Transfers

James Rodriguez And Everton Likely To Split Ways By End Of Month

Everton midfielder James Rodriguez faces an uncertain future at the Premier League club, with manager Rafa Benitez saying on Friday that the Colombian international was part of his plans until Aug. 31 when the transer window closes.

Rodriguez missed Everton's opening 3-1 home win over Southampton last weekend as he was isolating due to COVID-19 regulations, with Benitez stating that he hoped to find the "best solution" for the team and the player.

British media have linked the 30-year-old with a switch to Italian side AC Milan.

Martin Ødegaard Returns To The Premier League On A Transfer Worth Nearly $50 Million

Offensive reinforcements are arriving at the Emirates Stadium in North London, and they couldn't come at a better time. Just a few days after a lackluster opening day defeat to Brentford, Arsenal has signed attacker Martin Ødegaard on a permanent transfer worth nearly $50 million.

The Norwegian had a successful loan spell at the club last season, joining on loan from Real Madrid in January 2021 and making 14 appearances during the second half of the campaign.

Ronaldo-Juventus Relationship Feels Like It’s Just Going Through The Motions

Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a host of clubs this summer but he seems set to stay put at Juventus, tasked with an even more important role in revitalizing the Italian giants.

Be it a return to boyhood club Sporting Lisbon, a move Ronaldo's own mother suggested was a possibility, or another shot at the English Premier League with Manchester United, the 36-year-old has been subject to much transfer talk.

El Medallista Johan Vásquez Llegó Al Genoa Hablando En Italiano

Después de colgarse la medalla de bronce en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio, Johan Vásquez regresó a México, celebró con su familia y volvió a armar las maletas casi de manera inmediata.

El defensor tenía claro que no volvería a vestir el jersey de Pumas y que su destino estaba en Europa. Específicamente, en el Genoa de la Serie A italiana, equipo que hoy finalmente decidió oficializar el acuerdo.

Romelu Lukaku Completes $135M Chelsea Return At Peak Of His Powers

ROME - Romelu Lukaku is a familiar face to Premier League viewers, but the player who completed a $134.7 million return to Chelsea on Thursday is, by his own admission, not the same one who departed England two years ago.

“Italy has brought me to another level. I have never felt this strong. I have reached another level, physically and mentally,” Lukaku said in May.

Olvídense De Messi: Los Mejores Refuerzos Del PSG Son Sus Hijos Thiago, Mateo Y Ciro

Lionel Messi dio su primera conferencia de prensa con la playera del PSG y habló de las cosas que se suelen hablar en este tipo de ceremonias, las cuales generan expectativa y emoción entre los fanáticos, pero que en realidad son predecibles y aburridas. Messi, por muy G.O.A.T. que sea no escapa al tedio de esas formalidades, pero al menos contó con un trío de aliados que transformaron su presentación en algo diferente y menos protocolar: sus hijos Thiago (8 años), Mateo (5) y Ciro (3).

Messi Says He’s At PSG To Win Champions League; PSG Continues To Insist It’s Following Financial Fair Play

PARIS — Lionel Messi dashed any thoughts of him taking it easy in his later years as he set his sights on leading new club Paris St Germain to their first ever Champions League title at his presentation in France on Wednesday.

The Argentine forward, 34, had agreed to stay at former club Barcelona after his deal expired at the end of June, only for the Spanish club to admit they could no longer afford him last week.

He signed a two year deal with an option for a third with the Parisians on Tuesday.

Messi Gone, Finances In Shambles, Barcelona Is A Hot Mess Right Now

While Lionel Messi's departure marks the end of an era for Barcelona, there is plenty more to be resolved at the Nou Camp before the season gets under way:

MONEY ISSUES

Barcelona has a gross debt of over one billion euros ($1.17 billion) and years of profligate spending meant they flew too close to the sun once too often.

Even without the Argentine, their salary mass accounts for 95 percent of all income — in football, it is considered viable and healthy to have your wages to income at a maximum ratio of 70 percent.

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