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Chelsea open for sale from Ziyech
Premier League side Chelsea are set to sell Hakim Ziyech this summer, according to Calciomercato.
The Morocco international has struggled to win with the Champions League winners since arriving from Ajax last summer.
The forward has made 39 appearances in all competitions during the 2020-21 campaign and since the arrival of manager Thomas Tuchel he has found his playing time limited, starting just 15 Premier League games.
Serie A teams Napoli and AC Milan are interested in signing the light-footed winger if he is available for sale.
Villarreal joins race to sign Harit
Spain’s Villarreal side have expressed interest in signing Schalke 04 midfielder Amine Harit this summer, according to Sky Sport Italia.
The Morocco international has three more years on his current contract but could be sold this summer to generate income for the German club.
In addition to Villarreal, a number of French and Spanish clubs are also eyeing the 23-year-old, who has played with Schalke 04 since 2017.
West Ham frees Akinola, Okotcha and Adarkwa
West Ham United have announced the release of Sean Adarkwa, Olatunji Akinola and Joshua Okotcha.
Player contracts will not be renewed when they expire at the end of June and thus become free transfers.
Anglo-Nigeria Akinola spent the 2020-21 season on loan with Leyton Orient, Ghanaian Adarkwa made 14 Premier League 2 appearances last season while Okotcha made nine league appearances before his departure.
Arsenal frees Olowu
Arsenal announced the release of Anglo-Nigerian Joseph Olowu while retaining the services of Awe Olumide.
Olowu was promoted to the first team last summer but didn’t make a single league appearance for the Gunners before leaving, spending last season on loan with Wealdstone.
Read the full transfer update on Goal .