Xavi dreams of Bernardo Silva…
The Bernardo Silva rumor at Barça swells day by day, with Mundo Deportivo as the main relay in this file. The Spanish daily indicates that Xavi, the coach of the Blaugranas, dreams of associating Pedri and the Portuguese midfielder in his midfield. The former club player is open to a departure from Frenkie de Jong but does not want to weaken his team. The arrival of the City player would also take some pressure off young Gavi and Nico.
- Our opinion : Barca don’t have the money to afford Bernardo Silva.
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…And Guardiola is watching Gavi
While Bernardo Silva is announced on the shelves of FC Barcelona, could Manchester City achieve a big blow in the opposite direction? We are still very far from that. But according to the Mirror, Pep Guadiola is attentive to the evolution of the Gavi contract extension file at Barça, as is the entire sports management of the Citizens. The nugget of the Catalan club is close to stacking up with its training club, according to its president Joan Laporta. But the former Barca boss is said to be a huge fan of the player.
- Our opinion : Gavi is particularly important for Barça. Losing the 17-year-old Spanish international would send a terrible message to fans.
Pablo Gavira ‘Gavi’ (Barcelona)
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THE “POGBACK” becomes clearer
the Corriere dello Sport makes its front page this Sunday: Paul Pogba is preparing to return to Juventus. A four-year contract awaits the French midfielder in Italy. The current Manchester United player has to settle personal matters in England and is expected at his former club in early July. This is also what claims The Gazzetta dello Sport in its edition of the day, reporting the details of a financial proposal which would reach 10 million euros net per year. A substantial salary, justified by the free status of the French international. Fabrizio Romano confirms it: the case seems almost settled.
- Our opinion : Paul Pogba will be very well at Juve, a club made for him.
Liverpool break the bank for Nunez
The numbers fall and they make you dizzy. Published in its daily edition, the Portuguese daily Record evokes the mad sum of 100 million euros, bonus included. In Bola confirms by specifying that Liverpool will pay 75 million initially and will offer Darwin Nunez (Benfica) a six-year contract remunerated at 12 million gross per year. The amount would be historic since it would exceed the record 85 million paid by the Reds for the arrival of Virgil van Dijk (2017) from Southampton. Fabrizio Romano even claims that the medical visit is scheduled for Monday in England.
- Our opinion : Liverpool are activated because the departure of Sadio Mané is becoming clearer.
Arsenal track Asensio
According to Mirror, the Gunners are among the teams interested in the Spanish winger of Real Madrid, Marco Asensio. The 26-year-old player, who has one year left on his contract, would have refused the last extension offer sent by the Merengues, who do not want to give him up for free in a year. Tottenham and Milan would also be on the spot, but Arsenal would have taken information on the requests of the player and his club.
- Our opinion : With the hatching of Rodrygo and the tenure of Valverde as the third man in attack, Marco Asensio must leave the Merengue ship.
Marco Asensio in Real Madrid
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Lewandowski coveted from all sides…
Whereas The Team has expressed a serious interest from PSG for Robert Lewandowski, who wants to leave Bayern Munich, the English press is also very attentive to this soap opera. the Sun thus indicates that Manchester United will try his luck if the Pole cannot engage with FC Barcelona, who must settle financial questions to advance their pawns. Chelsea would also be in the running, while Romelu Lukaku could return to Inter.
- Our opinion : A Ronaldo-Lewandowski association is bound to make you salivate, and Manchester United has the means to match its ambitions.
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…But Bayern calm things down
Asked by Picture, the sports director of Bayern Münich Hasan Salihamidzic wanted to calm the ardor of the Lewandowski camp. The punter of the Bavarian institution reiterated his confidence in seeing the Pole honor his last year of contract: “He has a contract until 2023 and we are very happy to have him with us. I think things will calm down now. We discussed about his public statements and we should all calm down“.
- Our opinion : Despite this media outing from the sporting director, the break seems consummated between Lewandowski and Bayern. The departure of the Pole is inevitable.
Summit meeting between Dybala and Inter
Free (officially June 30) since leaving Juventus, Paulo Dybala is getting ever closer to signing with the interist rival. According The Gazzetta dello Sport, Joya even has a meeting scheduled for the very beginning of next week with the leaders of Inter. A summit no doubt synonymous with the final step towards an inevitable agreement.
- Our opinion : Lack of suitors, Paulo Dybala will spin to the hated rival. This is modern football.
Deulofeu courted by a Serie A cador
- Our opinion : Eternal hope, Gerard Deulofeu no longer has the time if he finally wants to impose himself in a big European club.
It discusses between River Plate and Suarez
Questioned by the Argentine press, Marcelo Gallardo, coach of River Plate, confirmed that he exchanged with Luis Suarez to sound out his dispositions to join River Plate: “We discussed to know what he will do with his life and if he wants to play in Argentina. But it is not up to us. We have to wait and see what the possibilities are when a player analyzes each offer“.
- Our opinion : The aura and the fervor of the Monumental supporters fit perfectly with the profile of Luis Suarez.
De Jong keeps the suspense going
Will leave, won’t leave? The question burns on all the lips of the Blaugranas. Asked about his future by ESPN on the sidelines of the meeting of the Netherlands against Poland, Frenkie de Jong was evasive: “I can’t tell you anythingAs a reminder, Barça, in great financial difficulty, seem to have drawn a line under the Dutchman, who has a high market value. Manchester United remain best placed to welcome the former Ajax.
- Our opinion : Barça absolutely must sell to take action on the market.
Frenkie De Jong of FC Barcelona
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Medical visit for Matic in Rome
The case had been heard for a few days, only the last details remained to be ironed out. According to Fabrizio Romano, Nemanja Matic (33) will undergo his medical examination in Italy tomorrow, before signing a one-year contract (with option) with AS Roma. A choice signed José Mourinho, who rubbed shoulders with the Serb at Manchester United.
- Our opinion : The Serb is a soldier as Mourinho likes them. His profile fits perfectly with the style of play of the Portuguese coach.
Kimpembe clarifies his remarks
Asked at a press conference on the eve of the reception of Croatia in the League of Nations, Presnel Kimpembe (under contract until 2024) returned to some of his statements. The French international of PSG first judged that he “didn’t say anything bad“, before continuing: “I said that I was coming to 27, that my next contract will be decisive. I want to know what the club’s project would be. I arrived at the club when I was 9-10 years old. I think it’s legitimate to be able to ask your club what the future project is and also to know what role they were going to assign me.”
- Our opinion : It may finally be time for the Frenchman to set sail, get out of the Ile-de-France cocoon and discover a new championship.
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Antony, preferred target of Ten Hag
The Brazilian nugget from Ajax arouses envy and it is not a former member of the house who will say the opposite. Now on the bench of Manchester United, Erik ten Hag would have positioned himself to enlist the Auriverde according to Brazilian media, which also evoke an offer of 45 million euros.
- Our opinion : Antony and his panoply of arabesques would be the perfect reinforcements to ignite Old Trafford.
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