European paper talk: Paulo Dybala set to sign new deal at Juventus
By Sam McGuire, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 28/02/17 10:26am
The transfer window may be closed until the end of the summer, but that hasn't stopped rumours of some of Europe's biggest clubs making mega-money moves for their primary targets.
Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured the continental media for the latest news and transfer rumours.
Barcelona and Real Madrid target Paulo Dybala is set to put pen to paper on a contract extension at Juventus. The new contract will see the Argentine forward pocket €7million-per-season and extend his stay at the Juventus stadium until 2021. (Corriere dello Sport)
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has admitted that long-term Tottenham Hotspur target Isco deserves more playing time at the Santiago Bernabeu. The French legend said speaking after the 3-2 win over Villarreal: "There is no doubt that Isco and (Alvaro) Morata deserve to get more minutes." (AS)
Real Madrid are will make formal complaint to La Liga and its president Javier Tebas on Monday, saying that the televised coverage of their games is prejudicial against their team. The complaint follows on from Sunday evening's game against Villarreal. Real came from 2-0 behind to record a 3-2 victory but the coverage since has centred around the controversial penalty decision which gifted Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to make it 2-2. (AS)
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Feyenoord right-back Rick Karsdorp is getting attention from Spanish giants Barcelona. The Catalans are short of options at right-back after Dani Alves left for Juventus, and had reportedly earmarked Arsenal's Hector Bellerin as their No 1 summer target. However, the Arsenal full-back signed a new deal with the Gunners and Barcelona may be forced to switch targets. (El Mundo Deportivo)
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has revealed he's open to a move away from Ligue 1. The 21 year old has been linked with Premier League clubs but it appears as though he has his eye on La Liga.
"I am under contract until 2019 and I do not think I am in a rush. Honestly, I am not thinking about that,
"If there are offers from big clubs, that obviously demands that they are considered. Clubs like Real Madrid, they are truly great clubs but, truly, the most important thing is the present and I am concentrating on what I am doing right now, that is the best thing to do." (AS)
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Götze has been ruled out of action indefinitely with metabolic disorders. It's not a short-term issues and he could be ruled out for the rest of the season. "I am currently in the process of treatment, and I am doing everything I can to get back into training as quickly as possible and to help my team to achieve our common goals," (SportBild)
VfL Wolfsburg have appointed Arsenal academy coach Andries Jonker as their manager after sacking Valerien Ismael in an attempt to stave off relegation. He rejoins the club he left three seasons ago and has named former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg as his assistant. (SportBild)
Nantes' president believes it would be "almost dishonourable" for the French club's Portuguese manager Sergio Conceicao to leave for Leicester City.
"Sérgio is a great coach and it is clear that one day he will lead a great European team, mainly because he is only 42. But I do not see why he would leave a big club like Nantes, eight times champion of France, to go to Leicester, 18. It's almost disgraceful for him." (Record)