Bayern Munich may be preparing to pull out of their bid for Tottenham striker Harry Kane as they eye Napoli’s Victor Osimhen as an alternative. Bayern made an offer worth £60m ($76m) for Kane but saw it rejected by Spurs, and there are reports the club are lining up a second bid of £86m ($109m).
However, La Gazzetta dello Sport now claims the club are considering a swoop for Osimhen, who is six years younger than Kane, but would cost significantly more.
Arsenal agree Timber deal
Arsenal have reached a verbal agreement with Ajax for the signing of Jurrien Timber, according to De Telegraaf. It’s claimed the Gunners will pay an initial £36.2m with a potential £4.3m in bonus-related add-ons.
Man United join Joao Neves chase
Manchester United have joined the race to sign Joao Neves. The Benfica youngster is impressing many across Europe, with Bayern, Chelsea and Wolves all also linked. Gianluca Di Marzio claims United have now joined the ever-expanding list of admirers, but it remains to be seen if a bid is forthcoming.
Man Utd to battle Chelsea for Emi Martinez
Manchester United are ready to battle Chelsea for Aston Villa’s Emi Martinez. We are told that Erik ten Hag hopes to team him up with fellow Argentina teammate Lisandro Martinez. The Dutchman feels the connection they have playing together for the national team will benefit Man Utd’s defence next season. Chelsea are also interested in the goalkeeper – with compatriot Mauricio Pochettino said to be keen on the World Cup winner. Indeed, Ten Hag sees him as the perfect replacement for David de Gea, whose future at Old Trafford looks in limbo with the club reportedly going back on their contract terms with the Spaniard.