|Ansu Fathi could be lining up in the premier league this season after he announced his intention to leave Barcelona this summer. (Photo credit: GOAL)|
As we dive deep into the transfer window, we look at some top deals, brewing rumors, and potential transfers from all around the world of football.
Ansu Fathi to the Premier League?
Spanish midfield sensation Ansu Fathi has made it clear that he wants to leave Barcelona and will not be signing a new deal. The young lad was touted to be their new Lionel Messi, but injury and poor form have limited his game time; he has now made up his mind to leave, and premier league clubs are on red alert as they’re set to scramble for his signature.
Liverpool turns to Wataru Endo after Caicedo snubs
Liverpool has submitted an official bid for Stuttgart defensive midfield talent Wataru Endo, and the deal is expected to happen in the coming days. The Kops lost out to Chelsea on Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, with the latter upset that the Kops deprioritized him in search of the Ecuadorian. Liverpool’s €18 million bid has been accepted, and he will join in the coming days.
Cole Palmer to leave City?
Manchester City’s star of the night against Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup, Cole Palmer, could well leave Manchester City on loan this summer in search of playing time. Pep Guardiola has refused to dismiss his potential exit despite scoring against Arsenal in the Shield Cup as well as the leveller against Sevilla on Wednesday night.
Ziyech set for Galatasaray medical
Hakim Ziyech could finally leave Chelsea this week after undergoing medicals at Galatasaray ahead of a move away from Stamford Bridge. The Moroccan winger had failed medicals at Al Hilal, ending his chance of moving to Saudi Arabia, and also couldn’t agree on terms with AC Milan, which was interested in him earlier in the window.
Hugo Lloris is near Lazio.
Former Tottenham and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is on his way to Italian side SS Lazio after the club president contacted him personally. Claudio Lotito spoke to Lloris, and he is interested in moving to Serie A. Lloris left Tottenham at the end of last season after his contract expired, and he also retired from national team football.