Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today, Friday, 21st August 2020.
Man Utd hold last-minute Gabriel talks despite Arsenal medical
Manchester United have reportedly held last-minute talks with Gabriel Magalhaes – despite claims he’s set to undergo an Arsenal medical. Shock reports in both England and Italy claim the Red Devils have made a move to snatch the Brazilian from under Arsenal’s noses.
However, other sources close to United claim no such move has taken place. According to Sky Sports, Man United are yet to make a concrete bid for Magalhaes but are monitoring the 22-year-old’s situation. Others claim that Lille defender Magalhaes is delaying signing for Arsenal as he expects United to make a last-gasp bid for him.
Messi tells Koeman he ‘doesn’t see a future’ at Barcelona
Lionel Messi has reportedly rocked new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman by telling him he doesn’t see a future for the Catalan club.
Messi has been strongly liked with a move away from the Camp Nou this summer following Barcelona’s 8-2 demolition by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Joelson to sign Sporting extension in Arsenal transfer blow
Joelson Fernandes is reportedly set to sign a new deal with Sporting Lisbon in the news which will come as a blow to Arsenal.
The Gunners have been heavily linked with the Portuguese forward, who burst onto the scene this year by making four Sporting appearances at the tender age of 17.
Gunners’ interest in Ajax forward played down
Links between Arsenal and Quincy Promes are thought to be wide of the mark, according to Dutch journalist Mike Verweij.
The Netherlands international had been linked with a move to north London earlier in the summer, following a season in which he scored 12 goals in 20 Eredivisie appearances.
England defender Bronze to leave Lyon
England defender Lucy Bronze has confirmed she will be leaving Lyon when her contract expires at the end of the month.
“I won’t be staying at Lyon, I know that for sure,” the 28-year-old told BBC radio.