Real Madrid & Barcelona January transfer news LIVE: Kepa signs new contract with €80m release clause

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Kepa signs new deal with €80m release clause


Kepa Arrizabalaga has brought to an end to rumours linking him with Real Madrid by committing to a new contract with Athletic Bilbao which includes an €80 million release clause.

The fresh terms will keep the highly-rated goalkeeper in his current surroundings until 2025.

Goal revealed on Sunday that the 23-year-old was set to commit to a new deal and quash links to Madrid.

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Bayern scouting De Ligt


Matthijs de Ligt Ajax

Bayern Munich watched Ajax’s teenage defender Matthijs de Ligt during Sunday’s 2-0 home win over Feyenoord, reports AD .

De Ligt played the full 90 minutes of the game and produced another impressive performance in front of the Bayern scouts.

The 18-year-old, who is under contract at Ajax until 2021, has repeatedly been linked with a move to Barcelona after establishing himself as one of the brightest defensive prospects in Europe.


Ronaldo could take pay cut to join Man Utd


Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Villarreal

Cristiano Ronaldo may be prepared to lower his wages in order to find a way out of Real Madrid, claims Don Balon .

The Portugal international has cut a frustrated figure in Spain in recent weeks, amid reports he would be interested in returning to Manchester United

And to make the move happen, Ronaldo could even decrease his current salary in order to attract more transfer attention.


Hazard scolds father for fuelling Real Madrid talk


Eden Hazard, Chelsea

Eden Hazard has admitted he scolded father Thierry over the latter's claims that the Chelsea star was holding out for a Real Madrid move.

"I talked with him [to tell him off], no, no worries," he joked to reporters, before underling his commitment to the Blues.

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Real Madrid could go after De Gea


David de Gea Manchester United

Manchester United will be worried after Kepa Arrizabalaga rejected Real Madrid , extending the La Liga club's search for a new goalkeeper, claims the Mirror .

With the Athletic Bilbao star passing on Los Blancos, the Spanish giants could once again target Man Utd's No.1 David De Gea.

De Gea has yet to sign a new deal with the Red Devils with one year remaining on his current contract.


Egypt FA chief calls for Salah in Real Madrid


Mohamed Salah Liverpool

The head of Egypt's FA wants to see Liverpool star Mohamed Salah move to Real Madrid, claims the Sun .

According to the newspaper, Abo Rida asserted that the Merengue would make an offer for Salah over the summer and allegedly stated such a move would "be great for Egyptian football".


Bale receives €100m Bayern offer


Gareth Bale

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has been tempted by a €100 million offer from Bayern Munich, claims  Don Balon .

The Welshman was on top form on Sunday, scoring twice to help his side recover from a goal down to destroy Deportivo 7-1.

But his future at the Bernabeu has long been in question, and Bayern may join long-term admirers Manchester United in fighting for his signature.


Rafinha arrives at Inter


Rafinha Barcelona

Rafinha has arrived in Milan in order to seal a loan deal with Inter, reports GianlucaDiMarzio.com .

The Barcelona midfielder's transfer will include a purchase option worth €35 million, as well as a three and a half year contract with the Nerazzurri.

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