International football has taken center stage however there is still a lot happening at club level in the united kingdom and across Europe.
We asked Football Whispers to round up news and all the latest gossip from the continent.
Lionel Messi’s contract includes a clause which permits him to leave Barcelona for free in the conclusion of every season. (El Pais)
Messi will be able to combine any club that is rival for just as long as he advised Barca before the end of April of his decision to complete his contract. (Cadena Ser)
Pep Guardiola was not interested in the former Liverpool star although manchester City were offered the opportunity this summer to signal Philippe Coutinho out of Barcelona. (Marca)
This summer after Barcelona and Real Madrid were linked together with the midfielder napoli have started contract talks. “The team and my agents are negotiating and I hope a deal is reached shortly,” Ruiz said. (Marca)
Juventus will make a go for Ivan Rakitic as soon as the transfer window reopens in January. The Bianconeri wanted the Barcelona midfielder that summer but a deal could not be agreed. (AS)
Barcelona will continue to track the transfer market for an out-and-out No 9. Antoine Griezmann was brought in by the La Liga champions this summer but would like to sign a forward using a physical presence. (AS)
Inter are interested in signing Tottenham star Christian Eriksen in the conclusion of his contract. Next summer, the Dane’s present deal expires and he is set to leave Spurs for nothing. (Tuttosport)
Mauro Icardi hopes to return based on his agent and spouse Wanda Nara. “Relationships have escalated because of misunderstandings but his desire to play for Inter and his love of the fans stay,” she explained. (Corriere della Sera)
Sporting president Frederico Varandas says because they comprised bonuses predicated on winning the Premier League and Champions League, Tottenham failed in the pursuit of Bruno Fernandes. “That is not likely to happen,” Varandas explained. (Visao de Mercado)
The Portuguese club turned down the chance this summer to signal Yannick Bolasie but chose to accept the Everton winger on loan after they had been unable to get an alternate. (O Jogo)
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi says this summer, Paris Saint-Germain didn’t try to re-sign him. “All that talk at the newspapers of PSG was not true,” he said. “I have always said I am happy at Juve, one of the best clubs in the world.” (L’Equipe)
Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze was close to registering for Inter in August but a deal couldn’t be agreed. Inter indication him when his contract expires in 2020 or could go back for the German January. (Ruhr Nachrichten)
Manchester United kid Tahith Chong says he and the team have begun talks over a new contract. “We’re talking but it’s still too premature to say anything. The season is still long and we’ll see what happens,” that the winger explained. (Voetbal International)
Liverpool will monitor Trabzonspor goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir’s form through the season before a planned move for your next summer. (Aksam)