Transfer News Round-Up: 23 October 2018 - Newslibre

Transfer News Round-Up: October 2018

Newslibre Sport is on hand to bring you all the latest reports and gossip coming out of  Europe and Africa’s leagues.

Barca want Milinkovic-Savic

Spanish heavyweights, FC Barcelona, are reportedly linked with Lazio star-forward Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Don Balon reports.

The Spanish side is looking to bolster its midfield after the likes of Arturo Vidal, Rafina and Samper have thus far failed to deliver.

Antonio Conte to Real Madrid?

According to British media, former Juventus and Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, is looking for a deal with 10-time Uefa Champions League winners, Real Madrid.

Those in the know say Real Madrid’s board is not convinced by Conte. A move for the former Italian number 8 would also throw a spanner in the works in Madrid the pursuit for Eden Hazard given the difficult relationship between the Italian and the Belgian.

Man City looking for Fernandinho’s replacements

The Cityzens are eyeing Ajax’s star Frenkie de Jong. The Manchester club understands that they are somewhat reliant on the Brazilian, Fernandinho, and thus the club wants to bring in reinforcements.

Manchester City will face stiff competition from Barcelona as they are also very interested in the services of the Dutch midfielder.

Arsenal transfer plans

Arsenal are said to be willing to delve into the transfer market in January is a “special” opportunity arises.

Adrien Rabiot set to snub Barcelona and Liverpool?

Adrien Rabiot is set to snub a host of European mega-clubs in order to sign a new deal at PSG. The French defensive midfielder was reportedly unhappy with his playing time at PSG. However, after improved financial benefits were proposed, it seems like the Parisian will extend his contract by 3 more years. And this snub Barcelona and Liverpool.

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Author: Takunda Taderera

Takunda is a budding, freelance writer for Newslibre. He loves football, basketball, books, music (all things Birdie and flirts with a bit of Jazz), Philosophy and is an ultra-marathon runner.

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