Transfer Market All of the day’s major transfer news
Well, that is everything for Wednesday’s transfer blog. Before leaving, here is a summary of the day’s biggest news and hottest rumours.
– Zinedine Zidane has not been convinced by Luka Jovic in pre-season and as such, the Serb could be loaned out by Real Madrid.
– Inter have told Napoli, Juventus and Roma that Mauro Icardi will cost 70 million euros.
– Free agent striker Daniel Sturridge could join DC United as Wayne Rooney’s replacement, according to The Daily Mail.
– Roma have placed a 20 million euro valuation on Edin Dzeko’s head, but Inter are unwilling to meet that fee, say Calciomercato. The Bosnian wants to leave Roma and has just one year left on his contract, which the Giallorossi are willing to let him run down.
– Roque Mesa has left Sevilla and joined Leganes on a season-long loan.
– Roma starlet Nicolo Zaniolo has signed new contract, which should keep him at the club until 2024.
20:50. Osasuna have signed Real Sociedad centre-back Raul Navas on a season-long loan with an obligation to buy.
? Real Sociedad Fútbol (@RealSociedad) August 14, 2019
20:40. Roma starlet Nicolo Zaniolo has signed a new contract with the Giallorossi, a deal which will keep him at the club until 2024.
20:05. Leganes have completed the signing of Roque Mesa from Sevilla on a season-long loan.
FICHAJE I El C.D. Leganés fortalece su medio campo con la llegada de Roque Mesa #BienvenidoRoque
? C.D. Leganés (@CDLeganes) August 14, 2019
19:45. Mario Balotelli has reached an agreement to join hometown side Brescia in Serie A, with Sky Sport Italia stating that only his signature is missing from the deal becoming official. The striker, who is a free agent, will sign a three-year contract.
19:30. Pape Cheikh has returned to Celta Vigo on loan from Lyon, which includes an option to buy for the Galicians.
19:20. Girona have signed Gerard Gumbau from Leganes for 500,000 euros.
El gironí Gerard Gumbau torna a Montilivi
El jugador arriba traspassat des del Leganés i signa contracte fins l’estiu del 2022.
? Girona FC (@GironaFC) August 14, 2019
19:00. Inter and Roma are yet to reach an agreement for Edin Dzeko to join the Nerazzurri. Calciomercato report that the striker wants to leave Roma, but the Giallorossi are willing to keep a hold of him for the final year of his contract and let him leave for free next summer. Roma have been demanding 20 million euros for Dzeko, a fee Inter are unwilling to meet.
18:20. Granada are on the verge of completing the loan signing of Sevilla striker Carlos Fernandez.
18:00. These are the top 10 hottest rumours, according to Football Whispers.
17:55. Real Madrid have loaned out Alberto Fernandez to LaLiga SmartBank side Fuenlabarada.
? C. F. Fuenlabrada (@CFuenlabradaSAD) August 14, 2019
17:45. Daniel Sturridge could follow in Wayne Rooney’s steps and make the move to DC United, according to The Daily Mail.
17:15. Villarreal and Malaga have resumed talks regarding Javi Ontiveros, with the Yellow Submarine keen on adding the winger to their ranks.
17:05. According to reports in Italy, Inter have informed Juventus, Roma and Napoli that if they want to sign Mauro Icardi, he will cost 70 million euros.
16:50. Real Madrid’s disappointing pre-season has been much discussed, but one player who seems to have not impressed Zinedine Zidane is Luka Jovic. As such, Los Blancos are considering loaning out the Serb.
16:40. It appears that Rober Pier will be leaving Deportivo La Coruna to complete a transfer to Levante.
16:20. According to Cope Barcelona, lawyer Jacinto Vicente has revealed details of the meeting between Barcelona and PSG that was held in Paris on Tuesday. It has been reported that Neymar’s father received a call during the meeting and was asked to prompt Leonardo into advancing the negotiations.
15:04 It’s official. Real Betis have signed Borja Iglesias.
En ocasiones veo osos panda… pic.twitter.com/RgrNDOH1AI
? Real Betis Balompié (@RealBetis) August 14, 2019
14:33 Borussia Monchengladbach have announced the signing of Ramy Bensebaini from Rennes, just weeks after he impressed during the Africa Cup of Nations with Algeria.
? Borussia (@borussia_es) August 14, 2019
13:51 Ivan Perisic has been officially presented by Bayern Munich.
13:38 Rivaldo has spoken about Neymar and the possibility of him joining Real Madrid, saying it wouldn’t be a betrayal. See exactly what he said here.
13:32 Galatasaray are believed to be close to signing Steven Nzonzi from Roma.
13:19 Valencia have presented their new signings Jaume Costa and Eliaquim Mangala.
13:04 Carlos Fernandez has extended his Sevilla contract.
? Sevilla Fútbol Club (@SevillaFC) August 14, 2019
12:58 Andriy Lunin has been presented by his new club Real Valladolid.
? Real Valladolid C.F. (@realvalladolid) August 14, 2019
12:53 Lyon have an agreement in principle to sign Jeff Reine-Adelaide from Angers, which would be their most expensive signing ever at around 28 million euros.
Communiqué dAngers SCO :
Accord de principe entre le SCO et l@OL pour le transfert de Jeff Reine-Adélaïde.
? Angers SCO (@AngersSCO) August 14, 2019
12:41 UD Ibiza have signed Gianluca Simeone on loan from Gimnasia y Esgrima.
El Ibiza sorprende con el fichaje de Gianluca, el segundo hijo del Cholo Simeone https://t.co/ehkPCZn0MI
? FichajesMARCA (@Marcatransfer) August 14, 2019
12:18 According to La Provence, Marseille are close to signing Juan Miranda on loan from Barcelona.
11:58 Geronimo Rulli has left Real Sociedad on loan to join Montpellier.
11:46 Simone Zaza is a candidate to replace Borja Iglesias at Espanyol, according to Cadena COPE.
11:39 Daniele Rugani could be Monaco’s next signing, according to the Italian press.
11:27 Borja Iglesias has arrived in Seville to sign for Real Betis.
11:14 According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Roma are working to sign Timo Werner and Michy Batshuayi.
10:58 Monaco and Sevilla have completed the transfers of Rony Lopes and Wissam Ben Yedder, who move in opposite directions.
? Sevilla Fútbol Club (@SevillaFC) August 14, 2019
? AS Monaco (@AS_Monaco) August 14, 2019
10:34 Mario Balotelli could be going back to Italy. According to Sky, Brescia are doing all they can to sign the forward who has also been linked with Fiorentina and Flamengo.
10:19 According to The Sun, Manchester United are so desperate to get rid of Alexis Sanchez that they’d pay a large part of his salary if he goes on loan to Roma.
10:11 Mario Mandzukic appears to be on his way out of Juventus. He could be set for a return to Bayern Munich, according to Tuttosport.
10:02 Federico Chiesa is wanted by both Juventus and Inter, according to reports in Italy.
09:55 Barcelona have taken the lead in the race to sign Neymar. L’Equipe are reporting that an agreement with PSG is still far from completed, but that the two clubs moved closer after a meeting on Tuesday.
09:45 Good morning and welcome along to this Wednesday’s transfer blog. There were lots of deals confirmed yesterday and we’ll keep you up to date with all of the major done deals today, plus the latest transfer rumours.