Transfer news LIVE | Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the latest rumours and gossipThursday, February 20Chelsea have identified three leading transfer targetsClubs chasing Erling Haaland will have to be patientBayern Munich’s Christian Fruchtl rejected LiverpoolArsenal are keeping tabs on Roma’s Bryan CristanteWillian in LondonWillian could be set to extend his stay in London – but it might not be with Chelsea.The Brazilian playmaker arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2013 but his contract is set to expire in June and no extension has yet been agreed.The 31-year-old has been linked with Barcelona increment seasons – but Willian is desperate to remain in the English capital for family reasons.”I have played for Chelsea for more than six years now, and I can honestly say that I am very happy here,” Willian told The Players’ Tribune.”If you ask my wife if she wants to leave London, she’ll say no. My daughters feel the same way. Of course, Brazil is Brazil, right? It’s our home, our culture. We always feel good when we go there on holiday and see family and friends, but London is my second home.”In fact, I recently passed a British citizenship test. Man, it was hard. It’s British history in a nutshell. Some questions are so difficult that not even some of my British friends knew the answers!”As it turned out, I failed on my first two attempts, but got it on the third. I am now a British citizen! So, London is where I want to stay. This is where I have my family, my church. I want my daughters to grow up here.”Wanted: Jonathan DavidArsenal will battle Everton to sign Genk star Jonathan David.That’s according to Jeunes Footeux, who claim the Premier League duo are eager to sign the highly-rated Canada international forward.David, 20, has scored 33 goals in 78 appearances for the Belgian side and 11 goals in 12 games for Canada.Jeunes Footeux claim the playmaker will cost around £17million with Napoli and RB Leipzig also interested in securing his signature.Erling Haaland pursuitClubs chasing Norwegian sensation Erling Haaland will have to be patient in their pursuit of Erling Haaland, according to Jan Age Fjortoft.Manchester United and Real Madrid are among the sides interested in signing Haaland, who blitzed Paris Saint-Germain with a terrific brace during their Champions League encounter.It was thought that the 19-year-old had a £62million release clause in his contract, but Fjortoft says that can’t be triggered in his first year with Borussia Dortmund.“I don’t have all the contract details, he has a clause of €75m [£62m] but I don’t think that will be in the first year, so there won’t be a chance of that,” Fjortoft told talkSPORT.Bryan Cristante interestArsenal are keeping tabs on Roma midfielder Bryan Cristante, Calciomercato report.Cristante, 24, spent a season-long loan with Roma before the Serie A side made the deal permeant for an initial £12.5million with a further £8m in potential add-ons.The Italian international has endured an injury-plagued season having missed 10 top-flight fixtures through injury.But now back in action, Arsenal have sent scouts to watch the defensive midfielder in action.



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