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On the verge

Manchester United and Crystal Palace held extensive talks on Friday regarding the protracted transfer of Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The clubs are understood to be closer to an agreement with talks centering on a figure of around £42.5million for the 21-year-old with add-ons to follow.

-source: Daily Mail


Manchester United may be forced to keep hold of Alexis Sanchez for another season as the forward has not attracted much transfer interest, according to The Times. The winger’s huge wages and solitary Premier League goal this season are putting off any potential buyers, meaning Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may be forced to persist with him next term.

-source: Goal

Hamsik back

Roma could make a move to bring Napoli hero Marek Hamsik back from China and exchange him with Javier Pastore, claim La Repubblica. According to the newspaper, Giallorossi President James Pallotta is considering offering Pastore to Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang in exchange for the former Napoli captain.

-source: Football Italia

Seems unlikely

Milan are reportedly preparing a bid of somewhere between €35m-€40m for Lucas Torreira, but Arsenal are holding out for €50m. According to Tuttosport, Milan owners Elliot Management are prepared to spend between €35m-€40m for the Uruguayan and reunite him with his former Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo, who has taken over from Gennaro Gattuso at San Siro. However, La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the Premier League side want at least €50m for the player they spent €30m on last summer.

-source: Football Italia

SPAL looking at a young roman

Sassuolo remains keen on acquiring Mohamed Fares. Yesterday, Sassuolo Sporting Director Giovanni Rossi met the player’s agent. The Algerian wing-back appeared 36 times and scored three goals last season for SPAL. Whenever this deal finalizes, SPAL is ready to enter the race for Luca Pellegrini, a class of ‘99 left fullback who is currently owned by Roma.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio

No negotiations

Paul Pogba wants to play at Real Madrid next season and, if necessary, he’s not ruling out a move to Juventus in order to get out of Manchester United. But it won’t be made easy for the Frenchman as the English club aren’t willing to negotiate his exit as things stand and, following two approaches, Madrid and Juve have both been told there’s no chance of him leaving.

-source: MARCA

Competition for the wunderkid

Bayer Leverkusen will face Spanish competition in pursuit of Martin Odegaard this summer, with Real Sociedad joining the chase of the Real Madrid youngster. La Real and Los Blancos are in talks about the possibility of a loan, with the player having spent recent seasons in the Netherlands.

-source: MARCA

Some Bayern tidbits

As expected

No offers yet


Juve's plans


Atletico Madrid are interested in Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin and are prepared to try to tempt head coach Unai Emery by offering to send Vitolo in the opposite direction. Despite the fact he is still recovering from a knee injury, Bellerin has emerged as one of Atletico’s summer targets, with manager Diego Simeone keen to bolster his defence with a new right-back.

-source: The Telegraph


Tottenham Hotspur are braced for a bid from Juventus for Kieran Trippier and are willing to sell the right-back for around £25 million. Trippier is one of the players Spurs are prepared to cash in on to help fund their own summer plans, with Tanguy Ndombele, Nicolo Zaniolo, Donny van de Beek and Ryan Sessegnon among their top targets.

-source: The Telegraph

Transfer within the Bundesliga

Breel Embolo could at the FC Schalke 04 stand in front of the farewell after details of this editorial. The Swiss player has still a contract at the Bundesliga until 2021, but should explore options for change. League rival Borussia Mönchengladbach to be interested in a commitment of the 22-year-old striker.

-source: WAZ

Lopetegui likes Nacho(s)

Julen Lopetegui has landed in Seville with the intention to strengthen the Andalusian team to storm the next course classification for the Champions League. And in this attempt to Asteasu technician made with a central first level that give flight Nervión behind: is the chosen of Lopetegui Nacho Fernández.

-source: Diario AS

PSV make move for Bruma

PSV have made a €15 million (£13m/$17m) bid for RB Leipzig winger Bruma, Renascenca reports. Porto are also interested in the 24-year-old Portugal international, who joined the Bundesliga side from Galatasaray two years ago. But the Dutch side have moved ahead of Porto in the chase as they hope to make him a club-record signing.

-source: Goal

Lukaku on the market

Manchester United are willing to listen to offers for Romelu Lukaku and would be prepared to sell for around £75m, Sky Sports News understands. United are understood to only want a cash deal for Lukaku, who joined United from Everton in 2017 under Jose Mourinho in a deal worth an initial £75m.

-source: Sky Sports News

FFP haunts Marseille once again

Marseille are prepared to sell any of their four most valuable players this summer in order to raise funds to comply with financial fair play rules. That means Florian Thauvin, Dimitri Payet, Kevin Strootman and Morgan Sanson could be in line for transfers after Marseille failed to qualify for Europe after finishing only fifth in Ligue 1.

-source: Sky Sports News

Rodri chooses City

After four weeks time, the 22 years young defensive midfielder from Atlético Madrid has decided between the English and the German champions. Rodrigo, whose fixed fee is EUR 70 million, wants to play for Pep Guardiola.

-source: Kicker

Manchester City will listen to offers for Fabian Delph after they complete a club-record £63million deal for Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri. City have beaten Bayern Munich to Rodri after agreeing to activate the buy-out clause in his contract. The Spain international will complete his move to the Etihad when he returns from holiday.

-source: Daily Mail

Torino’s plans

Torino is working on the transfer market to gift Mazzarri some reinforcements. In that send, the Turin based club have sent their first signs of interest for Federico Dimarco. The player is owned by Inter but spent last season on loan to Parma. They have also sent feelers out to Spal for Andrea Petagna, hoping to sign him as another physically strong striker.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio


Out-of-favor Sevilla forward Nolito wants to return to Celta Vigo this summer, according to a report in Marca. The 32-year-old has one year left on his contract at the Andalusian club but is likely to request that he be allowed to leave for a minimal fee.

-source: Football Espana

Iglesias to Valencia

Valencia will activate the €28m release clause of Espanyol striker Borja Iglesias if they fail to land Maxi Gomez, report Marca. The negotiations for Celta Vigo striker Gomez have become protracted and Iglesias has now emerged as a genuine alternative.

-source: Football Espana

MDL To Juve?

Juventus are increasingly confident that they can win the race to sign Matthijs de Ligt and are preparing to bid around €70 million (£63m/$80m) to land the Ajax star.

-source: Romeo Agresti

According to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt is close to joining Juventus for €70m with a contract worth €20m per year. The centre-back had seemingly whittled down the list of pretenders to Paris Saint-Germain and Juve, despite interest also from Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United. Sky Sport Italia transfer pundit Gianluca Di Marzio also states this evening that the Bianconeri have suddenly stepped up their efforts for the Dutch international defender.

-source: Football Italia

Milan’s plans

Sky Sport Italia reports Milan should retain Davide Calabria and Suso, could keep Andre Silva over Patrick Cutrone and sign Ozan Kabak. According to Sky’s Gianluca Di Marzio, Milan are finally ready to move in the transfer market after appointing Ricky Massara as their sporting director.

-source: Football Italia

Milan are reportedly prepared to pay the €15m release clause for Stuttgart defender Ozan Kabak, but face competition from England. According to Sky Sport Italia, the Rossoneri have stepped up their efforts to sign the 19-year-old Turkish talent and are now ready to activate the €15m clause in his VfB Stuttgart contract.

-source: Football Italia

Napoli turning up the ante

Napoli will reportedly seal a potential €40m deal for Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez in a matter of hours. According Sky Sport Italia, the Azzurri will sign the Colombian on an initial €5m loan deal and commit to a €35m option to buy next summer.

-source: Football Italia

Real Madrid believe James Rodriguez’s performances in the Copa America have boosted his transfer valuation, report Marca. Napoli are said to have offered €10m for an initial season-long loan deal with a guaranteed payment option of €40m next summer, according to reports.

-source: Football Espana

Roma defender Kostas Manolas is reportedly in total agreement with Napoli over a transfer. According to Sky Sport Italia’s Gianluca Di Marzio, personal terms and image rights have been negotiated successfully.

-source: Football Italia

Cancelo to Manchester soon

Manchester City are expected to close a deal for Juventus right-back Joao Cancelo at €60m. Gazzetta dello Sport reports the Premier League club have already found an agreement with the Portuguese over a five-year contract worth €5m a season.

-source: Football Italia

Agreement reached

Stefano Sensi is getting closer to officially becoming a player for Inter. The player’s agent, Giuseppe Riso, met with the delegate administrator of Sassuolo, Giovanno Carnevali. The midfielder’s signature is expected for next Tuesday. Today there have been additional contacts between the groups to define the final details related to the deal and other contract aspects.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio

Inter have reportedly reached an agreement with Sassuolo over a deal for Stefano Sensi, which could rise to €30m. Earlier today there were meetings between the Milanese club, Neroverdi CEO Giovanni Carnevali and the Italy international’s agent Beppe Riso. They appear to have been fruitful as Gianluca Di Marzio claims Inter will pay €5m to sign the midfielder on loan with an option to buy, somewhere between €22m-€25m, in a deal resembling the one that took Matteo Politano to San Siro last season.

-source: Football Italia

Renato gone

Internal debate

Not in plans

Transfer market ruminations

Call of the Les Bleus

Officially official

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