Done Deals And Transfer Updates On Sancho, Willian, Havertz, And Others
Gooday and welcome to another day in the football transfer market. Here are the latest done deals and rumors from top clubs and around Europe.
Liverpool have made Greek defender Kostas Tsimikas their first signing of the summer.
After failing to get Norwich’s Jamal Lewis, Jurgen Klopp had to change focus to Greece to get the Olympiakos right back.
The 24-year-old has signed a five-year contract on a transfer fee of £11.5m. He has been assigned jersey number 21.
Stoke City has made the loan deal of defender James Chester a permanent deal by giving him a one year contract.
31-year-old Chester joined the Championship side from Aston Villa in January as was able to help them escape relegation.
French club Bordeaux has appointed former coach Jean-Louis Gasset as its new manager.
Jean-Louis Gasset has also worked as assistant coach of PSG and the France national team.
Newly promoted EPL team Leeds United have brought in 18 years old Joe Gelhardt from Wigan Athletic.
He plays as a forward and will be with them until 2024.
Also, the Championship champions have secured third successive loan deal for Manchester City winger Jack Harrison.
Villarreal has taken Takefusa Kubo from Real Madrid on a season-long loan deal.
The 19-year-old winger arrived Real from Yokohama in 2019 and was sent on loan to Mallorca where he impressed scoring 4 times in 35 matches.
Despite the deadline by Dortmund being elapsed, Manchester United is not giving up on their pursuit of Jadon Sancho.
Dortmund have said Sancho is not for sale, but United have made the 20 years old a major target and will keep pushing.
Chelsea will have to battle off Lazio for the signature of Sevilla left-back Sergio Ruguilon.
The Italian club has reportedly joined the race to acquire his services.
Kai Havertz’s move to Chelsea took a major boost following Bayer Leverkusen’s elimination from the Europa League.
The German club was beaten 2-1 by Inter Milan, a match where Havertz got his team’s only goal.
He can now concentrate on matters concerning his future and a possible move to Chelsea.
The reported transfer of David Silva to Lazio could be completed today according to sources.
Silva would officially become a free agent at the end of City’s Champions League campaign.
French midfielder Blaise Matuidi is close to joining David Beckham’s MLS side Inter Miami on a free transfer.
Although he had one year left on his contract, Juve are set to terminate it so the move can be made possible.
Matuidi joined Juventus in 2017 from PSG and has featured in over 130 matches for the Old Ladies.
According to the Evening Standard, Willian has reportedly undergone his medicals for his move to Arsenal.
The deal is set to be completed this week with the Brazilian being handed his wanted 3-year contract.
Turkish club Besiktas are interested in Arsenal’s youngster Ries Nelson.
They are looking to secure a season-long loan deal for the 20-year-old.
Question: Is Jadon Sancho worth all the hype and attention he is getting? Should Manchester United forget about him and sign someone else?