Arsenal aren’t too far away from the €100m Shakhtar
Chelsea, who were linked with Mudryk as well, are reportedly close to signing João Félix on loan and they won’t be done there. The Times says the Blues want another forward, another midfielder, and a backup for Reece James before January is up.
The report links the Blues with Borussia Mönchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram – more on him in a bit — and says they are considering a move for England youth international winger Noni Madueke, who is currently at PSV Eindhoven.
Nottingham Forest are interested in ex-Arsenal target Danilo, report the Athletic
. Palmeiras could entertain offers for the midfielder following the end of the Brazilian season.
Victor Osimhen, Benjamin Šeško and Harry Kane to United in the summer. Hot summer for united fans
Finally, ESPN report Manchester United will wait until the summer to bring in a long-term option up front, with Victor Osimhen, Benjamin Šeško and Harry Kane all mentioned as options, though Šeško will complete a move to RB Leipzig at the end of the season.
Thuram To Barcelona
Barcelona are preparing for the summer, with Thuram impressing the club as he approaches the end of his contract, as per Mundo Deportivo.
Sport add that the club are reluctant to sell summer signing Raphinha but a deal could happen if funds are needed. Multiple Premier League clubs are said to be interested in the Brazilian.
Azzedine Ounahi to Napoli?
Elsewhere, Napoli are reluctant to pay as much as €17m for World Cup star and Angers midfielder Azzedine Ounahi, report Calciomercato.
Benfica boss Roger Schmidt has shut the door on Enzo Fernández to Chelsea.
“The issue with Enzo is closed, there is no issue anymore.
“He’s our player, he’s in a very good condition, he’s training well, he’s happy, so he’s part of the squad and a key player. I think I’ve already said everything about him.”