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David Silva has confirmed that next season will be his last at Manchester City. The midfielder is heading into his 10th season with the Premier League champions, having signed with the club from Valencia in 2010.

-source: Goal


Juventus and Paul Pogba will ask Adidas for help getting the midfielder away from Manchester United, claim the Corriere dello Sport. The newspaper and Sportitalia transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà maintain Pogba’s sponsors could play a key role in bringing the midfielder back to Turin.

-source: Football Italia


Sampdoria are looking at Napoli winger Simone Verdi as an alternative to Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi for a much cheaper €20m. The Blucerchiati have brought in new Coach Eusebio Di Francesco and are trying to rebuild the squad in the form of his 4-3-3 tactics According to Il Secolo XIX newspaper, Berardi is the first choice, but Sassuolo are asking for €40m.

-source: Football Italia


Milan are reportedly keen on signing Chievo starlet Emanuel Vignato, who is valued at €8m. According to, Milan have accelerated their pursuit of Vignato in the last few hours.

-source: Football Italia

A better collab than by most influenzas

Genoa and Inter are reportedly working together to clinch a deal for Argentina Under-20 winger Pedro de la Vega. According to Gianluca Di Marzio’s website, Genoa have agreed to let Inter come in for De la Vega. The Sky Sport Italia journalist explains Nerazzurri Vice-President Javier Zanetti met the 18-year-old’s parents during the U-20 World Cup in Chile.

-source: Football Italia

Putting your name forward

Former Roma boss Claudio Ranieri has reportedly put his name forward to replace Rafa Benitez as Newcastle United manager. According to Sky Sports, Ranieri is ‘keen’ to return to English football and is ‘interested’ in taking over at Newcastle, who parted with former Napoli boss Benitez on Monday.

-source: Football Italia

From De Ligt to Lindelöf

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof is an alternative defensive signing for Barcelona, according to a report in El Mundo Deportivo. The Catalan-based daily carry the news on the front page of their Wednesday edition that the Sweden international is an ‘alternative’ to Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt.

-source: Football Espana

Ben Yedder to United

Manchester United believe they can land Sevilla striker Wissam Ben Yedder this summer and will trigger his €40m release clause, say reports. The 28-year-old has recently told reporters that he will consider a transfer this summer while Diario AS cited a report from that there has already been contact from Paris Saint-Germain.

-source: Football Espana

Moreno on the move

Villarreal have agreed to sign free agent Alberto Moreno this summer following his release from Liverpool, report Marca. The 26-year-old left Sevilla to move to Merseyside in the summer of 2014 in a €14m (£12m) deal, but his contract at Anfield expired this summer.

-source: Football Espana

Lazio win

Lazio have beaten competition from Spanish and English clubs to land Malaga midfielder Jony Rodriguez, according to Marca. The 27-year-old impressed on a season-long loan stint at Alaves, where he netted five goals across 36 La Liga appearances in an impressive campaign for the Basque club.

-source: Football Espana

Medical passed

Central defender Raul Albiol has passed his medical examination at Villarreal ahead of his €4m move from Napoli, report Diario AS. The Yellow Submarine have trumped Valencia in a move for the experienced defender.

-source: Football Espana


After the initial contacts held earlier today between Shanghai Shenhua, Roma and Stephan El Shaarawy, the Chinese clubs has been in talks with the Italian striker’s entourage. Shanghai has submitted an improved offer to the former Milan player, offering him a 3-year-deal with wages set at 16 million per year (as opposed to the 12 million of the previous offer). The player is pondering the possibility to go to Asia but he also wants to evaluate the financial aspects of the deal and whether he will receive a sign-on bonus.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio


Edin Dzeko is moving closer to Inter. The deal with Roma has been pushed ahead: the sides have agreed to a transfer fee of €10m plus the rights to Inter young player Edoardo Vergani, born in 2001. The price gap was made up thanks to Vergani’s inclusion as the counterpart in the deal. The move could be officially announced before the month’s end.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio

So soon

Milan is becoming more confident that they’ll be able to acquire Torreira from Arsenal. The player is interested in playing for the rossonero club and intends to push Arsenal to allow him to return to Italy, where he’d also like to go for family reasons. The player’s relationship with new manage Giampaolo is very strong and not only due to their time together with Sampdoria, but also for the link with Federico Giampaolo, brother of the Milan manager, who knew and coached Torrerira at Pescara.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio

The right day

Roma and Napoli are working on an agreement for Manolas, behind the payment of the release clause and the insertion of Diawara into the deal. The right day to find this agreement can be Thursday, when a meeting is scheduled. For the Giallorossi, the arrival of Diawara would not exclude that of Veretout, given that Roma wants to sign 2/3 midfielders to reinforce that area under Fonseca. Milan is also after the French player, however, neither club has made a convincing offer to Fiorentina yet.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio

So close

Juventus have had another day of contacts for De Ligt, and tomorrow could be the day where a deal is reached with Mino Raiola on the player’s wages. There are still details yet to be finalized but the confidence continues to grow. The next 24 hours should be decisive to completing a deal. De Ligt has confirmed his preference is for Juventus, who must find the definitive agreement on the contact and beat out the competition for the defender.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio

One for the future

Real Madrid want Fabián Ruiz, the Spanish midfielder currently strutting his stuff for the Under-21s at the Euros, after completing his first season for Napoli. It’s not going to be easy, but Los Blancos have already started making enquiries about the viability of the Andalusian’s move.

-source: Diario AS

Negotiating tactics

As the clubs negotiated the price for the striker - understood to be around 20 million euros - another player came up in the talks: Benfica defender Rúben Dias. As part of the deal for De Tomás, Madrid have asked about the possibility of including a right to first refusal for the 22-year-old Portuguese international, another gem that has come out of Benfica’s youth academy.

-source: Diario AS


While working on the transfer of Paul Pogba from Manchester United, Real Madrid will stay attentive to the situation surrounding Donny van de Beek at Ajax, with the 22-year-old still on their radar as a ‘Plan B’.

-source: MARCA

Christian Falk talks

Hipster alternative

Game-time concerns



He wants the UCL so bad

Leeds United are reportedly still in for Gianluigi Buffon, who has also received offers from Porto and Fluminense. The Yorkshire Evening Post rubbished links between Leeds and Buffon on Monday, but Gazzetta dello Sport maintains they have made the goalkeeper a proposal.

-source: Football Italia

Thiago Mendes

Terms agreed



Saliba to Gunners getting close

Failed approach

LB conundrums

Officially official

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