Denis Zakaria Reportedly Emerges Target for Chelsea, Man Utd And City

Denis Zakaria Reportedly Emerges Target for Chelsea, Man Utd And City

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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- Denis Zakaria has emerged target for three Premier League giants

- They are Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea

- Zakaria currently plays for Borussia Mönchengladbach and has been impressive

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Manchester City have reportedly joined Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Borussia Mönchengladbach defensive midfielder Denis Zakaria in January 2021.

The 24-year-old player has been impressive for his club and his brilliant performances have attracted the interest of many clubs in Europe.

After recuperating from serious injury, Denis Zakaria recently made a return to Borussia Mönchengladbach's first team and he has been doing well.

Manchester United are interested in signing Denis Zakaria as the Red Devils are looking for a replacement for Nemanja Matic.

Matic will turn 33 at the end of the ongoing season and Old Trafford boss Ole Solskjaer is looking for new blood to revitalise his base of midfield.

Failure to land Declan Rice in the summer made Chelsea to join the race to sign Denis Zakaria as the Blues want another strong midfielder at Stamford Bridge according to report on Daily Star.

With Fernandinho on the wane at the Etihad stadium, Manchester City chiefs are of the views that Denis Zakaria will be a perfect replacement for the Brazilian.

Since joining Borussia in 2017 from Young Boys, Denis Zakaria has so far played 84 games for the German giants scoring eight goals.

Denis Zakaria in action for Borussia Mönchengladbach
Denis Zakaria reportedly emerges as target for Chelsea, Man United and Man City. Photo by Christian Verheyen
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Earlier, had reported how Premier League side Newcastle United are reportedly considering making a move for Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori when the January 2021 transfer window opens.

Newcastle United have been struggling this term in the English topflight and manager of the side Steve Bruce is planning to bolster his squad next month.

Last season, Fikayo Tomori enjoyed active games under Frank Lampard before the season was suspended because of COVID-19, but the Englishman did not play any game for Chelsea when the League resumed.

This term at Stamford Bridge, Fikayo Tomori's active game time has been affected by the arrival of Thiago Silva and also the return of Antonio Rudiger to the Blues' first team.

Chelsea are also said to have made it clear that they can only allow Fikayo Tomori to leave on loan putting Newcastle United in good position to sign him.

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