Transfer Market All the day’s news
21:45. That’s all for this Monday’s transfer live blog. Here are the day’s main stories:
-Fernando Llorente is very close to moving to Napoli.
-Wanda Nara has announced that Mauro Icardi wants to stay at Inter.
-Pione Sisto could leave Celta Vigo to join Torino.
-Fiorentina are, according to TuttoMercatoWeb, closing in on a move for Rodrigo de Paul.
-Emmanuel Adebayor has signed for Turkish side Kayserispor.
-Espanyol have completed the loan signing of Jonathan Calleri.
21:20. According to Tuttosport, Fernando Llorente will sign with Napoli on Tuesday. It’ll be a two-year contract, with an option to extend it. The striker is set to earn 2.5 million euros per year.
20:40. Girona have announced the signing of Jozabed, a midfielder who joins on loan from Celta Vigo.
19:30. Jonathan Calleri has joined Espanyol. He arrives on a loan with a purchase option for 22 million euros.
18:45. Turkish side Kayserispor have signed and presented Emmanuel Adebayor as their new striker.
Emmanuel Adebayor, Kayserisporumuzda
? stikbal M. Kayserispor (@KayserisporFK) August 26, 2019
18:30. According to Sky Sports, Jurgen Klopp has hinted he could leave Liverpool when his contract runs out in 2022. “If I decide for myself that I can’t go on anymore, I’ll take a break and in that year I’d have to make a definite decision over my career,” he is quoted as telling Kicker.
18:00. According to La Provence, Fenerbahce really want to sign Luiz Gustavo from Marseille. Marseille are said to have rejected an initial offer of five million euros, as they want 8m euros.
17:45. Alexis Sanchez’s future remains a mystery. Inter want him and are negotiating with Manchester United. They want a loan with an option to buy of 15 million euros, while United are keen to share the burden of his 12m euro salary.
17:15. According to La Nazione, Manchester United midfielder Fred is on Fiorentina’s radar.
17:00. Free agent Ignazio Abate is of interest to Atalanta, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
16:45. AC Milan and Ivan Strinic have agreed to rescind the player’s contract.
Official Statement: Ivan Strini https://t.co/QMZN7ylkG0
? AC Milan (@acmilan) August 26, 2019
16:25. The injury to Diego Perotti means Roma could turn to the market again before deadline day. Shakhtar Donetsk player Taison is one player who has been linked with the capital city club.
16:10. Fiorentina are looking to bring in Rodrigo De Paul from Udinese, according to TuttoMercatoWeb. An offer of 25m euros, plus 5m euros in bonuses could be tabled by the Viola.
16:00. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Inter and Lokomotiv Moscow have reached an agreement for the transfer of Joao Mario. The clubs have agreed to an initial loan deal with option to buy for 15m euros.
15:40. Dutch striker Bas Dost has been officially presented by Eintracht Frankfurt. He has signed a three-year deal.
? Eintracht Frankfurt (@eintracht_eng) August 26, 2019
13:23. Jonathan Calleri is about to be officially RCD Espanyol player
13:08. Angel Correa didn’t take part in Atletico Madrid training with the rest of his teammates this morning, instead he worked on his own. His departure from Atleti is set to be closed in the next 48 hours.
12:50. According to the French press, Real Madrid have rejected an offer from PSG for Keylor Navas. The Ligue 1 side have offered 15m euros, while Los Blancos are holding out for 20m euros.
12:05. Sevilla have officially announced the transfer of Joris Gnagnon to Stade Rennais.
11:27. Christian Eriksen could have played his last game for Tottenham. The Danish midfielder was left on the bench against Newcastle, and coach Mauricio Pochettino said in reference to the player’s future:”I don’t know. It’s very difficult.””Some situations that we cannot solve, we knew that a situation like this could happen. It is difficult to handle. What can we do?”
11:00. Il Mattino have insisted that Napoli are still hoping to sign James from Real Madrid.
10:33. According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United are targeting Dinamo Zagreb goalkeeper, Dominik Livakovi as a replacement for David de Gea. The Spaniard is yet to pen a new deal at Old Trafford.
10:03. French newspaper Le Monde are reporting that PSG owner Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani nor Nasser Al Khelaifi are willing to let Neymar, the most expensive footballer in history, go.
Barcelona, Real Madrid and now Juventus, who have offered 100m euros plus Paulo Dybala, are willing to fight for the Brazilian’s signature.
9:47. According to Sport, there was a meeting last week between Juventus and Barcelona over Ivan Rakitic. Though, it is thought, figures were not discussed, the Croatian’s departure could be on the cards if he accepts a move. In addition, Juve need to raise funds in order to offer a cash deal to the Catalans.
9:05. Chelsea outcast Kenedy is looking to leave the club. He is currently behind Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri in the pecking order, and spent last season on loan at Newcastle.
8:40. Gary Medel is set to join Bologna and will be in the city on Tuesday to complete his move.
8:27. According to Sky Italia, Fernando Llorente could be on his way to Napoli.
8:21. Wanda Nara, wife and agent of Mauro Icardi has told Italian TV show Tiki Taka that “His decision was always clear. Maybe I have spoken to someone [at Inter] who wants him to stay.”
Good morning everyone and welcome to Monday’s transfer blog. Stay tuned for all the latest news and rumours surrounding the summer market.