The 2021 summer transfer market is coming to an end in just two days and almost all eyes are now on whoever could be the biggest transfer of the summer if not in history, Kylian Mbappé. If the Spaniards were confident in recent days for an arrival at Real Madrid, optimism would be much less rigorous now.
Among the other main transfer window of the day, Paris still discusses with Haaland in the event of the Frenchman’s departure, OL advance on their future scorer, OM have found their new recruit, Sevilla is greedy for Koundé, Juve Icardi wants and Kalimuendo wants to be loaned to Lens, Leipzig is getting a nugget from Barcelona …
1. Real pessimistic for Mbappé
According to Marca, Real Madrid would be less and less optimistic about an arrival of Kylian Mbappé by Monday. The Madrid club would not understand why PSG still do not respond to their offer of 170 million euros plus 10 million bonuses and would have set an ultimatum. According to Téléfoot, the Merengue would have given until tonight to have an answer but the transfer could well be finalized in the last hours of the transfer window.
Mbappé, present in the group to play in Reims, will not go to clash with his club but would hope for an agreement to go to Real this summer. Discussions would however continue between Madrid leaders and Parisian owners.
2. Paris negotiates with Erling Haaland
According to Bild, PSG would be in discussions with Mino Raiola for a transfer from Erling Haaland in the event of the departure of Kylian Mbappé. If Borussia Dortmund seemed closed at the start of the summer, the Germans would now consider selling their nugget.
There is no doubt that the 180 million euros that Mbappé could bring in should largely be used to pay for a possible transfer of the Norwegian striker. Information however denied by the sporting director of the club who announced the untransferable player in recent hours at the microphone of WAS.
3. Dortmund thinks of Callum Hudson-Odoi
According to Sky Germany, Borussia Dortmund have their sights set on young Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. After coming close to joining Bayern Munich last year, the England international is now reportedly a priority for Dortmund who have yet to make any offers.
4. Seville asks 80 million for Koundé
While Chelsea wanted to negotiate around 50 million euros, Sevilla FC would be more than greedy for Jules Koundé. If his release clause is 90 million euros, the Andalusians would claim 80 million, according to The Daily Telegraph . It remains to be seen if the Blues are ready to put as much for the defensive priority of Thomas Tuchel.
5. Juve want to lend Icardi
Besides Moise Kean, Juventus Turin would also like to bring Mauro Icardi. According to the transfer window specialist, Nicolo Schira, Juve would have requested the loan with the option to buy the Argentinian from PSG. The French club have not yet responded. However, negotiations have already taken place between the Turinese and the player’s wife and agent, Wanda Nara.
Parisian leaders could also lend Arnaud Kalimuendo. According to RMC, the young striker would like to be loaned to RC Lens again . Paris could be looking for a goalscorer to compensate for these two possible starts.
6. Sabitzer close to Bayern, Moriba to Leipzig
According to Bild, Marcel Sabitzer would be very close to joining Bayern Munich . The Bavarian club have reportedly agreed with RB Leipzig for a transfer from the Austrian international for around 16 million euros.
To replace him, Leipzig are expected to sign Barcelona’s young Spanish midfielder Ilaix Moriba for € 20million. According to Sky Sports, the 18-year-old has given his preference to the German club over Tottenham.
7. Amine Harit spends her medical visit with Marseille
Amine Harit is currently in Marseille for her medical examination before signing her contract in the next few hours. Schalke’s attacking midfielder will be loaned to Marseille this season. A loan which should include a purchase option, according to RMC, while according to Footmercato and Sky Sports, the loan would not include a purchase option.
8. Lyon in agreement with the Zénith for Sardar Azmoun
According to L’Equipe, Lyon has almost reached an agreement with Zenith Saint Petersburg for the transfer of Sardar Azmoun against around 15 million euros. The Iranian international striker has already made an agreement with Les Gones and is now waiting for the Russian club to find a replacement for him before his transfer can be formalized.
9. Milan insists on Romain Faivre
According to Tuttosport, AC Milan would have accelerated the negotiations for the arrival of Romain Faivre. The Milanese would like to offer 13 million euros but Brest would like 17 million. The player refused to fly with the Stade Brestois group to Strasbourg and is still hoping for his transfer to Lombardy.
10. Official: Lyon sells Cornet to Burnley
Lyon has formalized the sale of Maxwell Cornet to Burnley against 15 million euros, 15% of which will go to his training club, Maxwell Cornet. Already replaced by Emerson and Henrique, the versatile left side will discover the Premier League.
In the evening, West Ham announced the arrival of Kurt Zouma from Chelsea for around € 30million.