La Liga transfer roundup: Garcia update, Koeman confirms Depay interest, Partey to Arsenal, Levante midfielder as Partey alternative, Todibo offer, Sevilla announce two new signings, Rafinha to PSG
Eric Garcia transfer blow
Barcelona have dealt a blow in their pursuit of long-time target Eric Garcia. Manchester City have reportedly turned down an improved offer from the Catalan club for the centre-back.
Koeman confirms Depay interest
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed the interest in Lyon forward Memphis Depay. However, the transfer depends on the sale of Ousmane Dembele. Depay has agreed personal terms with Barca weeks ago.
Todibo wanted by Benfica
Barcelona outcast Jean-Clair Todibo has received a late offer from Benfica, who wants him to replace Ruben Dias. The Portuguese club is willing to sign the French centre-back on loan with no purchase option.
Rafinha to PSG
Barca fringe player Rafinha could move to PSG as Thomas Tuchel is interested in the midfielder. Both the clubs are said to be in talks over a deal.
Thomas Partey to Arsenal
Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey is reportedly closing in on a shock deadline-day transfer move to Arsenal. The Ghanese midfielder is set to fly to London to complete the paper works. Partey has cost Arsenal around 50m euros.
Jose Campana as Partey alternative
Atletico Madrid have identified Levante midfielder Jose Campana as an alternative to Partey. The Spanish midfielder, who has been called for this month’s Nations League, could be signed for 30m euros.
Sevilla sign Idrissi and Rekik
Sevilla have completed the signings of Ousamma Idrissi and Karim Rekik, with the former joining from AZ Alkmaar.