Transfer rumours: Neymar, Lukaku, Malcom, Modric...
Another day, another Neymar transfer rumour. We round up the biggest stories swirling around Europe's front and back pages.
Where will Neymar be playing in 2019-20? It is the €222million question. After joining Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record fee in 2017, Neymar wants to leave the Ligue 1 champions.
Only a select few of Europe's elite can afford the Brazil superstar. Could a sensational move to Turin be on the cards?
TOP STORY – NEYMAR SR TO TALK TO JUVE
Neymar could team up with Cristiano Ronaldo at Serie A champions Juventus.
That is according to Rai Sport following a report claiming Neymar's father will meet Juve sporting director Fabio Paratici in Turin.
Neymar wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain following his world-record €222m transfer in 2017 and the Brazil international has been linked with a return to Barcelona and LaLiga giants Real Madrid.
According to Rai Sport, Neymar's father and agent is set to meet with Juventus Shock move on the cards? pic.twitter.com/OpIUgbHT4R— Goal (@goal) July 17, 2019
TRANSER RUMOUR ROUND-UP
- The future of Luka Modric is once again in the spotlight, but the Real Madrid star is reluctant to leave, according to Spanish media, amid interest from AC Milan. The speculation comes as the Rossoneri also look to bolster their defence. Gianluca Di Marzio says Milan are keen on signing €40m-rated Merih Demiral from Juventus, while Tuttosport reports the Italian giants have turned to Manchester United's Eric Bailly after being put off by Liverpool's valuation of Dejan Lovren.
- With Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben no longer around, Bayern Munich are desperate to reinforce their wide areas but the Independent claims the Bundesliga champions have given up on signing Callum Hudson-Odoi from Chelsea.
- Lyon captain Nabil Fekir is attracting a lot of interest from LaLiga and Valencia are now in pole position to sign the France international, according to Le10Sport. Diario Sport says Barcelona's Rafinha Alcantara is also hopeful of joining Valencia
- According to reports in the Spanish media, Barcelona are ready to sell Arsenal and Tottenham target Malcom for £55m (€60.9m). Everton and Paris Saint-Germain are also reportedly interested in Malcom, who only arrived from Bordeaux in 2018-19.
- CalcioMercato claims Premier League giants Manchester United have entered the race to sign Roma sensation Nicolo Zaniolo. The 20-year-old has reportedly been involved in a tug-of-war between Tottenham and Juventus.
- Inter are edging closer to Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku, who sat out Wednesday's friendly win over Leeds United in Australia. However, Corriere dello Sport also says Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani is an alternative for the Serie A side.
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