LIVE - DONE DEAL! August 12th official news: Lukaku returns to Chelsea
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19.44 CEST - The next bang on the transfer market: Romelu Lukaku returns to Chelsea. As the Londoners report, the 28-year-old has signed a long-term working paper. According to reports, up to 115 million euros will be transferred to Inter Milan.
Back in blue. ✍️#LukWhosBack— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 12, 2021
19.42 CEST - Atletico Madrid announces with an official statement the renewal of Jose Maria Gimenez until 2025. 26 years old, the Uruguayan has been wearing the colchoneros jersey since 2013, collecting 216 appearances and 9 goals so far.
17:22 CEST - Through its official website, Venezia announces the arrival in orange-green of the forward David Okereke:
"Venezia FC announces that today an agreement has been signed with Club Bruges for the passage to orange-black with the formula of the loan with the right of redemption of player David Okereke ".
16:27 CEST - Great perspective shot by Norwich City. The English club has acquired the very young Christos Tzolis from PAOK.
Born in 2002, the Greek offensive winger already boasts eight appearances with the Hellenic national team, with which he has already found the first goal. He is considered one of the most promising young players in the European football scene.
️ We're delighted to announce the signing of PAOK and Greece international winger Christos Tzolis!— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) August 12, 2021
🇬🇷 #WelcomeTzolis 🇬🇷
15:19 CEST - Manuel De Luca reinforces the attack of Sampdoria, which took him free of charge after the failure of Chievo Verona. This is the press release from the blucerchiati:
"The president Massimo Ferrero and UC Sampdoria announce that they have acquired the rights to the sports performances of the football player Manuel De Luca (born in Bolzano, July 17, 1998). The attacker has signed an economic contract until as of June 30, 2025".
12.25 CEST - AS Monaco defender, Giulian Biancone signs for Troyes.
L’AS Monaco annonce le transfert de Giulian Biancone, à l'@estac_officiel, récent champion de France de Ligue 2 BKT et promu cette saison en Ligue 1 Uber Eats.— AS Monaco 🇲🇨 (@AS_Monaco) August 12, 2021
Le Club lui souhaite pleine réussite pour cette nouvelle étape de sa carrière https://t.co/jslTi0jTiT
9.24 CEST - Playing for Atletico Madrid since 2015/16, 30-year old Montenegrinian international centre-back Stefan Savic had his ongoing deal with Colchoneros officially extended until June 2024.
6.05 CEST - Ex Chievo Verona talent, Samuele Vignato joined Monza.