The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market different from all the previous ones, but there were still many deals made, and it may take a look at the main ones here. The window might be closed on the major leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumors from around the world.
Conte plans a January raid for Firpo
Internazionale plans a January raid for Barcelona’s 24-year-old defender Junior firpo, according to Calciomercato.
Firpo has played 25 times for Barcelona, but has played only twice this season, with both Champions League appearances, and has yet to be picked in a league match by Ronald Koeman since the Dutchman took office. at the Camp Nou.
Barca is widely understood to be willing to ditch fringe players like Firpo to ease their financial woes and increase the chances of being able to run their own transfer business in January, while the player himself is reported to be interested in a move if that. It means he plays more first-team football.
Meanwhile, a left-back has topped Inter manager Antonio Conte’s wish list, so it could be a move that suits all parties.
Inter have won just one of their last seven games in all competitions, and Conte has identified Firpo alongside the Chelsea duo. Emerson Palmieri Y Marcos Alonso as potential targets.
Liverpool offer for Motherwell Young is accepted
Liverpool have had an offer accepted by the young defender of Motherwell Sam campbellBut the Scottish club is keen to keep the 16-year-old, reports FootballInsider.
The youngster had a trial and subsequent transfer talks with Liverpool in October after Motherwell granted him permission to visit Liverpool’s former Melwood training ground.
However, Motherwell has offered Campbell a three-year deal in the hopes that they can keep the rising star. Scottish clubs can offer professional contracts to 16-year-old players, compared to English clubs that can only offer contracts to 17-year-old players.
Campbell joined Motherwell in 2018, but has yet to make his first team debut. However, he made his debut for the club’s under-18s at age 14 and has been impressing ever since.
Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion are also interested in Campbell.
Milan seek a long-term change for Díaz
AC Milan have been so impressed with the loaned star Brahim diaz who want their movement to be permanent, reports Le10Sport.
Diaz is a regular holder of Rossoneri boss Stefano Pioli, and Milan legend and manager Paolo Maldini have been particularly impressed.
Díaz came to Real Madrid from Manchester City in January 2019, but had few opportunities to impress manager Zinedine Zidane. Milan then pounced on the 21-year-old in the summer, and he hasn’t looked back.
However, Spanish media AS believes Zidane might be tempted to stick with Diaz and give him a shot when his loan period comes to an end at the end of the season.
– Borussia Dortmund is one of two clubs, along with Union Berlin, looking to make a move in January for the Brentford forward Marcus Forss. That’s according to Teamtalk, who believe the forward’s form, with six goals in 11 games, is enough to see him capture the imagination of Dortmund scouts. Forss was recently called up to the Finnish senior team, and he could be the last player to follow in the footsteps of players like Neal Maupay, Ollie Watkins and Said Benrahma to get a big move away from Brentford.
– Erzgebirge Aue of German League 2 is believed to be signing Enzo Zidane, son of Zinedine, according to Bild. It is believed that Zidane deliberately chose a club in which to avoid the spotlight that has followed him in the Spanish capital. The 25-year-old told Aue president Helge Leonhardt that he wants to avoid the “40 television cameras constantly pointing at him.”