Premier League transfer news: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Philippe Coutinho, Mateo Kovacic, Richarlison
Could Chelsea star Hudson-Odoi replace Jadon Sancho at Dortmund?
Premier League transfer news and rumours
Dortmund eye Hudson-Odoi
Jadon Sancho has again been linked with a move to Manchester United this summer but could Borussia Dortmund replace him with another highly-rated English youngster?
The 18-year-old has impressed this season and his form has earned him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euro 2020 qualifying matches against the Czech Republic and Montenegro.
The Telegraph says that Dortmund are ready to battle their German rivals Bayern Munich for Hudson-Odoi’s signature while the Mirror reports that they see him as a ready-made replacement should Sancho leave for Man Utd.
Barca will listen to Coutinho offers
Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho could be set to leave Barcelona with the Spanish giants reportedly “ready to listen to offers”. The former Liverpool star has been linked with Manchester United, but it appears that Paris Saint-Germain are his most likely destination. (Goal.com)
Battle for Jovic
Barcelona are preparing to bid £43m for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic. The Serbian has scored 15 goals in the Bundesliga this season and Barca hope to beat Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in the race to sign the 21-year-old. (The Guardian/Daily Mail)
Kovacic open for Prem stay
Chelsea’s transfer ban could see Mateo Kovacic move to another Premier League club. The Croatian midfielder is currently on loan at Chelsea from Real Madrid but if the Blues fail with their appeal against the transfer ban his stay would be cut short. Not wanting to return to Madrid, Kovacic would prefer to stay at Chelsea. However, it is reported that he is open to a move to another Premier League club. (Daily Mirror via Marca)
Moreno set for Lazio switch
Liverpool’s Spanish left-back Alberto Moreno is set to join Italian club Lazio when his Anfield contract expires at the end of the season. (Daily Mail)
Spurs join Gomes chase
Everton want to make Andre Gomes’s loan spell from Barcelona a permanent one but they will face competition for the midfielder from Tottenham. The 25-year-old Portugal international has impressed on loan at Goodison Park. (The Sun)
Milan priced out of Richarlison move?
Everton only signed Richarlison from Watford for an initial £35m fee last summer but according to reports AC Milan are interested in the Brazilian forward. However, Everton have put a £60m price tag on the 21-year-old and this could be too much for the Italian side. (ESPN via MilanNews)
Hectic times for Giroud
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud admits that it could be a busy summer sorting out his future. The French World Cup winner is set to leave Stamford Bridge and has been linked with Ligue 1 clubs Marseille and Lyon. The 32-year-old said: “The future could be hectic this summer. I’m not scared of going down a level to have more playing time. It could be that I end my career in France.” (The Guardian)