Transfer Wrap: Neymar wants Paqueta at PSG; Conte on Roma’s shortlist
Neymar wants Paqueta at PSG
Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar is doing everything he can to tempt Flamengo’s Lucas Paqueta to make the switch to the Ligue 1 writes Globoesporte.
While the Parisians have yet to make a formal offer for Paqueta, the Brazilian international attacking midfielder have already spoken to Neymar about life in the French capital.
21-year-old Paqueta, who is also being courted by Barcelona, has eight goals in 41 appearances for the Brazilian club this season.
Conte on Roma’s shortlist
According to Il Bianconero, out-of-work manager Antonio Conte could be set to return to the Serie A by taking over the reins at AS Roma.
The former Chelsea and Juventus boss is reportedly on the club’s shortlist as Eusebio Di Francesco’s replacement should the I Giallorossi opt for a change following a slow start to the season.
Besides Roma, 49-year-old Conte, who left Chelsea in the summer, is also being considered as a managerial candidate by AC Milan.
Gunners & Inter keen on Sarr
Arsenal are ready to jostle with Inter Milan for the signature of Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr states the Mirror.
The highly-rated Senegal international, who was a part of his country’s World Cup squad in Russia, was shortlisted for the Golden Boy award.
— Ismaila Sarr (@izosarr) September 21, 2018
20-year-old Sarr, who is valued at around £20 million by Rennes, scored a wonder goal in the Europa League last week.
EPL top four scout Vlachodimos
The race is heating up for Benfica’s Odisseas Vlachodimos as a host of EPL clubs have sent scouts to watch the goalkeeper claims Record.
Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Newcastle United are interested in the German youth international – who was a product of Stuttgart’s academy.
24-year-old Vlachodimos, who is contracted till 2023, won the European Under-21 Championship in 2017.
Inter join Tousart pursuit
According to Calciomercato, Inter Milan have joined the chase for Lyon midfielder Lucas Tousart.
The French youth international, who is also being tracked by Tottenham Hotspur, is expected to cost at least €35 million.
21-year-old Tousart, who has five appearances under his belt this season, made his first-team debut for Lyon in 2015.