Two Premier League teams have made offers for Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips as reported by the Football Insider. It was revealed that West Ham United and Aston Villa are interested in the England international and they have each followed up their interest in the player with a bid. However, Premier League champions Manchester City are the preferred destination for the Englishman.
Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku has reportedly agreed personal terms with Serie A giants Inter Milan worth around €7.5 million per year. Inter Milan have made the first step in their pursuit of Romelu Lukaku’s return to the club. The Serie A giants have agreed personal terms with the Belgian striker, who is willing to earn €7.5 million per year. The two parties have had successful negotiations, leaving it up to Chelsea to sanction the sale this summer, reports Gazzetta Dello Sport.
England international Ben White made his return from injury for Arsenal during the defeat to Newcastle United earlier this week. The former Brighton and Hove Albion defender has been struggling with a hamstring injury over the course of the past few weeks. He sustained the injury during the home game with Manchester United which ended in a 3-1 win for his team thanks to the goals from Nuno Tavares, Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka, while Cristiano Ronaldo was on target for the visitors.
The day Lionel Messi left Barcelona was always going to be a seismic day in football. After coming up through the ranks of the famous La Masia, to booking his spot in the first team, to breaking every goalscoring record the club had to offer, Messi was a Catalan institution. So on the day it was announced he would be leaving the club, it was no surprise to see the massive fallout from all quarters.
Everton and Wolves have reportedly joined the race to sign Allan Saint-Maximin during this summer’s transfer window. Reports emerged over the weekend that the Magpies could cash in on the Frenchman this summer. The Daily Mail stated that Newcastle are willing to let Saint-Maximin leave, with Aston Villa mentioned as a possible destination.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, AC Milan have already started working on a deal to sign Steven Bergwijn this summer. Bergwijn struggled for a run of starts under Antonio Conte in the Italian’s first couple of months in charge and looked like he could be on his way out in January, with Ajax reportedly in talks with Spurs over a deal for the winger during the window (The Sun).
There seem to be a lot of clubs joining the queue to sign AC Milan midfirkder Franck Kessie this summer. The African midfield star has been putting in strong performances for the Italian Serie A giants since the last couple of months and his continued red-hot form has endeared him close to other clubs who have continued to show interest in acquiring his services. According to Spanish publication Sport, the midfielder, who is rumoured to be on Tottenham’s radar, has not been convinced by Arsenal’s proposal.
Burnley are fighting for their lives at the bottom of the Premier League as they try to retain their status in the division for at least one week. The Clarets boosted their hopes of survival with the surprising 3-0 away win over Brighton and Hove Albion at the weekend to move off the bottom of the table on goal difference. Norwich City were their replacement at the foot of the table after the 3-1 comeback defeat at Liverpool who are one of two teams in the battle for the league title alongside defending champions Manchester City.
The transfer window has seen some world-class players moving to the premier league from different clubs with them wanting to prove their worth at the best league in the world.
Kieran Trippier's move to big-spending Newcastle United is a fantastic example, with the talented Englishman joining from Atletico Madrid for over £12m, which is quite a lot for a right-back that is over 30 years old.
Scottish midfielder John McGinn is an important player at Aston Villa but he won't be available for the visit of Manchester United in the Premier League due to suspension. McGinn is suspended for the game due to the accumulation of yellow cards.