Chelsea facing stiff competition for Serie A winger, in risk of losing out on big transfer target

Like Manchester United and Manchester City, Chelsea are primed for a big summer. The Blues have a new coach coming in, Antonio Conte, and want to take revenge for a very poor Premier League season. With Conte’s excellent relationships in Italy, Chelsea have been linked with a number of Serie A stars. The biggest name out there has been AS Roma’s Radja Nainggolan. The Belgium international has been linked with a summer switch to Stamford Bridge for several months now, with an initial offer of £27.6 million rejected by the Serie…

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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 agree deal for Serie A star

According to Goal, Chelsea have agreed a deal for the transfer of AS Roma star midfielder Radja Nainggolan, who turns 28 next week and was under contract with Roma until June 2020. The Belgium international is set to sign a five-year contract with the Blues as he is set to become Antonio Conte’s first signing at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are reportedly ready to pay £28 million for Nainggolan, who’s been a long-time target of Conte before he joined the Italian national team in 2014. The deal has been thrashed out by Chelsea over the…

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Chelsea to use starlets in transfer deal, Real Madrid star defender wanted

It’s been said many times that Chelsea are primed for a massive overhaul during the 2016 summer transfer window, as Antonio Conte will take over as coach of the Blues after the European Championships in France. According to Il Tempo (via Football-Italia), Chelsea could use midfield starlet Ruben Loftus-Cheek and on loan defender Andreas Christensen as a makeweight in a deal to bring in Roma’s Radja Nainggolan. The Blues are not willing to spend more than £28 million, but the Serie A club are holding out for a £36 million fee.…

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West Ham eyeing former Manchester City star

West Ham United are set to make a move for former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, as they prepare a £20 million offer, according to the Brentwood Gazette. The Hammers are enjoying a splendid Premier League season, as they are ranked fifth in the standings with 50 points, firmly in the hunt for a Champions League ticket, trailing fourth-placed Manchester City by just one point. With their move to the Olympic Stadium edging closer every day, the East London club have been linked with a bunch of strikers as they…

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Manchester United to use Anthony Martial in huge swap deal?

Manchester United are in need of a huge overhaul if they plan on competing for the Premier League title next season. There have been many rumours about potential transfer targets, with the Red Devils also reportedly looking to replace coach Louis van Gaal after the current season ends. United have been linked on several occasions to PSG star Edinson Cavani and, according to reports in Italy and as reported by Goal, the Old Trafford club are considering using Anthony Martial to lure the Uruguayan to England. The 20-year-old French striker joined…

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Chelsea open talks with Serie A star and chase La Liga goal getter

The Premier League biggest clubs have been linked with a number of transfer rumours this season, and it looks like they are not done being active on the market. Chelsea have begun talks with Miralem Pjanic regarding a summer move to Stamford Bridge, with the Blues willing to pay the Roma midfielder’s £31 million buyout clause, according to The Times. It is understood that Chelsea’s director and lead negotiator, Marina Granovskaia, has already made contact with Pjanic’s advisers ahead of a possible summer move for the 25-year-old creative midfielder. Meanwhile, the Blues have reignited their…

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Newcastle sign striker and still interested in Baggies star

Relegation-threatened Newcastle have added to their attacking options by signing Senegalese striker Seydou Doumbia on-loan for the rest of the season from Serie A club Roma, according to the BBC. The Magpies are also reportedly looking into signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino. The 28-year-old made his name in European football at Russian giants CSKA Moscow, scoring a very creditable 66 goals in 108 league appearances for CSKA. Doumbia only moved to Italy in the winter transfer window in 2015, but failed to settle in the eternal city. The Magpies…

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Adem Ljajic reveals why he rejected summer moves to Man United and Liverpool this summer

Serbian international forward Adem Ljajic has revealed why he snubbed a move to the Premier League this summer in order to join Inter Milan on a season long loan, the Daily Express reports. The 23-year-old had been consistently linked with a move to the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and West Ham throughout the latter stages of the transfer window, but has opened up on his decision to remain in Serie A and ply his trade under Roberto Mancini. “I am very happy to have come to Inter,” the striker…

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Aston Villa agree fee for Roma playmaker Adem Ljajic

Aston Villa are set to continue their drastic summer overhaul with a deal for Roma playmaker Adem Ljajic after the two clubs reportedly agreed a fee, according to the Metro. The Metro claims that the Serbian international is now being deemed surplus to requirements in the Italian capital after head coach Rudi Garcia brought in Mohamed Salah from Chelsea. And a quick getaway now looks to be on the cards for the 23-year-old with Italian publication Il Tempo reporting that an agreement between Villa and Roma has been reached after…

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(Video) Arsenal loanee Wojciech Szczesny makes WORLD CLASS double save for Roma

Having watched Petr Cech struggle during his opening two games, Arsenal fans must be wondering why they’ve let Szczesny go, especially when he pulls stuff like this out the bag. During Sunday’s Serie A clash with Verona, the 25-year-old was called upon twice in one go to deny his opponents. The Polish international will hope to make a positive impression with Roma this term in order to give himself a shot of displacing Cech next season. And if this is anything to go by he’ll have no problem in doing…

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Liverpool given path to swoop for Lucas Digne as Roma pull out

Liverpool may be given another chance to land Paris Saint Germain defender Lucas Digne after learning that Roma may tear up their offer for him, the Daily Express reports. The full-back seemed destined to be joining the Serie A side, but PSG want to keep hold of him until they can get a replacement signed. The French champions are reported to be closing in on the signature of Monaco’s Leyvin Kurzawa, but Roma are now putting pressure on the club to get the deal done. Roma have called on PSG…

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Roma make approach for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho

Italian giants Roma have reportedly approached Liverpool about the possibility of landing defender Mamadou Sakho on loan for the 2015/16 season, according to the Metro. Sakho joined The Reds in an £18m deal from Paris Saint Germain back in 2013 (via Metro) but has been restricted to just 34 appearances during that time thanks to a series of injuries and a loss of form preventing him from becoming a more regular fixture in the squad. The 25-year-old wasn’t in the side to take on Stoke City in the Premier League…

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(Video) Lionel Messi CHOKES and HEADBUTTS Roma’s Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa during ‘friendly’

Since when did Lionel Messi fancy himself as a hardman? There can’t be many players less physically imposing than the diminutive Barcelona forward, but that hasn’t stopped him from trying to collect his nutter credentials with this spectacular outburst on Roma’s Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. He was lucky to still be on the pitch, receiving just a yellow card for his violent outburst, and he even went on to score a spectacular second for the club just minutes later. What do you think, could you take Messi in a fight?

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Barcelona starlet Adama Traore ‘accepts’ Liverpool move

Highly-rated Barcelona youngster Adama Traore has reportedly accepted a move to Liverpool over a switch to Italian giants Roma, according to the Metro. The Metro claims that recent reports have placed the young forward in England for a medical, with Liverpool being the most likely destination. But while The Reds have kept quiet on the situation, Italian football journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has said on his website that Traore is Anfield bound after rejecting the chance to link up with the Serie A side. The Metro states that Traore has…

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Former Arsenal and Chelsea star Ashley Cole told to LEAVE Roma

Italian giants Roma have reportedly put former England international full-back Ashley Cole up for sale just 12 months after he arrived in the country, the Daily Express reports. The 34-year-old endured a tempestuous spell in Serie A last term, making just 16 appearances across all competitions as he failed to get a regular foothold in the first team. And The Express (via Football Italia) claim that Cole has been told that he is surplus to requirements in the capital, and may be invited to leave alongside the likes of Seydou…

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Arsene Wenger confirms Wojciech Szczesny has long term Arsenal future despite Roma loan deal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has told goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny that he still has a long term future at the club despite being just days away from joining Italian side Roma on loan, according to the Daily Express. The Polish international has been omitted from Arsenal’s Emirates Cup squad this weekend in order to complete his move to the Italian capital. However, Szczesny still has three years left to run on his current deal with the Gunners, and Wenger has admitted that his long term future remains at The Emirates. “Szczesny…

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Roma close in on €2m loan of Chelsea’s Mohamed Salah with €20m obligation to buy

Italian giants Roma are said to be closing in on deal that would see them pay €2m to land Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah on a season-long loan with a €20m obligation to buy him outright next summer, according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. The 23-year-old has struggled to settle in at Stamford Bridge since making the move from Swiss giants FC Basel in 2014. He spent a successful second half the season on loan with Serie A side Fiorentina, and as such has since been linked with a return…

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Roma target Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny for loan deal

Italian giants Roma have reportedly opened talks with Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny about the possibility of joining them on a season long loan, the Daily Telegraph reports. Following the arrival of Petr Cech earlier this month, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had been hoping that both Szczesny and David Ospina would stay put in order to create a three-way battle for a starting spot this season. However, Colombian international Ospina had been tipped to make a swift exit just 12 months after arriving at the club (via Daily Mirror), however, it…

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Arsenal free to sign Alessio Romagnoli as Roma don’t want to sell to Serie A rivals

Arsenal have been given the green light to sign Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli as they would rather do business with the Gunners than sell him to league rivals AC Milan, according to the Metro. Having impressed with Sampdoria on loan last season, Romagnoli has been tipped to move on this summer with Milan said to be waiting in the wings. However, reports last week claimed that the Gunners had entered the scene (via the Daily Express), and has subsequently seen their chances boosted by reports close to Roma stating that…

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Arsenal open talks to sign £24.4m Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli

Arsenal are apparently in talks with Serie A giants Roma over a deal for young defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to the Daily Express. The Express believe that Arsene Wenger is looking at the 20-year-old centre-back as an eventual replacement for the ageing Per Mertesacker, but could face some competition from sleeping Italian giants AC Milan for his signature. Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport claims that Milan have held a long standing interest in the player and have already had three bids knocked back for his services by the capital-based side,…

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Three HUGE European clubs shun Chelsea’s asking price for unhappy star

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Chelsea are struggling to sell on flop winger Juan Cuadrado as they are refusing to lower their £24.5m asking price, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea Gossip (Images) Check out Chelsea’s AWESOME new goalkeeper kit for 2015/16 Napoli will ACCEPT bids for Gonzalo Higuain but only if they match £67m buyout clause Reports in Italy are claiming that three top European sides have made enquiries into his availability, but have all been scared off by the sky high asking price that the Blues have placed upon his head.…

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Arsenal make enquiry for Roma defender Kostas Manolas

Arsenal have reportedly made an enquiry into the availability of Roma defender Kostas Manolas, according to the Daily Star. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Former Arsenal striker REJECTS £21.4m move back to the Premier League Everton planning surprise bid for former Arsenal first-teamer The Greek international is represented by super agent, Mino Raiola, and reports in Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport are claiming that the Gunners have made contact with him over the possibility of bringing the player to the Premier League. Tottenham have also been credited with an…

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Gonzalo Higuain heading for England: Napoli reject Roma approach for star striker

Napoli striker could very well be heading for England this summer after Napoli rejected an approach from fellow Serie A giants Roma for his signature, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Manchester United News Manchester United to use Jonny Evans to tempt Everton to sell key man Real Madrid to match Man United’s contract offer for Sergio Ramos Following the departure of manager Rafa Benitez to Real Madrid at the end of last season, the Argentine international has stated his desire to also move on from the San Paolo in…

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Former Arsenal flop DEMANDS private beach and helicopter in failed transfer

Former Arsenal forward Gervinho quite clearly has a high opinion of himself after seeing a prospective move to Al Jazira fall through because he asked for a helicopter and a private beach alongside his wage demands, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip DONE DEAL: Petr Cech SIGNS for Arsenal Arsenal offered Lyon star forward but must pay £21m The Ivory Coast international was due to complete a £9.2m move to the United Arab Emirates, but the deal fell through after the club called his demands “obscene”.…

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