Euro Paper Talk: Ajax star days from joining Real Madrid

Date published: Sunday 11th August 2019 2:01

Real Madrid are expected to sign an Ajax midfielder over the coming days, while a Man City star is being to move to Valencia, all in European press.

 

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Dutch international Donny Van de Beek looks set to sign for Real Madrid in the coming days, according to reports.

The Ajax midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu in recent weeks, after potential moves for Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen appear to have fallen through.

With the La Liga transfer window is open until September 2, Real Madrid are expected to do more business between now and then, despite the La Liga season kicking off on August 16.

The 22-year old confirmed that talks are continuing, with a conclusion close to being reached, as quoted on Football Espana.

“It is no secret that my future is being discussed with Ajax.

“Talks about a potential move are ongoing and hopefully we will reach a conclusion soon.

“However, for now I am focused on Ajax and I will play in the game with PAOK later this week.”

Ajax are said to be quoting Real Madrid in the region of €45m for the defensive midfielder, as they look to rebuild their squad following the summer departures of star trio Frenkie De Jong, Matthijs De Ligt and Lasse Schone.

 

AND THE REST

FC Barcelona have rejected the possibility of paying a transfer fee to bring Neymar back to the Camp Nou (Marca)

Napoli have withdrawn their interest in Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez (Gazzetta dello Sport)

AS Monaco are set to launch a bid to bring Sevilla striker Wissam Ben Yedder back to Ligue 1 (Estadio Deportivo)

AC Milan are reportedly considering a move for Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas if Gianluigi Donnarumma leaves the club (Calciomercato)

Roma are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Juventus defender Daniele Rugani (Corriere dello Sport)

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has opened the door for midfielder Arturo Vidal to join Inter Milan (Calciomercato)

Napoli have entered the race to sign former Juventus and Tottenham forward Fernando Llorente (Gazzetta dello Sport)

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Bayern Munich are close to signing Croatia midfielder Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan (Sky Italia)

Inter striker Mauro Icardi has a ‘broad agreement’ with Napoli over an €8m (£7.52m) a year contract (Corriere dello Sport)

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has warned more players will have to leave BVB before the transfer window closes (Sport 1)

Manchester City outcast Eliaquim Mangala will have the chance for a fresh start as a second spell at Valencia looms for the French centre-back

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Torino have agreed a deal to sign Napoli forward Simone Verdi, but they may have to wait until the Partenopei bring in a replacement (Corriere dello Sport)

Fiorentina are reportedly locked in talks to sign Milan attacker Suso for less than his €40m release clause (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has handed a boost to AC Milan in their pursuit of Angel Correa (Calciomercato)

La Liga side are considering a move for Marseille midfielder Florian Thauvin ahead of the new La Liga season (Canal+)

Fiorentina are still interested in signing Mario Balotelli on a free transfer (Corriere dello Sport)

Getafe midfielder Jack Harper has joined Segunda Division side Alcorcon on a season-long loan (Football Espana)

 

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