We round up the front and back pages across Europe, as Saturday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.
Barcelona have a plan to land Neymar and the star forward’s demands now appear to be known.
The Neymar saga is not yet over and it remains to be seen if the Brazil international will leave Paris Saint-Germain before the transfer window closes on September 2.
But Barcelona have a new plan to bring Neymar – who they sold to PSG for €222million two years ago – back to Camp Nou.
TOP STORY – BARCELONA HAVE NEYMAR PLAN AS STAR DEMANDS €35M PER SEASON
Barcelona have worked out a new formula to convince PSG to sell Neymar to them, according to Spanish newspaper Sport.
The LaLiga champions will offer cash and a player to the Ligue 1 giants this year and PSG can choose between either another player or more money in 2020, the report says.
Meanwhile, Neymar, 27, wants €35m net per season and a five-year deal, according to Spanish television show Jugones.
— Diario SPORT (@sport) August 23, 2019
– With Renato Sanches having left for Lille, Bayern Munich may be looking for a replacement. The Bundesliga champions remain interested in Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca, according to AS. However, Bayern want to pay €18m while the LaLiga side are hoping for Roca’s release clause – €40m.
— AS English (@English_AS) August 23, 2019
– Valencia are eyeing a move for Radamel Falcao after the Monaco striker ended talks with Galatasaray, reports AS. The Colombia international was heavily linked with a move to the Turkish giants, but Valencia may be looking for cover for Rodrigo, who could leave for Atletico Madrid.
– Also in Turkey, Rafinha is close to leaving Barcelona for Fenerbahce, according to O Jogo. Rafinha had been linked with a move to Valencia, but the 26-year-old could now be heading to Fenerbahce.
– Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has had few chances since joining PSG in 2018, but the forward has no plans to leave, according to L’Equipe. Lecce had been linked with a move for the Cameroon international.