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15 goals this season: 26-yr-old Spurs target dreams of playing under Mourinho

Fenerbahce striker Vedat Muriqi is thought to keen on a move to Tottenham this summer. The 26-year-old forward has been linked with the Londoners for a while now and it seems that Jose Mourinho could help the Premier League side seal the transfer. As per Fanatik (via Sportwitness), the player dreams of playing under Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese manager brought out the best in Milito and Drogba in the past and Muriqi reckons that Mourinho could take his game onto the next level as well. It will be interesting to see if Spurs can agree on a fee with Muriqi’s club now. The 15-goal striker has a contract with the Turkish club until the summer of 2023 and therefore Fenerbahce are under no pressure to sell. Spurs will have to agree to their terms if they want to sign the striker. The Londoners ...

Report: Moyes wants 23-yr-old defender, West Ham star thinks he ‘would fit in well’

West Ham remain interested in signing the River Plate defender Gonzalo Montiel. As per Clarin (via Sportwitness), River Plate are expecting an offer from West Ham for the 23-year-old. Apparently, the Hammers tried to sign the player in January but the transfer collapsed. The player’s agent has claimed that West Ham continue to be interested in the player. David Moyes is keen on bringing the player to London this summer and he has received a recommendation from one of his star players as well. Manuel Lanzini knows Montiel well and he claims that the 23-year-old would fit in well at West Ham. He also revealed that Montiel has asked him about the Premier League. Lanzini said: “Montiel would fit in well at West Ham. I know they looked for him and couldn’t bring him. The coach asked me, I talke...

Report: Everton keen on French defender, but face competition from Inter Milan

Everton are interested in signing the Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo. As per Sport (via Sportwitness), Everton are very keen on the defender. Barcelona have already received offers of around €25m for the player and it will be interesting to see where he ends up this summer. Everton could certainly use someone like him next season. They need to tighten up at the back and Todibo has the talent to succeed in the Premier League. He was outstanding against Inter Milan in the Champions League this season and he has impressed during his loan spell at Schalke as well. Barcelona are unlikely to use him anytime soon and therefore a sale might be on the cards this summer. The Catalan giants could use him to raise some cash for this summer’s transfer window. Everton have the means to afford the ...

Manchester United make contact to sign 21-year-old defender valued at £10.4m: report

Manchester United have identified Real Valladolid’s Mohammed Salisu as a potential addition to their squad during the next transfer window, ESPN reports. Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof have been the preferred central defensive partnership for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this term with Eric Bailly, Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe offering the back-up. However, the manager is understood to have concerns over the performances of Lindelof, who has been prone to making positional errors at certain phases of the season. As a result, the club seem keen on landing a new central defender and ESPN claims that an enquiry has been made for Salisu, who has a release clause of only £10.4m on his contract. Salisu made his breakthrough for Valladolid at the beginning of the current season and he has ma...

‘I will take it’: South American star open to making a comeback with Newcastle United

In an interview with The Mirror, Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon has said that he would be open to making a comeback with Newcastle United in the future. The 30-year-old spent the previous campaign on loan with the Magpies from West Bromwich Albion and he caught the eye with 11 goals and seven assists from 32 league appearances. Initially, he struggled to make an impression under then-manager Rafael Benitez but he gradually picked up his form and made regular goalscoring contributions in the second half of the season. As a result, the Tyneside outfit finished 11 points ahead of the relegation places and Rondon became a fan favourite because of his consistent displays alongside Ayoze Perez in the final months of the campaign. Much has changed since then with Benitez and Rondon having move...

West Ham United clear on their stance for Declan Rice amid Chelsea interest: report

According to ClaretandHugh, West Ham United have no plans of selling midfielder Declan Rice for a knockdown price amid the interest from London rivals Chelsea. The 21-year-old has made over 100 appearances for the Hammers since his debut in 2017 and he is currently regarded as one of the undisputed starters in the club’s midfield. Earlier last month, it was revealed that the Blues are interested in signing their former graduate but they won’t get him on the cheap with the Hammers reluctant to accept anything less than £70m for his sale. A ‘highly-placed’ source from the east London outfit has now told ClaretandHugh that there have been no approaches for the player while the club have no plans of lowering the asking price due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. “We’ve ...

‘I’d love to’ – Champions League winner makes Celtic transfer admission fans would love

Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson has made a transfer admission Celtic fans would love, claiming he would love play for the Scottish Premiership giants someday before hanging up his boots. The 26-year-old joined the Hoops as a youth, but was released at under-15 level because he was considered to be too small. Robertson kicked off his career in the Scottish Third Division with Queen’s Park before moving to the top-flight with Dundee United after a season. The Liverpool star left for England in the summer of 2014, linking up with Hull City before moving to Anfield after three seasons. The Scotland international has since won the Champions League, made the Premier League’s PFA Team of the Year and is set to be named a League winner in the coming weeks. While he wishes to retire at Liverpool...

Report: £27m player will join Newcastle United… only on one condition

According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal will join Newcastle United in the summer transfer window if Massimiliano Allegri becomes the club’s new manager. The report in the Spanish news outlet has reported that Newcastle are interested in signing Vidal from Barcelona this summer. However, according to the report, the 32-year-old midfielder will make the switch to the Magpies only if his former Juventus boss Allegri is appointed as the Premier League club’s boss. Stats Vidal has been on the books of Barcelona since the summer of 2018 when he moved from Bayern Munich for a transfer fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £27 million. According to WhoScored, the Chile international midfielder made 22 starts and 11 substitute appearances in La Liga for Barca last season,...

‘Hate seeing another one’ – Spurs star sends message to Walker after he broke lockdown

According to The Sun, Manchester City right-back Kyle Walker could be fined for breaching lockdown once again after visiting his parents and sister within a 24-hour period. The England international found himself in hot-water last month for breaking the lockdown and social distancing rules after hosting a party, and is in the news again for not following measures put in place to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Walker has since taken to Twitter to defend himself, apologising and criticising the negative attention his family has been receiving from the media as a result. pic.twitter.com/Yc0H3iCYal — Kyle Walker (@kylewalker2) May 7, 2020 Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli has leapt to the defence of his friend and former teammate at club level, reacting thus to his post thus on his Inst...

£22m reported Tottenham Hotspur target suggests he could leave Rangers

Rangers defender and reported Tottenham Hotspur target Borna Barisic has suggested to The Daily Record that he could leave Steven Gerrard’s side this season. The Croatia international left-back has said that he had a lot of offers to leave Rangers in the January transfer window. Although the defender has said the he is happy at Ibrox, he has suggested that he could leave the Gers. According to 90min, Tottenham will make a move for Ranges left-back Barisic in the summer transfer window. It has been claimed that the Gers value the former NK Osijek star at £22 million. Barisic told The Daily Record: “I can’t predict what will happen in the future. I couldn’t even do that if we were in a normal situation and especially not now. “The truth is there were serious options for me, but my club acted...

Rae urges Rangers to sign player reportedly on Celtic’s radar

Alex Rae has suggested to The Scottish Sun that he would like Rangers to sign reported Celtic target David Turnbull in the summer transfer window. The former Rangers midfielder has outlined why Turnbull would be a good addition to manager Steven Gerrard’s side. Last month, The Scottish Sun claimed that Turnbull remains on the radar of Celtic despite his failed move to the Hoops in the summer of 2019 due to a medical problem. Rae told The Scottish Sun about Turnbull: “Obviously last season was a write-off for him but when you take him on his performances from his opening season really, he scored 16 goals in 34 appearances, it’s very good.” Stats Turnbull has made just two appearances in the Scottish Premiership for Motherwell so far this season, both as substitutes, according to WhoScored. ...

Report: Celtic and Rangers set to battle it out for 19-yr-old attacker

Celtic and Rangers are keen on the Montpellier attacker Thomas Robert. The 19-year-old forward has turned down the offer of a new deal at the French club and the Scottish giants will be delighted with the situation. It will be interesting to see who manages to sign the attacker this summer. Both Celtic and Rangers could use attacking reinforcements and Robert is highly talented. He could develop into a star for either club with time and coaching. As per Football Insider, the player is keen on a move to Britain this summer and he will be available on a free transfer. Apparently, Rangers tried to sign his father back in 2001 as well. Robert can play anywhere across the front three and he will add more depth to Celtic/Rangers’ attack. Rangers, in particular, need more options in attack in ord...