Chelsea: a departure of Lukaku is not current, according to his entourage
An internal meeting was organized on Monday between Thomas Tuchel and Romelu Lukaku following the dismissal of the Blues striker. A decision taken after his recent statements during an interview with “Sky Italia”. The Belgian international said in particular that he was not “satisfied” with his situation, also questioning the choice of training of his coach.
According to his entourage, and as indicated by Air sports, a London club departure this winter is not an option “, while some media of” Lukaku announce in part for Tottenham. Also according to his relatives, the player will quickly get back to work to try to regain his place at Chelsea. Thomas Tuchel should speak to him tomorrow on the subject.
Thiago Silva extends at Chelsea
Former PSG player, Brazilian defender Thiago Silva (37) has just extended a year at Chelsea. So here he is linked to the London club until the end of the 2022-2023 season.
Philippe Clément is the new coach of Monaco!
As expected, AS Monaco formalized this Monday evening the arrival of Belgian technician Philippe Clement (47) as a new coach. The former Club Brugge coach is committed until June 30, 2024.
“We are pleased with the arrival of Philippe Clément at AS Monaco, explains vice-president Oleg Petrov. His demonstrated ability of young people to get the best of groups and talented while reaching ever higher goals during his career make him the ideal person to continue in a logical way, and with an intact ambition, the chapter which we opened at the beginning of last season aiming to bring back permanently AS Monaco in the elite of French football and on the European scene. “
Lukeba extended to OL until 2025
Good news for Lyon supporters. OL announced this Monday evening that their young defender Castello Lukeba (19), already seen seven times with the first team this season, extended by one season, until June 2025. The U20 international had signed his first professional contract … last summer.
Naples: Badge would have said yes in Toronto
According to the Corriere della Serra, Lorenzo Insigne would have given his agreement to join Toronto next summer, at the end of his contract with Naples. The Italian striker, who will then be celebrating his 31st birthday, should receive in Canada an annual salary of 11.5 million euros, along with 3.5 million bonuses. A jackpot compared to the 3.5 million euros that Napoli offered him to extend. A meeting would be scheduled for Friday between the executives of the Major League Soccer franchise and the badge representatives. It could help to refine the final details of his future contract.
PSG are monitoring Dembélé’s situation at Barça
Ousmane Dembélé is not closed to an extension at FC Barcelona, but the 24-year-old winger has given his conditions to the Catalan club. He wants a salary of 20 million euros per season to extend his lease which will end at the end of the season. The priority of the 2018 world champion is to stay at Barça, if his conditions are accepted. But no new meeting is for the moment planned with the management blaugrana. The different parties are camping in their positions. Dembélé has already received higher financial offers. Faced with this situation, PSG are attentive in order to recover the former Dortmund dribbler freely next summer.
Juventus called PSG to inquire about Mauro Icardi
After Rafinha’s departure from Real Sociedad, Paris Saint-Germain continue to be open in the market for several of their players. Mauro Icardi is one of them. As announced by the Italian press on Monday morning, Juventus called PSG to find out about the situation of the Paris striker.
A call which dates back several days and which was only a gathering of information, without concrete negotiations for the moment. With the probable departure of Alvaro Morata against FC Barcelona, Juventus are looking for a striker. The Italians have also surveyed the market for Anthony Martial (Manchester United). Concerning Mauro Icardi, Paris is not closed to a start, but there is no question of selling off the player.
Club Brugge have found a replacement for Clément
According to From Telegraaf, Club Brugge has found a replacement for Philippe Clément, announced in the direction of AS Monaco. Alfred Schreuder, a Dutch technician, would have signed an indefinite contract with his new team. Schreuder has been without a club since last October, he who was Ronald Koeman’s assistant at FC Barcelona. The 49-year-old was also Erik ten Hag and Julian Nagelsmann’s deputy in the past.
QRM: several avenues to replace Irles
Bruno Irles appointed to Troyes, QRM is looking for his new trainer. According to our information, Fabien Mercadal is the priority of Quevilly Rouen Métropole but the Norman club should also receive Nicolas Usaï and Oswald Tanchot before making a final decision.
Kitchen arrive in Venice
Currently 16th in Serie A, the Venice club confirmed the signing of Michaël Cuisance, the 22-year-old French midfielder, on Monday. On loan from Bayern Munich last season to OM, Cuisance is definitely joining Italy. He signed a contract until June 2025. The German club will receive 4.5 million euros, excluding bonus.
Troyes formalizes the appointment of Bruno Irles
As expected, Bruno Irles is appointed coach of Troyes, replacing Laurent Batlles. Released by QRM, the technician is committed until June 2023, where he will have the opportunity to discover the elite of French football. “” ESTAC and Bruno Irles concluded an agreement on Monday enthroning the French technician at the head of the professional team. The former defender of AS Monaco, will be able to draw on his various experiences at high level, to carry out the operation of maintaining the Bleu & Blancs. “, Announces the club Troy, current 15th in Ligue 1 after 19 days with 17 points, a single unit ahead of Metz, 18th.
Bruno Irles leaves Quevilly-Rouen
Tipped to succeed Laurent Batlles on the bench at Troyes, Bruno Irles is leaving his position as coach of Quevilly Rouen Métropole, current 11th in Ligue 2.. “This departure was not part of the plans of the club. However, the leaders of QRM wanted to allow Bruno Irles, asked to take new functions in Ligue 1, to seize the opportunity that was offered to him and gave their agreement for his departure, “said the club statement.
Augsburg invests in Ricardo Pepi
FC Augsburg formalized the signing of Ricardo Pepi on Monday, until June 2026. The 18-year-old striker arrives from Dallas. The amount of the transfer is estimated at 17.5 million euros, excluding bonuses. An American international, he has scored 15 career goals in MLS in 55 games played.
Trippier close to leaving Atlético
According to Sky Sports, Kieran Trippier’s move to Newcastle is on track. Atlético have received an offer between 28 and 30 million euros from the Magpies. It seems difficult to retain the player, at the end of the contract in June 2023. The room of Trippier would be the first big blow of Newcastle on the transfer market, a few months after the buyout of the club.
Barca open the door to a Haaland room this summer
Present during the presentation conference of Ferran Torres, Joan Laporta and some details on a possible room for Erling Haaland at Barça.
“With Ferran, we made the exception of signing before we had the necessary salary margin. Planning for the next season is also underway, and we are constantly striving to build a new team. Anything is possible, if it’s done well. I’m sure it’s going to go very well. Everything is possible. We are in the market and we are looking at everything. We are in the process of bringing new things to the winter market and the technical committee is working in the medium term for next season. We are working to strengthen the positions that the staff ask of us “
Barça meets pressure in Dembélé
During the presentation conference of Ferran Torres on Monday, FC Barcelona, through its general manager Mateu Alemany, gave news of the Ousmane Dembélé case. Under contract until June 2022, the French international has not yet extended and is currently free to commit where he wishes for the next session.
“No meeting is scheduled today. And we don’t like to explain our timing. We have been talking to their agents for five months. They know the position of the club, we have had a lot of patience, they know we want “There is still, he has an offer and we cannot offer more, said Alemany. They know all the scenarios and we are waiting for a definitive answer to take the measures which are suitable for the club.”
Ferran Torres featured at Camp Nou
The former Manchester City striker was presented to the Camp Nou audience on Monday in the company of Joan Laporta. As tradition dictates, he did some juggling in front of the socios.
Lukaku wants to leave Chelsea
In the middle of the soap opera after the publication of his interview, Romelu Lukaku is not happy at Chelsea. According to Gazzetta Dello Sport, the Belgian could leave the Blues to go to another London club, in Tottenham, to find Antonio Conte. The two met at Inter and won last season’s league title.
Fiorentina formalizes Ikoné’s transfer
Three days after the announcement of Lille, it is Fiorentina’s turn to formalize the news: Jonathan Ikoné (23) is a new player for the Italian club. The France international will wear the number 11 and will be featured on Tuesday.
Morata gets closer to Barça
According to Like, Alvaro Morata is expected to become a FC Barcelona player this week. There remain only details to be worked out for the signing of the Spanish striker who is currently on loan by Atlético de Madrid to Juventus.
The 29-year-old’s transfer is “95% complete” and only “insignificant details” are missing to close the deal, the Spanish newspaper said.
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A deal including Martial and Dembélé under study
According to sport, which will take information from Ara, FC Barcelona would have opened negotiations with Manchester United about an agreement including Ousmane Dembélé and Anthony Martial. The Barca winger is under contract until the end of the season. If he does not extend, the Catalan club could agree to sell this winter to MU. In return, the Red Devils would get Martial back via a six-month loan.
Bruno Irles will become Troyes coach
After the departure of Laurent Batlles, Bruno Irles will replace on the ESTAC bench. The former QRM coach played his last match with his former team this Sunday, losing to Monaco in the Coupe de France.
He announced the departure to his players after the meeting. ESTAC will pay 600,000 euros to bring in Bruno Irles.
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