Raphinha has been one of the most exciting young prospects in Brazilian football for a few years now, with his dazzling displays for Vasco da Gama drawing attention from some of Europe’s biggest clubs. Premier League giants Chelsea were thought to be in the driving seat to sign the 21-year-old, but it now looks like they will face competition from both Arsenal and Barcelona.
Captaincy moves for chelsea
Antonio van Basten had been linked with the Chelsea job since he stepped down as manager in October, but now he’s officially been offered the job. The 53-year-old Dutchman is expected to be officially unveiled on Thursday morning.Sunderland eye Dutchman
Sunderland are keen on signing Van Basten as they look to stay in the Premier League. They’ve got the funds to pay his wage demands, despite the club being in the Championship.Barcelona want Bares
Barcelona are keen on signing former Holland international Giovanni Baresi. The Italian central defender has been told by Inter Milan that he can leave the club this summer, but Barca are ready to make a move for him.Bournemouth want Bares
Bournemouth are keen on signing former Brescia defender Baresi. The centre back has impressed with Brescia this season, and he’s also attracted interest from Milan.
Chelsea want Borussia Dortmund
Chelsea’s apparent interest in Borussia Dortmund defender Marcel Schmelzer is genuine. The Chelsea manager is a big fan of the 24-year-old centre back, and he’s keen to get him to Stamford Bridge.
Dortmund are keen on Schmelzer
Dortmund are keen on Schmelzer.
Lionel Messi is eager for the Champions League to start because he wants to start having fun. There’s been a lot of speculation about the Argentina forward’s future at the Camp Nou this summer, but he’s determined to stay for the next two or three years.
Rafaella and madrid focus on d’agostino
The move to Madrid hasn’t hit Rafaella hard, but it’s tough for the little Italian to leave his friends and family.