Transfer news and rumours of the day: 5th August, 2016
- Here are the transfer news and rumours doing the rounds on August 5th.
Welcome to our daily transfer rumours round-up. Real Madrid are fighting to bring two midfielders to Bernabeu this summer after losing out on Paul Pogba to Manchester United.
Elsewhere, Liverpool and AS Roma are battling to sign Barcelona’s Thomas Vermaelen this summer while Carlos Bacca has a new destination ahead of him.
On that note, here are the transfer news and rumours doing the rounds on August 5th.
- AC Milan have announced the signing of Paraguayan Gustavo Gomez. The defender arrives at San Siro on an initial year-long loan deal with an option of buying him next summer.
- Juan Cuadrado and Simone Zaza are back on the transfer radar of AC Milan. According to Di Marzio, Milan have set aside a €25m budget for the duo and are fighting against Inter Milan to bring Zaza and Cuadrado to San Siro.
- Inter Milan could make a shock bid for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca if Mauro Icardi leaves this summer. According to Football Italia, Icardi is due to meet Arsenal this weekend and could agree a €46million deal. Inter are keeping their options open and are eyeing a move for Bacca.