Transfer Talk: Rafinha to Real Betis? No bids for Filipe Luis yet?
Written by: Neelav Chakravarti
Nacer Chadli has agreed to a £10m deal with Ligue 1 outfit Monaco.
The clock is ticking, and European managers are in a state of frenzy as they look to cover up for any loopholes in their squad in terms of personnel. Although most of the clubs have finished all their deals, some are still lost in translation as they look to sign in a few more reinforcements.
In this article, we at Khel Now will take you through the important transfer news of the day:
No bids for Filipe Luis yet
According to club president Enrique Cerezo, Atletico Madrid have not received any offers for defender Filipe Luis yet. The Brazilian was heavily linked to PSG, but according to Cope, "no offer has arrived".
Mario Mandzukic committed to Juventus
The Croatian international also snubbed Manchester United and decided to stay in Italy.
Celtic star to Lyon?
According to multiple reports, Lyon are on the verge of signing Celtic striker Moussa Dembele.
The 22-year old has allegedly accepted an offer from the Ligue 1 outfit, and could seal a move before the window closes.
Jan Oblak looking for the exit door?
Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak has no interest in extending his contract at Atletico Madrid, reports AS. It is being speculated that the shot-stopper is unhappy as the club did not stick to some of their promises which were agreed on his previous renewal on 2016.
The custodian has been on the radar of multiple European heavyweights and if this turns out to true, he could be on his way out of Madrid soon.
Former Tottenham midfielder to Ligue 1?
Nacer Chadli has agreed to a £10m deal with Ligue 1 outfit Monaco. The Belgian midfielder will be moving to France from West Brom, reports RMC.
Currently undergoing a medical, the French outfit expects to secure the move before the end of the European transfer window, which closes on Friday.
PSG interested in UEFA Euro 2016 winner
The Bayern Munich midfielder has fallen way down the pecking order, after a disappointing loan spell at Swansea City last season. It is being alleged that the Ligue 1 club really like his capabilities and think that he fits into their profile.
Divock Origi and Lazar Markovic to leave Liverpool
Divock Origi and Lazar Markovic could leave Merseyside, reports Liverpool Echo. It is being alleged that Besiktas are interested in Origi. Meanwhile Standard Liege and Anderlecht are interested in Markovic.
Earlier, the Reds had pulled away from a potential Origi move to Dortmund.
Anthony Martial to outlast Jose Mourinho in Manchester United
According to The Times, Anthony Martial is going to sign a five-year Manchester United deal. The French winger has been offered a new contract despite an alleged public feud with manager Jose Mourinho.
It is also being speculated that the former Chelsea gaffer could be on his way out of Old Trafford due poor results and disharmony within the club.
Quincy Promes to Spain?
It is being claimed by AS that Sevilla are close to signing Quincy Promes from Spartak Moscow. The alleged transfer fee will be somewhere around £18m for the Dutch midfielder.
Promes scored 21 goals and notched 10 assists in 38 appearances last season in Russia. He has also been capped 29 times by the Netherlands.
Rafinha to Real Betis
It is being reported widely that Barcelona midfielder Rafinha is going to join Real Betis on a year-long loan. The Catalan outfit were aiming to add a mandatory purchase option at the end of the loan, but Betis didn't want to pay the reported £18m fee.
The La Liga club will pay a loan fee and cover his wages for the 2018-19 season.
Published: Thu Aug 30, 2018 05:36 PM IST