Nicolas Pépé, completing medical tests today ahead of permanent transfer to Trabzonspor. No loan deal, it will be permanent and valid until 2024.
Maddison: “It’s been easy for me to join Spurs and be myself. It’s a brilliant club, the supporters have made me feel so welcome and loved already”. “I still feel like they’ve got so much more to see of me. It’s quite exciting times for us”.
Villarreal and Raul will discuss today in order to make final decision over managerial job. Real Madrid, open to letting him go in case Raul wants to accept. Discussions will follow waiting for Villarreal to decide on Quique Setién replacement.
Marcelo Flores leaves Arsenal as he’s set to join Tigres on permanent deal, here we go — agreement completed. Flores, set to travel for medical tests then he will sign four year contract.
Norwegian talent Antonio Nusa confirms Chelsea wanted him on #DeadlineDay: “We had a new talk when the money came but I knew what to do”. “A lot of money… but I can’t focus on that. I want to really think through my next step, what’s right for me”, he said. Chelsea will keep monitoring Antonio Nusa as 2005 born winger considered top talent. Chelsea scouts will keep tracking him in the next months after formal proposal rejected on Deadline Day. Bid was around €30m package.
Not just Spertsyan. European clubs now also monitoring — DM from FK Krasnodar. Olympique Lyon had an offer rejected this summer, Fenerbahçe also tried an approach. More to follow.
Luiz Felipe to Al Ittihad, here we go! Told he just signed the contract with Saudi club, agreement sealed. Documents completed, medical took place on Wednesday evening. Real Betis will receive €25m package with add-ons included. Signed, sealed
Luka Modrić on Saudi bid: “I’m so happy and fulfilled at Real Madrid, not thinking about other options”. “I don’t even need to boost my ego with these stories about big offers. I just want to enjoy every moment in football and Real Madrid”, says via SZ.
Inter have completed formal steps to sign 2007 born midfielder Dilan Zarate Hidalgo from Girona. It’s third signing for the Academy from Spain after Hugo Humanes and Anas El Mahboubi.
Former Chelsea FC manager Graham Potter rejects offer to become Lyonnaise manager. Graham Potter will not be taking Lyon job as new head coach. Former Chelsea head coach not ready to step back into management, proposal rejected. Potter will take his time before picking best project for his future.
La Liga president Javier Tebas: “Leo Messi didn’t finish his career at Barcelona because they couldn’t find an agreement”. “I wish he could have finished his career in La Liga. It would have been the best for him, for me, and for Barcelona”.
Official, completed. Thorgan Hazard has joined Anderlecht on €4m deal from Borussia Dortmund.
Steven Alzate leaves Brighton to join Standard Liege on loan deal until June 2024. Salary will be fully covered by Belgian club.