Transfer roundup: Casillas confirms Porto move as Fenerbahce hope to rope in Super Van

The Spanish goalkeeper has been trending on Portuguese social media since Monday


Sports Desk July 09, 2015
PHOTOS: AFP

The Spanish giants Real Madrid have finally agreed to let Iker Casillas move to Porto after they agreed terms with the Portuguese club, according to Marca.com.

The goalkeeper will bid farewell to the Bernabéu at an event on Friday. The three interested parties are keen to close the deal before Real Madrid head to Australia for their pre-season tour on 12th July so that Casillas gets the send-off he deserves. The player confirmed through his agent that he was excited about the possibility of going to the team coached by Julen Lopetegui.

The Spanish goalkeeper has been trending on Portuguese social media since Monday, a situation that increased to fever-pitch after it was confirmed that the captain of the Spanish national team is about to become a Porto player.

Iker continues to be among the 'trending topics' on Twitter, where he was the subject of thousands of comments both yesterday and on Monday.

Porto try to rope in Robin van Persie

English club Manchester United have been offered £4.7m for Netherlands striker Robin van Persie who the premier league giant value at £10million.

The Turkish club, which is hopeful that they might reach an agreement with the less-than-demanded price for the ace striker, have offered a three-year contract with the option of an extra year.

The Dutchman has one year remaining on his United contract and there are no news of any extension being offered to him.

Meanwhile, The Red Devils are also demanding £10m for defender Jonny Evans from West Brom.

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