Latest Football Transfer News Across The Globe
With the transfer window officially opened in England, other European countries as well as other continents, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well.
Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season.
Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here.
Coutinho agrees PSG deal
Brazil international set to leave Camp Nou
Barcelona and Brazillian midfielder, Philippe Coutinho has according to reports by Sport, agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
It is believed that should the deal be successful, Neymar will be making a return to the Camp Nou.
Neymar has only been in France for two years, following his world record transfer from Barcelona.
Lyon completes signing of Mendes for €25m
Lyon has completed the €25 (£22.4m/$28m) signing of Lille midfielder Thiago Mendes.
Mendes is expected to fill the void left by Tanguy Ndombele, who joined Tottenham on Tuesday.
Thiago Mendes s’engage avec l’Olympique Lyonnais !
Bem-vindo ?? pic.twitter.com/Der5tZBnwU
— Olympique Lyonnais (@OL) July 3, 2019
Atletico Madrid confirm Felipe’s arrival
Spanish club, Atletico Madrid has confirmed the arrival of Felipe at the club after initially announcing the deal last month.
The former Porto player is expected to fill the void created by the departure of Diego Godin.
?⚪ #BienvenidoFelipe ?⚪
? Hoy llega a Madrid Felipe, central brasileño procedente del @FCPorto, y mañana firmará su contrato que le vincula con nuestro club para las próximas tres temporadas ?
?? ¡Bienvenido a tu nueva casa! ☺
?? https://t.co/0Z5JgwWXST#AúpaAtleti pic.twitter.com/DS6eDFkXgn
— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) July 3, 2019
Arsenal move to sign Fekir
Arsenal have made enquiries over the possibility of signing Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir, according to L’Equipe.
France international Fekir could be sold this summer if he cannot agree a new deal with the Ligue 1 outfit with the club already rejected a number of bids from Chinese clubs.
Maguire may force Leicester exit
The Sun has reported that Harry Maguire has informed Leicester City that he wants to leave the club this summer.
Manchester United top the list of clubs said to be interested in signing the England international but the Foxes, however, are holding out for £85 million ($107m) for the defender.
Tierney to choose Celtic over Arsenal
Indications have emerged that Arsenal transfer target Kieran Tierney wants to stay at Celtic instead of moving to Arsenal, reports The Express.
Emery is understood to have made the 22-year-old left-back one of his major targets for the current transfer window.
Meanwhile, Celtic are reportedly open to a transfer but are demanding a fee of at least £25 million.
Newcastle accepts bid for Ayoze Perez
Newcastle United have accepted a £30 million bid from Leicester City for forward Ayoze Perez, according to the BBC.
The 25-year-old Perez who joined the Magpies in 2014, has scored 48 times in 195 appearances since making the move.
Mbappe commits immediate future to PSG
French striker, Kylian Mbappe has ended speculations surrounding his immediate future by committing to PSG.
Naija News reports many top clubs were monitoring the player’s situation but Mbappe moved to end all speculations when he posted a picture of himself in the new PSG kit for next season.
He posted the club’s slogan, ‘Ici c’est Paris’ – ‘this is Paris’ – followed by ‘19/20’, in a clear sign of commitment to the Ligue 1 giant.
— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) July 2, 2019