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Transfer Talk Daily Update: Paul Pogba, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Oleksandr Zinchenko

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season. Thursday morning’s headlines: Thursday’s papers: Paul Pogba, Maurizio Sarri, Gareth BalePaul Pogba and Maurizio Sarri will not be allowed to leave the Premier League on the cheap, according to the papers. Read more. Arsenal make contact over potential signing of Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini?Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini during the summer transfer window. Read more. Oleksandr Zinchenko set for new Manchester City deal?Premier League champions Manchest...

Oleksandr Zinchenko set for new Manchester City deal?

Premier League champions Manchester City reportedly offer utility player Oleksandr Zinchenko a new long-term contract. Manchester City utility player Oleksandr Zinchenko is reportedly close to penning a new long-term contract. Despite Pep Guardiola giving Zinchenko an opportunity to earn first-team football elsewhere last summer, the Ukraine international opted to remain at the Etihad Stadium in a bid to win over his manager. The decision ultimately paid off as Zinchenko regularly deputised for the injured Benjamin Mendy at left-back, making a total of 29 appearances in all competitions. According to The Telegraph, the 22-year-old’s performances have resulted in Guardiola being happy to offer him the opportunity to sign a five-year deal. The report suggests that an official agreement...

Oleksandr Zinchenko: ‘My season will only be great if we win the title’

Oleksandr Zinchenko claims his emergence this season will matter little if Manchester City do not secure the Premier League title. The Ukrainian, a bit-part player last term, has become Pep Guardiola’s first-choice left-back in recent months and featured again in Sunday’s vital 1-0 win at Burnley. The 22-year-old, who is principally an attacking midfielder, was initially seen as a temporary solution in the position after injuries to Benjamin Mendy and Fabian Delph but he is now holding his own. Zinchenko, left, helped City to a crucial win over Burnley on Sunday (Rui Vieira/AP) Guardiola’s faith in him has been underlined by his selection for the last three crucial Premier League games against Tottenham, Manchester United and the Clarets despite Mendy’s return to fi...

Oleksandr Zinchenko: ‘My injury is not so serious’

The left-back has vowed to “come back stronger” following injury. Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko has reported the injury he suffered during Wednesday’s Premier League victory over Cardiff is not serious. The Ukrainian, who has established himself as City’s first-choice left-back this season in the absence of injury victims Benjamin Mendy and Fabian Delph, limped off after 19 minutes at the Etihad Stadium. After the 2-0 win, manager Pep Guardiola said the injury, which appeared to be a hamstring problem, “doesn’t look good”, giving him a selection concern for the remainder of quadruple-chasing City’s season. But the 22-year-old posted on Instagram: “Good team performance and we have 6 more finals in Premier League! Thanks f...

Manchester City to hand Oleksandr Zinchenko new contract?

Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko is poised to sign a new contract at Manchester City, according to a report. Oleksandr Zinchenko is reportedly poised to sign a new contract at Manchester City. The 22-year-old, who joined City from FC Ufa in 2016, has been a regular for Pep Guardiola‘s side this season, making 20 appearances in all competitions for the Premier League champions. The Ukrainian was strongly linked with a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers last summer, but has now become an important squad player at City and has actually started and finished their last four Premier League games. Zinchenko will see his current deal expire in the summer of 2020, but according to The Sun, he will be rewarded with a new contract following his impressive form at left-back. City, who have...

What next for Oleksandr Usyk?

Usyk was unfazed by the hostile reception he faced at the Manchester Arena. Oleksandr Usyk underlined his status as one of the finest fighters of his era with a devastating eighth-round knockout of Tony Bellew at the weekend. Usyk was unfazed by the hostile reception he faced at the Manchester Arena and retained his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO cruiserweight titles – plus the prestigious Ring Magazine belt – by clinically ending Bellew’s brave challenge. The Ukrainian has been linked with a move up to the more lucrative heavyweight division so, here, Press Association Sport considers some of the 31-year-old’s options. 🥊 @TonyBellew! Don’t let him get in a rhythm and work his body when you can 👊🏾 Get behind him and catch it on @SkySports Box Office — Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjosh...

Transfer Talk Daily Update: Oleksandr Zinchenko, Kerem Demirbay, Phillip Cocu

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. By Andy Brent, ReporterFiled: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 07:57 UK Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 07:57 UK With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves. Friday morning’s headlines: Football rumours from the media: Alexis Sanchez linked with Man Utd exitSanchez only joined United from Arsenal in January. Read more. Real Betis ‘to make fresh bid for Oleksandr Zinchenko’Real Betis are reportedly planning to revive their interest in Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko once the January transfer window reopens. Read more. Liverpool ‘to trigger Kerem Demirbay ...

Real Betis ‘to make fresh bid for Oleksandr Zinchenko’

Real Betis are reportedly planning to revive their interest in Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko once the January transfer window reopens. By Barney Corkhill, Assistant EditorFiled: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 23:47 UK Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 23:47 UK Real Betis are reportedly lining up a fresh bid to sign Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko in January. The Spanish outfit were interested in signing Zinchenko during the summer, but no deal materialised with City pushing for a permanent move whereas Betis wanted a loan. However, AS reports that the 21-year-old is still on their radar and that Betis could be willing to make a permanent offer when the transfer window reopens in January. Zinchenko is understood to want to leave the Premier League ch...

Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko ‘open to Napoli switch’

The agent of Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko suggests that the Ukraine international is open to a move to Napoli in January. By Darren Plant, ReporterFiled: Friday, October 12, 2018 at 13:34 UK Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2018 at 13:34 UK Agent Alan Prudnikov has suggested that Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko is open to a transfer to Napoli during the January transfer window. Zinchenko made the decision to reject a move away from the Etihad Stadium during the summer, but the Ukraine international has made just two appearances in all competitions this season. The 21-year-old could be allowed to leave on a temporary basis at the start of 2019, and the player’s representative has hinted that a move to Italy could be in the offing. Prudnikov told Radio...

Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko to go out on loan?

Two clubs in La Liga reportedly show an interest in securing a loan deal for Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko. By Darren Plant, ReporterFiled: Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 15:31 UK Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 15:31 UK Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko has reportedly emerged as a transfer target for two clubs in La Liga. Zinchenko made 14 first-team appearances last season, and the Ukraine international turned down a summer switch to Wolverhampton Wanderers in order to fight for his future at the Etihad Stadium. However, manager Pep Guardiola has allegedly indicated that the 21-year-old will struggle to break into his plans for the current campaign, and it appears that has alerted teams in Spain. According to The Mirror, both Real Betis and Girona R...

Oleksandr Zinchenko plays down Manchester City exit talk

Manchester City youngster Oleksandr Zinchenko says that he “dreams” of playing regularly for the club and is ready to “fight” for a first-team place. By Daniel Lewis, Football League CorrespondentFiled: Friday, July 27, 2018 at 09:32 UK Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2018 at 09:32 UK Oleksandr Zinchenko has played down talk of a move away from Manchester City by admitting that he “dreams” of playing regular football for the Premier League champions. The versatile 21-year-old has been tipped to depart the Etihad Stadium this summer, amid growing interest from Premier League new boys Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham. According to The Mirror, the Citizens accepted a £16m offer from Wolves earlier in the window, but Zinchenko will have the final say on his...

Manchester City in no rush to sell Oleksandr Zinchenko

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola suggests that he is no rush to sell Oleksandr Zinchenko this summer. By Darren Plant, ReporterFiled: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:23 UK Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:23 UK Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has suggested that he is no rush to allow Oleksandr Zinchenko to leave the Etihad Stadium. Reports have suggested that Zinchenko could move on from the Premier League champions this summer, with Wolverhampton Wanderers, Newcastle United and Fulham all interested in the Ukraine international. However, due to the late return of a number of players who have featured at the World Cup and a failure to secure a replacement for Yaya Toure, Guardiola has indicated that the 21-year-old will remain in his pre-season plans. In reference to central ...

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