Top Reports from Fabrizio Romano Today – July 8

In today’s football news update, we present the latest updates sourced from renowned sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano. Given the high level of activity among numerous clubs in the transfer market, there is a substantial amount of news to cover and report on. Here We Go!


David de Gea says goodbye

I’d would like to express my unwavering gratitude and appreciation for the love from the last 12 years”. “I took incredible pride everytime I pulled on this shirt, the biggest club in the world”. “Manchester will always be in my heart”.

Onana Close to Joining After De Gea’s Departure

After David de Gea’s farwell message, it’s all set for Manchester United final bid to sign André Onana 🚨
Deal really close as reported yesterday, just waiting for formal bid to be sent in the next days.
All parties expect deal to be 100% done next week. 🇨🇲

◉ Agreement with the player.
◉ Man Utd to send final bid soon.
◉ Man Utd want André to travel x USA.
◉ Deal expected to be done next week.

Donny Van de Beek Exploring Options to Leave

More on Donny van de Beek: he’s now exploring options to find new club this summer, as expected.
No contacts are taking place with AS Roma, as things stand. No negotiations despite reports.


Colwill Not for Sale

Chelsea position on Levi Colwill remains clear: not for sale, part of future project and new contract to be discussed again soon.

Chelsea Signs Ishe Samuels-Smith

Official, confirmed. Chelsea sign 17 yo defender Ishe Samuels-Smith from Everton for £4m 🔵 #CFC

“It was a shock to me because it all happened quickly, but I’m really glad to be here. It’s going to be a good experience coming into such a big club”, ISS says.


Barcelona have sent Athl. Paranaense all the contracts signed for Vitor Roque — just waiting on Brazilian club to send all documents countersigned and then time to announce the signing. 🔵🔴🇧🇷 #FCB
Contracts ready since Tuesday, formal steps left. Here we go, confirmed ✔️

Medical tests of Kim Min-jae as new FC Bayern player have been completed this week, as revealed. It was successfull — now time to sign documents.🔴🇰🇷 #FCBayern. Contract being checked then signed, valid until June 2028. Release clause to be triggered then club statement soon.

Edwin van der Sar will remain in intensive care for the time being.
His condition is stable but still concerning, club statement reports.
Ajax shares this information on behalf of Annemarie van der Sar, Edwin’s wife.

More on Yann Sommer. There’s an exit clause into his contract to let him leave for same fee invested by Bayern to sign him. Bayern have Mamardashvili on their list as new GK — as revealed earlier this week. Deal will depend on Valencia’s asking price.

Understand FC Bayern have already triggered the release clause for Kim Min jae yesterday — Napoli receive around €50m taxes included. 🚨🔴🇰🇷 #FCBayern. Just waiting on clubs to check and sign all the documents then it will be official. Medical done, here we go confirmed ✔️