Transfer news and rumours of the day: 10th August, 2016
Welcome to our daily transfer rumours round-up which has been dominated today by a cash + player offer for one of Chelsea’s key players. Speaking of Chelsea, The Blues have found a new defensive target after being priced out of a deal for Kalidou Koulibaly.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are planning to sign a striker against the wish of Arsene Wenger. Elsewhere, there are two new clubs interested in the signing of Brazilian sensation Gabigol.
On that note, here are the most popular transfer news and rumours doing the rounds on August 10th.
- AC Milan have targeted PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot as their top midfield transfer target this summer. According to Tutto Mercato, Serie A giants are keen to sign Rabiot and re-enforce their fragile midfield. Despite the strong interest from The Rossoneri, no concrete offer has been made so far.
- Mario Balotelli has said yes to a summer transfer to Chievo but his wage demands remain a big constraint. According to Corriere di Verona, Balotelli was quoted saying “I'd go to Chievo” when asked about his next career move. Balotelli is out of favor at Liverpool and has been asked to search a new club.
- Chelsea are now favorites to sign Mauro Icardi ahead of Arsenal in a dramatic turn of events in last 24 hours. According to Football Italia, Blues are ready to offer Oscar + €45million to sign Icardi who is keen to quit Inter Milan this summer.