There seem to be nothing beneficial for Man United in the expected move of Belgium international striker Romelu Lukaku from the club to Italian Serie A outfit Inter Milan aside the fee that would be paid.
Romelu Lukaku had a frustrating last season and has opted to leave the club by declaring his love for Serie A, while Inter Milan new manager Antonio Conte is also a fan of the striker.
The Red Devils had, therefore, made an arrangement to snap up another player in addition to the fee that would be paid but that will not happen as it has been rejected.
An attempt by Man United to have included defender Milan Skriniar in a potential deal was rejected, according to reports in Italy.
Man United are desperate to rebuild their team and have a need for defenders with the Inter Milan player tipped to be a good deal for the club but that hope is ended.
This remains a blow to the Red Devils knowing that the demand of £75 million for the Belgium international would not be met by the Serie A outfit.
However, it is expected that negotiations would only be centered on the 26-year-old for a deal.
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Arsenal’s hope of making some money through transfer activities have been further strengthened with Sky Sports reporting that three clubs have been confirmed to have shown interest in the signature of Ainsley Maitland Niles this summer window.
The North London outfit are reported to be willing to let go of most of their players to be able to cash in for expected new recruits to the Emirates Stadium and a long list of names have been drawn.
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One of the surprise names of names on the list is Ainsley Maitland Niles who is known to be a utility player as a midfielder and defender. It is reported that manager Mikel Arteta is unhappy about his inclusion but he is helpless after the board insisted.
However, Sky Sports claim that three clubs, including two Premier League sides and one German Bundesliga team are all in the race and will submit a bid for the 22-year-old in the coming days.
The North London outfit have valued at £30 million and it is expected to go for the highest bidder and the club that is ready to offer him a good deal of weekly wage and that is expected to happen before the end of the summer transfer window.
EPL: How Pirlo’s appointment has caused tension in Man United’s camp
Man United will now have to work harder to keep French midfielder Paul Pogba at the club following the appointment of Andrea Pirlo as the head coach of Juventus.
The Red Devils had earlier believed that the World Cup winner is now happy at the Old Trafford, especially with his recent form but that can change in a twinkle of an eye with Pirlo’s influence at Juventus.
The end is yet to be heard of Juventus’ interest in their former player, Paul Pogba and the latest is being linked with the sack of former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri and the appointment of Andrea Pirlo.
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It is reported that Andrea Pirlo have great impact on Paul Pogba and has been backed to make a move for him which could force the player to consider leaving the Old Trafford this summer window.
Andrea Pirlo is also reported to begin his rebuilding of Juventus from the midfield and will bring in new faces at the midfield to help carry out his formations.
However, Man United will do all it takes to keep Paul Pogba as they are already planning to hand him a new contract deal which means he will no longer be available for a return to the Serie A outfit.
EPL: Those prolonging Sancho’s Man United deal exposed
Man United have continued to trail the signature of England international winger Jadon Sancho from German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund and are yet to make any headway.
Both teams have been on the negotiation table and that has been ongoing for the past weeks, yet there is no breakthrough for the Red Devils as the asking price of £100 million can not be met.
However, it is claimed there are a lot of barriers in the deal despite the fact that all parties involved want a deal to happen because of the huge fee involved.
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Man United are reportedly surprised when told to negotiate a deal for Jadon Sancho through his agent, Emeka Obasi. Also, Dortmund have also involved Marco Lichtsteiner as an intermediary in the deal which makes it more complicated.
Meanwhile, the Red Devils have a deadline of August 10 to complete the deal and are very positive that they will do so even after the expiration of the deadline as they are committed to having him at the club.
However, United will continue talks with both agents and intermediary to ensure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s primary target is at the Old Trafford in the coming season as the England international is also interested in the move.
EPL: How Solskjaer may face Smalling disappointment
Chris Smalling spent last season at the Italian Serie A outfit AS Roma on a loan deal but returned to the Old Trafford to hand hope of more options to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for next season.
The Man United player was very impressive with AS Roma and it was expected that they will strike a deal to keep him at the club on a permanent basis is but an agreement was not reached.
After seeing Chris Smalling impress in the Serie A, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants him to come as part of the plans for next season as he hailed his performance.
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However, the latest report claims that ole Gunnar Solskjaer might not have Chris Smalling at the club next season as he is already interesting Inter Milan.
The report claims that Inter Milan paid attention to the 30-year-old when he was with AS Roma and are willing to give him the chance with a lucrative offer at the club.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that Chris Smalling loved his stay in Italy and will jump at any opportunity with Inter Milan ready to meet the Red Devils’ valuation.
Age factor remains a reason why Man United will not insist on Chris Smalling’s stay at the Old Trafford.
EPL TRANSFER: How Arsenal plan to “force” Partey deal
From all indications, North London outfit Arsenal are desperate to land Atletico Madrid midfielder, Thomas Partey this summer transfer window.
The Gunners manager, Mikel Arteta is desperate to add depth to his midfield and has identified the Ghanaian international midfielder as the best man to take up the role in the coming season.
However, Kike Marin reports that Mikel Arteta is hoping to “force” Atletico Madrid to agree on a deal for Thomas Partey by offering three players to the Spanish outfit.
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Hector Bellerin, Lucas Torriera, and Alexandre Lacazette are the three players the North London outfit are willing to offer Atletico Madrid so as to have them release him.
It is reported that Atletico Madrid are interested in the signature of Lucas Torriera or Hector Bellerin but they do not seek a swap deal, rather a separate negotiation, especially for Alexandre Lacazette.
A list of names have been drawn up at the Emirates Stadium for the exit door as manager Mikel Arteta hopes to create some space for new signings as well as cash in from them to be able to sponsor deals.
One of the surprise names on the list is the French striker as he is believed to have a future at the club.
EPL: Man United ready to answer Napoli’s call for defender
The latest report has claimed that the English Premier League outfit, Man United will reignite their interest in Italian Serie A outfit, Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, and submit a bid for him this summer transfer window.
The Red Devils have been following Kalidou Koulibalysince Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho was in charge at the Old Trafford but are yet to have a breakthrough in the chase.
Kalidou Kouliably’s fee has been the issue over time and it is set to be settled with Napoli president stating that the defender will be allowed to leave the club for the right amount.
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This development, therefore, means that Red Devils will pay the sum of £80 million to meet with the valuation of Napoli for him.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to boost his team with new legs in this summer transfer window and one of his focuses is the defensive department which he seeks to reinforce.
The Red Devils will have to finalize the deal for their primary target, Jadon Sancho from German Bundesliga outfit, Borussia Dortmund before facing other deals.
Man United have been delayed on the negotiation table for the England international winger as they are unwilling to pay £100 million.
EPL: How John Hartson spoils Arsenal transfer plans
Arsenal have been handed a major blow with John Hartson suggesting that their transfer target and Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard should not be sold this summer window for a fee less than £40 million.
The Gunners are reported to be interested in the signature of the Celtic striker but have not valued him as high as £40 million but with the latest development, they could be forced to push their offer to meet the suggested fee by the former player.
He stated that Odsonne Edouard is highly needed by the club and the manager but for the need to cash in, they will be forced to sell him. John Hartson, therefore, urged Celtic to make good use of the opportunity to earn.
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He stressed that Odsonne Edouard should not be allowed to go for a cheap price, stressing that the benefits must be high if a player with such quality leaves the club.
The North London outfit will hope to have Odsonne Edouard at the Emirates Stadium if French striker Alexandre Lacazette leaves the club this summer transfer window.
Despite his influence in the team, Alexandre Lacazette emerged as a surprise name on the list of those expected to leave the North London club this summer transfer window.
EPL: Arsenal told its £27m or not for Porto Midfielder
FC Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira is a major target for Arsenal this summer transfer window but he will not be available for any cheap price.
The Gunners have been told that they will have to pay about £27 million if they must capture the FC Porto midfielder as Portuguese news outlet O Jogo claims Danilo Pereira is free and available to the club this summer transfer window.
Arsenal have valued Danilo Pereira for £18 million and will be set for the negotiation table to be able to convince FC Porto but that could be pretty difficult, a task to carry out.
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However, a fee of £27 million was rejected for Danilo Pereira last season by FC Porto but with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the club, he will be used to source some funds.
With Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi set to leave the club this summer window, the coming of Danilo Pereira will make the team better with more depth.
The North London club is already in talks with Spanish La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid for the signature of Ghanian international midfielder, Thomas Partey but will consider Danilo Pereira as an option if they fail to convince the La Liga outfit.