|Real Madrid announced the shock signing of Joselu from Espanyol after he scored 16 times last season. How well will he fit in at the Santiago Bernabeu? (Photo credit: Marca)|
The transfer window is in full swing, and from Harry Kane to Declan Rice and more, we bring you the peak of the bunch from the incomings and outgoings.
Nkunku joins Chelsea on a five-year deal.
Chelsea has announced the signing of RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku on a contract that runs until 2028. News broke out in October that the Blues had agreed a deal for the highly rated Frenchman; the deal is now official, and Nkunku will join Chelsea on the 1st of July when the club resumes for preseason.
Arsenal advanced with the Romeo Lavia deal.
Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia is believed to be on his way to Arsenal after the Gunners leveraged a relationship with the player’s agent. Arsenal reportedly has a £40 million bid planned and will submit it soon. Arsenal is also close to agreeing terms with Chelsea on Kai Havertz and dropped an improved bid worth £90 million for West Ham United for Declan Rice.
Newcastle considers Barella alternatives
Newcastle United are looking at AC Milan midfielder Sandro Tonali as an alternative to Nicolo Barella following Inter Milan’s refusal to budge on their £80 million asking price for the strong midfielder. Newcastle has also inquired about Chelsea’s Connor Gallagher and Leicester City’s James Madison as they make a return to the Champions League after twenty years.
PSG will target Harry Kane if Mbappe leaves.
Kylian Mbappe’s contract situation at PSG is the worst-kept secret, and Harry Kane’s desire to win something before his playing career ends is also well documented, and both parties are about to find a working solution. PSG would move for Kane if Mbappe does move on from the Paris club, and it’s just left to be seen how much Spurs would quote for him.
Real Madrid announce Joselu's signing.
Stranger things have happened, but Real Madrid's announcement of the signing of Espanyol striker Joselu beats anyone’s imagination. The Los Blancos had Harry Kane in their sights for a long time and also wanted Kylian Mbappe, but instead, they signed the Newcastle flop, and he will wear jersey number 14. Is he a smokescreen for Mbappe?