Transfer News:- Martial Rejects Contract Offer, De Gea To Juventus?

Despite the transfer window across Europe being closed, talks about players signing new contracts and others moving to new clubs continue. 

Latest reports claim that Juventus are interested in landing Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea once his contract expires. Anthony Martial is also reported to have turned down a new contract offer.

David De Gea

De Gea was heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, but Thibaut Courtois move to the Champions League holders has seen the United keeper stay at Old Trafford. However, the latest reports from Italy suggest that Juventus are keen on landing De Gea on a free transfer once his contract expires. 

The Spaniard’s current deal in England expires in June 2019, although the Red Devils have an option to extend that by a further year.

Anthony Martial

According to the latest reports, Anthony Martial has rejected Manchester United’s latest contract offer. There have been talks between the club and player’s representatives as reported by Sky Sports. The French International has entered the final year of his contract at Old Trafford with the club holding an option of extending his contract for a further year until 2020.

His agent was quoted in the summer saying that Martial was ready to leave United, however, some recent reports indicate he would like to stay whether Mourinho leaves or not.

Ilkay Gundogan

Ilkay Gundogan is reportedly keen to sign a new contract with Manchester City despite reports linking him with a move away from Etihad. The Germany international has been linked with a move to Ajax as it is understood that City is considering using him as a makeweight in any deal for in-demand midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

Ajax would reportedly be open to that arrangement, but the Manchester Evening News claims that Gundogan wants to stay at the club and is ready to ignore interest from elsewhere in favour of signing a new deal at the Etihad Stadium.

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