The 19-year-old was signed from Benfica for an initial fee of €35million last May but made only nine starts under head coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2016-17. The Portugal international has been linked with a move to Manchester United, who were said to be interested in signing him before he joined Bayern, while Juventus have reportedly enquired about a loan deal. "Bayern are a great club," he was quoted as saying by Record after returning from Portugal duty at the European Under-21 Championship.
With the start of preseason getting closer, teams are hoping to do their business in time to get new players a full bill of health and fitness before the new season. With that in mind, the transfer action truly begins to heat up with clubs under the crunch of time. With Manchester City heading to the United States for a preseason tour of America, they’re looking to do deals before the trip begins to have everyone on board. Kyle Walker has been heavily linked with City, and it looks like Daniel Levy’s steadfasness will pay off yet again for the London side. According to a report in the Daily Mail, Tottenham will wriggle nearly $62 million from City for Walker’s services. Levy knows that Pep Guardiola
It had become a true contest between Virgil van Dijk and Leonardo Bonucci to see who could be linked to Chelsea more often without Chelsea having any true hopes of making that transfer an actual reality. Bonucci had the advantage of history and age, Van Dijk had the advantage of Southampton’s protectionism and Liverpool’s very public failures. Bonucci was probably already edging the race despite Southampton keeping Van Dijk under the stairs, behind lock and key, sealed with a tapping-up hex, but thanks to Juventus coach Max Allegri, the Juventus defender has now jumped firmly into the lead and thus even further away from Chelsea. “[Bonucci] is an important player, an extraordinary player, and