Today’s news in France
Arrived this summer on the Lyon bench, Peter Bosz had few reinforcements. Asked by Progress, the Dutch coach said: ““There are only around 7 clubs in the world, including Real Madrid, Manchester City, which are not obliged to sell players. If they want to keep them, they do. Olympique Lyonnais is not in this case. It is possible that there will be departures (…) From the beginning, I have young people, so I will look with the staff which players we will retain. ““
According to journalist Jorge Nicola, who works for Yahoo Brazil in particular, São Paulo is in very advanced negotiations with Olympique de Marseille to enlist the 31-year-old striker Dario benedetto, author of a good preseason under the orders of Jorge Sampaoli.
The Daily Mail explains what could be the price of Paul pogba in the event of a sale this summer: 50 million euros. At least that’s the amount that Paris Saint-Germain think is enough to convince their English counterparts to let go of the player.
After four years at Crystal Palace, Mamadou Sakho (31 years old) will be back in France. The former Paris Saint-Germain defender has reached an agreement with Montpellier. But we will have to wait a little before seeing him disembark at Grammont. The Team indicates that the player must arrive in Montpellier this weekend or next Monday at the latest.
According to The Athletic, Duje Caleta-Car, pushed towards the exit in Marseille, is in the sights of Naples. Brighton is also on the move, as is West Ham.
Daily news abroad
Yes Antoine Griezmann doubted it, now it is fixed. Barça want to get rid of him at all costs. And if the exchange with Saul Niguez was not at the end, while Atlético was the preferred destination for the player, now the Culés are trying a similar operation with Manchester City, where Raheem sterling, Bernardo Silva, Aymeric Laporte or Riyad Mahrez like according to Catalunya Radio.
Currently under contract with the Merengues until 2025, Ferland Mendy would not be satisfied with his current salary, as the Catalan daily informs it. Sport. This disagreement could lead the Madrid club to put Ferland Mendy on the market.
According to Corriere dello Sport, Cristiano Ronaldo is going to stay well in Turin, simply because there is no offer and no club really interested in his services.
Successfully loaned to West Ham for six months, Jesse Lingard burst the screen. While Manchester United hopes to extend it, the Englishman is stirring up envy, making him one of the stars of this transfer window.
The focus of the day
Lots of movements in Liverpool this summer where the Reds are looking to renew their workforce, especially in attack and on the wings. French profile Kingsley coman is particularly appreciated by the English club. The latter has still not found an extension agreement with Bayern Munich. The Bavarian leaders could resign themselves to selling him if he does not resign.
Liverpool are also following in the footsteps of a former Ligue 1 player, namely Ismaila Sarr. The former Rennais greatly appeals to Jürgen Klopp. Confirmation of his potential at Watford this season has probably given him some comfort. To the point of proposing an offer of up to 40 M €. Clearly, Liverpool have a keen eye on the talents of Ligue 1, since the last sensation of the 2020-2021 season Jeremy Doku would also be in the small papers. Its beautiful Euro with Belgium has increased its rating.
On the departures side, it’s the captain of the Reds Jordan henderson which is making the headlines in recent days in England. The 31-year-old has given his managers an ultimatum. An extension this summer or departure there will be! PSG is carefully monitoring this file which would dream of associating it with his former teammate Georginio Wijnaldum. Another departure is mentioned, it is that of the defender Nathaniel Philipps who is on the shelves of Brighton, who would like to compensate for the departure of Ben White who takes the direction of Arsenal.
Strengthen and degrease, but also prolong. Many executives will be terminated in the next two seasons. Anticipating, this is the mission of the leaders of the Reds. Because it is neither more nor less of the players who form the backbone of Liverpool who are concerned: Virgil Van Dijk, Fabinho, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed salah or Sadio Mané, just that! Liverpool have their work cut out for them!
Officials of the day
OGC Nice announced Tuesday evening the arrival of the promising Justin kluivert (22 years old) from AS Rome. The son of the former FC Barcelona player, Patrick Kluivert, landed on the French Riviera in the form of a loan with a purchase option of around € 10 million.
“Tom Renaud (20), the defender trained at the club, is once again on loan for a season, without an option to buy, to SO Cholet. We wish him a good season under the Choletaise colors! ”Announced the Merlus.
David Alaba is going to be officially introduced as a new Real Madrid player. And proof that the Merengues legends are less important than Casa Blanca, the Austrian will wear number 4 this season. The 4, which had been owned by Sergio Ramos for 16 years.
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New Norwich City player for a few days, the former Niçois Pierre Lees-Melou discovered his new club on Wednesday. The midfielder notably took the pose with the jersey he will wear, he who will have the number 20 on his back.
After only having known Nîmes Olympique, the defender Sofiane alakouch (22 years old) will discover Metz! The Garnets have just formalized the arrival of the defender. He signed a contract until 2025.