The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Barcelona target cut-price deal for €100m-rated striker
Villarreal star Gerard Moreno has emerged as Barcelona’s Plan B in the club’s transfer search for a new striker.
While Robert Lewandowski is Barca’s top target, a deal for the Bayern Munich frontman is difficult. Therefore, Moreno’s name has cropped up. The Spaniard is a proven talent in La Liga and has excelled in Europe, proving instrumental in Villarreal’s run to Europa League success in 2020/21.
Barcelona boss Xavi feels Moreno fits the bill, and while the 30-year-old has a €100 million release clause, Villarreal could accept a transfer fee of around €40 million instead.[Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Saka-Man City links denied
Manchester City have denied rumors of a planned approach for Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka.
Saka has entered the final two years of his Arsenal contract, prompting speculation over his future. Liverpool have also been linked with the 20-year-old. [Mirror]
Renato Sanches agrees to personal terms with AC Milan
AC Milan have reached verbal agreement with Renato Sanches on personal terms. Talks still ongoing with Lille on the fee, discussions will continue in the coming days. 🔴🇵🇹 #ACMilan
Renato Sanches' always been priority target for Milan, while Franck Kessié who's joining Barça. pic.twitter.com/GBDlwGbk4f
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 7, 2022
Tchouameni is set to join Real Madrid
Real Madrid have agreed to a deal worth €100 million euros with Monaco for 22-year-old French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni.
Chelsea may subsidize Lukaku’s salary
The Blues could bankroll some of Romelu Lukaku’s wages to help the striker return to Inter Milan on loan for next season.
For a deal to go through, however, Lukaku must take a pay cut. Chelsea also need to bring in a new frontman to the fold. Manager Thomas Tuchel could give Armando Broja a chance to impress in the pre-season. The Albania international caught the eye following a spell on loan at Southampton. [The Evening Standard]
Saul Niguez to leave Chelsea
Chelsea have confirmed to Atletico Madrid few weeks ago that they won't trigger the buy option clause worth €35m for Saúl Ñíguez. 🔵 #CFC
Saúl will return to Atléti and he will decide his future soon after many proposals received last summer.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 8, 2022
Di Maria-Juventus move could be off
Juventus are growing impatient with Angel Di Maria and have made it clear they won’t wait for long.
The 34-year-old winger will be available for a free transfer once his Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of the month. Juventus want to sign him on a two-year contract. But Di Maria favors a 12-month deal instead, as he intends to return to his homeland, and is weighing up his options. [Calciomercato – in Italian]