Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Thursday, 6th June, 2019

Latest Transfer News Across The Globe

With the transfer window officially opened in England, other European countries as well as other continents, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well.

Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season.

Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here.


PSG eyes David De Gea move

Paris Saint-Germain are said to have put together a lucrative deal to tempt David De Gea away from Manchester United, according to ESPN.

The goalkeeper has just a year left on his contract and no new deal is yet to be agreed with the Old Trafford leadership.

PSG believes given the current situation, and Gianluigi Buffon’s departure, they could tempt the Spaniard with a lucrative wage packet and Champions League football.

Klopp wants Liverpool to offer Matip new deal

Liverpool coach, Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to reward Joel Matip with a new contract, according to the Evening Standard.

Matip has recorded outstanding performances in the heart of the Liverpool defence alongside Virgil van Dijk.

His current deal will expire in the summer of 2020.

Arsenal interested in signing Russian striker, Chalov

Arsenal are among several other top clubs interested in signing Russian wonderkid, Fedor Chalov, according to Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old caught the attention of several scouts after his Champions League performance where he scored against Arsenal as well as Real Madrid.

Monaco and Sevilla are also said to be interested in the CSKA Moscow forward who still has three years left on his current contract.

Four clubs battle for Dembele’s signature

According to L’Equipe, English premier league trio of Manchester United, Liverpool, and Arsenal alongside Spanish giants, Barcelona are set to battle it out for the signature of Lyon striker Moussa Dembele.

The 22-year old French forward has lit up Ligue 1 since returning to his homeland from Scotland, scoring 23 goals in all competitions.

United are however believed to be leading the race to land the striker.

Inzaghi gets new Lazio deal

Lazio have offered Simone Inzaghi a new deal which runs through 2021.

The club posted the development on its official Twitter account on Thursday.

Daniel James undergoes Man Utd medicals

According to goal, Daniel James is undergoing a medical ahead of his planned move to Manchester United from Swansea.

The Wales international winger is rumoured to coast around £15 million ($19m).

Schalke wants Everton defender

Schalke are monitoring 22-year-old Everton defender, Jonjoe Kenny, Bild reports.

The two clubs have already opened trade talks for the player who made nine Premier League appearances in 2018-19.

Crystal Palace and Burnley are also reported to be targeting Kenny.

Arsenal launch €25m bid for Meunier

Arsenal have reportedly launched a €25m (£22m/$28m) bid for Paris Saint-Germain right-back Thomas Meunier, according to TMW.

The full-back who has just a year left on his PSG contract is seen as an ideal player for the Gunners with first-choice Hector Bellerin, set to miss the start of next season due to injury.

Stephan Lichtsteiner has departed the London club, with Arsenal said to be willing to offload Carl Jenkinson, which would leave Ainsley Maitland-Niles as the only other option in the position.

Dortmund keeping tabs on Wendel

German club, Borussia Dortmund are monitoring Sporting midfielder Wendel, according to Portuguese outlet Record.

Scouts are said to be monitoring the 21-year-old who is currently playing with Brazil at the Toulon tournament.

Wendel made 33 appearances for Sporting in the 2018-19 season and still has four years left on his current contract.

Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard deal

Real Madrid finally agreed to a €100 million (£88.5m) transfer fee with Chelsea for Eden Hazard, making him the most expensive 28-year-old signing in the history of the game.

However, the Chelsea star is behind Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of players above 27 years of age to be signed at €100 million or above.

That will be all for now. Naija News will be on the ground to give you latest information on transfers across the globe as they break.

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