Home Premier League Chelsea Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund want Flamengo star Gerson

Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund want Flamengo star Gerson

Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund are very interested in signing Flamengo ace Gerson, according to Fox Sports Brasil.

The 23-year-old midfielder has been a key part of Jorge Jesus’ Flamengo side, leading to European interest.

A Premier League team, believed to be Tottenham, had an €18m bid rejected for Gerson last week.

Flamengo are waiting for an offer of €35m-plus for Gerson, who had a spell in Italy with Roma and Fiorentina between 2016 and 2019.

Gerson has a €75m release clause and the Flamengo board have set €35m as the starting point for talks.

According to Fox Sports Brasil, Chelsea and Dortmund have a definite interest and could make bids in the coming weeks.

The belief is that Gerson, who is under contract with Flamengo until 2023, will move to Europe again this summer.

Flamengo’s financial situation means they need money and selling Gerson who ease the pressure on them.

Gerson has yet to break into the senior Brazil squad, but a big move to England or Germany could lead to a call-up.

In last season’s Série A, Gerson made 27 appearances for Flamengo, scoring twice and delivering three assists.


TMW: AC Milan in contact with agent of Florian Thauvin

AC Milan are in contact with the camp of Marseille winger Florian Thauvin, according to Tuttomercatoweb. Thauvin, 27, is out of contract next June and can...

Benfica consider recalling Gedson Fernandes from Spurs

Benfica are putting serious thought into recalling midfielder Gedson Fernandes from Tottenham in January. The 21-year-old joined Spurs in January on an 18-month loan deal,...

Dinamo Zagreb loan Sporting & Croatia midfielder Misic

Dinamo Zagreb have completed the signing of Sporting CP midfielder Josip Misic on loan until the end of the season. 26-year-old Misic returns to Croatia...

Atletico-MG sign Argentine international Matias Zaracho

Atletico Mineiro have signed Argentine international Matias Zaracho from Racing Club on a five-year deal. https://twitter.com/Atletico/status/1317550530454048769 Zaracho, 22, is a big talent who European clubs including...

Brighton sign England international Danny Welbeck

Brighton have completed the signing of England forward Danny Welbeck on a one-year deal. https://twitter.com/OfficialBHAFC/status/1317782480963792897 Welbeck, 29, was a free agent after leaving Watford following their...