BREAKING: Luka Modric will announce his retirement from International football after the 2022 world cup. (MARCA) Juventus are ready to submit their final bid to Sassuolo in order to sign Manuel Locatelli this week. The agreement is set to be reached for €35m. (Fabrizio Romano)
Kylian Mbappé will run his contract down at PSG and join Real Madrid for free next summer. (Source: MARCA) West Ham have submitted a third bid totalling over £1m for Rangers winger Kai Kennedy with David Moyes pushing to agree a deal. Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini has undergone the first part of a medical with Tottenham ahead of joining the Premier League club on a season-long loan with buy option(€15m).
Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo switched clubs this summer transfer window where Ronaldo went back to Manchester united and Messi Joined Paris Saint Germain. Below is how fans bought their jerseys after they made their transfers. Whilst not verified, it was suggested in Marca that PSG sold over 830,000 jerseys in the first 24 hours after Messi’s signing was announced.
AC Milan and Chelsea have been working to 'file down' the final details for Olivier Giroud's transfer. He could begin his medical on Monday, however it could be pushed back to Wednesday depending on when the documents are exchanged. (Sky Italia) Arsenal's efforts to sign Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana have been dealt a blow as as the Cameroon international is said to prefer a move to French side Lyon over the Premier League side.
Well, Real Madrid are currently in the process of rebuilding the club. With the departure of Zinadine Zidane at the end of last season and the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti as the new manager, it means certain things have to change. There are players who the new manager will release and there are players he will sign.
In a recent interview with Spanish magazine Marca,Real Madrid legend Luis Figo was asked to name the top five football players in the world as of today.Figo started off by naming Juventus and Portugal striker Christiano Ronaldo as the number one followed by Argentina and now Paris Saint Germain forward Lionel Messi.His number three is Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric who is followed in position four by Liverpool and Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah.At number five he names the Paris Saint Germain duo of french wonderkid Kylian Mbappe and Brazillian Neymar saying the two are tied.His list has however come under a lot of criticism with majority saying he has ommitted a number of players who are doing very well as of today.Players such as Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea's N'golo Kante have been exceptional this year and deserve a spot among the best.Despite this,everyone is entitled to their own opinion and so is Figo so fans should let his list be.
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea may have received a huge blow in their race to sign Sevilla center-back Jules Kounde with the France international said to be considering a move to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United instead. The 22 year old has recently been linked with a move to the Stamford Bridge with the London club even reported to be open to including star winger Hakim Ziyech in a potential deal for him as they look to bolster their defence ahead of next season.
Manchester United are highly linked to Kieran Trippier. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is believed to want to add competition to Aaron Wan-bissaka on the right-back position. The former Tottenham man is seen to be the perfect one to unlock the best of the former Crystal Palace defender. However, former club legend Rio Ferdinand disagreed with Solskjaer's decision to bring Trippier to Old Trafford.
Europa league runners up Manchester United have already identified areas they will be strengthening in the summer transfer window after enduring another trophyless season in the just concluded campaign. It has been widely reported that a defensive midfielder, a central defender, a right-back cover for Aaron Wan Bissaka and a striker are the top priorities for the Ole Gunnar Solkjaer led outfit who are also braced for exits from the Old Trafford.
Manchester United's hope of sealing a deal for Real Madrid star defender, Raphael Varane may be hanging by the balance with the Premier League giants reportedly not willing to match the asking price imposed on the player by the La Liga side. According to latest reports from Marca reporter, Jose Felix Diaz, the Red Devils are not willing to match the Los Blancos' €60million valuation on Varane, considering the fact that the 28 year old is facing the final year of his contract at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Premier League giants Manchester United could be in for a busy summer transfer window with them getting linked with a number of players as they look to improve their squad ahead of next season. Hence, according to reports from British outlet, The Athletic (as per Daily and Sunday Express), the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have began talks over Kieran Trippier's possible move to the club with director of football negotiations, Matt Judge said to be in constant contact with the player's entourage.
Manchester United needs two or three players to challenge for the title next season and the club has started scouting those players to bolster the squad. Currently second, the Red Devils will need a central defender, Midfielder and a forward to mount a challenge to their city Rivals Manchester City and reduce the gap between the two clubs.
According to Marca,Eden Hazard is set to hold talks with new Real Madrid manager Carlo Anceloti as he eyes a return to former club Chelsea. Zinedine Zidane's replacement is adamant he will get the best out of the forward,but it is claimed that Hazard I already on the market to be sold.
Solskjaer has revealed that Eric Ramsay has joined the first-team coaching set-up. The former Chelsea coach will work one-on-one with individual players and also take ownership over training on the side's set-plays. [mu] Solskjær: “We've been fortunate enough to convince Eric Ramsay to come and join the best club in the world and in the country.
Barcelona and Lionel Messi's story has come to a heartbreaking end after 21 years, as the latter delivered a tear-jerker of a press conference, explaining that leaving Barça was never his intention. Especially not in this manner. When asked about his future, and specifically about Paris-Saint-Germain, Messi was cryptic in his response, explaining that he had a lot of offers.
Eden Hazard future at Real Madrid not predictable. The 30-year-old Belgian captain made the move to Real Madrid two years ago from Chelsea in a deal worth well over £100 million.His time at Real hasn't worked out so far the way he would've liked it to. Hazard has made just 43 appearances for the Los Blancos, scoring only five times.
Christiano Ronaldo one of the best player of this century who currently is playing for Juventus can't have taken to move his fleet of cares from Turin very lightly it's made quite the dent in his wallet. Much was made of the images of Ronaldo's super cars being transported away from Turin on lorries with the destination reportedly to be Madrid.
Wednesday will be a defining moment for both Chelsea and Real Madrid as both clubs eyes progress to the finals of this campaign.The Blues holds an advantage heading into the game with an away goal but things are far from over as Real Madrid is set to recall some of their key players from the injuries.
Real Madrid on the verge to confirm Carlo as their boss Reports back in Spain claims that Real Madrid are set to re-appoint the Italian, hence Everton would face the prospect of loosing him. The intensity of the speculations could turn out as truth as an announcement could be made any time soon.
Hazard is expected to meet with new Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti, according to Marca, as he considers a comeback to the club. Ancelotti is sure that he will get the best out of the forward, although reports indicate Hazard is already on the market to be sold.