Our round-up of the day’s switch gossip.
ANOTHER LIVERPOOL CENTRE-BACK TARGET
Simply whenever you thought you had been bored of listening to about Liverpool’s centre-back woes, one other one has been linked with a transfer to Anfield. This time it’s Ajax teen Perr Schuurs, a 20-year-old steadily in contrast with Matthijs de Ligt, and who as soon as had a path for Jurgen Klopp’s facet again in 2017. The Mirror declare the Premier League champions are “monitoring” Schuurs, though whether or not that may translate into a suggestion stays to be seen. Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig remains their top target.
BARCA WANT NEW SUAREZ
It’s honest to say that Barcelona’s choice to promote Luis Suarez was removed from common, not least amongst their very own squad, however subsequent summer season they’ve plans to rectify that by signing the participant tipped to exchange him within the Uruguay nationwide crew.
Darwin Nunez was a star for Almeria within the Segunda Division final season, prompting a €24m transfer to Benfica in the summertime, the place he has hit the bottom working, scoring a hat-trick towards Lech Poznan within the Europa League.
According to reports in Spain, the striker may very well be out there for €40m subsequent summer season, and Barca are already shifting into place to make the deal occur.
MAN. CITY WON’T GIVE UP ON MESSI DREAM
Whereas Barcelona would possibly dream of pairing Nunez up entrance with Lionel Messi, Manchester Metropolis produce other plans. In keeping with The Telegraph, the membership haven’t given up on their dream of signing the Argentinian, and imagine that they’ll capitalise on the present turmoil within the Barca boardroom.
The resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu signifies that the Catalans can have one thing of an influence vacuum till elections at first of the following yr, by which period Messi will have the ability to discuss to golf equipment about becoming a member of in the summertime.
David Alaba’s days at Bayern Munich are numbered, as we told you last week. The Austrian just lately revealed that Bayern tried to incorporate him in a swap switch over the summer season, a suggestion that he described as feeling like a “slap within the face.”
With that in thoughts, Real Madrid are moving into position to make their move. Zinedine Zidane is alleged to be an admirer of the versatile defender, and his representatives are already chatting with the Spanish champions.