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Chelsea ready £100m for Osimhen, Ferguson rejects Man Utd



Victor Osimhen scored Napoli's first goal

Chelsea are willing to pay £100m for top target, Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 24, of Napoli(Football Insider)

Osimhen has been linked to a number of Premier League clubs including Manchester United and Arsenal.

Chelsea are in discussions with France midfielder N’Golo Kante, 31, over a new two-year contract, with the option of a further year at Stamford Bridge. (Fabrizio Romano)

The Blues are disappointed with former manager, German Thomas Tuchel, for making public his desire to take highly-rated English coach Anthony Barry to Bayern Munich(Telegraph – subscription required)


Manchester United are interested in signing Benfica and Portugal forward Goncalo Ramos, 21, who has a release clause of 120m euros (£105.6m). (Record, via Goal)

Striker Evan Ferguson, 18, will turn down a move to Manchester United because the Republic of Ireland international thinks staying at Brighton will be better for his development. (Sun)

Meanwhile, Manchester United will consider Brentford’s Spanish goalkeeper David Raya, 27, as an alternative to his compatriot David de Gea, 32, who is yet to agree a new contract. (Give Me Sport)

Arsenal will prioritise another attempt to sign Brighton and Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo, 21, in the summer. (Football Transfers)


Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Brighton are interested in signing England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 29, whose contract at Liverpool expires at the end of the season. (Mail)

Newcastle are interested in signing Southampton and England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 28. (Football Insider)

South Korea defender Kim Min-jae has been linked with Manchester United but the 26-year-old says he is not interested in rumours about his future and that he wants to focus on playing for Napoli. (Mail)

Barcelona have ruled themselves out of signing Portugal and Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves, 26, this summer. (Fichajes – in Spanish)

Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets, 34, is still yet to agree a new deal at Barcelona and could move to Major League Soccer. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)


Manchester City believe Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan does not want to stay with the club, with the 32-year-old in negotiations with Barcelona about joining them when his contract runs out in the summer. (Sport) 

Barcelona do not want Spain forward Dani Olmo, 24, to renew his contract with RB Leipzig so they can sign him on a free transfer when his current deal ends in 2024. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Chelsea and Arsenal will go head-to-head in a battle to sign Everton and Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana, 21, after an impressive start to his career at Goodison Park. (Fichajes – in Spanish)

The head of the Brazilian FA (CBF) has claimed Real Madrid’s Italian boss Carlo Ancelotti is the perfect man to replace Tite as coach of the national team. (Reuters)

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