Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest news in the football world today Wednesday August 26, 2020
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has told the hierarchy of the club that he wants to leave. The Argentine international could use the clause in his deal through which he can unilaterally terminate his contract. More than eight clubs have immediately shown interest in him and they include Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, AC Milan, Inter Milan, and Juventus.
Following the news that Messi is leaving Barcelona, the club’s president Josep Bartomeu is set to resign from his position.
Daley Blind, the Ajax defender reportedly collapsed before he was substituted during the club’s pre-season friendly match on Tuesday against Hertha Berlin.
Roma have completed the signing of Pedro on a free transfer from Chelsea. He signed a three-year deal with the Serie A side.
Brazilian legend Ronaldinho has finally been allowed to leave Paraguay following five months of detention in which a part was spent in the prison as well as house arrest after he allegedly got into the country with a fake passport.
Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire has reportedly been found guilty of repeated attempts of bribery, aggravated assault, and resisting arrest by a court in Greece following the incidence that happened over the weekend which involved some police officers. He has now been withdrawn from England’s squad that was earlier releases yesterday. Maguire will face 21 months and 10 days suspended prison sentence because it was his first offence.
Chelsea will most likely confirm the signing of defender Thiago Silva on a free transfer on Thursday when the Brazilian will hold his medical.
Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has been confirmed to remain at the club as the manager of the side next season.
Leeds United are on the verge of signing Valencia star Rodrigo after they agreed with Valencia who are trying to sell most of their stars due to financial crisis.
Crystal Palace have reached an agreement with QPR to sign midfielder Eberechi Eze for a £14m fee after beating Fulham and West Brom to him.
Fulham are interested in signing Brentford star Ollie Watkins as they look to win the race for the 24-year-old. Aston Villa, West Brom, and Leeds United are also all interested in him.
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