MARKET – Ronaldo, Aouar, Manchester United, Rulli, Luis Alberto, McKennie : 10 info on the Wednesday transfer market

Ronaldo to Newcastle, Howe cut short

Questioned this Tuesday evening by the British press before the meeting against Arsenal, the Newcastle coach swept aside the rumor launched by Marca. It stipulated that Cristiano Ronaldo, by activating a clause in his contract at Al-Nassr, could join the Magpies, if they were to qualify for the Champions League next year. “We wish Cristiano the best for this new adventure, but it’s not true; we do not have this type of clause“, clarified Eddie Howe.

  • Our opinion : Even if it were true, not sure that Eddie Howe would appreciate an arrival from the Portuguese…


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Giroud towards an extension

According to the Corriere della Sera, Olivier Giroud would be in the sights of Manchester United. But the 2018 world champion is expected to meet with AC Milan leaders in the coming weeks to discuss a contract extension, which seems to be on the right track. His current lease expires in June.

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  • Our opinion : MU goes from afar to sign the French.

Betis Sevilla rushes on Aouar

Houssem Aouar appeals to the club of Nabil Fekir, who made an offer of 30 million accompanied by several bonuses to secure his services, according to Relief. Betis will deal in this case with competition from many clubs: AS Roma, AC and Inter Milan, Nottingham Forest…

  • Our opinion : Betis is a very good destination for the Frenchman, much better than a club like Nottingham.

Chelsea speak with Benfica over Fernandez…

According to The Athletic, Chelsea would not be willing to pay 120 million euros for the Argentinian, and are negotiating with Benfica. The player is completely committed to the cause of the Londoners; remains to conclude the transaction with the club.

167 million for Fernandez and Badiashile: but where is Chelsea going?

  • Our opinion : The deal is too good for Benfica, even with a price drop. The transfer should complete.

…and with Shakhtar for Mudryk

According to The Athletic, the Ukrainian is at the heart of a discussion between Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk. The London club have their sights on the winger, but would only go on the attack if Arsenal failed, the British outlet reveals.

  • Our opinion : Mudryk sees himself at Arsenal, hard to imagine him with the Blues.

Ultimatum posed by Inter to Skriniar

At the end of the contract, Milan Skriniar, in the sights of PSG last summer, will have to give a response to the contract extension offer from its leaders before January 20, according to Sky Italia. It would be on the table for more than a month and would amount to 6.5 million euros + bonus.

Milan Skriniar

Credit: Getty Images

  • Our opinion : PSG would do well to keep an eye on the Slovak.

Ajax go after Rulli

According to The Telegraph, the Amsterdam club have made a first offer for Villarreal goalkeeper Gerónimo Rulli, freshly crowned world champion. This was refused, but an agreement is still in the process of being concluded.

  • Our opinion : Very good on foot, good reader of the game: he sticks to the Ajacid philosophy.

McKennie tracked in England and Germany

Juventus American Weston McKennie could leave Serie A this winter. Tracked by Bournemouth, Aston Villa or Chelsea, it is also followed by Borussia Dortmund, which would hold the rope to secure its services according to Tuttosport.

  • Our opinion : He is under contract until 2025: Juve can get a small sum from it.

De Gea close to extending with MU…

David De Gea, out of contract this summer with Manchester United, spoke for the Manchester Evening News about its extension: “It’s gonna end well. […] I am very happy here.” Unless the situation turns around, his stay in England should be further extended.

  • Our opinion : For MU, extending it remains the best option.

…Who talks to Butland

After the failure of Dubravka, Manchester continue to search for a replacement goalkeeper. Mike McGrath of Daily Telegraph reveals that discussions are underway with the Crystal Palace goalkeeper, injured in the finger all autumn.

  • Our opinion : For an understudy role, Butland is a safe bet. It remains to see the price.


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