Olise to Chelsea agreement, Arsenal and Man Utd get Sesko decision update: FootballTransfers recap

Tom Weber
Tom Weber
  • Updated: 10 Jun 2024 16:15 CDT
  • 6 min read
Michael Olise, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, 2023/24
© IMAGO

Monday delivered some exciting news as Chelsea reached an agreement for the transfer of Michael Olise.

Plus, Arsenal and Man Utd were told when Benjamin Sesko will make a final decision on his future and Man City want Xabi Alonso to replace Pep Guardiola. There's plenty to cover, so let's jump right in.

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Exclusive: Man City want Alonso

FootballTransfers can reveal that Xabi Alonso has received the unanimous backing of the Man City hierarchy to replace Pep Guardiola next year.

Exclusive: Wolves eye striker

We also understand that Wolves will target Corinthians striker Yuri Alberto after signing Rodrigo Gomes.

Chelsea's Olise agreement

Early on Monday, it was revealed that Michael Olise had become Chelsea's top target.

Fabrizio Romano then revealed that the Blues were in pole position to sign him.

By the evening, the London giants had reached an agreement on personal terms to leave Man Utd reeling.

Michael Olise
© IMAGO - Michael Olise

Ten Hag's future

One of the reasons why Man Utd are likely to miss out on Olise is due to the uncertainty over Erik ten Hag. At this point, the Dutchman should quit Man Utd.

Sir Alex Ferguson is lobbying for a former Chelsea manager to replace Ten Hag - and it's not Thomas Tuchel.

Sesko decision

Fabrizio Romano has promised that Benjamin Sesko will make a final decision on his future before the end of the month, perhaps even in the next few days.

The Slovenian striker is earning plaudits from all quarters these days.

Transfer news

Finally, let's finish up with some more transfer news from around the world. Barcelona's search for a new midfielder has taken a quite ridiculous twist.

The Blaugrana also have a surprising new target in the Bundesliga, and it is not Joshua Kimmich.

Spanish media has claimed that Real Madrid have a 'pact' with Florian Wirtz over a 2025 transfer.

But is there anything to this rumour?

Florian Wirtz
© IMAGO - Florian Wirtz

Man Utd midfielder Christian Eriksen has emphatically ruled out a transfer to a particular destination.

Chelsea face an unexpected threat for Levi Colwill from Bayern Munich.

Bayern's talks with Alphonso Davies have hit a new roadblock that will delight Real Madrid.

Chelsea's Nicolas Jackson has suffered an unfortunate injury. Here are five possible replacements.

German wonderkid Brajan Gruda has spoken about his future after attracting interest from Liverpool and Aston Villa.

Man Utd have received a terrible verdict regarding the chances of a Jadon Sancho sale this summer.

Real Madrid are aware that Kylian Mbappe's arrival could pose some problems.

Arsene Wenger has revealed how Arsenal missed out on the French megastar.

A Man Utd player has received a surprise call-up for Euro 2024.

Victor Osimhen's Napoli release clause is expected to be triggered.

Lastly, Jose Mourinho is keen on signing Mason Greenwood.

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