Euro Papers: Sevilla’s Ever Banega to Arsenal?

The latest rumours from across Europe, including reports suggesting Unai Emery wants to bring Ever Banega to Arsenal.

Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured the European media to round up the latest transfer news and big stories…


New Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to bring Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega to the Emirates and could sign the Argentinian for the £18m fee stipulated by a release clause in his contract. (Estadio Deportivo)

Juventus are leading a number of European clubs in the hunt for Uruguayan central defender Diego Godin. The Atletico Madrid star is entering the final year of his contract and could be signed for as little as £18m due to a clause in his contract. (AS)

Thomas Tuchel has decided that full-back Yuri Berchiche will not feature in his plans at Paris Saint-Germain this season and will allow the Spaniard to move to Athletic Bilbao in the coming weeks. (Marca)

Villarreal may be forced into finding cover for senior Serbian international Antonio Rukavina this summer and could turn to Schalke defender Coke Andujar. The Spaniard caught the eye of the La Liga side whilst on loan at Levante last season. (Marca)

Barcelona are still looking for a new sponsor to help cover their playing budget and could turn once again to Qatar Airways. In a deal that would be worth between £7-9m for the Catalan giants, the club’s board of directors are hoping to conclude advanced talks after previous discussions with Russian airline Aeroflot didn’t work out. (Marca)


Lazio are prepared to offer Arsenal target Gelson Martins a five-year contract worth £2.2m a year in the hope of convincing the Portuguese forward to move to Italy rather than the Premier League. (Corriere dello sport)

Inter players Nicolo Zaniolo and Davide Santon have both arrived at Roma to conclude moves to the capital club. Each player was included in exchange for the transfer of Radja Nainggolan to the Milan side. (Corriere dello sport)

Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has increased Marek Hamsík’s asking price to £35m, in light of Chinese clubs showing a clear desire to sign the Slovakian international. (Gazetta dello Sport)

Inter coach Luciano Spalletti has once again stated that Chelsea target Mauro Icardi will not be leaving the club and is an “important player” for the manager’s plans this season. (Tuttomercato)


Real Madrid may attempt to lure Bayern Munich into selling star striker Robert Lewandowski by offering Karim Benzema and a number of other Bernabeu stars in exchange for the Polish striker. (Kicker)

Eintracht Frankfurt have admitted they may be powerless to stop Omar Mascarell leaving the clubs this summer if Real Madrid opt to use their £3.5m buy-back option. The Spanish midfielder is also wanted by Bundesliga giants Schalke. (Kicker)

Arsenal target Abdou Diallo is expected to complete his move to Borussia Dortmund in the coming days. The French central defender is set to sign a contract with the Bundesliga club until 2023 and could cost as much as £25m. (SportBild)


PSG may be on the verge of offering Marco Verratti yet another contract upgrade in their hopes of stopping any interest from Barcelona. The Italian midfielder current nets an annual salary of £6.6m but would see that rise to £8m in any new deal. (Le 10 Sport)

Liverpool target Nabil Fekir could end up staying at Lyon for another season, according to the club’s president Jean-Michel Aulas. In a recent interview the Ligue 1 boss stated that the club had the means to hold on to their star player if need be. (L’Equipe)