Spanish football evening headlines: Atletico Madrid complete Rodrigo de Paul deal, Barcelona open to Ronald Koeman extension and Renato Sanches’ Camp Nou price war

Spanish football evening headlines for July 12th

Atletico Madrid confirm Rodrigo de Paul deal

Rodrigo de Paul

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has completed his first summer signing as he look to build his squad ahead of the new campaign.

The club released a statement on Monday to confirm the signing of midfielder Rodrigo de Paul from Serie A club Udinese.

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Barcelona open to extending Ronald Koeman’s contract

Ronald Koeman

Barcelona will offer manager Ronald Koeman a contract extension ahead of the new 2021/22 La Liga season.

Koeman’s immediate future was secured, following key talks with club president Joan Laporta last month, and he could now sign a deal to remain in charge until 2024.

Read more here.

Barcelona cannot afford Renato Sanches deal

Renato Sanches

Barcelona continue to be interested in a summer move for Lille star Renato Sanches but the Catalans cannot afford a deal.

His eye catching return to prominence has attracted interest in the 23-year-old with clubs from across Europe displaying an interest in a €35m deal.

However, despite Koeman expressing a rumoured keenness in making a move, reports from Le10 Sport claim they are unable to raise the funds for a potential move.

Read more here.

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Tags Diego Simeone Renato Sanches Rodrigo De Paul Ronald Koeman


  1. M adam says:

    Welcomto R koeman 2024 contract

  2. gascony says:

    so who caused this debt of FC🤔 Barcelona? l still don’t get it!!

    1. Whatever says:

      Ask am now abi I dey fight with laporta

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