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Transfer rumors and football rumors: Alexander Isak, Kalidou Koulibaly, Lisandro Martinez

13 Jul 2022 | 08:36

Wednesday’s transfer rumors and rumors from the following sites, including that Newcastle want to sign the Sweden international.


Newcastle’s hierarchy has agreed that Alexander Isak would be an ideal signing to boost their attack but would need to spend almost all of their remaining transfer budget to sign the international. Swedish player (Daily Telegraph).

Newcastle have also included Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas on their striker shortlist (Daily Express).

Chelsea have made a move to recruit Kalidou Koulibaly and can still try to add Presnel Kimpbembe to the defensive options of Thomas Tuchel (Daily Telegraph).

Raheem Sterling will leave to join new Chelsea teammates as Thomas Tuchel raises his bid for Koulibaly (Daily Mirror).

A possible exit at Stamford Bridge? Jorginho has doubts about his future, despite expressing his love for the club (The Sun).

West Ham remain interested in Chelsea striker Armando Broja despite their search for Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca (Daily Mail).

Heading to Manchester United, the team will face Ajax on Wednesday as the transfer of their defender Lisandro Martinez reaches a crucial stage (Daily Express).

United are also said to be interested in the Kyle Walker-Peters transfer, as Arsenal are battling for his (The Sun) signature.

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo was offered a move to Paris Saint-Germain but they turned him down, reports say (The Sun).

Neymar’s hopes of leaving the French giants appear to be over after clubs including Chelsea and Manchester United were told of his estimated £35m annual salary (The Independent).

Antonio Conte hinted Tottenham are willing to spend as they strive to fight on four fronts this season (The Sun).

That has led them to still want to bring Barcelona striker Memphis Depay back to the Premier League but it seems the former Manchester United man would rather fight for his place at the Nou Camp (Daily Star).

Raphinha is close to getting the move he wants from Leeds to Barcelona after the Catalan club submitted a €58m (£49m) offer that could rise to €68m with add-ons (The Guardian) ).

Steve Cooper is set to sign his seventh contract of the summer with Nottingham Forest with the £10m signing of Huddersfield midfielder Lewis O’Brien (Daily Telegraph).

Jose Mourinho has admitted he is “a bit frustrated” with Roma’s inactivity during the summer transfer window (Daily Mirror).

Everton are considering whether to make another offer to Wolves for centre-back Morgan Gibbs-White after their initial bid of £25m was rejected, while Crystal Palace, Southampton and Nottingham Forest is also monitoring his situation (Daily Mail).

Cardiff are set to finalize a deal to bring former Liverpool striker Sheyi Ojo to the club (Daily Mail).

Lucas Paqueta has yet to hold any talks with Arsenal but will be open to a move to the Premier League (Daily Express).