Chelsea failed in a massive bid, also linked with Bundesliga playmaker

Chelsea have failed with a massive £44m bid for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, according to the reports in Italy. Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri, who works for beIN Sports and Gazzetta dello Sport, claims that Italian champions Juventus have rejected the huge bid from the Blues and they have made it very clear that they have no intention of letting go of the Brazilian. Chelsea have bid 50m€ for Juventus' Alex Sandro. Rejected. — Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) June 11, 2017 The 26-year-old, who joined the Turin club from Porto for €26 million…

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Leverkusen star denies Chelsea move

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu has debunked recent reports which carried his quotes claiming that he has agreed to join Chelsea in the summer. Turkish publication Fanatik recently published a report quoting the Turkish international as saying: “God willing, I will be a Chelsea player next season.” On his Twitter account, the 22-year-old made it very clear that he has never talked about Chelsea in the press. I said nothing about Chelsea in the press & didn't talk to any Turkish journalist – neither about the court decision nor about…

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Leverkusen star Hakan Calhanoglu banned for 4 months by FIFA

Turkish international Hakan Calhanoglu has been banned from playing professional football for four months by FIFA. BREAKING! @hakanc10 has been suspended by FIFA for four months and will miss the rest of the 2016/17 #Bundesliga season. More to follow. pic.twitter.com/Gzz6WLK5tq — Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) February 2, 2017 The Court of Arbitration for Sport has supported FIFA’s verdict of imposing the ban on Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder. Calhanoglu (22) will now miss the rest of the season and must pay Trabzonspor a fine of 100,000 Euros (£85,900). Turkish club Trabzonspor had claimed that…

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Man United send scouts to watch Bayer Leverusen starlet Hakan Calhanoglu

Manchester United are believed to be closing in on a deal to sign highly-rated Bayer Leverkusen youngster Hakan Calhanoglu, according to the Daily Express. United were linked with a £26.4m move for the midfielder at the tail end of the summer transfer window (via Express) only to see the deal fail to get off the ground. The Express claims that the player had been left unimpressed by Leverkusen’s decision to sell star striker Son Heung Min so late in the window, and similarly looked to book his own exit out…

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Man United gossip: De Gea to be brought back into first team squad and Martial signs as world’s most expensive teen

Wednesday’s biggest Man United news and gossip. Manchester United have completed the £36m signing of Monaco forward Anthony Martial, making him the world’s most expensive teenage footballer, the BBC reports. The fee could rise to £58m. Manchester United made a late £26.4m bid to sign midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, 21, from Bayer Leverkusen, according to Turkish Football. Speaking live on the Derin Futbol show Turkish football pundit Ertem ?ener claimed that United are expected to make a €36 million offer before the transfer deadline. United believe that goalkeeper David De Gea,…

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Manchester United to follow Anthony Martial move with £26.4m bid for Bundesliga playmaker

Manchester United are set to follow up the seemingly imminent deal for Monaco forward Anthony Martial (via Metro), by making a £26.4m move for Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Hakan Calhanoglu, according to Turkish Football. Turkish Football report that according to pundit Ertem Sener, the Red Devils plan to make the late attempt to bring the attacking midfielder to Old Trafford, and are willing to make the huge offer to seal the move. The 21-year-old has justified the amount of hype surrounding him at the moment by making a scintillating start to…

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Man United gossip: De Gea STAYS as Madrid move falls through and Martial arrives for medical

Transfer deadline day’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour roundup. David De Gea’s £29m move from Manchester United to Real Madrid has collapsed because the necessary paperwork was not submitted in time, the BBC reports. No official announcement has yet been made by either club. Manchester United are set to complete the £36m signing of 19-year-old Monaco forward Anthony Martial, according to the BBC. The striker, who has been linked with Arsenal, was allowed to leave the France squad on Monday for a medical with Louis van Gaal’s side.…

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