The Netherlands midfielder Teun Koopmeiners is flattered by Liverpool’s curiosity in him – effectively, who would not be? – however stays completely dedicated to Atalanta, the place he at present plies his commerce. The 24-year-old had an important World Cup, taking part in a pivotal position in his nation’s run to that quarter-final thriller in opposition to Argentina, and has apparently been the topic of long-term curiosity within the Anfield scouting division.
“I noticed the hyperlinks and tales about Liverpool,” stated Koopmeiners. “Nice to see that however I’m 100% targeted on Atalanta, I’m so comfortable to play right here.” While he is making all the appropriate noises, right here on the Rumor Mill’s patented Come And Get Me Plea-o-meter, we’re registering that as a stable 7/10.
Speculation suggests Atalanta, who stay within the hunt for a high 4 Serie A end, haven’t any intention of promoting Koopmeiners within the present window, which implies Jürgen Klopp might as an alternative flip his consideration to others on what some would possibly say is a wildly optimistic buying record . Brighton’s Moises CaicedoBorussia Mönchengladbach’s Kouadio KonéFulham’s João PalhinhaNice’s Khephren Thuram and idle whimsy’s Uncle Tom Cobley is all believed to be on his radar.
Chelsea’s pursuit of Enzo Fernández is the present window’s most tedious saga and appears set to characteristic a number of extra twists and turns. While a number of British media retailers are deciphering feedback made by the Benfica supervisor, Roger Schmidt, yesterday to imply negotiations between the 2 golf equipment over a £112m transfer have irreparably damaged down, your Rumor Mill has taken a distinct view.
What Schmidt truly stated is that “the difficulty with Enzo is closed”, which we took to imply that, having been omitted of his facet’s squad to face Portimonense final Friday as a punishment for having his head turned, the younger Argentinian midfielder will now be welcomed again into the fold however may nonetheless depart within the subsequent couple of weeks.
Goal-shy Chelsea’s pursuit of the Portuguese striker Joao Felix on mortgage from Atlético Madrid is anticipated to attain a profitable finish within the subsequent 24 hours, though the phrase from Spain is that his present employers may lob a late spanner within the works by including an extra yr to his contract so as to improve his sale -on worth when that mortgage spell concludes.
The Manchester United supervisor, Erik ten Hag, stays decided to “get it launched”. Wout Weghorst and it appears the topic of his need actually needs Manchester United to launch “it” his manner. Still a Burnley participant out on mortgage at Besiktas till the top of the season, Weghorst was criticized by the Turkish membership’s hierarchy for bidding followers a untimely farewell over the weekend. Reports on Tuesday counsel the target man is so determined to drive a transfer to Old Trafford that he’s ready to compensate Besiktas by dipping into his personal penny jar and handing over a fistful of change.
The topic of curiosity from Wolves, Internazionale and Porto, Racing Club’s 20-year-old central midfielder Carlos Alcaraz is believed to be on the verge of including some much-needed metal to Southampton’s midfield. The Italian transfer boffin Fabrizio Romano says Alcaraz will endure a medical this week earlier than inking a deal price greater than £12m, whereas Racing will trouser 15% of any sell-on payment when he indicators for an even bigger membership in two years’ time.
And lastly, Celtic are open to gives for his or her massive Greek striker Giorgos Giakoumakis, who could also be Major League Soccer-bound, whereas Aston Villa are “closing in” on a £12m deal for Real Betis’s 29-year-old left-back Alex Morenowith an settlement anticipated to be introduced any minute now.