The summer transfer window is closed for Europe’s top leagues. However, with an eye on January, there is a lot of gossip about who is moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest news about rumors, comings, goings and of course deals!
MAIN STORY: Asensio, Griezmann and Pulisic on Juventus’ wish list
Juventus have formed a three-man shortlist to bolster their attack in January. Gazetta dello Sport.
Bianconeri regularly linked with Chelsea Christian Pulisic and now two La Liga stars, Atlético Madrid. Antoine Griezmann and Real Madrid Marco Asensio – are on the wish list of a Serie A team.
Like Pulisic, Griezmann and Asensio have struggled at their respective clubs and are hoping to get regular playing time. Griezmann, 31, made one La Liga start for Atlético Madrid, while winger Asensio, 26, played just 48 minutes in all competitions.
Griezmann is at the center of a financial spat between Atlético and Barcelona and is on a two-year loan. Barca believe that since Griezmann played more than 45 minutes in 30 of the 37 games he was available last season, Atlético are now obligated to sign him for a fee of €40m. Meanwhile, Atlético claim Griezmann must play more than 45 minutes in 50% of the games he can choose to play over two seasons, not just one, for the clause to take effect.
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri wants to strengthen his team after Paulo Dybala as well as Dejan Kulusevski left at the beginning of this year, and Angel Di Maria contract expired in 2023, they have made progress in narrowing down potential options.
21:30 Moscow time: Midfielder Wolverhampton Wanderers Ruben Neves has become a priority for Barcelona as they look to sign a replacement for Sergio Busquets ahead of next season. Sport. The Portugal international’s contract ends in 2024 and Wolverhampton are realizing they may have to let him go instead of doing it for free a year later. blaugrana also showed interest in Martin Subimendibut Real Sociedad’s tough stance keeps them from making a move.
20:57 Moscow time: AC Milan open to central defender Matteo Gabbia and go Marko Lazetic out on loan in January, according to transfer market. The former could join Sampdoria after a loan deal came close to materializing in the summer, while the latter made an impression at Primavera Milan but needs to be persuaded to leave temporarily as he turned down offers in the summer.
20:24 Moscow time: While right back Danilo Taking a relaxed approach, Juventus are looking to extend the Brazilian international’s contract as soon as possible as it expires in 2024, reports transfer market. Bianconeri previously turned down an offer from Bayern Munich to sign the 31-year-old former Manchester City and may have to face the potential loss of him on a free transfer 18 months from now.
19:51 Moscow time: Negotiations between Borussia Dortmund and the striker Yussouf Mukoko stalled again, reports sports picture, with his current contract ending in the summer. The Bundesliga club is offering a long-term contract worth 4 million euros a year, but the German youth team’s agent is demanding up to 6 million euros in annual wages, asking the 17-year-old to get more playing time.
19:18 Moscow time: transfer market announces that the future of Bodo/Glimt is ahead Ola Solbakken still undecided with Napoli and Roma are both in open talks with him. The 24-year-old Norway international will be available as a free agent when his contract expires in December.
18:45 Moscow time: Over the summer, Napoli were linked with goalkeepers Kepa Arrizabalaga of Chelsea and Keylor Navas of Paris Saint-Germain. Sky Sport Italy reports that Alex Meret convinced the club that he deserved the number one shirt. The two-time Italian international’s contract was due to expire in the summer, but an agreement in principle was reached to extend it for another year with an option for 2024-2025.
18:12 Moscow time: Brest agreed to terminate the contract with the winger Yousef Belaly after the Algerian international made a request to sporting director Gregory Lorenzi.
“Youssef felt bad every day, especially away from his family,” Lorenzi said in Ligue 1 club announcement. “Therefore, it was difficult for him to continue this path. For the sake of his daily balance and the good of the group, we have agreed to end our partnership. Everything that has been said in recent days about the player remains confidential. questions that do not concern us or that do not need to be expanded. The most important thing today is the sporting situation at the Brestois stadium, and the institution remains above his personal business, like any other player.”
17:39 BST: Diogo Dalot wants to tie his future to Manchester United, despite interest from Barcelona and Juventus, reports Manchester Evening News. The 23-year-old Portuguese right-back has just one year left on his contract with the Red Devils, but United have an option to extend it for another year.
17.06 Moscow time: AS Monaco confirmed this Chilean international William Maripan extended his contract until 2025. The 28-year-old centre-back joined the Principality in 2019 and has since made 100 appearances for the Ligue 1 side.
16:33 Moscow time: Celtic signs midfielder Matt O’Reilly for a £1.5 million transfer fee from MK Dons in January and Scot reports that the Glasgow giants could demand 10 times more to sanction the departure of the 21-year-old Danish youth team. Newcastle United are reportedly still looking for a Fulham academy graduate, with Leicester City showing interest last summer.
16:00 Moscow time: Aston Villa won’t let go of goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez holiday in january Football insider.
Martinez, 30, is in the spotlight for Manchester United as they look for a replacement David De Gea.
However, Villa would not consider any offer under £45m given the Argentine only signed a new contract in January.
15:16 Moscow time: Can Liverpool land? Jude Bellingham?
14:28 Moscow time: PSV forward Cody Gakpo Manchester United, Southampton and Everton are on his trail ahead of the January transfer window, says FootballTransfers.
The 23-year-old Gakpo scored 10 goals in 13 games in all competitions and was closely linked to a move to United before they spent €95m signing. Anthony from Ajax.
PSV are reportedly wanting around €60m for Gakpo, with the Dutch team looking to impress at the 2022 World Cup in November.
13:52 BST: Paul Pogba He left Manchester United on a free transfer this summer to join Juventus and has spoken about the decision.
Pogba, 29, struggled late in his Manchester career, first leaving Old Trafford to join the Turin club for a nominal fee as a teenager in 2012 before returning for €105m in 2016.
“I like to think and say that it was my heart that made the choice. It might have been the right time to come back here,” he said. GQ Italy. “The last three years in Manchester, also plagued with injuries, didn’t go the way I wanted, it’s no secret. I thought if we add to this the fact that Juventus also arrived for two years during which they did not win a championship. Scudettoit was a good challenge for both of us.
“And maybe it was the right time to meet again and try to take back the place that belongs to us, me and Juventus. And, above all, to win again.”
Pogba has yet to make his debut for Juventus due to injury.
13.07 Moscow time: ICYMI – Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi said the sale of Barcelona’s assets in the summer to fund signings was “unfair” and suggested that UEFA investigate their legality.
Barcelona sold stakes in their domestic television rights and their own production company, Barca Studios, for over €700m, allowing them to spend over €150m on arrivals Robert Lewandowski, Liszt as well as Jules Kunde. Five more players arrived as free agents.
“Is it fair? No, it’s not fair… Is it legal? I’m not sure,” Al-Khelaifi said in an interview with Politico published on Wednesday. “If they let them, others will do the same. UEFA, of course, has its own [financial] regulations. I’m sure everyone will see it.”
Barça were forced to sell assets to comply with La Liga’s strict rules and register their new contracts with the Spanish league.
12.11 BST: Marko ArnautovicThe striker’s proposed move to Manchester United did not fall through due to fan protests, Bologna director Marco Di Vaio has said. said Corriere Dello Sport.
Arnautovic received a move offer from United over the summer, but the move did not sit well with the fans and a second offer for the 33-year-old was not made.
“We did a great job with Marco. We have always stressed how much we trust him,” Di Vaio told Il Corriere dello Sport. United dropped out of the race not because of the fans, but only because Arnautovic understood how important he was to the Bologna project. He behaved like a real champion, understanding what he means to Bologna as a city and a club.
“He is a landmark on and off the pitch. I was surprised by his participation. He helps young players. He has an “English” approach. He always gives his best.”
Arnautovic has had a great start to the Serie A season and is the league’s top scorer with six goals in seven games.
11:25 Moscow time: Calciomercato reports that Chelsea and Real Madrid have become serious competitors for signing Milan Skrinjar.
The 27-year-old Skrinjar’s contract ended at the end of the season and was closely linked to Paris Saint-Germain, who were unable to agree a transfer in the summer window.
Inter Milan don’t want the player to leave on a free transfer next summer, so they may be ready to strike a €20-25m deal.
This is of great importance in today’s transfer market and PSG may not be his target in January.
10:39 Moscow time: Fabrizio Romano reports that Chelsea have a chance to re-sign Tammy Abraham from AS Roma…