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Reports: Vlahovic to Juventus

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The fact that Dusan Vlahovic is leaving Fiorentina this winter is nothing new, as the 21-year-old has been surrounded by relocation rumors for a long time. However, there has been a lot of information about what the new club address will be. But according to silly journalist Fabrizio Romano, it’s all over now.

Vlahovic moves to Serie A competitor Juventus. The transition is complete, the only thing left is a medical examination and the actual signatures. Romano states that Juventus will pay around SEK 780 million for the striker. The salary is approximately SEK 70 million per year.

He also states that this is a long-term contract and that the final details are expected to be completed shortly.

Emery confirms Premier League interest

Newcastle recently changed owners and are looking to bring in a new head coach to replace Steve Bruce. According to the English newspapers The Guardian and The Times, Newcastle hope to present Villarreal coach Unai Emery as the new head coach this week.

Now Emery confirms that there is interest from Newcastle.

  • I have become aware of their interest and I have not said no, but there is still no offer, the coach says according to Goal.com.

Emery has been in charge of Villarreal since last year and has led the club to a Europa League title. He has previously coached Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla, Spartak Moscow, Valencia and Almeria.

Barcelona wants van de Beek on loan

It has been no secret that Donny van de Beek is unhappy at Manchester United. There have therefore been rumors of many different solutions for him leaving the club this summer. There has been talk of both sales and loans, as the Dutchman first and foremost wants to be in a club where he can play.

Spanish Sport now states that a loan to Barcelona may be relevant. The club has a good view of United’s midfielder. In addition, van de Beek has recently changed agent, to Ali Dursun who previously also represents Barcelona player Frenkie de Jong. That it is a loan that is on the agenda is due to the Spanish giant’s financial problems.

Xavi and the five players he wants to transform Barcelona

Barcelona are still looking for a replacement for Ronald Koeman who was fired last week. According to several Spanish media, Xavi Hernández is highly relevant to take over as the new coach, and negotiations are said to be ongoing between Barça and the club icon’s Qatari club Al Sadd.

In other words, there is much to suggest that Xavi will return to Barcelona soon, and already now the former star midfielder is said to have identified five dream signings.

Spanish Sport reports that Xavi wants to bring in Kingsley Coman from Bayern Munich, and according to El National, the wish list also consists of Erling Braut Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Jules Koundé (Sevilla) and Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig).

Recruitments that, however, can be difficult to complete. Barcelona is in an economic crisis and has billions in debt. Pogba has an expiring contract with United and can be recruited as boss this summer, but other players on the wish list are coveted names in the market and would cost many millions to row in port.

Paulo Fonseca to replace Dean Smith at Villa?

Fonseca

Aston Villa have got a rough start to the season. After ten rounds, the team is in 15th place in the Premier League with only ten recorded points – and now coach Dean Smith is said to be hanging loose.

The Daily Mail reports that Aston Villa are interested in signing former Roma coach Paulo Fonseca as a replacement for Smith. According to the information, an informal contact has been made with the Portuguese, who was previously rumored to be relevant to take over both Newcastle and Tottenham.

Aston Villa are said to want to make a change in the coaching position before the meeting with Brighton after the upcoming national team break.

In addition to Roma, Paulo Fonseca has previously coached clubs such as Porto and Shakhtar Donetsk.

Seria A duo can be Contes first signings

Antonio Conte is, according to several British media sources, close to replacing Nuno Espirito Santo and is expected to be presented as the new Tottenham coach on Tuesday. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Italian head coach will sign a contract for the summer of 2023 worth 20 million pounds, which matches Pep Guardiola as the highest paid coach in the Premier League.

Now comes information that indicates that Antonio Conte will also have a large transfer budget to move with. The newspaper The Sun claims that Conte will get 150 million pounds, to spend on new acquisitions.

Gazzetta dello Sport calls in Dusan Vlahovic, Fiorentina, and Franck Kessié, Milan, as two likely alternatives to become Conte’s first signings to Tottenham. La Repubblica also believes that both Antonio Conte and Spurs sports director Fabio Paratici want to recruit Vlahovic and Kessié.

Dusan Vlahovic and Franck Kessié both have outgoing contracts with their respective clubs.

BREAKING: Conte is flying to England today

After just four months in the post, Nuno Espirito Santo was fired by Tottenham on Monday. Now there are many indications that Antonio Conte will take over as the new head coach of the London club soon.

Consistent information in the British media is that Tottenham are already in advanced negotiations with Conte, and according to credible ESPN, the Italian head coach is expected to fly to London already on Monday afternoon to sign for the club.

Antonio Conte was rumored to be on his way to Spurs already this summer, but then the Italian will have left the negotiations after he was not promised control of the club’s business in the transfer market. Tottenham then chose to hire Nuno Espirito Santo instead.

According to the information, Tottenham have offered Conte a contract for the 2023 season, which he is said to be prepared to accept.

Conte coached Chelsea between 2016-2018 and won as recently as last year Scudetton in Serie A with Inter.

Xavi wants Sterling at Barcelona

Raheem Sterling

Barcelona have fired Ronald Koeman and the team is currently being coached by interim coach Sergi Barjuan. According to extensive media reports, the long-term solution is to bring the club icon Xavi to the coaching position. The parties are stated to be close to an agreement.

Even now, before Xavi is officially ready for the job, information is spread about his future plans with the team. According to journalist Gerard Romero, Xavi already has a wish list of players he wants to sign for the club.

One name should be Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling. The Englishman has previously opened to leave the club and try to play abroad. This after he has been outside Pep Guardiola’s starting eleven during the start of the season.

Romero states that Xavi is “a big fan” of Sterling and that the 26-year-old may be the first high-profile signing after the change of coach.

Zidane dreams of PSG

Zinedine Zidane

After winning La Liga twice and winning three Champions League titles, Zinedine Zidane chose to leave Real Madrid this summer, and since then he has been without a coaching assignment. Zidane has been mentioned as a potential replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who is said to be hanging loose at Manchester United, but according to information, the former playmaker isn’t interested in that assignment.

Now comes information that the 49-year-old has instead set his sights on taking over another big club in European top football. According to Foot Mercato, Zinedine Zidane dreams of coaching Paris Saint-Germain in the future.

In previous interviews, Zidane has said that he has taken a sabbatical year, but according to the information, “Zizou” would be open to take over PSG if given the opportunity. The French big club is currently being coached by former Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino, who has endured criticism during the start of the season.

He can become Newcastles first “Galactico”

Toni Kroos

Newcastle has acquired new owners and is expected to spend money on new acquisitions as early as January. Now Spanish El Nacional reports that the club has set its sights on recruiting Toni Kroos, 31, from Real Madrid, who is said to top the new owners’ wish list.

According to the information, Newcastle must be ready to pay 30 million euros, almost 300 million kronor, to buy the German from “Los Blancos”. However, Kroos has a contract that extends to the summer of 2023, and it is unclear whether Real Madrid will agree to sell the midfield star as early as January.

Toni Kroos joined Real Madrid from Bayern Munich for the 2014/2015 season. In total, the 31-year-old has made 325 appearances in the Real jersey and was noted for 22 goals and 80 assists.