Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 7th November 2016
Here are the top transfer stories and rumours from 7th November 2016 featuring a massive new deal for a former Manchester United superstar. Elsewhere, one of Premier League’s best players from last season is ready to move out in January. Meanwhile, a Liverpool defender has been asked to quit the club by his national manager.
Cristiano Ronaldo agrees new contract with Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed a whopping new contract with Real Madrid which will keep him at the La Liga giants until 2021. The former Manchester United superstar was linked with a sensational return to Old Trafford but the Portuguese always had the ambition of ending his career with Los Blancos and reach an unprecedented 500-goal mark with the club.
Luke Shaw on his way out of Man United?
Luke Shaw is currently baffled with Jose Mourinho after the Man United manager ripped into the left back for declaring himself unfit for the game against Swansea over the weekend. Mourinho praised Phil Jones for playing with pain but claimed that a couple of players (Shaw & Smalling) withdrew from the squad claiming they were injured.
According to Guardian, Shaw will hold talks with Mourinho over his position in the starting XI and if he does not feel wanted we may see the young defender look for a new club in January or next summer.
Dimitri Payet ready to quit West Ham?
West Ham have been rocked with Dimitri Payet’s comments over his future in the Premier League. The Frenchman addressed the foreign media last night where he claimed that he has not closed any doors for a possible move away from West Ham amidst the reports of Real Madrid and Barcelona interested in his services.
Payet had a remarkable 2015/16 season but has looked a shadow of himself after the Hammers have experienced a poor start to the new season. A lot of clubs around Europe will be making a bid for the Frenchman in January if he decides to quit West Ham in the coming months.
Mamadou Sakho asked to quit Liverpool
France national team’s manager Didier Deschamps has urged the under-fire Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho to quit Liverpool if he wants a regular starting place in the national setup.
Sakho has been hit with a drug ban and altercations with Jurgen Klopp leading to his Liverpool exile. Sakho has not featured in a Liverpool shirt since last season’s Europa League round of 16 clash against Manchester United.
Steven N’Zonzi on his way to Chelsea?
Chelsea are linked with Sevilla’s Steven N’Zonzi with the player claiming that he is flattered by Antonio Conte’s interest in him. N’Zonzi is currently valued at £26million and was one of the main reasons that Sevilla managed to keep hold of their Europa League crown last season beating Liverpool in the final. Conte is looking for a powerful midfielder to lead his side forward and has identified N’Zonzi as a viable signing.
Spurs and Palace battle for Schneiderlin
Manchester United have asked Morgan Schneiderlin to look for a new club in January since Jose Mourinho does not fancy the French midfielder. The former Southampton man is valued at £12.5million with Tottenham and Crystal Palace linked with a January move for the combative midfield player. Mourinho rates Maroune Fellaini ahead of Schneiderlin which has see the Frenchman get very little time in the starting XI under the Portuguese.