The summer transfer window is approaching, and there is a lot of gossip swirling around who is moving in. Transfer Talk brings you the latest news on rumors, comings and goings, and of course, expired deals!
Top story: Abraham was targeted by Man United, Arsenal
The 24-year-old striker is said to have caught the attention of a number of clubs last season, having enjoyed an impressive season in Rome by scoring 17 goals in 37 Serie A games, but it is Arsenal and Eric ten Hag United who lead the race.
Ibrahim also joined Gelorossi For around €40m from Chelsea last season, the Blues would have the first option to sign Abraham if they wished to bring him back to Stamford Bridge for €80m. However, any move could prove difficult, with indications that Abraham is happy in Italy and has no plans to leave Estadio Olimpico.
Abraham reportedly enjoyed working under Roma coach Jose Mourinho last season, as he helped secure the Europa League title.
10.19 GMTEx-Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva He is set to return to Brazilian football and sign with Gremio as a free agent, Sources told ESPN Brazil.
The 35-year-old midfielder joined Serie A in 2017 after a successful spell at Anfield and is now ready to head back to his homeland after 15 years in Europe.
10.06 GMT: Milan took a signature approach Marcelo After his departure from Real Madrid, the 34-year-old left-back is still considering his options, according to the… Diario S.
The newspaper reports that the Serie A club is willing to pay €3m a year after tax to Marcelo – who became the most decorated player in Madrid’s history last season with 25 trophies, before his contract expires this month.
That’s half of what he was earning when his 15-year spell at the Bernabeu ended, and the Brazilian defender is now looking for alternatives, including Marseille, while Milan decide whether to increase his offer.
09.44 GMT: Besiktas are the latest club to express their interest in the Real Madrid striker Luka JovicAnd the Diario AS . reportsalthough the Serbia international would prefer a move to Serie A, with Fiorentina prioritized as a destination.
Jovic, 24, has failed to adapt to Madrid since signing from Eintracht Frankfurt for €60m in 2019, scoring just three goals in LaLiga, but he still has three years left on his contract at the Bernabeu.
According to AS, Besiktas is looking for deals for the attackers Alexander Sorloth – Who spent last season on loan at Real Sociedad from Leipzig – O Wout Weghorst Burnley, and will consider taking Jovic on loan as an alternative.
09.16 GMT: Liverpool wants to sign Inter Milan midfielder Nico Barilla They are said to be willing to use Naby Keita As part of the transaction, claims Calccircato.
Barilla, 25, is considered one of Europe’s best young midfielders and Inter are not keen to let the Italian national team leave.
However, the club’s financial situation may require them to make a move on some big stars and adding Keita to the mix could bring NerazzurriAsk the price down.
08.46 GMT: ICYMI – OL Reign Announces Signature of Olympic Gold Medal Winner Jordan Hetima From Paris Saint-Germain on a one-year deal.
Hetema, 21, announced on Thursday that she would be leaving Paris Saint-Germain after three seasons, and it was widely reported that she would go to the National Women’s Football League.
The forward contract also includes an option to extend her deal through the 2024 NWSL season.
“I am really looking forward to this new chapter and opportunity with OL Reign. This team is filled with some of the most talented players from around the world and I am honored to be a part of it,” Hytema said in a statement. . “I’m excited to get started and can’t wait to contribute to the team’s success.”
08.30 GMT: ICYMI – Bayern Munich has reached an agreement to sign Sadio Mane from Liverpool and is ending his six-year spell at Anfield, sources told ESPN.
The Senegal international’s future at Liverpool has been in great doubt since striker Darwin Nunez joined the Premier League side from Benfica in a club record €100m deal.
On Friday, a person familiar with the situation said that Liverpool had agreed to a fee with the German champions with a total value of 41 million euros.
Julian Lorenz and Gemma Soler explain why Frenkie de Jong’s move to Manchester United makes so much sense.
Paper Gossip (by Adam Brown)
Manchester United are preparing to make a new proposal to Barcelona next week, as they look to secure a deal Frenkie de Jongto me Fabrizio Romano. Reportedly, United boss Ten Hag has made the 25-year-old midfielder a prime target this summer, and Blaugrana They could be willing to move him for around €85m as they look to raise funds for reinforcements in other areas of the squad.
Celtic and Udinese prepare to battle for Metz star Amadou MobingeWrites foot mercato. The 20-year-old midfielder attracted a lot of attention in January from the Bundesliga, but it now looks as if more clubs across Europe will join the race for his signature. Mbengue was set to become a free agent on June 30, having agreed new terms with him Les Grenats.
– Mario Gotze He appears set to return to the Bundesliga, with reports suggesting he is getting closer to a move to Eintracht Frankfurt, according to Sports 1. Talks have been set for next week, with the 30-year-old PSV Eindhoven striker reportedly choosing the European champions as his next destination. Gotze is also on Benfica’s radar.
Liverpool are interested in signing Marco Asensioto me sports. Despite recent reports that the Reds have completed their transfer business this summer, the report indicates that Jurgen Klopp has set Asensio as a target. The 26-year-old attacking midfielder made 31 appearances for Real Madrid in La Liga last season and scored 10 goals.
River Plate will resume talks with Atlético Junior as they look to complete the transfer Miguel Borjato me sierra tubes. It is reported that the Colombian club could be persuaded to allow the 29-year-old to leave for the appropriate fee, with River preparing to make an offer next week. The Colombian international scored eight goals in 11 matches in the regular season for the Dimayor League, and has since scored two goals in six matches during the qualifiers.