LIVE Transfer Updates: Thursday, August 11
Major Done Deal: Manchester United Announce Paul Pogba Transfer
Major Transfer Story: Chelsea Prepare Massive Bid For Lukaku
Former City Defender Joins Espanyol
Benvingut, #DemichelisPerico! #RCDE pic.twitter.com/xVBFgkJYOB
— RCD ESPANYOL OFICIAL (@RCDEspanyol) August 11, 2016
Chelsea, United, and Madrid Hold Talks With Santos President
Modesto Roma, Santos President, met with the club officials of Chelsea, Manchester United and Atletico Madrid over possible transfers of Gabriel Barbosa and Thiago Maia. However, he has denied any transfer talk.
“We had productive conversations,” Roma told Goal.com.
“We didn’t come to buy or sell players, neither in London or Madrid. We came to build up relationships. There weren’t offers, but we did talk about partnerships. I talked to Manchester United, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid.”
Swansea Announce Club-Record Signing
✍️ #Swans complete club-record signing of Borja Baston from @Atleti for £15.5m #HolaBorja
— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) August 11, 2016
Sissoko Waiting For Real Madrid Call
Moussa Sissoko has told BBC that he is waiting for Real Madrid to make a move for him.
“I hope Real will come for me, I’m still waiting,” the French midfielder said.
“If Real Madrid are interested in you then of course you will be happy, but right now I am still a Newcastle player.”
West Ham Will 100 % Not Sign Lacazette
Slaven Bilic has confirmed that West Ham will not go for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette.
He said: “100 per cent we will not go for Lacazette.”
Villarreal Coach Quits
Villarreal have confirmed the departure of coach Marcelino and his coaching staff on their official website.
Mahrez Not Leaving
According to the Guardian, Riyad Mahrez will not leave the defending Premier League champions. The decision was taken after talks between the club and his representatives.