PSG and Chelsea battle for €40m Paredes

first_imgLeandro Paredes is keen on a move to either Paris Saint-Germain or Chelsea and has agreed with both clubs on the terms of a proposed move but Zenit are holding firm on a fee of around €40m (£36m/$46m), Goal understands.PSG have long held an interest in the Argentina international, who emerged as a Chelsea target this month when Cesc Fabregas left the club on a free transfer to join Monaco.As reported on Goal earlier in the week, Zenit are yet to allow talks between Chelsea and their player over around a €10m (£9m/$11m) difference in valution of him.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? The Premier League club’s initial approach for 24-year-old was €30m (£27m/$34m), but there is caution over Zenit’s position to encourage a bidding war.Maurizio Sarri was once again clear ahead of his side’s match away at Arsenal that he would like to see a replacement come in for Fabregas.“You know my opinion about the replacement of Cesc,” Sarri said.”We need a replacement, in my opinion. Marina knows very well my opinion. So I’m not frustrated at the moment.”Chelsea are also working on a deal to bring in Gonzalo Higuain and have reached an agreement with Juventus. Their deal hinges on Milan getting a replacement in for Higuain, which is expected to be the €40m (£36m/$46m) rated Krzysztof Piątek.They also need to offload Alvaro Morata, who has an agreement with Atletico Madrid, but the Blues have yet to agreed the deal on their side.Meanwhile, they are also hoping to resist a £35m ( €40m/$45m) approach from Bayern Munich and agree a contract renewal with Callum Hudson-Odoi.PSG are also targeting Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl but they believe they could accommodate both players in their squad.Additional reporting from Sabrina Belalmi, Ruben Uria and Romeo Agresti.last_img read more

MS Dhoni shares a laugh with David Warner after SRH finally beat CSK

first_img commentary scorecard MS Dhoni shares a laugh with David Warner after SRH finally beat CSKSunrisers Hyderabad defeated Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad on Wednesday to end their losing streak in IPL 2019. Rohan Sen HyderabadApril 18, 2019UPDATED: April 18, 2019 11:16 IST Dhoni has been frequently seen interacting with the opposition team players throughout this season (CSK Twitter Photo)HIGHLIGHTSDhoni interacted with David Warner, Vijay Shankar and Sandeep Sharma after the gameDhoni missed the game against SRH due to back spasm, Raina led in his absenceSunrisers Hyderabad (137/4) beat Chennai Super Kings (132/5) by 6 wicketsMahendra Singh Dhoni didn’t play the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday but he was very much a part of the post-game activities at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium and was once again seen interacting with the opposition team players on the field once the home team completed their 6-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings.Dhoni shook hands with the SRH players after the match got over and was seen talking to David Warner, Vijay Shankar, Sandeep Sharma and had teammate Shardul Thakur amidst the discussions as well.Dhoni has been frequently seen interacting and chatting with the opposition team players throughout this season of the Indian Premier League.”#Thala at the epicentre of the huddle to discuss the #Yellove and much more about the game!,” Chennai Super Kings captioned the video which they posted on their social media accounts late on Wednesday night.#Thala at the epicentre of the huddle to discuss the #Yellove and much more about the game! #WhistlePodu #SRHvCSK pic.twitter.com/6OAq7IvipyChennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) April 17, 2019Sunrisers Hyderabad completed a convincing win over Chennai Super Kings on their home ground to snap their three-match losing streak and climb up to sixth place in the points table with their fourth win from 8 games.The Super Kings were led by Suresh Raina in the absence of Dhoni, who missed the game with back spasm.”He (Dhoni) is feeling better. His back was stiff and might play the next game,” Raina said at the post-match presentation ceremony.advertisementThe short and sweet singa nadai as #Thala bids adieu to Hyderabad’s #yellove! #WhistlePodu #SRHvCSK pic.twitter.com/cO1lz2K4taChennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) April 17, 2019The Super Kings were stopped at 132 for five after they opted to bat, and then, SRH chased down the target with 19 balls to spare.Before Wednesday, Chennai Super Kings had won 8 out of 10 IPL matches against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Last year, CSK had won all their 4 matches vs SRH including the final thanks to a Shane Watson hundred.Also Read | Warner, Bairstow and Rashid script rare SRH victory over Dhoni-less CSKAlso Read | A sweet moment in Hyderabad brings a smile on David Warner’s faceAlso Read | SRH vs CSK Highlights, IPL 2019For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow SRH vs CSKFollow IPL 2019Follow MS DhoniFollow David Warner graphscenter_img view more view less No data available! advertisementlast_img read more