Transfer Market live: Messi and Chilwell to Mancity


11:20. According to NobleSports, Chelsea have stepped up negotiations with Leicester City over Ben Chilwell. However, NS are reporting that Manchester City are also interested in the left-back.

10:42. NobleSports are reporting that Andrea Pirlo will give youth a chance at Juventus, specifically Luca Zanimacchia, Gianluca Frabotta, Daouda Peeters, Nicolo Fagioli and Hans Nicolussi Caviglia.

10:00. Gonzalo Higuain’s father has told Planeta 947 that it’s not true that Juventus don’t want the striker. He could, therefore, continue in Turin, where he is due to earn 18m euros this season.

09:40. Atletico Madrid are planning for next season and Napoli’s Allan Loureiro is a potential target. Atleti would be willing to offer around 40m euros for the midfielder.

08:42. Manchester United failed to meet Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho deadline, but English pundit Danny Murphy has said that the transfer could still happen if the player wants it. NobleSports are also reporting that United are still hopeful of signing the player this summer.

08:24. Eric Garcia was asked about his contract situation after Manchester City’s Champions League elimination on Saturday night, but said that it wasn’t the right time to discuss it. He has been linked with a return to Barcelona.

08:00. Manchester City believe they’re in pole position to sign Lionel Messi, but it will all depend on whether or not the Argentine does want to leave Barcelona. According to NS, City will do whatever is necessary to sign him. Even though his release clause is 700m euros, the British media are reporting that Barcelona may need money to fund their squad overhaul and may be willing to negotiate a fee.

07:45. Good morning and welcome along to this Sunday’s transfer blog. Here, we’ll have news of the latest completed deals and the most intriguing rumours.

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