Griezmann transfers but Mbappe stays put

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Real Madrid have failed in their attempt to sign France striker Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain on the final day of the transfer window as Cristiano Ronaldo completed his move from Juventus to Manchester United and Antoine Griezmann rejoined Atletico Madrid on loan.

After Lionel Messi's shock move from Barcelona to PSG, Real had hoped to seal a major deal of their own by luring the most exciting young talent in the game to Madrid.

Multiple media reports in Spain said Real offered PSG transfer fees for Mbappe ranging from 150 million euros ($$241.5m) to 200m euros ($$A322m) for the World Cup-winning forward who is out of contract in June.

United announced last week that they had reached agreement with Juve to sign their former player, 36-year-old Ronaldo, a five-times Ballon d'Or winner.

Having passed a medical, secured a visa and agreed personal terms, Ronaldo said he was ready to recreate the glory years he enjoyed under former United boss Alex Ferguson.

"I'm back where I belong. Let's make it happen once again... Sir Alex, this one is for you," Ronaldo said in an Instagram post.

Real did manage to bring in one Frenchman though with teenage midfielder Eduardo Camavinga joining on a six-year contract from French side Rennes.

Local media reported that the fee for the 18-year-old international was about 30 million euros $$A57m).

Despite the absence of another blockbuster deal there was plenty of movement elsewhere as Barcelona's wage cutting continued.

The most eye-catching was Mbappe's France teammate Griezmann leaving the Nou Camp to return to Spanish champions Atletico - two years after he swapped clubs in a 120m euros ($A228m) deal.

Atleti said there was an option to extend the loan by a further year, while Barca said there was an obligation to make the move a permanent one for 40m euros ($A76m).

Barca have agreed a move to bring in Sevilla strike Luuk de Jong while sending defender Emerson to Tottenham on loan.

Spain midfielder Saul Niguez departed Atleti to join Thomas Tuchel's European champions Chelsea - also on an initial loan basis.

Juventus filled the gap in their attack left by Ronaldo by bringing Italy striker Moise Kean, 21, back to the club on a two-year loan from Everton.

Real Betis signed Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin from Arsenal on a season-long loan.

Transfer deadline day in Germany was predictably slow with RB Leipzig selling Marcel Sabitzer to Bayern Munich and sending Ademola Lookman out on loan to Leicester City, while signing teenage defender Ilaix Moriba from Barcelona as a replacement.

Croatia's Germany-born defender Marin Pongracic joined Borussia Dortmund on loan from Bundesliga leaders Wolfsburg for the rest of the season.

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