Talking about rumors surrounding football is a fun activity for many fans, maybe only second to actually watching football. In this new daily column, we'll take a look at the latest rumors floating around the rumor mill.
Key reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt. And please don't yell at us. We're just reporting.
Rumors for the Day:
- Barcelona's first signing of the summer transfer window is a surprising and unexciting one: instead of a big-name move, the Blaugrana have signed young defender Davinson Sanchez from Atlético Nacional in Colombia. Sanchez will train with the first team in preseason but will join Barça B permanently.
- Paul Pogba is one of the hottest properties on the transfer market, and Real Madrid are prepared to do everything to sign him, including offering star midfielder Toni Kroos and €60 million to Juventus.
- German star Mesut Özil, one of the best playmakers in the Premier League, has not been mentioned among the biggest transfer targets in the market, and for good reason: the World Cup winner is committed to Arsenal and is ready to sign a contract extension after the Euros.
- Speaking of Arsenal, the Gunners have already signed Granti Xhaka, and will continue to make moves in the transfer window: the next two targets are Juventus striker Álvaro Morata and Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
If you have heard of any rumors that you'd like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are only rumors and not facts, so please take them as such. Have fun!