Football: Latest News - Lionel Messi Wants Neymar Back at Barcelona

Alex Campean

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:35 PM UTC

Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2019 1:35 PM UTC

Alex C brings you the latest news in the European football

<div><p>Gennaro Gattuso has resigned as <strong>AC Milan</strong> manager after failing to finish the Serie A in top 4. After both Gattuso and Leonardo left, the Italian giants are expected to sign <strong>former Rossoneri captain Paolo Maldini as their new technical director</strong>. He will be in charge of finding a new coach and management. Milan are expected to make the announcement in the next few days.</p><p>Despite winning the La Liga title, <strong>Lionel Messi</strong> is still very unhappy after being knocked-out of the Champions League semifinals losing the 2nd leg 4-0 on the road to Liverpool. He <strong>has reportedly requested the return of Neymar to Camp Nou</strong>. The board the fighting to sign Atletico’s striker Antoine Griezmann considering Neymar as their plan B. Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain’s owner Nasser Al Khelaifi is not willing to let the Brazil forward leave this summer, insisting Neymar is happy in Paris and that he’s one of the most important players for their project.</p><p><strong>Paul Pogba</strong> is reportedly keen to leave the Red Devils this summer being wanted by Real Madrid. But, according to Sky in Italy, the Serie A champs <strong>Juventus have started talks with Mino Raiola and with Manchester United over a potential deal for the World Cup champ</strong>. United are requesting £89 million for the player but Juventus will try to pay less and include some of their players as part of the deal. Pogba joined Juventus from Man United in 2012 but returned in the Premier League in 2016 for £89 million.</p><p>The Bundesliga champions <strong>Bayern Munich</strong> <strong>reportedly have £80 million bid for Leverkusen youngster Kai Harvetz</strong>. Despite this huge offer, Leverkusen rejected the move with the team spokesman saying to the media that “a transfer of Kai Harvetz is impossible and they Leverkusen won’t participate in speculation about any offers for the player” insisting he will not be leaving Leverkusen this summer.</p><p>Former Chelsea boss, <strong>Antonio Conte was officially unveiled as Luciano Spalletti’s replacement last Friday</strong>. The Italian giants could spend up to £178 million as they are set to refresh their squad and fight Juventus next season for the Serie A title. Their transfer list includes Romelu Lukaku, Federico Chiesa, Edin Dzeko, Nicolo Barella and Victor Moses.</p></div>
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