the defender has been receiving a lot of attention from the Premier League, and Bayern hope to keep him at Allianz Arena. Currently, he earns €8 million per season.

Arsenal seek Kulusevski 🔍

The Gunners are in contention to purchase Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevsi, who has been falling down the pecking order. Though Arsenal are not yet sure about the 21-year-old who seems ready to make a January switch, reports Calciomercato.

Milan hope to renew captain Romagnoli’s deal 👍

Rangers have Gerrard alternative 🤞

According to The Athletic, Rangers are set to have Giovanni van Bronckhorst on board as their new manager. He has previously handled Feyenoord and Guangzhou but retired from the latter position in January 2020 due to personal reasons. Nevertheless, it looks as if he will be the alternative for Steven Gerrard, who moved to Aston Villa.

Barcelona could sell De Jong 🔵🔴

As mentioned by the Sun, the Catalan club are willing to offload midfielder Frenkie de Jong. The strategy is to raise money for to bolster other departments on the field. The 24-year-old was a key figure under Ronald Koeman with regular starts and could be for the new manager Xavi. But Barca are eager to give up on him to add to the attacking unit.

Chelsea wish for Fofana move 🔵

The Blues are looking to buy Wesley Fofana even though the Leicester defender has been out with injury, says Foot Mercato. During preseason, the 20-year-old sustained a fibula injury and has not appeared in any game so far. However, Chelsea have scanned his performance for the previous season making him a prime target.