Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the transfer market developed differently during the summer than all previous ones, but there were many more shops, and the most important ones can be seen here. The window may be closed in the major European competitions, but here are the best rumours from around the world.
TOP STORY: City of Manchester wants Star Grey Villa
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has asked the club to apply for Aston Villa star Jack Grilish, reports The Independent.
The Guardiola would regard Grealish as the main objective of the forthcoming restructuring of the first group, with any new signatures forming an integral part of the contractual negotiations conducted by the Director prior to the signature of the agreement confirming its renewal.
According to the report, the Guardiola told Kevin de Bruin about Greilish, who spoke high from the midfielder after speaking to him in a recent match against England in Belgium.
English players are clearly at the top of the city’s wish list, as on Monday we heard the news that Tottenham Hotspur club Harry Kane wants to go field-up.
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19.49 GMT: Both parties agree: Christian Eriksen should leave Internazionale only one year after his arrival from Tottenham Hotspur. According to Corriere dello Sport, Manchester United and Arsenal are both interested, and Dortmund Borussia has signed up for the 28-year-old playmaker.
18.02 GM: With the , Lionel Messi is free to negotiate with clubs as the potential of his departure from Barcelona grows, the Times reports that Manchester City have drawn up a ten-year plan to attract the great Argentine to the Premier League. As part of this offer, the 33-year-old could play outside the city and then join other clubs in the City Football Group, including FC New York City, Yokohama F Marinos and Melbourne City, and become an ambassador to the city.
16:15 GMT: According to the local newspaper El Periodico Mediterraneo, Takefusa Kubo is considering terminating his loan to Villarreal prematurely because he does not have the necessary minutes.
The 19-year-old Cuban is a seasonal tenant at Real Madrid, but has so far been used primarily to replace coach Unai Emery, who was sent to the 89th round of the tournament in Madrid on Saturday. …against his mother’s club in a one-on-one tie.
Villarreal beat several major clubs this summer, in La Liga and elsewhere, for signing a top Japanese club.
Diario AS quotes a source of a club and says that they have not received a request from anyone to investigate the possible departure of a player.
15.36 GMT: FC Salzburg midfielder Dominique Shoboslaw is associated with many top clubs.
Soboslaw, 20, has scored five goals and nine assists in 14 games this season and has been closely followed by Arsenal, Bavaria and Real Madrid. According to the picture Tottenham is now in the international race for Hungary, and it looks like they can leave in January.
Of course we want the player to stay in the club as long as possible, said Christoph Freund in an interview with the director of Sky Sport Austria FC Salzburg. On the other hand, it’s also very good if he takes the next step at the right time.
We’ll see what happens in winter, but chances are he’ll move to a big club. This is undoubtedly the next step in development so that he can use this potential and this power in every game. I think he could become one of the most interesting midfielders in Europe in the years to come.
14.58 GREENWICH: USMNT striker Josh Sargent will have fans if he maintains this form for Werder Bremen.
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Casey Keller praised USMNT striker Josh Sargent in a draw between Werderderder Bremen and Bavaria Munich.
14:12 GMT: Arsenal may want to get rid of Granite Ksuk, but the midfielder isn’t going anywhere.
Ksaka, 28, was involved in the move to Inter Milan under an exchange agreement with Christian Eriksen, but Calciomercato reports that he is willing to stay.
The report also states that Chelsea’s N’Golo Canté is Inter’s first choice to strengthen their defence in midfield.
13.38 GMT: The defender of Crystal Palace, Patrick van Aanholt, is in Ajax’ sights, according to Football Insider.
Van Ahnholt, 30, went to Chelsea but left the club in 2014 and moved to Sunderland. Three years later he came to the palace, and now the left-wing Dutchman can be offered to continue the last part of his career in his homeland.
1:00 P.M. GREENWICH MEAN TIME: According to Sports Illustrated, West Ham and Fulham were among the clubs that would be interested in the full support of Kai Wagner’s Philadelphia Union.
Wagner, 23, signed with MLS club Wurzburger Kickers in 2019, and the German is now looking forward to the next phase of his career.
I’m 24 in February, so I guess I’ll have to move on soon, too, according to Wagner Kicker. I made an impression here and I’m ready to be in the top three of the European competitions. Bundesliga, Premier League or Spain, it doesn’t matter. I’d like to become a regular player there and maybe even make the national team.
12:11 TO GREENWICH: The Spanish edition of La Razon reports that Real Madrid hopes to launch a double attack on Villarreal to sign Sam Chuquoise and Pau Torres.
Chukwueze, 21, has been impressive in La Liga this season, with Manchester United, Liverpool, Everton, Wolves, Chelsea and Lester all watching him. The Nigerian wing has an opt-out clause for €80 million, but despite the potential, no association has yet done so.
Madrid is said to be willing to pay 65 million euros for him and the Torres centre-back together and possibly include Rainier or Dani Ceballos in the deal.
11:28 GMT: Lionel Massey or Erling Haaland. It’s hard.
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Julien Lawrence wonders if Erling Haaland is better than Lionel Messi.
10.17 GMT : Father and agent Isko admitted that the midfielder of Real Madrid wanted to leave the club and play abroad.
Isco wants to try their luck in another league, Paco Alarcón told in the radio show El Largero on Monday night. We don’t have any proposals at the moment.
He also insisted that Isko, who had a contract in Bernabéu until 2022, would not be a problem if the move did not take place, and added that a stay in Madrid would not be a problem.
The AS newspaper also reported Tuesday that Real Madrid had not yet received any offers for the player. According to A.S., the club was surprised to hear that Isko wanted to leave in January, because he did not plan to change his schedule during the winter period.
9:27 GREENWICH TIME: Determined Real Eduardo Camavinga from Madrid has admitted that he would like to join a big club in the future.
Kamavinga, 18, is one of Europe’s best talents and his contract in midfield at Rennes expires in 2022. All major European clubs are tied to his favourites in Madrid for 60 million euros, but the Frenchman insists he’s in no hurry.
Big clubs make me dream, but I can’t name one particular club for my future, he said at a press conference for the Rennes-Chelsea game on Tuesday. Let’s see [on the new contract]. We haven’t set a date to discuss my future. I’m in no hurry. There will be negotiations to keep me here. I’d like to move on to Rennes. I have two years left in my contract and we have plenty of time to talk about it.
08:47 GREENWICH MEAN TIME: Munich-based Bavarian striker Robert Lewandowski has scored 55 goals in 47 matches in all leagues and led his team to the Bundesliga, the German Cup and Champions League glory in 2020.
But at the age of 32, Lewandowski Associated Press asked if he would end his career in Bavaria, the team he joined in 2014, for free with his rival – Dortmund’s Borussia.
I don’t know, he says. Now, I have a contract until 2023, and I never think about what happens after that. Two-and-a-half years extra contract. So it’s a lot of time, and I know I can play longer, but I have plenty of time to think about it.
8:30 GREENWICH MEAN TIME: Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona for Man City. It’s a real prospect now that Pep Guardiola has signed a new contract, writes Mark Ogden.
Pep Guardiola’s decision to extend the contract in Manchester City last week was not one but several possibilities for the club: This guarantees that the most famous coach of football will remain with Etihad until 2023, but perhaps more importantly, it also puts the club on pole position for a contract with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Almost six weeks before the start of the season, Messi can talk to non-Spanish clubs about a free transfer from the Camp Nou at the end of the season. If he so decides, he can choose to take a new job from day one. From January until the 2021-22 season FC Barcelona will not be able to stop the transition to the new team.
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Lampard wants Giraud to stay in Chelsea..
Sky Sports reports that Chelsea manager Frank Lampard now wants Olivier Giroux to stay with the club.
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There has been much speculation about the Jewish future of Stamford Bridge. Sources told ESPN that James Olley will try to leave the club in January to keep his Euro 2020 dream alive if he gets stuck in the first team. However, in his interview for the Blues’ Champions League match against Rennes, Lampard made it clear what he thought of the match.
I have plans for Oli and I want him to stay, Lampard said. He played a lot of games [last season] and made a lot of starts. He’ll always want to play more, but for me he’s a great member of the team. I know he’s important to us, so I want Oil to stay here.
New agreement with the gypsies for Mkhitaryan?
AS Roma are about to accept the renewal of the contract of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, reports Gazeta dello Sports.
The contract with Armenia in Rome expires at the end of the season, but it is assumed that the announcement of the new contract is inevitable – and perhaps even before Christmas.
After resuming his career on a loan from Arsenal in Italy, which became a free transfer this summer, Mkhitaryan has further developed this form and is now considered by many to be one of the club’s key players.
– Juventus, Internazionale and Everton look at the situation of Luis Alberto with Lazio. Alberto recently interfered with the club’s transfer strategy before refuting his request, but it is now reported that the relationship could degenerate, opening the door to the aforementioned interest.
– Heerenveen is currently negotiating a free transfer agreement to Siem de Jong, reports Football International. The former Aksa striker has been independent since he left MLS – FC Cincinnati last month and since Heerenveen managed to save money by selling, he can afford a move.