I’m aware that there’s been some speculation about Weston McKennie being a target for Arsenal, but I’m told there are no talks. We’ll see if that changes in January, but I’m also not sure he’s the type of player Mikel Arteta needs, they could do with someone more dynamic in the middle of the park.
There’s some talk again of Patrik Schick being an option for Manchester United. He was one of the players scouted under Ralf Rangnick, but now there are still no contacts ongoing. I think he's very talented player, but needs to be more consistent; for sure, he could be a good option for many big clubs in the Premier League.
Lucas Hernandez on his potential return to Atletico Madrid: "If there will be opportunity to return someday, why not? Atleti gave me everything, I wish them all the best".
Bayern Munich, however, remain determined to tie Lucas Hernandez to a new contract in the near future.
📰 In other news, Bayern Munich are eyeing up Ilkay Gundogan if he becomes a free agent in the summer (90min)
Chelsea’s rebuilding continues. Joe Shields appointment is 100% done and sealed, his move from Southampton will be made official soon.
Monaco technical director Laurence Stewart will also join the Chelsea recruitment team, while Christopher Vivell talks are progressing well.
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