Expected at PSV Eindhoven, Walter Benitez confirms his departure from Nice
Walter Benitez and Nice, it’s over. After six seasons under the colors of the Côte d’Azur, the Franco-Argentinian goalkeeper is leaving the Gym. “It’s hard to write what I’m feeling right now. Thank you to everyone who made me love this jersey. I thought we would be a few more years together. Despite everything and after six beautiful years, my last day has arrived. I’m not going to say “goodbye” to you… I say “see you soon” because Nice once, Nice forever“, he says, he whose contract was coming to an end. Benitez, 29, joined the OGCN in 2016 from Argentina and the Quilmes club. He kept Nice goals 188 times (231 goals conceded, 55 clean sheets). His next destination? He doesn’t mention it in his message, but Ruud Nistelroy did it for him: the new PSV Eindhoven coach has indeed confirmed that Benitez is already in the Netherlands and that he will undergo medical examinations on Monday.
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Umtiti to raise with a promoted in La Liga?
The president of the Girona board of directors, Pere Guardiola, was a guest on the airwaves of the radio Padlock Ser this Monday. He was asked about the ambitions of the promoted in La Liga, in particular vis-à-vis the transfer window. The name of the French defender Samuel Umtiti has been advanced. “We don’t rule it out“, replied “with a smile– as reported by our colleagues – Pere Guardiola, brother of Pep, Manchester City coach. Former OL, the 28-year-old world champion is under contract until 2026 at FC Barcelona. He has only played one game in the past season.
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PSG: Inter opens the door to a departure from Skriniar
Milan Skriniar at PSG? In any case, this is the plan of Luis Campos, new football advisor for the capital club, according to multiple sources. A target all the more attainable as Inter Milan has empty coffers and must find 80 M€ this summer. As a result, the boss of the Lombard club, Beppe Marotta, questioned by the Ray on the hypothesis of a departure of the Slovenian central back in Paris, does not hide that it is “most likely“in defense that he will be”compelled to act“. “It is more difficult to replace an attacker than a defender“, Details Mr. Marotta, ensuring that he is already involved in “find alternatives“. It could be Torino’s Brazilian defender Bremer, “world class player” who has “all (his) attention“. To believe the Gazetta dello Sport, PSG have already seen an offer of €50m rejected by Inter, who could be tempted to €70m. There is also talk of an annual salary of € 7.7 million which would await the 27-year-old player, under contract until 2023, on the banks of the Seine.
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