Live transfer news from around Europe’s top five leagues, right from the Premier League to Bundesliga.
OZIL JOINS ISTANBUL BASAKESHIR
German attacking midfielder Mesut Özil has successfully made the Turkish switch by signing for Istanbul Basakeshir. This comes after Fenerbahçe decided to terminate German’s contract.
ARSENAL WORKING ON A DEAL TO SIGN ZINCHENKO
Arsenal are working on a deal to sign the Ukrainian left back Oleksandr Zinchenko from Manchester City. City are ready to sell the left back if their valuation is met. Zinchenko is Arteta’s priority now according to David Ornstein.
UNITED REACH FULL AGREEMENT FOR DE JONG
Manchester United have reached full agreement with Barcelona over the signing of Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong. The fee package will reportedly be worth €85m, with €75m being the guaranteed fee. Personal terms are yet to be agreed as Frenkie wants to stay at Barcelona.
PSG ADD GONCALO RAMOS TO THEIR STRIKER WISHLIST
PSG have added another name to the list of strikers who are attracting their interest. Benfica talent Gonçalo Ramos is gaining attention from the French champions. Hugo Ekitike is another name on the list who is rated very highly by sporting director Luis Campos. Gianluca Scamacca remains on the list but PSG are not willing to pay the price tag of €50m.
CHELSEA DECIDE AGAINST SIGNING RONALDO
Thomas Tuchel has decided against signing the veteran Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo this summer. Jorge Mendes had talks with Chelsea owner Todd Boehly, but Tuchel had the final say and he has reportedly voted against it.
BARCELONA ANNOUNCE DEMBELE’S CONTRACT RENEWAL
FC Barcelona have announced the contract renewal of French winger Ousmane Dembélé. He has put pen to paper on a 2 year contract extension with the Blaugrana.
LEICESTER IN TALKS TO SIGN DIOP
Leicester City are in talks with Monaco to sign midfielder Sofiane Diop. He is keen to join the Foxes, but Dortmund and Nice are also interested according to Lequipe.
DEPAY’S BARCELONA FUTURE IN JEOPARDY
Dutch forward Memphis Depay’s future at Barcelona is in jeopardy as Barcelona are prepared to use him in the Jules Kounde deal with Sevilla. Club feels that Depay has no place in the current squad after signing Brazilian winger Raphinha and being in talks to sign Polish star Robert Lewandowski.
PSG WILLING TO OFFER MESSI A CONTRACT EXTENSION
PSG are keen on extending Lionel Messi’s contract by a further year. They are ready to offer a contract till 2024 if the Argentine star agrees to stay, as per Marca. Messi will ponder about his future only after the World Cup.
MONACO ON THE VERGE OF SIGNING EMBOLO
AS Monaco are on the verge of signing Swiss forward Breel Embolo from Borussia Moenchengladbach this summer. Contracts are being prepared as Monaco are willing to pay €12.5m to land the attacker.
CHELSEA PLANNING TO SIGN TWO MORE DEFENDERS
Chelsea are planning to sign two more center backs after landing Koulibaly this summer. Negotiations with Natham Ake are already advanced and Thomas Tuchel also wants the French defender Presnel Kimpembe in his squad. They are planning to offload the young defender Levi Colwill, with Southampton reportedly interested.
LISANDRO TO UNITED IS IMMINENT
Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez’ move to Manchester United is imminent as per Fabrizio Romano. United representatives were in Amsterdam to seal the deal this week. An agreement has been reached for a reported fee in excess of €50m.