Soccer transfers summary: 7 July 2021

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Summer transfer window: updates, Wednesday 7 July 2021

MLS

Three clubs in Europe are keen on signing LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo

Per ESPN, Ligue 1 side Lille OSC, Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga and Portuguese team Sporting CP are keeping an eye on the Mexican-American player.

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PSG

Official: Sergio Ramos joins PSG

Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday confirmed the signing of Sergio Ramos on a free transfer, the former Real Madrid captain penning a two-year deal at the Parc des Princes.

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Balo

Balotelli completes move to Adana Demirspor

Mario Balotelli has completed a move to Turkish Super Lig side Adana Demirspor.

The 30-year-old striker spent 2020-21 with Monza in Serie B, where he scored six goals in 14 league appearances.

The former Manchester City forward has now joined the ambitious side from Adana, who secured promotion to Turkey's top flight last season. The news was announced via a video released through the club's Twitter account.

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Bacca leaves Villarreal

The LaLiga club have confirmed that striker Carlos Bacca will depart this summer after four seasons. He played 143 games for the Yellow Submarine, scoring 43 goals. 

Arsenal hope to land England defender Ben White

Arsenal have agreed personal terms with Brighton defender Ben White. The two clubs have yet to come to a full agreement on the transfer. 

PSG fans welcome Ramos

Iborra signs new deal with Villarreal

Vicente Iborra has extended his stay at Villarreal until 2024. The midfielder has extended his contract by an extra year, having previously signed a deal until 2023. The former Leicester City player has made 80 appearances for Villarreal since joining the club in 2019. 

Sergio Ramos in Paris

The Spanish defender is set to be officially announced as a PSG player shortly. Ramos will join the Ligue 1 side on a 2-year deal.

Beck agrees long-term deal with Liverpool

Liverpool youngster Owen Beck has agreed terms over a new long-term deal with the club, according to Sky Sports.

The left-back (18) made 19 appearances in Premier League 2 for Liverpool's U23s last season, scoring once and creating five assists.

Five new deals at Newcastle

Jacob Murphy, Dwight Gayle and Federico Fernandez have signed new contracts at Newcastle United, the club has confirmed.

The option of extending the contracts of defenders Paul Dummett and Fabian Schär into the new season have also been exercised.

Parma sign Bernabé from Manchester City

Parma have announced the signing of Adrián Bernabé Garcia. The player has joined on a free and signed a contract until 2024.

Balotelli on the move again...

Italian striker Mario Balotelli signed for Turkish side Adana Demirspor. He joins as a free agent after leaving Italian club Monza, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Ramos

Ramos passes medical, with PSG announcement imminent

After landing in Paris at 11am this morning, former Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has reportedly passed his medical with PSG, with the Ligue 1 club set to officially confirm his signing imminently...

John Barnes: Declan Rice would be "good fit" for Liverpool

Former Liverpool and England striker has said that West Ham's Declan Rice would be a "good fit" for the Merseyside club, which is in the search for a new midfielder following the departure of Gini Wijnaldum to PSG.

“There have been suggestions that Declan Rice is a target for Liverpool and he would be a good fit for them. Liverpool like central midfield players who work hard," Barnes told BonusCodeBets (via Liverpool)

“Declan Rice isn’t going to come in and score lots of goals, he’s not going to be creative, he’s not a midfield player like David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne or Ilkay Gundogan, but Liverpool don’t need that.

Sancho

Haaland "sheds tear" for Sancho

Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho have shared a close relationship both on and off the pitch at Dortmund. But with Sancho Man Utd-bound after Euro 2020, Haaland has been left feeling somewhat despondent, as evident from his reaction to a photo posted by his English ex-teammate, to which he responded with a crying face emoticon. 

MV

Matías Viña heading to Porto

Brazilian media claim the Palmeiras player is off to the North of Portugal for a fee of 7.5 million euro.

Pau

OM's Longoria admits Lopez rumours

Olympique Marseille's sporting director Pablo Longoria has admitted that AS Roma stopper Pau Lopez is in the French city and completing paperwork ahead of being unveiled as the club's new goalkeeper.

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Nagelsmann eager to keep Goretzka at Bayern amid Man Utd links

Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann is eager to keep Leon Goretzka despite links to Manchester United, declaring him to be "one of the most dangerous midfielders in Europe".

Goretzka has just under a year left on his contract with the Bundesliga champions, fuelling speculation over his future.

United are reported to have lined up Goretzka as another potential new recruit, having already agreed a deal to sign Borussia Dortmund's England winger Jadon Sancho.

Rui Patricio set to hook up with Mou at Roma

Transfer 'expert' Romano claims the Portuguese is set to swap Wolverhampton for the Italian capital as part of a ten million (& 3m add-ons) euro move

SU

Umtiti bound for Premier League...

The French defender has been told by Barcelona boss Koeman that he is surplus to requirements at Camp Nou and the player s being linked with both Arsenal and Man United.

Jaume Costa to Mallorca

After 10 seasons with Villarreal, Costa moves to newly promoted RCD Mallorca on a two year deal

José Juan Macías unveiled by Getafe

The Mexican international moves to LaLiga from Chivas Guadalajara on loan

Mwepu in at Brighton

The South Coast Premier League have acquired the services of Zambia midfielder Enock Mwepu from Red Bull Salzburg on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 23-year-old scored 11 goals in 81 league appearances and won four titles in four seasons with the Austrian club.

Aouar

The race for Aouar...

Arsenal have joined PSG and Atletico Madrid in the chase to sign Lyon star Houssem Aouar, reports Le10 Sport.

ajax

Onana for Serie A?

Calciomercato claim Serie A champions Inter and Ligue 1 outfit Lyon are both eyeing Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana.

United Camavinga and Varane double unlikely

Rennes sensation Eduardo Camavinga and Varane both moving to Manchester United, while not impossible is "remote in reality", according to Sky Sports.

Hakimi's first day as a PSG player

Bale to call time on career?

Many UK based outlets are reporting that the Cardiff born winger will hang up the boots upon the conclusion of the 2021/22 season when his term with Real Madrid comes to an end.

FR

Ribery for Serie B Monza?

The player became a free agent at the end of June after his spell with Fiorentina came to an end and his contemplating a move to the Silvio Berlusconi controlled Monza in the second tier of Italian football.

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Klopp to pursue Piotr Zielinski

Calciomercato report that Liverpool are showing interest in Napoli's Polish international as a potential replacement for Wijnaldum 

Atletico Feminino sign South African star

After a successful debut season in Spain with SD Eibar, South African international Thembi Kgatlana joins Atletico Madrid. 

Mou arrives in style at Roma

New AS Roma boss Mourinho has been spotted at the Serie A club's training ground driving around on a Vespa

Richarlison

Ancelotti considering Richarlison for Madrid

The new Real Madrid coach worked with the Brazilian striker at Everton and is considering bolstering his attack with the 24-yearp-old.

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Grief joins Mallorca

The Slovakian stopper moves to the new LaLiga side from Slovan Bratislava for a fee of 3 million euro.

Harper to Racing

Born to Scottish parents in Malaga, Jack Harper has represented Scotland at youth level and has formerly played for Alcorcon and Malaga. He moves on loan to Cantabria from parent club Getafe.  

Ramos

Ramos medical delayed

French outlet RMC maintain that the former Real Madrid player's medical is the final stage before his acquisition can be formally confirmed with the medical now expected to go ahead on Wednesday.

Live transfer news: welcome

Hello and welcome to our daily transfer-news live blog for Wednesday 7 July 2021. As clubs shape their squads for the coming season, we'll endeavour to keep you abreast of the major summer-window developments as they go down.

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