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Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

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Latest Football Transfer News Across The Globe

With the transfer window officially opened in England, other European countries as well as other continents, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well.

Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season.

Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here.


Real Madrid demand €50 million for Llorente

Real Madrid have slapped a price tag of €50 million (£44m/$56m) against Atletico Madrid in their bid to sign Marcos Llorente this summer, AS reports.

It is understood that Diego Simeone’s team already have a personal term agreement with the 24-year-old but are yet to reach an agreement with the club.

Atletico are willing to go as high as €40m to land the player.

Man Utd To Offer Pogba Huge Amount To Snub Madrid

EPL giants Manchester United are set to offer World Cup winner Paul Pogba £500,000-a-week contract to fend off approaches from Real Madrid this summer

Real Madrid and Juventus have shown an interest in signing the France international but United are determined to keep their record signing next season.

Real Madrid Set To Unveil Fifth Signing

According to AS, Real Madrid is set to unveil their latest summer signing, Rodrygo Goes, on Tuesday, after his loan deal at Santos was brought to an end.

Madrid had paid 40 million for the 18-year-old player last summer and then loaned him back for a season as part of the deal.

Diop Set To Join Manchester United

According to Telofoot, Issa Diop, West Ham United defender, has decided to leave the club for Manchester United during the summer transfer window.

The French newspaper revealed that the 22-year-old is set to join the Reds ahead of next season.

Makalele to take backroom role at Chelsea

Former Chelsea player, Claude Makelele is set to take up a backroom role at his former club, Goal understands.

The Frenchman follows goalkeeper Petr Cech in returning to Stamford Bridge, with Frank Lampard also hotly tipped to take up the vacant managerial post.

Chelsea rejects bid for Willian

Chelsea have rejected £35 million offers from both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid for Brazillian winger, Willian, Sky Sports claims.

The La Liga giants are understood to be nursing long been interested in the Brazil international.

Chelsea are reluctant to let him go as they are banned from signing players in the next two transfer windows.

Rodri tells Atletico he wants to leave

Atletico Madrid midfielder, Rodrigo Hernandez, known as Rodri, has reportedly told Atletico Madrid he wants to leave the club, say Marca.

The 22-year-old Spanish international has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City, where he is seen as a potential long-term replacement for midfield Fernandinho.

Atletico are unlikely to sanction a move for anything less than his release clause, set at €70 million (£62.7m).

James heading to Napoli

Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez has agreed terms on a move to Napoli.

The Colombian international just completed a two-year loan at Bayern Munich but is widely expected to leave the Santiago Bernabeu again this summer.

It is claimed the deal now rests with Real to agree to a loan deal with a view to a permanent transfer.

That will be all for now. Naija News will be on the ground to give you latest information on transfers across the globe as they break.


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