RED DEVIL TRANSFERS
It’s over for transfer hopes. Romelu Lukaku will not be leaving Chelsea, following a decision taken in a landmark meeting last night.
The situation is complicated for Alvaro Morata. Under contract at Atlético Madrid, the Spaniard is loaned to Juventus, but wanted to join Barça this winter. The Catalan club were determined, but according to the Guardian, the case will fail. The Spanish club refuses to sell him to a direct competitor like FC Barcelona.
Paris Saint-Germain continue to consider the arrival ofOusmane Dembele, according to Mundo Deportivo. The French club would be in contact with his agent and could activate in the coming days to bring the French, unwanted to Barça.
Credibility index: 3.5 / 5, very likely. His salary demands are not a problem for PSG. Barça can no longer and the French club has every interest in recruiting French players. Everything seems possible.
Antonio Rüdiger arouses envy. The German player arrives at the end of his contract in June at Chelsea and would be followed by PSG, Bayern and Juventus. Real Madrid, once quoted, have finally decided to give up, according to Sky Sports.
André Onana will sign in the next few hours at Inter Milan. The goalkeeper will undergo his medical examination and sign for 5 years, before finishing the season at Ajax Amsterdam. He had wanted this transfer for some time.
Dusan Vlahovic is a coveted striker. Followed by all of Europe, he would be at the center of a miraculous offer from Arsenal, which would propose 55 million euros and the acquisition of Torreira to welcome him this winter, according to Gazzette dello Sport. Fiorentina could grow to wait until June.
Credibility rating: 2.5 / 5, unlikely. Arsenal have the possibilities to convince the player, but Fiorentina know that top European clubs will come to the news this summer. No doubt they will still want to wait and raise the stakes.
Brazilian central defender Thiago Silva Monday extended his one-year contract with Chelsea until 2023, the current London club runners-up in the Premier League announced. « The experience, leadership and performance of Thiago Silva have been and remain very important to the team, so we are very happy to extend his contract for another year. « , said in a statement Marina Granovskaia, general manager of the club.
Newcastle continues its discussions around Kieran Trippier. The English club will have to pay around 30 million euros to convince Atlético Madrid, according to the Guardian.
For its part, Inter Milan would approach an arrival of Lucas Digne. The Italian club appreciate the Frenchman’s profile and Everton would not be against the idea.
As the club set to lose Trippier, Atlético Madrid reportedly aim Cesar Azpilicueta. The Chelsea player comes to the end of his contract in June and is mainly targeted by FC Barcelona.
Lorenzo Insigne will not stay in Naples. The 30-year-old Italian will commit to 5 and a half years in Toronto and end his Italian adventure next summer. The information should be formalized in the coming days.
TRANSFERS IN BELGIUM
Dante Rigo leaves PSV Eindhoven for Beerschot, where he signed a one-year contract with option for one more season, the Antwerp club, the red lantern of the D1A, announced on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Belgian midfielder joined the PSV youth teams in 2007 from Lierse. He made his first-team debut for the Dutch club in 2017 and had been on loan at Sparta Rotterdam and ADO The Hague for the past two seasons. Rigo, passed by all the national youth teams from U15 to Diablotins, has played more than 100 matches in Dutch D1 and D2. He will join the Rats group, currently in training in Spain.
Union Sant-Gilloise made their first transfer of 2022 by signing the Japanese defender Koki Machida. The 24-year-old, a left central defender, is on loan for 18 months with an option to buy from the Kashima Antlers, said the Brussels club, leader of the championship, on Tuesday. « The football season in Japan has just ended and Koki has played no less than 34 matches there in which he scored 5 goals and delivered an assist, allowing his club to finish in a nice fourth place », specifies the Union on its website. « In total, he has already played 116 official matches for his training club. Like Kaoru Mitoma, Koki Machida was part of the Japanese Olympic selection during the 2020 Olympics and even stepped up to the game against South Africa in the first match ».
Rayane Bounida, the 15-year-old Sporting Anderlecht cracker, will join Ajax Amsterdam. He could join the Dutch club in March, when he turns 16.