What the newspapers say
After the end of the summer transfer window, the Daily Mail quoted Dutch publication De Telegraaf as saying that Ajax prevented Chelsea from signing the 24-year-old midfielder Edson Alvarez because the Eredivisie giants didn’t want to lose any more players in the window. Alvarez was reportedly furious at the rejection of the Blues’ £43m bid.
Another signing attempt from Chelsea is the midfielder from PSV Eindhoven Ibrahim Sangare, was rejected just before the deadline, according to Metro. According to the newspaper, it was reported in the Netherlands that the Premier League club were ready to pay up to £38.9million for the 24-year-old.
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Douglas Luis: Aston Villa turned down three offers from Arsenal for the 24-year-old midfielder on deadline day, according to Sky Sports, but interest is unlikely to stop now.
Ben Brereton Diaz: Blackburn are set to review pre-contract offers for the 23-year-old forward in January, according to The Telegraph after rejecting offers from Fulham and Everton.
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-rumours-chelsea-edson-alvarez-douglas-luiz-b2158219.html Football rumours: Ajax reject Chelsea’s late bid for ‘furious’ Edson Alvarez