Transfer seasons are a great time for speculation about players’ futures and what their potential could mean for their new clubs but a transfer season amidst International competitions such as the Euros and Copa America is specially intriguing.
At 26 years old, Aubamayang could be at his prime both physically as well as in terms of his monetary value so it’s time that both, BVB and him cash out on his current status. Aubameyang is in the process of leaving Borussia Dortmund, according to Gabon national team coach, Jorge Costa.
He has had a par excellent season having netted 39 goals in just 46 appearances, a feat so impressive that it has the likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid.
His leaving is confirmed as he has asked not to be selected by the national coach for the upcoming matches against Mauritania and Ivory Coast due to being “in the middle of changing clubs” as told by the Gabon coach to RFI.
A real blow for Los Bloncos fans is the latest update on Lewandowski’s future. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, chairman of Bayern Munich, shoots down all rumours of the Polish striker’s departure post the news of talks between the Lewandowski’s agent and Real Madrid management. The star forward had been linked to a move to Madrid since before he joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund. The chairman’s stance on Lewandowski’s future at the club is certain claiming that he’s not for sale at any price this season.
Zlatan’s future is all but decided post his departure from PSG. His strong ties with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho have fast tracked the process and his press conference for the Swedish national side revealed more than met the eye. The Swedish striker discussed how he maintains a great relationship with Jose Mourinho ever since his days at Inter and upon being asked whether there has been an offer from Manchester United, he smirks and responds saying that there are multiple “concrete offers” from the English Premier League and that he would not give any “guarantees”. A move to Manchester seems imminent in the near future for the 9 time Swedish player of the year.
West Ham’s move for Lyon striker Lacazette seems to have hit another roadblock. The club’s initial offer of £23.7m was rejected almost instantly and their revised offer of £31m(club record bid) was met by the same fate and this time the Lyon chief, Jean-Michel Aulas, hinted lack of interest by the player to move to West Ham as the reason. West Ham are reportedly set to revise this offer even further as they remain relentless in acquiring the Frenchman’s services.
“For a sale to be made, all three parties must agree. We have refused several offers, the most important from West Ham for €40m and we refused it,” Aulas to Le Progres.
England’s young star, John Stones, has been the center of much attention by top clubs around the world and has attracted interest from Spanish giants, Barcelona. Barça boss, Enrique is said to be looking to replace outgoing Javier Mascherano with the young 22-year-old England international.
Reportedly set to make a £25m bid for the Everton defender, Enrique is looking to beat Manchester United to get the signature ahead of next season with both teams looking to fortify their defences.
Jose Mourinho has shortlisted the youngster as one of his primary transfer targets and the bidding war is expected to rise as high as £45m.