Axel Witsel

Axel Witsel

Axel Witsel

  • Date of Birth: 12 January 1989
  • Birthplace: Liège, Liège, Belgium
  • Position: Midfielder

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      Report: UCL club hand Newcastle boost, after PIF table contract to target who ‘radiates calmness’
      wish of a January transfer for Axel Witsel, amid rival interest in the Borussia Dortmund midfielder from Newcastle United. That’s according
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      Jose Mourinho keen on landing Belgian midfielder

      Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen on acquiring the signature of Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Borussia Dortmund next summer.

      Mousa Dembele to leave Tottenham for China?

      Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele could be set for a shock move to China, as question marks remain over the Belgian's long-term future at the North London side. Dembele had been locked in talks with numerous teams over the summer but has so far decided to stay put with Spurs.

      Manchester United offered chance to sign World Cup semi-finalist

      Manchester United have reportedly been offered the opportunity to sign midfielder Axel Witsel from Tianjin Quanjian during the ongoing transfer window.

      Is Belgium's golden generation now ready?

      Another victory for Belgium against Brazil in the World Cup signalled the country's unbeaten tournament so far. Is this finally Belgium's time to shine?

      Nainggolan fails to make cut for Belgium squad

      Radja Nainggolan is a surprise omission from Belgium's World Cup this summer. Roberto Martinez has named his final 23-man squad and Roma midfielder Nainggolan is a victim of the cull; with Martinez opting for a youthful looking squad.

      Axel Witsel: a brilliant player wasted in China

      Axel Witsel followed the likes of Oscar to the Chinese Super League in 2017 and for many, that was a disappointing decision. Witsel has still yet to have tested himself in any of Europe's top five leagues. 

      Aubameyang close to China move

      Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looked set to join Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain not too long ago before the French club pulled out of the deal. Now, amid interest from Liverpool, the Gabon striker is preparing to join Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian. 

      Chelsea striker agrees China move?

      Chelsea striker Diego Costa has reportedly agreed a deal in principle to join Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian during the summer transfer window.

      Man Utd face China fight for Marcelo Brozovic

      Manchester United will reportedly have to fend off interest from the Chinese Super League in order to sign midfielder Marcelo Brozovic in the summer.

      Leicester turn down Islam Slimani bid

      Leicester City have reportedly knocked back advances from Tianjin Quanjian for Algerian striker Islam Slimani.

      Abramovich to block Diego Costa exit

      Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will reportedly block any deal which would see Diego Costa move to China in the transfer window. The Blues have already lost Oscar and Mikel John Obi to the Chinese Super League this month.

      Christian Benteke off to China?

      Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke could be the latest high-profile player heading to the Chinese Super League. The Belgian international joined the Eagles from Liverpool for a club-record fee in the summer.

      Axel Witsel leaves for China

      Reported Chelsea and Juventus target Axel Witsel has secured a move to newly promoted Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian.

      Juventus weighing up N'Zonzi bid

      Serie A champions Juventus are prepared to trigger the release clause of Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi. The Frenchman is currently in negotiations over a fresh contract at the Estadio Ramon.

      Juventus line up Zabaleta move

      Italian champions Juventus are preparing to offer a pre-contract to Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta amid the uncertain future of Stephan Lichtsteiner.

      Juventus target Hector Herrera

      Juventus will step up their pursuit for a new midfielder when the transfer window reopens in January. The Old Lady failed to find a replacement for Paul Pogba who rejoined Manchester United on a world-record fee in the summer.

      Liverpool, Everton to fight it out for Witsel

      Liverpool are set to battle it out with Everton for the signature of Zenit St.Peterburg midfielder Axel Witsel. The Belgian international was tipped to join Juventus over the summer, before the move fell through at the final minute.

      Witsel To Juventus

      Juventus are reportedly extremely confident of securing the signing of Axel Witsel in January from Zenit Saint Petersburg after failing to sign him in the recent summer window.

      Axel Witsel sad on missing out on Juventus transfer

      Axel Witsel is distraught on missing out on a deadline day move to Juventus, according to his father. The Belgian international was linked with the likes of Everton and Chelsea last month, but it was the Old Lady who had held a concrete interest in his services.

      PSG set price for Man Utd and Chelsea target

      Blaise Matuidi, who is believed to be a target for both Manchester United and Chelsea, as well as Italian champions Juventus, is valued at €50 million by his current club Paris Saint Germain, according to reports in France.