The January transfer window seems like a distant memory, but that doesn’t mean the rumor mill has shut down! The speculation about summer movements is heating up. So check out the latest gossip below and check out all the official offers here.
TOP STORY: Werner has to fight for Chelsea’s stay
Chelsea striker Timo Werner According to the Evening Standard, Thomas Tuchel faces a race ahead of summer to prove his worth. That news comes with the boss ready to finalize his plans as the German walks into his first transfer window in London.
Tuchel is said to be a great admirer of the Manchester City veteran Sergio Aguero, whose contract ends this summer, which means he can move to Stamford Bridge for free.
Also with a view to the Argentine Borussia Dortmund Talisman Erling Haaland remains Tuchel’s top priority, the report says, which is also the case with many of Europe’s largest clubs.
Olivier GiroudThe contract expires in the summer while there were questions Tammy AbrahamWerner’s future, but also Werner’s long-term position, is uncertain.
In Germany it was reported that the 25-year-old may not be able to leave until the summer despite joining RB Leipzig. However, according to the report, no such talks have been held.
However, Tuchel will have discussions with advisors Marina Granovskaia and Petr Cech about what will be needed to move the club forward and Werner’s failure to show a clinical lead in front of goal is cited as the main reason for another front man to top the priority list.
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– It always seems more likely that Erik Lamela will leave Tottenham Hotspur in the summer and Calciomercato suggest that Argentina’s destination could be Napoli. AC Milan and Bologna also want the 29-year-old, who is likely to repay a fee of between € 5 million and € 10 million. Lamela is said to be ready to pay half his wages to play in the stadium that was once adorned by Diego Maradona.
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– AC Milan is happy with Fikayo TomoriFabrizio Romano reports that performances have been on loan since the Chelsea center-back so they hope to sign the 23-year-old on a permanent basis. However, there have been no talks with Chelsea yet and a decision will not be made until May, the report said. The Blues’ current stance is that the € 28million option to make the move permanent must be paid for in full or in full for Tomori returns to Stamford Bridge.
– Everton has received a boost in pursuing Norwich City as a right-back Max AaronsAccording to Football Insider, the Canaries will be ready to let the 22-year-old go if his £ 30million valuation is met by the club. That is said to be the case regardless of whether Norwich ensures promotion out of the championship this season – which is likely – which means Aarons may follow former teammate Ben Godfrey to Goodison Park.
– – Marc-Oliver KempfThe current contract with Stuttgart expires in summer 2022 and he calls for the insertion of a release clause that is lower than the club is willing to accept, reports Kicker. Against this background, the Bundesliga team could try to discharge the 26-year-old central defender so as not to lose him in vain. Eintracht Frankfurt and Lazio are among the German clubs.
– Ligue 1 and Eredivisie clubs are looking to sign the young Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Thimothee Lo-Tutalaas reported by Foot Mercato. The 18-year-old Frenchman has played for Spurs’ U18 but has attracted attention and could be looking Noni Madueke as inspiration after the winger left the Spurs youth system to play football at PSV Eindhoven on a regular basis.