Transfer news update
Neymar’s return to Barcelona backed by Rivaldo
Former Brazil striker, Rivaldo has given the seal of approval for Neymar’s potential return to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar left Camp Nou two years ago in a world-record fee of €222 million, but he is eager to return to his former teammates.
The 27-year-old failed to turn up for the first day of Paris Saint German pre-season training.
PSG sporting director, Leonardo has confirmed that Neymar is available for the right price if the both clubs agree.
And Rivaldo, who spent five seasons at Camp Nou, wants to see his compatriot back at Barcelona.
“For the moment, the one [Brazilian] that I like the most is Neymar.
“I would like that he returns to Barcelona,” he told BetFair.
Manchester United bid £72m for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
The Lazio football club President, Claudio Lotito demands £90m for the 24-year-old midfielder and does not intend to bring down the asking price.
It is understood that Milinkovic-Savic, who signed a new deal with Lazio last October, would like to leave but will not force a move and would be prepare to stay at the club for another year.
During the era of Jose Mourinho, former manager of man utd has personally scouted the midfielder during Serbia’s 2-0 win over Montenegro in October 2018.
United striker, Romelu Lukaku in talks for signing with Inter milan
The United striker has made it clear he is hopeful of leaving Old Trafford after he has been told that he will not be Solskjaer’s first-choice striker in the 2019-20 English Premier League. The Inter Milan new boss, Antonio Conte has made the Belgian striker his prime target in the summer market.
A close source has established that a meeting is taking place between representatives of the two clubs while there has been no confirmation from United that talks are underway.
Romelu Lukaku spoke to Mediaset recently, stating: “It is good that Conte went to Inter, for me, he is the best coach in the world.
“As for my future, I have already made a decision that I still cannot communicate publicly out of respect for Manchester United with whom I have a contract.
“I am a big Serie A fan, those close to me know that I have always wanted to play in the English league and in the Italian one, I love Italy.
“The club and my agent will talk about it but I have already made my decision.”
Lukaku has scored 42 times in 96 games for United since arriving from Everton in 2017, netting 15 times in 45 appearances last season.