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Kalinic schedule for Roma medical on Monday

2019-08-31T22:00:48Z

Nikola Kalinic will undergo medical tests on Monday before completing a move to Roma from Atletico MadridSky Sport in Italy says.

The Serie A side will take the striker on loan with an option to buy at the end of the season.

Defour leaves Burnley

2019-08-31T21:41:39Z

Steven Defour has left Burnley and will return to Belgium, it has been confirmed.

The Belgian midfielder has struggled with fitness since January and has not been able to get back into the squad.

Chicharito signs three-year Sevilla deal

2019-08-31T21:20:03Z

Javier Hernandez is on the verge of a €10 million move to Sevilla, where he will sign a three-year contract.

The Mexico international was said to have submitted a transfer request to West Ham to force through a move and, according to Marcahe will be confirmed as a Sevilla player imminently.

Bakayoko returns to Monaco on loan with €42.5m option

2019-08-31T21:00:16Z

Tiemoue Bakayoko has completed a medical and re-signed for Monaco on loan with a €42.5m (£38m/$46m) option to buy.

The 25-year-old, who joined Chelsea in 2017, attempted to impress new manager Frank Lampard in pre-season but he failed to make the required impact to return to the Blues first team. 

Paris Saint-Germain and Galatasaray both tried to get him on loan, but he has opted to return to Monaco.

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Guerreiro to stay at BVB despite PSG interest

2019-08-31T20:38:06Z

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc is confident Raphael Guerreiro will stay at the club this summer.

The 25-year-old has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain and has one year left on his contract at Dortmund.

But Dortmund are demanding around €30 million for him and Zorc believes he will remain in Germany.

"We are currently in talks and I would like him to stay with us," he told Sky Sport in Germany. "I assume that he stays with us."

Paredes to leave PSG for Betis

2019-08-31T20:16:43Z

Paris Saint-Germain and Real Betis are in talks over a move for midfielder Leandro Paredes, RMC Sport reports.

The midfielder joined PSG in January for €47 million but has not broken into the first-team. PSG are ready to let him leave and he looks set to join Betis on loan, though the Spanish side will have an option to buy.

Borussia Dortmund close in on Liverpool teen

2019-08-31T19:55:28Z

Bundesliga side to offer Bobby Duncan way out of Anfield

Liverpool look set to lose 18-year-old Bobby Duncan to Borussia Dortmund, according to 90min.

The 18-year-old has been in a dispute with the club after his loan move to Fiorentina fell through, with his agent claiming the Reds have bullied him.

And Bundesliga giants Dortmund look set to offer him a way out of Anfield with an offer.

Juventus rule out Dybala sale

2019-08-31T19:37:55Z

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici says Paulo Dybala will not be leaving the club before Monday’s transfer deadline.

The Argentine has been linked with a move away all summer, with Paris Saint-Germain said to be courting him in the final days of the transfer window.

But Paratici has dismissed any notion of the club selling the attacker in this transfer window.

Read what Paratici said on Goal!

Luckassen leaves PSV for Anderlecht

2019-08-31T19:19:28Z

PSV have loaned defender Derrick Luckassen to Anderlecht for the rest of the season, it has been confirmed.

The 24-year-old joined the Eindhoven side two years ago from AZ and was sent on loan to Hertha Berlin a year later, but he played just four games because of injury.

Luckassen is fit once again but is not part of coach Mark van Bommel's plans, so a season in Belgium may help get him back on track.

Leipzig close to Schick deal

2019-08-31T19:00:19Z

RB Leipzig are set to sign Roma striker Patrik Schick on a two-year loan, according to Gianluca Di Marzo.

Roma are willing to let the Czech Republic international leave as they are hopeful of bringing in another forward before the transfer deadline.

Atletico Madrid striker Nikola Kalinic has been heavily linked with a move to the Italian capital.

Llorente arrives in Italy ahead of Napoli move

2019-08-31T18:45:15Z

Fernando Llorente has arrived in Italy ahead of a medical with Napoli, with the striker set to sign a two-year deal with Carlo Ancelotti's side. 

Llorente is a free agent after leaving Tottenham at the end of last season and the Spaniard has reportedly been the subject of interest from several clubs, including Manchester United and Fiorentina.

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Palace chairman promises to let Zaha leave

2019-08-31T18:00:36Z

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says he will not prevent Wilfried Zaha from joining a top club in the next transfer window.

The 26-year-old forward was the subject of a £70 million ($85m) bid from Everton in the close-season and he submitted a transfer request to Palace in an attempt to force a move to Goodison Park.

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Hill appointed Bolton boss

2019-08-31T17:40:10Z

Bolton have appointed former Rochdale boss Keith Hill as their new manager.

The League One outfit were saved from liquidation earlier this week following a takeover of the club by Football Ventures (Whites) Limited.

Bruno Fernandes is going to Real Madrid for €70m, says Fiorentina director

2019-08-31T17:20:43Z

Fiorentina's sporting director Daniele Prade has claimed that Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes is on his way to Real Madrid.

Prade made the surprise claim during a press conference announcing the signing of Brazilian left-back Dalbert from Inter.

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Neymar willing to pay €20m of his own money towards his transfer fee

2019-08-31T17:02:46Z

The Brazil forward is determined to leave PSG.

Neymar is so desperate to leave Paris Saint-Germain he's willing to stump up part of his transfer fee himself, according to L'Equipe.

Barcelona have offered €130 million (£117m/$143m) plus Ivan Rakitic, Jean-Clair Todibo and Ousmane Dembele, with the latter on a loan deal.

Neymar has offered to pay part of his fee, but Dembele is refusing to move, putting the deal in doubt.

Celtic's Ralston a target for St. Johnstone

2019-08-31T17:00:41Z

Anthony Ralston is set to swap Celtic for St. Johnstone on loan.

The Evening Times says the summer arrivals of Moritz Bauer and Hatem Abd Elhamed will limit the right-back's playing time under Neil Lennon.

First choice St. Johnstone right-back Richard Foster was moved on after falling out with manager Tommy Wright, who is keen on Ralston, says the report.

 

Solskjaer confirms Pogba to stay at Old Trafford

2019-08-31T16:40:45Z

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that midfielder Paul Pogba will stay with the club.

The France international has been linked with a move away, and has been heavily criticised for his part in an uneven start to the season for the Red Devils.

"He'll be playing for us," Solskjaer said after his team drew 1-1 with Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.

Read what else the United boss had to say on Goal!

Gomez swaps Dallas for Porto

2019-08-31T16:20:39Z

American teenager Johan Gomez has moved from the FC Dallas academy to Porto.

The 18-year-old forward had been playing for Dallas's development team in the USL, but has made the swich to the Portuguese giants.

Gomez said he was "delighted" with the move on Instagram.

 

 
 
 
 

Personal terms stand in the way of Wanyama transfer

2019-08-31T16:00:33Z

Victor Wanyama is close to a move from Tottenham to Club Bruges, but his wages may prove a sticking point.

African Football say a deal has been agreed between the clubs, but Wanyam will have to agree to a pay cut to get the deal over the line.

The Kenya international is surplus to requirements in North London and will be allowed to leave for around €10m (£9m/$11m).

Taylor close to Celtic transfer

2019-08-31T15:40:18Z

Kilmarnock defender Greg Taylor is nearing a transfer to Celtic, according to the Daily Record.

The left-back will move to Parkhead to provide competition for Boli Bolingoli after the departure of Kieran Tierney, who moved to Arsenal this summer.

Taylor, currently unavailable through injury, will make the move to the champions of Scotland in the next 24 hours, says the paper.

Darmian signs Parma contract

2019-08-31T15:20:57Z

Matteo Darmian has been seen signing a contract at Parma, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.

The full-back will leave Manchester United to move back to his native Italy in a fee the report claims is worth €1.5 million.

The 29-year-old Darmian has made 60 appearances for United since joining from Torino in 2015.

Icardi suing Inter for discrimination

2019-08-31T15:00:25Z

Mauro Icardi is suing Inter for discrimination, claiming around €1.5 million (£1.3m/$1.6m) in damages and to be allowed back into the first-team fold, according to ESPN.

Inter have been actively looking to sell the Argentine striker this summer and he has been forced to train away from the first-team squad.

However, Icardi feels the club have been "clearly discriminatory" towards him and is ready to take legal action in order to be allowed back into first-team training sessions and claim damages amounting to 20 percent of his salary.

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Monaco close to Augustin deal

2019-08-31T14:40:26Z

Monaco are closing in on the signing of RB Leipzig striker Jean-Kevin Augustin, reports Le10Sport.

The Ligue 1 side have turned their attentions to Augustin after failing in their attempts to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter.

Besiktas were keen on signing Augustin but Monaco have moved ahead of them in recent days.

Pochettino sets Saturday deadline for potential Eriksen move

2019-08-31T14:20:27Z

Christian Eriksen's Tottenham future will be settled one way or another on Saturday, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The influential playmaker, who is out of contract at the end of the season, has been linked to La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid after saying in June he was open to a new challenge.

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Sampdoria close in on Trincao deal

2019-08-31T14:00:30Z

Sampdoria are close to completing a deal to sign 19-year-old Braga striker Francisco Trincao, according to Calciomercato.

The Serie A club are believed to have agreed an initial loan deal with the option to make the move permanent for around €12 million (£10.8m/$13.2m).

Trincao, who has often drawn comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo, came close to a move to Juventus in January but the two clubs could not agree a deal.

Zidane open to 'one or two bombs' ahead of deadline day

2019-08-31T13:40:11Z

Zinedine Zidane has hinted that Real Madrid could make some major moves in the transfer market before Monday’s European transfer deadline.

Los Blancos have already spent in excess of £270 million ($303m) this window but Zidane has been keen to bolster his squad still further before Monday’s deadline, particularly in midfield.

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Bruno Fernandes reveals Sporting blocked Tottenham move

2019-08-31T13:00:25Z

Bruno Fernandes has revealed that he had agreed to join Tottenham during the summer transfer window, but that Sporting blocked the move. 

The 24-year-old midfielder claims he had agreed a deal with Spurs, but they were not willing to meet the €70 million (£64m/$77m) price tag put on him by the Portuguese club. 

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Neymar deal hinges on Dembele move

2019-08-31T12:45:03Z

Barca still hopeful a deal can be done

Barcelona are edging closer to re-signing Neymar before Monday's transfer deadline, but they still need to convince Ousmane Dembele to leave for Paris Saint-Germain to push the deal through. 

The forward has been adamant that he wants to stay at Camp Nou rather than join the likes of Ivan Rakitic and Jean-Clair Todibo as makeweights for the Brazilian.

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Pogba dropped from Man Utd calendar

2019-08-31T12:30:43Z

Manchester United bosses have revealed they removed Paul Pogba from their official calendar as they believed he would leave the club in the summer, according to The Sun

The Red Devil’s star will not feature in the clubs annual calendar this year after strong speculation that the midfielder would be leaving Old Trafford. 

The World Cup winner remains at United for the time being with interest from Real Madrid fading. 



 

Besiktas sign Elneny

2019-08-31T12:10:43Z

Besiktas have signed Egypt international midfielder Mohamed Elneny on a season-long loan from Arsenal.

The 27-year-old has made 89 appearances for the Gunners in all competitions since joining from Swiss side FC Basel in the summer of 2016.

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West Ham striker hands in transfer request

2019-08-31T11:45:24Z

West Ham's J​avier Hernandez has handed in a transfer request as he closes in on a move to Sevilla, according to the Daily Mail. 

The 31-year old was reportedly in Spain on Friday as he edges closer on a move to the La Liga side. 

The estimated fee for the Mexican is around £7 million ($8.5m) but West Ham are said to be holding out for nearer £8 million, with the striker still having 12 months left on his contract.  

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PSG youngster signs for Nice

2019-08-31T11:20:14Z

PSG have confirmed the departure of Stanley Nsoki to Nice in a permanent transfer. 

The deal is said to be worth €12.5 million (£11m/$14m).

Nsoki was previously seen as one of the Paris sides most exciting youngsters but has struggled to break through into their first team.

Verona secure Inter teenager on loan

2019-08-31T10:50:05Z

Hellas Verona have completed the signing of Eddie Salcedo on a season-long loan from Inter

The 17-year-old secured a move to Inter in the summer for a fee of €9 million (£8m/$9m) and will look to secure more game time at the newly promoted side. 

Salcedo has been capped for Italy at under-19 level with four goals and 12 appearances. 

Nice secure Ounas on loan

2019-08-31T10:30:19Z

Napoli have announced the transfer of Adam Ounas to Nice on a temporary loan deal, with the option to buy. 

The Algerian midfielder has finalised a move to the French side after playing 18 times for Napoli last season. 

Earlier this summer, the 22-year-old was part of the Algeria team that won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Stoke defender departs for Belgium

2019-08-31T10:10:21Z

Stoke City have announced centre back Kevin Wimmer has signed a season-long loan deal with Belgian side ​Royal Excel Mouscron.

The Australian born defender spent last season on loan at Hannover who were relegated from Germany’s top flight.  

Wimmer joined The Potters from Tottenham for a fee of £15 million (€17/$20m) in 2017 but has failed to impress.

AC Milan target Real Madrid midfielder

2019-08-31T09:50:02Z

AC Milan have set their sights on Real Madrid striker Brahim Diaz, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

The interest from Milan comes after negotiations for Atletico Madrid Striker Angel Correa broke down following a €45 million (£41m/$50m) price tag put on the player. 

Diaz's flexibility previously secured him a move to Real Madrid from Manchester City and the young talent could be a perfect fit for Milan.

 

Kalinic set for Roma loan move

2019-08-31T09:30:35Z

Atletico Madrid striker Nikola Kalinic looks set to be heading to Roma according to Corriere Dello Sport.

The Croat looks is likely complete his move when Roma’s Patrik Schick finalises his transfer to RB Leipzig

The loan deal brings the 31-year-old back to Italy after having previous spells with both AC Milan and Fiorentina.

Torino sign Laxalt

2019-08-31T09:10:37Z

Torino have confirmed the loan signing of Diego Laxalt from AC Milan.

The Turin club will have the option to buy the wing back at the end of the loan deal for a fee of €12 million (£11 million/ $13 million). 

The Uruguayan had been linked with moves to Atalanta and Sassuolo over the last few days but opted to commit to Torino.

Imbula heads out on loan

2019-08-31T08:50:24Z

Lecce have announced the signing of Giannelli Imbula from Stoke City on a season-long loan deal. 

The defensive midfielder currently stands as Stoke’s record signing but has fallen out of favour with boss Nathan Jones.

The 26-year-old had been training with the English club's under-23 side before completing the move.

Wolves striker departs

2019-08-31T07:30:42Z

Wolves striker Leo ​Bonatini has secured a move to Portugeuse side ​Vitoria Setubal on a season-long loan, reports Birmingham Live. 

The 25-year-old leaves Molineux after returning from an unsuccessful loan spell at Nottingham Forest.

The Brazilian will hope to rekindle his goalscoring form after Setubal have failed to score in their opening three league fixtures. 

Man City target Norwegian superstar

2019-08-31T07:10:05Z

Manchester City are set to swoop for Norwegian wonderkid Hakon Evjen when the transfer window reopens in January, reports the Daily Mail. 

The 19-year-old has drawn up a host of interest this summer with rivals Manchester United also looking to target the Bodo/Glimt winger. 

The Norway under-20 international has impressed so far this season with nine goals and four assists in 18 games and has further interest from sides in Germany and Italy.

 

West Brom winger departs on loan

2019-08-31T06:39:09Z

West Brom have announced winger Oliver Burke has joined Spanish side Alaves until the end of the season. 

The 22-year-old will join up with the Spanish side as he aims to secure more first-team football after failing to land a place in The Baggies plans so far this season. 

Manager Slaven Bilić said: “He needs minutes. What I told him is that I expect him to go and play week-in, week-out and then come back and play here.” 

Celtic secure Southampton winger loan deal

2019-08-31T06:17:06Z

Celtic have completed the season-long loan deal for Southampton winger ​Mohamed Elyounoussi, reports the Daily Mail.

The Norwegian international joins the Scottish champions in the hope of securing more game time after falling out of favour at St.Mary's under boss Ralph Hasenhuttl. 

The 25-year-old said: "Celtic has a great history of winning titles with a lot of fans behind them so I'm proud to be a part of the club. I can't wait to get started and pull on the jersey for the first time."

Milan chasing Man Utd target Everton

2019-08-31T04:17:28Z

Milan are trying to secure a deal for reported Manchester United target Everton but are having trouble closing a deal reports Gianlucadimarzio.com.

Gremio have demanded €35 million (£31.7m/$38.5m) plus add ons with Milan denying an offer of €30m had been rejected. 

Milan are also looking at Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa, but no deal has been reached for the attacker. 

Pochettino: I've had plenty of offers to leave Spurs!

2019-08-31T03:23:44Z

Mauricio Pochettino claims to have turned down multiple job offers since taking over Tottenham, though he does not believe it is anything special for managers to receive interest.

Pochettino’s future at Spurs has come into question multiple times in the last few seasons, as success with the London club has reportedly put him on the radar of the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United.

However, Pochettino did tell reporters he has received offers over the years to depart the club, but believes it is not something uncommon between himself and his peers at the top of the Premier League.

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Fred will stay at Man Utd - Solskjaer

2019-08-31T02:24:27Z

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed midfielder Fred is set stay at the Premier League club and play a role this season.

Fred has been linked with a move to Serie A outfit Fiorentina just a year after joining United from Shakhtar Donetsk for a fee around £52.5 million ($70m).

However, despite having not yet made an appearance in the league this season, Solskjaer said the Brazil international was a key part of his squad, insisting Fred would get his chance as the season went on as the club deals with fixture pile-up.

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PSG doubt they can agree Neymar deal

2019-08-31T01:23:05Z

Paris Saint-Germain doubt they will receive an acceptable offer from Barcelonafor Neymar ahead of Monday's transfer deadline, according to the French club’s sporting director Leonardo.

The Brazilian has been at the heart of a summer-long transfer saga with Barcelona and Real Madrid both reportedly keen on bringing him back to Spainjust two years after his his world-record €222 million (£201m/$254m) transfer from Camp Nou.

Speaking after the club’s 2-0 win against Metz on Friday, Leonardo reiterated PSG’s willingness to let Neymar leave, but stressed that it was up to Barcelona to come up with an acceptable offer before the deadline.

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Tuchel confirms Areola transfer talks

2019-08-30T23:47:56Z

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed the club are in talks over the transfer of goalkeeper Alphonse Areola after he was left out of the starting line-up for Friday’s match against Metz.

The 26-year-old was only named on the bench for the Ligue 1 encounter at the Stade Saint-Symphorien with 19-year-old Marcin Bulka, who joined the club from Chelsea this summer, making his debut for the club instead.

That sparked speculation about Areola’s future at the French champions amid reports Real Madrid are in talks over a deal for the France international.

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Man City targeting Norwegian starlet

2019-08-30T22:33:38Z

Manchester City are preparing to make a January move for 19-year-old Hakon Evjen, reports the Daily Mail.

The Bodo/Glimt midfielder has netted nine times in 18 games and added four assists this season, drawing the eye of multiple teams across Europe.

Manchester United are also in on Evjen, as are Anderlecht, AZ and multiple German and Italian clubs.

Barca will not make another Neymar offer

2019-08-30T22:21:42Z

PSG star's return to Camp Nou in jeopardy?

Barcelona will not make another offer for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, according to ESPN

PSG made a demand of €130 million (£118m/$143m), plus Ivan Rakitic, Jean-Clair Todibo and Ousmane Dembele on loan, which was rejected by the Liga champions.

While Barca are not ending hope of a Neymar deal, they are unwilling to make any further offers themselves with just days remaining before the transfer deadline.

Navas to join PSG on Monday

2019-08-30T22:07:11Z

Goalkeeper to move in cash-plus-player deal

Keylor Navas will join Paris Saint-Germain on Monday in a cash-plus-player deal, reports Marca.

PSG will pay Real Madrid €15 million (£13.6m/$16.5m) for the Costa Rica international, and will allow goalkeeper Alphonse Areola to join the Liga club on a one-year loan.

The deal will be announced Monday as it made sense for both clubs to have their current players on hand in case of emergency for their games this week. 

Man Utd wanted striker depth

2019-08-30T22:03:59Z

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that his Manchester United forward line is missing a predatory finisher following the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez to Inter.

Both Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku have joined Inter, leaving United short on striker depth, with just Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood as centre-forward options.

And Solskjaer said on Friday that he would ideally have been able to bring in a new striking option during the summer transfer window, but the club were unable to get the target they had identified.

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Marotta hopeful of Icardi sale

2019-08-30T22:01:33Z

Mauro Icardi is not part of the first-team plans at Inter and the Serie A club remain hopeful of selling their former captain before Monday's transfer deadline, according to CEO Giuseppe Marotta.

The Argentina striker missed a large chunk of last season and was stripped of the captaincy due to a contract dispute, with his current deal having two seasons left to run.

Although Icardi's wife and agent Wanda Nara had suggested the forward could be staying, it appears there is no way back for him at the club following the arrivals of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez, with Marotta confident a deal will be found by the transfer deadline.

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