Manchester City Eyeing Josko Gvardiol with Kovacic as Bait
FootballTransfers has exclusively revealed that Manchester City is planning to make a move for Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol and they are hoping to boost their negotiations by landing his compatriot Mateo Kovacic. Kovacic’s departure from Chelsea has been a topic of discussion for a while now, and this move could be a win-win situation for all parties involved. Gvardiol is a highly rated center-back, and City is looking to strengthen their defense ahead of the new season.
PSG coach Christophe Galtier announced that Lionel Messi’s last match with the French club would be against Clermont, but PSG quickly issued a correction, stating that no decision has been made yet. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s sports minister hinted that Messi’s move to Al-Hilal could be announced soon. The situation remains unclear, and it is unclear where Messi will end up next season.
Karim Benzema’s future at Real Madrid seemed uncertain after he received a lucrative offer from Saudi Arabia. However, the Frenchman has now made a final decision on his future, and it appears that he will stay at Real Madrid. Benzema is a key player for the Spanish giants, and his decision to stay will be a huge boost for the club.
Modric and Ronaldo’s Future Decisions
Former Real Madrid teammates Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo have also made decisions on their future. Modric has reportedly received an offer from Saudi Arabia, and he is considering whether or not to accept it. Ronaldo, on the other hand, has been linked with a move away from the Saudi Pro League, and he too has made his final decision. It remains to be seen where both players will end up next season.
Chelsea’s midfield exodus is picking up steam, with Mateo Kovacic and Mason Mount negotiating their departure. Mount’s move to Manchester United appeared to be picking up steam, with reports suggesting that he has agreed on personal terms. However, Chelsea’s asking price has been a roadblock in the negotiations. Thiago Silva confirmed the move, but it remains to be seen if Manchester United will meet Chelsea’s demands.
The U20 World Cup is in full swing, and some players have caught the eye with their performances. Chelsea starlet Cesare Casadei has been one of the standout performers of the tournament so far. It remains to be seen if he will be given a chance to showcase his talents at Stamford Bridge next season.
FA Cup Final Combined XI
Manchester City and Manchester United will face off in the FA Cup final on Saturday, and we have put together a combined XI of their most valuable players. It is a star-studded lineup, with players such as Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden, and Bruno Fernandes making the cut.
Finally, let’s finish with some more transfer news. USMNT star Ricardo Pepi is likely to be on the move this summer, and his likely destination is still unknown. Chelsea is set to lose another player, and he is off to Italy like many ex-Blues. One of those former players will be on the market this summer, and it remains to be seen if Chelsea will bring him back. Arsenal has been given a huge boost as they prepare their bid for Declan Rice. And Liverpool is reportedly the firm favorite to land Manu Kone from Germany.