Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest news in the world of sports today Friday August 9, 2019
The transfer window in the Premier League is closed ahead of the beginning of the 2019/20 Premier League season on Friday August 9, 2019. Meanwhile the window in other top-five European countries is still on and they would be able to sign players from the English teams while the English sides would not be able to sign any more players until the winter transfer window in January.
The summer transfer is still open in Italy until August 23 and still open in France, Germany and Spain until September 2.
Moving straight to other exciting deals…
Former Liverpool defender is set to join Italian side Atalanta on a free transfer following the expiration of his deal at Fenerbahce.
According to reports, no clubs are making any offer for Real Madrid star Gareth Bale.
Manchester City 22-year old star Brandon Baker is set to join Scottish side Rangers on a permanent deal today.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is not ready to leave the club this summer after being already linked to join Inter Milan and AC Milan.
Real Zaragoza are reportedly interested in signing Barcelona 19-year old star Riqui Puig on a season-long loan deal.
Racing Club are ready to make a move for Nicolas Reneiro from San Lorenzo.
Besiktas have completed the signing of left-back Pedro Rebocho from Guingamp on a season-long loan.
According to reports, Juventus will try to sell Paulo Dybala to Paris Saint-Germain. This is however subject to the departure of Brazilian star Neymar from the French side.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has said he believes Premier League clubs warped the transfer window and claims he wouldn’t pay more than £30m for defender Harry Maguire from Leicester City. He said “if Maguire is worth £80m, it means Kalidou Koulibaly is worth £250m”
Crystal Palace will reportedly reignite their negotiations with Everton to sell winger Wilfried Zaha in January.
According to reports, Tottenham were on the verge of signing Juventus star Paulo Dybala but the Serie A side failed to allow him because they could not sign Romelu Lukaku who left Manchester United for Inter Milan.
Manchester United reportedly backed out of their move for Mario Mandzukic from Juventus due to the player’s wage demands and the Italian side’s valuation for the 33-year old.
Real Madrid would reportedly be unable to sign Manchester United star Paul Pogba because the Old Trafford side could not sign a replacement before the close of the Premier League’s transfer window. Madrid are set to turn their attention to PSG star Neymar.
According to reports, defender David Luiz left Chelsea for Arsenal because he feared he might not be a regular starter in Frank Lampard’s team.
Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo was reportedly angry because his proposed move to Everton could not materialize. The Old Trafford side are ready to loan defender Marcos Rojo out to an European club this summer.
Former Manchester United forward Louis Saha has revealed he wonders why the Old Trafford side did not make a move for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld this summer.
According to reports, Manchester United rejected the chance to sign 19-year old forward Moise Kean from Juventus before the Italian switched to Everton.
Saido Berahino is set to join Belgian side Zulte Waregem as a free agent after he was released by Stoke City.
Real Madrid are still monitoring the progress of Ajax star Donny van de Beek who will cost the club £50m.
According to reports, Everton did not enter talks with Lyon star Memphis Depay earlier in the summer.
Italian star Mario Balotelli is set to join Flamengo where he will earn about £14m a year.
Reports have it that Manchester United decided to sell forward Romelu Lukaku following a row the striker had with assistant boss Mike Phelan during the club’s pre-season tour.
Celtic are targeting Kilmarnock star Greg Taylor as a potential replacement for Kieran Tierney who left for Arsenal.
That would be all for now, Good Morning!!!