Paulinho could be leaving Barcelona. That was one of the big transfer market rumours of yesterday, but although the player’s agent had apparently presented a major offer to Camp Nou bosses, what wasn’t clear was where the offer had come from. Today, La República say it’s Juventus who are ready to do what it takes to prise the Brazilian midfielder away from Barça,
Juventus ready to pay Paulinho's buy-out clause
According to the Italian paper Juve are willing to meet the player’s 40 million euro buy-out clause, although they are hoping that they can reach a deal with Barcelona for a lower price.
Liverpool want Cillessen
Meanwhile, in England, the Times are reporting that Liverpool have made up their mind about their goalkeeper, after Karius’ woeful Champions League final performance. They want Cillessen, having accepted they simply have no chance of landing Oblak, who is unlikely to be allowed to leave, and they are unwilling or unable to meet the 100 million euro buy-out clause.