Phillips is about to leave Man City. Kalvin Phillips plans to leave Etihad in January. According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Man City is also ready to let this player leave. With his talent, Phillips is attracting the attention of many clubs across Europe. West Ham, Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Tottenham are all lining up to welcome him. From Germany, the defending Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich also expressed interest in the former Leeds star.
Man City is ready to say goodbye to De Bruyne. According to Football Insider, the defending Premier League champion may not sign a new contract with conductor Kevin De Bruyne because of the Belgian star’s health condition. De Bruyne is currently sidelined due to a serious thigh injury he suffered on the opening day of the 2023/24 Premier League. Thus, De Bruyne is likely to part ways with Man City in the summer of 2026, when both parties’ contracts end.
Crazy request from Mbappe. According to Spanish media, Kylian Mbappe has one main request: to keep 100% of his image rights. In 2022, Real Madrid reached an agreement with the PSG star, with him retaining 80% of image rights, and the club retaining 20%. This has also been considered an exception at the Bernabeu, to compensate for Mbappe receiving a lower salary in Paris. Real wants to keep the above ratio but must wait to see if Mbappe agrees. In case President Florentino Perez does not give in, the Vultures will have Plan B with other goals to replace Mbappe.
It’s clear that Osimhen went to Liverpool. There is information that Liverpool has reached an initial agreement to recruit Victor Osimhen. However, the truth is not so. Specifically, journalist Fabrizio Romano confirmed: “Osimhen needs time, but right now I can say that the connection with Liverpool is not true. Of course, Liverpool and many other clubs are keeping an eye on strikers.” leading across Europe, but nothing has been agreed yet. We’ll have to wait and see how it goes.”
Donny van de Beek arrived in La Liga in January. According to sources from Fichajes, the Dutch star is receiving interest from Real Sociedad. The La Liga team needs to increase depth in the midfield to maintain its position in the domestic arena and advance in the Champions League. They believe that, in the context that the 26-year-old player no longer has a place in the Man Utd squad, this deal can be closed at a reasonable fee.
Potter replaces Ten Hag? In case of holding shares in Man United, Sir Jim Ratcliffe is said to be ready to change the leadership bench. If Man Utd’s situation does not improve under Erik ten Hag, the British billionaire can completely appoint Graham Potter to replace him. This person once wanted to bring Potter back to lead Nice in the past.
Regardless, Potter’s reputation was somewhat affected when he could not inspire Chelsea during his eight months at Stamford Bridge. The Blues lost 11 of 31 games under Potter’s management and he left with the lowest average points per game of any manager in Chelsea’s history.
Tieu Lam | 17:30 October 23, 2023