Inter and Juventus to fight over Paris Saint-Germain star

Inter Milan are readying a massive €78M bid for 24-year-old PSG midfielder Marco Verratti, according to a report by Repubblica this morning. Following their takeover by the Chinese Suning Group last summer, Inter have made waves in the transfer market, with players like Gabriel Barbosa, Joao Mario and Antonio Candreva making big money moves to the Milan club. The new Chinese owners are keen to bring the club back to its winning ways, and this new bid is a clear statement of intent. They will come under fierce competition from rivals…

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Leicester City to try their luck at beating top clubs for the “next Suarez”

Leicester City have been busy this summer, preparing their Premier League title defence. Now, the Foxes have joined an elite group of teams trying to lure Brazilian starlet Gabriel Barbosa to Europe. Leicester are prepared to make a bid of £25 million for the 19-year-old forward, who is currently representing Brazil at the Olympic Games in Rio, and are scheduled to meet the Santos player’s representatives next week, according to a report by The Sun. Serie A champions Juventus seemed very close to signing the player known by the name…

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Arsenal targeting a quartet of new signings

Arsene Wenger is currently undertaking an intensify effort to strengthen his Arsenal squad ahead of the new season, as the club are being heavily linked with moves for a quartet of new players, according to the Independent. Wenger interested in defensive duo High on the French manager’s list of priorities this summer is to bolster his defensive options, which he is understood to be interested in doing by signing Manchester City’s Jason Denayer and Matthias Ginter of Borussia Dortmund. In order to sign the defensive duo, Wenger’s is willing to…

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Manchester City to outbid competition in race for ‘the new Neymar’

With Pep Guardiola arriving at Manchester City, the Premier League giants were primed to hit hard on the summer transfer market. The Citizens have already secured the signings of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and winger Nolito, with an English record move for Everton’s John Stones and a world record move for Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci reportedly being considered. In addition, City have been in the hunt for Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus, who’s been dubbed the new Neymar, and is considered one of the two biggest Selecao talents along with Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa,…

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Arsenal to make huge offer for Serie A star striker

Arsenal are desperately searching for a world class striker in the transfer market, but have been unable to land any kind of deal so far. The North London club has been heavily linked with Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain and Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette recently, after Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy rejected a move to the Emirates. However, the Gunners are not planning to pay Higuain’s release clause of £78.5 million, which is the only way Napoli are going to part ways with the 28-year-old. Now, Arsenal seem to have turned their attention to…

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Napoli to steal two Chelsea transfer targets

With Antonio Conte about to take over the reigns at Chelsea, the Blues were primed to target and lure in a couple of Serie A stars. However, according to the latest reports, Italian giants Napoli are about to steal two Chelsea targets. Antonio Candreva’s agent Federico Pastorello has confirmed that Lazio Roma and Napoli have an agreement, that the winger likes the destination and that they will request personal terms, according to Mediaset Premium (via Football-Italia). The Partenopei are ready to pay £23.9 million, including bonuses, for the 29-year-old Italy international, who impressed…

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Tottenham and Manchester City facing uphill battle for Serie A stars

Tottenham are sending representatives to Milan to negotiate a move for Inter striker Mauro Icardi. The Premier League outfit are set to offer £37.8 million for the forward, according to Gianluca Di Marzio (via Football-Italia). The 23-year-old Argentine has scored an impressive 52 goals in 105 games for the Nerazzurri, after joining them in 2013 from Sampdoria for £9.75 million and making his way through the Barcelona youth ranks. Tottenham were eager to offer Champions League football, something Icardi will not experience with the Nerazzurri this season. However, Inter are ready to…

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Arsenal tracking Euro 2016 star, facing Italian competition for star player and Ligue 1 targets

On Tuesday, the whole football world got to know Ivan Perisic. The Croatia international provided an assist and a stunning late goal against Spain, as Croatia beat the reigning European champions 2-1. The 27-year-old winger joined Serie A giants Inter for £12 million last summer from Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, after first impressing with Borussia Dortmund and Club Bruges. He provided seven goals and five assists in 34 league appearances during his first season in Italy. Arsenal have been said to have a long-term interest in Perisic and are actively tracking him…

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Chelsea hand trial to “non-League Riyad Mahrez”, talented defender refuses early loan return

Leicester City are steamrolling towards a shock Premier League title win, with Riyad Mahrez’s Player of ther Year performances leading the Foxes from the start of the season. The Algerian joined the Foxes for just £375k during the winter transfer period in 2014. Now, The Daily Mail has revealed that Chelsea are looking to copy Leicester’s winning strategy by handing a trial to Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, a player who has earned the nickname of the ‘non-League Riyad Mahrez.’ The 20-year-old joined Lewes FC from Farnborough in the summer of 2015 and has…

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Inter director: “Mourinho is going to Manchester United”

Will he join Manchester United or not? That’s been the question for months about José Mourinho. But now, there looks to be a confirmation that the Portuguese will in fact coach the Red Devils, according to Football Italia. The Special One flew in at Linate Airport on Saturday to attend Inter’s encounter with Sampdoria at the San Siro. The Nerazzurri, who were coached by Mourinho from 2008 to 2010 and famously won the treble in his final season, won 3-1 thanks to goals from Danilo D’Ambrosio, Miranda and Mauro Icardi. Only this…

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Chelsea target joins Chinese Super League with massive contract

Ezequiel Lavezzi has become the latest star player to join the Chinese Super League for an astonishing amount of money, according to The Guardian. Hebei China Fortune have come to an agreement with the Argentine forward on a two-year deal to play at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Center Stadium, where he’ll be coach by former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson. Lavezzi is the latest European player to switch to the Chinese top-flight and it’s been reported that he will earn £23.5 million during his stay there, which translates to £400.000 per week… The 30-year-old Argentina…

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Jurgen Klopp wants £23 million Real Madrid man

Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez has been touted to leave Santiago Bernabeu in the summer. Spanish publication Sport claims that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has asked the club’s board to make an approach for Jese. The German believes that the Spanish striker could prove to be a perfect solution for the Reds’ goal scoring problems in future. The 22-year old has seemed to have given up on his dream to carve out a future at his current club and is ready to move out of Bernabeu in search of playing opportunities.…

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Tributes pour in on Twitter as Manchester United great announces his retirement

Manchester United great Nemanja Vidic has announced his retirement from professional football. The former United skipper was a free agent after having his contract with Inter Milan cancelled with mutual consent earlier this month, with the 34-year-old struggling with hernia and back injuries and failing to make an appearance for Nerazzurri this season. It’s an end of a truly remarkable career and United fans are coming out in numbers to pay their tributes to one of the greatest centre-backs of Premier League era. Spoke to Vidic in Dec. “Moscow,” he…

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Former Manchester United star retires at the age of 34

Nemanja Vidic has decided to end his football career, with the former Manchester United star announcing his retirement at the age of just 34 years. The Serbian centre-back was released by Serie A club Inter, cancelling his contract by mutual consent earlier this month. He was quoted on the Red Devil’s website saying: “The time has come for me to hang up my boots. The injuries I have had in the last few years have taken their toll. “I would like to thank all the players I have played with, all the…

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Everton complete deal for Swiss wonderkid

Everton have completed a £3 million deal for Shani Tarashaj, dubbed “the new Xherdan Shaqiri”, reports the Liverpool Echo. The Blues seen off Serie A competition to sign the Swiss starlet, as also Juventus and Inter Milan were keen to land the 20-year-old. Tarashaj penned a four-and-a-half year deal at Goodison Park but will spend the rest of the season with Grasshopper Zurich before joining Everton in July. Everton manager Roberto Martinez is excited by his clubs’ acquisition, as Tarashaj is seen by many as being better than Shaqiri was at the same age. The 24-year-old left Basel…

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