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FC Barcelona find a successor to Luis Suarez and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 29th September 2017

Sumedh Pande
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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 29, 2017: 

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FC Barcelona eyeing Timo Werner 

The Catalans are looking at life after Luis Suarez already! Mundo Deportivo reports that FC Barcelona are stepping up their interest in RB Leipzig's Timo Werner and are eyeing a move worth €100 million next summer.

The Spanish giants feel that playing as a deputy to Luis Suarez for one year will make him ready to lead Barcelona's line for the foreseeable future. 

Werner is reportedly tempted by Barcelona's offer and is expected to force through a move come next summer. The 21-year-old was one of Leipzig's best performers last season where his 21 league goals helped the newcomers to finish second in the Bundesliga. 

Marco Asensio signs a new deal 

The contract renewal season seems to be in full flow at the Bernabeu this month with AS reporting that Marco Asensio is the latest Real Madrid star to commit his future to the club.

He follows the likes of Raphael Varane, Marcelo, Isco, Dani Carvajal and Karim Benzema to sign long-term deals this month. Asensio has reportedly penned a six-year deal with Los Blancos until 2023 which also features an astonishing release clause of €500 million. 

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Sumedh Pande
An avid Premier League watcher with specialization in transfer news and post match analysis. Follow European and Indian football with minute attention with one eye on the world of cricket.
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