The summer transfer window is closed for the top leagues in Europe! After a summer of international football, countless clubs waited until the last minute to make their transfers. Check out all the major deals here and see how we rated the biggest signings. But just because the window is closed until January doesn’t mean the rumors don’t get any further.
TOP STORY: Man City change eyes for Oyarzabal
Manchester City are keeping a close eye on the Real Sociedad striker Mikel Oyarzabalsays TEAMtalk.
Oyarzabal, 24, has scored four goals in five games for Sociedad so far this season and struggles with the club at the top of the La Liga table.
The report said, “City and Pep Guardiola are long-time admirers of Oyarzabal and have spoken to Sociedad on several occasions.” They apparently considered him two years ago when looking for a replacement Leroy Sané for 45 million euros in July 2020, but nothing came of their interest.
Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund have also been linked to the Spanish international in the past, but Guardiola tries to improve his attacking chances afterwards Sergio Aguero went to Barcelona this summer and Oyarzabal can play front or outside. He also reportedly has a € 80m release clause.
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02/09 CEST: Tottenham Hotspur head coach Nuno Espírito Santo said there were “so many problems that we have to solve” after a difficult start to the season, but denied Harry Kane remains affected by his failed move to Manchester City.
Spurs have suffered 3-0 Premier League defeats to Crystal Palace and Chelsea in a row, with Kane being marginalized in both games.
Nuno also faced a variety of issues, including a long injury list and three players – Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso and Davinson Sanchez – Violating the club rules to represent their countries during the most recent international break.
Immediately after Sunday’s defeat to Chelsea, Nuno said there were a number of “issues” to deal with and when speaking to his former club Wolves on Tuesday afternoon before the third round of the Spurs’ Carabao Cup, the 47-year-old was killed further explanation requested.
“’Problems’ that are public,” he began. “‘Problems’ is the situation that is the dynamic that we are,” he said. “We suffer from ‘problems’ during the international break.
“’Problems’ is the absence of players. “Problems” is that we need to improve the level of performance. “Problems” is that we concede goals from set pieces that we played so well in the first half and then we can no longer keep them. So many problems that we have to solve. “
8.30 a.m. CEST: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is expected to remain responsible for Thursday’s trip to Cadiz, but the club is looking into ways to replace him, sources told ESPN.
Koeman’s position was further weakened by the 1-1 draw at Camp Nou against Granada in LaLiga on Monday that followed last week’s Champions League 3-0 loss to Bayern Munich.
Sources explain that President Joan Laporta held an hour-long emergency meeting with his board of directors after the Granada game, as doubts remain about Koeman’s suitability.
However, the lack of alternatives available prevents Laporta from making a hasty decision before Barca travel to Cadiz, where they lost in the league last season. The president doesn’t want a transition option, someone for a few months or until the end of the season; he wants to hire someone who will be able to build a long-term project in the club.
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– When Bayern Munich wants to get the attacking midfielder from Bayer Leverkusen Florian Wirtz, they have to pay at least 100 million euros, according to AS. The 18-year-old’s contract runs until 2026, but the report says a move could come in 2023. While Bayern reportedly struck an alleged deal with Hans Wirtz, Florian’s father and agent, it is still likely that any club that signs the youngster will have to pay a hefty sum. And Bayern could also have problems getting Wirtz to move, even if they bid enough to turn Leverkusen’s heads, because the player has already admitted that he always dreamed of playing for Barcelona as a child and ” that has not changed ”.
– Dean Henderson asked for a loan transfer from Manchester United in January, as reported by the sun. The Old Trafford Academy graduate had set himself the goal of becoming the # 1 goalkeeper for the Red Devils but suffered the effects of a COVID-19 battle and was unable to play. With David de Gea taking his chance to show that he should be the captain of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – particularly saving Mark Noble’s late penalty in defeating West Ham United – Henderson is now looking for a temporary move to get more minutes.
– Alexis Sanchez will be allowed to leave Internazionale during the January transfer window, Calciomercato reported. The Chilean international, who has yet to play a game for Inter this season, is said to have preferred Marseille, Real Betis and Sevilla as his next goal after leaving San Siro.
– During his loan from AC Milan to Turin, Tommaso pobega impressed him so much that Il Toro are already trying to sign him on a permanent basis, report Calciomercato. However, there is currently frustration for the Serie A team as there is no option in the loan deal to make it permanent. Still, they hope to start negotiations.
– West Ham United confirmed that Winston Reid left the club after 11 years with the Hammers by mutual agreement. This deal gives the 33-year-old defender the freedom to find a new club to get playing time with after being on loan at Sporting Kansas City and Brentford last season.
– Free agent Clemens Grenier is interested from all over Europe, especially from Italy and Spain, after leaving Stade Rennais, reports Foot Mercato. There were also contacts with Ligue 1 teams and the midfielder should be interesting for clubs in Major League Soccer and in Qatar, but the 30-year-old would have to wait until January, which could be too long for him.