Transfer News: Done Deals, Chelsea Prioritise De Jong Signing, Man Utd Keeping Eye On Silva
Welcome to latest transfer news update across Europe, Chelsea keen of signing Barcelona midfielder
Chelsea Prioritise De Jong Signing
According to Pete O’Rourke on his column for Football Insider, Chelsea are primarily focused on the signing of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong in the summer. While they have other targets to bolster their midfield, per O’Rourke, De Jong is the most acquirable midfielder for Chelsea due to Barcelona looking to sell him.
Man Utd Keeping Eye On Silva
Manchester United are among the clubs to have recently scouted Benfica prodigy António Silva, according to journalist Ben Jacobs.
“Silva is contracted until 2027 with a €100m release clause. Real Madrid, Liverpool, Dortmund, Napoli and Manchester United are among the clubs who have recently sent scouts to see Silva play,” Jacobs stated in his column for CaughtOffside.
“But there’s nothing to get too excited about just yet. It’s normal to watch top young players at this stage of the season and it will take time before it’s clear if any club moves.”
Alexis Mac Allister eyeing summer exit from Brighton
Alexis Mac Allister is ready to leave Brighton & Hove Albion in the summer, 90min understands, with a whole host of Premier League sides interested in the Argentine. Mac Allister signed a new contract before his successful World Cup campaign to commit himself to Brighton until 2025, while the club also have the option to extend that deal by a further 12 months.
Man City get one over Barcelona as Julian Alvarez agrees new contract
Man City star Julian Alvarez has agreed a bumper new five-and-a-half-year contract with Man City, sources have told Football Insider. It was revealed on 1st of March that Pep Guardiola’s side expect to agree new terms with Alvarez despite interest from La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. The World Cup winner has agreed a significant pay rise on his current deal, which earns him a reported wage of £50,000-a-week.
OFFICIAL: Frankie Terry Re-Joins Chelmsford
Frankie Terry has re-joined
Chelmsford City on loan until the end of the end of the season. The Colchester United youngster only recently returned from a loan spell with the Clarets after injuries in central defence meant Ben Garner’s side needed cover at the back.
OFFICIAL: Ryan Huckle and Jayden Davis sign for Lewes FC
Lewes FC has confirmed the signing of Ryan Huckle from Bowers & Pitsea and Jayden Davis on-loan from Crawley Town.