SportPesa News Transfer Juice: Fenerbahce Cannot Afford Ozil, Lemina Seeking Man United Move

Jul 10 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for SportPesa News

PSG refuse to guarantee Mbappe news deal, Liverpool and City in pursuit of winger Nicolas Pepe

Mesui Ozil of Arsenal during UEFA Europa League Quarter - Final 1st Leg between Arsenal and Napoli at Emirates stadium, London, United Kingdom on 11 Apr 2019. PHOTO/AFP

  • PSG Sporting Director Leonardo has been vocal in the last two days and on Wednesday, he refused to promise a new deal for France superstar and 20 year-old World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe, putting all European giants on high alert
  • Our last piece of SportPesa News Transfer Juice on Wednesday comes from London where Tottenham Hotspur FC who have re-opened their cheque book are in talks to turn Dani Ceballos into a Lilly White from the the Spanish white-stripped giants, Real Madrid CF

NAIROBI, Kenya- Arsenal FC could be resigned to staying with Mesut Ozil in their books after Turkish club Fenerbahce distanced themselves from a move for the forward by stating they simply cannot afford the Gunners top earner.

PSG Sporting Director Leonardo has been vocal in the last two days and on Wednesday, he refused to promise a new deal for France superstar and 20 year-old World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe, putting all European giants on high alert.

Having chased each other to a point in the race for the 2018/19 English Premier League title, Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC have not given up the pursuit of each other, with the clubs now setting sights on Lille winger, Nicolas Pepe.

Having swatted talk of a Paul Pogba exit from Old Trafford, Manchester United FC manager, Ole Gunnar Solkjaer could have his radar turned by reports Mario Lemina wants to leave Southampton to join his team.

Our last piece of SportPesa News Transfer Juice on Wednesday comes from London where Tottenham Hotspur FC who have re-opened their cheque book are in talks to turn Dani Ceballos into a Lilly White from the the Spanish white-stripped giants, Real Madrid CF.

Fenerbahce cannot afford Ozil

Fenerbahce have distanced themselves from a move for Mesut Ozil and insist they cannot afford to sign the Arsenal forward.

The Turkish Super Lig outfit have been linked with Ozil in recent weeks, with the Gunners reportedly keen to offload the 30-year-old from their wage bill. READ MORE

Mbappe not a guarantee in PSG

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo stopped short of promising that Kylian Mbappe will sign a contract extension with the French champions but expressed his desire to rebuild around him.

Speaking with Le Parisien in the second part of an interview where he also admitted that Neymar can leave if an offer that satisfies all parties is received, Leonardo refused to promise a new deal for the 20-year-old. READ MORE

Liverpool, City in race for Pepe

Liverpool are still in the race to sign Lille winger Nicolas Pepe with Manchester City now showing a strong interest, according to reports.

The Ivory Coast forward is one of European football’s hottest properties after scoring 22 goals in Ligue 1 last season – a mark only bettered by PSG’s Kylian Mbappe. READ MORE

Man United target Lemina wants to leave Saints

Mario Lemina has confirmed he wants to leave Southampton this summer and hopes he can move to another team in the Premier League.

Lemina has been given permission to speak to other clubs by Southampton, having not been included on their pre-season training camp in Austria. READ MORE

Tottenham in talks to sign Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos

Tottenham are in talks with Real Madrid over a potential transfer for Spain U21 star Dani Ceballos.

The 22-year-old, who impressed during Spain's victorious campaign in the U21 Euros with two goals and two assists en route to the title, would prefer a loan move as he does not want to leave Spain permanently. READ MORE