the Daily Briefing - what next for Lukaku at Chelsea, and was Solskjaer really a candidate for Brighton?
My exclusive transfer round-up, featuring Romelu Lukaku, Mykhaylo Mudryk, Arnaut Danjuma, and more.
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Today’s top stories:
How much do Arsenal and Liverpool face paying for Mykhaylo Mudryk?
We saw Ethan Nwaneri make his Arsenal debut and become the youngest ever Premier League player this weekend - click here to find out more exclusive info about the fine work the Gunners’ academy is doing and the talents who could be next to break into the first-team.
How much could Arsenal face paying for Mykhaylo Mudryk in January?
Bayern president Herber Hainer: “We are completely convinced of Julian Nagelsmann and our whole team. After the international break we will go all-out again, as you know FC Bayern.”
But did Bayern make a mistake not signing THIS big name as a potential replacement for Robert Lewandowski this summer?
📰 In other news, Benjamin Pavard considered leaving Bayern Munich this summer, with Man Utd, Chelsea, PSG, Atletico Madrid and Juventus among the clubs interested in him (Telefoot)
Italy legend Fabio Cannavaro is progressing in talks with Italian second division side Benevento - a deal looks set to be agreed for his first management experience in Italy.
Was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer really a candidate for the Brighton job? And could we see the former Manchester United manager back in the Premier League soon?
Why did Chelsea end up choosing Christoph Freund? Click here to find out all you need to know.
And, a possible story to watch here - what could Freund’s arrival mean for Romelu Lukaku and his Chelsea future?
There’s no purchase option as part of Ethan Ampadu’s loan from Chelsea to Spezia. It’s a simple loan until June 2023, with a loan fee plus bonuses included. Initial €15m buy option will not be part of the deal. Variables will depend on how much Ampadu plays this season.
📰 In other news, Chelsea want to make a move for Harry Kane and could include Romelu Lukaku as part of a future deal (Calciomercato)
Flamengo midfielder Joao Gomes on Liverpool scouting him: “Liverpool are a team I’d play for. I have the greatest desire to play. Playing in the Champions League is my biggest dream in football.”
Is there any truth to those Liverpool links with Mykhaylo Mudryk? And what is his asking price now?
What next for ex-Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following links with the Brighton job?
Official. RB Leipzig have confirmed that Max Eberl has joined as the club’s new sporting director from Borussia Monchengladbach.
Confirmed - Dan-Axel Zagadou has signed for Stuttgart on a free transfer, deal completed and signed after medical done today. The former Borussia Dortmund defender was never close to West Ham.
Official, confirmed. Valencia have now extended the contract of Giorgi Mamardashvili - his new deal until 2027 is now signed.
We heard a lot about Arnaut Danjuma in the summer, but why did a move to West Ham never go through?
🔒 (Subscribers Only) What next for Lukaku at Chelsea? How high is Mudryk's asking price? Plus my take on Arsenal's academy and those Solskjaer to Brighton links
My exclusive column, with the latest on the big issues at Chelsea and a near-miss for West Ham in the transfer market.
Why Chelsea have chosen Christoph Freund
So who is Christoph Freund? It’s important to say that Graham Potter approved the move. Why? Because Freund is considered one of the best sporting directors around. He works hard behind the scenes, and he’s turned down many other offers from the Premier League in the last few years.
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