Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Chelsea lodge €60m bid for Palmeiras wonderkid Estevao 'Messinho' Willian



Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2024 by Goal.com

Bayern eyeing move for Girona's Gutierrez

Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Chelsea lodge €60m bid for Palmeiras wonderkid Estevao 'Messinho' Willian

According to Fichajes, Bayern Munich are eyeing a move for Miguel Gutierrez as they eye the Girona defender as a possible replacement for Alphonso Davies who is Real Madrid-bound.

The Bundesliga giants, however, could face competition from Premier League giants Manchester United who are also interested in signing the Spanish full-back.

Phillips could return to Leeds United in the summer

Kalvin Phillips could return to Leeds United in the summer as they want to re-sign the midfielder on loan from Manchester City, according to the Daily Mail.

Phillips, who is currently on loan at West Ham United, will return to Manchester City at the end of the current season and the Cityzens are expected to demand a transfer fee in the region of £30m (€35m).

Liverpool might sell Kelleher in the summer

According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool could agree to sell goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher amid interest from Nottingham Forest and Celtic. Kelleher, who graduated from Liverpool's youth academy, has been a part of the senior side since 2019.

Man City eyeing move for Wolves defender

According to FootballTransfers, Manchester City are reportedly keen on signing Wolves left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri in the upcoming summer transfer window.

The report claims that the Cityzens have already held talks with Wolves who will demand a transfer fee in the region of £60 million.

Leverkusen CEO hints Alonso could manager Real Madrid in future

Bayer Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro hinted that Xabi Alonso could take charge of Real Madrid as their manager in the future. The Spanish coach recently guided the German side to their first-ever Bundesliga title.

Speaking to Diario AS, Carro said, "It’s possible that Xabi Alonso will become Real Madrid manager one day, yes."

Laporta hints Xavi could stay back at Barcelona

Barcelona president Joan Laporta hinted that Xavi could reverse his decision and stay back at the club. Earlier this year, the Barca boss announced that he would leave the job after the current 2023/24 season.

Speaking to ESports3, Laporta said, "I feel that the situation with Xavi is still open and can change. We will talk again at the end of the season."

Bayern in advanced talks to re-appoint Nagelsmann

According to Sky Sport, Bayern Munich are all set to re-appoint Julian Nagelsmann as their new manager after Thomas Tuchel leaves the club at the end of the current season.

The club's sporting directors Christoph Freund and Max Eberl are currently negotiating the terms with the manager's agency Sports360 and will offer either a three-year or four-year contract.

Man Utd set to part ways with Varane and Maguire

According to Rudy Galetti, Manchester United will part ways with defender Raphael Varane and Harry Maguire ahead of the 2024/25 season.

West Ham are monitoring Maguire's situation at the moment while the Red Devils have added players like Gleison Bremer and Goncalo Inacio to their shortlist of central defenders.

Chelsea reportedly make bid for Estevao 'Messinho' Willian

According to a report by journalist Jorge Nicola [via Sports Witness], a Premier League team has offered €60 million to sign Estevao, in the form of €40 million plus bonuses of €20 million. His release clause is worth €60 million, but since that wouldn't be paid in full right away, Palmeiras would still have to accept the offer. According to Nicola, the Brazilian club is considering offering him a new deal but is hesitant to accept it since they think his value may still rise. Given their strong links to the 16-year-old, Chelsea is the most likely team cited.

Sergino Dest rules out a return to Barcelona

Sergino Dest has ruled out a return to Barcelona, with the USMNT star saying “time will tell” when it comes to his future.

Dest has little interest in returning to Barcelona, despite rebuilding his reputation in Eindhoven, and has said when asked about his plans for the next transfer window: “PSV are happy with me and I’m enjoying my stay here. My future? Time will tell. Barcelona? No, I want to develop. My future, wherever I am, is to play and develop.”



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