Real Madrid & Barcelona January transfer news LIVE: Madrid make huge offer for De Gea

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Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Blancos and Blaugrana as the January transfer window heats up

Madrid make huge offer for De Gea


Real Madrid are redoubling their efforts to sign David de Gea with an offer of two players and a cash payment, claims Don Balon.

The goalkeeper has long been a target at the Bernabeu, but Manchester United are reluctant to sell one of their key players. 

A bid that includes a juicy fee as well as Keylor Navas and Mateo Kovacic, however, might just turn heads at Old Trafford.


Barca wanted new Bayern star Goretzka


Leon Goretzka

Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge claimed that Barcelona tried to hijack their deal for Schalke youngster Leon Goretzka.

"If we had not signed Leon, he would have very likely signed for Barcelona," he said. "In general, that cannot be [good] on behalf of German football."

Read the full story on Goal.


Neymar to Real rests on one condition


Neymar, Santiago Bernabeu

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to let Neymar join Real Madrid this summer if he helps the club to Champions League success, Goal understands.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has promised the Brazil international that he will be granted permission to return to Spain if European glory is delivered in the French capital.

Read the full story on Goal, with it possible that Neymar could soon be involved in another big-money deal.


Bale rejects Bayern, only wants Premier League move


Gareth Bale Real Madrid

Gareth Bale has rejected an offer to join Bayern Munich, and has insisted that he will only leave Real Madrid for a Premier League club, according to Diario Gol .

The Bavarian club made a bid worth €100 million for the Wales international, but he would rather return to England, with former club Tottenham his preferred destination.

Florentino Perez may, thus, include Bale in any deal for striker Harry Kane this summer.


Barcelona sign MLS teenager


Ballou Jean Yves Tabla Montreal Impact

Barcelona have secured the signing of 18-year-old attacker Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla from Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer. 

Ballou will join Barcelona B, and has a €25 million release clause that will be bumped up to €75m should he sign an extension with the club. 

Read the full story on Goal.


Morata pushes Chelsea to sign Isco, Asensio


Isco Real Madrid

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata wants the club to sign Isco and Marco Asensio from Real Madrid, a report from Diario Gol claims.

Antonio Conte is keen to reinforce his squad and Morata has spoken with two of his former team-mates over a potential move.

Isco renewed his contract mere months ago, and Morata is aware that he is unlikely to change clubs, though he believes Asensio would be open to a move, as his playing time has been limited this season.


Brandt to snub Liverpool & Barca


HD Julian Brandt

Julian Brandt is ready to snub interest from Liverpool and Barcelona in favour of remaining at Bayer Leverkusen, claims his agent.

The highly-rated 21-year-old has drawn admiring glances from across Europe, with Bayern Munich another of those to have been linked with a big-money approach for his services.

See what Brandt's father and representative, Jurgen, has had to say on mounting transfer talk here.


Hebei confirm Mascherano price


Javier Mascherano Barcelona

Hebei China Fortune have confirmed that they only paid €5.55 million for Javier Mascherano, refuting reports in Spain that the Barcelona veteran cost them €10 million.

As Goal revealed earlier this month, Manuel Pellegrini's side are reluctant to pay more than €5.77 million, which would trigger a 100 per cent levy on the payment for the transfer. 

See what the CSL side had to say right here on Goal.


Martinez reveals Real Madrid contact


River Racing Torneo Primera Division 18062017

Racing Club wonderkid Lautaro Martinez has revealed that he has received an offer from Real Madrid.

"I found out this morning about Real Madrid's offer, I couldn't believe it. There is still nothing concrete yet, though," the striker, who was close to signing with Atletico this January explained. 

Martinez, however, also underlined his commitment to representing Racing in this year's Copa Libertadores, which could last until December depending on how far the club progress in the competition.

Read the full story here!


Zidane: My job is on the line against PSG


Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid Leganes

Zinedine Zidane accepted his fate will be decided by February's Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain after Real Madrid were dumped out of the Copa del Rey by Leganes.

Leganes are the first team in Copa history to knock out Madrid at the Bernabeu after losing at home in the first leg and with the champions 19 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona, their chances of adding any domestic silverware to their Supercopa de Espana title look to be over.

You can read Zidane's full comments right here on Goal!


Ballou already in Barcelona


Ballou Jean Yves Tabla Montreal Impact

Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla is already in Barcelona as the Spanish giants close in on his signature, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The 18-year-old Ivorian-Canadian is expected to sign with Barca B this winter, with the club's second unit fighting relegation in the Spanish Segunda Division.


Arthur Melo agrees Barcelona move


Arthur Melo Gremio

Gremio midfielder Arthur Melo has agreed to join Barcelona ahead of a clutch of other leading European clubs, claims Mundo Deportivo.

Barcelona have persuaded the 21-year-old to reject reported interest from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid in order to move to Camp Nou.

The Catalan club must now agree a deal with Gremio, who have previously insisted that Arthur will not leave the club for less than his €50 million release clause.

However, Barca hope to agree a deal for around €25m and would be prepared to allow Arthur to spend another year on loan at Gremio as part of the package.


Mascherano to join Hebei


Javier Mascherano Barcelona

Javier Mascherano will join Hebei China Fortune from Barcelona on Friday, the La Liga club have confirmed.

Mascherano has won four La Liga trophies, four Copa del Rey trophies and two Champions League titles, as well as the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup twice.

However, the 33-year-old has struggled for game time this season, making just seven La Liga appearances in 2017-18, and will complete his move to China on 26 January.

Read the full story here!


Roma move for Barca's Vidal


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Roma are the latest club to show interest in Barcelona's Aleix Vidal, reports Mundo Deportivo.

The full-back has been lined up as a possible reinforcement for the Italian side's defence, after Sevilla cooled their interest.


Liverpool not in Luan talks


Luan Gremio Copa Libertadores

Liverpool are not in talks to sign Gremio striker Luan, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Reports had suggested that, following the sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, Liverpool had opened discussions to bring in another Brazilian, with Luan having an €18 million release clause in his contract.

However, there are reportedly no talks taking place to sign the South American Footballer of the Year, who has also been a target for Arsenal and Barcelona.


Pique set to sign new Barca deal


Gerard Pique Barcelona

Gerard Pique will sign a new Barcelona contract next Monday, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The defender is set to extend his stay at Camp Nou until 2022, when he will be 35, with a new release clause of €500 million.

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