Its a weekend and European clubs have starting their pre-season training while also monitoring African stars at the #TotalAFCON2019 ongoing in Egypt, Footytool brings you all the latest;
Frenkie de Jong says he would like to see his ex-teammate from Ajax Matthijs de Ligt join him at Camp Nou, but that he cannot make up the defender’s mind for him.
Tottenham are closing in on a deal for Real Madrid outcast Dani Ceballos.
Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly convinced Ceballos of his importance to Spurs.
Manchester United will miss out on Dinamo Zagreb youngster Dani Olmo because Tottenham already have an agreement with the Spanish midfielder’s agent.
Only three players completed 20+ take-ons and created 20+ chances in the 2018-19 Europa League:
Eden Hazard (36 & 23)
Willian (30 & 37)
Dani Olmo (30 & 20)
Roma youngster Nicolo Zaniolo is caught in a tug-of-war between Tottenham and Juventus. The Giallorossi could strike a deal for Juve forward Gonzalo Higuain by allowing Zaniolo to move to Turin while Spurs are ready to include Toby Alderweireld in any agreement.
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski will sign a new contract with the Bavarian giants taking him through until the summer of 2023.
Lille forward Nicolas Pepe has spoken with Liverpool, according to the French side’s president, Gerard Lopez, who says they must now make an offer for the wide forward.
Arsenal have turned their attention to Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez as a cheaper alternative to Wilfried Zaha.
Youri Tielemans is on the verge of completing a permanent move to Leicester City.
The Belgium international impressed on loan at the Premier League side from Monaco last season and they have moved to land him on a long-term deal.
Arsenal are preparing an offer to take troubled winger Malcom off of Barcelona’s hands
Paris Saint-Germain have offered Real Madrid the chance to sign Neymar this summer
AC Milan and Roma are still leading the race to sign Jordan Veretout this summer, even though the midfielder has joined Fiorentina in their pre-season preparations
Napoli have entered talks with Valencia over star striker Rodrigo
Milan are interested in Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes, and have inquired about his potential price.
Arsenal are hoping the likes of Carl Jenkinson, Calum Chambers or Mohamed Elneny will be enough to lower Crystal Palace’s asking price for Wilfried Zaha