'LAMPARD WANTED SZCZESNY AT CHELSEA'
Frank Lampard showed an interest in bringing ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to Chelsea last summer, according to The Daily Telegraph. Szczesny, who left Arsenal for Juventus in 2017, was considered by the former Chelsea boss before the club completed the signing of Edouard Mendy from Rennes.
Erling Haaland and Harry Kane lead Manchester City's list of possible Sergio Aguero replacements, reports the BBC. With Aguero set to depart at season's end, City could spend big on the Dortmund striker or the Spurs star to help fill the void. Inter duo Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez could also be options for City.
'BARCA WANT DEPAY, NOT AGUERO'
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman is not interested in signing Sergio Aguero and favours a move for Lyon's Memphis Depay, according to Spanish newspaper Sport. Aguero announced on Monday that will leave Manchester City at the end of his contract this summer and speculation has linked the 32-year-old with a move to Barcelona. But Koeman reportedly favours Depay, partly due to his ability to play in various positions, and has no plans to pursue a deal for free agent Aguero.
Tevez considers MLS switch
Boca Juniors legend Carlos Tevez is contemplating a move to MLS, reports ESPN. The former Manchester City, Manchester United and Juventus ace, 37, is under contract at Boca until June 2021, with the option to extend until the end of the year.
Balogun automatically handed new one-year deal by Rangers
LEON BALOGUN has earned a new deal at Rangers after playing enough games to trigger a contract extension. SunSport reveal the Nigeria international defender needed to make 23 starts in Steven Gerrard’s side to stay at Ibrox beyond this season.
The former Brighton & Hove star needed to make 23 starts in all competitions to trigger a contract extension and he reached the threshold when he was picked in the starting lineup in the Old Firm derby versus Celtic in Rangers' last game before the international break.
Balogun has impressed since his move to the Light Blues last summer, helping the club keep sixteen clean sheets in all competitions in the matches in he was involved in.
OFFICIAL: GRIFFITHS JOINS NOTTS COUNTY ON LOAN
Crewe have announced that midfielder Regan Griffiths has joined Vanarama National League side Notts County on loan until the end of the season. Griffiths has made four appearances for Crewe’s first team this season and has also featured heavily in the under-23 side.
OFFICIAL: ROBINS TAKE UP CONTRACT OPTIONS ON TRIO
Bristol City are to take up contract options on Robbie Cundy, Louis Britton and Barney Soady.
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