The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Dortmund plot move for Chelsea star to fill Haaland void
Borussia Dortmund have set their sights on Chelsea forward Timo Werner ahead of the summer transfer window.
No negotiations have taken place, although Dortmund feel Werner fits the bill for what they seek in a forward. The 25-year-old German could end up replacing Erling Haaland, who is on the transfer radar of several top European clubs.
Despite his struggles in the Premier League, Werner is a proven talent in the Bundesliga. He supplied 91 goals and 42 assists in 222 league appearances with Stuttgart and RB Leipzig. [Sky Germany]
Barcelona in ‘advanced’ talks with Andreas Christensen
Andreas Christensen situation. Deal now advanced with Barcelona – they are in direct talks with his agents since January together with Bayern. 🔴 #FCB
Barça have now improved their bid after new direct contacts and that’s why they feel ‘confident’. Bayern are still in the race. pic.twitter.com/yZAR1NfLQL
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 1, 2022
Abramovich could sell Chelsea
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich may consider a sale for the first time.
As his original plan to hand over control to a group of six trustees is already in danger of collapsing, Abramovich may have no other alternative than to consider the takeover bids expected to arrive this week. [Telegraph]
New York City FC sign the youngest player in MLS history
14-year-old midfielder Maximo Carrizo has become the youngest player in MLS history.
The teenager signed a contract with New York City FC on his 14th birthday until the 2027 season with an option for 2028.
Maximo Carrizo is New York City blue, through and through 💙 @Dumbomoving
— New York City FC (@NYCFC) February 28, 2022
Manchester United conducting ‘thorough process’ for next manager
Manchester United football director John Murtough says a ‘thorough process’ is underway to find their next permanent manager as the club looks to challenge for ‘top trophies’ again.
Barcelona in a 3-way battle for Mazraoui
Barcelona are set to rival AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund in the race for Ajax right-back Noussair Mazraoui.
The 24-year-old Moroccan will be available for a free transfer this summer once his contract at Ajax expires. Despite interest from Premier League clubs, he isn’t keen on a move to England. [De Telegraaf – in Dutch]