Gerson signed his contract with OM
Gerson signed his contract with OM
As announced Friday by RMC Sport, it is complete for the transfer of Gerson to OM. The promising Brazilian midfielder (24 years old) is therefore an Olympian! It will arrive this summer from Flamengo. (MBo)
Buendia at Aston Villa, it’s heating up
A great architect of Norwhich’s rise to the Premier League and courted by Arsenal, Emiliano Buendia should soon join Aston Villa. The English press agrees that the transfer of the Argentine is now only a matter of time. According to information from Telegraph, the Villans have a contractual agreement with the player who would have had his medical examination in Argentina on Saturday. His transfer is expected to exceed the 30 million euros mark. He would then become Aston Villa’s most expensive rookie.
It’s over for Gerson at OM
On Friday, RMC Sport announced that the transfer of Brazilian midfielder Gerson (24) to OM was almost tied up and that the Marseille club was negotiating the final details with Flamengo. This file is now closed. According to La Provence and L’Equipe, the transfer is estimated at 20 million euros, plus bonuses and a percentage on resale. In addition, according to Globo Esporte, Flamengo wants to keep him until early July and OM could release him for the Olympic Games. There should be no official announcement until he heads to Marseille in July for his medical check-up.
Dugimont extends to Auxerre
Author of 14 goals in 35 Ligue 2 games this season, Rémy Dugimont remains in Auxerre. The AJA announced on Saturday the extension of its 34-year-old striker, with a contract now running until 2023.
Sergio Conceiçao extends in Porto
FC Porto announced this Saturday morning the extension of Sergio Conceiçao’s contract. The Portuguese coach, passed through Nantes, was at the end of his contract. He is now linked with the club until 2024.
Why Tottenham and Conte did not find a deal
Antonio Conte, who left Inter Milan after the Italian league title, will not be Tottenham’s new coach unless he turns around. According to the Telegraph, it was mainly because of Harry Kane’s situation that no agreement could be reached after two days of intense discussions. The Italian wanted to be guaranteed that the England striker would stay at the club this summer, so that he could rebuild around him. However, Harry Kane has already made it known on several occasions that he wanted to leave Tottenham. The London club also have doubts about the place that the former Chelsea manager would offer young people, including Ryan Sessegnon and Oliver Skipp. The Spurs also considered that the financial demands of Antonio Conte were « unrealistic », with also a disagreement on the constitution of the staff.
OM on a young Irish defender?
According to the daily Estadio Deportivo, Jorge Sampaoli appreciates the profile of young Irish center-back Anselmo García McNulty. Aged 18, this native of Seville, left-handed, was trained at Betis before being recruited by Wolfsburg, a club with which he is coming to the end of his contract. This left-hander has dual Irish-Spanish nationality but defended the colors of Ireland in the U15 and U17 selections. For his future, if everything will depend on a possible proposal from the German club, McNulty could be tempted to sign his first pro contract at OM with a prestigious coach like Jorge Sampaoli. Sky Sports ensures that Pablo Longoria, the president of Marseille, is trying to convince him to join the Marseille club.
Bordeaux: Sabaly at Betis Seville, it’s hot
At the end of his contract with the Girondins, Senegalese right-back Youssouf Sabaly is very close to signing up with Betis Sevilla. According to Mundo Deportivo, the 28-year-old has already undergone medical tests at Barcelona. An agreement has been reached with the ex-Nantaiset Parisien who should sign a three-year contract in favor of the Andalusian club.
Xavi’s short-term future lies in Qatar
Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernández spoke at length in an interview with La Vanguardia and insisted that his short-term future lies in Qatar and that it is not yet time to address the great challenge of coaching Barça, even if in the past he may have had the opportunity to return to Camp Nou. “We renewed for two years with Al Sadd, we are very happy and open to other offers from other clubs, but calmly. My priority now is my family and I don’t feel the need to leave. I am. I learn, I make mistakes, I am involved in a very beautiful project, which does not only concern Al Sadd but also the World Cup in Qatar, which will take place in a year. I will have an important role . » « I am in no rush to coach Barça, » he added.
OM: AC Milan thinks of Milik
According to the Gazzetta dello Sport this Saturday, AC Milan, in search of a scorer, ticked the name of Arkadius Milik. If Olivier Giroud was a privileged track, the French striker extended Friday with his club Chelsea. The Polish striker, he is loaned to OM with obligation to purchase by Naples until 2022. Long handicapped by injuries, he returned to form with the Marseille jersey and did not hide his desire to join a great club. For the Rossoneri, he has the advantage of knowing Serie A perfectly, having played 122 games with Napoli between 2016 and January 2021 (48 goals). In front of Milik, Serbian Fiorentina Dusan Vlahovic is nevertheless the favorite to join AC Milan. Except that an agreement must be found between the two Italian formations. And the Viola could claim 60 million euros for its striker …
Juve think of Milenkovic in his defense
Massimiliano Allegri has set priorities for the summer transfer window, and ticked off names that could strengthen Juve this summer. In addition to a midfielder and a center forward, the priorities of the Old Lady, it would also be a question of moving forward on the recruitment of a defender. Nikola Milenkovic would be the first on the list in this sector of play, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. The 23-year-old defender, under contract until 2022 with Fiorentina, young and talented, would also have the significant advantage of being inexpensive, specifies the Italian newspaper. The Serbian could replace the Turkish Merih Demiral (32 appearances including 24 as holder since his arrival two years ago).
What future for Fernandinho?
While nearing the end of his contract with Manchester City, Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho has been added to City’s list of players to play in the Premier League next season, which is expected to be published this summer. This does not bode well for its future, specifies Sky Sports. Fernandinho, whose current contract ends at the end of June, has been offered a new contract, according to Sky Sports, but the terms have yet to be agreed. Pep Guardiola has already expressed his desire to retain Fernandinho.
Maurizio Sarri gets closer to Lazio
Fali Ramadani, Sarri’s agent, has reportedly met Igli Tare, Lazio’s sporting director, Sky Sport Italia reports. The coach is expected to sign a two-year contract worth € 3m (plus bonuses), with a salary increase if he qualifies for the 2022-23 Champions League. The former Napoli, Chelsea and Juventus coach would like to set up a 4-3-1-2 squad, using Correa as trequartista (playmaker playing between midfield and opposing defense) behind Immobile and another attacker. Sarri has reportedly identified the team’s needs of a left-back and another midfielder, but signing another right-back cannot be ruled out, Sky Sport Italia says.
Bale set to end his career after Euro
The arrival of Carlo Ancelotti on the Madrid bench could have changed his outlook, and his way of considering his relationship to football for the rest and end of his career, but not according to Marca. According to the Spanish newspaper, Gareth Bale is indeed heading towards the end of his sports career after the Euro he will play with Wales. If nothing comes to change his mind by the end of the competition, the Welshman will make his decision known in July, reveals Marca. The Welshman still has a year’s contract, but Real Madrid would be quite willing to release him without making too much of a fuss, which would allow him to shed one of the most important salaries in the effective.
Wijnaldum, Paris gives it a try
After ESPN and Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, it is the turn of RAC1 and Mundo Deportivo to confirm this information, Paris Saint-Germain would have sent a big offer to midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. Free this summer, the Dutchman was expected in Spain by FC Barcelona, but PSG would offer a higher salary and a higher contract. « The offer is much higher than what we are offering them, » sources within the Catalan club told Mundo Deportivo. The final decision of the player, who would lean towards Paris, is expected in the next few hours.