European market remains active for another three weeks, with some negotiations far from being finalized. What can happen until the window closes?
THE european summer transfer window it moves a lot of money year after year, even though it always reaches its final stretch with unanswered questions that pique the fans’ curiosity. The current market is no different.
In the end, Cristiano Ronaldo will even leave the Manchester United to play for any club that competes for Champions League? AND Edinson Cavaniwhat seemed on the way to Boca Juniors and now looking for another team in Europe?
O ESPN.com.br got up this and five more unanswered questions so far on the transfer market. By the closing of the window at the end of August, all these mysteries must be unraveled.
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CR7 will play for which club?
The mystery involving one of the greatest players of all time marked practically the entire window of the European market and remains undefined. In the end, Which shirt will Cristiano Ronaldo wear this season?
the star did everything to leave Old Trafford. He did not travel with the team for pre-season outside England and made it clear to the leaders who wanted to play in the Champions League. But there was no deal.
Many clubs thought about the possibility to hire the top scorer, but declined. The dropout list has Chelsea, Bayern Munchen and PSG, among the strongest. With no option, Ronaldo was reinstated to the squad and started the Premier League on the bench. Will there be a turnaround by the end of August?
City or Barcelona: what is the fate of Bernardo Silva?
Bernardo Silva is of interest to the barcelona for some time, but also for some time now, the Spanish club has lived with financial problems that prevent the advance over the midfielder Manchester City.
The situation has improved a little in recent weeks, to the point that the club is able to invest in names like Koundé, Raphinha and Lewandowski. But with problems to regularize reinforcementsare there any conditions to close with Bernardo?
The midfielder wants to work in Spain, where he would be closer to his family in Portugal, and welcomes the transfer, as he has even publicly admitted. But City will also demand a heavy price, from 80 million euros (R$ 425 million), to release it. Plus, of course, a decent replacement. There is even talk of Lucas Paquetá.
Leave or stay: what will become of De Jong?
Frenkie de Jong arrived at Barcelona a few seasons ago to mark his season in midfield coolie. As much as he was a holder, today lives an impasse that pushes him further out than holds him in the cast of Xavi.
In financial difficulties despite the recent injection of resources, the club tries to convince the Dutch to lower their salaries or accept an offer of the many that have arrived in recent weeks.
Manchester United seemed the most interested, until the arrival of Erik ten Hag, who directed it at Ajax, but conversations have stalled. Now who emerges stronger in the dispute is Chelseabut still far from the agreement to “help” Barça solve this problem.
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Cavani returns to South America or remains in Europe?
It is not today that discovering the future of Edinson Cavani it is an extra difficulty for anyone covering the transfer market in Europe. The Uruguayan remains without a club even with all the major leagues in Europe already underway from this weekend.
His departure from Manchester United in June was to seek space and more minutes at another club. His name came to be speculated at Boca Juniorsin a return to South American football similar to the friend Luís Suárez.
There was no agreement, and now the attacker sees the possibility of playing in Spanish football. O villarreal is the one on the line to sign Cavani. The question is whether this will materialize or he will remain without a club for a few more weeks.
Who will be Guardiola’s new full-back?
Everything indicated that Marc CucurellaPep Guardiola’s priority target, was the owner of the left-back of the Manchester City in the new season. But the lack of agreement between the club and the Brighton provided to Chelsea “stealing” the player with payment of more than 50 million pounds (BRL 314 million).
Without Cucurella, City have so far not announced a full-back, despite having already lost Oleksandr Zinchenko and having one of the shortest squads among the giants of Europe.
Possible arrivals abound. Sérgio Gómez, from Anderlecht, is in the process of signing, but it is not known whether he will stay at the Etihad Stadium or be on loan. THE trend is the arrival of a more experienced wing. And who will that player be? Not even Guardiola knows…
Who else will Chelsea spend money on?
In the first transfer window since the departure of Roman Abramovich, Chelsea didn’t save to be a protagonist from the market. Took out sterling of Manchester City, whose also “stole” Cucurellaand closed with Koulibaly for Rudiger’s vacancy.
Important names, but probably not enough to satisfy Thomas Tuchel’s appetite. The German coach would like more players, in particular a striker to fill Lukaku’s spotloaned to Inter Milan after a failed season in London.
aubameyangfrom Barcelona, is the ball of the club’s turn, which he even considered an attack on Cristiano Ronaldo. Another name in line is Frenkie de Jong, an option to strengthen the Blues’ midfield. Regardless of who it is, it seems right to say that the Chelsea market is far from over.
Are more new people coming to Arsenal?
the window of Arsenal was one of the most interesting among the big European clubs. searched Gabriel Jesus to command the attack and also the young Zinchenko and Fabio Vieira to add to the cast of Mikel Arteta.
But “only” these players are not enough for the plans of the gunners. At the club, it is openly admitted that the market remains open and that news may emerge until the end of August. The priority is to strengthen the midfield.
An old and ongoing target is Youri Tielemansof Leicester City. It is difficult to come to an agreement, but the Belgian would be the missing piece in Arteta’s cast to aspire to a successful season. If not him, another must land at Emirates Stadium. Is it just that?