Arsene Wenger wants star footballer Mbappe
The manager of Arsenal is very much in the market for teen sensation Kylian Mbappe. This 18-year-old footballer has also been on the radar of giants like Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain. Arsene Wenger has said that he was interested in the young gun for quite a while. While keeping in mind that there are other clubs willing to spend more, Wenger has expressed his admiration for Kylian Mbappe. This season Arsenal has spent a record fee on striker Alexandre Lacazette. Looking out for Mbappe, Wenger has also expressed his interest in his team mate Thomas Lemar. Currently, Arsenal is on their pre-season tour in Australia where they will play two matches against Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC.
Wayne Rooney hopes for a national team return
One of the biggest transfer news so far has been the dramatic return of Wayne Rooney to his former club Everton. This ex Manchester United player has re-joined Everton after 13 years. Rooney has played 559 matches for United and is also the highest goal scorer for United with 253 nets. Rooney is hoping that he delivers at Everton and gets a call back for the England national team. He was left out against Scotland and France. Wayne Rooney has not been on the field for England since last November. The record national goal scorer is hoping that manager Gary Southgate will give him another chance. For that, he is ready to take up new challenges. Ronald Koeman has a void to fill in as the club’s striker Romelu Lukaku is nearing to join Manchester United this season.
Romelu Lukaku to join Manchester United
The Everton striker has joined United this season for a five-year contract. The deal is done and dusted with Lukaku passing the medical exam and even joining up with the United team on their pre- season tour in the United States. Many sources claim the fee could rise to 90 million Euros. Jose Mourinho is pleased to have added Lukaku to his team. United beat Chelsea last minute to grab Lukaku from Everton. This decision came just a few hours after Wayne Rooney’s move to Everton from Manchester United.
Jose Mourinho sets his sights on Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier
Jose Mourinho seems to be on a spending spree this season. After a hefty transfer of Romelu Lukaku from Everton, he has turned his attention to Eric Dier. The offer is no less than 60 million Euros. Both Coach Jose Mourinho and Vice Chairman Ed Woodward want to acquire new talent to strengthen United’s team. Mourinho is prepared to go all out to obtain Dier in spite of the Spur’s vehemently refusing his earlier bids.