Real Madrid target three Cristiano Ronaldo replacements, including Bayern Munich star while Chelsea board back Antonio Conte with stunning summer budget, here are transfer updates today.
5. Arsenal blow in Lacazette pursuit
Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette by the news that the French star has chosen to join Atletico Madrid, according to L’Equipe.
The France international is reportedly willing to wait it out at Lyon and sign for Atletico in January due to the La Liga clubs ban on transfers.
Atletico are reportedly willing to spend £44million on Lacazette, who scored 37 goals for Lyon last season.
4. Revealed: Real Madrid eye three Ronaldo replacements
Real Madrid already have some ideas in mind were Cristiano Ronaldo to walk, and they include Juventus star Paulo Dybala, Monaco youngster Kylian M’Bappe and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, the Calciomercato reported.
The Portuguese star has stunned the Champions League Winners saying he wants to leave, a decision which many suspect has something to do with his €14.7 million tax evasion case.
3. Ronaldo Could Make Manchester United Return?
Unhappy Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo could make a sansational return to Manchester United because of his love for the Premier League club, according to reports in Europe.
The Portuguese forward, who left the Red Devils for Real Madrid back in 2009, has informed Los Blancis officials of his desire to move on following accusations in Spain that he avoided paying €14.7 million in tax between 2011 and 2014.
United are a team close to Ronaldo‘s heart, as he was quoted in 2014 by the Telegraph as saying: “I love Manchester
“Everyone knows that. Manchester is in my heart.
“I left many good friends there. The supporters are amazing and I wish I can come back one day.”
2. Chelsea to Back Antonio Conte With £250m Budget
Chelsea are ready to back Antonio Conte with £250 million worth of transfers this summer, according to the Mirror.
Despite reports that Conte is unhappy with the Blues, plans to sign a host of big-names will continue, though there has been no progress in inking the manager to a new deal that would make him the highest-paid manager in club history.
1. Leicester’s £50million price tag on Schmeichel
Manchester United and Liverpool will have to pay £50 million if they want Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, according to The Sun.
The Foxes are reluctant to part with the Denmark international and will demand a record-breaking transfer fee in any deal.