Today's transfer news (19th June 2024)

Today's transfer news (19th June 2024)
  • Ethan Mbappé has announced he is leaving PSG as a free agent.
  • Ethan Mbappé to PSG: "In the name of sincere love I have for you, I say goodbye and thank you PSG."
  • Chelsea admire Stuttgart striker Serhou Guirassy.
  • Atletico Madrid have told Chelsea they do not want to sell Samu Omorodion: “No, no chance, not happening." 
  • Chelsea have now contacted the player's camp, let’s see what happens.
  • Chelsea have had a €32.5m plus add ons bid for Samu Omorodion rejected, but the Blues still want him. He is Chelsea's first choice for the striker position. Napoli and Roma are also interested.
  • Dominic Solanke is out of Chelsea's price-range. 
  • Manchester United are exploring a deal to sign Joshua Zirkzee. Club-to-club talks have yet to take place but United are speaking to the Bologna striker's camp. It is believed he is open to a move to the Premier League as a transfer to AC Milan continues to stall.
  • Manchester United are looking at PSG’s Xavi Simons and Michael Olise as potential replacements for Jadon Sancho.
  • Everton have agreed a fee of around £10m to sign Aston Villa's 20-year old midfielder Tim Iroegbunam.
  • Ipswich have made Hull defender Jacob Greaves a top target for the transfer window.
  • Juventus are interested in Manchester United's Jadon Sancho, but because of his £40m price tag they could be forced into a loan with the option to buy. 
  • Borussia Dortmund have joined the race to sign Pascal Gross from Brighton this summer.
  • Barcelona sporting director Deco has chosen Luis Diaz as his priority target for the left-wing position.
  • Real Madrid will consider extending Kepa's loan at the club for another season if Andriy Lunin decides to leave.
  • Federico Chiesa is on Bayern Munich’s shortlist for the summer transfer window. Any deal for Chiesa is likely to cost between £27m and £35m, with the Italian entering the final year of his Juventus contract.
  • Ajax are exploring the possibility of signing Wout Weghorst. Weghorst is not keen on playing in the Championship for Burnley next season.
  • Joshua Kimmich on his future: "The situation is absolutely clear. I have a contract with FC Bayern until 2025, so it's not mainly up to me to be active right now. My focus is solely on the European Championship, and after that there will be a conversation."
  • Pepe, 41-year-old centre back is set to leave FC Porto as  free agent  in 2 weeks, decision made. 
  • Khvicha Kvaratskhelia on his future: “I’m only focused on the Euros, then after I will decide about my future. I’m not even thinking about that now, full focus on Georgia. I don’t want to take into consideration all things being said around."
  • Denzel Dumfries: “I think my future will be at Inter, yes. It’s a top club and I love it, I feel at home at Inter. We are in negotiations over new deal, there’s new ownership now so we will see what happens, but Inter is my family, I really love the club."
  • Kobbie Mainoo: “I am so grateful for Erik ten Hag, I can't thank him enough. He's already got two trophies, hopefully there are more to come. It is nice to have that peace of mind, we know what manager we are going back to in the new season."
  • Fermín López: “I’d be happy to sign new deal at Barça, this club is my dream since I was a kid. I hope to stay at Barcelona for many years, it’s my clear wish."

OTHER NEWS

  • The date of the next AFCON is set to moved from July-August 2025 to December-January 2025/26 because of the new Club World Cup, which means it will overlap with Premier League's Christmas schedule.
  • 🇩🇪 Germany, 🇪🇸 Spain, 🇮🇹 Italy, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England, 🇫🇷 France and 🇵🇹 Portugal all won on the opening game in the group stage for the first time in EURO history.
  • Arda Güler, 19 years and 114 days.
    The youngest player to score on his debut at the Euros, breaking record of the guy who breaks another one…
    Cristiano Ronaldo, 19 years and 128 days… in 2004.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo became only player to feature in 6 different editions of the Euros, from 2004 to 2024.
  • Arda Güler is the first teenager to score on his Euros debut since Cristiano Ronaldo in 2004.
  • Pepe became the oldest player ever to feature in the Euros, the second player with most appearances at the Euros…  makes history again.
  • Arda Güler: "Carlo Ancelotti sent me a message before the match and wished me success. Real Madrid's support also motivates me a lot.”
  • Güler’s Goal against Georgia makes him the youngest goalscorer ever for Turkey.