Transfers 2019

Is Griezmann really worth all the fuss for Barcelona?

Barcelona may well kick off the new season with Neymar and Antoine Griezmann up front alongside Lionel Messi in a remodelled front three, but the indications from Catalonia are that they can only afford one of them this summer and, if they had to choose, then the priority would be re-signing Neymar. The Brazilian might be seen in some quarters as damaged goods but he still has plenty of allies in the Barca dressing room, including the captain Messi. Neymar has a proven track record at Barca, having won the 2015 Champions League, and would be welcomed back even if the complexity of the deal is epic in its scale. New developments at Paris Saint-Germain since Leonardo arrived as sporting director have taken place at warp speed. This is a club that for the last two years did everything to cate...

Antoine Griezmann confirms he is leaving Atletico Madrid

France football star Antoine Griezmann announced plans to leave Atlético de Madrid at the end of the season in a video released on the club’s official Twitter account on Tuesday. “I would like to thank all of you for the love you have shown me during these five years,” Griezmann said in the video.   Antoine Griezmann has informed Atletico Madrid that he will leave this summer, with sources confirming that Barcelona are hopeful of signing him less than one year after he turned them down. Atletico released a short statement Tuesday revealing that Griezmann had communicated his decision to leave the club after five seasons. They followed that up by posting a video of the French forward on social media explaining his decision to supporters. “After speaking with (co...

Bale may have played last game for Real Madrid

It was Gareth Bale’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, who this week finally articulated a clear indication that the Welshman is heading for the Real Madrid exit, laying bare the player’s broken relationship with coach Zinedine Zidane when he told Sky Sports: “I’m not sure Mr Zidane wants him to stay.” Indeed, having been told by the club that they’re after a buyer for Bale, Barnett set about using the interview to put his client in the shop window, declaring that a return to the Premier League “certainly is possible, if somebody puts their hand in their pocket”. Bale axed by Real Madrid boss Zidane once more Bale may have already played his final game for Madrid. Having omitted the forward from his squad for last weekend’s clash with Villarreal...

Is Cavani on his way out of PSG this summer?

Many rumors have surrounded Cavani this 2018/2019 season. Most of them have been about the possibility of the Uruguayan striker leaving PSG at the end of this Ligue 1 season. Cavani has not had the best season of his career this 2018/2019 season. Some injuries and the amount of goals he ha scored (22 in 29 games) make this season one of the weakest since he arrived in Paris. Cavani is an undisputed goal scorer that always contributes to the team he is playing for. However, this might not be enough for a team with the ambitions of PSG, and his low numbers might be an indicator that Cavani is leaving PSG this summer. This season has not been easy for the Uruguayan player. There have been rumors of transfer options for him since the beginning of the Ligue 1. After 4 games into the championshi...

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