Chelsea make €80m defender top targetThe English Premier league outfit Chelsea are claimed to be in negotiations over a shock transfer for Sevilla defender Jules Koundé.The Thomas Tuchel’s side were not expected to spend big on defensive reinforcement this summer amid plenty of competition at centre-back. The latest report from Fabrizio Romano suggest that the Blues have made the France international their top defensive transfer target this summer.Joules Koundé is open to the move with discussions between the two outfit expected to go ahead. Chelsea can avoid the discussions by meeting Joules Koundé’s €80million buy-out clause, but it’s likely the English Premier league club will attempt to reduce the amount.
Arsenal wants to sign MartinezThe Mikel Arteta’s side Arsenal are keen to switch their ambitious summer transfer window to the next stage with a shock move for the 23-year-old Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez. The North Londoners focus is now on securing the signature of a new striker and an enquiry has been made about the Argentina international.Lautaro Martinez is seen as one of the best young attackers in the world of football, scoring 19 goals and proving 11 assists in all competitions last term.
Al Duhail SC signs Toby AlderweireldOfficial: Qatari club Al Duhail SC have completed the €13million signing of the 32-nyear-old defender Toby Alderweireld from the English Premier league side Tottenham Hotspur. The Belgium international which is the former AFC Ajax Amsterdam and Atletico Madrid defender has signed a 3-year deal.