Transfer Wrap: Juve join chase for Wolves duo; Barca line up Monreal & Moreno bids
Juve join chase for Wolves duo
The Mirror states that Juventus have entered the race for Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielders Diogo Jota and Ruben Neves.
The Portuguese pair were instrumental to the English club’s promotion to the EPL and are being tracked by Manchester United and City.
Jota and Neves have played in all four league games so far for Wolves, with the Serie A champions keeping an eager eye on their performances.
Barca line up Monreal & Moreno bids
Barcelona have narrowed down their search for a new left-back down to Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal or Liverpool’s Alberto Moreno according to Mundo Deportivo.
The La Liga giants are looking for a backup to Jordi Alba and are alerted to the EPL-based Spanish duo who would be open to a move.
Beside Monreal and Moreno, Barca are also considering Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luis as an option.
Pavard to Serie A?
The race for the signature of Stuttgart defender Benjamin Pavard is heating up with Italian titans Juventus joining in writes Le10 Sport.
French international Pavard, who was one of the stars of his country’s World Cup-winning side, scored a beauty of a goal against Argentina in Russia.
— Benjamin Pavard 21 (@BenPavard28) September 10, 2018
Besides I Bianconeri, the 22-year-old centre-back is also on the radar of Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Gunner Lichsteiner not retiring soon
Arsenal’s summer signing Stephan Lichtsteiner has dismissed rumours of his retirement according to the Sportal.
The 34-year-old right-back, who has found game time hard to come by at the Emirates, has vowed to continue playing and pushing Hector Bellerin for a first-team spot.
Swiss international Lichtsteiner, who has 103 caps under his belt, previously played for Juventus and won seven Serie A titles and four Coppa Italia.
Former England striker Bent keen to link up with Stevie G at Rangers
Talksport reports that former England international Darren Bent has his heart set on a move to Steven Gerrard’s Rangers.
The 34-year-old striker is currently a free agent after leaving Derby County at the end of last season.
League Cup winner Bent, who also played for Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa, spent last season on loan at Burton Albion.