Transfer News Roundup: Mourinho confident of high profile Manchester United transfer


With all the domestic campaigns done and dusted, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

Although the transfer window officially opens on the 1st of July, almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day. Here at Soccerlens, in our daily transfer news roundup column, we will bring you some of the latest stories from the last 24 hours.

Mourinho eyes marquee signing

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is confident of completing a statement signing this summer.

The Portuguese was recently announced as the new manager of the Old Trafford outfit and is already determined to take them back to Premiership glory.

Mourinho has aleady strengthened his defence with the signing of Eric Bailly from Villarreal and is now eyeing a major coup.

The likes of Paul Pogba and James Rodriguez are thought to be priority targets for the former Chelsea manager.

Earlier there were reports that Rodriguez has put his house in Madrid up for sale and is looking into properties in Manchester. Furthermore, Pogba’s agent confirmed that Manchester United’s interest in Pogba is fascinating to the player.

According to Manchester Evening News, Mourinho will complete a big money deal for a proven star. However, it is not clear if they are referring to Pogba or any other player.

As things stand, Pogba and Rodriguez could be the high profile targets United are after. One is a former player and the other is clearly unsettled at Madrid and is represented by Jorge Mendes, someone United have a great relationship with.

Jamie Vardy signs new Leicester City contract

Premier League winner Jamie Vardy has snubbed a move to Arsenal and has committed his long term future to Leicester City.

Vardy has signed a new 4 year contract with the Premier League champions.

The England striker had the chance to play for Arsenal next season, instead he has chosen to stay at King Power stadium and further his career under Claudio Ranieri.

Arsenal triggered his release clause earlier this summer, but the England international opted out of a medical with the North London giants.

Leicester City have confirmed the move on their official website.

Victor Wanyama completes Tottenham transfer

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama has completed his transfer to Tottenham.

The Londoners announced the move on their official website yesterday evening.

The highly rated defensive midfielder has signed a contract until 2021 and will be united with his former manager Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane.


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