Football transfer rumours: Liverpool and Everton chase Diego Llorente?


The 25-yr-old Real Socieded defender Diego Llorente is a summer target for each Liverpool and Everton, in keeping with the Basque newspaper Noticias de Gipuzkoa. It reviews that a parent of €30m has been mooted for a 25-year-antique who has proven “extremely good evolution” to become the crew’s finest centre-again. “Given the quantity of cash within the English game, €30m is not very a lot,” it sniffs.

Talking of no longer very lots money Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who was earning £four hundred,000 a year as manager of Molde before he moved to Manchester United, may be provided annual swag of £7.5m to live at Old Trafford, consistent with the Mirror. “As well as his primary profits, Solskjær’s contract is in all likelihood to encompass lucrative bonus clauses,” it adds. Which is simply as well – otherwise there’s no manner he’d receive £7.5m while he could earn just as a whole lot elsewhere (if he worked for 18 years).

And speaking of hundreds of cash Newcastle so enjoyed spending it on a player in January that they are getting ready to do it all again, simplest more so. News is breaking that they’re prepared to pay £40m for Joelinton, a move that could almost double the switch record the club set much less than two months in the past once they bought Miguel Almirón for £20.7m. The 22-year-old Brazilian’s performances for Hoffenheim this season, where he has both scored or created 20 dreams in 30 appearances, have satisfied them to spend.

“La Gran Bronca,” reads the large headline on the duvet of Marca – The Big Fight – because it details a sensational publish-match bust-up among Sergio Ramos and Florentino Pérez after Real Madrid’s sensational shellacking by means of Ajax on Tuesday. “The president pointed at the players and told them they were responsible for what changed into occurring,” it reviews. “Then Ramos stood up and stated that that they had warned him inside the summer time that he had to signal a striker, and the fault consequently did no longer lie totally with the gamers. Pérez went directly to threaten to kick Ramos out of Real Madrid, to which the participant answered by means of pronouncing something like, ‘Pay up my settlement and I’ll depart with my head held excessive.’”

Ramos went on to convene a meeting of the players on the membership’s training floor on Thursday, to which education workforce were now not invited. It was specially uncomfortable for Isco, who had refused to tour with the group on Tuesday after studying that he was not inside the squad. “That choice, whilst so much was at stake, did no longer sit nicely along with his group-associates,” Marca reviews, “producing an exceptionally disturbing atmosphere just hours earlier than a momentous game.” The participant has apologised, however according to Calciomercato is “enraged” and “humiliated” and has informed his dealers to get him a flow to both Manchester City or Juventus.
Tuttosport dedicates its front web page to the adjustments afoot at Juventus, of which it seems there may be masses. It starts offevolved inside the dug-out, with Maximiliano Allegri stated to be one of the names being considered by way of Real Madrid as a substitute for Santiago Solari, and Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane and Antonio Conte being lined up for the Turin-based totally hotseat have to he go away. Moves also are afoot to herald one centre-returned – either Benfica’s Rúben Dias or Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax – and any other midfielder similarly to Aaron Ramsey, with Paul Pogba and Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombélé the most effective names on the shortlist. Plus a brand new settlement for Mario Mandzukic and a wholehearted try to snaffle Federico Chiesa from Fiorentina.