May 12, 2020
  • 11:00 am Calabar retain South Conference basketball title
  • 2:01 pm Sports Briefs
  • 1:59 pm Clarendon win, but champs drop out title race
  • 1:57 pm Sports Briefs
  • 1:54 pm Calabar excite at inaugural Wint/McKenley Classic

first_img 10 4. Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan) – Another man already impressing in France at Euro 2016 is the Croat midfielder. Luka Modric stole the show with his volley but right-sided star Brozovic was industrious and skilful, creating and getting on the end of chances as he darted in from the flank. He couldn’t get on the scoresheet but admirers, who include Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich and Roma. 8. Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) – Senegalese centre-back was a real star in Serie A last season and now is being targeted by a host of top clubs. Arsenal and Chelsea are keen as they attempt to bolster their defences, while Everton have also got an interest but their ability to finance a deal will hinge on the future of John Stones. 5. Alvaro Morata (Juventus) – Spanish forward Morata is currently in transfer limbo. Owned by the Italian champions, he also knows former side Real Madrid are looming, intending to activate his buy-back clause. If he does head back to the Bernabeu, though, it’s likely he’ll be on his bike again and sold to the highest bidder. Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are all monitoring the situation. 2. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) – The metronomic midfielder was one of the stars of the show as Germany dispatched Ukraine at Euro 2016 in Group C. The cool and collected maestro has a magnificent eye for a pass so it’s no surprise to see Manchester United, who almost signed him in 2013, Chelsea and Juventus all want the technically gifted superstar in their squads. 10 3. Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg) – Already it’s known the player wants to quit his club in search of European football next season. The Swiss star has several destinations to choose from though as Arsenal, Manchester United, Man City, while Real Madrid retain some interest, although Zinedine Zidane is said to prefer bringing Fabio Coentrao back into the fold rather than signing a new star. 10 10 10 Even Euro 2016 can’t stop the rumour mill from churning out more transfer speculation.Premier League teams are still beavering away attempting to get deals in place, with targets producing good displays in France.Some superstars, though, are more wanted than others, with several clubs chasing their signatures.But who are currently, as the transfer window prepares to open on July 1, the most wanted players this summer?Click the right arrow above to find out… 10 10 10 10 6. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) – The fairytale came true and the pacy strike star is the Premier League’s king of the counter attack after helping the Foxes to the title with 24 goals. He’s now wanted man as Arsenal, Liverpool and West Ham all attempt to lure him away from the King Power Stadium. 1. N’Golo Kante (Leicester City) – Click the right arrow above for more of the most wanted transfer targets… – The fantastic Foxes star is now taking his skills to the international stage after a stunning Premier League campaign with the title winners. In France’s Euro 2016 opener against Romania, the tireless midfielder was again outstanding. His ability to intercept the ball before ferrying it onto its next destination means interest in his services is high. Liverpool have now joined a list of suitors, which also includes Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Juventus and Real Madrid. 7. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund) – Set to be ditched by the Bundesliga giants as he refuses to pen a new deal with the club, the Armenia assist machine could be available this summer. Arsenal and Manchester United both want to get the player on their books, while Juventus also want to land the 27-year-old who also hit 11 goals in the league last season. 10 9. Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) – Pep Guardiola rates the centre-back as one of his favourite ever players but, as yet, Manchester City haven’t made a move for the Italy international who is drawing also interesting from Chelsea, where he could link up with Antonio Conte again next season. 10. John Stones (Everton) – The talented young defender continues to be linked with a move away from the Toffees and could be set for another long summer of rumours. Barcelona have apparently been turned down by the player, while Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Man United also want the England international.last_img