Arsenal & Chelsea in new Mudryk battle, Man Utd to sell Sancho, Messi bomb: FootballTransfers recap

Tom Weber
Tom Weber
  • Updated: 27 Mar 2024 22:30 GMT
  • 5 min read
Mykhailo Mudryk, Arsenal, Chelsea, 2023/24

Wednesday delivered plenty of big storylines as Arsenal and Chelsea are yet again embroiled in a Mykhailo Mudryk-type battle.

Plus, Borussia Dortmund have been backed to sign Man Utd flop Jadon Sancho permanently and Lionel Messi has revealed when he will retire. There's plenty to cover, so let's jump right in.

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Mudryk 2.0?

Arsenal and Chelsea are battling it out for Sporting CP star Ousmane Diomande, resembling the transfer fight they had over Mykhailo Mudryk last year.

In the Pedro Neto saga, meanwhile, Arsenal risk being hijacked by hated rivals Tottenham.

Dortmund WILL sign Sancho

Germany legend Lothar Matthaus has told FootballTransfers that he expects Jadon Sancho to join Dortmund permanently in the summer.

The Ballon d'Or winner has also compared Xabi Alonso's Leverkusen to peak Barcelona - is the Liverpool target the next Pep Guardiola?

Xabi Alonso
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Messi retirement bombshell

Lionel Messi has revealed that he is thinking about retirement and pinpointed exactly when he will call it time on his illustrious career.

Chelsea face Strasbourg civil war

Strasbourg fans' fury over the BlueCo takeover is increasing by the day and the club's biggest supporter group is now planning a massive protest march for the weekend.

Transfer news

Finally, let's finish up with some more transfer news from around the world. Christian Pulisic has revealed that he is loving life after leaving the mess that is Chelsea.

Man Utd's Jarrad Branthwaite plans are becoming increasingly clear after an update was provided on their pursuit of Gleison Bremer.

Barcelona star Robert Lewandowski has been the subject of shock links to Atletico Madrid. Will he move in the summer?

Robert Lewandowski
© IMAGO - Robert Lewandowski

Liverpool have been told that Trent Alexander-Arnold is expendable by a club legend amid links to Real Madrid.

Man Utd's Casemiro replacement could turn out to be a massive bargain.

Neymar is keen on rejoining Barcelona after talks with president Joan Laporta.

Chelsea's 16-year-old wonderkid Kendry Paez is in hot water after an alleged visit to a strip club.

Four Newcastle stars are expected to be sold in the summer, including star striker Alexander Isak.

Liverpool are closing in on a Bundesliga star who has been outshining Harry Kane this season.

The Reds have also been told that one of their main targets of last year will be on the market this summer.

Lastly, Barcelona have already held transfer talks over Erling Haaland.

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