Mercato Live: Arsenal accelerated to recruit, Bayern Munich finally attacked the mercato and Atletico Madrid recruited defender Kieran Trippier from Tottenham.
The news of the day in France
After Paris Saint-Germain’s first friendly outing, Thomas Tuchel was questioned about Neymar. “If I knew he wanted to leave? Yes, before the Copa America. “, he said, relayed by RMC. The technician explained that PSG knew well before the end of the Ligue 1 season (since Neymar had returned to Brazil before the last match) that No10 wanted to leave the club.
However, midfielder Olivier Ntcham, who was courted by Olympique de Marseille, has still not received an offer from the Marseille club, Celtic coach Neil Lennon said. After fierce statements about his current club Celtic Glasgow, the 23-year-old is not yet about to leave the Bhoys. However, Marseille has reportedly reached an agreement with Villarreal regarding the arrival of central defender Álvaro González according to the Superdeporte.
The news of the day abroad
Arsenal coach Unai Emery claimed four players from his managers before August 8. The latter have therefore accelerated and are very close to lending themselves to Real Madrid’s Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos (22). The Gunners also reportedly came under attack for ASSE defender William Saliba, as well as for LOSC striker Nicolas Pépé, where an offer of €80m was reportedly made. Arsenal is also interested in several Brazilians including Everton, Dani Alves, as well as Malcom, not far from a start for Barça. In addition, the London club is keeping an eye on Benfica defender Ruben Dias, who could potentially replace Laurent Koscielny, currently in dispute with the Gunners.
At Bayern Munich, we are finally taking action. FC Bayern are about to recruit the young Spanish midfielder Marc Roca (22), currently at Espanyol Barcelona. To do so, the German club will have to pay its 40 M€ release clause. The Munich-based team is also expected to take on Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea’s attacking midfielder, with a €50m offer. Monegasque Benjamin Henrichs and Blaugrana Ousmane Dembélé would also be in Bayern’s sights, particularly after Manchester City striker Leroy Sané refused to join the Munich squad.
The officials of the day
In Spain, Atletico Madrid recruited Spurs defender Kieran Trippier for €24m. He signed up for three seasons with the Colchoneros.
In England, the Ivorian central midfielder, Jean Michaël Seri, is on loan to Galatasaray from Fulham. The Newcastle club recruited Steve Bruce, who was ahead of Bruno Genesio, and became the Magpies’ new coach. He succeeds Rafael Benitez and has signed up for 3 years. In France, the 20-year-old striker from AS Saint-Etienne Lamine Ghezali is on loan until the end of the season from Châteauroux. In Italy, Atalanta Bergamo’s central defender Gianluca Mancini (23) has just joined AS Roma. It is also announced that Yann Karamoh (21) has arrived in Parma from Inter Milan. The attacker has committed himself in the form of a loan with an option to purchase until June 2023.
🏴 El internacional inglés ha firmado su contrato para las 3 próximas temporadas 😀
— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) July 17, 2019