Kalidou Koulibaly’s time in the transfer market could be up this weekend if his suitors – Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain don’t make an official offer for the Senegal defender. The 29-year-old highly sought-after defender has been linked to the two clubs long before the summer transfer window opens but that might end this weekend as his club Napoli are set to take him off the market during the weekend.
Below are other updates from the transfer market
Thiago Alcantara in the transfer market
Liverpool are still very much interested in Bayern Munich’s midfielder Thiago Alcantara. However, the latest reports are speculating that the Premier League club might not make any official move for the 29-year-old Spain international until the final week of the transfer window.
Gareth Bale in the transfer market
Gareth Bale could play for Manchester United this season if the Real Madrid winger agrees to join the Premier League club on a season-long loan. The move for the 31-year-old Wales international was inspired by the prolonged negotiation between United and Borussia Dortmund for the services of 20-year-old England international Jadon Sancho. However, Bales is reportedly not ready for a loan deal.
Lionel Messi’s issues with Barcelona
After a fierce contract tussle between Barcelona and their talisman Lionel Messi, the president of the club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, is reportedly set to ask the 33-year-old Argentina talisman to take a pay cut. The football icon has a season left on his contract with the club and there is reportedly a two-year deal on the table for him.
Jose Gimenez in the transfer market
Jose Gimenez could be on his way to Manchester City if his club, Atletico Madrid accept the offer from the Premier League club. The latest reports are speculating that City has made an offer worth £82 million including £4.5 million in add-ons for the 25-year-old Uruguay defender.
Divock Origi in the transfer market
Divock Origi could leave Liverpool this summer. Besides the fact that four Premier League clubs – Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Brighton, and Fulham are interested in the Belgium international, the Turkish side, Fenerbahce has reportedly started discussing with Liverpool for the services of the 25-year-old striker.
Rodrigo de Paul’s announce his own transfer
On Monday, Rodrigo de Paul stunned his fans when he took to Twitter to announce that his move to Leeds United was close. However, the 26-year-old Udinese and Argentina midfielder deleted the tweet almost immediately.
Sergio Reguilon linked to Manchester United
Sergio Reguilon could join Manchester United this summer if the negotiation between the Premier League club and his parent club Real Madrid becomes fruitful. The 23-year-old Spain international spent the 2019-2020 season on loan at Sevilla where he won the Europa League with the club.
James Tarkowski in the transfer market
England international James Tarkowski was on the verge of joining West Ham United this summer from Burnley but his club rejected West Ham’s £30 million bid. The London club is said to be planning to make another offer for the 27-year-old defender before this summer transfer window closes.
Arkadiusz Milik’s transfer to Tottenham
Arkadiusz Milik is on the verge of joining the Premier League. Tottenham Hotspur are set to offer the 26-year-old Napoli’s Polish striker a deal which would see him earn at least £90,000-per-week. Besides that, the Premier League club is also set to pay a £5 million signing-on fee for his services.
Luis Suarez’s contract saga
Luis Suarez’s future at Barcelona is getting more cloudy. It was earlier reported that Barcelona have directed him to look for another club for himself despite still having a season left on his contract. Though the 33-year-old Uruguay international is heavily linked with a move to Juventus, there is nothing official about him leaving the club. Hence, he could be sidelined for the rest of the season if he doesn’t move.
Emi Martinez deal is almost done
FA Cup-winning goalkeeper, Emi Martinez is finalizing a move to Aston Villa. The 28-year-old Argentine goalkeeper has always craved for first-team football but Arsenal failed to guarantee him that. Hence, he has agreed to join Aston Villa for a transfer fee worth £20 million.