PSG considering extension Messi
As reported by Marca and confirmed by RMC Sport, PSG have heated up to a one-year extension of Lionel Messi, whose Paris contract expires in June 2023. It was already the club’s idea before signing him. him a three- or two-year lease with an optional year, but it ended in two years with no option.
No concrete proposal has been formulated for the time being, but it is PSG’s idea.
Costil arrives in Auxerre
The French international goalkeeper arrives free in Auxerre. Benoit Costil joins Burgundy on a one-year contract after a turbulent end to the Bordeaux adventure last season. His arrival is an excellent reinforcement for the newly promoted Auxerre.
Warren Bondo, near Monza
Released since the end of his contract with Nancy, Warren Bondo is set to team up with Monza, who have been promoted to Serie A.
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Bayern Munich: Lewandowski too late for training
According to Bild, Robert Lewandowski was late again on Thursday morning for Bayern Munich’s training in Bavaria. The Polish striker would have arrived at 9.06 am in his Audi. Exactly like the day before. A year after the end of his contract, the 33-year-old striker wants to leave the German champions to go to FC Barcelona. But Bayern have not yet reached an agreement with the Catalan club about his transfer.
Flamengo formalizes Arturo Vidal Stranger Things style
Arturo Vidal, a time targeted by Jorge Sampaoli’s OM, signed with the Flamengo club on Thursday. The Brazilian formation presented it to the supporters during Atletico MG’s Brazilian Cup (2-0) game that they won in Maracana.
To formalize the arrival of the 35-year-old Chilean midfielder, Flamengo has spliced a beautiful video inspired by the hit series Stranger Things. Arturo Vidal has signed with the Brazilian club until December 2023.
A huge offer from the Gulf for Cristiano Ronaldo
Anxious to leave Manchester United a year after his return, Cristiano Ronaldo has no shortage of suitors. When his name does the rounds in Europe’s biggest clubs, without coming up with a real offer, the Portuguese striker also seduces Saudi Arabia. According to information from TVI and CNN television, confirmed by the Spanish newspaper AS, the five-time winner of the Ballon d’Or has received an offer from the Gulf of an estimated 300 million euros for two seasons.
Thus, if the name of the interested club has not been filtered, Cristiano Ronaldo would make a fortune by joining Saudi Arabia. Apart from the €30 million offered to United for the transfer, the 37-year-old Portuguese would take €250 million in wages, while the intermediaries would bring in €20 million. But according to the Spanish daily, Cristiano Ronaldo would like to play at least one more season at a major European Championship and is still waiting for a solid offer from an Old Continent cador.
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Lens: Clauss seduced by leaving for OM?
Free in June 2023, Jonathan Clauss will not be retained by Lens with a good offer. The northern club would expect at least ten million euros for its right wing. A few months before the World Cup in Qatar, the 29-year-old defender would be happy with a start for OM, the newspaper L’Equipe reports.
A transfer that would allow him to take another step in his career, including the discovery of the Champions League. An initial offer from the Phocaeans of about five million euros would even have been rejected by Lens, who does not want to let Jonathan Clauss go without finding his account.
Nice: Thuram priority from Favre
Back on the Aiglons bench, Lucien Favre wants reinforcements this summer. The Swiss coach has thus made Marcus Thuram his priority according to information from Foot Mercato.
Not qualifying for Europe with Borussia Mönchengladbach, the tricolor international with 4 selections could welcome a return to France in a team that has qualified for the Conference League. In the event of a contract with the Riviera team, Marcus Thuram would notably find his midfielder brother Khéphren Thuram there.
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Barça: Dembele presented to the media for his extension
Ousmane Dembélé has reached an agreement with Barca for a two-year extension in Catalonia. Announced as a departure for several weeks and months, the French winger eventually accepted the Blaugrana club’s offer and will therefore remain under Xavi’s command in 2022-2023.
Free since the end of June, the 2018 world champion therefore signs a new contract with Barcelona. If a presentation to the press at Camp Nou is scheduled for this Thursday, as in particular Sport, photo session on the key is remembered, Ousmane Dembélé will not hold a press conference. Instead, he will speak to the Barça media.
Paul Pogba has signed for Juventus, Ousmane Dembele has agreed on an extension to Barca. But the future of several other football stars remains unclear. This is particularly the case of Robert Lewandowski, who was courted in Catalonia but was retained by Bayern.
As for Raheem Sterling, the England winger has joined Chelsea as Raphinha has a tentative deal with Barcelona. In Ligue 1, Edouard Michut (PSG) receives an offer from Celtic and the Clermontois Mohamed Bayo has signed up for Lille.
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