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Bordeaux formalizes its new coach

The Girondins officially have their new coach. While David Guion was laid off a few days ago, the Scapular club announced this Thursday the arrival of Albert Riera. The Spanish technician, who was stationed at NK Celje (Slovenian D1), signs until June 2025. He played two seasons at the club during his playing career, between 2003 and 2005.

It’s official for Galtier at Al-Duhail

As announced by RMC Sport on October 3, Christophe Galtier signed up with Al-Duhail in Qatar. The former PSG coach, without a club since his departure last summer, was made official this Thursday in his new role.

The Spanish press relaunches the Zidane trail for Ancelotti’s succession at Real Madrid

While the departure of Carlo Ancelotti looms at the end of the season, Real Madrid would seriously consider bringing back Zinédine Zidane, assures El Chiringuito. According to the Spanish television show, the arrival of the 1998 world champion could facilitate the arrival of Kylian Mbappé.

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Camavinga extends to Real

As announced by several foreign media, RMC Sport is able to confirm the contract extension of Eduardo Camavinga at Real Madrid.

Initially linked with the Merengue club until 2025, the French midfielder extended it for an additional three years, until 2028. In addition to a salary increase, the 20-year-old Frenchman saw his release clause increase to one billion euros.

Benzema justifies his surprise choice to sign in Saudi Arabia

Karim Benzema explained this Wednesday why he preferred to sign in Saudi Arabia during the summer transfer window rather than extend at Real Madrid. The French striker shared his joy after his debut in the Gulf.

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Real: Camavinga extended with an XXL clause?

Well established in the Carlo Ancelotti version of Real Madrid, Eduardo Camavinga would have been rewarded for his good performances with a new contract. According to the journalist’s information Fabrizio Romano or that of the radio COPEthe 20-year-old Frenchman signed an extension with the Madrid club until June 2028 instead of 2025.

In addition to a salary increase, Eduardo Camavinga would now have a release clause set at one billion euros. The Merengue would also have extended their Uruguayan midfielder Federico Valverde.

Chelsea ready to pounce on Osimhen in January

Not qualified on the European scene and only eleventh in the Premier League this season, Chelsea should continue their major recruitment during the winter transfer window. After spending more than 450 million euros during the summer, the London club would be ready to take out the checkbook for Victor Osimhen, whose future in Naples remains uncertain.

According to information from ESPN, the Blues insistently follow the Nigerian from Naples despite the arrivals of Christopher Nkunku (knee injury) and Nicolas Jackson during the off-season. Still according to ESPN, the Englishman from Brentford Ivan Toney constitutes another avenue in attack for Todd Boehly’s Chelsea.

Verratti gives the reasons for his departure from PSG

After eleven seasons at PSG, Marco Verratti left the capital this summer after the arrival of Luis Enrique. In an interview with L’Equipe, the Italian midfielder presented the reasons given by the Spanish coach to push him towards the exit.

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Hello everyone,

Welcome to the new live commentary dedicated to news and rumors from the transfer window (for the catch-up session if you missed older news, it’s here). The 2023-2024 season is still long but the clubs are already preparing their future recruitment. In France, Albert Riera will quickly become the new coach of Bordeaux while the name of Mehdi Benatia is circulating insistently in Marseille to become sports director after the departure of Javier Ribalta.

In Europe, the future of Rudi Garcia in Naples remains uncertain even if Antonio Conte denied the persistent rumors about him. His MLS season already over, Lionel Messi is not expected to freelance in Saudi Arabia this winter.

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