European Paper Talk: Marco Verratti offered to Man Utd
Marco Verratti to Man Utd? Dortmund after Victor Wanyama? Antoine Griezmann decision close?
By Mark Thompson, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 14/06/18 9:45am
The World Cup is finally here but that doesn't mean that the transfer rumour mill stops turning.
Our friends at Football Whispers take you through what the back pages of Europe are saying this morning.
Manchester United have been offered the chance to buy Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti. Talks between the Italian, who has also been linked with Juventus, and new manager Thomas Tuchel were 'dispiriting'. (CalcioMercato)
Real Madrid have been set a price for Roma goalkeeper Alisson. They will need to pay €60m (£53m) for Alisson, who had been linked with Liverpool. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Italian press are also reporting on the arrests of nine people connected to the construction of Roma's new stadium. They have been arrested on suspicion of acts of corruption, and there is reportedly a risk that this could jeopardise the stadium being built. (Corriere dello Sport)
Anthony Martial could be on his way out of Manchester. Martial's agent went on French radio on Wednesday night and said that Manchester United didn't want to make the Frenchman a key player, and that therefore Martial wanted to leave. (RMC)
With Paris Saint-Germain escaping the heavier of possible Financial Fair Play penalties, the French media has started to talk about their options again. As well as N'Golo Kante, both Alex Sandro and Raphael Guerreiro have been linked with PSG. (Le Parisien)
After the issues surrounding former-Spain manager Julen Lopetegui, Real Madrid will present the Spaniard as their new manager today, keen to do so as soon as possible. (AS)
Antoine Griezmann could finally reveal his future plans. Will the Frenchman stay at Atletico Madrid or move to Barcelona? (Mundo Deportivo)
And, according to reports, it won't just be an ordinary announcement - Griezmann has reportedly made a video called 'The Decision' to unveil his decision. (La Cadena Cope)
Frenkie de Jong has asked Ajax to be able to leave. The young Dutch midfielder has been linked with Barcelona in the European press. (Mundo Deportivo)
Marc-Andre ter Stegen has weighed in on rumours that his club, Barcelona, could be after Thiago Alcantara. The German goalkeeper would like to see the Catalan return to his former club. (Bild)
Borussia Dortmund are following Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama after the arrival of new manager Lucien Favre. (Sport Bild)
Despite rumours surrounding his future, Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has said that he is going nowhere. Linked with Real Madrid in the Spanish press, former FC Red Bull Salzburg player told Salzburger Nachrichten that he was happy at the Merseyside club. (Salzburger Nachrichten)
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