Real Madrid suffer blow in Neymar pursuit, Arsenal and Liverpool to battle it out for Bundesliga star: Transfer round-up, 6 February 2018
Good evening folks and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Though the January transfer market has closed, it has not stopped the clubs from looking at potential summer recruitments.
And as always, there are stories which make headlines irrespective of whether the transfer window is open or shut. On that note, let's take a look at all the top transfer news that made headlines on February 6, 2018:
Neymar will not join Real Madrid
This is a revelation that has been made by Luis Fernandez, PSG's academy head. Fernandez has claimed that Neymar will stay put in Paris and will not leave Parc Des Princes despite Real Madrid's known interest in the Brazilian.
Talking to Cadena SER, Fernandez claimed, "I put my hand in the fire because Neymar is not going to go to Real Madrid, he is showing that he likes to play here. If PSG has gone to look for Neymar or Mbappé it is for them to stay, not for them to leave."
Sergi Roberto to sign an extension soon
FC Barcelona's utility man is set to renew his contract with the Catalans. Mundo Deportivo reports that Sergi Roberto will sign a new deal between the two legs against Chelsea in the Champions League round of 16 clash this month.
Roberto will sign a new contract until 2022 which will also have a staggering release clause of €500 million.