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TOP STORY: Bale moved the pinch in Pogba to Madrid
The rumors that Paul Pogba would leave Manchester United for Real Madrid, almost as if only you were the ones you & # 39; re over Gareth Bale's difficult and inescapable departure from the Bernabeu. And now it seems that the two movements are also linked unlawfully.
AS reports that Real could only pay for financial reasons to bring Pogba to Madrid than Los Blancos are able to load the heavy annual salary and cash of Bale on its reported market value of € 50-60 million, roughly half of the € 100 million Spurs collected when they sold the Welshman in 2013 .
Meanwhile, Sky Sports sources say "Bale is being redeemed from Madrid, possibly an offer that would come close to making it the highest paid player in the world." Next?
And just to add some extra stuff to a saga, it was no shortage of drama during Madrid's preseason tour by the US, with manager Zinedine Zidane saying that Bale must leave the club and hit Bale's agent at & # 39; a French manager by his remarks to name shame.
Infect the people, this must be quite a ride as the summer window rumbles.
10.30 BST: While talking about Gareth …
The agent of Wales-International Jonathan Barnett insists that Bale & # 39; glad & # 39; remains at Madrid despite being coached by coach Zinedine Zidane. Spanish media reports claimed that Jiangsu Suning was its most likely destination, with a direct loan to its sister club & # 39; Inter Milan's possibility, but Barnett played all the talks from a relocation.
"All this frenzy is unbelievable," he told ESPN FC on Tuesday. "Gareth is a real player. End of story."
Barnett stated that it was "unlikely" that Bale would play against Arsenal in Tuesday's ICC clash with Arsenal in Washington DC, but he replied "ask Zidane" then he was asked how long the situation could continue with the 30 year olds are not considered for selection.
10.24 BST: Real Madrid would be ready to leave Gareth Bale leaving this summer to go to China for free, if they are looking to open a busy situation at the Bernabeu, has told a club to the ESPN FC.
10.01 BST: Martin Odegaard is eager to show that he will be good enough to play one day for Real Madrid, while on a season-long loan at Real Sociedad.
The Norway international went to Madrid in 2015, but spent the past two and a half season in loan in the Eredivisie, with respectively Heerenveen and Vitesse. The spelling of Odegaard at Vitesse last season proved successful, in order to score the attacking midfielder 11 goals in 39 appearances in all competitions.
"Of course I have a contract with Madrid and my goal is to play that one day, that is the goal since I went to Madrid," said the 20-year-old Marca. "But at the moment for me it just goes to focus on being here [Real Sociedad], improve, help the team and we'll see. I want to play there [at Madrid] but now my focus is here. "
Ajax were among the clubs that hope to draw Odegaard on a permanent deal this sum.
"I had some options, after last season many teams were interested [in me], "he said." It is true that I spoke to some teams, but I had a good feeling of the first meeting I had here, the project they had for me, and the plans of & # 39; e club. Madrid told me that I could vote for me, I had a good feeling from the first moment. "
09.40 BST: ICYMI – Real Betis has attracted attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir for an undisclosed fee, the club advised.
A winner of the 2018 World Cup with France, Fekir has signed a four-year contract with the La Liga outfit and becomes the fourth signature of & # 39; e club.
It's probably worth € 20 million, plus € 10 million more in add-ons, for the 26-year-old midfielder, who has scored 69 goals and 46 more in 193 games for Lyon since they promoted to the first team in 2013.
09.22 BST: Barcelona flop Kevin-Prince Boateng could return to Eintracht Frankfurt, Bild and kicker reports.
The former Ghana international left Frankfurt to Sassuolo after winning the cup in 2018, saying he wanted to be closer to his family, but could re-enroll the upcoming weeks for the Bundesliga side.
After the second half of last season spent on loan at Barcelona, the 32-year-old to 2009, 2013 and 2017 could return to Germany for a fourth time.
Frankfurt is seeking to strengthen its team after losing its attackers Luka Jovic to Real Madrid and Sebastien Haller to West Ham. They also reported their attention on the Dortmund duo Maximilian Philipp and Sebastian Rothe, finally, lent to Eintracht for the first half of 2019.
08.51 BST: Dani Ceballos was able to travel to London on Tuesday to undergo a medical examination before joining Arsenal on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, according to AS.
According to Spanish sports daily, Arsenal coach Unai Emery has been pivotal in Ceballos' decision to participate in the Gunners. The Spanish coach has been talking to the player and his family over the past few days to convince them that Arsenal is the best choice for the player. Emery wants to make Ceballos an important player in his midfield and has the player guaranteed at least 40 games at a major European club.
The Arsenal boss said on Tuesday at a news conference on the preseason tour of the club: "We talked about the possibility of signing one player and we have several names. The club worked on it. Ceballos is a very good player, i know him from Betis in the beginning and also at Real Madrid. He played very well with the under-21s, they won with his national team in this league. "
Ceballos, who was also associated with AC Milan, is linked to Madrid until June 2023. The 22-year-old has made 23 league appearances for Madrid, 13 as a start in 2018-19, and aims to leave the Bernabeu on loan in a bid to have more playing time.
Ceballos, which won Spain this summer the European Under-21 championship, has no intention of leaving Madrid on a permanent basis.
08.29 BST: Sporting Lisbon President Frederico Varandas has warned Manchester United and other potential suitors Bruno Fernandes will not leave the club for € 62 million.
Manchester United's goal is to sign the Sporting captain and have probably raised their bid to € 62 million to land the midfielder. Fernandes, 24, has a € 100 million release clause and is linked to Sporting until June 2023.
Varandas told Portuguese TV station RTP: "I don't know if one or many (clubs) are interested. That's talking about € 55 million, € 62 million, but I can say with certainty say that he will not leave for these figures We make our group and we will be ready [for the upcoming season]. Unfortunately, we are conditional on players coming and going until the last day [of the transfer window]. "
Varandas added that in the event that Fernandes sells this summer, the club would "bring in quality players."
Fernandes, who scored 29 goals in all competitions this season, including 20 in the league, is a reported target of Liverpool, Tottenham, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese international underscores that he would like to play in England, but the club has the final say, and tells reporters ahead of his trip to his team to New York, where they will take them to Liverpool in & # 39; a friendly Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
"I don't like the market much," he said. "The only thing I can say is that I have to leave to not miss my plane. I have already said that I would like to play in England, but it doesn't interest me at this time. Can it be this coming season? be if the club decides, I'm not the one who makes the decisions.
At the question of whether he would sell himself for € 62 million, he said: "I don't know, I am not the president, I must not take that decision."
08.00 BST: Manchester United will continue her search for a technical director despite giving Nicky Butt a promotion, sources ESPN FC have told.
Butt moved from main academy to head of first team development, reports directly to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and will sit on the technical board.
However, plans are still in place to even name a technical director for a search that lasted more than six months.
Rio Ferdinand has held talks with executive vice president Ed Woodward on the role and Darren Fletcher has worked as a consultant, but a formal appointment is still to be made.
The club was hopeful to have a technical director at the start of the season, but sources have told ESPN FC that there is no set timeframe to fill the job.
ESPN FC's Ian Darke wakes up Man P Paulba's Man Pogba's future, and calls the club to sell their star midfielder and use the money to refurbish the field.
PAPIERTALK (by Steve Wright)
Tierney too expensive for Arsenal's taste?
Kieran Tierney's Moving rumors to Arsenal can be dead and buried, in order to reach a dispute between The Gunners and Celtic problematic, The Telegraph reports.
The left back has been a goal for Unai Emery for many weeks, with the club making two offers for it, the second in a £ 25m region. However, Celtic were not satisfied that Arsenal could no longer pay in advance.
Well, it looks like Arsenal can ignore their attention. They have already signed Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba, but he has been returned to the French club until next season, so it remains an area that this summer reinforcement is needed.
Lookman comes close to signing Leipzig
Everton winger Ademola Lookman is close to completing a relocation to RB Leipzig, with just a medical link to perform, reports Sky Sports.
The German side is understood to be paying £ 22.5m to Everton, structured as an initial fee of £ 16m plus extensions.
The relocation will be something of a lucky homecoming for Lookman who's, since returning to Goodison Park after a seasonally-ending gameplay at Leipzig in 2017-18, Premier League matches have started on just three occasions for Marco Silva's side.
Leipzig has been busy, and recently Chelsea's Ethan Ampadu is renovating a seasonal loan deal.
Tracks are the purpose of these two logins
It's set on a hectic few days at & # 39; s new White Hart Lane, where & # 39; Tottenham Hotspur both hope to welcome Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon to the club, according to The Mirror.
Midfielder Le Celso, currently on Real Betis books, would restore Spurs between £ 54m and £ 60m, while Fulham's Sessegnon would cost £ 20m, the summer expenses of & # 39; take a club well over £ 100m, thanks to the £ 73m signature of Tanguy Ndombele.
Will not pay less than £ 68 million for Lo Celso, which has a £ 88m release clause, but its willingness to join Mauricio Pochettino's site may be a factor in lowering its rating.
– Christian EriksenFormerly Madrid's goal for Atletico Madrid, it seems to be on Tottenham Hotspur now, to investigate alternative options for the Spanish side, Marca reports. Madrid is now more interested in James Rodriguez, which would be much more affordable at around £ 35m, compared to Eriksen's £ 60m value.
– Sporting Lisbon President Frederico Varandas is not impressed with Manchester United's attempt to sign Bruno Fernandes for £ 49m, reports RTP. "What I know there is a lot of talk about values, arrived at & # 39; the press, $ 55 million, $ 62 million … for which he leaves, for sure," said Varandas.
– France international forward Nabil Fekir has completed a relocation to Real Betis from Lyon, announcing the clubs on Monday. The contract runs through 2023, with the Lyon saying that the deal is worth € 19.75 million, plus € 10 million in incentive and includes a potential bonus of 20 percent sell-on.