Transfer Talk: Espanyol Reject Offer For Wakaso

first_imgTransfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Ghanaian players during the summer 2013 transfer window.Spanish side Espanyol have confirmed that they have rejected a €4.5 million (£3.9m) offer from an unnamed European club for Wakaso Mubarak. However, a sale has not been ruled out completely by the club, though it is thought it will have to take a bid of around €8 million (£6.9m) for Espanyol to even begin to consider letting him leave.(Sky Sports)Swansea City are going to face stiff competition from Russian duo Anzhi Makhachkala and Rubin Kazan if they are to sign coveted Espanyol winger Wakaso Mubarak.Swans boss Michael Laudrup was thought to be using his Spanish links once again to land the 22-year-old, but could be scuppered at the 11th hour by the clubs from Russia.Juventus, Everton and Inter Milan have all also shown interest in the past but it looked as if Laudrup would make the move and pay out the £4.3m required to tempt Espanyol into selling( are keen on Evian’s 3million euro-rated midfielder Rabiu Mohammed but face competition from Benfica. Mohammed is expected to leave Evian during the summer and Fulham officials are believed to have held talks with the French side regarding a potential deal. However, Portuguese giants Benfica are also believed to have opened discussions with Evian and Fulham boss Martin Jol could face a battle to capture the highly-rated 23-year-old. Both Fulham and Benfica are willing to match Evian’s 3million euro asking price, while Marseille have also been credited with an interest in Mohammed.Goalkeeper Richard ‘Olele’ Kingson has signed a one-year deal for Cypriot club Doxa Katokopia.July 6 –Chievo have officially signed Maxwell Boadu Acosty from Fiorentina. The midfielder arrives on loan with an option to buy 50 per cent of his contract from Fiorentina. Acosty spent last season on loan at Juve Stabia, where the 21-year-old amassed 37 Serie B appearances. Ishmael Yartey has quit French Ligue 1 side Sochaux and returns to Switzerland to join Sion in a four year deal.Youth international Bright Addae has joined Slovenian side Nogometno Drustvo Gorica on a season-long loan deal from Parma. The 2009 FIFA Under-20 World Cup winner spent last season on loan at Crotone where he made 12 appearances in the Serie B. Parma manager Roberto Donadoni wants the former Wa All Stars player for first team experiencJuly 5 — Liverpool have ended their pursuit of Porto winger Christian Atsu and will put faith in youngsters instead, according to a report. Atsu had been heavily linked with a move to Anfield, but the Liverpool Echo claims that manager Brendan Rodgers will now turn to the current crop of promising youngsters.The two top clubs in Portugal, Benifica & Porto, have expressed interest in U-20 star Moses Odjer . Scouts from both clubs were in Turkey to watch the attacking midfielder help Ghana beat Portugal in the ongoing U-20 tournament. ( Journal report that Inter Milan have told Sunderland to forget about landing Alfred Duncan on a permanent basis however they would consider a season-long loan move for the player. Former Arsenal and Spartak Moscow winger Quincy Owusu-Abeiye is attracting interest from newly promoted Cardiff City.Italian side Sampdoria could snap up Afriyie Acquah for next season. Acquah, who had an ill-fated spell at German Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim, is set to be loaned out for the upcoming campaign. ( Daniel Opare could be on his way to Tottenham Hotspurs following a recommendation from technical director Franco Baldini. The former Real Madrid youth player is currently playing his club football in Belgium with Standard LiegeCaleb Gomah has been handed a three-week trial by Scottish Premier League side St Mirren. The midfielder played at the 2013 African U17 Championship in Morocco where the Black Starlets failed to advance from the Group stage.Bristol City have turned down a bid of £850,000 for Ghana international Albert Adomah from former Premier League side Wigan Athletic.May & June Transferslast_img read more