Loris Karius signs for Newcastle
Lost since his disastrous performance in the 2018 Champions League final, former Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius (29) has just signed for Newcastle until January, with an option to stay until the end of the season.
The German goalkeeper, spent in recent seasons by Besiktas and Union Berlin, will act as a medical joker after the injury of Karl Darlow, substitute goalkeeper for the Magpies, in training.
Diego Costa in Wolverhampton, it’s official
Diego Costa (33) is making a comeback to the Premier League four and a half years after leaving Chelsea. The Spanish-Brazilian striker, free since leaving Atlético Mineiro in January 2022, officially signed up with Wolverhampton on Monday. He signed until the end of the season « subject to international authorization », specifies the club.
After leaving Nice, Julien Fournier bounces back to Parma
A few weeks after leaving Nice in early July, Julien Fournier found a club. He signed up as sporting general manager on Monday with Parma (Serie B) which made the news official. « I am proud and I thank President Kyle Krause for choosing me to join this great European club and take up this challenge, the Frenchman said in a press release. I have always needed passion and competition to do my job. and that’s why I came to Parma. »
Fabien Lemoine will bounce back in National 1
Free of any contract since leaving FC Lorient, where he spent five seasons, Fabien Lemoine will join the Versailles club, promoted to National 1. According to information from Ouest France, the duration of the contract is not known but the officialization would be imminent.
A few days ago, the 35-year-old told the regional daily that he « had not mourned » the end of his career and that he continued to hang on. « I am open to all Ligue 1, Ligue 2, or National projects with a goal of growth. I am looking for a club with infrastructure, a stadium, an atmosphere, I want to make the most of it, experience emotions one last time. Mentally, I still have the slab. I haven’t mourned the end of my career. As long as the bell hasn’t rung, I’m hanging on! Afterwards, I won’t wait months and months If by the end of September there is nothing, it will be the same thing in the winter transfer window, you have to be realistic… »
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The four big names Barça want to leave this winter
Author of a very successful start to the season, Barça is still working behind the scenes to reduce its payroll. The Catalan management is therefore already working on the winter transfer window with the hope of seeing locker room executives with significant emoluments leave. According to Sport, Barça is aiming for the departure of four heavyweights: Gérard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Memphis Depay and Frenkie de Jong.
« I’m devastated », Tuchel’s farewell message to Chelsea
Dismissed from office by Chelsea to everyone’s surprise, Thomas Tuchel did not survive the arrival of the club’s new owners and the lackluster results of his team at the start of the season. On his Twitter account, the German technician shared his distress at seeing his adventure with the Blues come to an end so abruptly.
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Rennes could recruit a joker to replace Santamaria
Rennes lost Baptiste Santamaria on Sunday in the wide against Auxerre. The midfielder injured his ankle and the club could look for a joker if he is unavailable for too long and despite the presence of young Lesley Ugochukwu (18) to replace him.
« He (Ugochukwu, editor’s note) already showed last year that he was capable of playing at this level, you have to give him time to find his bearings, the rhythm because he hadn’t been for a while. He hadn’t started, recalled Bruno Genesio after the match. I have full confidence in him. We’ll see how long Santamaria would be unavailable and possibly we’ll adjust if the injury is too long. If it’s If so, we’ll think about taking a joker. »
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