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Now the transfer window has closed, Manchester United transfer target Antoine Griezmann’s release clause has dropped back to €100m (£91.5m). His new contract signed in June put it at €200m (£183m) during the last transfer window to put off potential suitors as Atletico Madrid would have been unable to replace him due to a transfer registration ban. (Marca)

Chelsea registered Diego Costa in their Premier League squad to avoid legal problems, but don’t expect the forward, who is currently in Brazil after falling out with Antonio Conte, to play. (Mundo Deportivo)

Liverpool set a price of €200m (£183m) for Philippe Coutinho two hours before the transfer window closed. Barcelona don’t believe they wanted to sell, but they only did it as a manoeuvre to say to Philippe Coutinho that the Catalan club didn’t want to pay the money it would take to sign him. (Sport)

Santi Cazorla isn’t considering retirement despite being left out of Arsenal’s 25-man Premier League squad due to an ankle injury that’s seen him out of action since last October. (AS)

New Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele says he started to be a fan of the club after Andres Iniesta scored the goal to knock Chelsea out of the Champions League at the semi-final stage in 2009. (Sport)


Sporting Lisbon president Nuno Saraiva has accused West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan of lying for claiming that his side was offered William Carvalho on Deadline Day. (Record)

Rui Fonte admits he was in tears when he left Braga, where he was captain, to sign for Fulham. (O Jogo)


Former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel laughed and refused to answer when he was asked about whether Chelsea’s interest in him earlier this summer was real. (Sport Bild)

RB Leipzig striker Jean-Kevin Augustin has been sent home from the France Under-21 squad for disciplinary reasons. (Kicker)


Out of contract Cristian Zaccardo is a Inter Milan and Lazio transfer target, with both clubs failing to strengthen their defence adequately this summer. The former AC Milan centre-back is a free agent and has been trying to look for a new club via LinkedIn. (Tuttosport)

After keeping hold of Andrea Belotti, who had been subject of Chelsea transfer rumours, Torino president Urbano Cairo says he sees no limits for the club and hopes they can push for Europe. (Tuttosport)


Diego Rolan, who was turned down a move to Fulham this summer, this summer has agreed to join Deportivo La Coruna at the end of the season. That’s despite him only signing for Malaga on a season-long loan from Bordeaux last Monday. (L’Equipe)



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