Transfer News: Giroud on his way to Milan, Deschamps extends with Le Bleus
We’ll update the list from time to time as news emerge from leading transfer news outlets across the world of football
Ronaldo considers PSG, should we be worried?
ESPN is confident Cristiano Ronaldo is in talks with PSG entourage over a potential transfer and he was quoted to have said he is interested in the project the capital club is building after they snapped up Sergio Ramos and Gigi Donnarumma.
PSG wants to win the champions league and by signing proven winners, while keeping the core of their men in Neymar, Mbappe and Verratti, they can add Ronaldo and just go home with the trophy, like seriously, should we be worried?
Deschamps stays, extends for another two years
France may have had an underwhelming Euro 2020 but they aren’t ready to part with the man that landed the World Cup for them as we can confirm that Didier Deschamps has extended his contract with the Le Bleus for another two years.
There speculations that the 1998 world cup winner would step down after the shock second round loss to Switzerland but all rumors have been quelled by the French Football Federation as they announced the new deal on Thursday, and we were told the conversation took only three minutes!
Atletico extends Simeone’s contract till 2024
They are the champions, he is doing well and they want him to continue, we can confirm again that Atletico Madrid has extended the contract of Diego Simeone following a successful season where he landed the La Liga title for the second time in his time at the capital.
Two champions league finals, both ending in a defeat to city rivals Real Madrid and never been off the champions league places, say what you will about his style but he is working. He stays!
Giroud set for Milan move?
Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal worth £1.7m to sell Olivier Giroud to AC Milan.
As first reported by Sky in Italy, the 36-year-old France international is set to travel to Italy for a medical before signing for Milan.
The Serie A side are set to pay an initial fee of £860,000 (1m Euros) plus another £860,000 in add-ons depending on the player's appearances and the club's qualification to next season's Champions League group stage.
Locatelli to Juventus… or Arsenal?
The ongoing tussle between Juventus and Arsenal over Italy international Manuel Locatelli seems to know no end at the moment after Sassuolo sporting director confirmed the club is in talks with a “club from abroad” for Locatelli.
Arsenal will need to up their game to price the Italian gem away from they grasps of Juventus, Granit Xhaka also has to be sorted, left to be seen how that shapes up.