Arsenal fail with a late bid for Fabinho, but signs look positive for the transfer window

Liverpool have made a huge statement in the transfer market by signing central midfielder Fabinho from Monaco for a transfer fee of £45m. Fabinho was linked with almost all major sides in Premier League over the course of last season, and his signing is a major coup for the Reds. However, there was a late twist in Fabinho’s move to Merseyside as Sky Sports has claimed that Arsenal made a last-minute attempt to hijack Liverpool’s move for the midfielder. The Gunners certainly missed out on a great opportunity to sign a…

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One down, four more to go for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

The Independent claims that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has drawn up a five-man wish-list for the ongoing transfer window. The Portuguese manager has already acquired one target in the form of Victor Lindelof from Benfica, and United are reportedly closing on the remaining four targets. The club announced on Saturday that they have agreed on a fee with Benfica for the Swedish centre-back, subject to a medical examination, international clearance and personal terms. After completing the acquisition of the 22-yeear-old, United have turned their attentions towards two strikers. Wayne…

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Manchester clubs battle for defender, Mourinho also interested in City reject

Manchester clubs are set to go head-to-head in pursuit of Monaco right-back Fabinho, according to the Sun. United have held a long-term interest in the Brazilian and were also linked with him during summer. However, according to the latest report, Guardiola’s City are set to join United in pursuit of the 22-year-old. City are actively looking for a new right-back as both of their current right-backs Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta have crossed 30, and both will be out of contract in the summer. The Citizens were also linked with…

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