Sport Chelsea plotting move for Gianluigi Donnarumma

15:37  13 march  2018
15:37  13 march  2018 Source:   Read Sport

Chelsea landed blow in their pursuit of Donnarumma

  Chelsea landed blow in their pursuit of Donnarumma AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has been linked with a move to Chelsea recently. It’s been claimed that the Blues are making contingency plans in preparation for Thibaut Courtois’ potential departure, with Italian youngster Donnarumma one name under consideration. However, as quoted by the Daily Mail, the Milan shot stopper has refuted claims that he could move on in the near future and has insisted that he is happy with life at San Siro. “I’m calm and happy, I go forward with serenity (at Milan).” Donnarumma is one of the world’s most coveted goalkeepers and he has been linked with moves to a number of top clubs around Europe. He evidently has an emotional attachment to Milan, though, and is in line to stay for some more years yet. Chelsea themselves will be desperate to hold on to Courtois this summer but contract negotiations with the Belgian international have reached an impasse. Real Madrid have been heavily linked with a move for Courtois.

Manchester United have reportedly met with the agent of AC Milan prodigy Gianluigi Donnarumma as they plot a mega-money move . Chelsea News.

Manchester United Lining Up A Move For 25 Y/O Barcelona Defensive Ace: Right Fit For Mourinho? Everybody knows Gianluigi Donnarumma and the amount of talent he possesses. Chelsea are also aware of that and desperately want the 17-year old to wear the blue jersey.

Chelsea are still in the dark as to whether Thibaut Courtois will commit his long-term future to the club, but they’re drawing up contingency plans for if he decides to move on.

Courtois’ contract expires at the end of next season and Chelsea have tabled an offer to the Belgian worth in excess of £200,000-a-week which would see him become the highest paid goalkeeper in world football, but the former Genk standout is aware that the likes of Real Madrid and PSG wish to sign him.

Not prepared to be held to ransom, Chelsea are weighing up their options and the Guardian note that the Blues are considering a big-money summer swoop for AC Milan stopper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Newcastle target Reina undergoing Milan medical

  Newcastle target Reina undergoing Milan medical Newcastle United target and Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina is due to undergo a medical in Milan ahead of a summer move to San Siro. The Daily Mail claims that the Spaniard will join the Rossoneri on a free transfer with Gianluigi Donnarumma likely to leave in the summer. Donnarumma, who has been linked with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, now looks free to leave in the summer window. Reina has been linked with several moves away from Naples this season as he reaches the latter stages of his career. Newcastle were heavily linked with the player throughout both the summer and January transfer window. The goalkeeping position was an area that Rafa Benitez was desperate to improve, but could not strike a deal with the player who he managed at Liverpool. Martin Dúbravka joined during the January window and became an instant hit with the Newcastle faithful with a Man of the Match performance against Manchester United.

CHELSEA will do everything in their power to replace Thibaut Courtois with AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma . The Italian international is one of the most sought after talents in the world. His children still live there and a move closer to his family would be highly appealing.

Gianluigi Donnarumma will reportedly replace Chelsea No 1 Thibaut Courtois. Should Donnarumma move to Chelsea , it is likely he will become first-choice goalkeeper, replacing current No 1 Thibaut Courtois.

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The 19-year-old was strongly linked with a move away from the San Siro last summer before signing a new four-year contract in July, but the teenager, who is regarded as the best young goalkeeper in the game, is continually talked about as a transfer target for some of Europe’s top clubs.

It appears as if Chelsea are the latest to register their interest in Donnarumma who is the hot candidate to be the long-term replacement for his namesake Gianluigi Buffon as Italy’s No.1 going forward. Liverpool, Manchester United, PSG and Real Madrid have all been linked with moves for the young goalkeeper this season.

Chelsea and Arsenal to battle for Kalidou Koulibaly .
Napoli’s star centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly appears set to complete a greatly-anticipated move to the Premier League in the summer, with Chelsea and Arsenal both keen on bringing him to London, according to the Mirror. The Blues have been tracking the 26-year-old for some time and were reported to have failed with a £52.5m bid last summer before settling on a move for Antonio Rudiger. However, Chelsea are likely to offload David Luiz in the summer and they will need to replace the Brazilian with Koulibaly at the top of their shortlist. Barcelona were also linked with the defender in the summer and the Mirror also note that Manchester United could also be tempted into a move for the athletic centre-back with ex-Genk chief scout Roland Janssen, now working at United, being the man who unearthed Koulibaly and brought him to the Belgium club earlier in his career. Valued in excess of £60m, Koulibaly is expected to be subject to a number of bids this summer as the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal hope to get him signed to their books before the World Cup where his price could potentially inflate.


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