Transfer Rumor - Soccer Wiretap

Atletico Madrid Close To Joao Felix Signing

Jun 17, 2019 12:51 PM

Atletico Madrid are reportedly close to signing Joao Felix for a club record fee.

Felix currently has a $134 million release clause at Benfica.

Thomas Lemar currently holds the record signing fee for Atleti.

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Tags: Atlético Madrid, Benfica, Transfer Rumor

Paul Pogba Says It's Time For A 'New Challenge'

Jun 16, 2019 5:18 PM

Paul Pogba said that he was thinking about a "new challenge," further fueling speculation of a move away from Manchester United this summer.

"After this season and everything that happened this season, with my season being my best season as well... I think for me it could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else. I am thinking of this: to have a new challenge somewhere else," said Pogba.

Pogba has been linked with moves to Real Madrid and Juventus.


Tags: Juventus, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Transfer Rumor

Mauricio Pochettino Targets Donny Van De Beek, Tanguy Ndombele

Jun 15, 2019 1:57 PM

Mauricio Pochettino has handed Daniel Levy his summer transfer wishlist, including Tanguy Ndombélé, Donny van de Beek, Nicolò Zaniolo and Ryan Sessesgnon.

Pochettino's future has be the topic of speculation following his desire to refresh the squad after two windows without transfers.

Tottenham must also resolve speculation surrounding the future of Christian Eriksen. 

David Hytner/The Guardian

Tags: Tottenham Hotspur, Transfer Rumor

Aston Villa Linked With Loan Move For Ethan Ampadu

Jun 15, 2019 1:49 PM

Ethan Ampadu has been linked with a loan move from Chelsea to Aston Villa.

The 18-year-old Ampadu is highly rated among clubs looking add him on loan.

Villa represents an intriguing proposition due to assistant manager John Terry's relationship with the club.

Stuart James/The Guardian

Tags: Chelsea, Transfer Rumor

Atletico Madrid To Pursue Centerback Mario Hermoso

Jun 14, 2019 5:44 PM

Looking to upgrade his defense, Diego Simeone will look to purchase Espanyol's Mario Hermoso this summer.

Espanyol has a $44 million valuation for Hermoso.

Diego Godin and Lucas Hernandez are both set to leave Atleti this summer.

David G. Medina/Marca

Tags: Atlético Madrid, Transfer Rumor

PSG Nearing $84.6M Transfer For Mattijs De Ligt

Jun 13, 2019 11:18 AM

Paris Saint-Germain are nearing a €75 million transfer for Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax.

De Ligt has also received strong interest from Barcelona and Juventus.

Barcelona had made a strong final push for De Ligt.

Jonathan Johnson, Julien Laurens/ESPN

Tags: Ajax, Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

Atletico Madrid CEO: Antoine Griezmann Will Sign With Barcelona

Jun 12, 2019 7:19 PM

Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin revealed that Antoine Griezmann will sign with Barcelona. 

"I've known where he is going to play since March. It's Barcelona," Gil said in an interview.

Recent rumors have placed Griezmann at PSG.


Tags: Atlético Madrid, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Transfer Rumor

Gianluigi Buffon Interested In Porto Move

Jun 12, 2019 2:48 PM

Gianluigi Buffon reportedly has interest in a move to Porto to replace Iker Casillas.

Casillas retired this season following a heart attack. Buffon is out of contract after spending last season with PSG.

“The idea of playing for Porto interests Gigi. However, there isn’t a serious offer on the table and we haven’t met anyone yet. He would be open to making the move. After all, we’re talking about a club with a great history, who play in the Champions League," said Buffon's agent Silvio Martina.

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Tags: Porto, Paris Saint-Germain, Transfer Rumor

Matthijs De Ligt's Agent Meets With PSG

Jun 12, 2019 1:17 PM

Matthijs de Ligt's agent Mino Raiola is meeting with PSG to discuss a potential move for his client.

Barcelona were the favorites to sign de Ligt and had reportedly agreed to a deal earlier this season. De Ligt wanted to renegotiate the deal, but Barcelona would no longer budge.

Juventus are also reportedly still in play for De Ligt. 

Ryan Abberley/Marca

Tags: Ajax, Paris Saint-Germain, Transfer Rumor

Fabian Ruiz Targeted By Real Madrid

Jun 11, 2019 1:57 PM

Real Madrid have inquired about a potential transfer move for Fabian Ruiz.

Zinedine Zidane was told that Ruiz was not for sale as he is considered an integral part of Carlo Ancelotti's side.

Napoli purchased Ruiz from Real Betis last season for just over $34 million. 

Football Italia

Tags: Napoli, Real Madrid, Transfer Rumor

Liverpool Impressed By 20-Year-Old Benfica Midfielder During Friendly
David Tavares impressed scouts with his physicality and aggressiveness.

Team Talk

Lazio Interested In Arjen Robben Deal, Will Hold Onto Joaquin Correa
Lazio turned down a bid from Atletico Madrid for Joaquin Correa.

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PSG Could Make Move For Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann is unlikely to sign with Barcelona.

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Jan Oblak Reportedly Interested In Manchester United Move
Jan Oblak is concerned about the competitiveness of Atleti's squad.

Dermot Corrigan/ESPN

Suso Linked With Atletico Madrid Move
Suso has a buyout clause of $45 million.

West Ham Linked With Maxi Gomez, Stanislav Lobotka
Pellegrini has previously been linked with Gomez.

Dominic Fifield & Jacob Steinberg/The Guardian

Manchester United Weighing New Bid For Aaron Wan-Bissaka
United's initial offer for Wan-Bissaka was rejected by Palace.

Dominic Fifield & Jacob Steinberg/The Guardian

Gelson Martins Wants To Remain At Monaco
Martins expressed his disappointment in Simeone.

Alberto Rubio/Marca

Arsenal, Everton Linked With Defender Djene Dakonam
Dakonam has a release clause of just under $40 million.

Juancar Navacerrada/Marca

Napoli Reportedly Inquire About Ezequiel Barco
Napoli consider Barco as a cheaper alternative to Lozano.

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Antoine Griezmann: 'I Know Where I'll Be Playing Next Season'
Griezmann's release clause drops to $136 million on July 1st.

Panos Kostopoulos/Marca

Ryan Sessegnon Wants Move To Tottenham
Sessegnon has 1 year remaining on his Fulham contract.

David Hytner/The Guardian

Barcelona Has Tepid Interest In Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata
Marcus Rashford has one season remaining on his contract with United.

Moises Llorens/ESPN

Real Madrid Buy Ferland Mendy From Lyon For $63M
Zinedine Zidane had identified Ferland Mendy as Real Madrid's future left-back.

Dermot Corrigan/ESPN

Atleti Have Had No Contact With Barcelona Over Griezmann Transfer
Griezmann turned down an opportunity to move to Barcelona last summer.

Joao Felix To Decide Future After Nations League
Felix has been linked with Atletico Madrid, Manchester United, and Manchester City.

Alberto Rubio/Marca

Joao Cancelo Linked With Manchester City
Juventus are targeting Elseid Hysaj and Kieran Trippier to replace Cancelo.

Football Italia

Real Madrid Agree To Buy Eden Hazard From Chelsea For $112M
Eden Hazard has long been linked with Real Madrid.

Fabrizio Romano/The Guardian

Taylor Richards Weighing Move Away From Manchester City
Inter and Monaco are rumored to have interest in Richards.

Football Italia

Arsenal Continue To Pursue Sampdoria Dual
Arsenal's initial bid for Andersen and Praet was rejected.

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