LIVE Transfer Updates: Saturday, July 16
Major Done Deal: Barcelona Announce Samuel Umtiti Signing
Major Transfer Story: Manchester United To Complete Pogba Transfer This Weekend
Sevilla Confirm Vazquez deal
Acuerdo con la Us Palermo para el traspaso de @mudo_vazquez #SevillaFC https://t.co/r7NxGqZqsP pic.twitter.com/1xd8I5JNEs
— Sevilla Fútbol Club (@SevillaFC) July 16, 2016
Villarreal Line Up Rojo Switch
La Liga side Villarreal want Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo, according to Marca.
However, Villarreal are not willing to meet United’s asking price for the Argentina international, and could therefore end up signing the defender on loan instead.
Real Madrid Exit Still On Cards
Arsenal To Hijack West Ham Target
Carlos Bacca has been subject of interest from West Ham, with some reports claiming a transfer fee between the Hammers and AC Milan has already been agreed.
However, according to Express, Arsenal are preparing to hijack the deal, by plotting a £26m move for the AC Milan striker.
Confirmed: Dortmund In Gotze Talks
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed that both German outfits are in talks over the transfer of Mario Gotze.
Rummenigge told Sport1 television: “I wouldn’t say a deal has been struck, but I can confirm that there have been talks with Borussia Dortmund as well as with his agent.
“But it’s not complete yet. The clubs must first reach an agreement over a transfer fee.”
Arsenal To Use Giroud For Higuain Transfer
Contrary to reports of Gonzalo Higuain agreeing terms with Juventus, Napoli’s official Radio Station claimed:
“At the moment the rumour linking Higuain to Juve is true, but I am certain that in the end Pipita will leave Napoli to go abroad. He will almost certainly join Arsenal. For now the Gunners are offering €50m plus Giroud. Arsenal are trying to free up funds by selling players so they can increase the economic part of the proposal.”
Kante Leaves Leicester City
Watford Sign Zuniga
OFFICIAL: Juan Camilo Zúñiga has signed for #watfordfc on a season-long loan! More info: https://t.co/ZCIepKlDCw pic.twitter.com/8mJNtQMa4x
— Watford FC (@WatfordFC) July 16, 2016
Diego Costa Wants To Leave
Chelsea forward Diego Costa has informed new boss Antonio Conte that he wants to leave, according to AS.
The Spanish striker is wanted by Atletico Madrid, as Diego Simeone is keen to bring back the former Atleti man.