LIVE – Mercato: Textor rejects “fake news” and assures his takeover of the Olympics is still relevant

John Textor dismisses “fake news” and assures his takeover of the Olympics is still relevant

While rumors assure that OL will not be sold to John Textor, the Rhone club, contacted by RMC Sport, formally denies: “Based on the information provided by John Textor, OL Groupe believes that there is a sufficient probability that a closure will take place quickly.”

John Textor himself expressed himself on Twitter, indicating that it was “fake news”. “We have never deviated from our commitment to realize our investment in the Olympics. Please rely only on our public statements made through official channels and press releases.”

It would be complete for Endrick at Real Madrid

End of soap opera Endrick? According to journalist Fabrizio Romano of Sky SportsReal Madrid have completed the transfer of 16-year-old Brazilian gold nugget Endrick.

The various parties have a verbal agreement for a transfer in the summer of 2024. Real Madrid pays 60 million euros + 12 to Palmeiras. The goal is to sign all documents before the end of the month.

The young striker has only appeared in seven professional matches.

Ronaldo will decide his future after the World Cup

Contrary to what has been said in recent days in the press, there would be no agreement between Cristiano Ronaldo and the Saudi club Al-Nassr. According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Cristiano Ronaldo will not make any decision before the end of the World Cup in Qatar.

However, there is an offer from Al-Nassr for a contract of DKK 200 million. EUR per years until 2025.

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Pastore is struggling in Elche and is looking for a new club

Javier Pastore, who has played just one La Liga game with Elche this season, wants to find a new club. The former Paris Saint-Germain player (33) assured So Foot that he wanted “more playing time and continuity”.

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The Olympic sales soap opera continues… with Textor

It’s a soap opera that never ends. OL had set John Textor a deadline of Sunday and then Wednesday to get all the necessary documents for the sale. In a press release published on Thursday morning, OL Groupe gave the American businessman a new deadline (this time without setting a date). “Based on representations and strong assurances from Eagle Football and Mr. John Textor, the Sellers and the Company believed that, in light of the progress that had been made, there was sufficient likelihood that a closing would occur promptly.

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Gakpo is considering a move but has not been contacted by Manchester United

Cody Gakpo, author of an excellent World Cup with Holland that Manchester United curated last summer, says he had a bad experience of the transfer falling through. He is finally shining with PSV Eindhoven and is patiently waiting for a possible transfer, although the Red Devils have yet to return to attack.

“I learned from it,” he told Dutch media NRC. Does not. Then you can panic. I thought about Manchester United and I began to have doubts. Leeds United came and I wondered if I should go.

“Now I’m waiting for everything. I haven’t heard from Manchester United yet. When they come, I’ll think about it.”

Liverpool: Amrabat’s entourage would have met Klopp

Sofyan Amrabat (26), brilliant with Morocco during the World Cup, would interest several Premier League leaders, including Liverpool. According to Foot Mercato, the midfielder’s entourage even met Jürgen Klopp. But the Fiorentina player arouses the interest of many others, including Tottenham and Inter Milan.


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