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Alex Mott·29 August 2022

🤑 Transfer gossip: Ronaldo eyeing Chelsea; De Jong's future sorted

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Get your week started right with a fresh cup of transfer gossip.


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Domestic deals

The Independent claim that Jorge Mendes, agent of Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo, has returned to Chelsea investigating whether a move to Stamford Bridge is possible for the 37-year-old.

The Guardian meanwhile claim that Chelsea have revived their interest in Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha but Barcelona and Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains their number one priority.

Liverpool are considering a move for Sheffield United and Norway midfielder Sander Berge, claim the Yorkshire Post.

West Ham hope to complete the signing of Lyon playmaker Lucas Paqueta on Monday after the Brazilian underwent a medical on Sunday. A deal worth €60m has been agreed with the Ligue 1 giants.

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano says Chelsea have decided their English defender Trevoh Chalobah will not leave the club this summer despite holding talks with Inter Milan, AC Milan and RB Leipzig over possible loan deal.


On the continent

Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is expected to stay at the Nou Camp this summer, despite interest from Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool, say CBS.

Ajax are targeting Chelsea and Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech as a replacement for Antony after accepting a bid from Manchester United for the Brazil international.

Bild say Bayern Munich have ruled out making a late move for De Jong even though they’ve been unable to tie up a deal for RB Leipzig midfielder Konrad Laimer.

Paris Saint-Germain have their eyes on Monaco centre-back Axel Disasi after a move for Inter’s Milan Skriniar fell through. The Parisiens are also closing on the signing of Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz, claim Le Parisien.


From the horse’s mouth

“I can confirm I’m 99% sure Ruben Neves will stay at Wolverhampton this summer.”

Bruno Lage was pretty confident on Sunday that his star midfielder would be staying at Molineux during this window.


In case you missed it

Roma’s attack went to a new level on Sunday as the capital club confirmed the arrival of Andrea Belotti on a free transfer.


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