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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Chelsea set to complete deal for €60m attacker

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

Chelsea set to complete deal for €60m attacker

RB Leipzig attacker Christopher Nkunku is set to complete a transfer to Chelsea in July 2023.

Despite an untimely injury forcing Nkunku out of France’s World Cup squad, Chelsea’s interest is unwavering. The Blues are close to wrapping up a deal for the end of the season. The 25-year-old has a release clause of €60 million in his Leipzig contract. [Le10 Sport – in French]

Giovanni van Bronckhorst leaves Rangers

No Real Madrid return for Ronaldo

Real Madrid don’t plan to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United in the January transfer window.

After his explosive interview with Piers Morgan last week, Ronaldo’s time at Old Trafford appears to be over. United are reportedly furious with the 37-year-old forward and intend to terminate his contract. [Marca – in Spanish]

Arsenal eye a surprise move for Sane

The Premier League leaders are among a number of clubs to have enquired about Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane.

Sadio Mane’s arrival at the Allianz Arena has restricted Sane’s starting opportunities on the left flank. Arsenal, along with a number of other clubs, have asked about the 26-year-old’s situation. However, Bayern made it clear that Sane is not available for a transfer. [90Min]

Memphis Depay isn’t sure what will happen in his Barcelona future

Rice is hot on Liverpool’s radar

The Reds are keeping close tabs on England midfielder Declan Rice’s performances at the 2022 World Cup.

While Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham remains a target, Liverpool are also interested in Rice. They want to see how the West Ham United star copes with big-game pressure in Qatar. [Football Insider]