Umtiti still pushed out of Barça, Aouar who reconsiders his aborted transfer from Lyon or Vieira under pressure in Nice: find all the information of the transfer window football this Tuesday, December 1, 2020.
Everton candidate for Umtiti (Barcelona)
Since the 2018 World Cup and his coronation with the France team, Samuel Umtiti has disappeared from the radar. The central defender (27), whose left knee has been squealing for a very long time, has not been able to play a single minute with FC Barcelona this season. A return to Lyon, its training club, did not take place last summer due to too high a salary, estimated at 335,000 euros per month. According to Mundo Deportivo, Barça are still trying to sell him by all means, with a price set at € 12m. A club would have chosen to recruit the French next January: Everton, under the leadership of his coach Carlo Ancelotti. 8th in the Premier League, the Toffees are experiencing major defensive problems with 20 goals conceded in their last 11 matches. For his part, Umtiti has returned to training and could even play again with Barça, who however wants to offload his salary in order to limit the consequences of the crisis.
The best of Umtiti at FC Barcelona
Aouar claims to have “lived well” his false departure from OL
Almost all of the lights were green last summer. Houssem Aouar did not leave Lyon for Arsenal despite persistent rumors, and at the microphone of RMC, the 22-year-old attacking midfielder claims to have “lived well” this period of uncertainty which “is part of the life of a footballer”. “I do not see how I could be unhappy in my city, in my club, he said a few days after being removed from the Lyon group for a match. I am very happy to be here, I have made the decision to stay in my training club, I savor every day that presents itself. All I want is to put the club back in its place with my teammates. ” Aouar, who became a French international this year, is under contract with OL until June 2023.
Thuram declares his love for Mönchengladbach
With his compatriot Alassane Pléa, Marcus Thuram forms a fiery duo under the jersey of Borussia Mönchengladbach. The French striker (23) was even called up by Didier Deschamps this year, and thanks the German club for it. “Borussia has allowed me to take many steps in my career,” he said in the columns of Kicker. I play the Champions League and I made the big jump in the national team. And in Gladbach, I grew not only as a player, but also as a person. ” Linked to Gladbach until 2023, Thuram claims to be “100%” involved with Borussia: “I am very happy to be here. I haven’t spoken to any other club. ” What to calm any rumor of a possible departure, for the moment.
Thuram’s double against Real Madrid on October 27 (2-2)
Rennes “advance” to extend Camavinga
Aged 18 since November 10, Eduardo Camavinga can now sign long-term contracts, he who is linked to Stade Rennais until 2022. Discussions have been started, but the president of the Breton club, Nicolas Holveck, has remained mysterious in the columns of West France. “We exchange, we move forward, he assured. But I’m not used to revealing how these kinds of negotiations go. He is in contract until 2022 and in the end it is Eduardo who is master of the game and of his future. ” The French midfielder parted ways with his agent Moussa Sissoko this month, revealed Foot Mercato, and it is now his father who represents him. Even a contract extension at Rennes should not silence the rumors about Real Madrid’s interest in the young player.
Nice: Vieira in the hot seat
Almost eliminated in the Europa League and 11th in Ligue 1, OGC Nice is not up to expectations this season. His coach, Patrick Vieira, is under fire from critics, and not only from outside the club. According to Nice morning, President Jean-Pierre Rivère came down to the locker room after the setback at home against Dijon (1-3) to shake the walls. The team confirms that the support of the leaders, including that of the director of football Julien Fournier, could soon reach its limits. If Nice do not want to rush anything, the lack of confidence of the players would be considered alarming. There is an emergency for Vieira (44), who arrived on the Côte-d’Azur in the summer of 2018.