Transfer Talk: Cristiano in Red or Blue, City’s mixed defensive fortunes

Transfer Talk: Cristiano in Red or Blue, City’s mixed defensive fortunes


A possible move away from Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo has continued to gather momentum over the weekend, with the Telegraph reporting Ronaldo’s representatives say a £131 million bid will be enough to pry him away from Spain.

While a return to Manchester United looms large, the Express is reporting Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to pay a world record fee in order to secure the Portuguese international’s signature.

Manchester City’s busy summer is set to continue in the coming days if reports from the Guardian are to be believed. Their report claims Juventus fullback Dani Alves is set to make the switch to England to reunite with former manager Pep Guardiola.

But Guardiola’s men will face a challenge to sign Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker from German giants Bayern Munch. The Express has suggested Bayern will offer Walker £150,000 a week in order to make the move to the Allianz.

On the managerial front, the Telegraph claims former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique could be the man to replace Antonio Conte at Chelsea, amid increasing speculation over the Italian’s future in London. But the Times says the Premier League champions are confident of re-signing Conte before the beginning of next season.

Meanwhile, in London Arsenal are set to get up over Premier League rivals Everton according to the MirrorTheir report claims the Gunners are close to the signing of 19-year-old midfielder Sander Berge from Genk.

But it’s now all bad news for the Toffees with AS reporting the club will complete the signing of Sandro Ramirez, after the striker completed a medical.