Football update: United Confirm 3 Signings, Chelsea Agree Deal, Update On Lacazette, Sarr, Ola And Sancho
On today’s episode of transfer news, I bring to your all you need to know about transfers that happened in the last 24-hours.
Manchester United Confirm Three New Signings.
Manchester United have officially confirmed the signing of 16-year old Marc Jurado from Barcelona and 17-year old Alvaro Fernandez from from Real Madrid. Another deal also sees Isak Hansen join up with the club from Tromso. This three additions are the latest in Manchester United’s aggressive recruitment at youth level.
That deal for Jason Sancho has yet to happen even if personal terms and agent fees have been agreed. Dortmund’s £100m asking price is the only obstacle and a deal is most likely to happen if the German side will make a compromise. That is why the Star reports that the Reds are thinking of ending their interest in the 20-year-old and looking at other alternatives.
Watford forward Ismaila Sarr is being targeted by Liverpool according to Football Insider. The 22-year old who is the Hornets’ record signing is one of those likely to be sacrificed as the club look to battle the financial implications that comes with relegation.
Mendy To Chelsea.
Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is all but set to join premier league side Chelsea. Italian sports journalist Fabrizio Romanoreports that a bid has been accepted and the goalkeeper will fly to London for his medical in the next few days.
Declan Rice To Chelsea.
The blues are considering a bid for the Wesham midfielder. The only obstacle is that they are not ready to meet Westham’s £80m asking price.
Santo On New Deal.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is close to agreeing a new deal with the premier league side. His current deal will expire in a year and the BBC reports that he is on the verge of agreeing a new contract.
Ola Aina Joins Fulham.
Ex-chelsea player Ola Aina has joined up with premier league side Fulham on a one year loan. The Nigerian international joins from Italian side Torino with an option to stay permanently.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has voiced his displeasure at rumours linking him with a move to Atletico Madrid in a swap deal with Thomas Party. The Frenchman voiced his disapproval in an interview with Spanish newspaper L’Equipe: