Premier League transfer news and rumours
Reds want to sign a Blue?
Could Liverpool be preparing a raid on their Merseyside neighbours Everton for Richarlison?
According to ESPN, via Brazilian outlet UOL Esporte, it’s reported that Reds manager Jurgen Klopp met with Renato Velasco, the agent of the Everton striker, and the 21-year-old “might have cropped up in the conversation”.
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Valued at around £70m The Guardian says that former Watford star Richarlison is also a target of Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Barcelona.
Despite the speculation about his future the Brazilian forward wrote on Twitter: “I’m happy.” Get ready for months of rumours then…
Tielemans to stay?
Youri Tielemans does not know where he will be playing next season, but says he can be part of “something great” at Leicester City. The 21-year-old Belgium midfielder, who is on loan at Leicester from Monaco, said: “I do not know what is going to happen this summer. I feel really good here, but I have to see the other options too. At Leicester, I can be part of something great.” (Sky Sports)
Sessegnon set to leave Fulham
Fulham are “resigned” to losing Ryan Sessegnon this summer after their relegation from the Premier League was confirmed. The 18-year-old winger only has one year left on his current contract and has been linked with Tottenham. (London Evening Standard)
Defoe staying at Ibrox
AFC Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe insists he will remain on loan at Glasgow Rangers next season. The 36-year-old said: “I want to stay here, for sure. I want a full season to try to achieve something special here. Bournemouth can call me back in the summer and again in January, but I am focused on being here and scoring goals for Rangers.” (Daily Record)
Sancho not for sale
England winger Jadon Sancho has once again been linked with Manchester United but Borussia Dortmund insist that the 19-year-old is not leaving this summer. Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke told Eurosport Germany: “We will not sell him, that is fact. It is clearly discussed with every person who is involved that Jadon plays in the next season for BVB.” (Sky Sports)
Bruno to the Bridge?
Sources have confirmed to ESPN that Chelsea are keen on signing Atletico Paranaense midfielder Bruno Guimaraes. The 21-year-old Brazilian has been scouted by a number of European clubs including Inter Milan, Napoli, AC Milan and Lille.
Leipzig target Mount and Abraham
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has impressed on loan at Derby County this season and his form for the Championship side is being noticed by Bundesliga club Red Bull Leipzig. According to reports in Germany Leipzig could make a loan move for Mount and his fellow Chelsea team-mate Tammy Abraham. Striker Abraham has starred on loan at Aston Villa. (Derby Telegraph)
Jiménez staying at Molineux
Wolves have announced that on-loan striker Raúl Jiménez will permanently sign for the club on 1 July 2019. The Mexican has scored 15 goals so far this season and the 27-year-old will sign a four-year deal.
Premier League fixtures and TV guide
Friday 5 April
- Southampton vs. Liverpool (8pm, live on Sky Sports)
Saturday 6 April
- AFC Bournemouth vs. Burnley (3pm)
- Huddersfield Town vs. Leicester City (3pm)
- Newcastle United vs. Crystal Palace (3pm)
Sunday 7 April
- Everton vs. Arsenal (2.05pm, live on Sky Sports)
Monday 8 April
- Chelsea vs. West Ham United (8pm, live on Sky Sports)
FA Cup semi-final fixtures
Saturday 6 April
- Manchester City vs. Brighton and Hove Albion (5.30pm, live on BBC One)
Sunday 7 April
- Watford vs. Wolves (4pm, live on BT Sport)
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