[19.02.2019] Latest transfer news and rumorous (part 2)
1. United to pay £34m fee for How to sign up for a sportsbook account at w88 Pochettino
Manchester United will reportedly pay a staggering £34m ( 38.9m/$44m) compensation fee to Tottenham to secure the services of manager Mauricio Pochettino at the end of this season, according to the Evening Standard.
Current interim Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has performed admirably since taking over from Jose Mourinho, winning 10 of his 12 games in charge since assuming the role.
However, it is thought that the United hierarchy are still set on trying to prise Pochettino away from Spurs, and would be willing to part with a significant sum in order to secure his services.
2.QPR defender may join LAFC on loan
Queens Park Rangers fullback Niko Hamalainen has joined up with Los Angeles FC with a loan move likely, according to West London Sport.
Hamalainen, who was born in the United States, made an appearance as a substitute in LAFC's recent 3-0 defeat to the San Jose Earthquakes in a preseason friendly.
The fullback joined QPR in 2014 and recently signed a new contract through 2020.
3. 'Icardi to Juventus? No chance' - Inter chairman
Inter chairman Steven Zhang has dismissed the possibility of unsettled star striker Mauro Icardi moving to Serie A rivals Juventus.
The Argentine was recently stripped of the Nerazzurri captaincy, which came following the 25-year-old's wife and agent, Wanda Nara, suggesting that Icardi deserved a much higher wage and that several top clubs had expressed an interest in him.
Juventus' sporting director, Fabio Paratici, suggested the club might make a move for the striker, but Inter's chairman has rejected the idea.
4. Barca targeted Benzema before he joined instant game rebates at w88 Madrid
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was a primary transfer target for Barcelona while at Lyon back in 2008, according to Marca.
Former Blaugrana boss Pep Guardiola had lost faith in Samuel Etoo at the time and was hoping to bring in the Frenchman to replace him.
The move eventually broke down because Barca's ex-technical secretary Txiki Begisristain was left unimpressed with Benzema's demeanour after holding talks with the player in Lyon.
5. Napoli eyeing Belotti and Immobile
Torino captain Andrea Belotti and Lazio centre-forward Ciro Immobile have emerged as transfer targets for Napoli, according to Calcio Mercato.
Belotti is under contract until 2021, but the 25-year-old might be willing to take the next step forward in his career this summer.
Meanwhile, Immobile's current contract at San Paolo Stadium is not due to expire until 2023, however, Lazio may be willing to sacrifice their star player to raise funds in the event that they miss out on Champions League qualification.
6. Nani signs with Orlando City as designated player
Orlando City has announced the signing of former Manchester United star Nani, who joins from Sporting CP in Portugal.
Nani has signed a three-year designated player contract with the Lions, according to the MLS club, which also announced there was no transfer fee to complete the deal with Sporting.
This is an exciting day for our organization, Orlando City SC EVP of Soccer Operations Luiz Muzzi said in a statement. Nani brings tremendous experience to our roster. Hes a dynamic winger with quality Playing Tips for 188bet Blackjack abilities to move and cross the ball, impact games and lead the offensive play.
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