The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market different from all the previous ones, but many deals were still made, and you can see 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.
Atleti offered three players for Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann has not had the best moment of his career at Barcelona and, according to information from Sique Rodríguez published by Sports CarouselAtlético de Madrid made an effort in the last transfer window to end that period.
It is suggested that Atleti offered Barcelona Mario Hermoso, Thomas lemar Y Alvaro Morata in an effort to lure the French star back to the Wanda Metropolitano.
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However, no agreement was reached and Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu reportedly deemed the 29-year-old irreplaceable.
Atleti coach Diego Simeone, who finally got his first La Liga win over him Blaugrana On Saturday, however, he has a good relationship with Griezmann, and talks to lure the forward back to Madrid could resume in January.
Spurs will sell Sánchez and find a replacement
Football Insider has suggested that Tottenham Hotspur could be looking for another center-back during the next transfer window.
The outlet claims the north London club may be willing to leave the defender Davinson Sanchez leave since he has fallen into the hierarchical order of José Mourinho.
The Colombian international wasn’t even in the team of the day for Spurs’ 2-0 win over Manchester City on Saturday, with Joe Rodon on the bench.
If the Spurs sell the 24-year-old, it looks like some of that money will be reinvested to help find a replacement central defender.
Giroud wanted by Beckham’s Miami
Inter Miami wants to sign Chelsea’s floating forward Olivier giroud, according to the Mirror.
David Beckham’s MLS franchise, which was eliminated from the playoffs by Nashville on Friday, could pair him in attack with former Juventus player Gonzalo Higuain.
Giroud is looking to leave Chelsea due to lack of playing time he has been granted at Stamford Bridge, especially after the arrival of Timo Werner.
There will be more urgency for the Frenchman to walk away and get more minutes under his belt after Didier Deschamps hinted this week that the forward’s not playing could affect his hopes of making the European Championship roster.
– Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has left things open about Jerome boateng contractual situation, as reported by Sky Deutschland.
“We will talk to Jerome and his management in a reasonable time and we will make a fair decision for everyone,” said Salihamidzic, before adding that the contract of the former national player “is not the issue with us at the moment.”
– Jorge Jesús has admitted that he would be happy to meet again with William Carvalho at Benfica, reports La Razón. The Real Betis midfielder has once again taken center stage with Manuel Pellegrini, something that does not surprise Jesús, who managed him at Sporting CP. While there is no immediate plan to bring the 28-year-old back to Portugal, the Benfica manager seems very open to the idea.