BY BONIFACE MUUSYA – European Clubs are in high gear, moving to secure hot targets for the 2019-2020 football season.
We navigate the biggest transfer news of the day in the world of football.
Chelsea have confirmed Charly Musonda has joined Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem. Musonda, 22, joined the Dutch side on a temporary deal last season but injury restricted him to just one appearance.
David Ospina leaves for Napoli on a permanent deal. Following the arrival of Bernd Leno, Ospina requested go on loan in order to gain proper playing time, which has now resulted in a permanent deal with Napoli, from Arsenal.
Tottenham are closing in on a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos. Liverpool and Arsenal have also been linked with the 22-year-old who is likely to cost an upwards of £40m.
Nemanja Matic set for future talks with Man United manager Ole Gunnar. The Serbian earlier told critics to blame him for Manchester United’s lack of leaders during a awful campaign in which the club finished sixth.
Arturo Vidal is a target of new Inter boss Antonio Conte. The Chilean wouldn’t have a problem returning to Inter and, more importantly, working under Conte again. Barcelona will demand around 22 million Euros for the midfielder.
AS Roma are interested in signing striker Gonzalo Higuain. According to reports, Roma have prepared their first offer for Higuain; Giallorossi ready to offer Juventus 9 million euros for the loan of the player plus an option to purchase him permanently at 27 million euros.
Arsenal have made contact with Gremio to discuss a possible deal for Walter Kannemann. Emery has been tracking Kannemann for some time and Gremio are valuing the 28-year-old at around 12 million euros.
Napoli have joined the race to sign Mauro Icardi. Napoli could be preparing to offer the Nerazzurri Italian winger Lorenzo Insigne as part of the deal to sign Icardi. This would make little logical sense for Napoli, who Insigne has been perhaps the strongest player of the past few seasons