With the summer here, the internet is rife with FPL transfer rumours and gossip. So here is a round-up of today’s key talking points.
The summer transfer window is always busy for clubs as they get ready for the new season. It is also a time where FPL managers carefully watch the market to get a feel for how their FPL teams might look next season.
As singings are made official our new signings article will be updated.
Thursday 7th July: gossip and rumours
The Times: Ronaldo MIA
The Times are reporting that Manchester United do not know when Ronaldowill return to training. The club leave for their preseason tour of Thailand tomorrow.
FPL Comment: Ronaldo has been priced at £10.5m, of the forwards only Haaland and Kane are more expensive. With the uncertainty surrounding his future he will be a hard avoid for FPL managers. Managers wanting to invest in Manchester United would be better looking at cheaper assets such as £6.5m Rashford.
David Ornstein and the Athletic: Sterling agrees terms
David Ornstein from the Athletic is reporting that Sterling has agreed personal terms with Chelsea. Sterling is priced at £10.0m in FPL for the 2022/23 season.
FPL Comment: Stelring’s £10.0m FPL price tag will be highly attractive if he moves to Chelsea. The midfielder would likely have more guaranteed game in London, increasingly his likelihood of returns.
Wednesday 6th July: gossip and rumours
The Telegraph and The Athletic: Everton hunt Richarlison replacement
The Telegraph and The Athletic are reporting that Everton are interested in signing Armando Broja, as a replacement for Richarlison. The Merseyside club have reportedly required about Borja’s availability.
FPL Comment: Broja had a mix season on loan at Southampton in 2021/22. In spells he was an excellent FPL asset. A move to a team like Everton where he would be more sure of minutes would make him far more attractive to FPL managers than he is at Chelsea due to perceived lack of minutes in London.
David Ornstein: Chelsea to move for Ronaldo?
David Ornstein is reporting that Chelsea are thinking about making an offer for Ronaldo. Ronaldo is reportedly unhappy at United’s lack of ambition.
FPL comment: Chelsea will need to sign a replacement for Lukaku if he does leave the club this summer. Ronaldo is a proven goal scorer and Chelsea’s Champions League football will appeal. At Manchester United FPL managers are unluckily to invest in the forward, however if he moves to Chelsea his appeal would strengthen.
Tuesday 5th July: Lenglet to Spurs – Ronaldo on the move?
Moday 4th July: Malacia to United
Thursday 30th June: Keane Lewis-Potter to Brentford – Bremer in demand
Wednesday 29th June: Brownhill back in PL – Raphinha London bound.
Tuesday 28th June: Chelsea target two City players – Spurs in for Everton duo