Today’s Rumour Mill features reports linking Kylian Mbappe Lottin to Monaco’s bitter rivals Paris Saint-Germain instead of Real Madrid.
Arsenal receive huge boost ahead of season opener
According to the Telegraph, Arsenal have received a huge boost ahead of the season opener with PSG dropping their interest in Alexis Sanchez following their capture of world record signing Neymar.
Sanchez was linked with a £50 million move to French giants but it looks like he is said to stay at the London club and see out the remaining 12 months of his contract before he opts for a new challenge elsewhere.
The report adds the signing of Chelsea and Manchester United receive a boost in their pursuit to sign Serge Aurier after PSG decided to put the right back for sale.
Antonio Conte steps up interest in Arsenal player
Chelsea have launched a £25 million deal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as the Blues look to step up their interest in the player and fulfil Conte’s desire to strengthen his squad, reports the Daily Mail. The 23-year-old has just one year left on his contract and club could risk losing his services for free at the end of the season.
He would be welcomed addition for The Blues as he has excelled in the wing-back role and would fit in perfectly into Conte’s 3-4-3 system.
Liverpool to fight Roma for PSG’s attacking midfielder
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Lucas Moura finds himself in a transfer tug of war between Liverpool and Roma. The Brazilian international was left out of the squad for the first game of the season and seems surplus to requirements with the arrival of Neymar.
Barcelona ramp up efforts to land Philippe Coutinho
Barcelona want to complete the signing of Philippe Coutinho by the end of this week and are sending a three-man delegation to England to negotiate a £100 million deal to Camp Nou, reports The Mirror.
Liverpool continue to stand ground and insist the player is not for sale, it is now up to the three-man team to do their best to get the Brazilian’s signature and convince him to join the Camp Nou.
Shock reports from France regarding the transfer of Kylian Mbappe
According to French reports in TF1, it believed teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe wants to join PSG as opposed to Real Madrid. It is believed PSG will begin talks with Monaco over the player as they prepare to launch their first bid for the teenage sensation.
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and Arsenal have been linked with a transfer for the 18-year-old but it now looks like PSG are the front runners to land Mbappe.