Ronaldo names 5 players to target, Fekir to Arsenal, Kroos to Man United and more: Transfer round-up, 20th February 2018
Good evening people! Welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Along with the all-important Champions League fixtures this midweek, top clubs are also keeping their eyes upon on potential transfer targets.
And as always, there are stories which make headlines irrespective of the transfer window being open or shut. On that note, let's take a look at all the top transfer news that made headlines on February 20, 2018:
Cristiano Ronaldo wants five new players in the summer
Player power has always prevailed at Real Madrid and none other than Cristiano Ronaldo is the most powerful player at the Bernabeu right now. According to Diario Gol, Ronaldo has submitted a five-man wishlist to Florentino Perez to recover from this season's shortcomings.
Harry Kane is said to be the obvious choice to replace Karim Benzema. David De Gea/Thibaut Courtois is wanted by Ronaldo in goal whereas he also wants Alvaro Odriozola to give competition to Dani Carvajal. Leonardo Bonucci is also on Ronaldo's mind who he thinks can replace Pepe. The last player that the Portuguese hitman wants next summer is his compatriot and Valencia star Goncalo Guedes.
FC Barcelona reach an agreement with Gremio
UOL Esporte via Mundo Deportivo have claimed that FC Barcelona are closing in on the signing of Arthur Melo from Gremio. Technical director Robert Fernandez was in Brazil last night to negotiate the terms of the deal with Arthur's representatives and the club. Barcelona want the midfielder to join in January 2019 and are ready to pay €30 million for his services plus €10 million in add-ons.