Paris Saint-Germain join Kai Havertz chase – European Paper Talk


After the worldwide break and also the back pages have been chock full of more and transfer news to reflect that the attention returns this weekend.
We asked our buddies at Football Whispers to round up all of the news and gossip .
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has made an approach from David Beckham’s new Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami following reports he’d become one of the former England captain first big-name signings. (L’Equipe)
One club who are still in the hunt for the 32-year-old Uruguayan are Atletico Madrid. They would love to signal PSG’s all time top scorer on a free transfer when his contract expires. Manchester United, Inter, Juventus and preceding side Napoli will also be on alert. (L’Equipe)
Paris Saint-Germain have united Barcelona, Real Madrid and a bunch of Premier League clubs in the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen’s highly-rated German international Kai Havertz. (Le10Sport)
Leeds United have joined Ligue 1 sides Lille and Marseille from the race to signal Al-Sadd’s Algerian forward Baghdad Bounedjah. (Le Buteur)
About not needing a contract for life lionel Messi has clarified his remarks. It recently emerged the Argentine’s deal allows him to depart in the conclusion of each season for free.
But the club captain claims he has no intention of leaving the Nou Camp. “What I stated was I really don’t need a contract which binds me,” Messi stated. “I do not need to be here if I am not pleased. I need to compete, work and maintain battling for targets, not being simply due to my contract” (Marca)
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has quashed talk Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz will be sold by him to one of La Liga’s big two. “Fabian Ruiz? Leave? As someone wrote, why if I sell him $60m when they’d offered me 180m?” (AS)
Teenage talent Pedri has revealed he could have joined Real Madrid. Even the Las Palmas midfielder, 16, may join the Catalans in the summertime and said:”I had no luck [at Madrid]. I arrived the first day and I couldn’t train for a snowfall, it turned into a brutal cold.” (Sport)
Inter are concerned Manchester United will thwart their attempts by triggering a contract expansion from the darkened midfielder’s contract to sign Nemanja Matic. That would stop a pre-contract being agreed by the Nerazzurri using all the 31-year-old in January. (Corriere dello Sport)
Inter boss Antonio Conte has generated Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic of Lazio and is desperate to sign a midfielder at January his two targets. (Calciomercato)
Chelsea are interested in the 19-year-old midfielder Emanuel Vignato of Chievo Verona. Bayern Munich, Milan and Internazionale is also tracking the Italian. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Napoli ahead Dries Mertens is optimistic of extending his deal but has since been linked with moves to China and Borussia Dortmund. Next summer, his deal expires. (Sky in Italy)
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti has been keeping a watch on Fiorentina midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli. The 22-year-old has been around for La Viola and has now spent the past two seasons out on loan with Serie B side Cremonese. (Calciomercato)
Bundesliga rivals Schalke and Borussia Dortmund will go head-to-head for Atalanta’s German full-back Robin Gosens. (Calciomercato)
Bayer Leverkusen are interested in bringing Real Madrid ahead Lucas Vazquez. He has previously been linked with Milan and Arsenal. (Sport Bild)
Bayern legend Lothar Matthaus states Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen isn’t of the amount to play with his club. “For me that he isn’t a player who helps the Bayern. If he’s not good enough to Tottenham, then he is not good enough to Bayern.” (Sport1)
A strategy was made by manchester United for Juventus’ Turkish defender Merih Demiral before deciding to signal Harry Maguire from in a bargain for a protector. (Sporx)

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