Non-stop market – Rumors, negotiations and background on May 27th

The summary of all the transfer market news of the day that has just been archived. Between rumors, negotiations and behind the scenes, here is the most important news.


“It’s not that I don’t want to say anything, I can’t say because the next ten days will be decisive after having made all the appropriate, necessary assessments. It’s not the support that must win but the fairness of reasoning.” Word of Aurelio De Laurentiis: the blue president spoke like this about the negotiation to bring Antonio Conte on the bench of Naples, ever closer to the white smoke. Among the first issues to be resolved is the future of the captain Giovanni Di Lorenzo, who no longer feels the trust of the ADL itself and for this reason, agent Mario Giuffredi says “he explained to sporting director Manna that without the necessary trust he wants to leave Naples. There cannot be a captain who is disheartened by his club” . Giuffredi himself will soon be the protagonist of a confrontation with De Laurentiis: Di Lorenzo’s confirmation is in fact one of the first requests of the Salento coach. Future to be written also for Alex Meret: in the next few days there will be a meeting between the goalkeeper’s entourage and Napoli, after the club has triggered the automatic renewal for another season, i.e. until 30 June 2025. Meret is a very welcome profile for Antonio Conte but there must be an agreement on the renewal and the new contract.

The Milan is increasingly oriented towards a future with Paulo Fonseca. The Portuguese coach fresh from the season with Lille is the chosen one to take up the legacy of Stefano Pioli on the Rossoneri bench, after having won the race with the other candidates, from Conte to De Zerbi and Sergio Conceiçao. The Rossoneri management is finalizing the choice at the moment, even if an announcement in this sense will not arrive for 7-10 days. Technical times necessary to define every single detail of the negotiation, from technical to economic issues, then we can move on to formal things with signatures and official press releases. One of the first hits of the incoming market could be Tiago Santos right back of Portuguese nationality owned by Lille, where he played under Fonseca in the season just ended.

Thiago Motta he hasn’t met yet Cristiano Giuntoli. The long-awaited face-to-face meeting was postponed because the coach wanted to take a break and take a few days to relax. The agreement with the Juventus has already been found, the former midfielder will earn 5 million euros per season until 2027, but no contract has yet been signed and therefore surprises cannot be completely averted. Manchester United and PSG are hoping for a delay to make up for it and continue to deal with him. Among the issues to be addressed, that of Federico Chiesa: the outside would like to renew, and the relationships are excellent, but there is no shortage of foreign sirens. In Italy, Milan and Roma are thinking about it: it is not certain that Thiago Motta is opposed to his transfer. And to replace him in pole position is Albert Gudmundsson of Genoa.

Claudio Lotito sends bellicose signals to Luis Alberto: “He’s doing everything. He has a contract for another 4 years. If he wants to leave, he has to bring the money we want. We certainly won’t give him away for free as he publicly feared. A company listed on the stock exchange could ask for damages for this” . The Spanish footballer has an agreement with Al Duhail for a salary of eight million euros net per season: the eleven million offer presented to Lazio is considered too low, Lotito asks for 15 million also because 25% of the figure collected will go to Liverpool. Sirens from Germany for the young central midfielder of Lazio, Francesco Reita.

“It’s too early to talk about it. Today he thinks about enjoying the celebration and the safety of Empoli.” Crescenzo Cecere, agent of Mbaye Niangspoke thus to TMW of the future of the striker, author of the Tuscans’ saving goal. Speaking of safe teams, in the next few days there will be a meeting between the management of theUdinese And Fabio Cannavarowhose contract expires on June 30, 2024. Confirmation is not a given.

The Turin browse the daisy petals for Ivan Juric’s successor. The good name for the bench seems to be that of Paolo Vanoli of Venezia, who still have to play the two playoff finals and are especially appreciated by Davide Vagnati. Urbano Cairo, on the other hand, would prefer to focus on Vincenzo Italiano, destined to greet Fiorentina. Which today he did the same with Nicolas Burdisso.

The Liverpool has followed and observed several times in recent months Teun Koopmeinersmidfielder ofAtalanta which I like very much too Juventus. The English club also gave chase Edersonremaining bewitched by it, and so he could suddenly change his goal, favoring the Bianconeri in some way.
Contacts with his agent Bart Baving have been positive: on the table there is a 5-year contract at 4.5 million euros net per season. The Europa League victory certainly gave Percassi one more reason not to lower their requests and continue to want to sell him for only 60 million euros. The crux is precisely on his evaluation because the Bianconeri are stuck at 45. The inclusion of a counter player could prove decisive: the Goddess is lukewarm on Miretti, while there is no agreement on the value on Hujsen and Soule).


Enzo Maresca will be the new manager of Chelsea. The negotiations to bring the Italian coach to Stamford Bridge would now be in the details for a long-term project. Maresca is fresh from promotion to the Premier League with Leicester and ready for his first truly great adventure in a big club, as first coach obviously.

The FA Cup may not be enough Erik Ten Hag to preserve his place. Last Saturday Manchester United won the derby against English champions City in the last act of the historic English competition at Wembley. According to the British press, the Red Devils have undertaken initial talks with the agents of Thomas Frank, current manager of Brentford, and of Mauricio Pochettino, who could instead leave Chelsea. Ten Hag, in fact, would be at serious risk of being sacked despite his success in the FA Cup.

Aston Villa have announced their manager Unai Emery he will remain at the helm of the club for the next five years. Arriving in 2022, the Basque coach brought the English club back to Europe after 13 years and this season achieved the first Champions League qualification in the club’s history.

Frederic Massara is ready for a new adventure in France. The former Rossoneri sporting director has reached a contractual agreement with Rennes and will become the new sporting director starting next season.

Nice have chosen his replacement Francesco Fariolifreshly signed with Ajax: it is Franck Haise of the Lens. The coach has a contract until 2027 with the club where he has coached since February 2020, and therefore will have to be released either by paying a clause or by terminating his contract with the Giallorossi. However, Haise will not be the only new addition to Nice as a new sporting director will also arrive with him: the name is that of Florian Maurice who has been the technical director of Rennes since 2020, ready to welcome Massara.

RB Leipzig, fourth strength in the Bundesliga in the season just ended, confirmed that the Hungarian goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi he will continue to play next season too. The 34-year-old goalkeeper, who overcame a torn cruciate ligament, has regained his first choice place in a team with which he has made 302 official appearances since 2015.

The identity of Osasuna’s new coach is now known. As just confirmed by the Basque club, it will be the Valencian Vicente Moreno to take up the challenge of succeeding Jagoba Arrasate on the bench, a coach who left a profound mark on El Sadar. Moreno signed for one season

Nikola Kalinic hangs up his boots. The 36-year-old now former Croatian striker puts an end to his long career as a player, which also saw him wear the shirts of Fiorentina, Milan, Roma and Verona in Italy, to take on the role of sporting director at the club where he began his career professional career and where he has played in recent months, Hajduk Split.

The future of Sergio Conceicao it will be far from the Port. The coach after a long experience on the bench of Dragoes, which began in July 2017, which led him to collect 377 appearances, he has in fact decided that the time has come to leave, despite a contract in place until 2028, to start a new work experience. The announcement should arrive in the next few hours.