Barcelona eye up Mandi if Umtiti departs

Barcelona have identified Algerian defender Aissa Mandi as a potential replacement for Samuel Umtiti, according to Spanish media outlet Don Balon. Mandi has been playing in La Liga for several years now, and has shown great passing qualities from out the defence which favours the style of play at the Nou Camp. Real Betis have... Continue Reading →

Boudebouz in talks with Celta Vigo

Algerian midfielder Ryad Boudebouz is now in talks to sign for Celta Vigo, according to French media outlet Foot Mercato. It will be a loan move with an option to buy in the summer. Betis are also reportedly looking to bring in Algerian striker Islam Slimani. The 28-year-old's best season was arguably for Montpellier where... Continue Reading →

Slimani refusing to leave Fenerbahce

Islam Slimani is refusing to leave Fenerbahce in a swift turn of events, according to Turkish media outlet Hurriyet. The Algerian striker has been in talks with Real Betis over a loan move, however his agents have told clubs that Slimani wants to stay in Turkey and does not want to leave. This could open the... Continue Reading →

Islam Slimani close to joining Real Betis

Algerian striker Islam Slimani is close to joining La Liga side Real Betis on loan, according to Italian media outlet Di Marzio. The 30-year-old, who is currently on loan at Fenerbahce from Premier League side Leicester City, has scored just one league goal all season leaving the Istanbul side in a relegation battle. Several clubs... Continue Reading →

Arsenal linked with Algerian defender Mandi

Arsenal have made an enquiry for Real Betis defender Aissa Mandi, according to Spanish media outlet Eldesmarque. The Algerian international has been playing in La Liga since making his move from French side Reims a few years ago, where he has turned into a central defender after beginning his career as a right-back. The 27-year-old... Continue Reading →

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