Gossip Column: Junior Firpo, Icardi, Lukaku, Koscielny, Muriel, Moreno, and more…


Friday, 21st June 2019

Liverpool are looking for a reliable backup at left-back and are reportedly looking at Junior Firpo, who might arrive at Anfield to replace Alberto Moreno.

Inter Milan are extremely interested in acquiring Romelu Lukaku, but they won’t be able to make their move until July due to Financial Fair Play reasons. They’d also have to get rid of Mauro Icardi in order to bring the Belgian in.
Sky Sports

Laurent Koscielny is all but set to leave Arsenal this summer, and he has reportedly received a two-year contract from Ligue 1 giants Olympique Lyon.

DONE DEAL! Luis Muriel has left Sevilla and has reportedly joined Serie A side Atalanta, meaning he’ll play in the UEFA Champions League next season.
El Desmarque

James Rodriguez has been heavily linked with a move to Napoli ahead of next season, but the Colombian said his focus right now “is entirely on the Copa America”.

ANOTHER DONE DEAL! Marcos Llorente has completed a move to Atletico Madrid. He’s expected to be the replacement of Rodri Hernandez, who’s set to leave the club this summer.
ESPN Deportes

Arsenal might have problems to upgrade their squad this summer. They were in talks to acquire both Yannick Ferreira Carrasco and Ryan Fraser, but conversations for both players have stalled.
London Evening Standard

Manchester City are on the verge of signing veteran Spanish goalkeeper Asier Riesgo, who’s expected to become the club’s third-string GK behind both Ederson and Claudio Bravo.