Löw to Madrid? (Goal)
Bayern Munich star David Alaba might not be the only big name headed to Real Madrid this summer. According to a report from Goal, Joachim Löw is on the list candidates to replace Zinedine Zidane:
One of the alternatives that are contemplated is that of Raúl. His identification with the values of the club, his impact on the fans and his evolution with Juvenil A and Castilla are exciting in the offices. They also like (Joachim) Löw , who will stop managing Germany when the Eurocup ends, and Allegri , currently free. They are two profiles that always attracted Florentino Pérez.
If you remember, Löw dropped an Easter egg a few weeks back when he said he was going to be working on his Spanish. Obviously, that means nothing in reality, but the 2014 World Cup winner is probably aware that his name will be linked to plenty of jobs over the summer.
Nagelsmann...pretty in pink? (@IHeartHansi2)
The minute I saw this picture, I had The Psychedelic Furs ringing in my head:
Pink isn’t just a color, it’s an attitude pic.twitter.com/XwI2lge9iV— Hansi Flick Fans 6x (@IHeartHansi2) May 6, 2021
PSG joins Bayern in scoping Barca’s Emerson (PSG Talk)
Just a few days ago, Bayern Munich was very loosely linked to FC Barcelona prospect Emerson, who is currently on loan at Real Betis. If the Bavarians truly want the right-back, they might have to prepare for a bidding war:
Paris Saint-Germain wants to upgrade their right-back position, and one name that the French giants have circled is FC Barcelona’s Emerson Royal, who is on loan to Real Betis.
A few days ago, the capital club sent a €15-million offer for the 22-year-old, but it appears to be an offer that the Spanish side won’t even entertain. Mundo Deportivo has reported that Barcelona turned down an offer from AC Milan around €23-million, so they’re looking for a better offer.
One club that potentially could provide an offer that will grab Barcelona’s attention is FC Bayern Munich. According to Sky Sport (via UOL Esporte), the German giants could be looking at Emerson to upgrade their right-back position.
Konate to LFC? (Sky)
Numerous reports are stating that RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate is headed to Liverpool, but nothing official has been announced as of yet:
Ibrahima Konate has agreed to join Liverpool on a five-year deal, according to talkSPORT. It’s claimed the Reds are poised to trigger the £30m release clause in the RB Leipzig centre-back’s contract ahead of a summer move to Anfield.
Kramaric not concerned with future just yet (kicker)
Hoffenheim star Andrej Kramaric is not going to sweat his future until after the season is over:
Although his contract with TSG Hoffenheim is only valid until June 30, 2022, Andrej Kramaric (29) feels no urge to clarify his future early on. “My contract is still running for more than a year. We don’t have to stress ourselves,” said the striker in TSG’s club magazine. “Of course I think about it a lot, but first the focus is on the rest of the season. After that we will have more discussions and see what happens. I can only emphasize again and again how comfortable I feel here. The move to TSG was the best that has ever happened to me.”
Kramaric, of course, was linked to Bayern Munich earlier this season.
Thuavin to...Mexico? (Transfer Market Web)
Could Olympique Marseille star Florian Thauvin leave the European game for Mexico? One report says Thauvin could be headed to Tigres UANL:
Parting ways with Olympique de Marseille, on a free move, once and for all, 28-year old French attacking midfielder/winger Florian Thauvin, according to latest TMW rumours, is about to join Tigres UANL. Upon such a move, Thauvin, tracked by many European clubs, and recently approached by Napoli, is reuniting with fellow countryman and former teammate of his Pierre-André Gignac.
That time Zinchenko plowed a trophy (Instragram — skysports)
Three years ago yesterday, Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko lost some awareness points on his FIFA rating:
Fire Hazard? (@ESPNFC)
Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard found himself in hot water with Real Madrid fans — and the club itself — when caught being a little too happy after Los Blancos lost to Chelsea:
The images of Eden Hazard joking with Chelsea players after Real Madrid's UCL loss has generated a "monumental" anger at the club, sources have told ESPN. pic.twitter.com/o0vbVYAwpw— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 6, 2021