Alexandre Lacazette will return to OL
As announced by the Team, Alexandre Lacazette will return to Olympique Lyonnais. It is not yet signed but RMC Sport confirms that the points are validated between the two parties. Free of any contract since he did not extend at Arsenal, the 31-year-old striker will therefore return to his training club, unless the situation changes. And this despite his initial requirement to find a club playing in the European Cup (which will not be the case for Lyon next season).
Yoann Barbet is expected to be Girondins’ first recruit in Ligue 2
The central defender, free, is in advanced talks with Bordeaux.
Netherlands: Kuyt appointed D2 coach
Claiming promotion to the first division after a totally crazy dam but beaten on Sunday by Excelsior Rotterdam, ADO Den Haag club officially announced the appointment of Dirk Kuyt as head of the first team on Thursday.
At the age of almost 42, the one who retired in 2017 will therefore take his first steps as a coach. The former international winger (104 caps) will have to help the Hague club find the elite as soon as possible.
It’s official, Rüdiger is leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid
At the end of his contract at Chelsea, Antonio Rüdiger joins Real Madrid. News that the press had widely relayed but which was not yet official. This is now the case. The Blues released a statement announcing it. The Madrid club has embraced in stride. The central defender has signed for four years and will be presented on June 20.
Team France: Eve Perisset to Chelsea
Lateral defender Eve Perisset, called up by Corinne Diacre for the Euro with the French team, is expected to officially commit to the upcoming happy with the London club Chelsea. She will be the first tricolor to play with the Blues.
The exodus of senior and slightly older players continues on the side of Bordeaux, which wants to drastically reduce its payroll and focus on young profiles with high potential.
Sessegnon signs in a club in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
At the age of 38, Stéphane Sessegnon is expanding his career in an unexpected destination. He pledged on Wednesday to Göçmenköy İdman Yurdu, a club based in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. This is a band located in the north of the island of Cyprus, only recognized by Turkey and considered by the UN as the northern part of the Republic of Cyprus. It is therefore not recognized by FIFA. The new attacking midfielder – who will be number 10 – is playing in the Cypriot league.
PSG: first pro contract for Nehemiah Fernandez-Veliz
After goalkeeper Louis Mouquet, PSG announced the signing of the young professional’s first professional contract, Nehemiah Fernandez-Veliz. The player, born in 2004, has committed until 2025 with his training club. This season, he has played in 16 U19 league games, five in the Youth League and three in the Gambardella Cup (three goals in all competitions).
Juan Mata leaves Manchester United
After Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, the departure operation continues at Manchester United, which announces this Thursday that of Juan Mata. The 34-year-old midfielder, who arrived in January 2014, leaves the club after 285 games and 51 goals.
PSG: first pro contract for Louis Mouquet
PSG announces the signing of a first professional contract for its goalkeeper Louis Mouquet, who is committed until 2025.
Barça think of Lukaku if Lewandowski fails
FC Barcelona are looking for a new center-forward for next season. Xavi wants to strengthen its workforce with a No. 9 high level. Robert Lewandowski remains the priority of the summer, but the Catalan club would have another plan if the 33-year-old Polish striker fails to leave Bayern Munich, where he is under contract until 2023. According to Sports World, Barça have reportedly targeted Romelu Lukaku as a retreat. The Chelsea striker would like to leave Stamford Bridge after a difficult season. He would prefer a return to Inter, but the Blaugrana club could take advantage of his desires to interfere in the matter. Knowing that Bayern would also be watching him for a possible departure for Lewandowski…
PSG: a revelation from Villarreal to replace Neymar?
Already well supplied in the offensive sector with the Mbappé-Messi-Neymar trio, PSG could still look to recruit during the summer market. On the Spanish side, the newspaper Mark assures that the Parisian club has ticked the name of Arnaut Danjuma.
After a great season with Villarreal (16 goals and 4 assists in 34 games), the 25-year-old Dutch winger, however, will only be offered one condition: if PSG manages to sell Neymar during the summer. The Spanish daily even states that according to its information, the amount of Arnaut Danjuma’s release clause is set at 45 million euros and that Villarreal would not say no to a good sale in order to bring in cash.
Manchester United: Pogba will receive a loyalty bonus after his departure
At the end of his contract with the Red Devils, Paul Pogba will not extend. The departure of the French midfielder has even been made official by Manchester United. However, according to the revelations of the Daily Mailthe 2018 world champion will still receive a juicy loyalty bonus estimated at almost 4.42 million euros for having finished the season with the team.
The consequence of the terms of the contract granted to Paul Pogba when he signed for Manchester United in 2016. The British daily sees it as an “ultimate insult” to fans after the failed adventure of “La Pioche” on the side of Old Trafford since his return .
Toulon: Tigana already on the start
Arriving at SC Toulon as general manager in charge of the athlete in February 2021, Jean Tigana is not going to make old bones in the Var. The former iconic midfielder of the French team has confirmed his departure.
“I am informing the people of Toulon, the players of French and international football, and the public as a whole, of my resignation, today, from the volunteer functions for which I have been in charge for a season at SC Toulon,” wrote Tigana in a statement sent to AFP. I thank all the people who accompanied me on this adventure. “
Ninth in its National 2 group, Toulon failed to be promoted. After the departure of Jean Tigana, another former player of the Var club will land as sporting director: Marcel Dib.
Serie A: Ribéry extends with Salernitana
Reims: Newcastle have an agreement for Ekitike
Already courted by Newcastle during the winter market, Hugo Ekitike seems closer than ever to a departure this summer. Author of a great season with Reims in Ligue 1, the striker who will celebrate his 20th birthday on June 20, could spin in the Premier League.
Reims has reached an agreement with the Magpies for the international U20 tricolor. According to information confirmed by RMC Sport, the amount of the transaction is 36 million euros (+10 million euros bonus). The position of Hugo Ekitike, who refused the English club’s offer in January, remains to be seen.
The 2021-2022 season is over in the major leagues and the clubs are already preparing for the next one. Between those looking to sell players and those who want to strengthen, the summer market is already in full swing before it even officially opens at the end of June.
Between the departures of Paul Pogba et Jesse Lingard of Manchester United, the one expected from Noa Lang in Bruges or even the desires of elsewhere Robert Lewandowski, all the information can be found on RMC Sport in the live commentary. Here it is a catch-up session for those who missed some news.