Find all the essential transfer window information for this November 20.
Hardly arrived, the new coach of Barça Xavi is fundamentally on the transfer window. But the Spanish coach did not want to give names. “For now, there is no change. Alves is a very important reinforcement for the group and we will see. There are still a few days left before the market opens. We will decide, ”he said. The names of Raheem Sterling or Kingsley Coman are mentioned in particular. Side departures, Frenkie De Jong could be sold to recover money.
Barça president Joan Laporta has mentioned a possible return of Lionel Messi this week. But he went back on his words. “There was a press conference where a lot of questions were asked, including one about whether they could come back to Barca. They themselves have said they would like to return to Barca. It is not excluded. But I don’t speak as players. It does not seem possible, they both have a contract, ”said the Barcelona leader for El Larguero, referring to Messi and Iniesta.
End of contract at Chelsea for Antonio Rüdiger. The German defender and the English club are not making progress in their negotiations for a possible extension. Several clubs are on the lookout to convince the player to join them. According to the mercato specialist for Foot Mercato, Santi Aouna, Real Madrid, FC Bayern and PSG would be on the spot. To convince Antonio Rüdiger, it will be necessary to be generous in terms of salary, but the sporting challenge will also be taken into account in the decision. “Discussions are already underway between the Parisian club and the player’s agent Sahr Senesie, who is none other than the half-brother of the former Roma. A choice also validated by Mauricio Pochettino, the Parisian coach ”, writes Foot Mercato.
Kingsley Coman is hanging out. As Bayern Munich look to extend him, the player is leaving the field open to other clubs for a possible signing. According to Sport, Xavi, the new FC Barcelona coach, is looking for a winger capable of relaunching a line that is a little overdue. Raheem Sterling is the priority, but Kingsley Coman’s name has also been mentioned. Barça were looking for a loan but Bayern Munich replied … no. The Bavarians are not completely closed, however. Kingsley Coman could land at Barca, but only in the form of a dry transfer.
Nothing is going well yet, at PSG? According to Mundo Deportivo in Spain, the management of PSG would be a little annoyed by Mauricio Pochettino, in particular because of comments made in L’Equipe this week. Since then, PSG would put the package on Zinedine Zidane. Doha would have made, according to Mundo Deportivo, a huge offer « impossible to refuse ». Zizou has already turned down Newcastle and Manchester United in England or Al-Saad in Qatar in recent days.
Another possible clue. According to Emmanuel Petit, Zidane is currently learning English. “I’ve been told he’s learned English recently, so I think he knows it’s important for his career, but Zinedine at Manchester United? I don’t think so, to be honest. Sure he’s a big name, but he’s never played in the Premier League and has very little connection to it, so like I said I don’t believe it, ”said the former Arsenal player.
An essential language to navigate the meanders of PSG? Mauricio Pochettino often speaks English at press conferences. And in the locker room, we rarely speak French. Case to be continued … the Qatari journalist Mohammed Saeed Alkaabi announced to him an offer from PSG for » very soon « .
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