EXCLUSIVE: Newcastle rejected a £100M bid for Bruno Guimaraes from Liverpool in the closing stages of the transfer window. The Reds continue to keep the Brazilian midfielder in their short and long term plans.
Newcastle make significant progress in negotiations to extend Bruno Guimarães contract, agreement now on the verge of being completed. Positive secret talks took place last 10 days — still final details to iron out then time to sign. Bruno’s new deal, close.
Eintracht Frankfurt, convinced they got top deal done by signing Hungarian talent Krisztián Lisztes. 2005 born gem joined from Ferencváros on fee in excess of €4.5m plus add-ons up to potential €10m. Five top European clubs wanted Lisztes but he wanted Eintracht project.
Benjamin Šeško has been fantastic for Slovenia with two assists and one goal vs Northern Ireland yesterday — told it happened in front of scouts from 5 top European clubs. Šeško has also scored his first two goals as RB Leipzig player last week.
Arsenal never wanted to sell Gabriel Magalhaes this summer; never a concrete option despite interest from Saudi, not even a negotiation between clubs . “Not even for €200m!”, this was the comment from sources close to negotiations replying to Gabriel-Saudi links.
Nicolas Pépé, completing medical tests today ahead of permanent transfer to Trabzonspor. No loan deal, it will be permanent and valid until 2024.
Transfer window in Saudi Arabia has just closed. It’s over.
The Saudi Pro League has spent over $900m in transfers in this summer’s window. It was splashed out by just four clubs: Al Hilal, Al Ahli, Al Nassr and Al Ittihad. Those teams are the four Saudi Pro League clubs owned by the Public Investment Fund – who also own Newcastle.
Indeed, Al Hilal spent £302.1m net this summer which is more than any other club in the world this summer.
A figure only surpassed by the Premier League!
The stars in Saudi Arabia
Riyad Mahrez, Roberto Firmino, Edouard Mendy, Allan Saint-Maximin, Gabri Veiga
Jordan Henderson, Moussa Dembele, Demarai Gray, Georginio Wijnaldum, Jack Hendry
Ruben Neves, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Neymar, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Malcom
N’Golo Kante, Fabinho, Karim Benzema, Jota
Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mane, Alex Telles, Aymeric Laporte, Marcelo Brozovic, Seko Fofana
Yannick Carrasco, Ever Banega
Barcelona have opened a shop next to the Camp Nou to sell Camp Nou grass.
The prices range from €20 to €420.