Paris St-Germain Ready to Trigger Victor Osimhen’s Release Clause; Chelsea Eyeing Artem Dovbyk as Alternative Option

Paris St-Germain is reportedly prepared to activate the £111.5m release clause of Napoli’s Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, in a bid to secure his signature this summer, according to Corriere dello Sport. The 25-year-old forward has attracted significant attention with his performances, and PSG is keen to bolster their attacking options with his acquisition.

Meanwhile, Chelsea continues to explore alternatives to Osimhen, with Girona’s Ukrainian international Artem Dovbyk emerging as a target, as per GiveMeSport. The 26-year-old forward has caught the eye with his performances, and Chelsea’s scouting team is monitoring his progress closely as they assess their options in the transfer market.

Manchester United Firm on Erik ten Hag; Jadon Sancho’s Borussia Dortmund Return in Doubt

Manchester United is planning for the future with Erik ten Hag as the club’s manager, partly due to a lack of viable alternatives, reports i news. The Dutch coach has been heavily linked with the managerial position at Old Trafford, and United sees him as the ideal candidate to lead the team forward.

However, Manchester United’s demands for a £34m fee for Jadon Sancho could disrupt the winger’s desire to make his loan return to Borussia Dortmund permanent, according to Sky Sport. The 24-year-old England international has been on loan at Dortmund and has expressed his interest in staying, but the transfer fee demanded by United might pose a challenge.

Other Transfer News Across Europe

  • Manchester City has reached an agreement to sign Troyes’ 19-year-old Brazilian winger, Savio, who is currently on loan at Girona, as reported by Football Insider.
  • Liverpool’s reported managerial target, Ruben Amorim, has admitted uncertainty about his future at Sporting Lisbon, stating that he “cannot guarantee” he will still be the club’s boss next season, per ESPN.
  • Chelsea is not entertaining offers for England right-back Reece James despite interest from Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid, according to Football Insider.
  • Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe is determined to retain Bruno Guimaraes amid interest from Paris St-Germain, expressing his desire to keep the Brazilian midfielder at the club for as long as possible, as reported by Mirror.

Rumors and Speculations Across the Premier League

  • Tottenham is considering a move for Leicester City midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, with a potential £25m transfer fee if the Foxes fail to secure promotion back to the Premier League, per Talksport.
  • Barcelona forward Ansu Fati, currently on loan at Brighton, is unlikely to return to the Seagulls next season, with Wolves, Sevilla, and Valencia considering a loan move for the Spanish striker, according to Sport.
  • Burnley has agreed to sign Netherlands Under-21 right-back Shurandy Sambo in the summer once his contract with PSV Eindhoven expires, reports Fabrizio Romano.
  • Everton manager Sean Dyche has distanced himself from overspending issues at the club, emphasizing that such matters “wouldn’t have happened on my watch,” as per Guardian.

Players’ Future and Managerial Appointments

  • Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo reportedly has his sights set on a move to Barcelona next season, despite interest from other clubs, according to Sport.
  • Wolves manager Gary O’Neil has affirmed his commitment to the club amid frustrations over squad depth, stating that he is “happy” at Molineux, per Express & Star.
  • Manchester United is optimistic about reaching a compensation agreement of around £10m with Newcastle United to appoint Dan Ashworth as their sporting director before the summer transfer window, as reported by Teamtalk.
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