Transfer news and rumours of the day: June 4, 2016
A roundup of the transfer news and rumours from the world of football.
With less than a month to go for the summer transfer window opening, it was yet another busy day with news streaming in from across the globe. With Leicester City signing Ron-Robert Zieler and Denis Suarez set to re-join Barcelona from Villarreal, the transfer market was once again buzzing with rumours and speculations today with the rumoured Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer rumour at its pinnacle. Here are some of the most popular rumours from across the leagues.
Inter Milan director Piero Ausilio said that the club was interested in signing Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure. But, he also made it clear that they were in no rush to seal the deal as they sorting out a change in ownership. “Yaya Toure is a player that we really like. But first we have to sort out the ownership change," Ausilio told reporters. This would be the first step in their bid to move from their last season’s fourth position finish.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Francesco Totti will be signing a one-year extension at Roma. The 39-year-old's spell at Roma, which dates back to 1989, seemed to be coming to an end with his contract up this summer. But reports state that Totti had finally settled his differences with manager Luciano Spalletti, and would be playing for one more year at the Stadio Olimpico.
According to Metro, Barcelona right-back, Dani Alves has now confirmed that he’s set to hallmark a transfer to Juventus. Though the deal is yet to be official, Alves has almost clearly stated about this move. The Brazil international is leaving after eight great years at Barcelona and said that he was happy with his move to Turin.