Ronaldo who dreams of a return to Sporting, Memphis Depay seen in Barcelona or Tottenham who is thinking of keeping Gareth Bale: find all the information of the football transfer window for this Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
Juventus: Ronaldo, back to square one at Sporting?
Since Sunday, Juventus officially lost their title of Italian champion to Inter Milan. A new disappointment after the elimination in the knockout stages of the Champions League by FC Porto (2-1, 3-2), a year after the same snub against Lyon (1-0, 2-1). Add to that an economic uncertainty and the future of Cristiano Ronaldo, at the end of the contract in a year, becomes extremely unclear. Last March, the Gazzetta dello Sport revealed that “CR7” was waiting for sports guarantees before considering its future in Turin. In April, it became known that his former club, Manchester United, were ready to seize the opportunity for a comeback.
But according to the Portuguese daily Record, the five-time Ballon d’Or has decided: his desire is to end his career in his training club, at Sporting. The Lisbon team is heading towards a first league title since 2002. Ronaldo would be coached there by his former team-mate in selection, Ruben Amorim, who is 36 years old just like him. If several scenarios remain on the table, it is this one that has the favors of the Portuguese, believes Record.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s top 7 goals for Juventus
OL: Memphis reportedly looking for a home in Barcelona
Jean-Michel Aulas did not hide his pride in having kept Memphis Depay at the end of the last summer transfer window. The Lyon president had failed all the approaches of FC Barcelona for the Dutch striker (27), at the end of his contract with OL. Since then, the Catalan press has ensured that Memphis was still a target for Barça of Ronald Koeman, who had the player under his command when he led the selection of the Netherlands. This Tuesday, Mundo Deportivo made its front page on the Lyonnais: “Memphis is looking for a house in Barcelona.” The Dutchman was seen in Catalonia last Wednesday, in the district of Pedralbes. His arrival at Barça would be “not yet locked”, but on track therefore. Memphis Depay is currently wrapping up one of his best seasons of his career with 19 goals and 10 assists in 35 Ligue 1 appearances.
Dortmund: Sancho, a € 100 million exit voucher
After 17 goals and 16 assists in the Bundesliga last season, Jadon Sancho thought he was saying goodbye to Borussia Dortmund. But the transfer of the English winger (21) to Manchester United ultimately never took place. Simple part postponed? “We have a verbal agreement with Jadon since last year so that he is transferred under certain conditions”, revealed the Dortmund sporting director, Michael Zorc, at the microphone of the chain ARD last week. According to ESPN, the German club is waiting for a check for 100 M € to let go of Sancho. This is 20 M € less than what was mentioned last summer. Trained in Watford and then in Manchester City, Sancho is under contract with Dortmund until June 2023.
Jadon Sancho’s best with Dortmund in the German Cup
Tottenham set to extend Gareth Bale loan
Undesirable at Real Madrid, Gareth Bale relaunched on loan this season at Tottenham, where he had exploded in the eyes of the world between 2007 and 2013. The Welsh striker (31), author of a hat-trick last Sunday against Sheffield United (4-0), going through highs and lows in London. He said in March that he intended to return to Real once the season is over, before his agent calms things down. It will be up to him to choose, but according to the Daily Mail, Tottenham would not be against the idea of extending their loan for another year. Spurs, 6th in the Premier League, expect a transition season in 2021-22 and would welcome the idea of having a player with Bale’s talent and background in their squad. The decision will be left to the coach who will succeed José Mourinho, sacked 3 weeks ago.
MU: Soslkjaer hopes Pogba will stay
With a contract ending in a year, the question of Paul Pogba’s future risks becoming hot at Manchester United. “It’s over,” assassinated his agent Mino Raiola last December in the columns of Tuttosport, making the English club tremble. For the time being, nothing seems to have been acted on concerning the French environment (28 years old). “I always said about Paul that I liked leading him, that I liked to coach him, I like to talk to him and I also like to challenge him because he is a winner,” said his trainer Ole Gunnar. Solskjaer. The coach of the Red Devils took the time to say all the good he thought of the world champion who “has fun here” and who “has a smile on his face”. “I had him when he was a reservist and he knows I want him to stay,” added Solskjaer, who led the club’s reserve team between 2008 and 2010. It’s about creating a competitive environment in which we can all thrive, a competitive team fighting for trophies. ”
Paul Pogba’s top 5 goals with Juventus (2012-2016)