REAL MADRID, Ferland MENDY's agent: "Two Italian giants were keen on him, but..."
Interviewed by Sky Sport Italia, Yvan Le Mée, agent of French international left-back Ferland Mendy (25), revealed: "Before Real Madrid signed him, Napoli were tracking him. Juventus came up afterwards. At the time, however, Olympique Lyonnais weren't willing to let him out". Playing for Real Madrid since 2019/20, former Lyon powerhouse is currently on a deal with Merengues until June 2025.
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GENOA VETERAN BEHRAMI BETWEEN EXTENSION AND RETIREMENT
According to latest Italian news, former Swiss international midfielder Valon Behrami (36), playing for Genoa since January 2020, on his second tenure, is considering quitting professional football. However, Serie A side are pondering over offering him a further yera-long...
VALENCIA CAPTAIN GAYA UNLIKELY TO EXTEND
Inquired about by many prominent clubs around Europe, throughout last three years, Spanish international left-back and Valencia captain José Luis Gayà (turning 26 on May 25) isn't going to extend for La Liga side. The 1995-born is...
WEST HAM - A FURTHER A-LISTER AFTER RESIDENT UP-AND-COMER RICE
While West Ham are planning to keep him in one season longer, and then let him out on an even record transfer fee, English international defensive midfielder Declan Rice (22) is growing into a major target for Manchester City, since having been deemed fit as a replacement...
OFFICIAL - MARSEILLE SIGN JORDAN AMAVI ON FURTHER LONG-TERM
Playing for Olympique de Marseille since 2018/19, 27-year old French left-back/wide midfielder Jordan Amavi agreed on a new contract with Ligue 1 club, deadlined to June 2025. Former Aston Villa and OGC Nice had recently been inquired about, back when he was supposed to...
EINTRACHT FRANKURT IN TALKS WITH RAUL OVER NEXT BOSS POSITION
Currently training Real Madrid Castilla, 43-year old Spanish football icon Raúl Gonzalez Blanco, according to goal.com, has been contacted by Eintracht Frankfurt top brass, offering him next first-team manager position. Raúl experienced German...