Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United to sign Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon this summer, according to reports.
The 17-year-old defender has been tipped to leave the Craven Cottage this summer after his solid performances drew a lot of attention in the lower division in England, a couple of clubs in the Premier League have been linked with his signature.
Reports in the Telegraph have it that Manchester United have joined the race to sign Sessegnon this summer after Jose Mourinho asked the club to seal a deal for the defender.
But the Red Devils will have to beat the likes of Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool to sign the youngster. It is understood that Jose Mourinho rates the defender highly and is keen on adding the player to his current squad.
The 17-year-old has risen to a prominent figure at Fulham, showing real attacking forays, netting five goals and three assists in 26 appearances.
United might be buoyed by the fact that Sessegnon has not signed a professional contract with Fulham, allowing Red Devils pay just £2million since he is not under contract at the Cottage.
Liverpool are also said to be keen on landing the defender this summer, as Jurgen Klopp scouts for viable additions to the left-back positions.
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Arsenal now begins to struggle with inconsistent performance owing to the fact that some of the defenders are on the sideline due to various degrees of injuries.
With the Gunners failing to secure additions to the squad due to their transfer policy for the winter transfer window, the only option will be to wait until the coming summer window to add more strength to their squad.
However, former Arsenal forward Freddie Ljungberg has stated that manager Unai Emery must turn his attention to some of the Academy players as a cover as he mentioned Eddie Nketiah as an option.
Freddie Ljungberg stated that Eddie Nketiah needs to find more games in the first team to be able to prove he can deliver goals, stressing that he, the young lad, has been training with the first team for sometimes.
Eddie Nketiah has been handed some games for Cup competitions and has shown the glimpse of what he can deliver but the Arsenal legend is advocating that he needs more games to be able to come to his best.
However, it is unclear if the Spanish boss will be able to trust Eddie Nketiah for a starting role at the club especially in the presence of bigger players.
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Man United guarding “this prolific target” from other suitors
It is reported that Manchester United’s interest in Italian Serie A outfit Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly is increasing and they are monitoring him to be sure he is not snapped by other suitors.
Kalidou Koulibaly has been on the radar of the Red Devils for a long time with their former manager Jose Mourinho making an attempt in last summer’s window but he did not have the backing of the club’s board.
Napoli chief had confessed that the Portuguese boss had made inquiry of the star player but they were not ready to part ways with him as well.
However, the Red Devils seem to be more serious than ever with new interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer taking over the interest for the player from his predecessor.
The latest report claims that the Red Devils are now willing to meet with the asking price of £90 million that was tabled by the Italian side as they wish to strengthen their defence ahead of next season.
However, Kalidou Koulibaly has reacted to the interest in him from the Red Devils stating that he is delighted but will not be carried away as he is still a Napoli player.
Suggestions are that Napoli will cash in on Kalidou Koulibaly should the Red Devils pay the £90 asking price for the player.
United get Arsenal battle for Championship hotshot
It has been claimed according to reports that Manchester United are not alone in the pursuit of Championship star and Birmingham forward Che Adams as they are now facing heavy competition from North London outfit
Che Adams has been impressive so far this season, having scored a total of 19 goals so far this season to prove he can deliver at a bigger stage.
The two Premier League rivals are therefore keen to land him as soon as the summer transfer window is reopened at the end of the season.
Arsenal are keen to land new forwards with Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Alexander Lacazette failing o deliver consistent performance in their goal scoring. That makes it necessary for the Gunners team to add to their team this season.
The two EPL rivals are not alone in the race with claims that Burnley and Southampton had also made an attempt on the star player but they were denied access.
However, the Blues are not willing to part ways with Che Adams who has scored in sick straight games but they might be tempted to have him leave for a price that is worth his performance.
Meanwhile, the Gunners are tipped to be favourites with manager Unai Emery being a big fan of Che Adams.
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Big Surprise! Mourinho delivers heavy judgement on Arsene Wenger
Former Arsenal and Manchester United managers Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho are known to have given one of the biggest dramas in football as they were both at each other each time they clashed.
The French man had struggled with the Arsenal team which made him tagged “specialist in failure” by the Portuguese boss because of the successes he enjoyed at that time.
However, there are suggestions that the former United boss has finally buried his hatchet with the former Arsenal boss as he described him as one of the best managers the world has ever produced.
More to lauding him as one of the best, Jose Mourinho said he has big respect for Arsene Wenger on the job and will not take his impact in football for granted, noting that he only enjoyed the competition and never had anything personal.
However, both managers are now jobless and open to offers ahead of the coming season with Jose Mourinho recently stating that he would not mind any job in the French Ligue 1 with no offers yet on the table for him.
He was initially lined to Spanish La Liga outfit Real Madrid but there seems to be a change of mind from the Los Blancos.
Wenger reveals what is really wrong with Mesut Ozil
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has in his opinion stated that something must have happened to Germany international Mesut Ozil along the line which has reduced his quality and performance on the pitch.
The former Real Madrid star has not been giving his best to the club which is the reason why he is being snubbed by the Spanish manager Unai Emery in most games.
Unai Emery is claimed to have demanded more from the player which could not be given and that has resulted in a fallout between them with claims that the manager seeks an immediate exit of the star player.
Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger who was in charge when Mesut Ozil was handed a mega deal stated that the weekly wage of the player seems to have affected him as it has placed him in a comfort zone.
Wenger stated that handing a long term contract to a player who is good does not guarantee having him to play the best for the duration of the terms as he could just be at his comfort zone.
However, it is unsure if the Gunners will have Ozil Remain at the club after this season but the World Cup winner has made it clear that he would remain at the Emirate Stadium and fight for a starting role.
Napoli makes big statement on David Ospina
Italian Serie A outfit manager Carlo Ancelotti has made a big claim on Arsenal loanee goalkeeper David Ospina after he claimed he could return back to the Emirate Stadium next season.
The Columbia international has been with the Napoli side since the beginning of the season as he was made to leave the club with the arrival of Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen at the beginning of the season.
David Ospina was a regular at Naples for the first half of the season as he was handed 18 appearances but that did not come along in the second half as he was made to start from the bench.
However, Carlo Ancelotti has stated that David Ospina will not be leaving the club at the end of the season as he stated that the stopper will be given a permanent deal owing to the option in his contract that allows him move.
It is unsure what the plans of the North London outfit is for David Ospina as they might require him to retune as a backup for Bernd Leno owing to the fact that legendary goalkeeper Petr Cech will be retiring at the end of the season.
Petr Cech announced that he would be leaving football when the season ends with the Gunners offering to hand him a coaching role at the club.
Arsenal return with talks for Banega
English Premier League outfit Arsenal are known to have hunted for Valencia star Ever Banega in the last January winter transfer window but failed to secure his signature until it was closed.
Latest reports claim the North London outfit will return for Ever Banega ahead of the coming summer window as they hope to open talks anytime soon.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery is known to be a big fan of the star player having worked together at Sevilla and Valencia with both hoping to have a reunion at the Emirate Stadium.
Ever Banega has got an asking price of £17 million which the North London outfit will be willing to meet but the board are concerned about the fact that he is already 31 and will not have enough time to play active football.
However, the Gunners are making effort to secure a replacement for Wales international Aaron Ramsey who is set to leave the club at the end of the season to join Italian Serie A outfit Juventus.
There is no doubt that the Gunners team will do some business in this coming transfer window with the Spanish boss already giving the hint in January when he explained why the club failed to do any major deal in the last window.
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