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Barcelona made a €124 million bid for French superstar in the summer and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 19th 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 19, 2017: 

La Liga 

Barcelona made a €124 million bid for Antoine Griezmann in the summer 

According to Mundo Deportivo, FC Barcelona had made a staggering €124 million bid for Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann a week after the sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. But the Colchoneros were under a transfer ban imposed by FIFA which led the club to reject any offer for their star player. Griezmann also signed an extension this past summer which will keep him at the Wanda Metropolitano till 2022. 

Zinedine Zidane has signed a new contract 

Despite the news not being officially announced by the club, Zinedine Zidane has today revealed in his press conference that he has signed a contract extension. The Real Madrid boss said ahead of his team's clash with Real Betis on Wednesday, "In terms of the renewal, it's already done, but it doesn't mean anything. I care about the day-to-day and I'm not looking further than that, this is complicated."

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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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