On the program of this JT Foot Mercato: the performance of Moroccan players at the World Cup impressed the recruiters of the biggest clubs in Europe, Spain changes coach and the new Vinícius controversy Junior.
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Morocco at the heart of the transfer market
Morocco's players are turning the transfer window upside down. Starting with
Sofyan Amrabat, which put the Premier League at its feet. Indisputable holder in the sentry post, the native of Huizen is under contract with Fiorentina until 2024, but surely not for very long. Indeed, according to our information, Sofyan Amrabat's entourage has already met Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp, eager to strengthen his midfield for the second half of the busy season to come. The meeting between the two parties was also positive, and the latter have planned to meet again after the 2022 World Cup. Still according to our sources, Tottenham, but also Inter Milan in Italy, are following its contractual situation carefully, as have other clubs in the English top flight. The other Star who could pack his bags soon is Hakim Ziyech. Since this summer, several clubs have offered loan offers to secure his services, which did not help the Blues. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, AC Milan is preparing an offer for the creative environment, with again a paid loan with a purchase option set at 15 M€. Then this World Cup could bring a nice jackpot to Angers. Sofiane Boufalhas desires elsewhere and would like to join La Liga as he told AS journalists. “ It's a championship in which I evolved and I hope to play there again one day. I think the league and football best match my quality. It's always a pleasure to watch the games there. It's football that I love.» The Angevin is almost 30 years old, his contract ends in June 2024, he would be tempted by a last challenge. And we will finish with his teammate in club and selection: Azzedine Ounahi. After the match against La Roja, he caught the eye of many people, especially in Spain and Italy. It would also be in Serie A that the interests would be the most concrete. Change of coach in Spain
It's official, Luis Enrique has been removed from his position as head of La Roja. The elimination of Spain by Morocco was fatal to him, the Spanish federation seeks to start again on a new project. She announced it on her social networks in a press release. And we already know his replacement, it is Luis de la Fuente, who has led the hopes so far. The duration of his contract has not been disclosed, but he will be on the bench for the Euro qualifying matches next March, against Norway and Scotland.
New scandal in Brazil
Vinícius Júnior is at the heart of a new astonishing controversy. With Eder Militão, he took advantage of his day off to treat himself to a famous piece of meat covered in gold. A pleasure far from unanimous in Brazil where we find this indecent gesture. Attacked by the local media, the Madrilenian defended himself at a press conference yesterday: “ I believe that in my free time, I can do what I want. I try to entertain myself as much as possible. I do what I think is best for me. I don't think they should talk about what we should or shouldn't do. But what we do on the ground”.