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Chelsea rivals PSG for Inter’s Milan Skriniar

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The summer transfer window is here, and there’s a lot of gossip about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you the latest news on rumours, comings and goings and of course closed deals!

TOP STORY: Chelsea, PSG eyes Skriniar

Chelsea are ready to rival Paris Saint-Germain, as their goal is to sign the Internazionale centre-back. Milan Skriniaras reported by Sky Sports Italia.

The relationship between the blues and Nerazzurri are said to be positive after treating for Romelu Lukaku — who will rejoin Inter on loan.

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PSG have offered €60m for the Slovakian international so far, but Inter consider that sum to be too low.

Chelsea aim to bring in defensive reinforcements after losing anthony rudiger Y Andreas Christensen to Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​respectively.

Having already shown interest in the Juventus centre-back matthijs de ligtit seems that they are still looking towards Serie A to strengthen their back line.

This comes after Inter’s negotiations with PSG began to stall due to the difference in their valuations of the 27-year-old, while the Ligue 1 champions also wanted to include a player in the deal.

The fact that there is interest from other sides is an advantage for Inter, as it could lead to PSG raising their own offer.

Inter are open to letting Skriniar leave as they believe doing so is the best way to ensure their financial stability due to the interest in the defender, which will be encouraging for both Chelsea and PSG.

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LIVE BLOG

08:54 BST: LAFC midfielder Ilie Sánchez is not surprised that Gareth Bale has chosen the MLS club to continue his playing career.

The 32-year-old Welsh international joined LAFC on a 12-month contract, with options until 2024, after his contract with LaLiga champions Real Madrid ended.

“I’m not surprised [by his arrival] because I have been in this league for six years, and I see that every year our level continues to rise,” Sánchez said. “Things are going very well. I imagine you had other options, but we are all delighted that you chose us.

“There were internal rumors, it was a very difficult operation. Our management did everything right for the league and the player to accept the terms that were offered.

We will do everything possible so that Bale adapts as quickly as possible to the team.”

LAFC had earlier this month signed the former Juventus and Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini and renewed the contract of captain Carlos candle.

“We have brought in two world-class reinforcements in Chiellini and Bale, while we have renewed Carlos Vela,” said Sanchez, who has scored 63 goals in 101 MLS games.

“Carlos Vela is our leader, he has been our leader from the beginning and he will continue to be. His renewal and the arrival of Bale and Chiellini is a guarantee that we continue at the top.”

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08.31 BST: Tomi Juric he will reunite with his old mentor Tony Popovic at Melbourne Victory, and fringe outfit Socceroo will sign a one-season deal with the A-League men’s club.

Joining from Macarthur FC, Juric enjoyed a successful season playing under Popovic at Western Sydney Wanderers, including winning the Asian Champions League in 2014, before moving to Europe.

He has been capped 41 times by the Socceroos, including winning the 2015 Asian Cup and participating in the 2018 World Cup.

08:00 BST: Former Manchester City midfielder fernandinho has signed for Brazilian Serie A side Athletico Paranaense as the 37-year-old returns to the club where he began his senior career.

“Welcome back, Fernandinho,” Athletico wrote on Twitter on Monday after the player signed a two-year contract, according to local media, to return to the club after 17 years.

Fernandinho, who helped City capture four Premier League titles, including the 2021-22 crown, and six League Cups since joining Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, said in April that he did not plan to stay beyond the season.

City confirmed the former Brazil international’s departure in May as he prepared for his final game for them when they took on Aston Villa in their final league game of the season.

PAPER GOSSIP

– Manchester City expect an initial offer from Chelsea for sterling rahimas reported by Sky Sports, who adds that the Premier League champions could let the winger walk if an acceptable offer of around £50m arrives. Sterling tops Thomas Tuchel’s list of attacking options, with the Blues coach desperate to add an extra attack. border next to it.

– Manchester United fear their desperation to make summer transfers is leading clubs to expect as much money as possible, with Ajax Amsterdam asking for £70m for Anthony, according to The Daily Star. The report also mentions that Jurrien Wood will stay at Ajax, while Christian Eriksen You are making a decision about your future. However, the Red Devils are increasingly confident that they can sign the Barcelona midfielder. Frankie de Jong.

– Calciomercato have linked AC Milan with a possible signing of the Chelsea winger Hakim Ziechstating that this could play a role in Alexis Saelemaekers leaving the Scudetto winners. Milan value Saelemaekers at around €20m, and he could leave if a new right winger is brought in and a good offer arrives. That said, so far none have arrived.

Sven Botman He completed his medical ahead of a £35m move from Lille to Newcastle United, Sky Sports reports. The Dutchman was Eddie Howe’s main defensive target for the summer window, and they are close to bringing him in despite having faced competition from AC Milan.

– Fulham close to a deal for Sporting CP midfielder Joao Palhinhaas reported by Fabricius Romano, which adds that there is a total agreement between the two clubs for 18 million euros plus supplements. The final details are yet to be worked out by the player and work is underway to complete the move as quickly as possible to avoid any issues. Wolverhampton Wanderers had also been linked with the Portugal international earlier in the window.

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