Transfer Talk: Chelsea target new veteran striker, Sanchez saga almost over

Transfer Talk: Chelsea target new veteran striker, Sanchez saga almost over


Antonio Conte are not letting up on his search for another stiker, as the Telegraph reports the Londoners have turned their eye to another Premier League veteran in Peter Crouch. West Ham’s Andy Carroll was a previous target, however, he now faces another lengthy battle with injury.

Alexis Sanchez’s long transfer saga appears close to ending, yet what were initially surprise rumours of the Chilean joining Manchester United look set to become reality. ESPN quotes Arsene Wenger as stating it is “likely” he will join Jose Mourinho’s side.

Gunners fans may have something to cheer about though, as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang edges closer to joining the club according to Gianluca Di Marzio. The Gunners could send Olivier Giroud in the opposite direction to help complete the deal.

The Metro is reporting that there could be a bidding war between the Premier League’s biggest clubs for OGC Nice’s Jean-Michael Seri, with Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea all wanting his signature.

In more news for Liverpool, the Metro claims that Manchester City would be interested in rivalling Juventus for the transfer of Emre Can, if he decides to leave Anfield at the end of 2017-18.

Looking to La Liga, and Sky Sports says that Gareth Bale should be expected to stay part of Real Madrid, despite constant links to Manchester United, or previous speculation he could be traded back to Tottenham in a deal for Harry Kane.