Monday, February 8, 2016
The French club tried to sign the Barcelona midfielder for €100 million last summer and reportedly has not been put off by the outright rejection from both club and player.
Athletic Bilbao's Aymeric Laporte claims he was misinterpreted when he was quoted as saying he would refuse an offer to join Barcelona.
The 31-year-old has been linked with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain but is determined to see out his contract at the Santiago Bernabeu before he considers an exit.
Neymar's future at Barcelona is not a cause for concern despite speculation around the player's contract, says Roberto Fernandez.
The former Manchester United striker has been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool, but Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly keen to sign the Mexico international this summer.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Chinese Super League clubs have splashed the cash in 2016, and Tim Cahill expects record deals to continue to be broken.
The Spanish coach has not even taken over at the Etihad Stadium yet, with his reign not beginning until July, but the club already is planning for his departure.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
The Argentina star will become the latest player to head to China, with Super League clubs having already snapped up the likes of Jackson Martinez, Ramires and Gervinho.
The 24-year-old only joined the Spanish club last summer but has played just 47 minutes in La Liga this season.
The Belgium international insists he is happy to stay at Chelsea but admits he is flattered by the praise from the Real Madrid boss.
Oscar could have been yet another big name to move to China, but Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink was not drawn on transfer reports.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune has completed the signing of Sevilla winger Gael Kakuta.
Odion Ighalo says Hebei China Fortune made a huge offer to sign him, but could not pass up the chance to play in the Premier League.
Jackson Martinez's failure at Atletico Madrid was not down to a lack of effort or commitment, says boss Diego Simeone.
The legendary Spanish goalkeeper has been linked to New York City FC in recent weeks, but sources tell Goal USA the MLS club has no interest in the Porto star.
The manager feels the financial power of Chinese Super League clubs and the political desire to improve their standard of football is a danger for the English top flight
Although the Colombia international was sold for a profit, he scored only three goals for the Argentine's outfit in a spell that will be remembered as one of unfulfilled promise.
Alex Teixeira and Jackson Martinez are the latest high-profile Premier League transfer targets to have left Europe for Far Eastern riches. They won't be the last.
Two clubs from the Chinese Super League are said to be interested in the experienced Argentine, who has only five months left to run on his contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
The former England and current Shanghai SIPG coach is not surprised by the likes of Jackson Martinez, Ramires and Alex Teixeira moving to the Far East.