Done Deals:

Samuel Umtiti:

The 28-year-old France defender Samuel Umtiti has signed a new contract at FC Barcelona until June 2026.

The central defender has agreed to lower his salary to help the club’s financial situation. Thanks to Umtiti lowering his salary, Barcelona can now register Ferran Torres {FC Barcelona}.

Lucas Digne:

The 25-year-old Everton full-back has agreed personal terms with Aston Villa on a long-term contract, according to talkSPORT.

The club are hopeful of completing a £25m move in the coming days/weeks.


Kylian Mbappe:

PSG’s France forward Kylian Mbappe could still turn down a move to Real Madrid and sign a new contract with the Ligue 1 giants.

Benoit Badiashile:

Newcastle United are in discussions with Monaco over a move for £35m-rated centre-back Benoit Badiashile, writes Daily Mail.

Patrick Schick:

Newcastle United are desperately trying to sign a striker before Saturday’s game against Watford.

Dominic Solanke, Patrick Schick, Chris Wood, Divock Origi and Sardar Azmoun have all been shortlisted, reports Sky Sports.