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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Chelsea to fund massive bid for star striker by selling their own

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Chelsea are ready for a big summer overhaul with manager Antonio Conte about to be welcomed at Stamford Bridge after Italy was eliminated from Euro 2016 last weekend. The Blues have already splashed the cash on striking reinforcements this summer, landing the highly-rated Belgian Michy Batshuayi for £33 million from Marseille. However, the club looks far from done because, according to a report by Spanish newspaper AS, Chelsea are getting closer to their plans of signing star striker Gonzalo Higuain during this summer transfer market. The Argentina international doesn’t look like he’s ready…

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Liverpool hope to win race for Polish starlet, chance to land Bundesliga star fading

Liverpool and Napoli share a reported interest in Udinese’s Polish international Piotr Zielinski. Whilst Napoli have had an £11.7 million offer accepted for the player, Liverpool’s bid of the same valuation has been rejected, as reported by the BBC. Nevertheless the Anfield club remain optimistic of managing to agree a deal to sign Zielinski, who made a substitute appearance in Poland’s 1-0 Euro 2016 group stage win over Ukraine, since Liverpool is understood to be the 22-year-old’s destination. Should Zielinski join Liverpool, he would become their fifth major signing of…

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Everton on the brink of signing Euro 2016 star and selling top defender for record fee

With a new coach in Ronald Koeman and a reported £100 million transfer kit at their disposal, Everton are primed to have a big transfer summer. On Friday, the Toffees completed their first signing as Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg joined the club on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee, according to a report by the BBC. The 33-year-old left Koeman’s Ajax for AS Roma in 2011, before moving to Fulham in 2013. Stekelenburg spent the 2014/2015 campaign on loan at Monaco and last season linked up with Koeman again at…

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Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea compete for Serie A and Euro 2016 star

Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik has been one of the standout performers in the ongoing Euro Cup. He has produced some eye-catching performances for the Slovakia national team and helped them reach the last-16 of the competition. His performances have reportedly attracted the attention from Premier League clubs Manchester United and Chelsea, according to London Evening Standard. The report also mentions that United are also pursuing Borussia Dortmund playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan as an alternative option. Liverpool, who have maintained a long-term interest in the 28-year-old, however, still remain favourites to sign the playmaker.…

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Manchester United among six clubs linked with the “new Riyad Mahrez”

Manchester United and Southampton have both made offers for Adam Ounas and are waiting to hear back from Ligue 1 club Bordeaux. According to a report by French news outlet RMC, both Premier League clubs have joined the race to sign the France Under-20 international, who’s been dubbed the new Riyad Mahrez. The 19-year-old has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in France after breaking onto the Ligue 1 scene last season, providing five goals and two assists in 23 league appearances for Bordeaux, who finished 11th in Ligue 1. The report claims that…

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Liverpool fans are excited with the latest transfer rumour [Tweets]

Who doesn’t like a club legend coming back to the club? Recent rumours linking Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina with a return to Anfield have got Liverpool fans excited. The Spanish goalkeeper fell out with Brendan Rodgers and left the Merseysiders in a less-than-ceremonious manner in 2014, after spending nine seasons with the club. The 33-year-old has enjoyed an impressive season with Napoli and still has a number of years left in him. Liverpool fans are definitely hoping for a dreamy return of the club legend to Anfield. Definitely hope Klopp re-signs Pepe…

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Serie A stars hand boosts to Liverpool and Manchester United, ruin Chelsea’s transfer dreams

According to a report by The Daily Mirror, Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Napoli in the summer to join Liverpool. The Argentine striker netted 71 goals in 104 Serie A appearances since joining the Partenopei in 2013 from Real Madrid for £28.5 million, including a record 36 goals in 35 appearances this season, and has two years left on his contract at the club. Higuain is reportedly very attracted by the chance of working with Jurgen Klopp and is willing to reject approaches by Manchester United, Chelsea, and PSG in order to come…

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Chelsea’s interest in Serie A striker confirmed, star’s exit still up in the air

Famous Spanish journalist Guillem Balague has claimed that Chelsea are interested in Napoli frontman Gonzalo Higuain. The Argentine striker has been in sensational form this season and has scored 33 league goals for the Naples club. Balague also claims that the Blues will consider selling Diego Costa if they manage to secure the services of Higuain. Costa has been linked with a return to his former club Atletico Madrid. An unnamed club from China has also offered a lucrative deal to the Spain international. Meanwhile, Higuain is expected to cost £37.8 million…

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Chelsea want Serie A striker to replace Diego Costa

Chelsea are willing to let go of striker Diego Costa in the summer, according to famous Spanish journalist Guillem Balague. He writes in Spanish newspaper AS that incoming manager Antonio Conte is ready to let go of Costa if the Blues manage to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli during the summer transfer window. The Spain international has struggled with disciplinary problems this season in the Premier League and according to Balague he wants to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer. His previous club Atletico Madrid are reportedly interested in bringing him…

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Chelsea interested in a couple of Serie A strikers

Chelsea have been linked with a couple of strikers from Serie A, according to the latest reports. Daily Mail claims that incoming manager Antonio Conte wants the club sign Napoli frontman Gonzalo Higuain. The report states that the Argentine star is eager to move to Stamford Bridge, but wants assurances about his place in the starting eleven. Diego Costa is the current number one striker at the West London club, but Higuain’s arrival could result in the departure of the Spain international. Higuain, who has scored record-breaking 32 league goals this…

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Southampton to outmarch Liverpool for Serie A star winger

According to Sky Sports (via Calciomercato), Southampton are ready to make a formal bid to sign Belgium international Dries Mertens from Napoli this summer. The 28-year-old has scored 11 goals and registered six assists in all competitions this season, while he was heavily linked with a move away from Italy in the summer after providing nine goals and ten assists last season. Both Liverpool and Southampton reportedly tried to sign the winger, but both Premier League clubs were unable to strike a deal with Napoli. However, Mertens has failed to sign…

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Manchester United reportedly agree deal in principle with star striker

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Manchester United are in search of a new star striker, and have been linked to the likes of Edinson Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Gonzalo Higuain. According to Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli on Tribal Football, possible Red Devils’ future boss Jose Mourinho held a meeting with Higuain’s brother and agent Nicolas. They reportedly struck an agreement in principle on a five-year deal worth £7.9 million per season for the Argentine and current Napoli striker, with Giulianelli claiming United is preparing an £85 million offer. Higuain has scored 27 goals in 29 Serie A appearances…

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Arsenal to battle with Real Madrid for Serie A midfielder

Joao Santos, agent of Napoli’s defensive midfielder Jorginho, has revealed that Real Madrid and Arsenal have expressed interests in his client. Santos shared the news on Italian radio station Kiss Kiss while discussing the future of the 24-year-old. The Brazilian-born has played for Italy Under-21 team, but remains eligible to play for both Italy and Brazil senior teams. Jorginho has impressed with his form this season and has turned the eyes of many clubs with his performances, as he has provided four assists in 26 league appearances for the Naples club this…

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Napoli star rejected Chelsea…because he would be a backup to Diego Costa

Gonzalo Higuain rejected a move to Chelsea after Guus Hiddink was unwilling to guarantee that the current Serie A top scorer would start ahead of Diego Costa, according to The Daily Mail. The Argentina international was approached by club officials during the January transfer window, and the Blues were willing to offer more than £40 million for Higuain’s services. However, no formal approach was made to Napoli and it is unclear whether the current Serie A leaders would have been willing to sell their top scorer, as Higuain has hit the net 24 times…

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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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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp eyes Napoli star as first signing

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is said to be wasting no time in identifying potential transfer targets and has made an enquiry into the availability of Napoli star Jorginho, according to the Metro. A report in Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport claims that the former Dortmund chief is planning a dramatic overhaul of his new side in the new year and has already targeted the Napoli star as a name to bring on board. However, The Reds aren’t alone in their interest of the 23-year-old as Gazzetta also claim that…

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Napoli boss tips Lorenzo Insigne to join Chelsea in the future

Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri has claimed that star man Lorenzo Insigne could one day make the move to Chelsea, the Metro reports. The Metro states that the winger was linked with a move to Chelsea’s Premier League rivals Arsenal over the summer, but after that move failed to get off the ground Sarri now believes that he will head to Stamford Bridge soon instead. Italian international Insigne opened the scoring in his side’s 2-1 victory over champions Juventus at the weekend, and Sarri’s comments after the game suggest that he…

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Arsenal may have to wait until next summer to sign Gonzalo Higuain

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Arsenal may have to wait another 12 months before being given another run at signing Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to the Daily Express. The Argentine has been consistently linked with an exit from the San Paolo this summer with Manchester United and Chelsea also being heavily linked with a move for his signature. Higuain is said be desperate to leave the Serie A side, but reports in Spain are claiming that they will not allow him to leave until next year. Though, this was already evident by the fact…

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Chelsea plot move for Gonzalo Higuain after learning he wants to leave Napoli

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Premier League champions Chelsea are said to have been placed on high alert after finding out that he has informed Napoli of his intention to leave this summer, the Metro reports. The Argentine’s future in southern Italy has been on a knife edge all summer as reports have consistently claimed that he is looking to move with a possible move to England being mooted. And now, a report in the Daily Express claims that he has told Napoli officials that he definitely intends to leave before the transfer window slams…

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Arsenal target filmed in foul mouthed rant in Argey-bargey in the street

A video clip has emerged of Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain engaged in a spot of bother on the streets on Ibiza, where he is currently on holiday. The video was allegedly shot at 5:30am on Wednesday morning just after he’d left the popular Pacha nightclub on the island. Spanish paper El Mundo Deportivo claim that the Argentine international had been enjoying himself alongside compatriot Ezequiel Lavezzi, but upon leaving he reacted angrily to fans asking for his autograph. The Napoli frontman had to be contained by his entourage, as he…

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Arsenal gossip: Ozil is NOT leaving this summer and £10m left-back offer made

Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsenal have made a £10m bid for Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, with the 24-year-old being lined up to challenge Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal at left-back, according to talkSPORT. The 24-year-old made 21 Serie A appearances for the Naples side last season but was not always first-choice with 10 of those outings beginning from the bench. Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell could be leaving Arsenal for good, with former Manchester United boss David Moyes ready to spend £6m to take the 23-year-old to…

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Napoli CONFIRM Arsenal target wants a move to the Emirates

Serie AS giants Napoli have confirmed that Arsenal target Eduardo Vargas is mulling over a move to the United Arab Emirates this summer, according to the Daily Star. The Chilean international spent the 2014/15 season on loan with Queens Park Rangers, but has now returned to Italy following his exploits with his country at the Copa America. The Serie A giants now claim that he has several offers from Premier League and La Liga sides, including Arsenal, where Alexis Sanchez even pleaded with Arsene Wenger to make a move for…

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Arsenal gossip: Cech debut SET and £43m Higuain bid made

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Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. New Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, is set to make first appearance for the Gunners in Singapore after Arsene Wenger named an almost full-strength squad for the Barclays Asia Trophy next week, The Guardian reports. Youngsters Daniel Crowley and Chris Willock have also been included in the travelling party. Arsenal’s signing of Cech could help the Gunners contend for the title, believes his former Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard. Speaking to The Sun, Lampard has backed his former teammate to shine at the…

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Arsenal BEATING Chelsea to signature of Serie A star

Arsenal are said to be leading the chase ahead of Chelsea for the signature of Napoli star Faouzi Ghoulam, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Arsenal News Arsenal reportedly ready to rescue Angel Di Maria from Manchester United Top ten highest paid players in world football as former Sunderland strikers prepares to sign £227,000 a week deal Reports in Spain have claimed the Gunners have taken early steps into landing his signature this summer, and could beat the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City in their interest, as they have…

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