Here, Fussball Server rounds up the latest transfer talk for La Liga on Saturday, August 29.
Fussball Server rounds up all of the latest transfer news in La Liga on Saturday, August 29.
Saturday morning’s La Liga transfer talk news roundup:
Real Madrid players ‘stunned by Lionel Messi transfer request’
The Real Madrid squad were reportedly left stunned when they discovered that Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona this summer.
On Tuesday evening, it was revealed that the Argentine was bidding to end his long-term association with the Catalan giants, preferably on a free transfer.
While a number of clubs have been linked with the superstar, speculation persists regarding a likely switch to Manchester City.
Having been long-term rivals to Messi and Barca, ESPN claims that many Los Blancos players were left “incredulous” when hearing about the developments.
The report acknowledges that many Whatsapp messages were sent between the Real squad as they reacted to the possibility of the player departing Camp Nou.
Despite contributing 25 goals and 21 assists in La Liga last season, Messi was unable to stop Real from winning the title.
Everton ‘agree £4m-a-year deal with James Rodriguez’
Everton have reportedly agreed personal terms with Real Madrid attacker James Rodriguez ahead of a proposed move to Goodison Park.
The 29-year-old, who only made 14 appearances for Los Blancos during the 2019-20 campaign, has been linked with a number of clubs in recent months.
Manchester United and Arsenal were both thought to be in the running for the South American, but Carlo Ancelotti’s team have seemingly emerged as the favourites for his signature.
According to Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri, Everton have agreed a £4m-a-year contract with the playmaker, although the Toffees are yet to agree a fee with Zinedine Zidane’s side.
Palmeri claims that Madrid want €25m (£22.5m) for the two-time Champions League winner, but the Merseyside outfit are hopeful of negotiating a discounted price.
Rodriguez’s current salary at the Bernabeu is thought to be worth £7m a year.
More transfer news from La Liga:
Manchester City ‘will not include Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez in Lionel Messi bid’
Manchester City will not be include Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva or Riyad Mahrez in any bid to sign Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, according to a report. Read more.
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane ‘open to Barcelona move’
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is reportedly open to making a switch to Barcelona in the future, potentially as a replacement for Lionel Messi. Read more.
Lionel Messi’s father ‘informs Paris Saint-Germain his son wants Manchester City move’
Lionel Messi’s father reportedly informs Paris Saint-Germain that the Barcelona attacker wants to join Manchester City. Read more.
Lionel Messi ‘requests meeting with Barcelona’
Lionel Messi reportedly requests a meeting with Barcelona officials to thrash out an exit plan before the start of the new season. Read more.
Josep Maria Bartomeu ‘will only sit down with Lionel Messi to discuss new deal’
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu will reportedly only hold fresh talks with wantaway talisman Lionel Messi if he is willing to sign a new contract at the club. Read more.
Antoine Griezmann ‘had decided to leave Barcelona before Ronald Koeman talks’
Antoine Griezmann’s former agent claims that the France international wanted to leave Barcelona before being reassured of his future role by new boss Ronald Koeman. Read more.
Wolverhampton Wanderers considering Unai Nunez swoop?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly considering a £26.8m bid for Athletic Bilbao centre-back Unai Nunez, who has previously been linked with Manchester City. Read more.
Barcelona ‘proposed Antoine Griezmann, Joao Felix swap’
Barcelona reportedly proposed a swap deal involving Antoine Griezmann and Atletico Madrid playmaker Joao Felix earlier this month. Read more.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez ‘offered to Juventus’
Juventus are reportedly offered the opportunity to sign Barcelona forward Luis Suarez before the end of the summer transfer window. Read more.
How Manchester City could line up with Lionel Messi
Fussball Server looks at how Manchester City could line up next season if Lionel Messi joins the club. Read more.
Shirt numbers available to Lionel Messi at Manchester City
Fussball Server looks at the shirt numbers available to Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi at Manchester City. Read more.
Barcelona-linked Memphis Depay hints at Lyon exit
Barcelona target Memphis Depay suggests that he could leave Lyon before the end of the summer transfer window. Read more.
Jurgen Klopp: ‘No chance of Liverpool signing Lionel Messi’
However, the Liverpool boss would like to see the Barcelona star move to the Premier League. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur given chance to sign Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly provided with the opportunity to sign former Chelsea forward Diego Costa, who has been made available by Atletico Madrid. Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain make opening bid for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic?
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly identify Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as one of their priority transfer targets. Read more.
Angel Di Maria joins Neymar in wanting Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain?
Argentine compatriot Angel Di Maria reportedly contacts Lionel Messi in a bid to convince the Barcelona forward to join Paris Saint-Germain. Read more.
Leeds United confirm club-record Rodrigo Moreno signing
Leeds United confirm the club-record signing of striker Rodrigo Moreno on a four-year deal from Valencia. Read more.
Roberto leaves West Ham for Real Valladolid
The 34-year-old made 10 appearances for the Hammers. Read more.