A transfer window in a world changed by the COVID-19 outbreak is expected to pretty fraught. Financial experts and high-ranking officials across football have been warning that we should not expect big transfer fees and salaries to be agreed.
Yet rumours across the European landscape have been throwing up some interesting storylines over the past week that suggest there might be more cash moving around at the top level than some anticipate.
Each week, we look into some of the hottest transfer rumours, and this week, three teams are dominating our feature.
Chelsea are in the process of signing Timo Werner from RB Leipzig, yet they continue to be linked with other hot talent. Manchester United are another club regularly linked with new signings and will spend reasonably big this summer. Paris Saint-Germain have already agreed a permanent deal for Mauro Icardi and are intriguing as, with their season over in France, we begin to imagine what the side might look like next season.
Here, we take a closer look at all three clubs and speak to sources about some of the rumours surrounding them. Continue reading