Transfer News and Rumours: 8th June, 2016
A roundup of all the completed deals and rumours
Teams and players are now focusing on the Euros, making sure they have tweaked their formations and strategies. Coaches are hoping their players will not be distracted by rumours that are swirling around this time of year.
But clubs will not stop until they have improved upon their squads. Jamie Vardy has been in the news for the last few days now with Roy Hodgson pleading with clubs not to distract his player.
But there is big news coming from Manchester United and Real Madrid, most notably a new twist in James Rodiguez’s transfer saga. Here is the roundup of all the news and rumours.
– According to reports from Tuttosport, Juventus are targeting Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian. Despite only joining the Red Devils last year, Mourinho is not convinced the 26-year-old will fit into his system and might be ready to offload the player.
– Reports in Italy are also suggesting Napoli are closing in on a deal for Piotr Zielinski. The Polish international currently plays for Empoli and according to Corriere dello Sport the club are in deep talks with the player’s representatives despite interest from Liverpool.
– Club legend Francesco Totti has signed a 1-year extension with AS Roma. After a lot of speculation about his future where he did not feature as regularly as he would have liked there were several reports he was looking to leave, but now the one club man has decided to remain where he feels he belongs.