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Arnaiz leaves Barca for Leganes

2018-08-13T20:27:45Z

Barcelona winger Jose Arnaiz has joined Leganes in a €5 million deal.

The 23-year-old impressed in the Copa del Rey last season, but was unable to force himself into Ernesto Valverde's first-team plans. 

Barca do retain a buy-back option for Arnaiz. 

Read the full story on Goal right here!

Man Utd watching Bundesliga teenager

2018-08-13T19:12:04Z

Hannover's Maina impresses in pre-season

Manchester United have been watching Hannover midfielder Linton Maina, with the hope he can make an impact similar to Leroy Sane in the Premier League.

The 19 year old has done well for H96 coach Andre Breitenreiter in the warm-up friendlies ahead of the new Bundesliga season, with Sportbuzzer reporting that he has also caught the attention of the Red Devils.

Breitenreiter believes that the club do not need to sign a new winger this summer as the Germany Under-19 international has played his way into his first team plans.

Kimpembe extends PSG contract to 2023

2018-08-13T18:45:48Z

World Cup winner Presnel Kimpembe has signed a new five-year contract with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.

Academy product Kimpembe has become an increasingly important player for PSG, starting 27 Ligue 1 games last season as Unai Emery's side completed a domestic clean sweep.

Read the full story on Goal!

Myziane Maolida leaves Lyon for Nice

2018-08-13T18:43:21Z

OFFICIAL: OL can confirm that @MyzianeMaolida has completed a move to @ogcnice_eng for €10 million, plus 30% of capital gains earned in the event of a future transfer of the player.

We wish Myziane the best of luck in his future career! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/TOLtO8GewJ

— OL English (@OL_English) August 13, 2018

Rafinha set to stay at Barcelona despite Inter interest

2018-08-13T17:56:11Z

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha will be staying put at Camp Nou for the 2018-19 season, according to club international transfer director Ariedo Braida. 

Inter were unable to sign the Brazilian last season due to FFP, but were expected to make a renewed bid for the player who spent 2017-18 on loan in Serie A.

Read the full story on Goal!

Inter sign Keita on loan from Monaco

2018-08-13T16:53:57Z

Inter have completed the signing of Keita Balde on loan from Monaco, with an option to make the deal permanent.

The Senegal international returns to Serie A after a single season with Monaco, who signed the versatile attacker from Lazio.

Read the full story on Goal!

Liverpool consider Klavan sale

2018-08-13T15:34:03Z

Liverpool will consider allowing Ragnar Klavan to leave the club before the close of the European transfer window this month.

The Estonian defender is one of a number of players who could exit Anfield by August 31, as the Reds look to trim their squad.

Read the full story from Liverpool correspondent Neil Jones!

Modric in Madrid squad despite Inter rumours

2018-08-13T15:29:27Z

Luka Modric has been included in Real Madrid's squad for their UEFA Super Cup clash against city rivals Atletico amid rumours linking him to Inter.

The Serie A giants have been strongly touted as a possible destination for the Croatia international, but it appears he is still part of Los Blancos' plans ahead of the season kick-off.

Read more here.

Nice to sign Lyon wonderkid

2018-08-13T14:35:14Z

Nice have agreed a deal to sign highly-rated Lyon youngster Myziane Maolida.

L'Equipe reports that they will pay €10 million for the striker, with Lyon also receiving 30% of any future sale.

Rudy to fill the Keita void at RB Leipzig

2018-08-13T13:54:59Z

RB Leipzig have targeted Bayern Munich midfielder Sebastian Rudy to take the place of Naby Keita in their midfield, according to SportsBuzzer.

Liverpool snapped up their dynamo in the summer on a Bosman deal and now they want to snare the former Schalke man.

However, matching his wages is problematic - and so is raising the funds for a transfer.

English trio chasing Real Madrid forward

2018-08-13T13:37:53Z

Odegaard lined up Championship sides

Championship sides Middlebrough, Derby and Aston Villa have been offered Real Madrid forward Martin Odegaard on loan, according to TEAMtalk.

The 19-year-old has offers from several different countries but his preference is to move to England.

A switch to the Premier League is, however, impossible with the transfer deadline having passed. A switch to the second tier on loan, however, is not out of the question.

Rabiot faces PSG deal dilemma

2018-08-13T12:42:44Z

Adrien Rabiot is mulling over his future with PSG, according to RMC.

The midfielder had been ready to leave in the summer, with Barcelona interested, but with less than 12 months left on his deal, he could renew his contract.

New coach Thomas Tuchel has played a big role in the France international taking time to ponder his future. 

Lyon aim to complete Ruben Dias move

2018-08-13T12:12:01Z

Lyon should complete the signing of Benfica defender Ruben Dias by the end of the week, France Football reports.

The centre-back is expected to move to OL for around €30 million (£26m/$34m).

Inter set to complete Keita Balde loan

2018-08-13T11:45:43Z

Monaco attacker Keita Balde is set to spend the season on loan with Inter, who will pay €6 million (£5.4m/$6.8m) to take him for the year.

The Serie A side have a purchase clause in his contract worth €42m plus a percentage of any future deal.

The full story is here!

Athletic ready to spend €60m on Oyarzabal

2018-08-13T11:22:58Z

Athletic Bilbao are poised to splash out €60 milllion (€54m/$68m) on Real Sociedad youngster Mikel Oyarzabal, Marca reports.

The striker will be offered a contract that runs five to seven years and will be worth €5m during the first season. 

The release clause of the 21-year-old player is €50m but to move to rivals Athletic, it is €10m more. 

Man Utd target Godin to renew until 2021

2018-08-13T10:59:22Z

Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin will sign a new contract with the club that will run until 2021, Marca reports.

The defender was one of many targeted by Manchester United during the summer, though he rebuffed their interest late in the transfer window in order to stay in Spain.

The 31-year-old is Atleti's captain and a keystone of Diego Simeone's side.

Zaha commits himself to Crystal Palace

2018-08-13T10:42:02Z

Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace to offer him a new deal, despite interest from Chelsea.

The Ivory Coast international wants to stay put and has opened the door for a new contract at Selhurst Park.

Get the full story here!

Boyata's agent slams Celtic

2018-08-13T10:06:37Z

The agent of Belgium international Dedryck Boyata has hit out at Celtic for refusing to accept a transfer bid for the centre-back.

Jacques Lichtenstein says offers from Fulham, Olympiakos and Fenerbahce were rebuffed, while the player has yet to be offered a "dignified" contract.

The full story can be found here!

Muller: That's why Bayern won't sell Lewandowski!

2018-08-13T09:45:01Z

Thomas Muller has hailed Robert Lewandowski after the Pole's hat-trick in the German Super Cup.

The forward was wanted by Real Madrid and Manchester United in the summer, but Bayern refused to buckle, and his contribution in the 5-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt shows why FCB will not be parted with the prolific marksman, according to his team-mate.

Get the full story here!

Real Madrid target two new signings

2018-08-13T09:25:03Z

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui wants two more signings before the transfer window closes, AS reports.

On the ex-Spain boss' wishlist are a centre forward and a player who can replace Mateo Kovacic in the midfield.

The club are prepared to sanction the moves - but not at any cost.

Monaco want Arsenal target N'Zonzi

2018-08-13T09:08:54Z

Monaco want to sign Steven N'Zonzi from Sevilla, France Football reports.

The World Cup winner has announced that he wants to leave the Spanish side and was a target for Arsenal in the summer.

Monaco are aiming to take advantage of France's summer transfer window remaining open until August 31 to snare the player, although PSG are interested, too.

Man Utd loan Wilson to Aberdeen

2018-08-13T08:46:03Z

Manchester United have sent striker James Wilson on loan to Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership.

The 22-year-old forward has three Premier League goals to his name in only 15 appearances but finished last term on loan at Sheffield United.

Get the full details of the move here!

Bakayoko completes AC Milan medical

2018-08-13T08:23:17Z

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is closing on a loan switch to AC Milan, where he has undergone a medical on Monday.

The France international will move to San Siro for one season for €5 million (£4.5m/$5.7m), while the Italians have a purchase option worth €35m.

The full story of the deal is here!

Pep wants Sterling issue resolved

2018-08-13T08:01:34Z

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that he wants Raheem Sterling tied to a new deal.

The attacker might have seen contract talks stall earlier in the summer, but his manager is keen to see him pen a new contract as the Catalan wants to show his player how important he is.

Get the full story here!

Fekir likely to stay at Lyon

2018-08-13T06:58:04Z

Nabil Fekir will “95 per cent” stay at Lyon, at least in the short term, according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas.

Liverpool failed to finalise a deal for the attacker, while Chelsea were also linked, and with the Premier League window now closed a move elsewhere in Europe would be required.

Read the full story on Goal.

PSV and Iceland youngster Gudmundsson set for AZ move

2018-08-13T06:52:31Z

Iceland international midfielder Albert Gudmundsson is set to join AZ from PSV, according to Voetbal International.

The 21-year-old, who rejected Arsenal before moving to Netherlands, will look to impress at AZ after a bright spell in PSV's academy.

Madrid could turn to Werner

2018-08-13T06:24:45Z

Real Madrid could turn to RB Leipzig's Timo Werner as they look to sign attacking reinforcements before the end of the summer window, Don Balon reports.

The Santiago Bernabeu side, now without Cristiano Ronaldo, have been linked with a move for Rodrigo Moreno, but Valencia have warned the attacker will cost €120 million.

As such, Madrid feel they will get more value for money from Germany international Werner.

Milan make push for Castillejo

2018-08-13T05:12:53Z

AC Milan are looking to add another piece to the attack before the end of August and have their eyes on Villarreal's Samu Castillejo, according to Gianluca Di Marizo

Carlos Bacca is being offered in exchange with Leonardo willing to part with the Colombian and €18 million (£16m/$20m), but the Spanish side would like an offer of €25m with no other players involved. 

Madrid to swoop for Rabiot

2018-08-13T03:27:47Z

Real Madrid are looking to swoop for PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot, diariogol claims. 

The move would serve the double purpose of hurting Barcelona and strengthening the relationship between Los Blancos and the French club. 

Bale wants Rodrigo at Madrid

2018-08-13T03:09:21Z

Gareth Bale wants Real Madrid to sign a new number 9 before the close of the transfer window, and according to Don Balon the top target is Rodrigo. 

The 27-year-old from Valencia would give the club depth behind Karim Benzema and is a proven scorer in La Liga. 

Bartomeu leaves door open to Pogba

2018-08-13T02:56:12Z

Barcelona still have time to sign the midfielder this summer

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu refused to discuss links with Manchester United star Paul Pogba, though he did leave the door open to a possible move before the transfer window shuts.

Asked about Pogba following Barca's 2-1 win against Sevilla in Sunday's Supercopa de Espana, Bartomeu said: "I won't speak of any names, we have respect for all clubs and there are 20 days left."

Read more here

Tuchel uncertain over Rabiot's PSG future

2018-08-13T01:05:49Z

Thomas Tuchel is unsure of Adrien Rabiot's future at Paris Saint-Germain amid reports the midfielder has rejected a new contract.

The France international, who refused to be on his country's standby list for the World Cup, scored the second goal in a 3-0 Ligue 1 opening weekend win at home to Caen on Sunday.

Read more here

Derby and Villa in Odegaard

2018-08-12T22:59:45Z

Real Madrid are keen to send Martin Odegaard out on loan and Championship clubs Aston Villa and Derby County are in a fight over his services, according to the Express

The 19-year-old Norwegian spent last season on loan at Heereveen. 

Keita to have Inter medical on Monday

2018-08-12T22:51:19Z

Keita Balde has arrived in Milan and will have his medical with Inter on Monday, according to Gianluca di Marzio

The Monaco midfielder comes in on a €5 million loan, which includes a €34m (£30m/$39m) purchase option.

Betis to move for Inter's Joao Mario

2018-08-12T22:45:03Z

Real Betis are set to make a move for Inter Milan's Joao Mario, according to Mundo Deportivo

The Serie A side were hoping to ship the midfielder off to the Premier League, but with that option closed the La Liga club are now hoping to land the Portuguese star in the coming days. 

Milan to offer €110m plus Borini for Milinkovic-Savic

2018-08-12T22:35:56Z

Serie A side to pay over requested with loan coming first

AC Milan are ready to make a massive €110 million (£98m/$125m) plus Fabio Borini bid to land Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to CalcioMercato.

Lazio have asked for €100m for their star man, and while Milan won't pay that sum outright, they are ready to offer €40m for a loan with a €70m option to buy included. 

Milan are also willing to part with Borini if it will help get the deal closed. 

Rabiot refuses new PSG deal

2018-08-12T22:29:30Z

Midfielder risks year without playing after snub

Adrien Rabiot is at risk of spending much of the year on the bench after snubbing PSG's offer of new terms, according to Marca

The French side are not pleased that Rabiot will not commit his future to the club, and it is believed he may face punishment in the form of being benched for most of the year after the snub.