HHello everyone and welcome to our transfer market live blog, where we will introduce you to all the most important offers and all the most interesting transfer rumors. The beginning of July is just around the corner, which means that transfer activity is really heating up.
News and rumors of the transfer market LIVE
12:30 CEST: Arsenal monitoring Belotti
Arsenal are among the teams following Torino forward Andrea Belotti, says Tuttosport, with AC Milan, Napoli, Roma and Fiorentina also interested in the Italian international. Belotti’s contract expires next summer and is reportedly available for € 34 million.
12:00 CEST: Everton names Benítez
Everton is expected to announce the appointment of Rafa Benitez as their new manager sometime today (June 30), according to Sky Sports. The Spaniard has reached a three-year agreement at Goodison Park.
11:30 CEST: Brahim stays in Milan
Real Madrid playmaker Brahim Díaz will stay at AC Milan for a second season on loan, says Sky Sport Italia. The Rossoneri will pay a loan fee of 2-3 million euros with a purchase option for 22 million euros, while Los Blancos will have the option to buy it back for 27 million euros.
11:00 CEST: Mourinho wants Cavani in Roma
Roma’s new manager José Mourinho wants to bring Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani to the Italian capital, according to the Daily Star. The only problem is that the Uruguayan signed a new one-year contract at Old Trafford, so the Giallorossi would have to pay a transfer fee.
10:30 CEST: PSG intensifies talks for Ramos
Sergio Ramos is another player whose contract expires on June 30, with his departure from Real Madrid guaranteed, and L’Equipe says the 35-year-old is already in advanced talks with Paris Saint-Germain. read more HERE.
10:00 CEST: Messi will become a free agent tonight
June 30 marks the end of Lionel Messi’s contract in Barcelona. No deal has yet been reached, and the club hopes to give one last push to close a deal before midnight. read more HERE.