Mo’ Signings for Liverpool?
As we touched on recently, Liverpool have finally clinched the signing of Mohamed Salah.
DONE DEAL: Liverpool have signed Mohamed Salah on a 'long-term contract' for a reported £35m fee.
He will wear the number 11 shirt. pic.twitter.com/2hJtajSFJH
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) June 22, 2017
15 goals and 11 assists last season for the Egyptian. Klopp will push his Salah to redeem himself from his Chelsea days. His time in Italy suggests that was a lifetime ago.
The Reds aren’t done there though. Keita emerged as a target recently.
After signing Mohamed Salah, Naby Keita will be a priority and Liverpool are willing to pay £50m. [Echo] pic.twitter.com/ufelrhYjpu
— Rousing The Kop (@RousingTheKop) June 24, 2017
The buzz this evening is that Keïta's reps have reaffirmed his interest in a move to Liverpool. It would now seem very likely a deal is done
— Don Kopleone (@donkopleone) June 25, 2017
RB Leipzig's Naby Keita, who is a target for Liverpool, will not be allowed to leave the German club for less than £70m. (Guardian)
— Transfer Centre (@CentreTransfer) June 27, 2017
Worth it? Probably not but that’s not for us to decide. That’s the market these days.
Looks like France is where it’s at for Arsenal this transfer window.
According to L'Equpie …. Lacazette to Arsenal is pretty much done and yes that is precise phrasing… 'pretty much'… 🤔
— Arsenal Panel (@Arsenal_Panel) June 27, 2017
Official: Bertrand Traore to Lyon. pic.twitter.com/y5oWwy0Lhx
— Conteholic (@Conteholic) June 26, 2017
Depending on how cynical you are, Traore is closer to a replacement than a supplement to Lyon as Arsenal look to seal Lacazette.
Sticking with Arsenal, another French youngster is on their radar these days.
Thomas Lemar is 'close to signing for Arsenal'. Club has held talks with the player who has now indicated he favours #afc over Spurs.
— AFCAMDEN (@AFCAMDEN) June 26, 2017
Im crying, Lemar snubbed Spurs for Arsenal, what a lad
— Jacob🍯 (@Kantelicious) June 26, 2017
Of course! Mbappe was just a smokescreen. Wenger, you sly dog!
Gerard Goes Home
In one of the strangest moves you’ll see this summer…
Barcelona are set to activate the repurchase clause in Everton winger Deulofeu's contract, for a possible return to Camp Nou.
— TransferNewsCentral (@TransferNewsCen) June 27, 2017
In fairness, he did well for Milan but the jury is still out on Gerard. Should be a good sub for Barca but if he’s going back with a view to play consistently, he’s better off staying Merseyside. On the other hand, they could be getting him at a cut price just to sell him for more. Watch this space.