Nkunku extends to Leipzig
After his excellent season, Christopher Nkunku extends to Leipzig. The French forward is now under contract until 2026. His name was once mentioned at Manchester United. Note that the video of the announcement of him was shot in Paris … city of his former club, PSG.
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OM: Sampaoli gets impatient and puts pressure on
As the DNCG releases its verdict on OM on Thursday, Jorge Sampaoli is growing impatient. The Marseille coach is worried to see that hiring will be slow to start, with regrets already on the Witsel practice (en route to Atlético).
According to our information, Sampaoli has not yet taken a radical decision on his future, but is simply letting the idea that a departure cannot be ruled out if OM no longer shows means and more ambitions. The goal seems clear and above all it is a question of putting pressure on the owner Frank McCourt … Sampaoli remains very attached to the OM, to the players with whom he lived a very intense season, and his first desire is to continue the its mission. Relations remain good with Pablo Longoria; Sampaoli meets Javier Ribalta, the new football director; and even if some disagreements or misunderstandings seem to emerge, the Marseille coach, on holiday in Brazil, hopes to be reassured soon by some moves and by the owner’s investment, before his return to France.
>>> all the information from RMC Sport on Sampaoli’s concern
PSG: Galtier will come with his staff
Christophe Galtier will quickly commit to PSG for two years plus another option. But the current Nice manager will not arrive alone in Paris. On the contrary, as Christophe Galtier will sign with five other staff members.
However, the officialization of the coach’s arrival will only be possible once Paris has reached an agreement for the departure of Mauricio Pochettino’s staff.
Bordeaux: David Guion stays one year longer
Despite the Girondins’ sporting relegation to Ligue 2 and then administrative to N2 due to the club’s financial situation, David Guion has signed a new one-year contract to remain the Bordeaux manager.
Pogba returned to Juve, he should settle down very quickly
At the end of his contract with Manchester United, Paul Pogba is very close to completing his return to Juve, according to the Italian press, which recalls a meeting between the club’s leaders and the midfielder’s agent this Thursday. The arrival of the French is expected to be announced in early July.
>>> more information on the Pogba
PSG: Paredes would be tempted by Juventus
Leandro Paredes (27), PSG midfielder, would be tempted by a departure for Juventus, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. The Argentine international has a contract with the Parisian club until 2024.
Barca sought Suarez for a comeback, but …
Present at Jordi Alba’s wedding, Luis Suarez met some of his former Barça teammates there. According to information from the newspaper Sport, the Catalan leadership has approached the Uruguayan striker in view of a return during the summer transfer window. In 2020, Luis Suarez left Catalonia from the back door.
But the 35-year-old “El Pistolero” would not want to follow up when Barça gave priority to Robert Lewandowski. Rather than waiting for a hypothetical Blaugrana offer, Luis Suarez should focus on more concrete approaches from Sevilla FC, Villarreal and River Plate. Without a club since he left Atlético, the striker has no shortage of suitors.
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Rome: an OM interest for Kluivert?
On loan from Roma to Nice in the 2021-2022 season, Justin Kluivert has scored six goals and provided six assists in 31 Aiglons appearances. Benefits that would now arouse the interest of Marseille.
According to information from Italian journalists Gianluca Di Marzio and Fabrizio Romano, OM added the Dutch forward to the list of potential targets during the summer transfer window. Ditto for Bryan Gil whose case is not considered easy. Will Justin Kluivert return to OM after a stint in Nice? Nothing is closed according to the transalpine media.
Linked to Roma until June 2023, Patrick Kluivert’s son would not necessarily be blocked by his management as José Mourinho does not seem to count on him in Serie A.
Zidane’s secrets about her future
Nasser al-Khelaïfi assured that he had not argued with Zinedine Zidane. However, the French manager’s name has regularly appeared in PSG’s orbit in recent months.
On the occasion of his 50th birthday, the 1998 world champion confided his wish for the future. If a club like PSG were to “never say never” (statements can be found here), the coach is even more explicit about France.
“I want, of course, confirm. I will be, I hope, one day. When? It is not up to me. But I want to close the tour with France”.
>> All the secrets of Zidane on the Blues, is here
PSG: No return of Neymar to Barça this summer
Nasser al-Khelaïfi wanted to initiate a major overhaul of PSG’s workforce this summer. If the president of the Ile-de-France club did not mention any players, many had Neymar nominated for the start with the end of the glitter in Paris.
Often announced in the sights of Barça, who have already tried to bring him back since his departure in 2017, the Brazilian is not expected to find Catalonia during the transfer window. In Spain, and in particular in the El Chiringuito program, it is argued that the Blaugrana management has no intention of positioning itself on the 30-year-old star.
>> Read more about Neymar’s future at PSG here
Good morning everyone,
The day after a major media operation by President Nasser al-Khelaïfi, PSG continued its work before the resumption. In addition to a decisive step forward in the manager’s briefcase thanks to the agreement with Christophe Galtier, the Ile-de-France club continues to negotiate with Inter Milan for Milan Skriniar.
On the OM side there is still talk of Arek Milik’s future and Salernitana would dream of associating him in Serie A with Edinson Cavani. Zinedine Zidane, confided in his future and assumed his desire to be coach of the Blues but without closing the door to PSG. In Lyon, in addition to Ludo Giuly’s return to society as assistant manager, we welcomed the promising Caen midfielder Johann Lepenant.
And for those who missed some information from the transfer window, the recovery session is over.