International soccer has taken center stage this week but there is still plenty happening at heart level across Europe.
So we asked our buddies to round up all of the latest news and gossip from across the continent.
Real Madrid strategy to sign Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe over the next two decades and Zinedine Zidane has convinced the World Cup winner to move to the Spanish capital. (Sport)
Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona at the conclusion of this year for nothing, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has verified. But he added:”I have no doubt that he (Messi) will wish to continue until 2021 and we hope then another year” (Sport)
Bartomeu has ruled outside Barcelona signing Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain in January. The Catalan club have to renew their efforts to attract the back into the Camp Nou following summer. (Sport)
Barcelona wished to Finish a Ivan Rakitic-Federico Bernardeschi swap with Juventus but the deal fell through when the Serie A side demanded an 20m for the international. (Mundo Deportivo)
Eden Hazard could make his Real Madrid debut against Levante weekend afterwards he returned to coaching on Friday. The Belgian has now really missed the beginning of the season because of a leg injury. (Marca)
Chelsea are well prepared to offer a contract to Emerson that is left-back. The deal expires in 2022 but the Blues wish to extend it by a further year when he ousted Marcos Alonso in the beginning XI and provide the defender a pay increase. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Matteo Darmian doesn’t repent his move despite his lack of match time in Old Trafford. He explained:”It was a source of pride and obligation to wear the shirt. It’s an adventure I’d do all over again, on and off the field” (Sky Italia)
Andr?? Villas-Boas maintains he turned down an approach from PSG while in control of Tottenham. “Nasser Al-Khela??fi was able to phone me every day,” the Portuguese explained. “But [sporting manager ] Leonardo and I did not have a good conversation, there wasn’t any sense between us. I took my phone and I informed Nasser that I won’t come ” (RMC)
Claudio Marchisio is over a free move to the Ligue 1 side in discussions with Monaco. The Juventus is without a club after he left Zenit this summer and is also desired Flamengo and by Rangers. (RMC)
Former Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is to become the director of Guinea, who chased Paul Put after their elimination at the African Cup of Nations. (France Football)
La Liga president Javier Tebas expects Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho go back to the Spanish top flight later on. “I want to own Cristiano Ronaldo back for Jose Mourinho to be coaching a Spanish team,” he explained. (Canal 11)
Bruno Fernandes could depart Sporting in January following a summertime movement failed to materialise. Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Premier League sides are still interested in the midfielder, who has two goals and four assists this season. (O Jogo)
Krystian Bielik has verified before he joined Derby County out of Arsenal, AC Milan were considering signing him. “I obtained a deal from Milan, but then things changed and nothing was done,” he said. (Sportowe Fakty)
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