The clubs have launched the major maneuvers concerning their summer recruitment. Top Mercato’s live stream allows you to read all the day’s information (rumors and official announcements) at a glance.
Transfer window information for this Thursday, August 4
OFFICIAL – 10:11 p.m.: Troyes repatriates Ike Ugbo. Already passed by ESTAC, the Canadian striker signed a four-year contract, until June 2026.
💥 𝗜𝗸𝗲 𝗨𝗴𝗯𝗼 is back home 🇨🇦! Our new number 9⃣ is back home.
The press release 👉 https://t.co/DoqRtnEYog
— ESTAC Troyes (@estac_officiel) August 4, 2022
OFFICIAL – 9:55 p.m.: Olympique Lyonnais announces the departure of Yaya Soumaré. The striker is on loan with the option to buy at Bourg-en Bresse Péronnas, a third division formation.
Our striker Yaya Soumaré is loaned to the club FC Bourg-en Bresse Péronnas (National) until the end of the season, with option to buy ✍
We wish him a lot of success for this season in our partner club!
more info 👉 https://t.co/SPyDSSCF88 pic.twitter.com/GchikFQSOw
— Olympique Lyonnais (@OL) August 4, 2022
OFFICIAL – 9:40 p.m.: Riqui Puig leaves FC Barcelona for the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Spanish midfielder signs until December 2025 with the Californian franchise.
Riqui Puig is a 𝔊 💙🤍💛
📰 https://t.co/hsV2rdtxmD pic.twitter.com/mR8Hm3qmi2
— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) August 4, 2022
OFFICIAL – 9:18 p.m.: long targeted by FC Barcelona, César Azpilicueta extends to Chelsea. The Spanish defender returns until June 2024 with the English club.
Your captain. Azpi is here to stay! 👊
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 4, 2022
9:01 p.m.: on the club’s media, Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches spoke for the first time about his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.
OFFICIAL – 8:40 p.m.: promoted to Ligue 1, Auxerre offers the services of Rayan Raveloson. A defector from the Los Angeles Galaxy, the midfielder signs for the next three years, plus an additional twelve months as an option.
✈️ From LA to Auxerre 🔵⚪️@RavelosonR22 joins AJA 👉 https://t.co/7tftvSoqX9
— AJ Auxerre (@AJA) August 4, 2022
OFFICIAL – 8:19 p.m.: Lille hires Brazilian defender Ismaily. The left side signs for a season, plus an optional year.
🔴 Brazilian defender Ismaily at the Mastiffs.
Bem-vindo in casa, Ismaily ⚜#TheNewLOSCStory
— LOSC (@losclive) August 4, 2022
OFFICIAL – 8:01 p.m.: it was expected, this time it’s settled. Renato Sanches leaves Lille for Paris Saint-Germain. The Portuguese midfielder has signed until June 2027. Transfer amount: 10 million euros + 3 bonuses.
Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the signing of Renato Sanches for the next five seasons. ✍️
The Portuguese midfielder is linked to the capital club until June 30, 2027. 🔴🔵#WelcomeRenato
— Paris Saint Germain (@PSG_inside) August 4, 2022
7:40 p.m.: Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has arrived in Italy. The Dutchman will join AS Roma in the form of a loan with an option to buy.
7:15 p.m.: Maxwel Cornet, Burnley striker, will join West Ham United. The Hammers will pay around 20 million euros for the former Lyonnais.
OFFICIAL – 6:59 p.m.: AS Saint-Etienne is recruiting Lenny Pintor, the Olympique Lyonnais striker, for the next two seasons. In the direction of departures, midfielder Zaydou Youssouf joins Famalicao, in Portugal.
✍️ 𝗟𝗲𝗻𝗻𝘆 𝗣𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗿 engages with the#ASSE until 2024! 💚
The striker who will turn 22 this Friday is the sixth recruit of the summer transfer window 👇
– AS Saint-Etienne (@ASSEofficiel) August 4, 2022
6:31 p.m.: according to Football Media, Luis Campos dreams of attracting Theo Hernandez to PSG. The leader would see in him the suitable player to occupy the left lane of Christophe Galtier’s team.
6:20 p.m.: Xavi has decided to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, reveals Sport. The Barça coach would count on him for this season.
6:01 p.m.: Diego Costa is set to sign with Rayo Vallecano, reports TdF. The player should soon form a duo with Radamel Falcao.
5:40 p.m.: OM could announce new moves in the coming hours. Alexis Sanchez (Inter Milan) and Jordan Veretout (AS Roma) would be very close to arriving, while Cédric Bakambu could really join Celta Vigo. TdF reveals that an agreement is close to being reached with the formation of La Liga.
5:20 p.m.: Cesar Azpilicueta has accepted an extension offer from Chelsea, claims journalist Gerard Romero. The player should not join Barça this summer.
5:01 p.m.: according TdF, FC Barcelona has asked Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique to accept a further drop in pay. The payroll of the Catalan club would worry again, internally.
OFFICIAL – 4:54 p.m.: Alex Telles joins Sevilla FC. The player was loaned by Manchester United for one season.
— Sevilla Fútbol Club (@SevillaFC) August 4, 2022
4:40 p.m.: according to information gathered by the DailyMail, Tottenham hope to recruit Destiny Udogie in the coming days. The English team could invest the 30 million euros requested by Udinese to let him go.
4:20 p.m.: Christophe Galtier spoke about the good form of Sergio Ramos this summer. The PSG coach is absolutely counting on the Spaniard this season.
4:01 p.m.: according Total FutbolFC Barcelona is ready to bet 80 million euros to recruit Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool).
3:40 p.m.: despite its means, Chelsea is having great difficulty closing its files this summer. The arrival of Wesley Fofana (Leicester) has taken the lead in the wing in recent hours, and the Blues are now making Denzel Dumfries their priority, reveals La Repubblica.
3:21 p.m.: Hamari Traoré could finally extend his contract with Stade Rennais, indicates The Team. A meeting would be scheduled between the leaders and its representatives.
3 p.m.: in a press conference, Christophe Galtier gave several indications on the transfer window. The technician announced the arrival of Renato Sanches (Lille) and clarified that he was still waiting for three reinforcements for PSG.
🗣💬 “Renato is a player with qualities that others don’t have. Very explosive, very hard-hitting with impact.”
🔴🔵 Christophe Galtier explains how future Parisian recruit Renato Sanches is a “different” player who will bring variety to the middle of PSG. pic.twitter.com/9qHtgBptV2
– RMC Sport (@RMCsport) August 4, 2022
2:40 p.m.: according to The Team, the leaders of OGC Nice wish to separate from Mario Lemina and Morgan Schneiderlin, following the arrivals of Alexis Beka Beka and Aaron Ramsey. The Aiglons would still consider several recruits and would target in particular Alassane Pléa and Marcus Thuram, who play at Borussia Mönchengladbach.
2:21 p.m.: Hasan Salihamidzic has spoken out on the rumor linking Bayern Munich to Harry Kane in the Suddeutsche Zeitung. The Bavarian club does not currently consider the arrival of a number nine.
2:01 p.m.: Erik ten Hag has lost patience with Cristiano Ronaldo. Some English media, including the DailyMailbelieve that the attacker will not play again with the Red Devils.
1:40 p.m.: Juventus of Turin is unable to align the sum expected by PSG for Leandro Paredes, indicates the Gazzetta dello Sport. His arrival is compromised.
1:19 p.m.: Manchester City are thinking of Nabil Fekir to compensate for the departure of Bernardo Silva, reveals Files. Newcastle are also on the move.
12:40 p.m.: Jordan Veretout would get closer to Olympique de Marseille. According Il Messaggerothe French midfielder from AS Roma could join La Canebière through a loan with an option to buy, in the amount of 10 million euros.
OFFICIAL – 12:19 p.m.: Chelsea recruit Carney Chukwuemeka. The English midfielder from Aston Villa has signed a contract until June 2028 with the London club, which has paid around 24 million euros according to Sky Sports.
Blue suits you, @Chukwuemekaa10! 😍
Read all about it! ⤵️#ChukwuemekaIsChelsea
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 4, 2022
12:01 p.m.: Olympique Lyonnais striker Moussa Dembélé reacted to information about his situation with the Rhône club.
11:40 a.m.: Carlo Ancelotti took stock of the summer transfer window carried out so far by Real Madrid on the official UEFA website.
OFFICIAL – 11:15 a.m.: Manchester City announce the departure of James McAtee. The England attacking midfielder is on a season-long loan to Sheffield United.
We can confirm that @JamesMcatee6 has joined Sheffield United on loan for the 2022/23 season.
All the best, James 💙
— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 4, 2022
11:01 a.m.: Massimiliano Allegri spoke about the summer transfer window with his leaders, as revealed by Sky Italia.
10:40 a.m.: on the departure, the Croatian central defender Duje Caleta-Car would have made a decision on his future at Olympique de Marseille, according to The Team.
OFFICIAL – 10:18 a.m.: Angers announces the departure of Noah Fatar. The young striker is loaned to Cholet for the 2022-2023 season.
We wish an excellent season to Noah Fatar who will play under the colors of @SOCholet during this financial year 2022-23
Have a good season Noah 🖤🤍 pic.twitter.com/vLBROFS3u5
— Angers SCO (@AngersSCO) August 4, 2022
10:01 a.m.: questioned by El Partidazo de COPESpanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas wants Paris Saint-Germain striker Lionel Messi to return to FC Barcelona.
09:40: Chelsea in the pinch for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Gabonese striker of FC Barcelona, according to Fabrizio Romano. The former Stéphanois will have to be content with a role as Robert Lewandowski’s understudy.
09:19: courted by Olympique de Marseille, Chilean striker Inter Milan Alexis Sanchez rebounded from the interest of the Bouches-du-Rhône club, with Sky Italia.
09:01: Nice’s new goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel said to himself “eager” to debut under its new colors.
08:40: according to Team TalkParis Saint-Germain would consider recruiting Jude Bellingham, the English midfielder from Borussia Dortmund.
08:06: Chelsea have offered Leicester City around €75m for France centre-back Wesley Fofana, according to The Team. But the Foxes declined the Blues’ offer.
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