Chelsea are set to revive their interest in Jules Kounde during the January transfer window if Sevilla lower their asking price back to around €50 million, where the two clubs almost found an agreement this summer, sources have told ESPN.
In what is certainly one of the more strange stories we’ve covered this week, Pep Guardiola has reportedly asked Manchester City not to enter any semblance of talks with Jorge Mendes about Ansu Fati. The “talks” if you call them that, haven’t even truly began and seem to only be a bargaining chip on the part of Mendes.
City's club captain is gearing himself up for another month of intense football in three different competitions. However, the Brazilian is no stranger to hard work, becoming a stalwart in the midfield for over eight years now.
Cristiano Ronaldo is back at Manchester United and ready to wear the club's No. 7 shirt for the first time since 2009 in Saturday's Premier League clash against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. But giving the Portugal forward his old number is the easy part for United; the big challenge now is where to play him.
Serie A has been largely dominated by Juventus in the last decade, but a strong showing by Inter Milan last year has stopped Juventus for winning the title 10 years in a row. After an exciting season, the summer was equally exciting, with many teams trying to join the battle for a wide-open title race. Here are the three best signings by Italian clubs this summer:
The leaked current contract of Neymar with Paris Saint-Germain includes a unique clause stating he will be paid an extra bonus for just being “friendly.”
Following Gini Wijnaldum’s departure early in the summer, Liverpool were linked with a series of potential midfield replacements only to in the end decide to head into the 2021-22 season with the players they already had at the club.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has finally opened up and offered his thoughts on French defender Samuel Umtiti and young midfielder Riqui Puig.
Manchester United remain keen on West Ham United's Declan Rice despite deciding against investing in a midfielder this summer, sources have told ESPN.
If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that Joan Laporta is good at taking big shots and making promises. A report from Sport this morning detailed how once he was elected, Joan Laporta made an effort to resign an old friend and bring him back to the Camp Nou.
Brazilian health officials stormed onto the pitch to stop the country's World Cup qualifier against Argentina on Sunday because three Argentinians apparently broke COVID-19 regulations.
U.S. national team midfielder Gio Reyna has the potential that will allow him to "play for one of the best five teams in the world", says one of his former coaches.
Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano (aka Mr. Here We Go!) made an appearance on Sport1 journalist Florian Plettenberg’s Meine Bayern-Woche podcast and said not to count out Bayern Munich in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund star striker Erling Haaland next summer.
New Barcelona signing Luuk de Jong has been talking about his move to the Camp Nou and why Ronald Koeman opted to bring him in on deadline day from Sevilla.
Emerson Royal joined Tottenham from Barcelona on transfer deadline day.
Following the sudden departure of Cristiano Ronaldo over the recent summer transfer window, Juventus is looking ahead to formulating a keen sporting project for the long term.
England went into its UEFA World Cup Qualifying match against Hungary knowing it would be facing a hostile crowd in Budapest. But it was plainly obvious that the Three Lions weren’t rattled.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been released early from the Portugal squad after picking up a suspension ahead of his Manchester United return.
It was an extremely wild final day of the summer transfer window, with countless players taking their talents to new clubs. Real Madrid meanwhile, was able to sign a young Frenchman, but it was Eduardo Camavinga, not Kylian Mbappe. Los Blancos offered a bag of money to PSG for their talisman, but the club didn’t budge, claiming they wanted €200 million for Mbappe. Well, Florentino Perez ultimately said sure, we’ll pay it. Even after meeting their asking price, PSG still didn’t let the France international go.
Cristiano Ronaldo is men’s football’s all-time leading scorer.
It seemed as if Real Madrid had bowed out of the Kylian Mbappe sweepstakes on Monday, but the Spanish club continued to push Paris Saint-Germain in an attempt to land the French superstar ahead of the transfer deadline. Madrid returned to the table with a gargantuan €200 million bid for Mbappe (the amount supposedly needed for a transfer to be considered), but they’re getting no response from PSG and seem resigned to the fact that he won’t be coming, at least for now.
Tottenham have signed Brazil defender Emerson Royal from Barcelona for 30m euro (£25.8m) on a five-year contract.
According to French media outlets L’Equipe, RMC and Telefoot, Real Madrid is no longer pursuing Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe in this summer’s transfer window. The Spanish giants attempted to sign the forward multiple times, but PSG declined two bids as the transfer deadline loomed.
The Portuguese international joined Manchester City from Benfica last September and instantly transformed the defence. For then a club record £63 million, Dias arrived at the Etihad Stadium with high expectations.
Two wins and a defeat means Manchester City head into the first international break of the season with six points out of a possible nine.