African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Arsenal set £22.3m Alex Iwobi price


Arsenal set £22.3m Alex Iwobi price


Arsenal are willing to sell Nigeria international Alex Iwobi for £22.3 million, according to Il Messaggero .

The 22-year-old who still two years on his contract, has attracted interest from Lazio, who are hunting a replacement for West Ham’s record signing Felipe Anderson.

Iwobi provided just three goals and five assists in 26 league appearances last term.


Zaha wants to leave Crystal Palace


Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace that he wants to leave the club this summer, StandardSport  claims.

The 25-year-old has rejected the offer of a new £125,000-a-week contract and has been linked with a move to the likes of Tottenham, Borussia Dortmund and Everton.

Zaha has four years remaining on his contract and he is valued at around £70 million.


Leicester City set Slimani price


Leicester City are ready to accept offers of around £18 million for record signing Islam Slimani, Leicester Mercury reports.

The Foxes are set to offload the 30-year-old this summer with a £12 million loss from the £30 million spent in signing him two years ago.

Meanwhile, SkySports claims that Sporting CP have made inquiry to take the Algeria international on a season-long loan.


Leicester reject Al Nassr £12m bid for Musa


Leicester City have declined a £12 million offer from Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr for Ahmed Musa, according to SkySports News .

The Foxes reportedly want to regain the outlay spent in bringing the Nigeria international to the King Power Stadium for then club-record £16.6m in July 2016.

Musa has attracted interests from several European clubs this summer following his outstanding performances at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia where he scored two goals in two matches.


Chuba Akpom set for Arsenal exit


Chuba is set to leave Arsenal this summer and join Belgian top-flight club Sint-Truiden permanently in a deal worth £2 million, Mirror reports.

Akpom is one of the five players dropped by Unai Emery for the Gunners’ pre-season trip to Singapore.

The 22-year-old is in the final year of his Arsenal contract and has struggled to establish himself in the Gunners’ first-team since his competitive debut against Sunderland back in September 2013.


Boga moves to Sassuolo


Sassuolo have completed the signing of Jeremie Boga in a £3.5 million deal from Chelsea.

The Cote d’Ivoire international managed just one first-team appearance for the Blues since joining the club’s academy from Marseille in 2009.

The 21-year-old previously had loan spells at Rennes, Granada and Birmingham City.

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Leicester City target Rachid Ghezzal


Leicester City are weighing up a £4 million move for Monaco winger Rachid Ghezzal, according to Le10Sport .

The Algeria international moved to the Stade Louis II last summer but has struggled for form having managed just two goals in 35 appearances last season.

However, Leicester City’s Claude Puel is set to reunite with the 26-year-old  he coached for three seasons when he was in Lyon Academy.


Keita snubbed Barcelona for Liverpool 


Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has revealed that he rejected interest from Bayern Munich and Barcelona to move to the English Premier League.

The Guinea star completed a £48 million switch to Merseyside this summer and he is set to form a formidable midfield set-up with fellow new signing Fabinho and Jordan Henderson.

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Ankaragucu hold talks with Emenike


Newly-promoted Turkish Super Lig outfit Ankaragucu have held talks with Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike over a potential transfer, according to Fanatik .

The Yellow-Navy are set to bolster their ranks for the challenge in the Turkish top-flight with the former Fenerbahce goal poacher who endured a difficult spell at Olympiacos and Las Palmas last season.


 


Brighton sign Percy Tau


Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Percy Tau on four-year deal from Mamelodi Sundowns.

The South Africa interntional will be loan out for the upcoming campaign in an effort to have experience of European football.

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Swansea demand £12m for Ayew brothers


Swansea City are looking to gain £12 million from the sale or loan of Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew this summer, Football Ghana claims.

The Swans are ready to release the Ghanaian duo who are part of their top earners as they look to free up wages for life in the Championship.

Liverpool and Celtic have been linked with Jordan while Besiktas and Newcastle United chase Andre.


    Napoli close to €15m Sabaly deal


Napoli have reached an agreement with Bordeaux to sign their €15m-rated Senegalese defender Youssouf Sabaly, Gazzetta  dello Sports reports.

Sabaly was a key member of Aliou Cisse’s squad at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia and he is expected to join his compatriot Kalidou Koulibaly at Stadio San Paolo this summer.

The Partenopei are requesting for a discount as the 25-year-old is currently nursing a minor problem with the medial collateral ligament in his knee.


    Sporting CP want Slimani return


Sporting CP are looking to bring Islam Slimani back to Portugal after enduring a difficult spell at Leicester City, the Sun reports.

Slimani has managed just eight Premier League goals for the Foxes since his arrival on a club record fee in August 2016.

The Algeria international spent the second part of 2017-18 season on loan at Newcastle United, however, Sporting are interested in bringing the forward back to Lisbon following the departure of a significant number of their first-team players.

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Kasimpasa target Junior Ajayi


Al Ahly forward Junior Ajayi has emerged as a potential signing for Kasimpasa should Mahmoud Trezeguet leave this summer, according to KingFut .

The Egyptian winger has been heavily linked with several European clubs including Galatasaray, Inter Milan and Parma.

However, a move away from the Turkish top-flight club would see the Apaches turn to the Nigeria international who scored seven goals and provided 10 assists in the Egyptian Premier League last season.

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