Koulibaly sets foot in Paris
While contacts had been established last summer between PSG and Kalidou Koulibaly, the defender of Naples could once again be at the heart of a summer soap opera. According to information from the Parisian , the 28-year-old Senegalese even indirectly took the first step after buying a 200 m2 apartment in the 15th arrondissement. Among the defenders with the biggest reputation in Europe, Koulibaly could leave Sicily next summer while he is looking for a new challenge and when he has never hidden his attraction for PSG, the club of the capital would seek to prepare the succession of Thiago Silva, which has still not been extended. But the financial transaction promises to be most expensive. Subcontracted with Napoli until 2023, the Senegalese is valued between 75 and 80 million euros.
Koulibaly's nice goal against Juventus
M'Baye Niang in the viewfinder of OM
Author of a season for the moment accomplished with Rennes (14 goals in 34 matches in all competitions), M'Baye Niang would attract the lusts of Olympique de Marseille reports L'Equipe . To keep its player at the end of its loan last season, Stade Rennais had spent 15 million euros last summer to exercise its option to buy from Torino. The 25-year-old Senegalese center-forward is now valued at 30 million euros due to its performance and its versatility. While OM is still under financial restrictions, the feasibility of the transaction will be determined by the envelope allocated to Marseille leaders this summer. Anxious to strengthen the offensive sector of his team before a probable return to the Champions League, André Villas-Boas and his sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta do not want to waste time.
Benzema extended his contract at Real
Karim Benzema, Karim Benzema's historical agent, told RMC Sport that the Real Madrid striker had officially extended his lease in the Spanish capital until 2022. The 32-year-old former Lyonnais who competed in his 100th Champions League match Wednesday on the occasion of the round of 16 first leg against Manchester City (1-2) has been evolving at the club since 2009. "He always had Lyon in his heart" he nevertheless added, while "KB9" will be 35 years old at the end of his contract in the Iberian capital. The hypothesis of a return to Lyon at the end of career?
Benzema's hat-trick against Levante
Werner waits for Liverpool to take action
According to information from The Athletic , FC Barcelona and Manchester United have advanced their pawn in the Timo Werner case, the German striker who is likely to leave Leipzig at the end of the season. The 23-year-old center-forward with 27 goals in 33 games in all competitions this season attracts lust from all over Europe. Long considered pole in this file, Liverpool has nevertheless the favors of the player, who does not cease to make calls of the foot towards the Mersey these last days. So, what about the future “scouser”? Werner would wait for Liverpool and Jürgen Klopp to take action, according to the specialist site. The Reds, like the other teams, have a clause in the player's contract to attach their services for an amount between 55 and 60 million euros, but this must be activated before the end of April.
Inter prepares for post-Lautaro
Announced in the viewfinder of Barça as Real, Lautaro Martinez could leave Lombardy this summer when he has a release clause of 111 million euros. According to information from Tuttosport , the interior leaders have acted out of the 22-year-old Argentine center and are actively working to replace it. Among the tracks mentioned, we notably find Timo Werner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Anthony Martial. In the minds of Nerrazzuri decision makers, the priority to keep Lautaro Martinez. On the other hand, the Argentine striker should for his part give in to the European sirens, the prospect of evolving on a daily basis with his partner in selection Lionel Messi could play.
The beautiful finish of Lautaro Martinez facing Atalanta
Real must first get rid of Bale to bring Salah
According to El Desmarque , Real will no longer hide its desire to make Mohammed Salah the new "Galactic" because of the difficulty in bringing Kylian Mbappé. But before they can take action, the Merengues will have to find a way out for Gareth Bale, still under contract until June 2022. The Welshman (30), author of only 3 goals this season, does not set that too rarely in value and has an astronomical salary, reasons for which few clubs manifest themselves concretely. In any event, if Mohammed Salah (27) is ultimately preferred to Kylian Mbappé, a big financial effort will have to be made while the Egyptian is under contract until June 2023 with the Liverpool Reds, who would not be necessarily inclined to see him go.
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