Latest Football News And Transfer Gossips Across Europe Today (05/08/2021)
Here is today’s latest football news and transfer gossips across Europe.
Lionel Messi is no longer a Barcelona player. The Barcelona board made this announcement few hours ago. This however leaves the Argentine as a free agent.
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– West Ham are progressing in negotiations with Fiorentina to sign Nikola Milenkovic as centre-back. Details still to be discussed to reach an agreement but talks ongoing.
Fiorentina are closing on Matija Nastasić as replacement. However, no Zouma for West Ham, as of now.
– Messi was in Barcelona to sign the contract
No tension – total agreement & announcement scheduled.
Barça told Leo they’re blocked by La Liga & not able to sign now.
Issues also with other players.
Messi appreciated Laporta’s honesty.
PSG already started direct contacts
– Solskjaer on Paul Pogba contract talks: “I hope every player thinks this is the place to be to win trophies. Paul has come back and he’s fresh, and he’s always such a positive boy. The talks I’ve had with him have all been positive”, told to @RobDawsonESPN.
– Romelu Lukaku’s agent Federico Pastorello: “You’ll be able to listen to our reasons soon, however this turns out”.
Chelsea will have new direct talks with Inter board tomorrow – preparing the new official bid.
– Raphaël Varane now landing in Manchester in order to complete his move to Manchester United. Confirmed.
Official announcement soon. Contract until June 2025 + option to extend for one more season.
– Official and confirmed. Jack Grealish joins Manchester City on a permanent deal from Aston Villa. Number 10 for Jack.
Grealish says: “Man City are the best team in the country with a manager considered to be the best in the world – it’s a dream come true”.
– Matheus Pereira to Al Hilal, confirmed and here we go soon! Matheus will undergo his medical today in Paris then he’ll fly to Saudi Arabia in order to sign.
– Merih Demiral has successfully completed his medical today as he joins Atalanta from Juventus. Loan with buy option confirmed, done deal.
Source: @Fabrizio Romano