The Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is not willing to wait for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane’s decision on whether he will join the club.
Manchester City are willing to wait for Harry Kane’s decision on whether he will sign for them or Tottenham Hotspur.
The summer transfer season is open now that Euro 2023 and the Copa America are finished, giving Europe’s top clubs the opportunity to make an impact in the market. Check out the newest rumors below, then go here to view all of the official agreements.
TOP STORY: The city is prepared to wait for Kane’s decision.
The Harry Kane drama may go down to the wire, according to rumours that Manchester City are hopeful of completing a deal to bring the Tottenham Hotspur star to the club.
According to the Mirror, Pep Guardiola’s side are willing to wait until the transfer market closes on August 31 in the hopes that Kane’s desire to go would influence Spurs chairman Daniel Levy’s decision. The 27-year-old earlier said that he was looking for a fresh challenge, but Levy has stated that Kane is not available. Meanwhile, according to the Mail on Sunday, Tottenham owner Joe Lewis is dissatisfied with Kane’s attempts to force a transfer out of the club.
City are allegedly willing to pay a £100 million transfer price for the England captain and may add players in a swap deal to assist Spurs achieve a deal.
Meanwhile, the Sunday Telegraph claims that Kane will not feature in the Premier League opener between Tottenham and Manchester City, regardless of whatever club he is representing at the time. According to the article, the striker, like many other players who reached the Euro 2023 final on July 11 and therefore started their summer vacation considerably later, would continue to work on their fitness.
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18.02 BST: According to Corriere dello Sport, PSG is in negotiations with Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.
PSG sports director Leonardo spoke with the defender’s agent Fali Ramadani last week, according to the Italian publication. Since joining the Partenopei from Genk in 2014, the 30-year-old has made 283 appearances for the club. He has also been linked with Manchester United. PSG view the Senegal international as the ideal partner for Sergio Ramos, who joined on a free transfer from Real Marid earlier this summer.
17.18 BST: According to the Sun, Crystal Palace are ‘on the verge’ of signing Lying on and Denmark center defender Joachim Andersen.
Palace are expected to pay an initial fee of £19 million for the defender, who was one of Fulham’s few bright lights last season when they were relegated. Andersen is expected to sign a five-year contract with the Eagles, making him Patrick Vieira’s second signing since taking over as head coach.
16.29 BST: West Ham’s interest in Roma goalkeeper Robin Olsen has resurfaced.
The 31-year-old had been linked with a transfer to French champions Lille after impressing at Euro 2023 with Sweden, but that has now allegedly fallen through. West Ham may return for the goalkeeper now that the deal has fallen through, according to Il Romanista. Olsen spent the season on loan with Roma and has not appeared for the club since 2018-19.
Manchester United have rewarded manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a new three-year contract, but should they have?
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new three-year contract with Manchester United, according to Nedum Onuoha.
To stay under La Liga’s expenditure restrictions next season, the team must cut its outgoings. They risk not being able to register Messi’s new contract, as well as new acquisitions Memphis Depay, Sergio Aguero, Eric Garcia, and Emerson Royal, if they are unable to do so.
Barca have until the conclusion of the transfer window on August 31 to submit Messi’s contract and new acquisitions to La Liga, but they want everything settled by August 15, when they host Real Sociedad at Camp Nou. As with Getafe player Pedro Leon in 2014, league president Javier Tebas has said that he would not bend the regulations for Barcelona if they do not get their finances in line. If Messi signs the five-year contract reported by ESPN last week, he will not be allowed to play until at least January.
14.11 BST: Juventus vice-president Pavel Nedved has stated that Cristiano Ronaldo will report to the club for preseason training on Monday and will honor his contract.
Ronaldo, 36, has one year remaining on his contract with Juventus, which he signed in the summer of 2018 after leaving Real Madrid. His agents, according to ESPN, are assessing interest from some of Europe’s best teams.
“Cristiano Ronaldo will return on Monday [July 26] and will remain with us,” stated Nedved.
Meanwhile, Nedved said that the Bianconeri are negotiating new contracts for Paulo Dybala and Giorgio Chiellini. Dybala, 27, is set to become a free agent this summer, and Barcelona has been linked with him in previous transfer windows. Chiellini, 36, was instrumental in Italy’s Euro 2023 victory. His contract with the club ended last month, although he is likely to return at least next season.
“[Juventus sports director] Federico Cherubini has a contract with Dybala’s agent, who is expected to come in Turin in the coming days,” Nedved said. “Chiellini is on vacation at the moment. Let’s allow him some time to recuperate, and then we’ll speak about his renewal in a calm manner.”
13:30 UTC: According to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United and Paul Pogba are still in talks over a new deal.
Pogba is in the last year of his contract at Old Trafford and has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain. If the club and the France international cannot agree on new terms, he will be free to go next summer, having previously departing United at the end of his contract when he went to Juventus in 2012.
“Talks between Paul’s agents and the club officials are continuing,” Solskjaer stated after Saturday’s 4-2 preseason loss to QPR.
“Every conversation I’ve had with Paul has been about how excited he is for the season. I don’t know every aspect of every single one of the discussions between the club and Paul’s agents, so there’s constantly conjecture surrounding him. I’m not sure what I have to say about it.
“Of course, we’ve seen Paul at his finest, and Paul knows how we feel about it, and I’ve loved my time working with him, and maybe we can work together.”
According to the Daily Star Sunday, Manchester City are poised to give defender Ruben Dias a new contract only one year after he joined the club.
Dias, 24, joined the club from Benfica for £61 million last summer and signed a six-year contract. The Portugal international made 49 games for City, helping them win the Premier League championship and reach the Champions League final, and he was voted Player of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association.
According to the Daily Star Sunday, Dias’ new contract would nearly quadruple his salary, bringing his weekly earnings to £140,000
12.05 BST: According to the Mail on Sunday, Arsenal are close to confirming the acquisition of Ben White from Brighton & Hove Albion, who will have his physical this weekend.
White has returned from his summer vacation after England’s journey to the Euro 2023 final, despite the fact that he played no part in the competition.
The 23-year-old is expected to join Arsenal for a price of £50 million, filling the void left by David Luiz’s departure at the conclusion of last season.
11.36 BST: According to AS, Real Madrid’s stance on Isco has not altered since coach Carlo Ancelotti returned to the club.
Despite being a crucial player for Ancelotti during Ancelotti’s first tenure at the club, when they won the 2013-14 Champions League, the Spanish midfielder has had little playing time under Zinedine Zidane in subsequent seasons and is generally anticipated to depart the club this summer.
Isco is set to become a free agent in June 2023, and Los Blancos have no plans to re-sign him.
Last season, the 29-year-old playmaker only started 10 games in all competitions, and he is considering leaving the Bernabeu this summer in pursuit of regular playing time.
Toby Alderweireld is likely to quit Tottenham Hotspur, according to The Sunday Times, as the defender is in discussions with Qatari side Al-Duhail.
Since joining Spurs from Atletico Madrid in 2015, Alderweireld has made 236 appearances for the club. However, under previous coach Jose Mourinho, he lost his spot as an automatic first-choice centre-back last season, and now new manager Nuno Espirito Santo is said to have approved the 32-year-departure. old’s
According to the Times, the Belgium international is in talks to go for £13 million.
After departing Old Trafford at the conclusion of his contract this summer, the goalkeeper has been training in Argentina while deciding on his future step. In six years at Old Trafford, the 34-year-old made 61 appearances.
Chelsea and Juventus are two of the European giants that have shown an interest in signing the Argentina international. Granada, a Spanish club, is also keeping an eye on his condition. According to ESPN, there has been no communication with Leeds United, and a move to Everton is doubtful now that the club has signed 34-year-old Asmir Begovic on a free transfer from Bournemouth.
Despite the departure of Romero, United still has four senior goalkeepers on its books. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has approved Tom Heaton’s arrival this summer, as well as giving Lee Grant a fresh one-year deal. David De Gea and Dean Henderson battled for the No. 1 jersey last season.
09.48 BST: According to Sky, Roma are close to signing Uruguayan left-back Matias Vina from Palmeiras.
Vina, who is under contract with Palmeiras until June 2024, is scheduled to travel in Rome today for a medical.
Since joining Palmeiras from Nacional in January 2023, the 23-year-old has made 69 appearances for the club. He has played 16 times for Uruguay, including all of the Celeste’s games in the recent Copa America.
Vina is a versatile player who can play in both defense and midfield, making him an excellent substitute for the injured Leonardo Spinazzola. Spinazzola injured his Achilles tendon at Euro 2023 and will not be able to play again until 2023.
Following the acquisition of Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio earlier this month, Vina will become Roma’s second summer signing.
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Over the past three seasons, the Wales international, 24, has scored 32 goals on loan at Derby County, Bournemouth, and Cardiff City.
However, he was unable to persuade Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp that he is worthy of a spot in the first squad, and he completed a transfer to Craven Cottage on Saturday evening.
Fulham, who were demoted to the Championship last season after returning to the Premier League for one season, also confirmed the signing of Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga on Saturday.
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Antoine Griezmann’s destiny may be clearer now, according to rumors that the France international has informed Barcelona that he wants to join Juventus. According to Calciomercato, the Serie A team has already approached the 30-year-old about a possible transfer. The Blaugrana have been trying to sell Griezmann this summer in order to clear room on the salary sheet for Lionel Messi’s contract extension.
– According to Calciomercato, AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho may seek Mauro Icardi of Paris Saint-Germain as a replacement for Edin Dzeko. According to the source, the striker is at the top of Roma’s wishlist as the team continues to look for a new striker. Last season, the 28-year-old scored 12 goals in 24 appearances for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, while also contributing three assists across all competitions.
– According to the Daily Star, Manchester United are eager to offload Anthony Martial after the completion of the acquisition of Jadon Sancho. According to the report, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s team is looking for a £50 million transfer price for the French striker, who is presently paid £250,000 per week. Spurs are interested in signing the 25-year-old, but it’s uncertain whether Nuno Espirito Santo’s side would match the asking price.
– Timo Werner may be on his way back to the Bundesliga, according to rumors that Bayern Munich is interested. According to Football Insider, Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann is a fan of the 25-year-old, and Chelsea would be interested in signing the ex-RB Leipzig player, who failed to make the impact anticipated of him last season, scoring only six goals in 35 Premier League games.
– Caleb Chukwuemeka of Northampton Town is receiving increasing attention from teams throughout Europe, with Tottenham Hotspur being one among them. According to Football Insider, the Premier League team is considering a swap deal that would send the 19-year-old to North London. After getting into the first squad last season, the youngster earned 28 appearances.
Celtic have made an offer for Antwerp’s Aurelio Buta, according to Fichajes writer Ekrem Konur. The bid is said to be €2.5 million, which is €1 million less than the Belgian club’s asking price. The right-sided winger is said to be a top target for Celtic Park’s new manager, Ange Postecoglou, who came over this summer.
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