LIVE Transfer Talk: PSG trump Barcelona's Messi offer while free agent contests Copa America

Gab and Juls anticipate Lionel Messi staying at Barcelona, but caution that nothing is certain. (1:06). Messi's contract is 'until ink is dry' (:06). The summer transfer window opened amid all the excitement at Euro 2020, Copa America and Copa America. Europe's largest clubs are looking to make a mark in the transfer market. You can find all the official deals and gossip here. TOP STORY: PSG beats Barca's offer for Messi Although Lionel Messi is now a free agent after the conclusion of his contract, Barcelona remain confident that he will stay. This was previously reported by ESPN's Sam Marsden, Moises Llorens, and ESPN's Moises Llorens. But, other clubs may try to attract the Argentine to Camp Nou. AS suggested that Paris Saint-Germain make an offer to the 34-year-old. They have already signed Georginio Wisseldum, a former Liverpool midfielder, on a transfer for free. And they are very close to signing Sergio Ramos, former Real Madrid captain, and Gianluigi Donnarumma, AC Milan goalkeeper. They are willing to spend 70m on Inter Milan full-back Achraf Haikimi. Even so, Messi is still a dream signing. Club president Nasser al-Khelaifi wanted Messi to join him since taking over at PSG. PSG made a financial offer to Barcelona to make this possible. They are unlikely to receive a reply from Messi as he is focused on Argentina's Copa America campaign. While the Parisians are prepared to wait for the tournament to end, it is not clear if they will be able stop Messi from staying at Barcelona. - Watch ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. Only) - Do you not have ESPN? Instant access LIVE BLOG 13.40 BST: Sebastian Soto, forward for the United States, has moved to FC Porto on a season-long loan from Norwich City. Soto, 20 years old, moved from Hannover 96 to Norwich last summer and was loaned out to Telstar in the Netherlands. He was then brought back to Norwich in January to play in the under-23 squad. He made two appearances on the senior United States side. 13.27 BST: Arsenal and Liverpool are monitoring Renato Sanches (Lille midfielder) according to L'Equipe. 23-year-old Sanches made headlines after he played for Portugal in their win at Euro 2016. He was just 18. After he secured a transfer to Bayern Munich for a potential 80m, he failed to make it and spent time at Swansea on loan before moving to Lille for 25m in 2019. Despite Belgium's exit at the round of 16, the Portugal international performed well at Euro 2020. He's now back on the transfer radar. 12.55 PM BST: The Athletic reports that Arsenal defender William Saliba will be going on loan to Marseille again. Saliba (20 years old) was signed from Saint-Etienne two years ago for $30m. He has not played competitive football for his new club, and has been on loan at Saint-Etienne, Nice, and then back at Saint-Etienne. Saliba wants to play in the first team, as Arsenal made a 50m deal to sign Ben White, Brighton & Hove Albion's centre-back. According to the report, Saliba was being pursued by interest from England, France and Spain. Lille, Newcastle United, Marseille and Lille were among the top contenders for his signature. According to reports, the France youth international has chosen Marseille. The Ligue 1 side will now attempt to reach a deal with Arsenal. This should not prove to be a problem. 12.10 BST: Cagliari has announced that Kevin Strootman, a Marseille-based student, has been signed by Cagliari on a temporary basis with the option to permanently sign. Strootman, 31, was signed from Roma to Marseille for 25m in 2018. He had previously suffered damage to his anteriorcruciate ligament. From January last year, he was on loan with Genoa in Serie A. He made 18 appearances. 11.30 PM BST: Should Man United retain Paul Pogba or should they try to move him to Juventus or Real Madrid play 1:23 Ogden - Pogba could be a liability for Man United Mark Ogden believes that Paul Pogba lacks defensive discipline to comfortably fit into Manchester United's team. 10.32 BST: Goal claims that Arsenal may be interested in Sergio Ramos' signing and has "requested to be kept informed regarding any future negotiations regarding the former Real Madrid captain." Ramos, 35 years old, is now a free agent. He has left Madrid, after failing to agree to extend his 16-year spanish stay. ESPN reported that Paris Saint-Germain is in advanced negotiations with Ramos, while Bayern Munich and Manchester City are also keeping an eye on the situation. Ramos would like a two-year contract, but PSG only offer one year with the possibility of mutual content. Also, his wages should be lower than what Ramos was earning in Spain or what he would have made if he had stayed at Bernabeu. Arsenal might not be the most glamorous place to land, but they may be able offer him at least a two-year contract. 10.03 BST: Inter Milan's Marcelo Brozovic, a midfielder, is being watched by Manchester United, according to La Repubblica. Brozovic, 28 years old, has been associated with Liverpool in the recent past. He is available for 30m when his contract expires 2022. Barcelona is also said to be interested in the Croatia international because of his contract situation. 09.22 BST: England forward Nikita Paarris signed for Arsenal from Lyon, according to the Women's Super League club (WSL) on Friday. The deal, which is worth 80,000 and includes 20,000 potential bonuses, has seen the 27-year old sign for Arsenal. The former WSL top scorer is currently with Team GB in Tokyo 2020. He will also link up with Team GB's north London side later this summer for preseason. After two seasons in France, Parris returned to the WSL where she won the Coupe de France Feminine and Trophee des Championnes UEFA Women's Champions Leagues, as well as the Trophee der Championnes Women's International Champions Cup. ICYMI: 09.00 BST: Sources tell ESPN that Nuno Espirito Sante, the new Tottenham head coach, wants to meet Harry Kane after Euro 2020. Spurs have appointed Nuno to their team on Wednesday following a long and difficult managerial search. They discussed the vacancy during this time with many candidates after they sacked Jose Mourinho in April 19. After leaving Wolves last season by mutual consent, the 47-year old was granted a free agency and was accepted after further discussions in London with Fabio Paratici, managing director of football, and Daniel Levy, chairman of Wolves. After the England captain expressed his desire to leave the club this year, Kane will have to convince Kane that his future lies in north London. play 1:20 Is a 2-year Ramos contract a mistake for PSG Ale Moreno asks Sergio Ramos about his fitness before he moves to PSG. PAPER GOSSIP (by Danny Lewis According to the Mail, Toby Alderweireld indicated that he would like Tottenham Hotspur to be sold. Nuno Espirito Sante, the new manager, is open to allowing the sale. The news is accompanied by the suggestion that Spurs may be looking to sign Joachim Andersen from Denmark, who was on loan from Fulham last season. The North Londoners are also interested in Jules Kounde from Sevilla FC and Takehiro Tomiyasu of Bologna. Calciomercato reports that AC Milan is looking to fill the offensive void created by Hakan Calhanoglu's departure to Inter. They see Dusan Tadic, Ajax Amsterdam's, as the man to do this. It is possible that they even had initial contact with Eredivisie champions about their captain. The Serbian has played various attacking roles and it is believed that he could be a good partner for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Bild reports that Borussia Dortmund is hoping to sign Marcel Halstenberg (RB Leipzig defender) as a Borussia Dortmund player. According to Bild, BVB has offered 8 million while RB Leipzig is looking for 12m. He is expected to leave the club this summer, as there are only one years left on his contract at 29. Fabrizio Romano reports that Eintracht Frankfurt is close to securing Santos Rafael Santos Borre to replace Andre Silva, following his departure to RB Leipzig. After his River Plate contract ended, the deal for the Colombian international is nearly done. L'Equipe reports that Mamadou Sakho will join Montpellier's Ligue 1 team. After his Crystal Palace contract expired, the ex-Liverpool centreback is now free to sign as a free agent. He had received offers from Asia, but would prefer to return to France.


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