Premier League buying power is hurting La Liga - ESPN FC
This summer feels like the tipping point when the Premier League, in particular, has begun to significantly menace La Liga's transfer market strategies, its buying power and, in due course, its domination of European club football. OK, before you jump all over me -- I know very well that the transfer market still has nearly a month until completion. Things can change -- dramatically.
Jese to PSG to be confirmed? | Football Espana
Jese’s move from Real Madrid to Paris Saint-Germain could be confirmed in the next few hours after reports of an agreement for €25m. Claims of the transfer broke in France late on Tuesday evening but AS insists the clubs haven’t decided if it will be a loan or permanent move, with Los Blancos preferring a temporary switch and the Parisians wanting a transfer.
Real Madrid must find a new canterano amid Jese Rodriguez exit - ESPN FC
Jese Rodriguez's move to Paris Saint-Germain is a shame but at the same time sadly inevitable. Spanish players have a stock phrase for explaining a move they simply can't turn down: "I didn't want to miss the train." Jese's left the station over two years ago when he was struck down with an anterior cruciate ligament injury in his right knee in March 2014.
Karim Benzema ruled out of Real Madrid's match vs. Bayern Munich - ESPN FC
Zinedine Zidane told a news conference ahead of an International Champions Cup match against Bayern Munich on Wednesday (7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and WatchESPN) that striker Karim Benzema will not play. Benzema, 28, missed out on Real Madrid's Champions League final win against Atletico Madrid due to injury and was also left out of Didier Deschamps' France squad at Euro 2016.
Villarreal sign Roberto Soriano from Sampdoria - ESPN FC
Villarreal have announced the signing of Italy midfielder Roberto Soriano from Sampdoria. The versatile 25-year-old passed his medical with the Yellow Submarine on Tuesday before putting pen to paper on a five-year contract. He will be presented on Wednesday.