Rumors, formalizations, statements … All the news from the transfer market this Sunday.
PSG said no for Joao Felix
Joao Felix at PSG? The name of the Portuguese striker regularly returns to the orbit of the club from the French capital. And that has been the case again for the past few days. In fact, it was an idea of Jorge Mendes, the agent of the Atlético Madrid player, as reported The Team . An agent who has his entries in Paris and who would have liked to place his foal. In vain: the Parisian leaders have, it is said, refused the proposal. Always according to The Team, Mendes would have also tried to place José Mourinho. Still missed, it is Luis Enrique who takes over from Christophe Galtier. It can’t work every time: Danilo Pereira, Vitinha, Warren Zaire-Emery, Manuel Ugarte or Marco Asensio, it’s him.
“If he sticks to his decision, we will have” Kane, promises Hoeneß
Harry Kane at Bayern? It is one of the soap operas of the summer. Various sources have indicated that the Munich club have the preference of the 29-year-old England international striker, under contract until 2024 at Tottenham. This is more or less what Uli Hoeneß explained this Saturday in front of a few journalists, including those of Kicker . « So far, Harry has made it clear in all discussions that his decision is there. And if he sticks to it, then we’ll get it. Then Tottenham will have to give in“Said the former German international and current honorary president of the German champion club.
It remains to be seen how much it will cost to make « to sellthe Spurs and their chairman, Daniel Levy. « He’s smart, he doesn’t give a numbersqueaks Hoeneß. And to continue:We need to get a number. He plays for time, he’s a great professional and I appreciate him a lot. But he also has people who are not beginners in front…Uli Hoeneß further assures that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and CEO Jan-Christian Dreesen are discussing “regularlywith Kane, who we know is being courted by PSG. The captain of the Three Lions « wants to play europe“, assures the German leader. And to conclude:Whether he or his representatives, his father and his brother, they have always kept their commitments. If he continues on this path, everything will be fine« . But the transfer window regularly reserves surprises… Hoeneß knows it well.
Strasbourg welcomes the most expensive recruit in its history, Abakar Sylla
Strasbourg pulls out the checkbook. Abakar Sylla signs for five years with the RCSA this Saturday. A transfer estimated at 20 M€ for this young (20 years old) Ivorian international defender (5 caps), who arrives from Bruges. It is the biggest transfer in the history of Strasbourg, far ahead of the 10 M€ spent on Habib Diallo in 2020.This important transfer testifies to the desire we have to make the club progress even further.“, underlines President Keller, evoking a “great item » was « followed for two yearsby Racing. « His arrival is part of our tradition of investing in talented young players with high potential.“, adds the Alsatian leader.
Lionel Messi officially at Inter Miami
Lionel Messi at Inter Miami, it’s done. There was hardly any suspense, but we were still waiting for the formalization of the signing of the Argentine superstar in favor of the Florida club. It’s done this Saturday, on the eve of its official presentation in Miami. Free after two seasons at Paris Saint-Germain, the ex-Barcelonian is signing up for two seasons. In Miami, he will find one of his former teammates at Camp Nou, Sergio Busquets, who has also just arrived at the MLS club. « I am very happy to start this new stage of my career with Inter Miami and in the United States. It’s a fantastic opportunity and together we will continue to build this beautiful project. The idea is to work together to achieve the goals we have set for ourselves, and I can’t wait to start helping here in my new home.“, exults the Argentinian.
The 36-year-old Argentinian world champion will qualify to face Mexican club Cruz Azul on July 21, in the League Cup, he who repelled the advances of Saudi Arabia. A true idol in Barcelona, where he scored 672 goals in 778 matches, with 303 assists as a bonus, Leo Messi comes out of two contrasting years at PSG. « I was not happy“, he summarized.
Nice part ways with Aaron Ramsey, who returns to Cardiff (official)
Jonas Martin and Lille, it’s over (official)
Inter withdraws for Lukaku … and thinks of Balogun (Di Marzio, various)
Gift Orban in Lille, things are heating up (FM)