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Real Madrid and Barcelona Transfer Talk – Tuesday
- Updated: 13 June, 2012
Inter full back Maicon has emerged as the man most likely to fill the club’s need for a new right back, with Madrid’s first offer likely to be around 5m euros. (Marca)
Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he ‘cried a lot’ after the club’s Champions League semi final exit to Bayern Munich last April. (various)
The departures of Hamit Altintop and Lassana Diarra are being held up by the players’ wage demands, with both seeking to earn more than their current wage in the Spanish capital. (Marca)
Angel di Maria has signed a new improved contract which ties him to the club until 2018, longer than any other player in the current squad. He will now earn around 3m euros a year. (variouis)
Reserve side Castilla have made their first signing in readiness for their Segunda campaign, with Lucena midfielder Quini joining on a two year deal. (AS)
With number one transfer target Thiago Silva now looking certain to join Paris St Germain, ‘los azulgrana’ are turning their attentions to Javi Martinez. Arsenal defender Thomas Vermanelen, Dortmund’s Mats Humels and PSG’s Mamadou Sakho are alo being considered. (Mundo Deportivo)
Once Thiago has signed, Brazilian right back Dani Alves will become the number one transfer target for the cash rich French league runners-up. (Sport)
The club have also enquired about the availability of Villarreal striker Nilmar, who will be available for significantly less than his 24m euro contract release fee after the club’s relegation to Segunda. (Mundo Deportivo)
Barca B first choice keeper Mino has joined Mallorca on a free transfer. (Mundo Deportivo)
Sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has signed a new contract, tieing him to the club until at least 2014. (various)Follow @icentrocampista