Gossip Column: Mbappe, Lacazette, Deulofeu, Pavon, Alexis, Dembele, Ibrahimovic, Verratti, Paulinho


Wednesday, 21th June 2017

Robert Pires is confident Arsenal can win the Premier League title next season, although the former winger believes that would only occur if they sign Kylian Mbappe and Alexandre Lacazette.

FC Porto are looking at 21-year-old winger Cristian Pavon from Boca Juniors as a potential transfer target, in an effort to mitigate the departure of Diogo Jota.
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Gerard Deulofeu is not likely to return to AC Milan next season as the U21 Spain international’s future will be decided by Everton and FC Barcelona, according to his agent.

Ousmane Dembele could be approaching to LaLiga in the near future, as Barcelona representatives have met with the player’s agent looking for a way to snatch him out of Dortmund‘s hands.

Robert Lewandowski is reportedly unsettled at Bayern Munich and would consider a move to either Manchester United or Chelsea. London, however, would be his preferred destination.
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Former Bayern Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld believes Alexis Sanchez would make the Bundesliga champions “a better team.” The Chilean is currently playing in the Confederations Cup with his National Team, but Bayern are one of his potential destinations if he leaves Arsenal.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic might have been released from Manchester United, but he has several offers on the table according to his agent, Mino Raiola. AC Milan and MLS teams have enquired for him, while Napoli is reportedly “not a possibility.”

FC Barcelona are on the market for a midfielder and while Marco Verratti remains the favourite to land at Camp Nou, Los Blaugranas are considering alternatives. One is Brazil’s international Paulinho, who currently features in the Chinese Super League with Guangzhou Evergrande but the Liga giants have reportedly started negotiations to acquire him.