Summer’s Window merry-go-round, is here and now ! Are you ready for wild rumors, hope, disappointment, joy and heartbreak ? Here it comes:
It’s done ! After the aborted Winter’s Window signing with Ligue 1 club OGC Nice, Hatem Ben Arfa, former EPL player is now officially the latest Aiglon, of the Côte d’ Azur team. The French international is hoping to boost his career playing for Nice, a french club ; Euro 2016 is now very near and a place in France’s squad, would be more than welcome.
Another signing for Nice; defender Maxime Le Marchand, aged 23 from Le Havre FC signed a three year contract.
It’s official ! Marseille’s André Ayew, signed with Premier League Swansea, on a four-year deal.
Premier League Newcastle United FC, confirmed that Steve Mc Laren has been appointed Head Coach for the next three years.
RUMORS (but not always)
Manchester United joined the race(with La Roma and Sevilla) for PSG’s Gregory Van der Wiel. The International winger is one of the rare Parisian players ( only Lavezzi, Digne and Cabaye,have permission to leave PSG)who is allowed to leave the club this season; the transfer price should be 9-10 M Euros.
Where to, for Chelsea’s former no 1 Goalkeeper, Petr Chech ? Arsenal, Manchester United, PSG, Besiktas ? Goalkeepers merry-go-round is on, with Iker Casillas’ futur departure from Real Madrid; he should be replaced by Red Devil David De Gea, thus starting rumors galore about his replacement. Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris is on Van Gaal’s list, but what about Victor Valdès, already in place ?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, back to Serie A and AC Milan ? La Gazetta delo Sporto, and Sky Italia understand that the deal is already completed. Milan’s Vice- President Adriano Galliani, talked personally with the Swedish International and it seems that an agreement was concluded, proviso that PSG agrees about the financial terms.
Bayern FC are very much interested by Athletico’s Madrid Antoine Griezmann. The French international is Pep’s Guardiola first priority. The German club need some new blood to replace some older players like Ribéry and Roben.
https://fcommefootball.org/2014/11/24/andre-pierre-gignac-tottenham-bound-mmmmmm/Marseille’s André-Pierre Gignac, is wanted by several European leagues( EPL, L1, La Liga); Russia’s Dynamo Kiev are ready to give him 8M Euros annual salary, but Olympique Lyonnais is on, too. Will the player choose to stay in his homeland, hoping for a place in France’s squad, or join Russia’s winter rigors ?
Portuguese newspaper Faro de Vigo understand that Claudio Beavue (Ligue 1 EA Guingamp) aged 27 is on Celta’s list. The Guadeloupe native scored 27 goals in 52 games, but Olympique de Marseille is on the player too and Marcelo Bielsa very keen to have him in his squad.
That’s all for today; more to come on DAY 3 !