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AC Milan talent Marko Lazetic joins Austrian side SCR Altach on loan until end of the season. Lazetic will work under Germany legend Miroslav Klose as coach.
Giorgos Giakoumakis to Atlanta United as DP, done deal — striker traveling to Mexico together with his agent Blash Hossein where Atlanta pre season is taking place for medical tests. Celtic will receive £4.3m fee, the player will sign a three year deal.
Xavi: “Sergio Busquets will decide on his future for next season, it’s up to him. He deserves to decide whenever he wants.”
Barcelona have a list of potential replacements in case Busquets leaves. They always follow many players. However, despite rumours, Ilkay Gundogan has not made any decision on his future yet, while Franck Kessie will see his future decided in the next 3-4 months as he has to show his best skills otherwise could leave Barca in the summer.
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Inter Miami are tempting Busquets with a new chapter in the MLS, but Xavi and Barca still hope for the experienced midfielder to remain at the Nou Camp for one more season.
It’s definitely over for Julian Araujo to Barcelona. Agreement collapsed due to documents signed 18 seconds after the Deadline on Tuesday. FIFA has not approved the deal and it won’t change with any appeal. Barca will keep following Araujo for the future.
Hasan Salihamidzic: “We wanted Cancelo at Bayern since four years ago. We spoke to Mendes, he knew I wanted Joao. I got the signal of Cancelo available on the market last Sunday – the deal went very quickly. Persistence paid off.”
Roberto De Zerbi: “I’m happy that Caicedo has stayed with us, everyone in the club loves him. I don’t know about next summer move for Caicedo, but I want to be the…