- Atletico Madrid have their sights set on signing Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Calhanoglu according to Turkish sports newspaper AMK. La Liga side are willing to pay close to €20million for Calhanogu’s signature who has previously expressed his desires to quit Leverkusen. Bundesliga side are also looking to cash-in on their star man who wants to play for a bigger side in coming seasons.
- Aston Villa’s Twitter-friendly chairman Tony Xia has dismissed the possibility that his side will buy Wolfsburg target man Bas Dost. Last weeks, Goal.com claimed a £9million bid for the Championship side which was soon turned down by the Bundesliga side.
Since then there have not been any new bid for the prolific striker and now any hopes of him playing in English football were quashed by Tony Xia, who claims that the transfer saga is now dead.
- Brazilian defender Dante has completed a move to French side Nice from Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg. Dante has signed a 3-year contract with the Ligue 1 side and has now teamed up with his former Borussia Mönchengladbach manager Lucien Favre. Dante spent last 7 years in Bundesliga with Bayern Munich and more recently with Wolfsburg.Published 23 Aug 2016, 20:48 IST