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Sport Musa Barrow to stay at Atalanta

17:41  17 may  2018
17:41  17 may  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Chelsea targeting teenage striker Musa Barrow

  Chelsea targeting teenage striker Musa Barrow Chelsea have sent scouts to watch 19-year-old striker Musa Barrow of Atalanta, according to Football Italia. The youngster has an extraordinary record in Primavera since graduating from the Oribici youth academy, scoring 23 goals in just 18 games. With his recent form of two goals and two assists in his last four Serie A outings, the Gambian prospect is already attracting interest from an array of top clubs. Along with Chelsea, Gazzamercato claims that the Atalanta man has already been targeted by Inter, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund. Scouts from Stamford Bridge will be at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday as Barrow’s Atalanta take on Lazio. Roman Abramovich will have to make a bid of around €25-30m to prise him away from the Italian side, the sort of fee the Russian is not usually shy of paying. There is no surprise that the West London club are in the market for another striker, as £60 million man Alvaro Morata has not been as reliable as they first hoped.

Blair Newman takes a detailed look at teenage striker Musa Barrow , the latest impressive product of Atalanta's youth academy. When he first arrived at Atlanta , Barrow was considered to be more of a winger or trequartista – someone who could play off a striker, but was unlikely to lead the line.

Musa Barrow . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. After having played a handful of Coppa Italia matches with the first team, he was loaned to Reggiana and he stayed five seasons at Palermo, all in Serie B, but reached a Coppa Italia final in 1979, then lost to Juventus.

talanta forward Musa Barrow will stay at the Serie A club for another year.

According to Italian media outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Bergamo side will reject all bids for the Gambian talent, as they intend to keep him in Italy.

Chelsea have reportedly approached Atalanta for the forward but have been told he’s not for sale.

Atalanta apparently rate the youngster in the €25-30m class and it had been speculated that the Blues would match their demands, however, Football Italia now understands that the Serie A club have swiftly rejected bids for their man.

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The 19-year-old striker was promoted to the senior squad in Februar after shining for the youth side, where he scored 23 times in just 18 games. He has also scored three goals in 11 Serie A appearances.

Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool edges closer

  Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool edges closer Nabil Fekir looks set to complete a move to Liverpool this summer with the Premier League side looking to complete the deal when the new window opens, according to the Daily Star. The 24-year-old is set to join the Reds for a fee which is believed to be around £60 million. Chelsea are also interested in a deal for the player, but it’s emerged that Jurgen Klopp’s side are the front runners to sign him, and they hope to complete the transfer before the World Cup. Fekir has had an amazing season in France at Lyon, where he has netted a total of 20 goals in just 36 appearances. Chelsea were keen to complete a deal for the French midfielder but it looks like they’ll need to turn their focus elsewhere as it’s looking like Fekir will be plying his trade at Anfield next season.

Musa Barrow has emerged as a summer target for Tottenham. And Fernando Llorente, signed from Swansea on the last day of the 2017 summer transfer window, only has one top-flight strike to his name this term.

The Gambia’s new president Adama Barrow will be staying at his own residence until further notice while State House, Yahya Jammeh’s former seat of power, is assessed for potential risks. Barrow who was forced to flee to neighbouring Senegal returned to Gambia on Thursday.

Barrow plays on the left wing but can also play as a central striker. He has a lethal combination of pace, power, skill and finishing and he gas shown he can score goals when playing top level football.

Inter Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and, Lazio are the other rivals to Chelsea in the race for the youngster, but it is believed that they have all been told that Barrow will stay at Atalanta for at least another year.

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Greek international to undergo Arsenal medical this week .
Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis is set to undergo a medical at Arsenal later this week ahead of his move to The Emirates. Twitter: Sokratis is expected to undergo his Arsenal medical in the coming week, will join the Gunners on a three-year deal… https://t.co/DCAXGTp3S4 (@GGFN_) Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for the Greek international over the past few weeks and now look set to secure the deal in the coming days. The 29-year-old has been a consistent presence in the Borrusia Dortmund defence over the past few seasons, proving himself as one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga. Unai Emery is looking to improve his defence from the off after a number of poor defensive displays from Arsenal in the past few seasons. The Spaniard now looks set to bring Sokratis to the club as his first signing after taking over from long-term manager Arsene Wenger.

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