Release DATE: Thursday May 21, 2020, 12:23 p.m.
Barcelona announces its price for a Manchester United-linked defender, while Arsenal reveal its intentions for a midfield ace to AC Milan – all in the latest Euro Paper Talk.
BARCELONA SET UMTITI PRICE
Barcelona has set a price of 30 million euros Manchester United-linked defender Samuel Umtiti, according to reports.
UmtitiBarca, who became world champion with his native France in 2018, has been a solid addition to Barca since arriving from Lyon in 2016.
However, since signing a new contract at the end of the 2017/18 season, the 26-year-old has been suffering from knee problems that have limited his playing time.
In fact, the central defender has only played 15 games last season and 16 so far this time.
Earlier reports claimed this Barca tries to balance her books in the next transfer window, the largest wage bill accumulated in world football.
One player who could be sold is Umtiti and Sport reports that Barca will ask interested clubs for 30 million euros if they want to sign the defender.
The report adds that Umtiti might be convinced of moving to United as French star Paul Pogba is on the books at Old Trafford.
AND THE REST
arsenal are unwilling to offer more than 20 million euros to sign AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie (MilanNews24).
Milan could step up efforts to sign Sassuolos Jeremie Boga this summer to improve his attack options (MilanNews.it).
Reported Tottenham Guillermo Maripan has revealed that his dream is to play in the Premier League (Radio Cooperativa)
Bournemouth is interested in a transfer for Real Madrid's youngster Oscar Rodriguez, who can leave in the upcoming transfer window (Onda Cero).
Inter Milan more interested in signing Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero when Lautaro Martinez leaves (FC Inter News)
Former Leicester boss Claude Puel, who is now responsible for Nantes, is interested in bringing Nampalys Mendy back to Ligue 1 (Le10 Sport).
Penarol did not receive any offers from Manchester City for the youngster Facundo Pellistri contrary to previous reports (Ovacion Digital)
City is keen to sign Barcelona right-back Nelson Semedo to succeed Joao Cancelo, who has lost his place on Guardiola's side (Mundo Deportivo).
Lyon midfielder Rayan Cherki rejected an Arsenal approach that would earn him more than he wants when his contract with Real Madrid begins (Defensa Central).
Estudiantes boss Agustin Alayes has expressed his own wish to keep Manchester United loaner Marcos Rojo on permanent terms (Infocielo)
Everton is in pole position to sign Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo on loan from Schalke (Sport).
Jonjoe Kenny, also on loan from Schalke, said he only focused on the last eight games of the season, while speculating about his future at the parent club Everton (Ruhr 24)
Newcastle have joined the Toffees to sign FC Nordsjælland's Mohammed Kudus (France Football).
Chelsea could sign Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic in a swap deal that would see Jorginho Return to Serie A (Corrierre dello Sport)
However, Pjanic has told Juve that he only wants to move to Barcelona if he leaves Turin (Mundo Deportivo).
AC Milan will charge at least 50 million euros for left-back Theo Hernandez, who is interested in Paris Saint-Germain (Calciomercato).