Transfer Rumours: 29 August 2015
With only two more days before the end of the transfer season, most of the clubs across Europe are finalizing their last minute deals. Here we follow most of the top leagues in Europe including the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1. The teams in the Premier League still seem active with both the big and small looking to sign the one player who can make the difference this upcoming season. Teams like Sunderland who are trying to get attacking players are focusing their attention on teams like Liverpool and Manchester United. League champions Chelsea and teams like Liverpool and Manchester United are looking to sign attacking players and midfielders.In the La Liga, Real Madrid is still focused on the one player that they have been trying to sign since the beginning of the transfer season. Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, are looking to sign a youth player from Argentina to strengthen their squad for the future.While Serie A champions Juventus are closing in on a star Bundesliga youth player, they might end up losing their own star youth midfielder this season. In the Bundesliga everything seems mostly quiet but several player’s loyalties have been brought into question recently.Here is a round-up of all the transfer rumours that took place on Friday 29 August 2015.
#1 Premier League
According to The Telegraph, Chelsea who have been handed a blow in their chase of John Stones and are looking to sign Zenit Saint-Petersburg’s centre-back Ezequiel Garay, and Monaco’s Aymen Abdennour. With Everton insisting on not selling the Englishman, this is the only option Jose Mourinho has to strengthen his squad.
While Manchester United are still having trouble deciding the future of their goalkeeper David de Gea, their other Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes, seems likely to move to Besiktas. Their board member Erdan Torunogullari made a trip to England to finalise the 33-year old’s deal, Inside Spanish Football reported.
Reports from Caught Offside say Alexander Pato who was linked with Chelsea and Manchester United recently is currently linked with London-based club Tottenham Hotspurs. The club who have failed to acquire West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino, are supposedly focusing on the Brazilian striker to provide firepower.
Watford who just made their break back into the Premier League, are keen on signing either Liverpool’s Fabio Borini on a loan deal, speculate talkSport.