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.
Friday 8th July: gossip and rumours
Sport in Spain are reporting that Chelsea will offer Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso and £51m in the race to sign Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona. They suggest that this is try ensure the players signing ahead of Man United.
Meanwhile The Times are reporting that the Blues are in advanced talks to sign Nathan Ake from Man City.
FPL Comment: Chelsea defenders Reece James and Ben Chilwell have been popular picks in FPL since the game launched. The defenders were both priced at £6.0m and with the addition of Ake Chelsea’s defensive security should be more appealing having lost Rudiger at the end of last season.
Fabrizio Romano: Lenglet to Spurs
Romano is reporting that Spurs have agreed a loan deal for Lenglet.
FPL Comment: Barcelona defender Lenglet would make the Spurs defence increasingly attractive this season in FPL. The defender played just 818 minutes last season for Barcelona and returned an assist.
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: Broja targeted by Everton – Ronaldo to Chelsea?
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.