Barcelona want to convince Frenkie de Jong, Memphis Depay to find new clubs

The summer transfer window is here and there’s a lot of gossip about who’s going where. Transfer Talk brings you the latest rumours, comings and goings and of course deals done!

TOP STORY: De Jong, Depay on the outs?

Barcelona are said to start talks Memphis Depay and Frenkie deJong as they try to sort out their future at the club, writes Sport.

That Blaugrana Both Dutch stars want to sell for around 100 million euros and it is reported that manager Xavi Hernandez will meet with them during their tour in the United States to convince them to continue.

De Jong, 25, was on the radar of Manchester United who were looking to sign a new midfielder. The two clubs agreed on a total of 85 million euros. However, he has reportedly indicated he has no interest in a move from Camp Nou to Old Trafford.

Meanwhile, Depay, who scored 12 LaLiga goals last season, only seems ready to move to a club in the Champions League.

The 28-year-old forward could see his playing time diminish following Barcelona’s takeover Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich this week, as well Raphinha from Leeds United earlier this month.

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08.57 CET: Manchester United have ruled out a lease Anthony Martial left this summer, sources told ESPN.

United were ready to listen to offers for Martial earlier this summer but a combination of the French striker’s pre-season form and uncertainty about it Cristiano RonaldoHis future means he is part of Erik ten Hag’s plans for the new season.

Martial made the most of his chance to impress as a striker in Ronaldo’s absence on United’s tour of Thailand and Australia, scoring three goals in three games.

Ronaldo missed the trip to attend to a “family issue” and Ten Hag admitted he doesn’t know when the 37-year-old will return to training.

blank08.43 CET: ICYMI – DC United have signed Ravel Morrison with a free transfer using Targeted Allocation Money.

Morrison, 29, played under DC United manager Wayne Rooney at Derby County. A Jamaica international, Morrison started his career at Manchester United and has also played for West Ham United, Lazio, Sheffield United and ADO Den Haag.

“Wayne worked closely with Ravel during his time as Derby County manager,” said Dave Kasper, president of DC United’s football division. “Ravel is an incredible talent and his ability to create and score goals is impressive. He has played at the highest level throughout his career and his vision, creativity and ability on the ball will be a huge asset to us.”

blank08.16 CET: Nottingham Forest have signed the former Manchester United midfielder Jess Lingard on a free transfer, the Premier League promoted announced on Thursday.

Lingard, a United Academy graduate, ended his 22-year association with the Old Trafford club after his contract expired last month.

The 29-year-old England international, who made his United debut in 2014, has scored 35 goals for them in more than 200 games.

Forest hasn’t revealed the length of his contract but Sky Sports reported he had signed a one-year deal.

08.00 CET: Liga MX club Pumas UNAM will sign the Brazilian right-back Daniel Alves.

Alves’ arrival in Mexico City will make the ex-Barcelona defender the most prominent signing of La Liga’s summer transfer window.

“Dani Alves we are waiting for you,” Pumas teased Alves’ arrival on Twitter.

ESPN Mexico reported on Thursday that Pumas and Alves have agreed to a one-year contract with an option for a further year. The Brazil international, who recently worked as a free agent after leaving Barcelona, ​​hinted at a potential move to Mexico in social media posts earlier this week

The 39-year-old, who is the most successful male soccer player thanks to his staggering 44 titles tally, will try to revive a Pumas side that haven’t won a league since 2011. Along with his illustrious tenures at Brazil and Barcelona , he also had club stints at Sevilla, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain.

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Shaka Hislop says Nottingham Forest’s Jesse Lingard should have opted for West Ham last summer.

PAPER GOSSIP (by Adam Brown)

– Bayern Munich wants to hold Benjamin Pavard this summer, according to Kicker. After completing a defender turn Matthijs de LigtThe Bundesliga champions are open to the departure of a central defender, but Julian Nagelsmann wants Pavard to stay at the Allianz Arena due to his versatile defensive capabilities.

– Juventus have made Alvaro Morata a priority signing this summer, Calciomercato report. Massimiliano Allegri is reported to be looking at a number of forward options afterwards Paulo Dybala left the Serie A club this season and the report suggests talks are ongoing with Atletico Madrid over another loan deal, which would include an option to make the move permanent for a fee of €35m. Morata, 29, contributed to 16 goals in 35 games Bianconeri loaned out last season.

– Villarreal will challenge Portland Timbers for the signing of the Colombia youth international Juan David Mosquerareveals Pipe Sierra. The 19-year-old Independiente defender has been closely linked with the Major League Soccer club this summer but the latest suggest they now have to deal with Villarreal who are willing to offer him a long-term deal.

– RB Leipzig are in advanced talks to sign defenders from TSG Hoffenheim David Raumreveals Fabrizio Romano. The 24-year-old full-back was a standout player in the Bundesliga last season. In 32 appearances he scored three goals and prepared eleven more. It is reported that the deal has now entered the final stages before being officially confirmed.

Georginio Wijnaldum has announced to Paris Saint-Germain that he wants to join AS Roma, L’Equipe report. Talks have been held between the two clubs in recent days, with Jose Mourinho’s side giving priority to the 31-year-old midfielder, although it’s understood there’s still a difference between PSG’s valuation and what the side are saying Serie A so far has offered early negotiations.

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