There was shock across the footballing world on Friday with the news that Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid, including in Russia, where the Portugal national team are preparing for the Confederations Cup.
Chelsea are reportedly confident that Antonio Conte is happy at the club, despite speculation that he is considering his future.
So that’s what £30million buys you these days: a goalkeeper with the ability and nerve to keep his country in a major tournament.
The Bavarian giants have reportedly made slight modifications to their logo, with the first photos of the new design being presented on social media.
Manchester United have been quoted a £50 million valuation of the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier, whom Jose Mourinho wants signed in time for the new season.
The Gunners are attempting to recruit a striker this summer and Lyon have confirmed Arsene Wenger’s side have made an offer for the French attacker.
Real Madrid are reportedly ready to include Keylor Navas in their offer for Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.
There will not be just arrivals. Juventus’ transfer marker will also see some exits.
Marco Verratti has posed with Catalonian newspaper Mundo Deportivo, in another sign that the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder wants to join Barcelona.
Benfica defender Nelson Semedo is Barcelona’s alternative to Hector Bellerin as the look to sign a right-back, although the Arsenal man is the top target.
WHAT THEY SAY
The historic photo of Lionel Messi from Barcelona’s amazing Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain has gained praise from his new coach Ernesto Valverde, as well as the player’s all-round game.
Dani Alves insists Juventus teammate Gianluigi Buffon doesn’t need the Champions League to be remembered as a legend.
Forty-five appearances, seven positions and six goals – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s numbers from the 2016/17 season make for encouraging reading.
Gianluigi Donnarumma’s brother says “anyone who insults him is not a Milan fan” after yesterday’s contract announcement.
The former striker is no doubt that the Barcelona man is the finest player of his generation, with his rival at Real Madrid too selfish in his game.