The Mercato closes its doors this Thursday evening at midnight: here is all the information minute by minute.
2:09 p.m.: Nantes sign of Ignatius Ganago. A transfer agreement has been reached with Lens. The centre-forward has signed a 4-year contract.
2:08 p.m.: Barça and Chelsea close Aubameyang. According to COPE padlock, the Blues will pay 12 M€ + the Spanish side Marcos Alonso.
12:26 p.m.: Idrissa Gueye would have signed at Everton, according to Fabrizio Romano. The PSG player will therefore leave Paris.
12:25 p.m.: Bamba Dieng in Lorient, according to Provence. Dry transfer with a high percentage of resale for OM.
12:20 p.m.: Duje Caleta-Car, according to RMC Sport, is between Southampton, West Ham and Aston Villa.
12:19 p.m.: Martin Braitwhaite will sign… at Espanyol Barcelona. He therefore remains in the same city but leaves Barça.
11:25 a.m.: Arthur Melo will join Liverpool. The Brazilian midfielder from Juventus will join Liverpool on loan.
11:24 a.m.: Manchester City have completed the signing of Manuel Akanji from Borussia Dortmund. The 27-year-old centre-back arrives on a five-year contract, which keeps him at the club until summer 2027
11 a.m.: Nice loan Kasper Dolberg to Sevilla. “Kasper Dolberg is on loan to Sevilla FC for the 2022-23 season. Arrived on the Côte d’Azur in the summer of 2019, Kasper Dolberg (24) is on loan with the option to buy at Sevilla FC this season, ”we can read in the press release.
09:50: For Milan Skriniar, PSG has returned to the charge in recent hours with a new offer. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Paris offered 50 million euros + 10 in bonuses, but the offer was refused on Wednesday morning. Other sources even mention the sum of 70 million euros, but Inter have not moved, still waiting for 80 million euros. According to the GDS, Inter Milan would therefore have definitively closed the door for Milan Skriniar. But we now know with PSG, as long as the transfer window is not closed, anything is possible…
09:47: According to information from The Athletic journalist David Ornstein on Thursday, Aubameyang will finally sign for Chelsea. The Blues offer 9 million euros and also send left-back Marcos Alonso to Barça. PEA will sign him to a 2-year contract, with an additional year optional depending on the number of his appearances.
09:42: The transfer window is over for Bernardo Silva. Targeted by PSG, which has made several offers, the Portuguese will finally stay at Manchester City. Barça also had a time thought of recruiting him. « I haven’t had any offers from Spain. Nobody came, I stay at Manchester City. I am happy. The decision is made,” said Bernardo Silva on Wednesday evening.
08:26: PSG should give up several days this Thursday: Kurzawa to Fulham, Draxler to Benfica, Icardi to Galatasaray, Diallo to Leipzig… all on loan.
08:24: Olympique de Marseille take over Schalke 04 midfielder Amine Harit on a new loan with an almost automatic purchase option.
08:00: Neymar towards a departure? According to the Daily Mail, the Brazilian was offered by PSG to Chelsea again in recent hours. Todd Boehly, the new owner of the club, would be rather open to this idea. PSG are ready to sell Neymar in the next few hours if the proposed sum is sufficient. But there is one important detail: Neymar himself. The player would not really want to leave, especially because of the presence of Lionel Messi at PSG. It may be hot this Thursday for the closing of the transfer window… However, Sky Sports for its part denied the information of an interest from Chelsea. “Christophe Galtier is very happy with Neymar”, assures the English media. It would take an insane offer to bend PSG, underlines Sky Sports.
07:00: Courted by PSG in particular, Seko Fofana will stay a little longer at RC Lens. The midfielder has extended his contract until June 2025.