The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Chelsea ready to enter the race for £130m midfielder
The Blues have thrown their hat in the ring in the transfer race for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham.
Liverpool and Real Madrid are also interested in Bellingham. The 19-year-old England international has impressed in the Bundesliga, causing a fresh surge of interest in Europe. Dortmund have, therefore, slapped a £130 million price tag on him. [Telegraph – subscription required]
Jason Denayer joins Shabab Al Ahli on a free transfer
— نادي شباب الأهلي (@Shabab_AlAhliFC) September 28, 2022
Barcelona open the door for Messi return
Eduard Romeu, Barcelona’s vice president in the economic area, has said a reunion with Lionel Messi next summer would be financially possible.
The 35-year-old forward, who left Barcelona in 2021 as the club couldn’t afford to renew his contract, could be available for a free transfer if he doesn’t extend his deal at Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season.
Gundogan is another target for Barcelona
Barcelona are interested in doing a transfer deal for Manchester City Ilkay Gundogan.
The 31-year-old Germany international will be out of contract at the end of the season. Several clubs are interested, including Barca. Xavi’s side, however, will only move for Gundogan if they cannot sign his City teammate Bernardo Silva. [Diario Sport]
Valencia sign goalkeeper Iago Herrerin
Valencia confirmed today that Iago Herrerin had passed his trial and signed a deal with the club.
He joins until the end of the season. pic.twitter.com/r7IntihuY6
— Football España (@footballespana_) September 28, 2022
Tottenham line-up Lloris replacement
Antonio Conte’s side have made Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak their top target to replace Hugo Lloris.
Lloris could leave Tottenham when his contract expires in 2024, causing the club to look for a long-term successor to the 35-year-old shot-stopper. Oblak is their preferred option. Spurs have already sounded out the 29-year-old Slovenian about a transfer next summer. [Evening Standard]
Real Madrid refuse to rule out Haaland & Mbappe moves
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has refused to rule out a potential transfer for either Kylian Mbappe or Erling Haaland.
In a recent club hierarchy meeting, Perez made his stance clear on the two forwards. Both players made big career moves in the summer. Haaland left Borussia Dortmund for Manchester City, while Mbappe rejected Real Madrid in favor of signing a new lucrative two-year deal at Paris Saint-Germain. [El Chiringuito TV – in Spanish]
Tottenham to sign Dejan Kulusevski permanently
Tottenham are set to make Dejan Kulusevski deal permanent at the end of the season, no doubts. ⚪️🇸🇪 #THFC
Two ways available:
▫️ If he plays 20 games [45 mins] in PL and Spurs will qualify to UCL ↪️ obligation to buy for €35m.
▫️ If not, Spurs will have a buy option clause. pic.twitter.com/X4jHDvxNZB
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 28, 2022