Liverpool has reached an agreement with Brighton for the signing of defensive midfielder Moises Caicedo, with a reported transfer fee of £110m. Talks are now underway to finalize personal terms with the 21-year-old Ecuador international. Lyon’s Karl Toko-Ekambi is set to join Abha in a deal worth €1.7m, and Real Madrid is interested in signing Eintracht Frankfurt’s Randal Kolo Muani. PSG and Neymar are in talks to resolve the player’s future, while Manchester City is considering Jeremy Doku as a replacement for Riyad Mahrez. Montpellier’s Elye Wahi is a potential option for PSG to replace Kylian Mbappe. Adam Brown reported
Take a look at our comprehensive guide to the Saudi Pro League season, available in its entirety by clicking here. As the summer transfer window enters its final month, there are still numerous signings to be made. In this article, we provide you with the latest transfer gossip and assess the likelihood of these transfer rumors becoming a reality.
Liverpool and Brighton have reportedly reached an agreement for the acquisition of defensive midfielder Moises Caicedo. According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, the two clubs have agreed on a British record transfer fee of £110m, surpassing the previous record set by Enzo Fernandez’s move to Chelsea for £106.8m. Talks are now expected to take place to finalize personal terms with the 21-year-old Ecuador international, with the aim of completing the deal by Friday.
French publication L’Equipe reports that Lyon and Cameroon international Karl Toko-Ekambi are nearing a move to the Saudi Pro League. The 30-year-old forward is said to be joining Abha in a deal worth €1.7million, and the transfer is expected to be finalized in the coming days. Toko-Ekambi contributed six goals in 19 Ligue 1 matches last season.
Real Madrid is reportedly interested in signing Eintracht Frankfurt and France star Randal Kolo Muani. With Karim Benzema’s departure to Al Ittihad, Carlo Ancelotti’s side is in search of a new striker, and Kolo Muani, 24, has emerged as a target for Los Blancos. The French forward was involved in 26 goals in 32 Bundesliga matches last season.
We also bring you an update on the top Saudi Pro League signings so far. Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Al Nassr in January marked the beginning of a series of high-profile transfers. The Portuguese superstar scored 14 goals in his first 16 Saudi Pro League games.
Paris Saint-Germain and Neymar are currently in talks to resolve the Brazilian forward’s future. Both PSG and Neymar are keen on a departure from the Parc des Princes this summer, with interest arising from Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal and an MLS club. However, Neymar’s preferred destination, Barcelona, has yet to make a decision regarding a potential move.
Manchester City is considering Belgian winger Jeremy Doku as a potential replacement for Riyad Mahrez, who recently joined Al Ahli in the Saudi Pro League. Doku, who currently plays for Rennes in Ligue 1, made 29 appearances and contributed eight goals last season.
In other PSG news, Montpellier striker Elye Wahi is being considered as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe. PSG is hesitant to field Mbappe unless he signs a new contract, leading them to explore alternative options. Wahi, 20, has impressed at Montpellier and has attracted interest from Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
Please note that the information provided is accurate as of August 11, 2023, at 7:37 AM..