Real Madrid plotting a sensational swap deal for Premier League superstar and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 25th September, 2017
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines on September 25, 2017:
Real Madrid eyeing a sensational swap deal to sign Dele Alli
According to Don Balon, Dele Alli is high on Florentino Perez's summer wish list. Real Madrid president is eyeing a big money move for the 22-year-old midfielder and is ready to offer Matteo Kovacic in a swap deal. The Croatian has started just two games this season and finds himself way below in the pecking order.
As for Alli, the youngster dreams of a move to the Bernabeu with Real Madrid hoping that a change of agents might help them land the in-demand star. Alli is looking for a new agency with Jorge Mendes, football's super agent and a person close to Perez is eyeing a deal with the Tottenham Hotspur star which might make a move to Madrid happen soon.
Villarreal announce Fran Escriba successor
After a 4-0 loss to Getafe on Saturday, Fran Escriba was sacked by the Yellow Submarines after just six games into the new season. Villarreal had won just two of their first six matches and were 14th in La Liga. Today the club has confirmed the man who will take charge and lead the team from the dugout this season. Villarreal have promoted their B team coach Javi Calleja as the club's first team boss in a surprising yet much-appreciated move.