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Pool rushing through new Origi deal

Liverpool makes haste with the contract extension of Divock Origi (24). The English club did a first proposal for the opening up of its current agreement, which runs another year. A listing that the attacker has taken under consideration. Origi wants nothing rushed, given the few minutes of play the past year. Also other clubs follow his situation: his performance of the past week and his double in the semifinals of the Champions League have put him on the radar of other candidates.

-source: HLN

Don’t fight the Wolves

Wolves have opened talks with West Bromwich Albion over a possible deal for striker Salomon Rondon. The 29-year-old’s loan at Newcastle United finished at the end of the season and he has a £16.5million buy-out clause. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wants to keep the Venezuelan but is having meetings about his own future with Mike Ashley in London before ratifying transfer budgets.

-source: Daily Mail


New Roma coach

Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini has reportedly agreed to become Roma’s next Coach. According to Radio Radio, Gasperini will sign a three-year contract with Roma, worth €2.5m net plus bonuses.

-source: Football Italia

Deputy for Marcelo

Real Madrid continue their work organizing their squad for next season and have made their choice over who they want to bolster the left-back position: Ferland Mendy, Lyon’s 23-year old Frenchman. According to AS sources, the defender is an express request from Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, who is not convinced Reguilón is a suitable replacement for Marcelo.

-source: Diario AS

This day just got worse (maybe)


Skriniar officially official

Piatek to be kept no matter what

The former Genoa not included in the list of expendable; indeed, it is an untouchable even though got an offer exceeding 50/55 million. AC Milan is confident of having a striker important for the present and the future, in the Rossoneri’s great summer revolution does not include transfer of Piatek.

-source: Fabrizio Romano

Dani Alves waiting for EPL offers

The future of Daniel Alves follows an unknown in Paris Saint-Germain. The 36-year-old Brazilian did not accept the offer of contract renewal and the leaders of the French club with the delay in the decision. Second found the UOL Esporte, the sidebar work with the possibility of finding space in the elite of English football for next season.

-source: UOL Esporte

Bertrand Traore for Everton?

Mousset to Celtic

Celtic are exploring a deal for Bournemouth’s former France Under 21 striker Lys Mousset. The English Premier League club rate the 23-year-old in the £10million bracket.

-source: Daily Mail


Everton are asking for £7 million to sell Yannick Bolasie as a host of clubs, including Newcastle United and Southampton, begin talks over a summer transfer, Goal understands. Turkish clubs Besiktas and Galatasaray are also battling to secure the DR Congo international, while he is in discussions with Ligue 1 side Lille, who look set to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

-source: Goal

Moar money

Midfielder Rodri wants a pay rise if he is to stay at Atletico Madrid but is prepared to leave should his €70m release clause be triggered, say Cadena Cope. The player’s agent Pablo Barquero has informed Los Rojiblancos that his release clause will be deposited because his client wants to feel valued.

-source: Football Espana

Vitolo to Villarreal

Villarreal are studying the possibility of signing Atletico Madrid winger Vitolo this summer, according to a report in Marca. The report acknowledges that there may be difficulties in the deal, namely the player’s current wage packet and the strong investment Atleti showed in him just two summers ago.

-source: Football Espana

Valencia want a striker

Valencia will sign Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz this summer should they qualify for the Champions League, report Diario AS. The 25-year-old netted twice in Madrid’s 3-2 win over Villarreal earlier this month in what was only his third league start of the campaign.

-source: Football Espana

Renewal for Allegri?

Juventus boss Max Allegri has reportedly been offered a contract extension until 2021 with a slight improvement in salary. According to La Stampa, the long-awaited meeting between Allegri and President Andrea Agnelli took place on Wednesday evening. The newspaper explains Agnelli put ‘on the table’ the offer of a renewal for the Coach, tying him to the club for an additional season. It would also be worth ‘slightly’ more than his current €7.5m salary, which he receives after tax.

-source: Football Italia


Atletico Madrid have reportedly opened talks with Paulo Dybala’s agent over a transfer for the Juventus forward. According to Gazzetta dello Sport’s Nicolo Schira, Atleti are ‘serious’ about Dybala and are negotiating with Gustavo, who is also Paulo’s brother.

-source: Football Italia

GKs on the move

AS have learned that the Premier League, and in particular The Red Devils, is seen as an attractive proposition for the Costa Rican and those around him. We also heard from Spanish programme El Partidazo on COPE that the player has been studying English for some time now. But, on the other side, there is a decision to be made by De Gea. His contract runs out in 2020, but he has not ruled out continuing in the location that has been his home since leaving Atlético Madrid in 2011. A move back to the Spanish capital looks unlikely - not because of malfunctioning fax machines - but due to Los Blancos putting their faith in an another rojiblanco, Thibaut Courtois. We will watch with interest to see if this glove triangle works out for all parties concerned.

-source: Diario AS

Negotiations begin

Real Sociedad have begun negotiations with Real Madrid over a move for Borja Mayoral. The Basque club’s director of football, Roberto Olabe, has chosen Mayoral as the man to compete with Willian Jose for the lead striker role.

-source: MARCA

Still interested

The right time

Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace he wants to quit the club this summer in search of Champions League football. Zaha met chairman Steve Parish this week following the conclusion of the Premier League season. And Sportsmail understands the winger confirmed to Parish directly that he is ready to move on.

-source: Daily Mail

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