Exclusive: Fabrizio Romano’s Daily Briefing – Chelsea transfer targets under Christoph Freund, how close Arsenal ace came to leaving, and more

Hello and welcome to my latest Daily Briefing! Read on for today’s updates on Chelsea’s sporting director search, plus how close Granit Xhaka came to leaving Arsenal…ArsenalRoma manager Jose Mourinho is a big fan, but how close was Granit Xhaka to leaving Arsenal this summer?What a moment we saw in the Premier League yesterday – Arsenal young talent Ethan Nwaneri became the youngest ever Premier League player. The midfielder is just 15 years, 181 days old. Born in 2007.Atletico MadridThere’s been fresh speculation about Antoine Griezmann’s future – click here to find out what’s really going on.BarcelonaPSG director Luis Campos reveals on Ousmane Dembele: “We didn’t sign Dembele because he’s a winger and we’re playing with another system. I love Dembele, he’s great but we had different plans.”Ousmane Dembele of BarcelonaBayern MunichBayern Munich’s Oliver Kahn on Julian Nagelsmann: “We’re totally convinced of Julian. Of course, he’s concerned, everyone is. But we are convinced of Julian. Some players probably believe the Bundesliga can be secondary. That’s unacceptable.”BrightonOfficial, confirmed. Roberto de Zerbi has been appointed as new Brighton manager to replace Graham Potter. He’s signed his contract, valid until 2026.ChelseaChelsea are closing in on Christoph Freund as their new director of football – click here to find out more.Who could Chelsea target under Freund? Here’s what I think should be the priority.Callum Hudson-Odoi: “Todd Boehly didn’t want to include a buy option and told me: ‘Listen, we want you back here. You’re still on Chelsea radar. There are a lot of young players he’s trying to buy for the next years, it’s main part of the project.”Inter MilanWhat’s the latest on Milan Skriniar’s future amid links with the likes of Man City, Chelsea and Tottenham?JuventusJuventus CEO Maurizio Arrivabene: “It would be completely crazy to sack Allegri right now. Allegri has a project here at Juventus to be developed in the next four years. We have a long term project here, I’m involved too as a CEO.”Leicester CityWould James Maddison get into the England squad with a move to a big six club? My thoughts here.James Maddison of Leicester CityManchester UnitedAre Manchester United really showing an interest in Antoine Griezmann? Click here to find out.NewcastleHow close did Newcastle come to signing one of Leicester City’s most important players this summer?PSGPSG director Luis Campos reveals on Ousmane Dembele: “We didn’t sign Dembele because he’s a winger and we’re playing with another system. I love Dembele, he’s great but we had different plans.” More Stories / Latest News Ian Wright singles out West Ham star for part played in Everton goal Sep 19 2022, 13:27 Man United, Chelsea & Liverpool eyeing transfer for Arsenal wonderkid Sep 19 2022, 13:19 Exclusive: Fabrizio Romano’s Daily Briefing – Chelsea transfer targets under Christoph Freund, how close Arsenal ace came to leaving, and more Sep 19 2022, 13:08 Sheffield UnitedSheffield United talent Iliman Ndiaye has attracted interest from Premier League clubs, but the Blades fought to keep him this summer. His contract runs until 2024.StuttgartDan-Axel Zagadou is closing in on a free transfer to Stuttgart. He’ll have a medical next week. Despite reports, the former Borussia Dortmund defender was never close to joining West Ham.The post Exclusive: Fabrizio Romano’s Daily Briefing – Chelsea transfer targets under Christoph Freund, how close Arsenal ace came to leaving, and more appeared first on CaughtOffside.

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