Transfer window diary (08/08): the incredible imbroglio Frenkie de Jong, Dries Mertens officially presented by the Gala

Information not to be missed:

– Mertens will sign for Galatasaray. Here’s what to expect. More details ici.

– The Standard on the track of an Englishman! More informations ici.

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– 10:50 p.m .: Valencia announced Monday evening the departure for Wolves of its Portuguese attacking midfielder Gonçalo Guedes. The Premier League club, where Leander Dendoncker plays, has seen its central defender Conor Coady leave for Everton on loan.

-10:40 p.m .: Malang Sarr, Chelsea defender, will join Philippe Clement’s AS Monaco. An agreement exists between the two clubs and Sarr is in France to pass medical tests. He arrives on loan, announces Skysports.

– 9:30 p.m.: Everton have signed Wolverhampton captain Conor Coady on a one-year loan with an option to buy.

– 9:15 p.m .: In lack of an attacker following Haaland’s departure from City and the long absence of Sébastien Haller (cancert), Borrussia Dortmund transferred Anthony Modeste from Cologne. Hazard and Meunier’s club will pay £4.2million

– 9:10 p.m.: Alex Granell, 34, reinforces Lommel’s midfield. The 34-year-old Spaniard, who arrives from Bolivian club Bolivar, has signed a two-year contract, the Challenger Pro League side announced on Monday.

-8:45 p.m .: Juventus are close to having an agreement with Frankfurt winger Filip Kostic. West Ham had offered almost 13 million pounds but the Germans want 17, inform Sky Sports.

– 8:30 p.m.: Not extended at the end of last season in Naples, where he had nevertheless acquired the status of a historic icon, Dries Mertens will continue his career at Galatasaray. The Red Devil has signed a one-season contract there, with an option for a second, the Istanbul club announced on Monday evening. The Gala also recorded the arrival of Lucas Torreira. He arrives as a permanent transfer from Arsenal.

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“I can’t wait to meet the fans,” said the 35-year-old from Leuven, who went live on his new club’s Twitter account, which also announced the arrival of Uruguayan Lucas Torreira from Arsenal. . Mertens received a signing bonus of 1.1 million euros and his annual salary on the banks of the Bosphorus is 2.9 million euros, said Galatasaray.

– 20h: Timo Werner is about to join Leipzig. And according to Sky Germany, the German club will do the right thing since its ex-attacker will return home for around 20 million euros, excluding bonuses. When he left for Chelsea against 53 million, two years ago.

– 7:10 p.m .: Bournemouth, promoted to the Premier League, announced on Monday the transfer, from Feyenoord, of the central defender Marcos Senesi.

– 19h: Alexis Sanchez and Inter Milan, it’s over! The Chilean striker, expected in Marseille, has just terminated his contract with his club.

– 6.30 p.m .: Barça could break the contract of Frenkie de Jong ! The Athletic announces that the club would have announced to its Dutch player that they wanted to cancel the existing contract due to irregularities. Legal action against the former management of Barca is even considered. But why would you want to kick a talented and bankable young player out? Quite simply because Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of Barça during the summer of 2020, at the height of the Covid crisis, had negotiated a postponement of the payment of part of the player’s salary. Frenkie de Jong can notably count on the interest of Tuchel (Chelsea). To be continued…

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