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Manchester United eyeing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Benjamin Pavard set to join Inter Milan

During this year’s summer transfer window, there has been a lot of exciting news for football fans around the world. Teams are making unexpected decisions, like bringing in new players and saying goodbye to older ones. These choices can bring joy or sadness to fans, adding extra emotions to the sport. One interesting aspect is the updates about player transfers in football. Tottenham eyes a late bid for Nottingham Forest’s Brennan Johnson this summer, known for his role in Forest’s survival with eight goals and three assists. Tottenham seeks to strengthen their attack, despite Forest’s reported £50 million demand. Johnson leans towards Tottenham over Chelsea and West Ham. Tottenham, led by Ange Postecoglou, aims to reduce their squad size.

Bayern Munich eyes a loan for Manchester United’s Scott McTominay, potentially involving Ryan Gravenberch in a swap. McTominay fits Bayern’s midfield needs according to Coach Thomas Tuchel. A loan with a purchase option is discussed. Bayern may propose Gravenberch to United, given his quest for more playtime. Reuniting Gravenberch with former Ajax coach Erik ten Hag at United is possible. Bayern remains confident in Gravenberch’s abilities. Paris Saint-Germain improves their offer for Eintracht Frankfurt’s Randal Kolo Muani, despite an alleged €70 million rejection. PSG reportedly persists with an €80 million bid plus bonuses. Frankfurt’s €100 million demand is deemed unrealistic. PSG might involve Hugo Ekitike to negotiate the price. PSG envisions Kolo Muani alongside Dembele and Mbappe. While AC Milan shows interest, PSG values Frankfurt’s interest in Ekitike. Kolo Muani excelled last season with 23 goals and 17 assists in 46 matches for Frankfurt.

Read more- Transfer round-up August 28: Tottenham Hotspur eyeing Brennan Johnson, Bayern Munich to propose McTominay-Gravenberch swap with Manchester United

Manchester United eyeing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Manchester United has reportedly initiated contact with Tottenham Hotspur regarding midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg. The 28-year-old’s future is uncertain at Tottenham due to reduced playing time under new head coach Ange Postecoglou. United is seeking a new center-midfielder and has shown interest in Hojbjerg, with reports suggesting they’ve escalated their pursuit by approaching Tottenham. Hojbjerg, in the final two years of his contract, is among the players Tottenham is willing to let go. United’s manager, Erik ten Hag, previously attempted to sign Hojbjerg during his time at Ajax. Additionally, United is considering Fiorentina’s Sofyan Amrabat and Bayern Munich’s Ryan Gravenberch for the midfield, and they’re exploring left-back options due to injuries.

Benjamin Pavard set to join Inter Milan

Despite Chelsea engaging in discussions for Benjamin Pavard, Inter Milan has secured an agreement to sign him from Bayern Munich. The information comes from the Italian Journalist and Transfer Expert Fabrizio Romano. Earlier in the summer, Chelsea had multiple conversations with the French player’s agent about a potential transfer to Stamford Bridge, as per reports. Other clubs like Liverpool and Barcelona were also reportedly interested, with Barcelona’s financial constraints hindering their pursuit. Reportedly, Chelsea opted to sign Axel Disasi from Monaco for £39 million, hinting at their preference. However, Chelsea’s chance to acquire Pavard has ended, as Inter is set to complete an alleged £25.7 million deal with add-ons, with the player expressing his desire for the move.

Fulham sign Timothy Castagne from Leicester

Fulham has secured the signing of defender Timothy Castagne from Leicester City on an initial four-year contract. The 27-year-old Belgian arrives at Craven Cottage committed until 2027, with the possibility of extending for an extra year. Castagne, who will wear the number 21 shirt, is Fulham’s fourth summer signing, following Calvin Bassey, Raul Jimenez, and Adama Traore. Although he won’t likely feature in the EFL Cup match against Tottenham Hotspur, he could make his debut against Manchester City on Saturday. Castagne expressed his excitement to join Fulham and start training. Vice-chairman Tony Khan highlighted his versatility and experience. Castagne spent three successful seasons at Leicester, notably contributing to their FA Cup victory in 2021.

More football news:

Transfer round-up August 27: West Ham reopen talks with Manchester United over Harry Maguire deal, Manchester City expected to make second bid for Matheus Nunes

Transfer round-up August 26: Folarin Balogun set to join AS Monaco, Altay Bayindir set to undergo second Manchester United medical

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