Real Madrid ‘preparing for transfer ban’ with Paul Pogba signing - Eurosport
Reports in Spain suggest this summer could be as busy as 2009, when Kaka, Xabi Alonso and Cristiano Ronaldo joined. Real and Atletico Madrid both face sanctions for the signing of under-18s from outside Spain and, if their appeals fail, a ban on signings in January 2017 and the following summer could be implemented.
Manchester City enter race to sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid - Eurosport
Sport reports that the 24-year-old - whose value is said to be as high as €90 million in the eyes some clubs - already has a string of clubs vying for his signature, but that the strongest interest so far is reportedly from City and their local rivals Manchester United. Paris St Germain and Bayern Munich are the other main parties thought to be keen.
Report: Griezmann renews at Atleti | Football Espana
Antoine Griezmann has reportedly committed his future to Atletico Madrid with a contract until 2021. AS cites French publication L’Equipe in claiming Griezmann’s renewed terms, which will also see his contract clause raised to €100m in an effort to ward off suitors.
Emery confirms PSG offer to Sevilla | Football Espana
It’s reported that Unai Emery has confirmed to Sevilla he has an offer from Paris Saint-Germain and he’s ‘closer than ever’ to taking it. AS says the Coach has communicated the approach to his club and is preparing to depart Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, with a decision possible ‘in the next few hours’ after PSG made an offer Emery couldn’t refuse.
OFFICIAL: Manchester United sign Eric Bailly from Villarreal - Goal.com
Manchester United have signed defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal subject to a work permit, the club have confirmed. The 22-year-old has penned a four-year deal, with the option for a further two years, and becomes Jose Mourinho's first signing at Old Trafford.
Lazio in for Adriano, Vietto | Football Espana
AS cites reports from Sky Sports that say Lazio are trying to get Adriano from Camp Nou via a clause in the defender’s contract that says he can leave for free, while Vietto is targeted as a replacement for Miroslav Klose, who left at the end of the season when his contract expired.
Espanyol to announce Sanchez Flores | Football Espana
Espanyol and Quique Sanchez Flores have come to an agreement and he could be announced as Constantin Galca’s replacement on Thursday. Sport reports terms have been settled between Sanchez Flores, latterly of Watford, and Los Periquitos, who dispensed with Galca at the end of the season, and an announcement is considered imminent.