Malouda joins FC Zurich's coaching staff
Former Chelsea star Florent Malouda has joined the coaching staff of FC Zurich.
Florent Malouda, der ehemalige 80-fache französische Nationalspieler und mehrjährige Stammspieler bei Olympique Lyon und dem Chelsea FC, wird ab 1. März 2019 vollamtlicher Mitarbeiter beim #FCZ:— FC Zürich (@fc_zuerich) February 19, 2019
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The 38-year-old will take charge of "the training of the talents and the attackers of the first team, as well as in the academy."
Samuelson's loan at VVV Venlo to be cancelled
West Ham winger Martin Samuelson's loan at VVV Venlo is set to be cancelled, according to Haugesund Avis.
The 21-year-old has struggled for game time at the Eredivisie club, and is set for another loan at Norwegian side FK Haugesund.
Samuelson joined the Hammers in 2015 but has played just two games for the club while spending the majority of his time on loan.
Chelsea line up Under as Hazard replacement
Hazard could potentially leave the Blues at season's end in favour of a long-rumoured move to Real Madrid.
Under, 21, has been one of Roma's top players over the past two seasons, and the Serie A club could cash in on the Turkish international in the summer.
Timbers interested in Jeremejeff
Jeremejeff is in the midst of a breakout season with the Swedish club, scoring nine goals in 15 games thus far.
There are also Russsian clubs interested in the 25-year-old, who recently made his national team debut with Sweden.
Barcelona scout Pepe and Leao
Pepe is one of Europe's most sought-after attackers, with PSG stepping up their pursuit of the Ivorian in recent weeks.
Leao, 19, only joined Lille from Sporting CP last summer but is already drawing admirers from bigger clubs around Europe.
Herrera to sign new Man Utd deal
The 29-year-old appeared ready to leave United a few months ago, with his deal set to expire at the end of the season and talks over an extension stalling.
But Herrera has been in fantastic form of late, reiterating his value to the cause at Old Trafford.
Rapids sign Acosta to new three-year deal
Acosta, 23, joined the Rapids from FC Dallas last July and saw the Rapids turn away a $3 million offer from a Championship club in January.
The U.S. international midfielder will earn an average of $800,000 per season under his new contract.
Sporting CP forced to sell Fernandes
The 24-year-old has impressed this season, scoring 21 goals from an attacking midfield position.
Fernandes has a release clause of €100 million (£87m/$113m), but cash-strapped Sporting would likely have to accept significantly less than that to complete a deal.
Man City target £150m in British talent
Pep Guardiola has three youngsters on his radar for the summer
Pep Guardiola is looking to increase City's number of home-grown players and has identified three Premier League stars who can improve his side.
West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell are all on City's wish list for the summer.
Toronto FC waiting on Pozuelo answer
The MLS side wants the 27-year-old to help fill the void left by Sebastian Giovinco, who has joined Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal.
Genk, though, are looking to hold on to the Spaniard, who has an €8 million ($9m) release clause.
Nice punish Saint-Maximin for no-show
Nice have punished winger Allan Saint-Maximin for missing Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Angers without permission.
Saint-Maximin claimed he had a stomach illness, but the club doctor felt that should not have prevented him from travelling.
Diarra terminates contract with PSG
The 33-year-old midfielder joined PSG in January 2018 on a one-and-a-half-year deal, and has featured sparingly for the Ligue 1 champions.
Diarra has made just three Ligue 1 appearances this season, the most recent of which came back in October.
Wenger was convinced Ramsey would stay
Arsene Wenger has registered his surprise that Aaron Ramsey is leaving Arsenal.
The former Gunners boss believes that had he not left the club at the end of last season, the Welshman could very well be staying in north London.
Sacking Sarri would cost Chelsea £5m
The payout would be the lowest the Blues have given any manager who has been sacked in the Roman Abramovich era.
Sarri's contract runs through 2020-21, but the Italian would only be due next season's salary should Chelsea decide to cut bait.
City to offer Laporte new contract
The defender has impressed since joining the club in January 2018
The 24-year-old has become an integral part of the team since joining in a £57 million deal from Athletic Bilbao in January 2018.
Though Laporte's current deal runs through 2023, City want to reward their only player who has started every Premier League game this season.
Barcelona closing on €20m deal for Vitao & Candido
Bayern plan £40m Wan-Bissaka bid
The Palace right-back has generated plenty of attention this season
Wan-Bissaka has a contract with Palace through 2022.
‘Mendy, Ndombele, Aouar & Fekir could all move’
Juventus quash 'fantasy' talk of Salah-Dybala swap
Juventus have sought to distance themselves from rumours regarding a potential swap deal involving Paulo Dybala and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, with sporting director Fabio Paratici describing such talk as “fantasy”.
He has told Rai Radio: “Right now it’s just fantasy, we are still in February and we don’t know what will happen in June.”
Kovacic keen to remain at Chelsea
Agent demands delaying De Gea deal
Liverpool & Man Utd keen on Rovers star
Savic' agent refuses to rule out Juve switch
Speaking ahead of Atletico's Champions League last 16 tie with the Italian giants, Zarko Pelicic, who represents the 28-year-old, told Tuttomercatoweb: "His contract with Atletico expires in 2022. He's happy in Madrid.
"We will see, however, what happens in the future. That's all I can say right now."
West Ham hope to sign Gary Medel
West Ham made an approach for Medel in January and they could submit a formal offer when the transfer window reopens, with the 31-year-old looking to leave Besiktas this summer.
Adam Lewis agrees new Liverpool deal
The 19-year-old has been linked with a move to Rangers in the past, but he is now set to commit his long-term future to the Reds.
Lewis has not yet earned his senior debut but he is a fixture in the Liverpool U-23 team and he has also represented England at U-20 level.
Mpenza urges Hazard to leave Chelsea this summer
The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a switch to Madrid, a path trodden by former Chelsea team-mate and Belgium colleague Thibaut Courtois in the close season.
Hazard's contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of next season and this month he said he has made a decision about his future, though he did not offer any further information.
Read the full story on Goal.
Barca targeted Benzema before he joined Madrid
Former Blaugrana boss Pep Guardiola had lost faith in Samuel Etoo at the time and was hoping to bring in the Frenchman to replace him.
The move eventually broke down because Barca's ex-technical secretary Txiki Begisristain was left unimpressed with Benzema's demeanour after holding talks with the player in Lyon.
Napoli eyeing Belotti and Immobile
Belotti is under contract until 2021, but the 25-year-old might be willing to take the next step forward in his career this summer.
Meanwhile, Immobile's current contract at San Paolo Stadium is not due to expire until 2023, however, Lazio may be willing to sacrifice their star player to raise funds in the event that they miss out on Champions League qualification.
Wolves hold advantage in Felix battle
Inter ready Icardi extension
'Maurizio Sarri is done at Chelsea'
The former Blues striker told Radio 5 Live: "This is Maurizio Sarri's last game at Chelsea. The Italian job is over for them. He's done. Sarri-ball is broken."
Bournemouth bring in new keeper
Bentaleb open to Spurs return
The Algeria international left for Germany in 2017, on the back of a successful loan, but is open to a retracing of his steps, saying: “I would be a hypocrite to say that I would not like to be there, and I am not a hypocrite. But this is football.”
Arsenal contenders to sign De Ligt
The Gunners must finish in the top four to have any hope of financing a £70m ($91m) move for the Dutchman, while the possible sale of Mesut Ozil could also help to free up some funds.
De Ligt has long been an admirer of Arsenal and has worked with two club legends during his time in Amsterdam - Marc Overmars and Denis Bergkamp.
Spurs & Arsenal tracking Aissa Mandi
The versatile 27-year-old has a £26m ($34m) release clause in his current contract and both Premier League clubs could launch bids for his services this summer.
Mandi has been a vital figure in the Betis starting XI this season, featuring in 34 games across all competitions.
Denis Suarez nearly moved to Milan instead of Arsenal
The Spaniard's proposed move to the San Siro fell through after Barca rejected the conditions offered by the Rossoneri, according to Calcio Mercato.
Suarez has featured in three matches across all competitions for Arsenal since completing his temporary transfer to the Emirates.
Diame close to Newcastle extension
The Magpies have the option to trigger a fresh one-year-deal with the 31-year-old, who has been a fixture in Rafa Benitez' squad this season.
Diame is even hoping to stay beyond that, having revealed back in December how happy he is with his life in Newcastle.
Arsenal haven't given up on Banega
According to the Daily Mirror, the Gunners see the Argentine playmaker as the ideal replacement for the outgoing Aaron Ramsey.
Banega, 31, has a buy-out clause of £17m ($22m) in his current contract with Sevilla.
Wenger: Ozil in a comfort zone
Arsene Wenger says he believes Mesut Ozil finds himself in a "comfort zone" after receiving a new contract.
The Arsenal midfielder has been in and out of the first team under Unai Emery in what has been his most trying season in London.
Wenger, who signed Ozil to a new five-year deal before departing, says the new contract could be the cause of his inconsistency this campaign.
Militao inches closer to Madrid move
The Brazilian has been a vital piece for Porto having moved from a wide position into central defence.
With several other clubs interested, Madrid are in a hurry to finalize a deal for a player that has earned comparisons to Sergio Ramos due to his positional switch.
Pogba: We trust Solskjaer
Paul Pogba says Manchester United's players have full trust in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The interim boss has lost just one match since taking charge following Jose Mourinho's dismissal.
Nagbe to remain with Atlanta United
Reports emerged linking Nagbe with a move away from the club due to issues with the internal organization.
However, it now appears the U.S. national team midfielder will remain with the club after helping Atlanta win an MLS Cup title in 2018.
Barca close in on Brazilian defender
The 19-year-old defender and his representatives are in Spain to finish off a deal to complete a move from Palmeiras.
Vitao, a member of Brazil's U-20 team, is expected to join up with the club's second team or be loaned out to gain experience.
Saiss nears new contract with Wolves
Wolverhampton are nearing an agreement on a new contract with midfielder Romain Saiss, according to the Telegraph.
Marcelo considering Madrid exit
The left-back met with the club's managing director on Monday to discuss his future
Though the left-back has a contract until 2022, he has struggled with injury this season and been criticised by fans and media.
With Cristiano Ronaldo trying to recruit him to Juventus, Marcelo met on Monday with Real Madrid managing director José Ángel Sánchez to discuss his future.
Sarri unsure if players still back him
The Blues have now lost three of their last five games in all competitions without scoring, with Bournemouth and Manchester City inflicting 4-0 and 6-0 defeats, respectively.
And the Italian admitted he was not entirely sure if his players still backed him following the recent run of poor results.
Stoke to try to sell Berahino
It is the latest in a series of occurances for Berahino that have left the Championship club soured on his future after his £12 million ($16m) move two years ago.
Berahino will be fined two weeks wages and Stoke will hope to unload him after the season.
Klopp admits Liverpool wanted to sign Sancho
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he was interested in signing Jadon Sancho, but the culture surrounding transfers between English clubs prevented a deal from taking place.
Sancho left Manchester City for Borussia Dortmund this past summer and has rapidly become a key contributor for the German club, while Liverpool brought in the likes of Mohamed Salah, Andrew Robertson, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The Reds manager says German clubs are in prime position to pounce on English talent like Sancho given the current culture between top clubs in the Premier League.