Transfer Market The latest news and rumours
14:25. Marcelo Bielsa is set to sign a one-year contract extension at Leeds United worth almost nine million euros, according to The Sun.
13:40. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has not yet been offered a contract extension by Arsenal, say The Sun. However, they make clear that the Gunners are working tirelessly to prevent the 31-year-old from leaving.
13:20. Granada want to find a No.9 to compete with Roberto Soldado and are considering a move for Borja Baston, who is a free agent after his contract at Aston Villa expired. Don’t forget that next season, Granada will be playing in three competitions – LaLiga Santander, the Copa del Rey and the Europa League.
12:57. Mauricio Lemos will depart Las Palmas and join Fenerbahce for around two million euros, and that gap in defence will be filled by Godoy Cruz’s Tomas Cardona.
12:36. Chelsea have completed the signing of Xavier Mbuyamba on a free from Barcelona. The 18-year-old has penned a three-year deal and will play for the club’s development side until Frank Lampard believes he is ready to make the step up. In England, they are already comparing him to Virgil van Dijk.
12:15. Inter are focused on first trying to win the Europa League final against Sevilla and then trying to tempt Lionel Messi to the club, say La Gazzetta dello Sport. Read more here.
12:00. Ronald Koeman has asked Barcelona to sign Lyon forward Memphis Depay, according to RAC1. The Dutchman has a contract with the French club until 2021.
11:40. Leandro Chichizola is expected to terminate his contract at Getafe, despite having one year left, and join Real Valladolid, according to El Norte de Castilla.
11:20. Alfred Schreuder and Henrik Larsson have been appointed as part of Ronald Koeman’s backroom staff at Barcelona, with both signing contracts until June 30, 2022. Larsson and Koeman played together at Feyenoord between 1995 and 1997, while both also played for Barcelona at different stages in their career. Schreuder, meanwhile, worked with Frenkie de Jong at Ajax in the 2018/19 season.
11:00. West Ham United are determined to part ways with Jack Wilshere and, if they don’t receive any offers for him, they would be willing to terminate his contract, according to The Times. The former Arsenal midfielder is currently earning around 110,000 euros per week.
10:40. Gabriel Paulista has turned down Valencia’s first offer of a contract extension. But, as MARCA report, that does not mean that he wants to leave: his intention is to stay at Mestalla.
10:20. Karim Benzema was seen training with a Juventus football, which caught the attention of the Italian press. Was the Real Madrid striker sending a wink to the Bianconeri or was it purely coincidence?
9:59. Juventus want to get rid of Gonzalo Higuain, but the Argentine will only end his contract at the club if the offer satisfies him, say La Gazzetta dello Sport.
9:35. Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara is set to join Lazio for 12 million euros, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. This will be the Brazilian’s second spell in Italy after playing for Inter on loan in 2018.
9:15. Willian has only just signed for Arsenal, yet he is already trying his best to persuade Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay. “This is a guy who scores 25-30 goals a season and we have to keep a player like that,” the Brazilian told The Sun.
8:52. Andrea Pirlo wants to bring Edin Dzeko to Juventus, La Gazzetta dello Sport report, and that would be the key in unlocking Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik’s move to Roma.
8:20. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s contract renewal at AC Milan could be signed this weekend, say La Gazzetta dello Sport. The Rossoneri are willing to pay the 38-year-old a five million euro a year salary, while the player himself wants seven million euros per year. They could meet in the middle.
8:00. Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United are interested in signing Valencia forward Rodrigo Moreno, according to The Daily Mail and subsequently confirmed by MARCA.