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20 Mar 2019 08:19:52
Hi Eds.

Is Antoine Griezmann looking to leave Atletico in the summer? If so, which clubs do you reckon will be in the running for him.


{Ed002's Note - There has been no indication that Griezmann will leave in the summer and no clubs has shown an interest for a move this summer. There is interest in him moving next winter subject to certain issues being resolved.}

1.) 21 Mar 2019 10:44:31
Thanks for the response Ed002 as always.

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}



07 Jul 2018 18:40:45
Hi Ed001/ Ed002

Just wondering could you explain the "tough" situation that AC Milan are currently in regarding their ownership and the FFP?

How could they overcome this?

And thoughts on the appeal they planning to launch regarding being banned in Europe?



{Ed002's Note - It is very simple really. Milan spent more on transfers than they earned and they failed to recover the situation in the FY. They had further issues with respect to wages which they did address. They will be sold again in the not too distant future.}



10 Apr 2017 09:32:02
Hi Ed

Do you know of any interest in Real Madrid Fabio Coentrao? I believe he wants a move back to Portugal, is that true? If not do you know who may be interested buying him this summer


{Ed002's Note - There is no interest in him. There was discussion with a club last summer but they would have needed to release him from his contract to make anything happen.}

1.) 10 Apr 2017 11:06:00
Thanks Eds



12 Apr 2016 10:37:01
Hi Eds

Do you have any possible information regarding Fernando Torres transfer situation?

I've read a few reports that Simeone would like to fully sign him this summer while the usual stuff like a move to the MLS (inparticularly NYCFC to join his close friend David Villa) or could a move to China be another possibility, what do you think will mostly happen?


{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of any "plans" per se but Milan won't want him back and I very much doubt that Atletico will want to keep him as they are looking elsewhere at forwards. Among several offers he has already had to think about is one from Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao which is seen to be very lucrative. However, the time to take that up has passed and I don't know if it is on the table anymore. I could only speculate but I can say one MLS side has some high profile representatives in Europe looking for a striker, but I suspect the MIddle East might to be a viable option.}

1.) 12 Apr 2016 12:45:55
Thanks Ed002




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04 May 2019 10:09:43
Hi Ed002

Do you have any idea on Gianluigi Buffon future after this season?

Do you think he could finally hang his gloves up?

I heard mix reports on PSG offering a year extension, Juventus offering him a director role and even a team like Boca Juniors offering him year. Thanks.


{Ed002's Note - Buffon was planning to leave PSG in the summer and PSG were planning on thanking him for his service, but they panicked a little over a replacement so the option of asking him to stay another year came up. Now that is not seen as an issue. I know nothing about Boca I would not hold my breath about that. He has an option to return to JUventus and that is the most likely scenario.}



03 Jan 2019 16:33:40
Hi Ed002. Thanks very much for the recent 2 podcasts. Very great insight and information.

You mentioned Sandro Tonali a few times, do you know if he has any concrete offers made or is it just interest from various teams?

Thanks as always.


{Ed002's Note - I am aware of three sides who have held discussions with Brescia in recent weeks to see if something can be done in January.}

1.) 03 Jan 2019 16:41:45

Hope you don't mind me asking but who are the 3 sides if your willing to reveal.

{Ed002's Note - Inter, Julve and an English side but he will stay in Italy.}

2.) 03 Jan 2019 16:51:27
That's brilliant

Thanks Ed002 as always.



04 Apr 2017 15:21:33
Hi Ed, I asked a year ago about Genoa keeper Mattia Perin, is the same teams still interested in him and is the any updates regarding him? I personally feels he deserved to be at a better club than Genoa


{Ed002's Note - He wants Inter but may have to settle for Napoli.}

1.) 04 Apr 2017 16:34:09
I guess that depends on Handanovic if he leaves. Does that mean Pepe Reina will be leaving in the summer aswell?

{Ed002's Note - Perin has made no secret over the years that it is Inter where he wants to be. He has missed much of last season and this with injury. Napoli need to look to the future and if Perin is fit in the summer they will offer him an option to move. Reina is getting toward the end of his career. Handanovic is likely to move on this summer.}

2.) 04 Apr 2017 18:10:43
Much appreciated as always Ed002 thanks 👍

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome Shane. These are good and sensible questions.}

3.) 05 Apr 2017 04:28:01
Other than Man Utd who else are interested in Handanovic ed2?

{Ed002's Note - Roma's interest could be rekindled. Real Madrid have looked at him but want someone else. PSG has made an approach to Inter.}

4.) 06 Apr 2017 17:00:47
Thanks ed2.
PSG wanting to sign him is interesting for me. They signed Trapp last summer, have a well thought of Areola and if I'm not mistaken Sirigu on their books so who among them may leave cause surely they won't be able to keep all them happy.

{Ed002's Note - Sirigu will go - but as I said, I would not expect Perin to join PSG.}



14 Mar 2017 09:54:32
Hi Eds

Just wondering do you have any information regarding Milan keeper Donnamruma

Wanted to ask has their been a delay in his contract negotiations due to the potential new owners Milan may be getting soon

Also is their a possibility of Donnamruma leaving in the near future if say he fails to agree personal terms with Milan and which teams would be interested in him


{Ed002's Note - Ignore the contract. AC Milan has rebuffed an approach from Chelsea that would have left Donnarumma in Milan for at least two years before a move to London. They have no intention of selling at this time but know that both Chelsea and Barcelona are very keen. They are also aware that Real Madrid and Juventus have both made an enquiry with his agent - but Real Madrid have very clear alternate targets and Juventus has set their sites on another young goalkeeper. Two years ago when Chelsea first enquired about him as a 16 year old, they were quoted a truly astonishing asking price. An earlier approach from Ajax was also rebuffed.}

1.) 14 Mar 2017 10:49:14
Thanks Ed002

Could you please tell me who the keeper Juventus are interested in long term to replace Buffon

Also does Nicola Leali have a long term future their?

{Ed002's Note - Alex Meret. Juventus are not looking to sell Nicola Leali.}

2.) 14 Mar 2017 10:57:22
Much Appreciated Ed002

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}



06 Mar 2017 10:10:19
Just wondering with Francesco Totti playing career coming towards the end, do you have any idea will he either carry on playing past this season or if he retires this summer will he likely go into a coaching/backroom staff role at Roma


{Ed002's Note - I have no idea what Francesco Totti will do when he eventually stops playing.}

1.) 06 Mar 2017 12:52:18
No worries thanks Ed002, I think he deserves some sort recognision if that's either a job at the club or maybe naming a stand after him at the new Roma stadium when they eventually build it




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14 Aug 2020 23:33:09
I 100% agree with you Ed001. Personally it's time to say to goodbye to Messi. But good luck to any club taking his wage on. Newell Old Boys I can see but not for a few years. I don't have a clue where to start to re-boot the club where it needs to be.


{Ed001's Note - Inter Miami would surely be his destination if he leaves?}



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21 Mar 2019 10:44:31
Thanks for the response Ed002 as always.


{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}



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04 Dec 2017 12:23:34
Know this isn't the appropriate page but is that team perhaps Manchester United? As a United fan would love to see him at the club.


{Ed002's Note - No.}



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10 Nov 2017 20:57:06
What a legend. Use to always buy him back in the day. Him and later on the Freddy (I've played for a club in every country) Adu lol.




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20 May 2017 14:27:17
Best striker in the 90s and early 00s, if it wasn't for injuries and weight issues towards the end of his career, he be easily a top 10 all time player





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03 Jan 2019 16:51:27
That's brilliant

Thanks Ed002 as always.




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03 Jan 2019 16:41:45

Hope you don't mind me asking but who are the 3 sides if your willing to reveal.


{Ed002's Note - Inter, Julve and an English side but he will stay in Italy.}



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04 Jul 2018 23:29:22
Thanks for the update Ed002.

Hope you don't mind me asking about the part you mentioned that "given that there is aplan from Real Madrid to utilise him elsewhere in a transaction" Are you willing to give the details on that part? No worries if not. Thanks.


{Ed002's Note - I have explained about Real Madrid’s plans.}



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15 Dec 2017 09:58:41
Is Milan financial situation as serious as the media are making it out at the moment? That the owner has until next October to pay the outstanding sum?


{Ed002's Note - I have no idea what the media are saying, sorry. The loan which funded Yonghong's purchase will have payment milestones and he is looking to refinace and bring investors in.}



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20 Nov 2017 18:38:16
Thanks Ed002.