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Mariano rejects Real Madrid return

2018-08-25T20:46:42Z

Lyon star Mariano Diaz has turned down the chance to return to Real Madrid, claims Don Balon

The young forward has impressed since trading in the Bernabeu for Ligue 1, attracting the interest of his former club. 

But Mariano does not want to go back, and could even play for one of Madrid's Liga rivals in the shape of Sevilla.

West Ham considering Oxford loan offers

2018-08-25T19:51:09Z

West Ham are considering loan offers for Reece Oxford from AZ Alkmaar and Eibar, according to the Daily Mail.

The 19-year-old spent last season at Borussia Monchengladbach, but played just seven league games for the Bundesliga club.

Now the Hammers are deciding whether to let him leave again or keep him at London Stadium with a view to integrating him into the senior squad.

Chiesa saw €70m offers snubbed

2018-08-25T19:01:19Z

Federico Chiesa has revealed that Fiorentina turned down bids of €70 million (£63m/$81m) for him during the summer window.

The Italy international has been linked with Chelsea, Napoli and Juventus, but is happy to stay put for now.

He told Corriere della Sera: “Fiorentina has refused offers of [€70m]: the summer has been peaceful, there were no anxieties related to the market because, in agreement with the company, I had decided that I would stay in Florence. It was the best choice, and knowing that I'm worth so much does not detract from my sleep, nor does it affect my life: prices in recent years have skyrocketed and I simply try not to think about it.”

Karius completes Besiktas loan switch

2018-08-25T18:50:07Z

Loris Karius has ended his Liverpool nightmare by joining Besiktas on loan.

The German goalkeeper has linked up with the Turkish side on a two-year deal.

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Kampl on Barcelona's radar

2018-08-25T18:18:38Z

Having been frustrated in their efforts to land Paul Pogba and Adrien Rabiot, Don Balon reports that Barcelona are considering a move for RB Leipzig's Kevin Kampl.

The Camp Nou giants, who have also been heavily linked with Ajax star Frenkie de Jong, are determined to bring in a new midfielder before the La Liga deadline passes.

Rudy set for Schalke switch

2018-08-25T17:41:58Z

Sebastian Rudy is set to leave Bayern Munich for Schalke in a €16 million (£14m/$19m) deal, reports Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung.

The Germany international midfielder is ready to take on a new challenge after finding regular starts hard to come by at the Allianz Arena.

 

Ramires set for return to Europe

2018-08-25T17:11:55Z

Former Chelsea star Ramires could be heading back to Europe, with L'Equipe claiming that Benfica are close to doing a deal for the Brazilian.

The likes of Inter and Napoli have been linked with the midfielder in recent times, but it appears as though his next move will take him from Chinese side Jiangsu Suning and back to Estadio da Luz for a second spell.

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De Gea stalling on new Man Utd deal

2018-08-25T16:42:58Z

Red Devils star reluctant to pen fresh terms

David de Gea is stalling on the signing of a new deal at Manchester United as he seeks pay parity with the club's top earners, reports the Daily Record.

It was suggested that the Spanish goalkeeper was close to agreeing a new five-year contract at Old Trafford.

That is, however, not the case as the Red Devils are yet to table an offer which will move their No. 1 closer to Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez on their salary scale.

Karius jets off to Turkey

2018-08-25T15:55:05Z

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius is on his way to Turkey after agreeing a loan switch to Besiktas for the next two seasons. 

The German has committed to a new contract at Anfield, but is heading elsewhere for now after falling behind Alisson in the pecking order.

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Roma asked about Real's Llorente

2018-08-25T15:14:48Z

Roma made an attempt to lure Marcos Llorente away from Real Madrid prior to the Italian transfer deadline passing, claims AS.

The versatile 23-year-old has struggled for starts in the Spanish capital, but was denied the chance to head for Italy.

Barca open Munir contract talks

2018-08-25T14:55:08Z

Barcelona have started discussions with Munir El Haddadi over a fresh contract, Mundo Deportivo reports. 

The young attacker's deal is up at the end of the season, but the Catalans, who see him as a possible stand in for Luis Suarez this season, want to keep hold of him for the long term.

As such, they are planning on offering him a deal that will run an additional three or four years.

Sanches wanted in Turkey

2018-08-25T14:30:00Z

Renato Sanches could be heading out of Bayern Munich on loan once more, with Fanatik reporting that Fenerbahce are keen on the Portuguese midfielder.

The Euro 2016 winner spent last season with Swansea, but has struggled for form over recent years and needs to rebuild his confidence somewhere.

Fenerbahce snap up Reyes

2018-08-25T13:20:36Z

Diego Reyes has linked up with Fenerbahce as a free agent following his release by Porto.

The Mexico international had been on the books of a Portuguese giant since 2013.

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Loftus-Cheek wanted by Monaco

2018-08-25T12:52:20Z

Monaco are the latest club to have expressed an interest in taking Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan from Chelsea, claims The Sun.

The England international has been told that he remains part of Maurizio Sarri's plans at Stamford Bridge, but a lack of regular game time could still see him head elsewhere.

Tierney happy to snub 'crazy' money

2018-08-25T12:09:20Z

Kieran Tierney is happy to snub "crazy" money in England to stay at Celtic.

The defender has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League, with the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool reportedly interested, but he would rather remain in Scotland.

“The money being spoken about and what you can earn in England is life-changing. It’s crazy, isn’t it? Absolutely crazy," he said.

“However, the money I am on, for someone at my age, is more than I ever thought I’d earn."

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PSG eye Juan Bernat

2018-08-25T11:37:10Z

PSG are interested in signing Bayern Munich defender Juan Bernat, per Sky Germany.

The Ligue 1 club want to strengthen their left-back position but only want to spend €15 million, leading them to the 25-year-old, who is seen as expendable by the Bundesliga giants.

Walters free to leave Burnley

2018-08-25T11:28:02Z

Jon Walters is free to leave Burnley on loan, per the Lancashire Telegraph.

The forward has made just six starts for the club since joining from Stoke City last summer, and Sean Dyche will allow the player to leave on a short-term deal if an offer is made before next week's deadline.

RB Leipzig launch €27.5 million Lookman bid

2018-08-25T11:03:38Z

RB Leipzig have offered €27.5m (£25m/$32m) for Everton's Ademola Lookman, according to the Mirror.

It is the fourth bid submitted by the German side, who are hoping to land the 20-year-old on a permanent deal after he spent half of last season on loan with them.

The Toffees are holding out for €31 million plus adds ons for youngster, who missed their last two Premier League fixtures. 

Guendouzi impact has suprised Arsenal

2018-08-25T10:40:48Z

Matteo Guendouzi's instant impact at Arsenal has "surprised" even manager Unai Emery.

The Spaniard suggested the Frenchman's first day was tough but has been impressed by the leaps and bounds he has made since.

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Mbappe or nothing for Real Madrid

2018-08-25T09:42:08Z

If Real Madrid cannot sign Kylian Mbappe this summer, they will not add to their squad, AS reports.

They claim PSG are under Financial Fair Play pressure from UEFA and could be forced to sell the attacker. 

However, the Spaniards are not confident and their market may be closed for now.

'Hazard to Real Madrid may never happen'

2018-08-25T09:21:14Z

Eden Hazard's father has admitted that his son may never move to Real Madrid.

Thierry Hazard noted, however, that if Zinedine Zidane was still in charge, it may have been a different story.

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Barca striker Alcacer heading for Dortmund

2018-08-25T08:53:36Z

Out of favour at Camp Nou, Paco Alcacer is heading to Borussia Dortmund on loan, according to Sport Bild.

BVB have been searching for additional reinforcements in attack, and appear to have found their man in the form of the Spain international.

A deal is expected to be completed before Sunday.

Eriksen contract talks hit the rocks

2018-08-25T08:31:21Z

Tottenham's attempts to talk Christian Eriksen into signing a new deal have so far failed, the Daily Mail reports.

The Dane has been courted by many of Europe's top clubs this summer, including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, and has only two years left on his deal.

Spurs have been in discussions with one of their star performers for six months but have been unable to make headway.

PSG keeper Trapp rejects loan moves

2018-08-25T07:44:43Z

Kevin Trapp has rejected the chance to move back to Germany on loan, RMC reports.

Behind Alphonse Areola and Gianluigi Buffon in the PSG pecking order, the prospects of the keeper getting much game time at Parc des Princes appear slim.

Nevertheless, he has turned down the opportunity to move to either Eintracht Frankfurt or Kaiserslautern.

Barcelona find Pogba alternative

2018-08-25T07:11:11Z

Kevin Kampl is the man seen by Barcelona as the one to fill their midfield void, according to Don Balon.

Barca have chased Manchester United' Paul Pogba all summer but will find it tough to sign him in the next week, while it looks complicated to sign either Ajax's Frenkie de Jong or PSG's Adrien Rabiot.

They have turned instead to the RB Leipzig midfielder, who is also capable of playing in more advanced areas. 

Barca still prefer their other alternatives, though.

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Arsenal still eyeing Celtic star

2018-08-25T06:47:17Z

Dembele heading to the Emirates?

Moussa Dembele remains a transfer target for Arsenal, according to La Provence.

The Celtic forward remains courted by many clubs around Europe, including Marseille, but the Gunners still hold an interest in the France U21 forward.

However, it appears he will remain at Celtic Park until at least January, allowing Arsenal to assess their options.

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Lyon reject Sevilla bids for Mariano

2018-08-25T06:23:15Z

Lyon have turned down tow offers from Sevilla for striker Mariano Diaz, according to L'Equipe.

The attacker has been linked with a potential switch to Real Madrid, but has clearly caught the eye elsewhere in Spain.

Sevilla are also interested in Maxwel Cornet, who is likelier to depart OL in the coming week.

Emery says Ramsey must focus on football

2018-08-25T02:42:30Z

Arsenal boss Unai Emery said Aaron Ramsey must only focus on training and playing football amid uncertainty over his future.

Ramsey is out of contract at the end of the season and the Wales star is yet to agree to a new deal at Arsenal, having been linked with Chelsea and Barcelona.

And Emery has called on Ramsey to forget about contract talks, saying it is something for the club and his representatives to work out.

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Sarri gives Abraham and Loftus-Cheek updates

2018-08-25T01:38:54Z

Maurizio Sarri claims that Tammy Abraham will remain at Chelsea, but admits that he has given Ruben Loftus-Cheek no promises over game time.

Aston Villa have made no secret of their desire to loan Abraham, but he has been reluctant to move to the Championship, while Chelsea rejected an audacious £25 million ($32m) bid from Tottenham on deadline day.

Meanwhile, Loftus-Cheek has returned to Chelsea after a successful season on loan at Crystal Palace, but was left out last week against Arsenal.

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Nine clubs want Vinicius Junior on loan

2018-08-24T22:39:49Z

The teenager was disappointed to learn he would spend time with Real Madrid's B team

Nine clubs are hoping to take advantage Vinicius Junior's disappointment over learning he will be part of Real Madrid's B team to get the teen on loan, according to AS.

Vinicius does not want to leave, but his representatives are not happy he has been told he will play with Castilla despite his strong pre-season with the first team.

Rayo Vallecano, Valladolid, Betis, Real Sociedad, Leganés, Girona, EspanyolLigue 1 side Nantes and Serie A club Udinese are all hoping to grab the youngster on a loan as a result

Valverde 'counting on' Rakitic

2018-08-24T22:32:15Z

Ivan Rakitic is one of Barcelona's best players and should not be allowed to leave, according to head coach Ernesto Valverde.

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly lining up a €90 million bid for the 30-year-old midfielder, who was a key part of the Croatia side that reached the World Cup final this summer.

But while the club would have options in midfield with the additions of Arthur and Arturo Vidal, Valverde is adamant Rakitic is too valuable an asset to be lost from his starting XI.

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RB Leipzig make fresh £25m offer for Lookman

2018-08-24T22:17:55Z

RB Leipzig have made a fresh £25 million ($32m) bid for Everton forward Ademola Lookman, reports the Mirror.

It is the Bundesliga club's fourth bid for Lookman, who spent the second half of last season on loan with Leipzig and impressed, though the Toffees are holding out for £28m.

And it appears his exit is nearing completion, as Lookman has been held out of the Everton squad for their match against Bournemouth this weekend.

Atletico not budging off Filipe Luis demands

2018-08-24T22:13:56Z

Atletico Madrid remain insistent on their demand of €30 million (£27m/$35m) for Filipe Luis if the defender wishes to join Paris Saint-Germain, reports AS.

The Brazil international wants to go, and while Atletico may be willing to accept a little under that number, the Ligue 1 champions have not come near it yet.

Atletico want to situation resolved soon, so they can either move forward with the defender or buy his replacement.