Transfer Gist: Luka Modric For Sale, Boateng To Manchester United, Others  

Florentino Perez, Real Madrid president on Friday said the club will only sell Luka Modric for £668million.The 2018 World Cup Most Valuable Player has two years left on his current at the Bernabeu. According to Sky Italia, Intermilan have made contact with Modric’s reprersentatives, to enquire about a possible deal.

“The only possibility that Modric leaves is by paying £668million,” Perez said.

 

James Morrison has signed a new one-year contract at West Bromwich Albion after becoming a free agent, Sky Sport has reported.

 

Daily Mirror reports that Wilfred Zaha has told his teammates at Crystal Palace that he is ready to quit the club to force a move to Chelsea in the current transfer window. New coach, Marizio Sarri has reportedly indicated interest in the Ivory Coast international.

 

According to Daily Express, Arsenal are interested in Torino’s striker, M’Baye Niang. The Senegalese, who impressed for the Teranga Lions at the 2018 World Cup, had a trial at the club under former boss, Arsene Wenger.

 

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Bayern Munich defender, Jerome Boateng, for £50m, according to Daily Mirror. Jose Mourinho is desperate to add a defender to his squad, following injuries to Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and Antonio Valencia.

 

Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri has said he is “very confident” that Willian will remain at the club. The Brazilian is still been linked with a summer move to Manchester United and Real Madrid.

“I spoke yesterday with him about him being late, but not about his future,” said Sarri. “It was a very positive conversation. I am happy about it. There is not a problem with Willian,” Sarri said.

 

Tottenham will reportedly consider any potential offers for the trio of Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose and Mousa Dembele in this window, Sky Sports News has said.

Alderweireld and Dembele’s contract will expire next summer, though the former has a clause to extend until 2020, which would also trigger a £25m release clause.

Alderweireld was earlier targeted by Manchester United, but coach Jose Mourinho has now turned his attention to Barcelona’s Yerry Mina.

Dembele is understood to have been keen on a move to China, but the Asian transfer window has closed. Italian giants, Intermilan and AC Milan have also expressed interest in the midfielder.

Danny Rose’s future at White Hart Lane remains uncertain, since criticising the club’s ambition and wage structure in 2017. He later apologized.

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