Club managers all around the football world are aiming to strengthen their squad and increase the depth. Some are eyeing players from other clubs. While others are planning to renew the contracts of their existing stars. Here are some transfer news and rumors from today (16th Nov).
Arsenal appears in transfer news the most
1. Lionel Messi
Since the reports from Marca stated that Leo rejected a contract extension in July, he is linked with a number of EPL clubs. English heavyweights such as Manchester United and Chelsea are preparing bids for the Argentine. But the favorite remains Manchester City due to Messi’s previous relation with Pep Guardiola.
2. Daniel Sturridge
Jurgen Klopp has axed Daniel Sturridge from Liverpool’s starting XI. Stoke City and West Ham United are 2 parties interested in bidding for the Englishman in January.
3. Bastian Schweinsteiger
The German joined Manchester United in 2015. His first season was bad for the club overall. 2016 summer turned out to be worst for him as Jose Mourinho axed him from the first team. Reports are suggesting that the Bastian will be joining MLS club Chicago fire after the new year.
4. Harry Kane
Tottenham’s number 10 has demanded a contract renewal to get an increased wage. Kane’s representatives are demanding a wage way higher than the club is offering. It is expected that the club wouldn’t want to lose their star man.
5. Alexis Sanchez
The Chilean has impressed since he joined Arsenal in 2014. A number of clubs including Manchester City and Juventus are interested in securing his signature. Moreover, Arsenal will surely make efforts to prevent their number 7 from demanding a transfer.
6. Antoine Griezmann
The French superstar is surely one of the best currently. Manchester United is leading the race to secure his signing. Although this seems difficult, but he has shown his desire to play with Paul Pogba at the club level. And this might motivate the move.
7. Wayne Rooney
The Manchester United and English number 10 Wayne Rooney is surely declining due to the age factor. Los Angeles FC approached Manchester United for a possible move.
8. Frank Lampard
Despite moving to MLS, Frank Lampard is planning to return to Premier League. He has confirmed NYFC exit but didn’t reveal his next destination. Reports suggesting that he might retire as a player but start a coaching career at Chelsea.
9. Jack Wilshere
Although Arsene Wenger loaned his number 10 as he was an injury prone, transfer news is reporting that AC Milan is interested in signing him.
10. Mesut Ozil
Despite being a key player for Arsenal, Mesut Ozil is planning to make a move. Since he has signed, Arsenal failed to win a single trophy and this might be a motivation for the German to look for a better club. But Arsenal is hopeful that they will persuade their number 11 to stay at the club for a bit long. Despite all these rumors, Ozil has bought a new house in London and this might be a sign that Mesut is staying.
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