Monday, January 17, 2022

Manchester United 'interested in signing Ronald Araujo from Barcelona'

 
 Manchester United are reportedly showing an interest in Barcelona centre-back Ronald Araujo.

The 22-year-old has been an important player for the Catalan giants during the 2021-22 campaign, making 22 appearances in all competitions, scoring two goals in the process.

Araujo has entered the final 18 months of his contract at Camp Nou, though, and there has been a host of speculation surrounding his future in recent months.
 

Barcelona 'expect Ousmane Dembele to join Manchester United or Juventus'

 Barcelona are reportedly expecting Ousmane Dembele to join either Manchester United or Juventus on a free transfer this summer.

The France international's contract at Camp Nou is due to expire at the end of June, and Barcelona have thus far been unsuccessful in their attempts to sign him to an extension.

Man United have been strongly linked with the World Cup winner in recent months, while Juventus are said to have a long-standing interest in his services.

Photo: Juventus 'weighing up January move for Anthony Martial'

Juventus are reportedly considering a move for Manchester United attacker Anthony Martial.

The 26-year-old has informed the Red Devils that he wants to leave during the January transfer window, but the club are yet to receive a suitable offer for his services.

Man United interim head coach Ralf Rangnick said that the France international refused to be a part of the squad against Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday, although the attacker later insisted that was not the case.

Xavi 'accepts Ousmane Dembele will leave Barcelona on a free transfer'

 Barcelona boss Xavi has reportedly accepted that the Catalan club will be unable to sign Ousmane Dembele to a new contract.

The 24-year-old's deal at Camp Nou is due to expire at the end of June, meaning that he is currently free to discuss a pre-contract with a foreign club.

Xavi has previously been optimistic when it comes to Barcelona's chances of signing the France international to fresh terms at the club.

Chelsea's Andreas Christensen 'will not consider joining another English club'

 
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen will not consider joining another English club, according to a report.

The Danish international has entered the final six months of his contract with the Blues, and despite negotiations with the European champions, there has been no agreement made on a new deal.

Christensen is free to talk with European clubs right now regarding a potential move at the end of the season, and several teams have been looking at him.
 

Chelsea 'to make decision on Armando Broja future this week'

 
Chelsea are set to make a decision on the future of Armando Broja this week, according to a report.

The 20-year-old is currently out on loan with Southampton on a year-long deal, and he has made an impact for the Saints so far this season.

Broja has played 17 times in the Premier League, scoring five times, while he has also found the back of the net twice in the EFL Cup for the club.
 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set for early return from Africa Cup Of Nations?

 

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set for an early return from the Africa Cup Of Nations, according to a report.

The forward is currently on international duty with Gabon at the tournament, but he is yet to play a single game due to contracting COVID-19 in the build-up.

So far he has missed fixtures against Comoros and Ghana, but the striker might end up missing the entire tournament due to health reasons.

According to The Athletic, Aubameyang could end up being sent back to England due to him suffering heart lesions following his bout with the virus.