Ex-Angevin Thomas Mangani back in Ajaccio
A reinforcement of experience for the promoted Corsican. AC Ajaccio announces the signing of midfielder Thomas Mangani (35). Free, the former Angers player signed up for two years at ACA, a club he knows well having played there during the 2007-2008 season. “I am happy to return to the ACA 15 years later, it is a pleasure, he declared on the club’s website. I thank the leaders for the confidence they have shown in me. I hope to bring a maximum to the team, to the club, to my teammates because I arrive with great motivation. I want to live up to the trust that is given to me.”
Who is Riechedly Bazoer, courted by OM?
Often considered the next nugget of Ajax Amsterdam, Riechedly Bazoer (25), defender courted by OM, took a tortuous path paying for a few disciplinary gaps before relaunching in Arnhem since 2019.
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Manchester City make Haaland official
If an agreement in principle had been reached for a few weeks, Manchester City formalized the transfer of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund on Monday. The 21-year-old has signed up until 2027.
“It’s a proud day for me and my family, he said on the club’s website. I’ve always watched City and I’ve loved doing it in recent seasons. We can only admire their style of play, it’s exciting and they create a lot of chances, which is perfect for a player like me.
There are so many world-class players in this team and Pep is one of the greatest managers of all time, so I think I’m in the right place to fulfill my ambitions.
I want to score goals, win trophies and improve as a footballer and I’m convinced I can do that here. It’s a great decision for me and I can’t wait to start the pre-season.”
Switzerland: Hoarau leaves FC Sion
The Swiss club announces that it will not extend French striker Guillaume Hoarau, whose contract expires at the end of June. The tricolor international (5 caps) arrived in Sion in 2020 after six seasons with Young Boys. The former PSG striker is therefore free. It remains to be seen whether, at 38, he is ready to take up a new challenge.
Salah has “a great relationship” with Sadio Mané
In an interview with France Football, Mohamed Salah spoke about his relationship with Sadio Mané, his teammate at Liverpool. He assures that there is no conflict between the two.
“If we talk about rivalry between us, about selfishness, I totally disagree. I don’t know where it comes from… I have a good relationship with Sadio, we talk normally, we sit side by side in the dressing room. Our interest is that Liverpool win every game, so we try to pass the ball to each other to score as many goals as possible. Look for a player of my profile in the Premier League, you will not find one who addresses as much assists than me.”
AC Milan inquires about De Katelaere
According to the Gazzetta Dello Sport, AC Milan would be ready to offer 40 million to Club Brugge to attract the services of Charles De Katelaere. The Belgian international (21) is currently in selection with the Red Devils, where he played only 15 minutes in three Nations League games, against Poland (6-1).
Rashford wants to stay at Manchester United
After a disappointing season in Manchester United, Marcus Rashford wants to stay with the Red Devils and fight for a place in Erik Ten Hag’s XI, reports the Daily Mail. The English side scored just four goals and provided two assists in the Premier League last season.
Darwin Nuñez in Liverpool, it’s official
In the pipes for a few days, the transfer of Darwin Nuñez to Liverpool is now official. Benfica formalized on its website on Monday the transfer of the Uruguayan striker to the recent Champions League finalist.
If the amount of the transaction amounts to 75 million euros, “the agreement provides for the payment of variable compensation, so that the total amount of the sale could reach the amount of 100 million euros”, indicates the Portuguese club.
Barca: De Jong excited to play with Lewandowski
On Saturday, after the meeting between Poland and the Netherlands, Frenkie De Jong had a quick chat with Robert Lewandowski. And the content of the remarks between the two men was of great interest to Catalan observers, while the Polish striker is Barça’s priority target on the transfer window this summer. But De Jong remained secret about the content of this discussion.
“He’s an incredible player, one of the best in the world, he told Polish channel TVP Sport. If he wants to come (to Barca), it’s up to him.” The journalist revived him on his wish about the former Dortmund player. “Of course I would like to have Lewandowski in my team.”
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While Alexandre Lacazette has made his big comeback to OL, Jean-Michel Aulas’ club is pushing to bring Corentin Tolisso back. Monaco have parted ways with Aurélien Tchouaméni. For his part, Robert Lewandowski is still ready to leave Bayern Munich to take on a new challenge, while Darwin Nuñez is getting closer to Liverpool.
At PSG, the capital club and Zinedine Zidane are close to an agreement for the coaching position in place of Mauricio Pochettino, while Luis Campos has been formalized as sports adviser.
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