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Wijnaldum explains PSG pick over Barca

2021-06-12T20:00:00Z

Georginio Wijnaldum says he chose to join Paris Saint-Germain instead of Barcelona because the French side were faster in making an offer and he was convinced by the project.

Wijnaldum had been linked with a move to Camp Nou for months as his contract at Liverpool neared its expiration.

But PSG swooped in and announced they had signed him this week.

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Juventus want Milenkovic as Demiral replacement

2021-06-12T19:00:34Z

Juventus are looking for buyers for centre-back Merih Demiral, according to Calciomercato.

The Turkey international is not part of their plans for the future and is currently wanted by Everton and Sporting CP.

Juve, meanwhile, hope to replace him with Nikola Milenkovic, who has one year left on his contract at Fiorentina.

Atletico push to sign De Paul

2021-06-12T18:12:24Z

Diego Simeone wants Atletico Madrid to sign Rodrigo De Paul from Udinese, says Mundo Deportivo.

Udinese are holding out for €40 million, but Atletico only offered €20m plus Nehuen Perez in exchange.

Simeone has been impressed by the midfielder and is pushing the club to get him.

Spurs confirm Paratici appointment

2021-06-12T17:01:48Z

Leeds challenge Norwich to Gunn signing

2021-06-12T16:30:26Z

Leeds are hoping to beat Norwich to the signing of Angus Gunn from Southampton.

Norwich had reached an agreement with Southampton over a deal, but Football Insider claims Leeds hope to beat them to him after declaring interest in him.

Gorter returns to Ajax

2021-06-12T16:00:33Z

Ajax have signed goalkeeper Jay Gorter from Go Ahead Eagles.

He had spent four years as part of Ajax's youth system before heading to AZ's academy in 2014.

After impressing in the second tier with Go Ahead Eagles, Ajax have brought the 21-year-old back and committed him to a deal that runs to 2025.

Everton and Leeds eye Real Madrid's Marcelo

2021-06-12T15:32:41Z

Real Madrid full-back could be in for a surprise move to Everton or Leeds, The Mirror claims.

The Brazil international is likely to be sold this summer and could be available for £5 million and the Premier League duo are interested in him.

Buffon future to be decided next week as Parma lead race

2021-06-12T15:30:41Z

Gianluigi Buffon may be on his way back to Parma.

Calciomercato reports the goalkeeper's destination will be decided within the next week and Parma are the favourites to get him.

But Genoa and Besiktas are also in the race to land him.

Tottenham could beat Fiorentina to Gonzalez

2021-06-12T15:00:01Z

Fiorentina are determined to sign Nico Gonzalez from Stuttgart this summer.

The Serie A side's €25 million offer is €3m below what Stuttgart are demanding for him, however.

Sky Sport reports the Viola must be careful if they really want to get him as Tottenham are lurking and are willing to match the German side's asking price.

Coman wants to leave Bayern

2021-06-12T14:31:38Z

Kingsley Coman has decided he wants to leave Bayern Munich.

The 24-year-old is upset with the salary Bayern have offered in their latest contract extension talks and Sky Sport says he hopes to leave.

His current deal has two years left on it.

Emerson could be key as Barcelona target Lautaro

2021-06-12T14:01:58Z

Lautaro Martinez could still end up at Barcelona this summer, Sport reports.

The Argentina international has stopped talks over a new deal with Inter and Barca are eager to land him.

Although he recently moved to Camp Nou from Betis, right-back Emerson has been in talks with Inter.

If he has his heart set on a move to Italy, Barca will use him to try to talk the Italian side's asking price for Martinez down.

But before Inter can sign Emerson, they will have to sell Achraf Hakimi, which looks likely as Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are trying to get him in a big-money move.

Napoli eye Tavarez and Flemming

2021-06-12T13:30:18Z

Napoli are considering moves for Benfica's Nuno Tavarez and Fortuna Sittard star Zian Flemming.

Sky Sport reports the Serie A side believe Tavarez would be the perfect option at left-back while Flemming impressed in the Eredivisie last season and could bolster their midfield.

Inter in talks to sign Radu from Lazio

2021-06-12T13:00:40Z

Stefan Radu could be set to follow Simone Inzaghi to Inter from Lazio.

The Nerazzurri are looking to sign a new defender as Aleksander Kolarov will leave this summer when his contract expires.

Radu's deal is running out, too, and he has not come to an agreement over an extension with Lazio. Instead his agent is in talks with Inter, according to Calciomercato, and he could join his former Lazio boss by making the move to San Siro.

Fiorentina target Gutierrez

2021-06-12T12:31:57Z

Fiorentina hope to sign Erick Gutierrez on loan from PSV, Voetbal International reports.

The Mexico international endured an injury-ravaged campaign but is fit again and the Serie A side are willing to take him.

Moyes signs three-year West Ham deal

2021-06-12T11:54:19Z

Barca close in on Depay

2021-06-12T11:00:57Z

Barcelona are confident of completing a free transfer for Memphis Depay next week, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Talks between the Spanish giants and the Dutch forward, who is out of contract at Lyon at the end of this month, are close to reaching a final agreement.

Barca are wary however of any last minute hitch, having been equally confident of signing Gini Wijnaldum before he made a late switch to Paris Saint-Germain instead.

Coman wants to match Lewandowski salary at Bayern

2021-06-12T10:30:13Z

Kingsley Coman wants the same salary as Robert Lewandowski as negotiations continue over a new deal at Bayern Munich, reports Marca.

Coman has two years remaining on his current deal but remains in talks over fresh terms at the German giants.

Bayern officials are reluctant to bow to Coman's demands, though they have no intention of selling the France forward either, unless they receive a huge offer.

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Moyes to oversee recruitment overhaul

2021-06-12T10:00:39Z

David Moyes has been given the green light to revamp West Ham's scouting and recuitment network, reports Football Insider.

Moyes is on the brink of signing a new three-year contract at the Hammers and one of conditions he insisted on was increasing the club's recruitment team, including the appointment of a new director of football.

The former Everton boss was able negotiate from a position of strength having led the West Ham to a sixth place finish in the Premier League last season.

Milan agree Tonali deal

2021-06-12T09:30:44Z

Milan have agreed a discounted deal with Brescia to sign Sandro Tonali on a permanent transfer, reports Calciomercato.

The initial loan deal cost Milan €10 million (£8.6m/$12m) with the option to make the move permanent for a further €15m (£13m/$18m) plus €10m in bonuses.

However, they have managed to negotiate a €10m discount on that original deal, with youngster Giacomo Olzer joining Brescia as part of the agreement.

Leeds in for Lang

2021-06-12T09:00:13Z

Leeds have opened talks with Club Brugge over a deal for Netherlands U21 forward Noa Lang, according to Football Insider.

The Whites are keen to sign a young versatile forward this summer and Lang is at the top of their list, though they will likely face competition for the 21-year-old's signature.

Marcelo Bielsa's side are also expected to turn Jack Harrison's loan from Manchester City into a permanent deal next month.

Toffees eye Neto

2021-06-12T08:30:28Z

Everton are interested in signing Barcelona goalkeeper Neto, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Toffees are on the lookout for back-up for Jordan Pickford after Robin Olsen returned to parent club Roma at the end of the season.

Neto himself is also considering his future at Barca having struggled for regular action behind Marc-Andre ter Stegen in recent seasons.

PSG agree Donnarumma deal

2021-06-12T08:00:42Z

Paris Saint-Germain have verbally agreed a deal with Gianluigi Donnarumma, reports Fabrizio Romano.

The final touches are being put on a six-year contract for the 22-year-old goalkeeper, who will leave Milan on a free transfer at the end of the month.

PSG are working with the Italian national team to allow for Donnarumma to undergo a medical at their Euro 2020 training camp in order for them to complete the move in the coming days.

Gianluigi Donnarumma AC Milan 2020-21
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Fulham reject Mitrovic bid

2021-06-12T07:30:43Z

Fulham have turned down a £16 million ($23m) bid from Dynamo Moscow for striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, reports the Sun.

The London club insist the Serbia international is not for sale despite their relegation from the Premier League last season.

However, Mitrovic is considering his future at the club after starting just 13 games during 2020-21 and may look to push for a transfer.

Gunners to offer Tierney new deal

2021-06-12T07:00:51Z

Arsenal are preparing to open talks with defender Kieran Tierney over a new contract, according to Football.London.

Tierney still has three years left on his existing deal but the Gunners are keen to reward the Scotland international for a string of impressive performances since joining from Celtic in 2019.

The north London club are also confident academy graduate Emile Smith Rowe will sign fresh terms, though he isn't close to putting pen-to-paper as yet.

Sancho set to sign bumper Man Utd deal

2021-06-12T06:30:02Z

Jadon Sancho is set to become one of the Premier League's highest earners as Manchester United continue negotiations with Borussia Dortmund over a fee for the England winger.

The Mail reports that Sancho will earn just under David De Gea's weekly wage of £375,000 should he join the Old Trafford club, which would put him among the top five earners in the division.

United have already had a bid worth £67 million ($94m) plus add-ons rejected by Dortmund, with the German club wanting a total package in the region of £86m ($121m).

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Former Bayern midfielder out of work again

2021-06-12T02:30:00Z

Former Bayern Munich prospect Sinan Kurt has had his contract terminated by FC Nitra after spending just six months there.

“Long story," he said via Bild. "Didn't get a salary and many other things. "

Nuno close to Everton appointment

2021-06-12T01:30:00Z

Atletico refuse Corona proposal

2021-06-12T00:30:00Z

Atletico Madrid have refused a proposal from Jesus Corona's agent to sign him on a free transfer but pay the player a cash bonus, according to Record.

The Mexican attacker has spent his last six seasons at Porto, contributing 18 assists in the league over the past two years.

Pique wishes for Haaland arrival

2021-06-11T23:30:00Z

Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique was asked about Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland in a chat with YouTuber Ibai Llanos, and he said he would welcome the player to Spain.

"I hope that he comes [to Barcelona]," Pique said to Llanos (via Marca). "The great players should be with us, but that's a decision for the club to make. They will know."

Arsenal prepare White pursuit (The Athletic)

2021-06-11T22:55:00Z

The Gunners want a big-name signing to lift them before 2021-22

Arsenal are preparing a £40-50 million ($56m-$71m) offer for Brighton defender Ben White, reports The Athletic.

The Gunners are apparently very comfortable with that monetary range, and personal terms are not said to be an issue.

However, the central defender, who has also been occasionally deployed in the midfield, is reportedly being chased by several top clubs and could prove difficult for Arsenal to lock down.

Mbappe questions PSG future

2021-06-11T22:40:00Z

The forward was unusually blunt about his uncertainty

Kylian Mbappe has openly questioned whether Paris Saint-Germain is the right place for him, adding fuel to transfer speculation that should intensify even further after Euro 2020.

The forward said he feels good at his current home, but has wondered aloud whether another location could prove even more joyous.

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Swansea City nab Joseph from Wigan

2021-06-11T22:25:00Z

Leeds loan Edmondson

2021-06-11T22:15:00Z

Barca give Dembele ultimatum (ESPN)

2021-06-11T22:00:00Z

The French forward will be told to leave if he doesn't sign a new contract

Barcelona will tell Ousmane Dembele to leave the club if he doesn't sign a new contract this summer, according to ESPN.

The French forward has just one more year on his current deal, and the Blaugrana are afraid of losing him for nothing.

Paris Saint-Germain are among the clubs rumoured to be interested in Dembele.