|Joules Kounde has reportedly made a dramatic U-Turn and will now sign for Barcelona instead of Chelsea. (Photo credit: Sky Sports)|
It’s that time of the season where everyone monitors breaking news and player movements, we bring to you the peak of the bunch as team try to bolster their squad ahead of the new season.
Barca beat Chelsea to Kounde?
Trusted journos reported on Friday night of Chelsea’s success on the potential acquisition of Sevilla defender Joules Kounde but news coming out of Spain this morning reports the reverse as Barcelona are set to announce the signing of the Frenchman
This will hurt the Stamford Bridge side after losing Raphinha to Barcelona and also losing Christensen to the same club on a free transfer. It will be a major coup for Barcelona who will be a major force to reckon with if this goes over the line.
Arsenal unveil Zinchenko, set sights on other targets
Arsenal confirmed the signing of Oleg Zinchenko from Manchester City and already handed him the number 35 jersey however, the Gunners are looking at other options for the midfield and left wing ahead of the new season.
Coach Mikel Arteta confirms the team needs to allow some player to leave following the arrival of first team reinforcements and the likes of Nicolas Pepe, Ainsley Maintland-Niles, Lucas Torreira and Pablo Mari need to leave for the potential arrivals of Youri Tielemans, Author and Cody Gakpo.
Harry Kane to Bayern Munich?
Sadio Mane may have joined the German Bundesliga champions but the club wants more reinforcements upfront and they’re going brave with a potential bid for England captain Harry Kane.
Tottenham won’t be easy to negotiate but club officials from Bayern Munich have confirmed their rich interest in the striker who attempted to leave the club in vain last season and will see the possibilities of landing him this summer but he won’t come cheap.
Werner to leave Chelsea?
Chelsea signed Raheem Sterling from Manchester City and growing beliefs from Stamford Bridge is that Timo Werner could be on his way out of the club following tales of poor relationship between the German and his manager.
Thomas Tuchel is believed to be critical of the former Leipzig forward’s displays and you wonder how that would pan out in the coming days considering the fact that Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech are still around to battle for the left-wing spot.
Wijnaldum to Roma?
Things that happen when players make decisions premised on money and not actually the opportunity to play football and grow even when they’re advanced in age.
Georgino Wijnaldum is not in PSG’s plans for the new season and he has been told to seek new challenges but only AS Roma are offering him a loan deal. PSG won’t mind and the player would probably take it too.