Follow live all the news of the transfer market this Saturday, August 6, 2022.
The French Federation does not validate Christophe Galtier’s contract with PSG
According to the newspaper L’Equipe, the French Football Federation (FFF) has not validated the contract signed for two seasons by coach Christophe Galtier and PSG. The reason is that the French coach has expired the UEFA Pro diploma which has to be renewed every three seasons and at the moment it is not updated.
Lautaro Blanco signs for Elche… and ‘opens the door’ to Mojica
Argentinian Rosario Central has formalized the transfer of his player Lautaro Blanco to Elche from 2023, making this left-back the club’s third signing from Elche for next season, although he will only join the discipline of the entity only at the end of the current Argentine tournament, as Rosario Central clarified on its social networks. Blanco is in the same position as Colombia internationals Johan Mojica and Carlos Clerc, recently signed this summer by Elche. Everything therefore indicates that if Mojica does not find a place in another club this year, he will have all the votes to leave next season.
Chelsea, for De Jong
With the signing of Marcos Alonso on the arrival ramp, from Barcelona they warn that eventually the money Chelsea want for him could come in a deal that would end with Frenkie de Jong de Blue and with Barca releasing a wage bill to register players. According to Sport, Chelsea are offering 70 million and Marcos Alonso for the Dutch midfielder.
One of Monchi’s favorites returns to France
Olympique de Marseille has formalized the signing of Jordan Veretout from AS Roma. The French midfielder has always been one of Monchi’s favorite footballers, who tried to sign him in 2019 for Sevilla but his former side ‘took him away’. The France team will pay 11 million euros fixed, in addition to 4.5 additional kilos in variables, for the French midfielder. Veretout returns to Ligue 1 after five seasons between England and Italy.
Valverde gets wet on Iñigo Martínez
Athletic Club coach Ernesto Valverde has assured that he is “calm” regarding Íñigo Martínez’s situation and reports that point to Barcelona’s interest in returning to his services. “I don’t know, we’ll see how the month goes. But I repeat that we’re calm, focused on work, we’ll see. At the moment I have nothing to manage here. Everything is going very well here and we will see.” “He spoke about the case of the international centre-back.
Onana is already at Liverpool
Lille player Amadou Onana will be an Everton player in the next few hours. He is already in England, where he will undergo medical tests today. The British team will pay 36 million plus 4 in variables for the Belgian midfielder.
Benteke goes with Rooney
England coach Wayne Rooney’s DC United announced on Friday the signing of Belgian striker Christian Benteke, from Crystal Palace and ex-Liverpool, with franchise player status. Benteke, 31, has signed a contract through 2024, with an option for the 2025 season, the Washington team said in a statement.
Akapo Now Official for San Jose Earthquakes
We said yesterday that the excadista Akapo was set to be a new MLS player and that all that remained was to make it official. The San Jose earthquakes did it at night. The Equatoguinean winger is heading to the United States after having made very good campaigns in yellow and leaving an excellent memory among the fans.
Spalletti unveil Napoli offer to Mertens
The Italian Luciano Spalletti, coach of Naples, revealed that the Belgian Dries Mertens, already out of the dynamics of the Neapolitan club, had rejected a renewal offer. “Let’s clarify this: it wasn’t me and it wasn’t the club that didn’t want him with us. Mertens could have given us a big hand. But the club made him an offer and he didn’t did not accept.” said the coach in an interview published by the club “Corriere della Sera”.
Bellerin, one more step towards Betis
In England come to Héctor Bellerin even more absent from Arsenal after he was not included in the squad for the first Premier League game his side played last night against Crystal Palace. Read the full news.
The signing of Marcos Alonso by Barça, on the verge of
A signing that seems imminent is that of Marcos Alonso for Barcelona. The Chelsea winger bid farewell to the London club’s employees last night and there is talk that the Blaugrana side will pay 10 million euros for the 31-year-old, who was facing the final year of his contract.
Hello, we are starting another day with the transfer market after a Friday afternoon, during which, as usual, transfers and transfers were confirmed at a higher rate than usual.