The Insider – Rudy Galetti: Arsenal, Man Utd locked in Felix battle; Kante pleases Chelsea; Hulk & Turkey

Joao Felix, it is a Premier League race. Cristiano Ronaldo pressured out Vincent Aboubakar. And N’Golo Kante’s future is at a crossroads. Listed below are a few of the foremost tales about the previous few days of the switch market from TribalFootball’s switch skilled Rudy Galetti.


Joao Felix is ​​not within the plans of the Atletico Madrid coach, Diego Simone, there are few doubts about this. For that reason, the Spanish membership have opened to the concept to let the Portuguese participant go, even quickly, to lighten the general wage invoice and provides him the chance to relaunch his profession elsewhere. Manchester United and Arsenal are absolutely within the race for Joao Felix, preventing for him in an ever-changing scenario.

So let’s have some order right here: Man United confirmed an preliminary curiosity final summer season, asking for earliest data and now, after some months, they’ve made a concrete transfer, placing on the desk an onerous mortgage with choice to purchase, to be set at round 90/100 million euros. Sadly, the preliminary mortgage cost provided by the Purple Devils wasn’t thought of ample by Atletico, which turned down the supply. Now, United must assess tips on how to proceed with the negotiation.

In any other case, on the Gunners facet, there was an necessary assembly within the final hours between the agent of the Portuguese participant, Jorge Mendes, to higher perceive the scenario and the subsequent days may very well be essential for the deal. Arsenal administration have already acquired the interior inexperienced gentle by proprietor Stan Kroenke to finalize the settlement if the circumstances can be thought of “good” and passable.

Nevertheless, the Spanish membership would really like round €22m for a 6-month mortgage (as a full bundle): actually a loopy quantity, however requests might lower as market shut approaches. An open race, control Chelsea’s scenario: the Blues may but beat the competitors with a shock transfer.


All the pieces as anticipated: a couple of month in the past we anticipated that Vincent Aboubakar’s future may very well be in Turkey. And so, in all probability, will probably be like this: Fenerbahce and Besiktas have began contacts with the agent of the Cameroon participant to higher perceive his calls for from him now that he’s virtually a free agent.

Some days in the past, Al Nassr – his former membership – virtually surprisingly, determined to terminate the contract with the striker who additionally performed a number one function within the World Cup in Qatar. The explanation for this determination is easy: the Saudi membership had reached the restrict of overseas gamers within the squad (which in the mean time, with the foundations of the SAFF, are 8) and had to create space within the checklist to register Cristiano Ronaldo. So, along with the coach Rudi Garcia, they determined to chop the Cameroon ahead who may now come again in Europe.

As informed, Fener and Besiktas each wish to velocity up issues if the circumstances on the desk will deemed appropriate. Certainly, the Wout Weghorst affair – requested by Manchester United – may persuade the Eagles to prioritize the dialog with the Cameroonian’s entourage.


N’Golo Kante’s future is at a crossroads: the participant nonetheless wishes to play an necessary function at Chelsea, persevering with to be a Stamford Bridge participant, however, till a number of weeks in the past, he did not settle for the concept of ​​decreasing his wage to resume his contract, expiring in June.

After the final assembly with the Blues, nevertheless, the scenario appears to have modified, with extra constructive sensations between membership and participant. Kante, in truth, would have opened the speculation of decreasing his request for him to stay with Chelsea. The administration admire this “new” place and the events will proceed to speak, looking for a mutually passable resolution.

Maintain an eye fixed, nevertheless, to the sirens that come from Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Ministry of Sport needs to help the golf equipment to succeed in qualitative offers with soccer stars, and Kante appears to be one other necessary alternative, after the arrival of CR7. For that reason, SAFF appears prepared to help Al Nassr – the group within the French midfielder – giving them the chance to suggest an enormous contract.

We stated it at the start, Kante is at a crossroads: will he comply with the guts, decreasing requests and deciding to remain at Chelsea, or will he comply with the cash, winking on the new Asian expertise? Solely time will inform.


On the age of 36, Givanildo Vieira de Souza, higher often called the Hulk, may come again in Europe. Certainly, the previous Porto and Zenit striker is within the sights of Adana Demirspor – the group coached by Vincenzo Montella – who’s on the lookout for an skilled striker to stay among the many first positions of the Tremendous Lig and to battle for Champions League to the top of the season.

After spending greater than 4 years in China, at Shanghai Port, Hulk had determined to return to Brazil, in all probability with the concept of ​​ending his profession at Atletico MG. However now the urgent of the Turkish membership – which has adopted and wished to purchase the Brazilian striker for at the least 2 years – actually appears to be engaging and the decision of European soccer will not be far behind.

The sentiments are constructive: after an extended courtship, on the finish of the final assembly between the events, the nice vibes are rising and for positive Adana will proceed to push exhausting to signal the previous Zenit participant: their function is giving to the Italian coach another participant to be deployed in assault who may assure high quality performances and objectives. The goal is nearer than ever.


Juventus are as soon as once more nice protagonists in Serie A. With eight victories in a row, the Bianconeri reached AC Milan in second place, seven factors away from Napoli.

Leaving the pitch and fascinated about switch market, two weeks in the past, we reported the curiosity of Juve in Youri Tielemans, as a potential alternative for Adrien Rabiot – whose contract will expire on the finish of the season – if the French midfielder decides to say goodbye to Turin. The vice World Champion is simply one of many many gamers whose contract expires in June, and Juventus are already fascinated about tips on how to deal with this case.

If for Rabiot, the Bianconeri will make one other try within the subsequent few weeks, to persuade his mother-agent to signal the renewal with a wage set at 7 million euros per season, the membership ought to behave in another way with Alex Sandro and Juan Cuadrado. Not by probability, the agent of the Brazilian participant is already working to discover a new vacation spot for his shopper who – except a sensational twists – will finish his journey with the Bianconeri jersey in June.

In the identical approach, the Colombian winger is making an attempt to grasp the true prospects of his switch to Spain, the place a number of golf equipment have proven curiosity in him. One factor is obvious: for each gamers, the subsequent few months would be the final with Juventus.

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