Transfer News Round-Up – Top Headlines of the Day

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1.)  Smalling wanted by English clubs, may leave United:-

Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling is gradually attracting interests from English clubs. West Ham and Everton are notable clubs looking for the player. The 27-year old defender may well leave Old Trafford considering to the fact that United have signed Lindelof as a long-term replacement.

2.) Tuchel puts himself out of Saints’ race:-

Former Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has ruled himself out of a managerial job at Southampton. The 43-year old was bookies’ favourite to replace Claude Puel. However, the German hasn’t ruled out a Premier League move. He just wants to continue managing in clubs playing Champions League.

3.) Napoli say Koulibaly will not be sold:-

Napoli are not interested in selling their centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly. Chelsea are willing to pay around 50m Euros for the player but the Italian club isn’t interested. They want to keep their mainstays in order to challenge for the Serie A next season.

4.) Leeds appoint Thomas Christiansen as their new head coach:-

In the latest transfer news regarding Leeds United, the club has appointed Span international Thomas Christiansen as their new head coach.

5.) Frank de Boer favourite to become Saints’ boss:-

Frank de Boer is a new favourite to become Southampton manager. He is topping the list of managers who can replace Claude Puel. Mauricio Pellegrino and Ryan Giggs are other notable candidates.

6.) Harry Maguire join Leicester City:-

Harry Maguire has completed his move to Leicester City from Hull City. Deal of five-years is agreed by both parties. The fee is around 17m Pounds.

7.) Pickford completes Everton move:-

Jordan Pickford joins Everton after completing medical at the club on Thursday. The deal is of 5 years with a fee of 25m Pounds which can increase to 30m Pounds.

8.) Donnarumma will not extend his contract at Milan:-

AC Milan confirm goalkeeper Donnarumma will not be renewing his contract at the club. The 18-year old is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. His deal at Milan expires in 2018. The young sensation is already the radar of some big clubs in Europe.

9.) Ranieri joins Nantes as manager:-

Claudio Ranieri will join French Ligue 1 club Nantes as their new manager. Former Leicester City boss has agreed to a two-year deal.

10.) Everton close in on Klaassen and Niang:-

Davy Klaassen and M’Baye Niang were at the Everton’s training complex today. The club is closing in on to complete both transfers very soon. Ajax midfielder Klaassen underwent a medical and will cost around 24m Pounds. Niang will cost 16m Pounds for the Evertonians.




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