Atletico Madrid withdraw €60m bid for Rodrigo
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Atletico Madrid withdraw €60m bid for Rodrigo

Valencia general director Mateu Alemany has revealed Atletico Madrid’s offer for Rodrigo is “no longer on the table” ahead of the new La Liga campaign. The Spanish international had been the subject of an alleged €60 million (£54.8m/$66.5m) bid from Los Rojiblancos ahead of their season opener against Getafe this weekend. The move was expected to…

Roma & Monaco to do battle for Rugani capture
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Roma & Monaco to do battle for Rugani capture

Daniele Rugani looks set to leave Juventus this summer, with Ligue 1 outfit Monaco joining Roma in the chase for the center-back. Rugani was a target for Premier League club Arsenal, though Juventus turned down a two-year loan deal for the 25-year-old. With the Premier League transfer deadline having passed, the options for the center-back…

David Neres signs new Ajax contract amid Manchester United interest
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David Neres signs new Ajax contract amid Manchester United interest

David Neres has signed a new deal with Ajax, putting an end to reports of an exit amid links to Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, and Everton. The Brazilian winger has officially signed on for a new contract that runs through 2023, adding a further year to his prior deal that was set to expire in…

David Luiz nears shock Arsenal move as he skips Chelsea Training
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David Luiz nears shock Arsenal move as he skips Chelsea Training

David Luiz has sensationally skipped Chelsea training on the penultimate day of the transfer window as Arsenal consider a move for the defender. The Brazil international was expected at the Blues’ Cobham training ground as normal on Wednesday ahead of Sunday’s Premier League opener against Manchester United. But Goal confirms that the former Paris Saint-Germain star…

Inter Milan confident of landing Lukaku from Manchester United
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Inter Milan confident of landing Lukaku from Manchester United

Inter Milan are increasingly confident they can complete a cut-price deal for Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku now that Juventus have ended their interest in the player, The Independent understands. United gave permission for Lukaku to train with his former club Anderlecht on Monday. However, they expected him to report back to their Carrington training base…

Wayne Rooney agrees to return with England with Derby County in Player-Coach capacity

Wayne Rooney agrees to return with England with Derby County in Player-Coach capacity

Wayne Rooney will be returning to English football from MLS side D.C. United in January, with the Manchester United legend agreeing on an 18-month deal with Derby County. A man who has more goals to his name for the Red Devils and Three Lions than any other player will be linking up with the Rams…

Coutinho to Arsenal is too far-fetched – Martin Keown

Coutinho to Arsenal is too far-fetched – Martin Keown

Philippe Coutinho would be “a very exciting signing” for Arsenal, admits Martin Keown, but a deal for the Barcelona playmaker is considered to be “far-fetched”. The Brazil international has seen rumors surface regarding a shock switch to Emirates Stadium. Having struggled to prove his worth on the back of a big-money transfer to Camp Nou…

Everton complete €30m capture of Juventus Wonderkid Moise Kean
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Everton complete €30m capture of Juventus Wonderkid Moise Kean

Everton have confirmed the capture of highly-rated Juventus teenager Moise Kean in a deal worth an initial €27.5 million (£25m/$31m) The deal could grow to become worth up to €30m (£27m/$33m) with add-ons, with Kean set to earn €3m (£2.75m/$3.3m) a year on Merseyside across a five-year contract. Kean, who has been capped three times by his…

Barcelona sign Junior Firpo from Real Betis
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Barcelona sign Junior Firpo from Real Betis

Barcelona have completed the €18 million (£16.3m/$20m) signing of Real Betis defender Junior Firpo. The left-back has signed a five-year deal with the Spanish champions and will provide competition for Jordi Alba at Camp Nou. The final fee for Junior could rise to €30m (£27.5m/$33.4m) with add-ons, while his release clause has been set at €200m.