Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Mane, Lewandowski, Turner, Ronaldo, Rice, Saka

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Mane, Lewandowski, Turner, Ronaldo, Rice, Saka

  • Liverpool striker Sadio Mane, 29, is open to leaving the Anfield club with Barcelona and Real Madrid interested in the Senegal international. (Goal, via Mirror)

 

  • Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski wants a move to Real Madrid, but the 33-year-old could see that scuppered if the Spanish side sign Dortmund’s Haaland. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • Arsenal have completed paperwork for the £7.5m signing of 27-year-old American goalkeeper Matt Turner from New England Revolution. (Mail)

 

  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has admitted qualifying for the Champions League this season could be crucial in tying down 20-year-old England wing-back Bukayo Saka – who has been linked with Liverpool – to a new contract. (Express)

 

  • Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is planning showdown talks with his agent about his Manchester United future after becoming disillusioned with life back at Old Trafford. (Star)

 

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  • England midfielder Declan Rice, a target for Chelsea and both Manchester United and City, has reiterated his ambition to win trophies and play in the Champions League, but the 23-year-old reassured West Ham fans by describing speculation over his future as “just noise”. (Standard)

 

  • Chelsea’s £72m goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27, could depart Stamford Bridge this summer with the Blues not planning to stand in the Spain player’s way if he wants to leave. (Sun)

 

  • Leicester City have reduced their asking price for Youri Tielemans, 24, from £60m to £35m with Arsenal and Manchester United in the race to sign the Belgian midfielder this summer. (Het Nieuwsblad, via Metro)

 

  • Manchester United transfer target Manuel Akanji wants to double his wages as Borussia Dortmund set their asking price for the 26-year-old Swiss defender. (Bild, via The Sun)

 

  • Spain boss Luis Enrique, 51, has emerged as a shock candidate for the Manchester United manager’s job. (Star)

 

  • Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta wants to talk to Chelsea about his future, with the 32-year-old linked with a move to Barcelona when his contract expires in the summer. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

 

  • Barcelona want to sign budget defenders and are also open to selling USA right-back Sergino Dest, 21, in order to help fund a move for Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Haaland, 21. (ESPN)

 

  • Tottenham’s recruitment supremo Fabio Paratici is planning to focus much of his transfer strategy on young upcoming talent and those on dwindling contracts, with 18-year-old French midfielder Mamadou Coulibaly – who is at Monaco – being considered. (Mail)

 

  • Barcelona are winning the race to sign highly-rated AC Milan and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie this summer. The 25-year-old is also a target for Liverpool. (Marca)

 

  • Former Manchester United and Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 33, is set to be offered a new deal by Inter Milan, but the Chilean will have to take a wage cut. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

 

  • Paul Pogba will have to make allowances for the final big contract of the 28-year-old Manchester United and France midfielder’s playing career if he want to seal his dream free transfer this summer. (Mirror)

 

  • Chelsea’s £72m goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27, could depart Stamford Bridge this summer with the Blues not planning to stand in the Spain player’s way if he wants to leave. (Sun)

 

  • Barcelona are winning the race to sign highly-rated AC Milan and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie this summer. The 25-year-old is also a target for Liverpool. (Marca)

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