Barca scout urges membership to signal Sevilla’s Gil ASAP

The switch window could have slammed shut, however that does not imply the hearsay mill has shut down! Hypothesis over summer time strikes is heating up so try the newest gossip under, and see all official offers right here.

TOP STORY: Barca should act quick to signal ‘greatest footballer in Spain’

Barcelona should transfer quick in the event that they wish to signal Sevilla midfielder Bryan Gil, in response to one in all membership scouts.

Gil, 20, is at present on mortgage at Eibar, the place he has scored three objectives and arrange two extra in 15 video games this season.

Barcelona scout German Vaya ‘Mani’ believes Gil, whose contract with Sevilla runs till June 2023, has some similarities to former Barca and present Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar.

“Proper now the most effective footballer in Spain is Bryan Gil,” Mani stated forward of Wednesday’s Copa del Rey semifinal first-leg conflict between the 2 sides (stream the replay on ESPN+ within the U.S.). “I’ve spoken to [Barcelona technical director] Ramon Planes, who has Bryan Gil on his thoughts. In the event that they [Barca] do it [make a move] now, Gil’s clause is €35m. If he renews with Sevilla it’ll turn out to be €150m.”

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10.09 GMT: Actual Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has provided to decrease his wages to be able to stay on the membership for an additional season, in response to Mundo Deportivo.

Actual Madrid are negotiating wage reductions with every participant because of the influence of the coronavirus pandemic on the membership’s funds.

Modric, 35, has been in talks with Madrid to signal a one-year contract extension and is prepared to scale back his wages to make it occur. The Croatia worldwide turns into a free agent in June.

The previous Tottenham participant has been an everyday in Zinedine Zidane’s squad, making 28 appearances for Los Blancos this season.

09.16 GMT: Thomas Tuchel believes Kepa Arrizabalaga can nonetheless rescue his Chelsea profession however urged the goalkeeper to not strive too exhausting to impress on his first begin for the brand new Blues boss.

Kepa’s future at Stamford Bridge regarded doomed beneath Tuchel’s predecessor Frank Lampard after falling out of favour because the membership introduced in Eduoard Mendy from Rennes to turn out to be their first-choice goalkeeper.

The Blues signed Kepa from Athletic Bilbao for a world-record price of £71.6m in August 2018 however had been prepared to take heed to presents this summer time if nearly all of that sum may very well be recouped.

No membership was at that worth and Kepa has performed simply 4 instances since Mendy’s arrival in September. Nonetheless, Tuchel’s arrival has given him alternative for a recent begin, starting with Thursday’s FA Cup fifth spherical tie at Championship facet Barnsley.

“He’ll play tomorrow, he’ll begin tomorrow,” stated Tuchel, who was sacked by Paris Saint-Germain in December earlier than succeeding Lampard final month. “And from exterior, after all we had a view on his scenario, and a few difficulties on the sporting facet. Perhaps additionally the circumstances of his switch possibly just a little bit on his shoulders. That was the impression from exterior.

“From inside I see a pleasant man, I see a pleasant persona, an open persona, a hard-working man, with clearly lots of high quality. So the great factor for him is that we begin new, it is a new begin for him. I haven’t got a historical past with him and I hope there might be no difficulties, as a result of I do not see them coming.”

08.30 GMT: The Each day Mail reviews that Manchester United have made RB Leipzig‘s Ibrahima Konate their No. 1 switch goal for the summer time — after admitting defeat within the race to land his centre-back associate, Dayot Upamecano.

With Bayern Munich now the agency favourites to signal Upamecano, it is France Below-21 star Konate who’s attracting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s consideration. The Mail reviews that United could have to seek out £37m in the event that they wish to signal the previous Sochaux participant. He has additionally been linked with Chelsea and Liverpool.

PAPER ROUND (by Harry Kettle)

Spurs, Juve need Damsgaard

Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus are set to battle it out for winger Mikkel Damsgaard, in response to Tuttosport.

The Sampdoria star has reportedly seen his worth triple since arriving on the membership from Danish membership FC Nordsjaelland for round £6.5 million final summer time. Juve are hoping that they will persuade him to remain in Serie A, however Spurs fancy their possibilities of luring him to the Premier League.

Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho is personally keeping track of the 20-year-old Denmark worldwide because the summer time switch window attracts nearer.

Angelino set to seal RB Leipzig transfer

Angelino is about to hitch RB Leipzig on a everlasting deal from dad or mum membership Manchester Metropolis, Sport Bild reviews.

The 24-year-old is out on mortgage in Germany, the place he’s having fun with a extremely profitable spell and, resulting from a clause in his contract, he’s now set to formally convey his time on the Etihad to an finish.

The report states that if Angelino performs towards Augsburg on Friday in Bundesliga motion, he can have performed the requisite variety of video games to set off the clause which implies Leipzig a lot buy the participant.


AC Milan are aiming to lock Davide Calabria right down to a brand new contract, Calciomercato reviews. The 22-year-old might be given the prospect to increase his time on the San Siro by way of to 2025 after hypothesis over his future with the Serie A title contenders. Milan wish to get the deal signed earlier than the tip of the season, hoping that Calabria can proceed to play a key position of their resurgence.

– Chinese language facet Shandong have made a £9m bid to signal Lyon midfielder Thiago Mendes, in response to Globo Esporte. The 28-year-old is believed to be open to the thought of creating the leap over to China the place many prime gamers in world soccer have gone in the previous few years, though it is not but identified if Lyon are prepared to let him go. The switch window stays open in China in February.


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