Roma deny Chelsea offer for Manolas

Roma have yet to receive any offers from Chelsea for Kostas Manolas, according to the Serie A club’s sporting director Monchi amid reports of an impending transfer. The Greece international has been linked with moves in the past, particularly to Arsenal and Chelsea, and was close to a departure last summer before a proposed move to Zenit St. Petersburg fell through. Now reports are rife Chelsea have made an offer to trigger the defender’s release clause said to be in the region of £38m but Monchi says that is not…

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Juventus sign Valencia defender Joao Cancelo for £35.5m

Juventus have signed Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo from Valencia for £35.5m on a five-year deal. Cancelo, who plays as a right back but can also play further forward, spent last season on loan at Inter Milan where he scored one goal in 26 Serie A appearances. The 24-year-old was included in Portugal’s 26-man preliminary squad for the ongoing World Cup in Russia but was eventually axed from Fernando Santos’ travelling party. Cancelo will be replacing Stephan Lichtsteiner, the veteran Swiss right back, who left to join Arsenal last month on a…

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Pastore completes Roma move from PSG

Roma have completed the signing of Argentina midfielder Javier Pastore from Paris St-Germain for £21.8m. The 29-year-old signed a five-year deal with the Champions League semi-finalists. Pastore joined PSG in 2011 for £37m and played more than 250 games, winning the domestic treble on three occasions but the French champions need to make £52.9m from player sales by the end of June to comply with financial fair play rules and have sanctioned the sale as a result. “The signing of Javier makes me very happy because we are talking about the sort of…

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Nainggolan joins Inter in £33m swap deal from Roma

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has joined Serie A rivals Inter Milan on a four-year contract. The deal values Nainggolan at £33m, with Inter paying £21m and including defender Davide Santon and midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo. Nainggolan, who joined Roma in 2014, only signed a new four-year deal with the club last summer. He reached the Champions League semi-finals with Roma in May. The move sees him reunited with former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti at the San Siro. “I am happy to have found him again,” said Nainggolan. “Why did I choose Inter? The…

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Report: Sarri released by Napoli as Chelsea move nears

Maurizio Sarri is set to become Chelsea’s next manager in the coming days after being released from his Napoli contract, according to reports in Italy. Napoli have already replaced Sarri with Carlo Ancelotti at the Stadio San Paolo, and has agreed a deal with Chelsea. However, he is still under contract with the Partenopei and the English side have been struggling to agree a compensation package with Chelsea said to have balked at Napoli’s asking price. Now though Neapolitan newspaper Il Mattino is reporting that Sarri’s contract has been resolved,…

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Juventus have no interest in Jack Wilshere move after Arsenal exit

Juventus have no interest in signing the Arsenal midfielder on a free transfer when his contract ends this month. The midfielder announced last week he would be seeking a new club after failing to get assurances of adequate playing time under new manager Unai Emery and now it seems one of the top clubs credited with an interest are no longer keen on a move. Wilshere has been linked with a move to the Italian champions for a while but according to reports will have to find a new club…

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Lucas Torreira hails Arsenal but remains coy on future

Lucas Torreira has hailed Arsenal as “one of the most important” clubs in the world, but he remained tight-lipped over his future as speculation grows he is set to swap Sampdoria for the Emirates. Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero said this week his club have accepted a €30 million offer for the midfielder, but with Torreira in Russia for Uruguay’s World Cup campaign, the deal has dragged on. “No, I don’t know [if a move to Arsenal will happen soon],” Torreira was quoted as saying in the Independent. “At the moment, the…

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Inter star Skriniar confirms Manchester United interest

Inter Milan defender Martin Skriniar has confirmed that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has expressed interest to sign him this summer. Mourinho has continued building his team for an assault on the Premier League with the capture of Fred from Shakhtar Donestk and the former Inter boss has now turned his attention towards the Slovakian centre-back. The 23-year-old however has reiterated his commitment to the San Siro club who are due to return to the Champions League after a six-year absence, and you can use your heart bingo promo code…

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Emre Can set for Juventus switch after medical

Emre Can has arrived in Turin ahead of a proposed move to Juventus on a free transfer from Liverpool. The Germany international was photographed upon his arrival at the Juventus Medical Centre where he was mobbed by fans waiting to catch a glimpse of their new signing. The Serie A champions have held a longstanding interest in the 24-year-old and were confident of securing his services despite interest from elsewhere. “We are optimistic about the positive end of negotiations with Emre Can,” club CEO Beppe Morata told Mediaset Premium in May.…

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Liverpool Transfer Gossip: Two new bids, and more news from Anfield

Liverpool have already stolen a march on their rivals in the transfer market by completing the signing of midfielder Fabinho from Monaco. The Merseysiders are obviously not done in the transfer market, and it appears that Jurgen Klopp aims to finish the business early in the transfer window. The Reds have been liked with Lyon forward Nabil Fekir for some time, and according to French outlet Le Parisien, the Reds have made an official offer worth £53million for the 24-year-old. Lyon President Jean Michel-Aulas is known as a sharp negotiator,…

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Serie A rivals in pursuit of Chelsea star

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata have endured a disappointing debut season in Premier League, and it appears he will be leaving the West London club in the summer. Morata’s stature has certainly fallen following his struggles in Antonio Conte’s side this season, and in the latest setback, he failed to make Spain’s squad for World Cup. However, there are still suitors for him in the transfer market, especially in Italy. Juventus’ interest in their former player has been reported for some time. These rumours have gained momentum in last few hours…

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Chelsea’s search for new manager continues as Conte’s exit appears imminent

Chelsea lifted their first silverware of the season after claiming a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the FA Cup final on Sunday. However, it doesn’t appear that cup success will be enough for club manager Antonio Conte to save his job at the West London club. The rumour market is abuzz with various reports linking the FA Cup winners with various candidates to replace their Italian manager. The Daily Express has claimed that Conte could get the sack within next 48 hours. Conte is in the final year of his contract,…

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Multiple names in frame as Arsenal step up their pursuit for a centre-back

Arsenal are yet to finalize on their new manager but that hasn’t stopped them from pursuing their targets in the transfer market. It’s not a secret that the Gunners want to bring a new centre-back at the club in the summer, and a number of names have been linked with the club in past one week. The Daily Telegraph has claimed that Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu is a top target for the North London club, and club’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat is pushing for a £35million deal for the…

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Big names linked with Manchester United. A huge summer coming up?

There is no doubt that the upcoming summer transfer window is going to be a huge one for Manchester United. The Red Devils were not stingy with money last summer either, but they still fell quite short of Manchester City in the title race. Jose Mourinho has failed to win the league title in his first two years with Manchester United, and it is crucial for the Portuguese manager that his side launch a serious title challenge next season. It is obvious that Mourinho needs to sign two-three big names…

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Jose Mourinho plans to raid former club, and more

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is planning a summer move for Chelsea star Willian, according to the latest report from the Mirror. Mourinho is a fan of the Brazilian from his days at the West London club, and he unsuccessfully tried to sign him last summer. He managed to bring Nemanja Matic to Old Trafford, but his move for Willian was thwarted by the Blues. Chelsea are reportedly looking to sign Anthony Martial from United in the summer, and it has provided Mourinho with an opportunity to involve Willian in a…

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Liverpool vs AS Roma – Betting Tips and Predictions

Both Liverpool and AS Roma were not expected to make this far in Champions League. But here they are, and they will go head-to-head in the first leg of their semi-final at Anfield on Tuesday. The Reds dismantled Premier League champions Manchester City quite easily in the last round, and on paper, they are favourites to make it to the final. Mohamed Salah will lead the Reds’ attack against his former side, and in his current form, he could single-handedly lead his side to a win. A heavily-rotated Liverpool side…

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Manchester United plan two midfield signings, top target identified and more

Manchester United have identified Napoli midfielder Jorginho as a possible summer signing, according to the Independent. The Red Devils originally wanted to sign Real Madrid star Tony Kroos, but they have apparently shifted their focus towards Jorginho as he is a more viable option to acquire in the market. United manager Jose Mourinho has been left impressed with Jorgino’s performance for title-chasing Napoli side this season. He believes that the 26-year-old can add much-needed creativity to his side. Since joining the Naples side from Verona in 2014, the Brazilian has…

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Liverpool News: No move for Alisson, Klopp wants another Serie A star

AS Roma president James Pallotta has dismissed suggestions that goalkeeper Alisson could be on his way to Liverpool in the summer. The Brazilian keeper, who joined Roma in 2016, has impressed with his performances this season, and the likes of Liverpool and Real Madrid are reportedly keeping tabs on him. However, Roma have no intentions of allowing the 25-year-old to leave the club anytime soon. “We have no intention of selling him,” he told Sky Italy. “I mean zero at all. I’m sure some people will probably come in with some…

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Barcelona vs AS Roma – Betting Tips and Predictions

Barcelona have bowed out in the quarterfinals of Champions League in last two editions, and they will be desperate to put things right this season. Barca will host AS Roma in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie at Nou Camp on Wednesday. The Catalans have been handed one of the easier ties at this stage, and they would be expected to progress comfortably. Barcelona are doing spectacularly well in the league, and they are yet to face a defeat this season. They look rather undefeatable at their…

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Juventus vs Real Madrid – Betting Tips and Predictions

In the repeat of last year’s final, European giants Juventus and Real Madrid will face each other in the first leg of their quarterfinal tie at Juventus Stadium on Saturday. The Old Lady lost 4-1 to Los Blancos in the final, but they would hope to have a much more say in the two-legged tie. On the domestic front, both sides have experienced contrasting seasons. Juventus have lost just two games all season in Serie A, and they sit at the top of the league. Coming into this game, they…

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Manchester United to reignite their interest in Arsenal star

The year was 2008, and both Arsenal and Manchester United were looking to sign teenager Aaron Ramsey from Cardiff City. The Gunners won the pursuit and signed the rising Welsh talent for a transfer fee of £4.8 million. Ten years later, Ramsey has matured into a fine central midfielder and is a crucial part of Arsene Wenger’s side. However, the 27-year-old will only have a year left in his current deal in the summer, and the situation has attracted interests in the midfielder. According to the latest report from the…

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Juventus – Betting Tips and Predictions

Tottenham Hotspur are favourites to progress ahead of the second leg of their Champions League round-16 tie with Juventus at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday. The North London club are looking to qualify for the last-eight of the competition for the second time in their history. Spurs had to overcome a disastrous start to come out with a 2-2 draw from the first leg in Turin. However, going into the second leg, they have a huge advantage owing to two away goals. Spurs come into the game following a comfortable 2-0…

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Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur – Betting Tips and Predictions

In arguably the most exciting contest of the round, Juventus will host Tottenham at Juventus Stadium in the first leg of the last-16 round of Champions League. The Italian giants have appeared in two of the last three finals of the competition, and they are one of the favourites this season. The Italian giants finished second behind Barcelona in their group, but they were undefeated at home in the group stage. Juventus are also involved in the title race in Italy, and they come into the game on the back…

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Five major Premier League signings possible in the last week of January window

It has been quite an eventful January, and a huge amount of talent has switched allegiances up until now. However, with only a week left in the window, we expect to see a bump in transfer activity and some major movement in the coming days. Here’s our take on five biggest Premier League transfers that are expected to take place in the last week of the ongoing transfer window. 5. Aymeric Laporte – Athletic Bilbao to Manchester City Manchester City can’t possibly imagine improving on their first half of the…

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Olympiacos vs Juventus- Betting Tips and Predictions

Olympiacos’ fate is sealed after failing to win any of the previous five games in Group D. The Greek side have only managed a point following the 0-0 draw against Barcelona at the Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis in late October. While a win here would be inconsequential for the home side, it would deal a big blow to Juventus’ title hopes if Sporting CP managed a draw at the Camp Nou.  Juventus reached last season’s finals but lost against Real Madrid in Cardiff. The Greek Super League defending champions head into…

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