Right here’s your every day round-up of the most recent switch gossip from World Soccer.
BALOTELLI HAS HELD TALKS WITH BARNSLEY
In the event you thought that this 12 months couldn’t get anymore weird, then you definately’d be fallacious. In accordance with The Sun, ex-Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has held talks with Championship strugglers Barnsley. The 30-year-old is a free agent after having his contract with Bresica terminated over missed coaching periods.
Nevertheless, it’s understood that Balotelli has since determined in opposition to a transfer to South Yorkshire. Chien Lee and Paul Conway, co-chairmen at Oakwell, knew the striker effectively from his time at Good once they have been a part of the hierarchy between 2016 and 2019. It’s an actual disgrace that we received’t be seeing him within the Championship, however we’re nonetheless all in favour of seeing the place Balotelli finally ends up subsequent.
MANCHESTER CITY READY TO REVIVE MESSI INTEREST
It doesn’t appear way back that Lionel Messi despatched the soccer world right into a frenzy when he introduced that he wished to go away the Nou Camp. Manchester Metropolis have been one of many sides understood to be all in favour of his signature, earlier than he finally determined to remain at Barcelona.
Nevertheless, based on The Sun, The Residents are able to revive their curiosity within the 33-year-old in January. He’s out of contract on the finish of the season so might be out there for a cut-price payment.
CHELSEA TARGET BELLINGHAM
He would possibly’ve solely just lately joined Borussia Dortmund, however Chelsea already have their eye on ex-Birmingham Metropolis wonderkid Jude Bellingham, based on Eurosport.
They’ll think about a bid for Bellingham as a substitute of West Ham United’s 21-year-old midfielder Declan Rice.