Lionel Messi JOINS Inter Miami, Real Madrid to announce Jude Bellingham
In the latest transfer headlines, Lionel Messi is on the verge of joining Inter Miami in the MLS, Real Madrid icomplete the signing of Jude Bellingham and N Golo Kante is on his way to Al ittihad.
Transfer Round Up: In the biggest transfer headlines of the day, Lionel Messi is set to join MLS outifit Inter Miami, after being closely linked to a transfer to Barcelona. Real Madrid have also incurred some of the limelight as Jude Bellingham is schedculed for a medical after Dortmund agree on a 100M deal. At the same time, N’ Golo Kante is all set for a move from Chelsea to Saudi Pro League Champions Al Ittihad. Follow the transfer updates of the day here:
According to reports, Lionel Messi has chosen to sign with Inter Miami after Barcelona failed to secure a contract to bring the World Cup champion home.Earlier this week, Messi’s father acknowledged that his son preferred a return to Barcelona, but their dire financial condition ultimately prevented a contract from being finalised.
On June 30, Messi’s contract with Paris Saint-Germain will officially end, and the club has announced that he will leave. Since then, speculation over the 35-year-old’s upcoming transfer has increased as Barcelona officially increases their efforts to get him back to Camp Nou. Messi has recently come under intense pressure to sign with Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia, but he will now begin the next phase of his career in America.
Borussia Dortmund announced in a statement that it has reached an agreement to transfer England midfielder Jude Bellingham to Real Madrid for an initial sum of 103 million euros ($110.4 million). Based on Bellingham’s accomplishments and the level of sporting success Real achieves, the variable transfer compensation will not exceed about 30% of the initial amount, Dortmund said.
N’Golo Kante, a midfielder for Chelsea, has agreed to a two-year contract with Saudi Arabia’s top team, Al-Ittihad. The 32-year-old’s deal contains a one-year extension option. He won the 2018 World Cup with France.If all goes according to plan, Kante will play alongside fellow countryman Karim Benzema, who on Tuesday agreed to a three-year agreement with the Saudi team.