After the departure of Moussa Dembélé from OL and the arrival of Islam Slimani on Wednesday, Thursday promises to be still very agitated on the transfer market. The situation of Strasbourg defender Mohamed Simakan, highly coveted in Germany and Italy, could change in particular. Follow all the information and rumors on the transfer market, open from January 2 to 31, in our live transfer window.
Pablo will leave Bordeaux for Lokomotiv Moscow
The central defender of the Girondins, who had six months of contract left, will engage with the Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow. His entourage is still finalizing the last details for his contract. He is having his medical check-up this Friday. A good operation for the Girondins, who will draw 2.5 million euros from this transaction. An interesting sum of money in this transfer, for a player who could go free this summer.
Strasbourg: Simakan says yes to Leipzig
While AC Milan has dragged on in recent days, after the injury of Mohamed Simakan, Leipzig continues to progress on its side. With a major advance in recent hours: the defender has accepted the idea of joining Germany next summer. RB Leipzig want to complete the transfer in January and loan the Frenchman to RCSA until the end of the season. After making sure of the player’s will, Leipzig will now enter into official negotiations with Strasbourg.
The Genoa formalizes the arrival of Strootman
Kevin Strootman at Genoa, it’s official. The Dutch midfielder (30), under contract with OM until the summer of 2023 but used very little by André Villas-Boas, was loaned to the Italian club until the end of the season, without options purchase. « Genoa announces having acquired from OM, on a provisional basis, the sporting rights of Kevin Strootman, explains the 17th in Serie A in a press release published on Thursday. The player made his first training session with his new teammates. «
Nîmes is just waiting for the green light from Rennes for the loan of Yann Gboho
Yann Gboho is not very far from being loaned to Nîmes until the end of the season. From Nîmes sources, all parties are now in agreement on the loan of the young striker. But Stade Rennais has yet to provide its final validation. Flavien Tait’s injury has delayed things a bit in recent days, but everything should be finalized. Dijon remains in ambush in the event of a problem in the finalization of the file.
Real Madrid: it’s official, Jovic is loaned to Frankfurt
Real Madrid announce the loan of striker Luka Jovic to Eintracht Frankfurt. In a situation of failure in Zidane’s team, the 23-year-old Serbian international will try to regain playing time and efficiency in his former club. Jovic joined the Merengue in 2018 at Zizou’s request. Real had spent 60 million euros to secure his services. Barred by competition, he has played only five games since the start of the season.
No offer for Boulaye Dia (Reims)
Despite interests from several clubs, including West Ham, Reims has not yet received any written offer for Boulaye Dia, Ligue 1 co-top scorer (12 goals). Discussions are underway with the French and English club via the intermediary of Willie McKay, mandated in this file.
Chelsea: Piazon, the oldest in the workforce with Azpilicueta, leaves
Lucas Piazon (26), does that mean anything to you? Recruited in January 2012 by Chelsea, the Brazilian attacking midfielder has only played three games with the Blues. This Thursday, the London club formalized its final transfer to Braga. The midfielder was the oldest in the Blues squad with Cesar Azpilicueta, who arrived in London the same year. In nine years, Piazon has chained seven loans (Malaga, Arnhem, Frankfurt, Reading, Fulham, Chievo Verona and Rio Ave).
Peybernes (Almeria) near Zaragoza
Mathieu Peybernes should leave Almeria, which plays in the Spanish second division, this winter. The French, former player of Sochaux, Bastia and Lorient, is close to being loaned to another club in this division, in Zaragoza.
AC Milan look into Tomori after Simakan’s injury
The injury of Mohamed Simakan (Strasbourg) could push the leaders of AC Milan to review their plans. According to Sky Sport Italia, they are looking at Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori. Simakan, absent from the field for two months, is still in the small papers of RB Leipzig.
Meïté very close to AC Milan
Soualiho Meïté (26), former player of Auxerre, Lille, Monaco and Bordeaux, is getting closer to AC Milan. According to Gazzetta, the Italian club are close to reaching an agreement with Torino for the transfer of the Franco-Ivorian midfielder. It should arrive on loan with option to buy.
Sylvain Armand joins Lille as sports coordinator
Change in the organization chart of Lille. Le Losc announces the arrival of Sylvain Armand (40) as sports coordinator. The former defender of Nantes, PSG and Rennes (517 games in L1) is close to the new Lille president Olivier Létang with whom he worked for two years at Stade Rennais. « He will in particular be responsible for organizing the daily life of the sports sector of the professional team in consultation with the technical staff and the management of the club, ensuring a professional framework allowing the conditions of well-being and performance of the professional group, and to facilitate intermediation between the various services within the LOSC, in particular detection and recruitment, ”said a statement.
Onguéné will sign at Genoa
As revealed by RMC Sport a few days ago, Jérôme Onguéné (23 years old) will join Genoa. The central defender of Salzburg took the direction of Italy this Thursday morning. He is going to pass the medical examination. Genoa and Salzburg have agreed on a loan with option to buy of 4.5 million.
Arsenal: Özil in Fenerbahçe, it progresses
The German world champion is getting closer and closer to a start. And as he had already indicated, his wish to join Fenerbahçe may be on the way to becoming a reality. As his contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season, Mesut Özil is still in talks with the Turkish club. And according to Fener’s sporting director, discussions are progressing well: « I have a good feeling for the transfer but it will not be easy, » said Emre Belözoglu. Özil is a superstar. Negotiations are progressing slowly but the transfer is closer. than ever. Fenerbahçe is his childhood dream. »
Rennes: direction La Liga for Dalbert?
Loaned to Stade Rennais last summer by Inter Milan, Brazilian left-back Dalbert did not win in Brittany (5 appearances in Ligue 1). The 27-year-old is unlikely to stay at Rennes. According to Sky Italia, he could be the subject of a new loan from Inter. In La Liga, Valladolid would be interested in the former Nice.
Good morning all
Welcome to RMC Sport to follow in our live commentary all the news and rumors of this Thursday, January 14 on the transfer market. On Wednesday, the day was hosted by Olympique Lyonnais. As expected, French striker Moussa Dembélé has officially left OL. The former Celtic scorer is loaned to Atlético de Madrid. Les Gones also recorded the arrival of Algerian international Islam Slimani. The former Monegasque who played for Leicester signed for 18 months. Another officialization, that of Nantes hope Abdoulaye Dabo. The 19-year-old attacking midfielder has committed to Juve in the form of a loan until the end of the season. We will closely monitor the situation of Strasbourg defender Mohamed Simakan, courted by Leipzig and Italian clubs including AC Milan.