Koundé will sign five years at Barça
Sevilla FC will quickly sell Jules Koundé to Barça for nearly 50 million euros (+5M in the form of a bonus). According to information from the newspaper L’Equipe, the French defender will commit for five years, until 2027, with the Catalan club after having reached a contact agreement on Thursday.
Jules Koundé should pass his medical examination on Friday then be formalized by the blaugrana formation. Chelsea and even Manchester City, in recent days, were also interested.
Gueye on the shelves of Everton
Wishing to slim down its workforce, PSG would have been approached by Everton for Idrissa Gueye according to journalist Fabrizio Romano. The Ile-de-France club would like to separate from the Senegalese midfielder during the summer transfer window even if discussions with the Toffees are only just beginning.
Atlético: Griezmann sold to make room for Ronaldo?
On loan from Barça to Atlético de Madrid, Antoine Griezmann could be pushed out to allow Cristiano Ronaldo to arrive during the summer transfer window. The Marca newspaper nevertheless recalls that the French striker and his coach Diego Simeone are not thrilled with the idea of such an operation.
Beyond the desires of the protagonists, the Colchoneros will have to settle several administrative and financial details to eventually manage to make room for CR7. A potential transfer of Alvaro Morata would also be considered within the Madrid club.
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OM: Dieng pushed out?
Bamba Dieng (22) did not play a minute with OM on Wednesday against Bétis Sevilla (1-1) in a friendly, as was already the case against Middlesbrough. A way to push the Senegalese towards the exit even if the latter wishes to continue in Marseille. Asked about the player’s absence, coach Igor Tudor hinted that he had been demoted in the attacking hierarchy. “I also consider Dimitri Payet as a striker, so there are five of them, that’s football.”
Lucas Paqueta on Manchester City’s shelves
Two years after his arrival at OL from AC Milan, Lucas Paqueta could pack his bags this summer. According to L’Equipe, Manchester City is thinking in particular of the Brazilian international in the event of the departure of Bernardo Silva.
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Ronaldo reportedly asked to be released from his final year of contract
Cristiano Ronaldo, absent from the resumption of training at the beginning of the month, would have asked to be released from his last year of contract at Manchester United, assures the Daily Mail on Wednesday. The recent meeting with his management to talk about his future did not convince him to stay and the Portuguese imagines himself away from the Red Devils next season.
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