Transfer Market The latest transfer market updates
22:30. Manchester City have decided to offer Eric Garcia a contract renewal, following speculation linking him with former club Barcelona, say The Daily Mail. The centre-back’s current deal runs until June 2021.
21:30. Borja Valero’s agent, Alejandro Camano, has discussed the Spaniard’s future on Radio Kiss Kiss. “At Inter, he has found a house, as he had done before in Florence, where he was very good,” Camano said. “He wants to end his career in Italy, he’s never thought about playing in Spain again. Inter have always behaved well with him.”
21:00. Gremio president Romildo Bolzan has spoken to Cadena SER Catalunya about Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo, who used to play for Gremio. “He participates perfectly in the game and can completely dominate the match,” Bolzan said. “He has the capacity to score goals. For me, he is a great player. It surprises me that there’s talk about his future and that Barcelona are willing to let him go.”
20:00. Real Madrid are increasing their interest in signing Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, according to RMC Sport. The French club would want at least 75 million euros.
19:30. Now everything indicates that Ezequiel Garay will not renew his contract at Valencia, Los Che have a lot of interest in Cologne centre-back Jorge Mere, who could join on loan.
19:00. Timo Werner has agreed to join Chelsea, say Bild. Liverpool’s interest in the RB Leipzig striker has cooled in recent months. Chelsea will not pay more than 60 million euros in transfer fees, while Werner will earn 10 million euros a season.
18:00. Progress has been made in the negotiations between Boca Juniors and Carlos Tevez, according to TyC Sports. The agreement would be for 12 months, with an extension for six months if Boca are still in the Copa Libertadores
17:30. Ariedo Braida, former consultant to the board of directors at Barcelona, has discussed the Blaugrana’s interest in Inter forward Lautaro Martinez on Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli. “He is very much appreciated at Barcelona and they are waiting for a player of this type, but the economic situation is not prosperous at the moment,” he said.
17:00. According to Bild, Schalke are already looking for a new coach and they could be keen on their former player Raul.
16:30. With Mario Balotelli still absent from training, Brescia could unilaterally rescind his contract.
16:00. According to the Daily Star, Brighton expect to miss out on M’Baye Niang now that Marseille are keen on him. The forward is currently at Rennes.
15:30. Everton have reportedly offered left-back Leighton Baines a new contract.
15:00. Jan Vertonghen is not keen to play for Tottenham beyond June 30, even if the season is extended beyond that date. That’s according to the British press.
14:45. Pedro could be about to make a return to LaLiga. It’s being reported by Onda Cero that Pedro is on Valencia’s agenda.
14:20. Reports in Italy, from Sky, claim that Liverpool would be keen to sign Ousmane Dembele on loan with a purchase option. This is said to be in response to reports that Sadio Mane could be on the move.
13:48. Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett has said that he doesn’t expect his client to return to the Premier League, saying that he is happy where he is in Madrid.
13:22. Southampton have announced the renewal of Shane Long’s contract. He has signed a two-year extension.
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13:05. Robin Le Normand has signed a new deal with Real Sociedad, committing to the club until 2024.
11:56. Ralph Hasenhuttl has told Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg that he’ll lose the Southampton captaincy if he doesn’t renew his contract. He is being linked with Tottenham and Everton.
10:58. Ousmane Dembele’s agent Moussa Sissoko has said that he doesn’t expect the forward to leave Barcelona this summer.
10:30 According to Calciomercato, Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has a plan to move the midfielder out of Manchester United this summer. He is said to have been in touch with Juventus and with Zinedine Zidane, according to 10Sports. PSG are also believed to be an alternative option.
09:49. Willy Sagnol has spoken about Kylian Mbappe’s future and has said he believes Liverpool have an advantage over Real Madrid in the race to sign the young Frenchman.
09:24. Luca Zidane will finish his Real Madrid contract this summer and his desire is to go to Ligue 1. Montpellier could be the French landing spot he is looking for.
08:50. According to the Daily Mail, Barcelona have a Plan B in case they fail to land Lautaro Martinez. This would be to go after Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Lautaro remains the Catalan club’s priority, but Inter’s price tag may prove too much for them.
08:30. Barcelona really need to sell in order to balance the books. More details here.
08:20. Europe’s top clubs are paying attention to AC Milan’s Ismael Bennacer, with PSG showing the most interest so far. Yet Manchester City have also made moves and RMC Sport are reporting that Pep Guardiola has been in touch with the player to explain the English side’s interest.
08:00. Hello and good morning. Welcome along to this Thursday’s transfer live blog, where we’ll have the latest on the developments in the market.