Jesus, Phillips, Kessie and Christensen confirmed - Monday's essential news

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith 4 Jul 2022 22:07 BST 3 min read
Gabriel Jesus, Arsenal, 2022/23

Monday was yet another big day in the football transfer world with multiple deals across Europe being officially confirmed.

Here are five of the biggest stories from the day.

Phillips to Man City

Kalvin Phillips, Leeds United, 2021/22

A deal had been agreed for weeks, but Kalvin Phillips has now officially been unveiled as a Manchester City player.

He revealed just why he picked Pep Guardiola's side this summer, despite interest from Manchester United.

Kessie and Christensen to Barcelona

Kessie and Christensen in action for Milan and Chelsea respectively

Similar to Phillips, Barcelona were able to announce the free transfer captures of both Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen.

Kessie has joined from Milan, while Christensen has arrived from Chelsea.

Jesus to Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus Arsenal

Just as with Phillips, Kessie and Christensen, Gabriel Jesus also finally completed his switch from Man City to Arsenal.

The Brazilian has arrived for a fee of £45 million and is expected to rival Eddie Nketiah for a starting spot through the middle of Mikel Arteta's attack.

Tuchel not keen on Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, 2021/22

Cristiano Ronaldo has been offered to Chelsea this summer, but head coach Thomas Tuchel isn't convinced that signing him would be a good idea.

Bayern join hunt for De Ligt

Matthijs De Ligt, Juventus, 2021/22

Chelsea remain confident in signing Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt this summer, but Bayern Munich have begun talks to sign him, with the Dutchman reportedly wanting to join the Bavarians.

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