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Switch Discuss: Atletico Madrid eyeing Man Metropolis’s Álvarez


The summer time switch window will not reopen in Europe for an additional month, however there are many strikes within the works and gossip swirling round. Switch Discuss brings you all the most recent buzz on rumours, comings, goings and, in fact, finished offers!

TOP STORY: Atleti taken with Man Metropolis’s Álvarez

Atletico Madrid‘s nice want for the summer time switch window is Manchester Metropolis ahead Julián Álvarez, in line with MARCA.

Diego Simeone’s facet reportedly aren’t keen to satisfy the €38 million launch clause of Villarreal striker Alexander Sørloth or pay the €40m required to signal Girona‘s Artem Dovbyk.

Los Colchoneros are additionally conscious that they can not match Man Metropolis financially, however are eager to take any potential alternative to usher in Álvarez because of the soar in high quality they really feel the FIFA World Cup winner can present them.

They hope that giving the 24-year-old ensures of a much bigger function within the facet than he would get on the Etihad Stadium can be sufficient to steer the Argentine to maneuver — an angle that can solely intensify if the Residents signal any extra attackers this switch window.

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Atleti have not formally communicated something but however have made their preliminary exams to gauge the ahead’s receptiveness to becoming a member of them.

Worldwide teammates Rodrigo De Paul, Nahuel Molina and Ángel Correa will use the Copa América to convey the excessive esteem that Alvarez is held in on the Wanda Metropolitano, in addition to mentioning the advantages they’ve and the way a lot they’d swimsuit him.

There can even be work to see whether or not or not Alvarez can be taken with a transfer, though even when he’s, it might be sophisticated coping with Man Metropolis.


Barcelona are eager on Manchester Metropolis midfielder Bernardo Silva however are conscious {that a} deal can be troublesome to finish, stories Florian Plettenberg, with new supervisor Hansi Flick is holding the 29-year-old in excessive regard. Talks a couple of new mortgage deal for João Cancelo are ongoing whereas a ultimate resolution on João Félix‘s future hasn’t been made but.

Actual Madrid are nonetheless engaged on a deal to signal Bayern Munich left-back Alphonso Davies, stories Fabrizio Romano, who provides that new contacts have been held this week. Bayern have instructed the 23-year-old to just accept their new contract proposal or go away, whereas Los Blancos will not pay the extensively reported €50m price and can solely signal him on beneficial circumstances.

Chelsea have made RB Leipzig striker Benjamin Sesko and Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise their priorities for the switch window, stories Foot Mercato. They add that the Blues have made contact with each gamers’ representatives. Soccer Transfers have additionally reported that Chelsea have turned their consideration to Girona striker Dovbyk after ending their curiosity in Napoli‘s Victor Osimhen.

Trying on the defence, Fabrizio Romano has reported that Tosin Adarabioyo accomplished a medical on Tuesday. The 26-year-old will signal this week having left Fulham as a free agent when his contract expired.

– There’s additionally a potential Chelsea outgoing, as The Athletic report that Aston Villa have held preliminary talks with the Blues a couple of transfer to signal Conor Gallagher. The 24-year-old midfielder is coming into the ultimate 12 months of his Chelsea contract and Villa are in touch along with his camp. Chelsea are among the many golf equipment taken with Villa ahead Jhon Durán.

Juventus might embody Dean Huijsen in a deal to signal Atalanta midfielder Teun Koopmeiners, stories Calciomercato, with supervisor Gian Piero Gasperini in search of a centre-back attributable to Giorgio Scalvini‘s harm. There’ll nonetheless be negotiations concerning the figures concerned within the deal, with Atalanta valuing Koopmeiners at a minimum of €60m whereas Juventus assume that Huijsen is price no less than €30m.