Nasri stuck at Man City, Pastore to Atletico Madrid and all of today's transfer gossip

Elsewhere Real Madrid may be tapping up a move for Paulo Dybala and Danny Rose remains on Jose Mourinho’s radar.

HERE ARE THE good, the bad, and the unlikely football moves being talked about today… 

Samir Nasri could be stranded at Manchester City until at least January.

Soccer 2017: Manchester City 4:1 Real Madrid CF Nasri has impressed during pre-season for Man City. Source: Zuma Press/PA Images

The Daily Telegraph report that City’s £10 million valuation on top of the player’s £9.6 million yearly wage could deter any potential suitors.

Nasri has two more years remaining on his current contract with the Blues.

However the club are desperate to offload the 30-year-old, with manager Pep Guardiola insisting that the player is not part of his plan’s for this season.

Meanwhile Manchester United continue to be linked with a move for Danny Rose, who earlier today issued an apology to Tottenham for criticising the club’s lack of transfer activity.

Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - White Hart Lane Rose is unhappy with Tottenham's lack of signings so far this summer. Source: Dominic Lipinski

It is believed the defender wants out of White Hart Lane and the Daily Record today report that Mourinho’s number one target before the transfer window closes is a new left back.

Mourinho alternated between Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young, Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian last season and will want to avoid deploying wing-backs by securing a proven left back ahead of his second campaign at Old Trafford.

Elsewhere Don Balon report that Real Madrid have held secret talks with Paulo Dybala in the hopes of bringing the Juventus star to the Bernabéu.

UK: Tottenham Hotspur v Juventus Friendly match Dybala was given the iconic number 10 squad number for Juventus ahead of next season. Source: SIPA USA/PA Images

The Argentine was presented with the iconic number 10 squad number earlier this week, aiding suggestions that he will remain at the Old Lady next season.

Madrid, however, see the striker as a backup should they fail to sign Monaco’s Kylian Mbappé.

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Finally, PSG could be willing to let Javier Pastore leave in return for 24-year-old Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

Ligue 1 - PSG vs Amiens - Paris Pastore could be part of a swap deal which sees Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak join PSG. Source: Liewig Christian/ABACA

Spanish newspaper AS report that the PSG playmaker’s agent Marcelo Simonian was in Madrid this week to complete a deal which would see Oblak go the other way.

The shot stopper is valued at €100 million by the La Liga club.

Retro Deal of the Day: Paolo Di Canio to Charlton

On this day in 2003 Paolo Di Canio joined Charlton from West Ham on a free transfer.

Soccer - FA Barclaycard Premiership - Charlton Athletic v Leicester City Di Canio spent five seasons at West Ham before joining Charlton. Source: EMPICS Sport

The controversial Italian had spent five seasons at West Ham, scoring 52 goals in 141 appearances.

The player spent just one season at the Valley, scoring just five goals in 33 games before joining Lazio in 2004 with Charlton finishing seventh in the Premier League.

Di Canio scored four goals in the Premier League that season, all of which came from the penalty spot.

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