The summer transfer window is here, and there’s a lot of gossip swirling around who’s moving in. Transfer Talk brings you the latest news on rumors, comings and goings, and of course, expired deals!
Important story: Atletico want to bring Ronaldo back to Madrid
Atletico Madrid hope to make space in their squad for the Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo by moving Antoine Griezmann outside the club, according to The Times.
Los Rojiblancos It is one of the major European teams that have been consistently linked with their interest in signing Ronaldo, who has told United he wants to leave this summer in order to play in the Champions League next season. The Mail reported this week that the 37-year-old would be interested in joining Atletico, despite spending nine years with arch-rivals Real Madrid.
The Spanish club could free up some money to fund the Ronaldo deal by taking Griezmann out of his salary bill. The France international is preparing for the second season of a two-year loan from Barcelona, a deal that includes a commitment to make the transfer permanent for €40m next summer.
While Atletico try to transfer Griezmann, the Mirror reports that United may allow Ronaldo to go on loan for a season in order to fulfill his desire in the Champions League in exchange for a one-year contract extension until 2024.
Ronaldo has yet to join Eric Ten Hag’s pre-season training squad, and the Guardian reports that United will seek to clarify the seventh-placed position this week before making a decision on his future.
10.52 GMT: Leicester City have told Newcastle United that they will not allow the midfielder to Harvey Barnes It goes for less than £50m, reports The Sun.
Barnes, 24, has scored 22 goals and 24 assists in 112 Premier League games since his debut for the team in 2018.
Newcastle are interested in signing the one-time England international, with another target from Everton player Anthony Gordon as they seek to enhance their options in broad attacking roles.
10.00 GMT: Tottenham Hotspur coach Antonio Conte said Bayern Munich were “disrespectful” because of his talk about the possibility of signing. Harry King In the future.
Last summer, Kane tried to press ahead with a move to Manchester City, despite staying in north London, where he scored 17 goals in 37 Premier League games last season, where he helped guide Tottenham to qualification for the Champions League.
German newspaper BILD reported on Saturday that Bayern have reached out to Kane’s representatives, with the striker’s side refusing to rule out a transfer opportunity.
Bayern are without the striker following the departure of long-time striker Robert Lewandowski, who completed his move to Barcelona on Tuesday.
Speaking after Tottenham’s 2-1 pre-season win over Rangers on Saturday in which Kane scored twice, Conte expressed his disappointment at Bayern when he spoke publicly about his striker.
“I do not know why [Kane is linked with Bayern.] The situation is very clear at Tottenham and Harry is a very important part of the project. I don’t like talking about players from another team. “Maybe this is a kind of disrespect for the other club,” Conte said.
Paper Gossip (by Abby Bingham)
Manchester United ready to make an offer to Inter Milan Denzel Dumfries after unloading Aaron Wan-BissakaAccording to Gazzetta dello Sport. The 26-year-old joined Nerazzurri Last summer I had three years left on his contract. The Italian Serie A team included the defender in its negotiations with Chelsea Romelu LukakuHowever, the Blues rejected the winger as part of the loan deal. The Red Devils are said to be looking to fund the signing of the Netherlands international by selling Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Although there has been news of Roma’s interest in the 24-year-old defender, they have yet to propose a formal offer, with Crystal Palace also looking to move to the England international.
Juventus is looking forward to parting with him Adrien Rabiot This summer, this could involve a swap deal with PSG for Leandro Paredes, according to Tuttosport. The Bianconeri They are said to be asking for a transfer fee of between £12.7m and £17m for the 27-year-old, who is one of the highest-earning players in the squad. The midfielder, who has one year left on his current deal, is likely to move to France, with Lyon reportedly driving the interest. However, the France international could return to Paris Saint-Germain after his departure on a free transfer in 2019, as the Italian side look to acquire Paredes from the Ligue 1 champions.
Bayern Munich secured a £24.3m deal for the teenage striker Rennes Mathis phone on a five-year contract, Sky Sports Reports Germany. The Bundesliga champions rejected three bids for the 17-year-old, before reaching an agreement with Ligue 1. The France U-17 international is due to complete a medical in the coming days and is said to be joining the German club in their pre-season tour. in the United States.
– Nice approached Leicester for Casper Schmeichel After failing to secure it Jan SomerAccording to L’Equipe. The 35-year-old goalkeeper is said to be interested in the move, but only if he can part ways with the Foxes amicably after 11 years. The Denmark international has only one year on his contract, as Ligue 1 looks to replace him Walter Benitez After his free move to Eindhoven.