Wednesday Kickoff: Draxler, Gignac, Kante and more



One of the Bundesliga’s best midfielders remains unsettled, while a Liga MX star doesn’t look set to make a move any time soon.

Wolfsburg star Julian Draxler says that he wants to make a move this summer despite previous claims from the club that he was happy with the team. (REPORT)

Tigres have denied that Barcelona has made any formal contact regarding a transfer involving French star Andre-Pierre Gignac. (REPORT)

N’Golo Kante is set to make his Chelsea debut against AC Milan in Wednesday’s International Champions Cup clash after manager Antonio Conte said he expects the former Leicester City star to “certainly play one half or 30 minutes”. (REPORT)

Zinedine Zidane revealed that Jese Rodriguez could leave Real Madrid in favor of Paris Saint-Germain. (REPORT)

Winger Nathan Dyer has signed a new four-year deal to remain with Swansea City. (REPORT)

West Ham is in talks with Inter Milan over acquiring fullback Davide Santon to replace the injured Aaron Cresswell, who is set to miss roughly four months. (REPORT)

Fulham has accepted Aston Villa’s bid to acquire Scottish forward Ross McCormack, who scored 21 goals for Fulham in the Championship last season. (REPORT)


Carlo Ancelotti says he sees Julian Green’s future as a center forward while reiterating his stance that Green will compete with Bayern’s first team this season. (READ)

Toronto FC reportedly turned down a $5 transfer offer for Michael Bradley. (READ)

The U.S. Women’s National Team is embracing the pressure that comes with the pursuit of a fourth-straight gold medal.

Maccabi Tel Aviv has reportedly prepared to offer D.C. United $1.5 million for the transfer of defender Steve Birnbaum. (READ)

Brad Guzan is set to compete for a starting role with new club Middlesbrough. (READ)

Sunderland is once again targeting DeAndre Yedlin following the fullback’s successful loan spell last season. (READ)


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