Man United turn focus to Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante
The coronavirus pandemic has made the transfer market uncertain — you can find out when the windows close here — but here are the rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. Plus, check out all the latest major completed transfers across Europe.
TOP STORY: Man United to move for Kante
However, they are demanding that he takes a cut on his £300,000-per-week wages if he is to complete the move.
The World Cup winner is also a target for Internazionale, with Antonio Conte keen to be reunited with the man from his Chelsea days.
Barcelona finally give up on Martinez
Barcelona’s pursuit of Internazionale striker Lautaro Martinez has been one of the ongoing stories throughout the summer.
However, according to Calciomercato, the Catalan giants have finally given up on signing the Argentinian.
This comes with Inter having demanded more than €80 million, a fee Barca tried to bring down by adding a player to the deal. They have failed to reach an agreement though.
While Martinez had been looking forward to the prospect of playing alongside his compatriot Lionel Messi, the report says he has accepted the decision.
Lazio swoop for Man United duo
Fabrizio Romano tweeted earlier in the day that Pereira could be joining the Serie A outfit, while it is now being reported by the tabloid that he may be joined by the Spaniard.
Neither player seems to be in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s immediate plans at Old Trafford, making a move seem realistic.
– Leicester City‘s interest in Wesley Fofana has been widely reported, but Sky Sports Italia is now suggesting that AC Milan will challenge them for the 20-year-old. They are looking into how much Saint-Etienne would be willing to sell the centre-back for, with it believed that the fee will be around the €25m mark.
– Bayern Munich midfielder Michael Cuisance is getting closer to joining Leeds, according to Michael-cuisance-bayern-munich-a-point-bielsa/1176900″ target=”_blank”>L’Equipe. It is suggested in the report that Leeds have had a bid of €20m accepted by the Bundesliga champions, with terms agreed on a contract to keep him at Elland Road until 2025.