Monday’s Soccer Transfer News: Ugarte, Jae Kim, Weghorst, Nagelsmann, Butland, Mancini, Haaland

Chelsea mobe close on Ugarte deal Soccer Transfer News


  • Chelsea are confident of beating Paris Saint-Germain to the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Manuel Ugarte.


  • Manchester United are closing in on deals for Napoli centre-back Min-Jae Kim and Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa, casting further doubt on the future of David De Gea.


  • Everton are lining up a transfer bid for Wout Weghorst, who joined Manchester United on loan in January from Burnley.
  • Paris St-Germain have made former Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann their top target to replace Christophe Galtier as coach – with ex-Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry as his assistant.


  • Rangers are clear to sign former England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 30, after Crystal Palace passed on the chance to extend his contract following his loan stint at Manchester United.


  • Former Leeds boss Jesse Marsch is on Monaco’s shortlist to become their new coach after they sacked Belgian Philippe Clement.
  • Italy coach and former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is one of the candidates to take charge of Italian champions Napoli.


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  • Manchester City are exploring the idea of extending Erling Haaland contract less than a year after he was signed from Borussia Dortmund.


  • Thierry Henry could join PSG as the club’s assistant manager, with former Bayern Munich manager Julien Nagelsmann taking the manager role.


  • Erik Ten Hag‘s side will need to pay £43m to land Danish international Rasmus Hojlund this summer. The Atlanata striker has been dubbed the ‘next Haaland’ after a breakout season in Serie A.


  • Manchester United have made a move to rival Barcelona for the signing of Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat, 26, from Fiorentina.


  • Brighton’s Moises Caicedo has agreed personal terms with Arsenal, although Chelsea are willing to pay a higher transfer fee for the Ecuador midfielder, 21.


  • Manchester United are to make a £50m offer to sign England midfielder Mason Mount, 24, from Chelsea and will push Tottenham to sell Kane – but believe signing the England captain is “unlikely”.
  • Manchester United believe it is “unlikely” that they will be able to complete the signing of their top transfer target Harry Kane this summer.

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