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Thursday Transfer News: Done deals, Updates On Haaland, Lucas Torreira, Ben Whites & More

Boca Juniors preparing bid for Arsenal outcast Lucas Torreira

Boca Juniors are readying a bid for Arsenal outcast Lucas Torreira this summer, believing they can tempt the midfielder to Buenos Aires as he is a fan of the club.

The 25-year-old is on loan at Atletico Madrid this season after falling down the pecking order at Arsenal under Mikel Arteta. The move has not really worked out for him and he has made just three La Liga starts for Diego Simeone’s side and none in the Champions League.

It is unlikely that Atletico will want to extend his stay in the Spanish capital and the Gunners are also unlikely to want him back in north London, leaving an exit the most probably outcome.

Source: Metro Uk

Premier League star open to Manchester United transfer, set to cost £35m+

Brighton defender Ben White is reportedly open to a transfer to Manchester United this summer.

The 23-year-old has impressed in the Premier League this season, and a centre-back is likely to be one of United’s priorities this summer, according to the Manchester Evening News.

White, who would likely cost £35million or more, could be ideal for the Red Devils, who have also been linked with the likes of Raphael Varane and Pau Torres, according to the Manchester Evening News.

It remains to be seen if Man Utd will definitely move for White, but it could be encouraging for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co. that he’s interested in the possibility of a move to Old Trafford.

Source:Caughtoffside

Barcelona in Haaland transfer talks with agent, father

Erling Haaland's father Alf-Inge and agent Mino Raiola held talks in Barcelona on Thursday with Barca president Joan Laporta over a possible transfer for the superstar forward.

Sources told ESPN that the two-and-a-half-hour meeting - attended by Raiola, Haaland Sr., Laporta and Barca's incoming director of football Mateu Alemany -was a first step to explore the viability of a deal, with talks in their very early stages.

Haaland, 20, has scored 49 goals in 49 games for Borussia Dortmund since signing for the Bundesliga club in January 2020 from FC Salzburg.

Sources told ESPN that Laporta believes Haaland would be a strategic signing that would strengthen Barca for a decade or more, as well as avoiding his joining a rival club.

Source: ESPN

Done deal: Amazulu Signs Thabo Qalinge

AmaZulu Football Club have added the services of speedy winger, Thabo Qalinge who joins as a free agent on a short-term deal for the remainder of the season with an option for a renewal at of the season.

He is affectionally known by PSL football fanatics expressed his delight in the vote of confident by Coach Benni McCarthy with the view to add on his attacking arsenal under the blessing of Club President, Sandile Zungu.

“I am very grateful to the club for granting me the chance to part of the structure, especially the coach.”

Source: Amazulu Fc

Done deal: Linfield midfielder Kyle McClean signs new contract extension

Linfield midfielder Kyle McClean has signed a one-year contract extension with the club.

The midfielder is currently recovering from a cruciate ligament injury sustained earlier this month, after impressing for the Blues this season.

The 22-year-old - who joined Linfield in January last year - is now contracted to the Premiership champions until the end of the 2022/23 campaign.

Source: Belfastlive Uk

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