Mahrez to extend at City, Brighton goes on a spending spree
|Riyad Mahrez is set to renew his contract at Manchester City, ending speculation about a potential move away. (Photo credit: Sky Sports)
We’ll update the list from time to time as news emerge
from leading transfer news outlets across the world of football
City table fresh contracts before Mahrez
to widespread reports that say otherwise, Manchester City are set to
offer Riyad Mahrez a new contract after the winger played a starring
role in the club's Premier League-winning campaign, according to the Daily
Mahrez has won two Premier League titles and an FA
Cup since moving to the Etihad from Leicester. He also helped Pep Guardiola’s
side reach the Champions League final last season where they lost 1-0 to
Hudson-Odoi for Coman?
Remember how it went down when Bayern Munich wanted to
raid Chelsea for Callum Hudson-Odoi less than two years ago? Well they’re back
for him and they don’t mind throwing in their flying Frenchman Kingsley Coman.
Chelsea really don’t have a need to sell or be pressured
to, although a front-man is their priorities as they eye Erling Braut Haaland
but reports emerging over the weekend say Chelsea may consider Robert
Lewandowski but as at today, Bayern are considering using Coman as the bait for
Andy Carroll leaves Newcastle on a free
Steve Bruce has confirmed that Andy Carroll has
been released by Newcastle.
Carroll was among the list of players released at the end
of June but some reports suggested he would be kept on a one-year deal.
However, speaking after Newcastle lost 1-0 to York in
pre-season, Bruce said: “I had a conversation with Andy. I think he wants to go
“I wish the lad all the best. I hope it goes well for the
rest of his career. He’s certainly been a big help to me in the last couple of
years, that’s for sure.”
Brighton plotting moves on Ben White windfall
Brighton and Hove are about to spend their pending 50m
Pounds expected to come in from Arsenal on a number of talents across Europe
with Sky Sports reporting a €17m bid for Barcelona striker Martin Braithwaite
and Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard.
Goal scoring was a big issue at Brighton last season as
they had nothing worthy of note to show for their high presses and xG.
Either of the two will be a good fit for the Seagulls as
they hope to have a season of comfort outside the drop zone.
United plan to keep Lingard
United are ready to keep Jesse Lingard after an amazing loan spell at Westham
last season where he was a big hit.
have made strong approach to have him back but United have come out to say the
28 year old is very much in their plans for the new season and he will not be
allowed to leave.