Sunday’s Transger Gossip: Min-jae, Ronaldo, Rigg, Kante, Guerreiro, Ziyech, De Vrij, Berge, Smalling

Sunday's Transger Gossip: Min-jae, Ronaldo, Rigg, Kante, Guerreiro, Ziyech, De Vrij, Berge, Smalling


  • Manchester United have renewed their interest in South Korea defender Kim Min-jae, but now face having to pay Napoli potentially 10-times more than the £3m they could have signed him for from Beijing Sinobo Guoan 18 months ago.
  • Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag was willing to let Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo leave in August but multiple clubs rejected the chance to sign the 37-year-old, who has now left the Old Trafford club, for £80,000-a-week.


  • Liverpool lead rivals Everton and Newcastle in the race to sign Sunderland’s England youth captain Chris Rigg, who is being dubbed as the “next Jordan Henderson“.


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  • Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro, 28, is likely to leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer.
  • Bayer Leverkusen director Simon Rolfes says the club are “very relaxed” about the future of Dutch defender Jeremie Frimpong, who has been linked with Manchester United, as the 22-year-old is under contract until 2025.


  • Barcelona could finalise a deal to sign France midfielder N’Golo Kante, whose contract at Chelsea runs out in the summer, during January depending on the 31-year-old’s recovery from a hamstring injury.


  • Juventus and Inter Milan are keen on keeping Chris Smalling in Italy but the former England international remains focused on staying part of Jose Mourinho‘s squad.
  • AC Milan may end their pursuit of Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech, 29, because of the Morocco international’s wage demands, although the Italian club remain interested in signing 21-year-old Albania striker Armando Broja from the Blues.


  • Tottenham could look to sign Dutch defender Stefan de Vrij from Inter Milan in January. Atletico Madrid are also interested in the 30-year-old, who will be a free agent in the summer.
  • Manchester United youngster Teden Mengi had to be stretchered off with a potentially serious injury during his side’s pre-season friendly defeat against Real Betis.


  • Nordin Amrabat‘s brother Sofyan has begged Paris Saint-Germain to sign the Morocco star.

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