Live transfer news from around Europe’s top five leagues, right from the Premier League to Bundesliga.
ERIKSEN TO MAKE A DECISION REGARDING HIS FUTURE SOON
Christian Eriksen is expected to make a decision regarding his future club in the coming days. Manchester United and Brentford are the frontrunnners for Eriksen’s signature. United have confirmed their interest in the Danish midfielder to his agent.
4 EUROPEAN CLUBS TO COMPETE FOR RAPHINHA’S SIGNING
4 major European clubs are expected to compete in order to land Raphinha. According to a report by Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona have agreed on personal terms with the Brazillian, but there has been no agreement on fee with Leeds. Arsenal are also interested in him since March and have been in direct talks with Leeds. Chelsea and Tottenham have also shown outside interest in the winger. The rumored fee could be around €65/75m.
WEST HAM ANNOUNCE THE SIGNING OF NAYEF AGUERD
West Ham have officially announced the signing of the Rennes CB Nayef Aguerd for £30m plus add-ons on a permanent deal. His contract will keep him at the London stadium until June 2027.
RUDIGER COMPLETES MOVE TO REAL MADRID
Real Madrid have officially unveiled Antonio Rüdiger as their new signing from Chelsea. He said “Real Madrid first contacted my agent in September, and I spoke with Ancelotti in April. Then I made my choice. At Real, the most important thing is to win and they have shown that in recent years.” He also added that Barcelona had approached him, but his choice was always Madrid. He will be wearing jersey number 22.
AC MILAN PUSHING TO SIGN MARCELO
AC Milan are reportedly pushing to sign the veteran Madrid LB Marcelo, as per Diario AS. They have offered to pay him a salary of €3M/year, but the offer was rejected because he used to earn €6M/year at Real Madrid.
INTER CEO CONFIRMS SIGNINGS OF MKHITARYAN AND ONANA
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta confirmed that they have signed Henrikh Mkhitaryan and André Onana on free transfers. He also said that Inter are chasing Lukaku and Dybala, it depends on financial situation. He also added that Inter are looking to sign the Brazilian Torino Centre back, Bremer.
GOTZE SET TO JOIN FRANKFURT
Mario Götze is set to join Frankfurt as the club have decided to trigger his release clause of €4.8m. Götze will be leaving the Dutch side PSV to join Frankfurt. He will earn around €3m-a-year + bonus and will join on a two or three year deal for the club.
JUVENTUS CONFIDENT OF REACHING AN AGREEMENT WITH DI MARIA
Gazzetta dello Sport have reported that Juventus are confident of reaching an agreement with the Argentine winger Ángel Di María over his new contract offer. Di María is all set to come to Turin after a successful spell at PSG. Juve boss Allegri has always had Di María as his priority signing, as he admires the argentine’s technical ability and mentality.
UNITED SET TO RIVAL ARSENAL FOR THE SIGNING OF LISANDRO MARTINEZ
Manchester United are set to rival Arsenal for the signing of Ajax central defender Lisandro Martínez, as per the report of Dutch journalist Mike Verweij. They have switched their attention to the Argentine CB after their deal for Jurrien Timber didn’t make any positive progress. Arsenal are also interested in the central defender, despite Ajax rejecting their opening bid of €30m. Ajax have no intentions of letting Lisandro Martinez leave.
BARCELONA EXPECT A NEW BID FOR FRENKIE DE JONG
Sources at FC Barcelona expect Manchester United to submit a fresh bid for the Dutch international, Frenkie De Jong, as reported by Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano. United have also internally discussed the idea of submitting a new proposal for De Jong after their opening bid of €60m [& add-ons] got turned down. According to a report by Mundo Deportivo journalist Ferran Martinez, United are set to offer €75m + add-ons , an amount that is close to Barcelona’s asking price of €80m. The deal is set to enter key stages this week.
CHELSEA AND ATLETICO INTERESTED IN CLAUSS
Chelsea and Atlético Madrid are interested in signing the French right wing back Jonathan Clauss from Lens, as per a report by RMC Sport. Clauss has no intention to extend his current contract with Lens, which expires in June 2023.
CHELSEA SET THEIR LUKAKU DEMANDS FOR INTER
Chelsea have told Inter that they are ready to accept a €10m loan fee plus add-ons proposal for the Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku. Talks are at final stages, as reported by the Italian journalist Matteo Barzaghi. Inter are just waiting for owners to give the final approval to the move.
FC BARCELONA PREPARING A NEW OFFER FOR LEWANDOWSKI
FC Barcelona are preparing a new offer for the Bayern Munich no.9 Robert Lewandowski. According to a report by German journalist Philipp Kessler, the offer is expected to be worth €50m, and Barcelona hope that this will make Bayern consider selling their talisman forward.