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Man Utd bid farewell to Smalling and Darmian

Man Utd coach Solskjaer confirmed defenders Chris Smalling and Matteo Darmian to Italy on loan.

According to Sky Italy on March 30, AS Roma reached an agreement to borrow Chris Smalling for $ 3.2 million a year. “The summer transfer window of 2019 is only a few days away. This opportunity belongs to Smalling and we discussed it very carefully,” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said the same day, during a press conference before the match against Southampton in the fourth round of the Premier League.

After recruiting Harry Maguire, Man Utd panic crisis of center-back. Bailly was injured, while Maguire, Lindelof, and Tuanzebe were prioritized by Solskjaer. The remaining people will be liquidated from now until the end of the transfer period.

“We have too many center-backs and I cannot guarantee Smalling’s starting kick. He has been on his way to Roma. It’s a good club, in a good tournament. Hope Smalling likes the experience, “Solskjaer added.

Before Smalling, Man Utd also parted with Alexis Sanchez. Former Arsenal player on loan to Inter Milan. Besides, the redshirt team also moved farewell to Matteo Darmian. The Italian defender has returned home to complete a $ 1.7 million contract with Parma

In the summer of 2019, Man Utd sold and loaned five players, Romelu Lukaku, Sanchez, Smalling, Darmian and Joel Pereira. They also let the three of them leave on their own as Antonio Valencia, James Wilson, and Ander Herrera. However, their first team still has 26 players.

Man Utd lost Martial and Shaw

Striker Anthony Martial and defender Luke Shaw were unable to make it to the Southampton game in the Premier League this weekend.

Both players were injured in last week’s defeat of Crystal Palace. According to the medical department of Man Utd, a seven-day break is not enough for the two to return.

Martial’s absence will put significant pressure on Man Utd. In the first three games of this season, the French striker was the author of two goals against Chelsea and Wolves.

Man City announced a $ 73 million rookie

Premier League champions complete Joao Cancelo’s recruitment from Juventus yesterday 7/8.

The transfer fee for Man City includes $ 31.5 million in cash, plus Danilo, a Brazilian defender valued at $ 41.5 million.

Cancelo will wear the number 27 shirt at Man City

Cancelo only played for Juventus one season after moving from Valencia for $ 45 million in the summer of 2018. He is considered a successful contract of Juventus. However, after constantly recruiting quality players like Matthijs de Ligt, Adrien Rabiot or Aaron Ramsey to conquer the Champions League, Juventus decided to let Cancelo leave.

Some sources said that Man City had to spend 30 million euros plus Danilo to own Joao Cancelo but this is not a trade-off between the two clubs.

With coach Pep Guardiola insisting on bringing in Cancelo (25 years old), he seems to have considered a long-term alternative for Kyle Walker when the English star is not really good at the right corridor in a few matches. Recent matches. Cancelo is a right back but can play any position in this area.

“City is a great club with a great coach. I’m very happy to be here. They have everything to impress me, from the facilities to the style of play,” Cancelo said. Man City homepage, after a medical examination on 6/8.

“I am always looking for ways to improve and win trophies. I believe I can do it here. Now, I’m anxious to wait for the new season and challenge myself in the Premier League,” the 25-year-old defender Portugal continued.

Man City expects Cancelo to be a good attack on the right wing

Man City sporting director Txiki Begiristain expected that Cancelo will give the team a plan to intimidate the opponent from the right. Joao impressed with his progress and we are sure he will continue to shine in Manchester “.

Man City bought Danilo in 2017 for $ 32 million. The 29-year-old has played 22 Premier League games in a total of 60 appearances for Man City in every arena. Danilo and Man City won the English Premier League twice in a row but rarely used. He signed a five-year contract with Juventus and was a record transfer player that City ever sold.