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Antoine Griezmann insists that Barcelona “have all the tools” to win the Champions League this season despite losing their domestic league title.“We have three games left, the path is difficult, but we have the tools to win the Champions League.”

Manchester City have reportedly entered the race for Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara and are believed to be ‘offering more’ than Liverpool for the midfielder.

Legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas has confirmed he is in talks to return to Real Madrid in a non-playing role after his retirement from football.

Barcelona have revealed that one of the nine players who have returned to pre-season training has tested positive for coronavirus.

Defender Jean-Clair Todibo has confirmed he is the Barcelona player who tested positive for COVID-19. ‘I am asymptomatic and feel fine.’“Hello to everyone, I wish to inform you that I have tested positive for COVID-19, but I am asymptomatic and feel fine,”

Jurgen Klopp phoned their new signing Kostas Tsimikas to persuade the left-back to join Liverpool for £11.75million according to Greek outlet Sportime. 'The decision is yours. We want you, you fit very well in our project and in how we want to play.'

Valencia are negotiating to sign Milan goalkeeper Pepe Reina as their first-choice goalkeeper for next season, report Onda Cero.

Roma creative midfielder Javier Pastore confirms via social media that he had surgery on his hip yesterday. ‘I struggled all year with this problem.’

Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho may reportedly need to hand in a transfer request to boost his chances of a move to Manchester United.

Liverpool have lost one of their key sponsors ahead of the new 2020/21 Premier League season, which may change the look of Reds’s new Nike shirts.

Western Union have decided to end their partnership with the European and English champions after three years of their logo adorning the sleeves of the Liverpool kit.

Blaise Matuidi has officially terminated his contract with Juventus by mutual consent and is now expected to join Inter Miami in MLS.“After three years and five titles won (three Scudetti, one Coppa Italia and one Italian Super Cup), Blaise Matuidi and Juventus say goodbye with the consensual termination of the player’s contract.

Manchester United are reportedly ready to shelve their interest in Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish.The Europa League semi-finalists may return with an offer for Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek.

Reported Liverpool target Ismaila Sarr says any player would love to play for Jurgen Klopp’s side – but he will honour his contract at Watford and play in the Championship if necessary.“Frankly, I have yet to make a choice. If I am to leave, I just hope it is for a good team. At the moment, it is just guesswork.”

Juventus announced Matthijs de Ligt will be out of action for circa three months following surgery on his shoulder.

Manchester City-linked Houssem Aouar could leave Lyon this summer, the club's sporting director Juninho has admitted.

Norwich Reportedly Frustrated by Collapse of Jamal Lewis to Liverpool Deal. Championship club feel that Liverpool showed “a lack of respect” by failing to engage with them after it became clear that the two sides had wildly differing valuations of the player.

Benfica are leading the race to sign former Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen.

Alexis Sanchez has been diagnosed with a thigh injury and is expected to miss the Europa League semi-final between Inter and Shakhtar Donetsk.

Real Madrid will not be making any new signings in the summer transfer window. General manager Jose Angel Sanchez apparently addressed the squad following their Champions League exit at the hands of Manchester City to confirm there would be no new arrivals.

Gareth Bale must wish he was back at Tottenham, according to Andros Townsend, who says the exiled Real Madrid star will be wanting his "freedom" back after another frustrating year in Spain.

Milan full-back Ricardo Rodriguez is expected to complete his transfer to Torino over the next 24 hours for just under €3m.

Arsenal have reportedly been told that it will take a contract worth £200,000 per week to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey.

There are reports Max Allegri is the favourite to take over as Paris Saint-Germain coach if Thomas Tuchel loses to Atalanta and is fired.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has seemingly been caught on camera discussing the club's pursuit of Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho. "we'll sort it" after seemingly suggesting that "more cash" was needed to complete a deal for the former Manchester City youngster.

Reports are growing that Mauricio Pochettino and Barcelona director Ramon Planes are being targeted to lead Roma next season.

Atletico Madrid attacker Joao Felix has been backed to star in the Champions League knockouts in his home country of Portugal, with the club's president, Enrique Cerezo, throwing his support behind the youngster despite an up and down season in La Liga.

Wilfried Zaha has been told he should be playing for a Champions League club - by a Crystal Palace team-mate.

Sportitalia claim Juventus have started negotiations with Roma for Edin Dzeko as an alternative to Arkadiusz Milik and Alvaro Morata.

Arsenal are reportedly open to a swap deal involving Lucas Torreira and Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara.

Borussia Monchengladbach are the favourites to sign Valentino Lazaro from Inter, on loan with option to buy, after his Newcastle United spell.

Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams has taken to social media to announce that he has contracted coronavirus.“Today they confirmed that I have tested positive in the PCR test. I am asymptomatic and I feel fine. It is time to be at home in isolation until I overcome the virus. I really want to join the pre-season,” 

Ukrainian defender Valeriy Bondar has claimed Shakhtar Donetsk ‘can beat anyone’ in the Europa League but expects ‘a very difficult game’ against Inter.

Liverpool are reportedly yet to contact midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum with regards to extending his contract at Anfield.

Chelsea youngster Danilo Pantic has officially joined Serbian club FK Cukaricki on a season-long loan deal which is his fifth temporary spell since joining in 2015.

Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes is reportedly nearing a decision on his future amid links with Arsenal and Manchester United.

Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini wants to force Neymar to defend when La Dea face Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. ‘We won’t sit back’.

Michael Ballack insists Frank Lampard would be ‘100 per cent behind’ Kai Havertz at Chelsea.

Wolves' Europa League exit has made captain Conor Coady all the more determined to get back competing in continental competitions.

Milan target Tiemoue Bakayoko has said the Rossoneri ‘are in my heart’ but was coy regarding a possible return to San Siro.“Everyone knows that Milan are in my heart and I have excellent memories,” he said. “At the moment I’m a Chelsea player, then in football we’ll have to wait and see.”

Nuno Espirito Santo says nobody is blaming Raul Jimenez for missing a penalty as Wolves' first European quarter-final in 48 years ended in heartbreak against Sevilla.

Real Sociedad have confirmed that midfield star Martin Odegaard has returned to Real Madrid ahead of next season following a successful loan spell.

Steven Gerrard believes Rangers are "right into their rhythm" as they prepare to host St Johnstone tonight.

Villarreal have completed the signings of Valencia midfield duo Dani Parejo and Francis Coquelin for a combined fee of €8m in an eye-catching double swoop.

Liverpool have given 17-year-old defender Billy Koumetio his first professional contract with the club.The young French defender arrived at the Kirkby Academy from French National league side US Orleans in 2018 and has become a key player for Liverpool’s youth teams

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