Three-time European champions Manchester United are closing in on a £30m deal for towering Ajax Amsterdam defender Jurrien Timber according to transfer insider Pedro Almeida. It was revealed that the Red Devils are one step away from signing the centre back and that the two clubs have agreed a fee for the player.
New Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag asked for the signing of the defender and he has been backed accordingly if the report mentioned above is anything to go by.
The future of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is still a major case of concern as he continues to be linked with a move to Manchester City this summer. The England international forward has clearly revealed that he wants out of Tottenham this summer but the London club have also remained on their stance that they are not willing to see him leave anytime soon. It’s currently a critical situation for both the club and the player, with Tottenham pretty much unwilling to let go of their best player, while Kane feels that at 28, he should be winning trophies in his career instead of being that striker who scored a lot of goals without any trophy to show for it.
Kane has a couple of reasons to swap the Tottenham Hotspur stadium for the Etihad stadium and while one of them is the fact that he would have a greater chance of winning trophies, the other one is that he would be getting himself a massive pay-rise if the transfer goes through. According to several reports, the striker could be entitled to a jaw-dropping £400,000-per-week contract at Manchester City and that’s almost double of what he currently earns at Spurs.
Premier League champions Manchester City are prepared to open talks for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane as they bid to sign the Englishman in time for the 2021/22 season. It was revealed by popular transfer guru Fabrizio Romano that Manchester City intend to initiate discussions for Kane in the coming weeks.
Italian journalist Romano said that Kane is the first striker target for Manchester City who are in the market for a replacement for club legend and all-time leading goalscorer Sergio Aguero. Aguero will leave Manchester City after the Champions League final and he has already reached an agreement on a free transfer deal with Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga.
Premier League leaders Manchester City have the opportunity to move a step closer to winning the title with a win at European football hopefuls Aston Villa on Wednesday night.
Villa are one of the several clubs in with a chance of securing a place in the Europa League next season and only a win over Manchester City will boost that chance when the two teams meet at Villa Park.
The very big question that has lived on the lips of several of the club’s supporters, former players, and pundits alike. The Red Devils have not clinched the league title since 2013 when they last achieved the feat under legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Since then, they have hired different managers who have tried but failed to bring back home the Premier League crown.
Managers like David Moyes (signed from Everton), Louis van Gaal (joined from the Netherlands national team) and Jose Mourinho have all had their fair share of stints at Old Trafford but to no avail. Every year, the club dishes out a huge sum of money that they invest into transfers, including big-name signings but at the end of the day, the fans will eventually have to settle for the “next season is our season” quote that has now become a norm among the Old Trafford faithful.
Fulham will be faced with yet another tough test in the Premier League away from home when they visit Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on Saturday. The London club were away in their last game at the King Power Stadium where they took on Leicester City and shockingly got a win and the whole three points.
The Cottagers have climbed up the Premier League table and are now in 17th position, moving out of the relegation zone and will be hoping they make it two wins in their last four outings.
Liverpool board are looking forward to having a sit down with popular wingers Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané after the club’s Premier League title triumph.
Both Salah and Mané have played instrumental roles in the rise of the Reds in recent seasons, with the former contributing 17 league goals and 7 league assists this term, while the latter has impressed with 15 goals and 7 assists.
Leroy Sane returns for Manchester City’s under-23 team and played for 57 minutes against Arsenal under-23 team. Leroy was out of the squad since August of last year. He was suffering from a knee ligament injury, which occurred during the Community Shield match against Liverpool at Wembley. Although the club ended the match as a winning side, they suffered the loss in the form of injury of their key player, Leroy Sane.
international, who was the PFA player of the year during Manchester City’s
winning campaign of 2017-2018 season of Premier League returned to training in
January, but had to wait for too long to wear a blue shirt. The 24 years old
played his first match at Emirates Stadium on Friday after returning from
injury as his club faced Arsenal in Premier League 2. His return was quite
successful as Manchester City managed to beat their opponent i.e. Arsenal FC by
Manchester City played well in their Champions League match against Dinamo Zagreb; however, it took two substitutes to win the match.
Pep Guardiola’s team had done it all, they played well, created chances, even had two penalty appeals go down but could not break the deadlock until he introduced super subs. Raheem Sterling came out of the bench in the 56th minute and within 10 minutes, he sent a perfect Riyad Mahrez to cross home. Then he was again involved in the Phil Foden’s goal when he ran 40 yards from the centerline to deliver an inch-perfect pass to Foden to get the second goal of the night. That was in the 95th minute. The scorer Foden himself was substituted just 5 minutes before.
Premier Leaguehave been busy in the window as they look to rebuild ahead of next season. The top six sides appear to be taking their time in the transfer window so far with no major marquee signing from some of the teams.
One of the players that has been linked with some of the top six sides is Leicester City defender, Harry Maguire.