Find the main transfer window information for April 25.
Erling Haaland will leave Borussia Dortmund. It is now a virtual certainty. But to sign where? Jan Aage Fjørtoft, very close to the Haaland family, talks about possible clubs for the Norwegian on Twitter. Manchester City are in pole position for Haaland, but nothing is certain yet. Because behind, Real Madrid arrives in 2nd, then it is Bayern, who could win to replace Robert Lewandowski. Chelsea, FC Barcelona or PSG are now out of the race, according to this source.
Robert Lewandowski still has a year on his contract. And Bayern Munich has been reminding him in the press for a few days. Since the rumor of an agreement with FC Barcelona. Questioned by Sky90, Hasan Salihamidžić, the sporting director of FCB, confirms. “I spoke with Lewa. We’ll also talk to his agent. He has a contract until 2023. We have plenty of time. We have the best striker in the world and we are proud of it. We haven’t negotiated yet. But that’s what we’re going to do now. He will stay, he is still under contract until 2023,” he said.
MU wants fewer stars, PSG stuck with Mbappé
Chelsea failed to convince Antonio Rüdiger to extend. Thomas Tuchel, the blues coach, confirmed this on Sunday evening. “He wants to leave the club. He told me about it in a private conversation. We gave everything – the club and I – but we could no longer fight because of the actions (economic sanctions against the club in connection with the war in Ukraine, editor’s note) “The German defender will therefore leave, despite a extension offer. Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid and Juventus Turin are in on the action. Antonio Rüdiger would have a preference for Juve, but PSG has financial arguments, stronger than that of the Italian club.
Fewer stars, more workers. Erik Ten Hag is already looking for rare pearls for the next season at Manchester United. And according to the Daily Star, the next Red Devils coach has asked his leaders to recruit Christian Eriksen. The Danish, victim of a cardiac arrest last summer, has revived in Brentford. But with only one year of contract, it will be the bargain of this transfer window, and Erik Ten Hag intends to take advantage of it. However, Tottenham are also said to be in on it. Christian Eriksen will therefore have the choice between two big Premier League clubs.
The Conte surprise at PSG
Mbappe and PSG. According to Le Parisien, “the striker does not yet have all the parameters in his hands to decide between the contours of the team (which coach and which workforce), his contract (salary and image rights), and the ‘perfect place to win (Champions League and Ballon d’Or),’ explains PSG. But the player’s clan was in Doha, Qatar, to discuss with the president of PSG, Nasser al-Khelaïfi. Then it will be Madrid. Mbappé’s decision could change everything… but PSG does not have the sporting certainties to convince him. Insoluble.
Antonio Conte talks to PSG, according to The Times. But his British colleague The Telegraph denies it. Antonio Conte has had no contact with Paris Saint-Germain to succeed Mauricio Pochettino as the Italian focuses on trying to secure Champions League qualification for Tottenham before making a decision on his future . Conte will wait until the end of the season before talking to the club, ”assures the English media.
The Telegraph also assures that Antonio Conte is studying other possibilities, such as Real Madrid and AS Roma. PSG has therefore not won.
The English daily also assures that Leonardo, the sports director, is strongly threatened. “Fabio Paratici has also been linked with a summer move to PSG, who are set to sack sporting director Leonardo. Another potential target for the role is Atlético Madrid sporting director Andrea Berta.
Barça have ambition in the next transfer window. At all positions, according to Sport. 23 players are targeted next summer, although Barca won’t sign them all. Among them, we find Andreas Christensen (Chelsea) who would have already signed, César Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea) are the priorities. Franck Kessie (AC Milan), who would have already signed. Carlos Soler (Valencia), Wirtz (Leverkusen) and Angelo (Santos) are also targeted.
Finally, in attack: Raphinha (Leeds), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern), Dani Olmo (Leipzig), Darwin Núñez (Benfica) and Erling Haaland (BVB). The Kylian Mbappé (PSG) track and that of Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) are also mentioned by Sport, but with little hope.
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