Alexandre Lacazette in Barça's sights
His situation is being watched closely. Having entered the last year of his contract, Alexandre Lacazette could leave free from Arsenal next summer. But to avoid losing their striker for no consideration, the Gunners could be open for a sale in the next winter transfer market. It must be said that the French international arouses envy. According to information from
, FC Barcelona would be particularly interested in the profile of the player trained at Olympique Lyonnais. The Catalan formation, which seeks to strengthen its workforce at a lower cost, could go on the offensive as early as January ... or find an agreement with the player for the month of July. But the Blaugrana are not the only ones on the file. The
revealed that Diego Simeone's Atlético Madrid also greatly appreciated his profile.
30-year-old Alexandre Lacazette is going through difficult times in London, where his playing time is very limited.
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Ronald Koeman maintained ... until when?
This Thursday, FC Barcelona did not manage to get rid of Cadiz (0-0), allowing precious points to escape in the title race. This poor performance further weakens the position of his trainer, Ronald Koeman, already weakened by all the rumors that abound about his succession. For the moment, the Dutch technician retains the confidence of his leaders. “Koeman has our support. There is another game on Sunday and we are with him. He is our trainer. We are in a new cycle and we have players with a lot of future and a lot of quality. They are the future of the club, ”said Ramon Planes, Blaugrana's sporting director, in an attempt to calm things down. The next meetings could, however, be decisive for the future of the former Netherlands coach.Several names are circulating to take his suite, such as those of Erik ten Hag, Roberto Martinez - who denied contacts with Le Figaro - and Thierry Henry.
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Bayern Munich take a closer look at Antonio Rüdiger
Under contract with Chelsea until the end of the season, Antonio Rüdiger, an important part of last season's Champions League victory, is discussing a possible extension with Blues leaders.
Other teams remain on the lookout, if ever no agreement is reached.
This would be the case with Bayern Munich, as revealed by
The Bavarian formation would have even contacted the agent of the German defender to start discussions.
However, the latest indiscretions suggest that this file should end with an extension of its lease with the London formation.
Emerson Palmieri speaks on his arrival at Olympique Lyonnais
Arrived in the Rhône last August, after winning Euro 2020 with Italy, Emerson Palmieri made a convincing debut with Olympique Lyonnais.
The left side does not regret his choice to have left the Blues to join the Gones this summer: “I decided to leave Chelsea because I had no place.
Roberto Mancini told me: you have to play, you have to start.
OL came up with an interesting project and I accepted in two or three days.
I'm really happy with my choice, ”he said in comments reported by
La Gazzetta dello Sport
Aged 27, Emerson Palmieri scored his first goal with OL against Troyes (3-1) last Wednesday.
Turkish nugget Emre Demir joins FC Barcelona
Barcelona leaders are preparing for the future.
The Catalan club announced on Thursday that they have recruited Emre Demir, from Kayserispor.
Cost of the operation?
€ 2 million, excluding bonus.
The versatile attacking midfielder, aged only 17, will remain with his training club until the end of the 2021-2022 season and join the ranks of the Barcelona reserve team from next summer.
He is committed with the Blaugrana until June 2027. Proof that the FCB is counting on him in the future, his release clause was set at € 400 million.
Emre Demir is considered a great player in the making.
In November 2019, he became, at the age of 15, the youngest goalscorer in the history of the Süper Lig.