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Exclusive: Fabrizio Romano’s Daily Briefing – Nkunku Chelsea transfer latest, Arsenal defender links + Ronaldo update

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Ajax director Edwin van der Sar on Manchester United links: “It’s never been that close. I’ve a good relationship with Man United board and I had a fantastic six years in Manchester, but I’m not finished here [at Ajax] yet.”

I’m aware that there’s been some speculation about Arsenal being interested in Eintracht Frankfurt defender Evan Ndicka.

I’m told there are many, but really many clubs interested in Ndicka. I’m also told there’s a very good chance for Ndicka to leave on a free, so many clubs – not just in England – are exploring the situation.

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo: “Rodrigo de Paul for sale? We don’t know anything about it. De Paul is a good player, he’s from Atlético de Madrid, we’re happy with him. We don’t have any problems, there can’t even be any doubts.”

Bayern director Hasan Salihamidzic on Harry Kane: “For sure Kane is a top player in the world, but we don’t talk about players under contract at other clubs. I’m sure that Mathys Tel will also show what he can do this season.”

Harry Kane

Roberto De Zerbi on Billy Gilmour: “I really like Gilmour, I think he can improve a lot with us. But Caicedo and Mac Allister are two big players for us. He has to find the space to play and I have to give him more space but it is difficult.”

Graham Potter when asked if Todd Boehly presented him with the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo: “I never speak about players that aren’t Chelsea players.”

I know Chelsea fans are keen to hear an update on Christopher Nkunku, but the situation is still the same: Chelsea are working on it on both player and club side with RB Leipzig and the next step has to be the contracts signing to consider the deal done. It’s a work in progress, and Chelsea are on it.

There’s been speculation about Armando Broja. My understanding is that an intermediary met with AC Milan – they want a striker next summer and Broja is a player they like. Still, he recently signed a new contract with Chelsea and he’s very…

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