Exclusive: Here we go on Chelsea & Arsenal transfers, plus Spurs updates – Fabrizio Romano
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AC Milan are pushing to get Rafael Leao’s new contract done and sealed as soon as possible – new round of talks expected in the next days with player’s lawyer in Milano. Milan are now offering more than €7m net salary per season, add-ons included.
Here we go! Arsenal have reached a full agreement to sign Leandro Trossard – click here to read more.
Arsenal are not afraid to spend big money despite missing out on Mykhaylo Mudryk – click here for Ben Jacob’s exclusive insight into what they might do next this January.
Memphis Depay to Atletico Madrid, here we go! Agreement sealed on fee around €3-4m to Barcelona, Depay is set to travel to Madrid for medicals soon. Memphis will sign a contract valid until June 2025.
Barcelona are confident of getting new contracts for Alejandro Balde and Inaki Pena sealed very soon, in the next few weeks. Talks are at final stages with both players. The club’s plan is very clear: Balde contract, full priority as he’s considered key player for present and future.
Xavi: “I’m going to speak with Memphis Depay today to see if he wants to leave or not, to see what he wants to do. I count on Memphis for everything. Of course, it’s not an easy situation when you don’t play.”
A deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang depends on La Liga, because at the moment the rules are not allowing Barcelona to proceed with the transfer; let’s see if they will get a green light but at the moment, no. Barcelona could only proceed for a loan or free transfer, nothing big or imminent yet.
Yann Sommer to Bayern Munich is a done deal – here we go! Full agreement now in place with Borussia Monchengladbach, contract valid until June 2025. Bayern will pay €8m plus €1.5m add-ons. The goalkeeper will undergo medical tests in the next hours.
Lucas Verissimo can be an opportunity on the final days of the window. He’s now 100% ready after injury, he could leave Benfica at good conditions.
Flamengo and Atletico Mineiro want him but no way to return to Brazil — European clubs keen on the move.
Dango Outtara will undergo medicals as new Bournemouth player on Thursday. Deal done for €27.5m total fee. His contract will be valid until June 2028.
Here we go! Chelsea are closing in on a €35m deal to sign Noni Madueke from PSV Eindhoven – click here for more details.
A deal for Barcelona to re-sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Chelsea depends on La Liga, because at the moment the rules are not allowing Barcelona to proceed with the transfer; let’s see if they will get a green light but at the moment, no. Barcelona could only proceed for a loan or free transfer, nothing big or imminent yet.
Manchester United sources laughed at the rumours linking Harry Maguire with Chelsea in the summer! Click here to find out more.