It seems that the transfer of Grillis to Manchester City is ready to be completed.
Jack Grillis is getting closer and closer to Manchester City.
According to Sky Sports, the English midfielder is expected to undergo a medical test on Thursday, with his team, Aston Villa, having agreed on 117 million euros - a record amount for the Premier League. Of course, this record may be broken quickly, as Chelsea and Inter are said to have found it at 130 million for Romelu Loukakou ...
The 26-year-old Grillis is an ardent desire of Pep Guardiola and comes from a season with seven goals in 27 appearances with Villa.
Espirito Santo: "I'm waiting to talk to Kane"
Although he has been coach of Tottenham for over a month now, Espirito Santo has admitted that he has not yet contacted Kane
With Harry Kane not yet back at Tottenham Hotspur and everyone doubting whether and when this will happen, Nuno Espirito Santo has admitted that he has not yet spoken to the English striker!
The Portuguese has been in charge of the Londoners since June 30, but Kane was still absent from the national team at Euro at the time, and then took leave - from which he does not say he will return.
"I'm waiting to talk to Kane, I have not had the opportunity until now," said the 47-year-old coach after the 2-2 friendly with Chelsea, explaining that "we have to discuss the issue internally, not to become a big issue". A little late, here we are ...
Things and…. miracles in Spartak Moscow
Dmitry Popov announced his resignation from Spartak Moscow at the halftime of the match with Benfica, who noted that the major shareholder of the club is still consulting the ... former coach.
Things and…. miracles in Spartak Moscow! Dmitry Popov announced his resignation from the position of sports director of the Russian team on Wednesday (4/8).
Important details: On the one hand, he did it - by placing himself on "Sports Express" - in the half of the first match of the Russians against Benfica for the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
On the other hand, he cited the refusal of the board of directors and the Russian billionaire, Leontin Fentun, to complete the transfer of Montiel from River Plate. This is because, as Popov added, it seems that Fedun is still consulting the ... until recently Spartak coach, Domenico Tentesco and not the current one, Rui Vitoria, who is a supporter of the transfer.
"It seems that our team is still being formed by the former coach, while the young man and I are trying to build a team that will have nothing to do with the previous one. "Given this, I see no reason to stay at the club", Popov explained to "Sports Express", who stated that he will submit his resignation on Thursday (5/8).
Romelu Lukaku is approaching his return to Chelsea
The transfer of Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea is underway, with the Belgian forward informing the Inter management that he has decided to return to the Londoners.
Romelu Loukakou is approaching his return to Chelsea! The Belgian forward informed the people of Inter, according to what Gianluca Di Marzio reports, that he decided to return to the Londoners!
The reason is that Romelu Lukaku will have twice the salary at Chelsea (15 million euros) than at Inter (7,5 million euros), while he sees that the "Nerazzurri" are starting to weaken after winning the championship and that The Londoners are raising the bar after last year's Champions League trophy.
What remains now is to see if and when Chelsea will manage to give the amount of 130 million euros to Inter so that we have a… deal!
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Joshua Kimich is one step ahead of renewal with Bayern Munich.
Joshua Kimich will continue to wear the Bayern shirt for a long time to come! The 26-year-old midfielder found everything with the German club and the renewal of his contract will be announced very soon.
According to foreign media, the German will play in Bayern until 2026! From 2015 until today, Kimich has made 261 appearances, scoring 30 and 71 assists.
Allison Becker has renewed his contract with Liverpool.
Allison renewed with Liverpool! The 28-year-old goalkeeper will continue to play for the "reds" until 2027!
The Brazilian has been wearing the Liverpool jersey since the summer of 2018 when he was acquired with 63 million euros by Roma. He has 130 appearances with Jürgen Klopp's team, having kept 59 times at zero, while he has also scored one goal.
"My family and I are very happy here. My children have settled here in England, in a different country, but they like the way they grow up. We are very happy. I am happy to continue in the team and do my job here. "I am really happy that I made this decision, which was not at all difficult for me," said the experienced goalkeeper.
At 40% of capacity the stadiums in Spain in the new season
The Spanish government has announced that it will be allowed to open the stadiums by 40% of their capacity for the new season.
The Minister of Health of Spain, Carolina Darias, officially announced that the "green light" will be given for the La Liga stadiums for 40% of their capacity, in terms of the presence of spectators, in view of the new season that starts on August 13.
As he characteristically stated: "We will allow the presence of fans at 40% in the stadiums, in 30% in the indoor stadiums and always at a distance of 1,5 meters". It will also be mandatory to use a mask, as well as certification for the vaccine or negative test.
The French champions set the price for Renato Sanchez
Four top European teams, according to the French newspaper L'Equipe, are aiming to acquire Renato Sanchez.
The Portuguese international midfielder, who was reborn in football at Lille, is on the transfer list of Liverpool, Arsenal, Barcelona and Bayern, in which he has played in the past.
According to the French newspaper, the French champions set his concession price at 35 million euros.
Messi's contract renewal is announced on Thursday
Barcelona is going to announce the renewal of Lionel Messi's contract on Thursday (5/8)
Thursday is the big day for Messi. The Argentine has been free since June 30, as his contract with Barcelona has ended. However, the latest information stated that Messi and "Blaugrana" have reached an agreement to extend his cooperation for 5 years.
The president of the Catalan team, Joan Laporta, on Wednesday (4/8) will complete the last details about the club's budget and tomorrow, Thursday, we are waiting for the final announcements.
The 34-year-old striker had caught the eye of several teams, such as Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, among others, but in the end he will not leave his favorite team.
Fernandez: "Paris Saint-Germain will not have a problem in the league"
Luis Fernandez spoke about the new season and stressed that Paris Saint-Germain will not have a problem in the league.
Luis Fernandez stressed that Paris SZ will have no problem winning the Ligue 1 title, a title that Lille won last season.
The former French coach in an interview with the French newspaper "L'Equipe", said that if something goes wrong, it is almost impossible for Pochettino's team to be second.
"This year there will be no problem for Paris SZ. "If he does not win the league this season with the transfers he has made, he will have to declare bankruptcy," he said jokingly.
"No, seriously, if we let Pochettino work quietly, do his job, everything will be fine. This is the only concern. If we do not force Pochettino to explain, for example, why he is playing with Donaroma and not with Kelor Navas, everything will be fine. "We must not make the same mistakes we made last season."