Transfer Window: gossip and rumours

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.

Monday 6th June: gossip and rumours

Northern Echo and the Express: Spence at all costs

The Northern Echo are reporting that Antonio Conte has ‘instructed his club’s recruitment team to do whatever it takes to land the youngster.’ Spence was on loan with Nottingham Forest last season and helped to secure their promotion back to the Premier League. Jacque Talbot is also discussing how its been Forest and Spurs.

FPL comments: Wing-backs have been key in FPL this season. If Spence signs for Spurs he looks to be a great option in FPL 2022/23. The player returned three goals and four assists last season.

Jacque Talbot: Newcastle target Renan Lodi

Talbot is reporting via the Give Me Sport website that Newcastle have made Atletico Madrid’s defender Renan Lodi, their top target. Newcastle are lolling at Lodi to play at left-back for the club as part of their summer transfer window signings.

FPL comments:Newcastle had Matt Target on loan at the club since January. Rumours suggest however that Lodi is their first choice to sign on a permanent basis. The defender registered three goals and four assists in 17 starts in La Liga and the Champions League for Atletico. Therefore he could offer FPL managers good attacking threat.

Friday 3rd June: gossip and rumours

Fabrizio Romano: Is Tielemans coming to Arsenal?

Fabrizio Romano reports that Arsenal remain keen to bring Tielemans to the club this summer. However, there are two other clubs interested in signing the Leicester midfielder. Therefore Arsenal will have competition if they are going to bring Tielemans to North London.

FPL Comment: Tielemans would be fantastic at strengthening the Arsenal midfield and defence. This would make the Arsenal defenders more attractive FPL assets.

El Chiringuito: United to sign Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio

Spainish newspaper El Chiringuito are reporting that Man United have been offered the chance to sign Madrid winger Asensio. Asensio started less than half of Madrid’s La Liga games last season and only appeared for them twice in the Champions League.

FPL Comment: Asensio has linked up well with United players Varane and Ronaldo previously. Asensio played with them both at Madrid. He scored 10 goals in La Liga in 2021/22.


Previous rumours

Thursday 2nd June: Hugo Ekitike to Newcastle – Pulisic’s time in London nearly over?

Wednesday 1st June: New West Ham defender – Lukuka to leave Chelsea?

Tuesday 31st May: Man City in for Cucurella and Philips – the race to sign Spence

Monday 30th May: Mane to leave Liverpool – Conte to stay at Spurs and bring in Perisic

Friday 27th May: Maxwell Cornet to West Ham – Arsenal want both Jesus and Zinchenko – Richarlison a key target for multiple clubs.

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