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Barella wants Inter despite agreement with Roma

2019-06-20T21:01:12Z

Nicolo Barella wants a move to Inter despite Roma having agreed on a fee with Cagliari, according to Calciomercato.com.

Roma have offered Luca Pellegrini, Gregoire Defrel and money to secure the signing of Barella, and have outpaced Inter's offer.

But Inter have an agreement with Barella and he refuses to go back on that promise to Inter, leaving all parties at an impasse. 

Ajax out on Odegaard

2019-06-20T20:40:18Z

Ajax have decided against signing Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard, which could pave the way him to move to the Bundesliga, according to AS.

Odegaard had been linked to Ajax, but sporting director Marc Overmars decided against pursuing the attacker any further.

Instead he could land at Bayer Leverkusen, in either a loan deal for Odegaard or a permanent sale with a buy-back option.

Brighton sign Portsmouth defender Clarke

2019-06-20T20:20:28Z

Brighton are nearing a deal with Portsmouth to sign defender Matt Clarke, with the Sun reporting the defender will undergo a medical Friday.

The 22-year-old Clarke will arrive after the Premier League club is set to pay £3.4 million, though it could rise to £5m with add ons.

Clarke was Portsmouth's player of the year last season, as well as a member of the PFA League One team of the season.

Liverpool target Junior Firpo

2019-06-20T20:00:18Z

Liverpool have targeted Real Betis left-back Junior Firpo as their replacement for Alberto Moreno, according to Sport.

Moreno has departed the club on free transfer and Klopp sees Firpo as an option to maintain the competition in his squad, even with Andy Robertson at the position.

However, Firpo's contract, which runs through 2023, has a €50 million (£45m/$56m) release clause and Betis would require that amount paid in full for any deal.

Wooten to sign with Union

2019-06-20T19:40:47Z

The Philadelphia Union are near a deal to sign United States international Andrew Wooten, according to Pro Soccer USA.

Wooten's former club Sandhausen confirmed his exit to Major League soccer on social media on Thursday.

A deal could be announced as early as later Thursday depending on when paperwork is completed, with Wooten to join the club when his contract expires at the end of the month.

Barca sign Dutch defender

2019-06-20T19:15:07Z

Barcelona have announced signing of Dutch defender Mike van Beijnen to their B side on free transfer, the La Liga champions have announced.

The 20-year-old has spent time with NAC Breda, Willem II, featuring entirely for their youth sides.

Van Beijnen is the son of the agent of Frenkie de Jong, who negotiated the former Ajax player's move to Barca earlier this year. 

Juventus confident of signing Rabiot

2019-06-20T19:00:41Z

Juventus are confident of securing a deal to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, with the Bianconeri hoping to seal an agreement by the end of the week.

Goal can confirm the midfielder, who is set to be out of contract at the end of the month, is weighing up a multi-year contract of €7 million (£6m/$8m) per season from the Serie A champions, with additional bonuses possible.

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has been personally overseeing the Rabiot pursuit and in the last few days had the opportunity to speak directly with the midfielder’s mother and agent, Veronique.

Read more here!

Man City seal Riesgo signing

2019-06-20T18:40:23Z

Asier Riesgo has agreed terms with Manchester City and will soon confirm his move from Eibar, reports Marca

The goalkeeper will move to the Etihad Stadium in an initial one-year deal, to act as City's third choice behind Ederson and Claudio Bravo for the coming season.

Neymar doesn't want PSG return

2019-06-20T18:20:50Z

Brazilian will not report for pre-season training

Neymar has no interest in returning to Paris Saint-Germain and hopes to force a move back to Barcelona, claims Sport

The Brazilian has apparently made his desire to leave known to those in charge at PSG and does not plan to report for pre-season training this summer.

The newspaper further claims that he has never been happy in Paris and regrets his decision to abandon Barcelona in 2017.

Liverpool to send Grujic out on loan again

2019-06-20T18:00:25Z

Marko Grujic is gearing up for yet another loan spell away from Liverpool, according to the Liverpool Echo

Grujic has spent the last year and a half at Cardiff and Hertha Berlin, and Liverpool want the 23-year-old to continue honing his trade elsewhere.

Everton open Zouma talks

2019-06-20T17:20:37Z

Everton have opened talks with Chelsea over bringing back Kurt Zouma next season, according to the Telegraph.

Zouma's season-long loan completed and having returned to Chelsea, Everton are hopeful of him returning permanently though they know a move will not be cheap.

With Chelsea facing a transfer ban, the departure of Gary Cahill and injury to Antonio Rudiger, it is possible the Blues will not be willing to part with Zouma over fears of lack of defensive depth.

Bale, Isco and the 13 players Real Madrid are looking to sell

2019-06-20T17:00:52Z

Real Madrid capped a week to remember in the transfer market on Wednesday as Ferland Mendy was officially presented as their latest new signing. 

In the space of seven days Luka Jovic, Rodrygo and Eden Hazard had previously enjoyed their own lavish introductions at Santiago Bernabeu, with Eder Militao the next man to walk out on the famous pitch and meet the fans. 

That spate of activity, however, has its downsides. Madrid's squad is now dangerously unwieldy, and "Operation Exit" will now swing into place - with up to 13 players set for the chop over the summer as Zinedine Zidane looks to streamline his team. 

Read the players who have to leave the club right here on Goal!

England will help Man Utd seal Wan-Bissaka deal

2019-06-20T16:40:38Z

England Under-21 coach Aidy Boothroyd insists that he and the rest of his staff will do whatever is necessary to facilitate Aaron Wan-Bissaka's potential switch from Crystal Palace to Manchester United

Wan-Bissaka, 21, is currently in Italy with the rest of the Young Lions but while he represents his country, back in England the Red Devils and Palace continue to negotiate his transfer.

The defender's absence for international duty obviously presents certain difficulties in closing any deal, but Boothroyd is not concerned about the issue causing potential disruption in his squad.

Read what he had to say right here on Goal!

Man City pencil in medical for Maguire

2019-06-20T16:20:17Z

Manchester City have appeared to beat Manchester United to Harry Maguire's signature with a medical for the centre-back pencilled in, according to the Daily Star.

United have long been pursuing Maguire, but City have moved in front and could complete a £65 million ($83m) deal by next week.

City are willing to match United's wage offer while having the edge of playing in the Champions League next season.

Inter in talks over Bastoni loan

2019-06-20T16:00:42Z

Inter are in talks with Sampdoria over the potential loan of 20-year-old Alessandro Bastoni, according to Calciomercato.com.

Antonio Conte's side have considered using Bastoni as part of a deal to land Nicolo Barella from Cagliari but Sampdoria see him as a potential replacement for Joachim Andersen, who may leave this summer. 

Genoa are also interested, as Inter eye a loan move for the defender as they do not want to lose him permanently. 

Lyon to sign 20-year-old Brazilian

2019-06-20T15:40:21Z

Lyon are set to sign 20-year-old midfielder Jean Lucas from Brazilian club Flamengo, according to Globoesporte

The defensive midfielder joins the Ligue 1 side for a reported €8 million (£7m/$9m) and is expected to arrive in France on Monday for a medical. 

Real Madrid hoping for Mbappe in 2020

2019-06-20T15:20:38Z

Real Madrid are hoping to land Kylian Mbappe in 2020 as Florentino Perez returns to the plan of signing one Galactico every summer, according to AS.

The Liga giants hope Mbappe does not renew his contract, which runs through 2023, with Paris Saint-Germain this year, and then hands in a transfer request.

Madrid feel confident they could offer him a salary of €15 million (£13m/$17m), a bump of the €12m he makes now, and would do so, knowing Mbappe's prime years are still ahead of him.

 

Rice not ready for Man Utd move

2019-06-20T15:00:00Z

Declan Rice doesn’t feel the time is right to be making a move to Manchester United, claims The Independent.

The West Ham and England midfielder is said to be among those on the Red Devils’ radar, but he is reluctant to rush into a high-profile transfer.

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Gayle a £20m target for Stoke

2019-06-20T14:45:00Z

Dwight Gayle is mulling over his options at Newcastle, reports the Chronicle.

A striker who spent the 2018-19 campaign on loan at West Brom is said to be a £20 million ($25m) target for ambitious Championship side Stoke.

Robben to return to PSV?

2019-06-20T14:30:00Z

Solskjaer only has £100m budget

2019-06-20T14:15:00Z

Manchester United have a budget to spend on players this summer of just £100 million ($127m), according to ESPN.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was expected to be busy in the current window, but will have to generate funds from sales if he plans to make sweeping alterations to his squad.

Man Utd set to seal £60m deal for Wan-Bissaka

2019-06-20T14:04:17Z

Red Devils to complete raid on Crystal Palace

Manchester United are confident they can prise Aaron Wan-Bissaka away from Crystal Palace in a £60 million ($76m) deal, reports the Daily Mail.

The England U21 international right-back has been heavily linked with the Red Devils and those at Old Trafford believe they finally have a suitable transfer package in place.

Benfica closing on deal for Navas

2019-06-20T14:00:00Z

Keylor Navas is set to leave Real Madrid for Benfica, according to A Bola.

The Costa Rica international goalkeeper has slipped down the pecking order at the Santiago Bernabeu and is expected to be on the move this summer.

'Neymar to Barcelona would be a bombshell'

2019-06-20T13:45:00Z

Neymar returning to Barcelona would be a “major bombshell”, says Filipe Luis, with speculation suggesting that the Camp Nou giants have Brazilian flair in their sights.

The Atletico Madrid full-back has also been linked with a switch to Catalunya, but has refused to be drawn on those rumours.

Check out the full story here.

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Man Utd expect imminent arrivals

2019-06-20T13:30:00Z

Manchester United expect to have more signings wrapped up before heading away on a pre-season tour, reports the Manchester Evening News.

Daniel James is the only addition to have been made to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad so far, but plenty more targets are being mooted.

Emery wants Vazquez at Arsenal

2019-06-20T13:00:00Z

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is keen to bring Lucas Vazquez from Real Madrid to the Emirates Stadium, according to Don Balon.

The Los Blancos star is expected to fall down the pecking order following the arrival of Eden Hazard and could be tempted to try his luck further afield.

The Gunners are thought to be interested in securing a deal that would see him move to the Premier League, though Roma and Inter are also interested.

Spurs join Fernandes chase

2019-06-20T12:45:00Z

Tottenham have met with the agent of Sporting Lisbon's Bruno Fernandes over a propsed move, throwing doubt over Manchester United's attempts to sign him, claims The Telegraph.

The Red Devils are keen on the 24-year-old but had previously asked for more time to close a deal. 

However, with Spurs entering the equation, there will need to be movement soon at Old Trafford if they do not wish to lose out.

Man Utd eye up Bournemouth's Brooks

2019-06-20T12:30:00Z

Manchester United are mulling over whether to pursue Bournemouth's highly rated David Brooks, says The Sun.

The Cherries and Wales midfielder is on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's wishlist but Eddie Howe's side will be loath to let him go.

The Red Devils would have to, at the very least, match the £50m ($63.4m) price tag that has been set.

Napoli join race for Celtic's Tierney

2019-06-20T12:00:00Z

Napoli have joined the hunt to sign Celtic's Lewis Tierney alongside Arsenal, says The Sun.

The Serie A side are said to be impressed with the 22-year-old's pedigree and wish to take him to Italy from the Scottish champions.

The Gunners have previously been linked with a move for Tierney, but Napoli may have the edge as they can offer Champions League football.

Juve 'very fond' of Pogba

2019-06-20T11:45:00Z

Juventus are 'very fond' of Paul Pogba, admits the club's sporting director, as speculation swirls that the Manchester United midfielder could return to Italy.

The World Cup winner spent four years with the Serie A champions after leaving the Red Devils in 2012 before he returned to Old Trafford.

"Pogba we are very fond of, but he is a player of Manchester United," Fabio Paratici stated when commenting on speculation of luring the Frenchman back to Turin.

Read the full story on Goal here!

MacAllister swaps Brighton for Boca

2019-06-20T11:30:00Z

Ajax confirm Ten Hag extension

2019-06-20T10:45:00Z

Inter, Atletico target Southampton's Bertrand

2019-06-20T10:30:00Z

Ryan Bertrand is the subject of shock speculation from both Inter and Atletico Madrid as Southampton look to sell the England defender, says the Daily Mail.

The 29-year-old looks set to lose his place at left-back to Matt Targett next season and Saints are mulling over whether to sell him on.

Both Inter and Atletico are thought to be interested in bringing the England defender to either Serie A or La Liga.

Rangers agree Edmundson fee

2019-06-20T10:15:00Z

Rangers are thought to have finalised a fee to bring Oldham defender George Edmundson to Ibrox, reports Sky Sports News.

The 21-year-old, the Club's Player of the Year last season, handed in a transfer request after the Scottish side saw thier initial bid rebuffed.

The League Two club are expected to let him head north to link up with Steven Gerrard's side now however.

Liverpool will not let Origi leave

2019-06-20T10:00:00Z

Liverpool will not be parting with Divock Origi this summer, reports the Mirror.

The Reds intend to keep the Belgian forward and run the risk of losing him as a free agent in 2020, with no fresh terms agreed with a Champions League hero as yet.

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West Ham face Gomez bidding war

2019-06-20T09:45:00Z

West Ham are facing the threat of a bidding war for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez, reports the Evening Standard.

The Hammers have seen a £25 million ($32m) bid rejected for a player with a £43.5m ($55m) release clause, with La Liga giants Valencia prepared to battle them for a sought-after signature.

Pogba & Mbappe at Real Madrid?

2019-06-20T09:30:00Z

Sarri wants Kean stay at Juventus

2019-06-20T09:15:00Z

New Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri is eager to keep Moise Kean at the club, reports Calciomercato.

Fresh terms for the exciting forward are considered to be a priority amid talk of a possible move elsewhere.

Heaton rejects extension at Burnley

2019-06-20T09:00:00Z

Tom Heaton has turned down the offer of fresh terms at Burnley, according to The Sun.

The England international goalkeeper has just 12 months remaining on his current terms and is said to be interesting Bournemouth and Aston Villa.

Benitez unhappy with Newcastle offers

2019-06-20T08:45:00Z

Rafa Benitez is not happy with the terms put to him by Newcastle, reports The Sun.

Uncertainty continues to shroud the Spaniard's future at St James' Park, with his current contract due to expire on June 30.

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'Fekir a luxury that Liverpool don't need'

2019-06-20T08:30:00Z

Liverpool are once again being linked with a move for Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir, but John Barnes believes the World Cup winner is a luxury that the Reds do not need.

He has told The Sport Review: “It could be good for the squad but I don’t think we’re desperate to sign anybody.”

Read the full story on Goal!

Liverpool to offer €150m for Dembele

2019-06-20T08:00:00Z

Liverpool are willing to offer a whopping €150m (£133,/$169m) to bringe Ousmane Dembele to Anfield, says Don Balon.

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is keen on adding the Barcelona man to the ranks of the Champions League winners and views the France international as either a prospective replacement for Sadio Mane or Mohamed Salah should they leave, or a complimentary player regardless.

Barca have set an impressive asking price, though it is believed that Liverpool are willing to match it.

Lukaku set for £75m Inter switch

2019-06-20T07:20:00Z

Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku is expected to call time on his career at Old Trafford after agreeing a £180,000-a-week ($229,000) deal with Inter for a £75m ($95m), says The Sun.

The Belgium international has arguably never reached his full potential with the Red Devils and had been long linked with an exit this window.

He looks set to head to Serie A, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to shape his squad for the upcoming season.

United to pay world-record fee for Wan-Bissaka

2019-06-20T07:00:00Z

Manchester United will pay a world-record fee for a specialist full-back in order to sign Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka worthy £55m ($70m), says the Daily Record.

The Red Devils have been pursuing the Eagles man and England youth international for much of the off-season, only to see their previous bids knocked back.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side will however break the bank to bring the 21-year-old to Old Trafford.

Milan, Madrid expected to meet over Ceballos

2019-06-20T06:40:00Z

Discussion over the future of highly rated Spain youngster Dani Ceballos will be on the table when Milan and Real Madrid next meet, per Calcio Mercato.

The Serie A outfit are interested in bringing the Los Blancos talent to Italy and with Zinedine Zidane likely to offload the 22-year-old, he could be set for the switch to the San Siro club.

Milan are also keeping tabs on Madrid talent Marcos Llorente, who is also thought to be set to exit the La Liga outfit ahead of the new season.

Rabiot set for €7m Juve payday

2019-06-20T06:00:00Z

Paris Saint-Germain wantaway Adrien Rabiot will pen a deal worth €7m (£6.2m/$7.9m) for signing with Juventus, according to Calcio Mercato.

The Frenchman has been linked with numerous clubs including Manchester United and Barcelona but other parties are thought to have fallen away as the Bianconeri's interest grew stronger.

Juve are still hopeful of signing United's Paul Pogba too, but are more than prepared to make Rabiot their immediate priority.

Manchester United prepare Aubameyang bid

2019-06-20T05:00:49Z

Manchester United are preparing a  £70 million ($89 million) bid for Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to TalkSport.

Romelu Lukaku is expected to depart Old Trafford this summer, leaving a vacancy in the attack for the Red Devils.

And Aubameyang has emerged as the chief target with Mauro Icardi and Paulo Dybala also rumoured.

Nashville SC interested in Juanfran

2019-06-20T04:00:36Z

Longtime Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran is a target of MLS expansion side Nashville SC, according to ESPN.

The fullback is also a target of  Brazilian teams Corinthians and Sao Paulo following the announcement that he will leave Atleti this summer.

Juanfran is currently on holiday and will decide his future in the coming days, having already ruled out staying in Spain.

Fiorentina chase SPAL's Lazzarri

2019-06-20T03:15:51Z

Following the club's sale to Rocco Commisso, Fiorentina are eyeing a move for SPAL's Manuel Lazzarri, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.

Fiorentina have contacted the fullback's current club to discuss a price.

The 25-year-old made 33 Serie A appearances this past season, registering eight assists. 

Valencia in talks to sign Rafinha

2019-06-20T01:57:10Z

Valencia are in talks with Barcelona over a move for Rafinha.

The midfielder has one year left on his deal with Barca, and the Brazilian's versatility makes him an attractive signing for the Copa del Rey winners.

Read the full story on Goal!

Lampard informs Derby players of Chelsea decision

2019-06-19T22:39:34Z

The former midfielder is the favourite to take over at Stamford Bridge

Frank Lampard has told his Derby players that he will leave the club if the right offer comes from Chelsea, according to the Mirror

The former midfielder is widely expected to take over as Maurizio Sarri departs Stamford Bridge to join Juventus.

The last of Sarri's possessions have already been moved from the club's training ground, and it appears assistant Gianfranco Zola could follow his fellow Italian to Juve.

Former Newcastle forward Gutierrez joins Banfield

2019-06-19T22:30:54Z

Ex-Newcastle forward Jonas Gutierrez has completed a move from Defensa y Justicia to Banfield, the club announced on Wednesday.

The striker, who earned 22 caps for Argentina, played for Newcastle from 2008-15, making 205 total appearances for the club.

The 35-year-old battled testicular cancer in 2014 before returning to football in 2015. 

Inter and Atletico Madrid chase Bertrand

2019-06-19T22:23:45Z

Ryan Bertrand has emerged as a target for Inter and Atletico Madrid, reports the Daily Mail.

Southampton are ready to cash in on the fullback with Matt Targett waiting in the wings.

Atleti are chasing left-back options following the departure of Lucas Hernandez while Inter are set for a busy summer with Antonio Conte now in charge.

Atletico set to announce Joao Felix

2019-06-19T22:20:32Z

The Portugal star has undergone a medical and signed his contract with the club

Atletico Madrid are expected to announce Joao Felix's move to the club on Thursday, reports Marca.

The Portuguese starlet visited the club on Tuesday for a tour and medical and signed his official contract on Wednesday.

Felix will join from Benfica having recently been a part of Portugal's Nations League-winning campaign.

Jorginho prepared to follow Sarri to Juventus

2019-06-19T22:18:03Z

Jorginho is prepared to quit Chelsea in the wake of Maurizio Sarri's move to Juventus, according to the Mirror.

The Italian midfielder has long been a Sarri favourite, having followed the manager from Napoli to Stamford Bridge.

Jorginho featured 54 times for Chelsea in his first season with the club. 

Betis plans to meat Iglesias release clause

2019-06-19T22:11:32Z

Real Betis are expected to pay the release clause of Espanyol striker Borja Iglesias, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The club will pay the €28 million ($31.45 million/£24.85 million) clause for the forward with striker being deemed a position of need.

Gerard Moreno, Aleksander Mitrovic and Cristian Stuani are also seen as options to join the club as well.