The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market unlike any before it, but there were still plenty of deals done, and you can check out the major ones here. The window might be closed across the top leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumours from around the globe.
TOP STORY: Dybala made bumper offer to stay at Juventus, president says
Following Paulo Dybala‘s previous claim that he has yet to receive a contract offer, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said the club has in fact made the Argentine a bumper one.
That’s according to Tuttosport, which, in contrast to Dybala’s version of events, have carried quotes from Agnelli that suggest that not only have the club offered to extend the current contract beyond 2022 but also the offer will make Dybala among “the top 20 best-paid players in Europe.”
Agnelli went on to explain that Juve has a “big love” for Dybala and that they see him as their future captain.
Dybala scored his first Serie A goal since July 4 over the weekend, and Agnelli has urged the player to kick on and prove that he is one of the best players in Europe — and do it at Juventus.
Juventus are currently four points off the top of the table behind AC Milan.
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Eriksen desperate for PSG move
We could finally see the Christian Eriksen saga come to an end in January, and if the Daily Star is to be believed, that spells bad news for Manchester United, with the Denmark international apparently holding out for a move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Manchester United and Arsenal have both expressed their interest in the 28-year-old, who is set to leave Internazionale in the January transfer window following a disappointing spell of form.
Eriksen has been a flop in Italy and has fallen out of favour with Inter boss Antonio Conte, starting just four games this season.
However, Eriksen appears to be clear about where he wants to go next, and that’s to a fresh challenge in a new league.
Eriksen apparently sees a return to England as a backward step in his career, so a move to France would be the best-case scenario for him, even if it means having to take a pay cut.
Isco out, Bale back in?
Interesting news involving potential ins and outs at Real Madrid, with AS suggesting that Isco wants to leave the club in January and that Gareth Bale fancies a swan song season at the Bernabeu before moving permanently.
First up, Isco, and AS are reporting that he wants to leave the club after being ostracised this season. He was benched for the past three games, and that appears to be the last straw for a player keen to make an impact at Euro 2020 next summer for Spain. To do that, he needs to be playing, and so he seems set for a move in…
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