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Man United and Chelsea eyeing Lewandowski, Mourinho wants Isco, Seven-man shortlist to replace Wenger revealed and more: Transfer round-up, February 27, 2018

Sumedh Pande
7.05K   //    27 Feb 2018, 19:07 IST

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Good evening and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Despite the season now entering its hectic end, the top clubs are also keeping their eyes open on potential transfer targets. 

And as always, there are stories which make headlines irrespective of the transfer window being open or shut. Though the transfer world has been a bit slow today, we have managed to get a bunch of stories that made headlines.


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Chelsea and Manchester United want Robert Lewandowski 

According to the ever trusted Sky Sports, Manchester United and Chelsea are set to go head-to-head to sign the enigmatic Robert Lewandowski. The Polish striker is reportedly looking for a way out of Bayern Munich in the summer and has hence hired super agent Pini Zahavi to engineer a move away from the Allianz Arena. 

It is not expected to be an easy task with Lewandowski contracted with Bayern until 2021 and the club not being in need of funds at the moment. Also considering that both the clubs in questioned signed a high profile striker in the summer each, it will be interesting to see how this pans out. Along with the Premier League giants, Real Madrid and PSG are also keeping tabs on the in-demand striker. 

Max Meyer rejects Schalke's offer 

Sport Bild has claimed that Max Meyer has rejected a second contract renewal offer from Schalke yesterday. His current deal expires in the summer. The Bundesliga side had reportedly offered a new deal worth €5.5 million per year, which was instantly rebuffed by the Germany international. The youngster will hence leave for free in the summer. 

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Sumedh Pande
An avid Premier League watcher with specialization in transfer news and post match analysis. Follow European and Indian football with minute attention with one eye on the world of cricket.
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