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Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Mount, David, Flick, Nkunku, Mbappe, Lewandowski, Ronaldo, Van Gaal, Hazard

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • England World Cup star Mason Mount has been told that Liverpool can be one of his options in the transfer window after the midfielder turned

 

  • Canada’s Lille forward Jonathan David, 22, has admitted playing in the Premier League remains a dream of his.

 

  • German manager Jurgen Klopp is not interested in succeeding Hansi Flick if he is sacked as Germany coach after failing to reach the last 16, as he “intends to fulfil” his Liverpool contract, which runs until 2026.

 

  • Five members of Belgium’s World Cup squad booked earlier flights to travel home separately from their team-mates from Qatar, after crashing out in the group stage amid splits in the camp.

 

  • Harry Kane is still the key to England’s bid to end a 56-year wait for international glory, says Jamie Carragher.
  • Director of research Ian Graham is the latest member of Liverpool’s backroom staff to leave the club and they fear he will now join Manchester United.

 

  • Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group are ‘likely’ to only sell part of the club as talks over a £4bn deal increase.
  • Queens Park Rangers interim boss Paul Hall has shot down the chances of Leon Balogun rejoining Rangers after Michael Beale‘s move back to Ibrox sparked Loftus Road fan concerns.

 

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• Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Feliz, Gvardiol, Endrick, Messi, Shaw, Ronaldo, Bellingham, Santos

 

  • Chelsea will pay 70m euros (£60m) to sign France striker Christopher Nkunku, 25, from RB Leipzig in July on a contract until 2028.
  • Real Madrid would still be willing to sign France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, from Paris St-Germain, but only if certain conditions are met.

 

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

 

  • Manchester United have been handed a boost to their hopes of signing long-term target Joao Felix – with Atletico Madrid reportedly deciding to cash-in on the forward.
  • Edinson Cavani pushed over the VAR Screen at the Al Janoub Stadium while walking off the pitch after Uruguay’s final 2022 World Cup game against Ghana.
  • Mbappe met with Robert Lewandowski last summer in a bid to convince the Poland striker, 34, to join him at PSG instead of signing for Barcelona.

 

  • Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is ‘very tempted’ about joining Chelsea after leaving Manchester United.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo brought the streets of Lisbon to a standstill on Tuesday when his £500,000 fleet of supercars was delivered to a backstreet garage for valet cleaning.

 

  • Bayer Leverkusen have been in contact with Club Pachuca over a potential move for Luis Chavez after watching the 26-year-old midfielder impress at the World Cup for Mexico.

 

  • Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard is considering retiring from international football at the age of 31 after Belgium’s early World Cup exit.

 

  • Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal, 71, has hinted at the possibility of taking the Belgium job, with Roberto Martinez having ended his six-year tenure.

 

  • Guests on a Qatari television programme have appeared to mock Germany’s early World Cup exit and their human rights protests.

 

  • Chelsea may be kicking themselves even more for losing Jamal Musiala to Bayern Munich three years ago, but Jody Morris has explained that the Blues were powerless to letting the teenager go.

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Gakpo, di Maria, Lewandowski, Kane, Conte, De Gea, Gakpo, Van de Beek, Melo

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Leeds are set to revive their interest in PSV Eindhoven’s Netherlands winger Cody Gakpo, 23, who they wanted in the summer. Gakpo played a key role as PSV beat Arsenal in the Europa League on Thursday.

 

  •  Angel di Maria has denied rumours he is about to quit Juventus as they struggle this season. The Argentina international, 34, joined the Italian side in July.

 

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• Manchester City XI vs Leicester: Team News Possible Lineup

 

• Liverpool XI vs Leeds:Team News Possible Lineup

 

• Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Nunez, Edwards, Mudryk, Almiron, Hojbjerg, De Gea, Milinkovic-Savic, Emery

 

  • Juventus want to appoint Tottenham’s Italian boss Antonio Conte for the start of the 2023-24 season after the 36-time Italian champions were eliminated from the Champions League. Conte’s deal runs until the end of the season and there is then the option on Spurs’ side to extend for another year.

 

  • FIFA appear no closer to introducing their new agent regulations, which would cap payments to intermediaries at three per cent of a player’s salary and 10 per cent of each transfer fee, almost a year after going public with their proposals.

 

  • Tottenham striker and England captain Harry Kane, 29, has put contract talks with Spurs on hold until after the World Cup. Spurs are also keen to tie Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 27, and England defender Eric Dier, 28, to new deals.

 

  • Valencia and Inter Milan could move for Manchester United and Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, 25, in January.
  • Kane is a target for Bayern Munich, who have missed Robert Lewandowski’s goals since the 34-year-old Poland forward joined Barcelona in the summer.

 

  • Chelsea’s incoming director of recruitment Paul Winstanley was responsible for one of the breaches of FA agent regulations that saw his current club Brighton fined £366,600 last month.

 

  • Chelsea have suffered a blow in their quest to replace Reece James with summer target Denzel Dumfries reportedly not available for transfer.

 

  • Newcastle United are interested in 18-year-old Brazilian winger Eguinaldo who plays in Brazil’s second tier for Vasco da Gama. A £26m release clause has been inserted into the player’s contract.

 

  • Brighton are confident of signing highly-rated Argentine midfielder Facundo Buonanotte, 17, from Rosario Central.

 

  • Chelsea owner Todd Boehly’s hopes of signing Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez in January could be thwarted by the player’s former team-mates at Manchester United, according to reports.

 

  • Manchester United keeper David de Gea, 31, will not go to the World Cup in Qatar after reportedly being left off Spain’s 55-man provisional squad list.
  • Chelsea’s Jorginho will hold off on making a decision on a move away from Stamford Bridge until he has heard an offer from Barcelona. The Italy midfielder, 30, has attracted interest from the Catalan side and would be available on a free at the end of the season.

 

  • Juventus and Brazil midfielder Arthur Melo, 26, will remain on loan at Liverpool for the rest of the season despite suffering a serious thigh injury. Melo has played just 13 minutes for the Reds since joining in September.

 

  • Manchester United are in talks about a new long-term deal for their highly-rated 18-year-old Argentina Under-20 winger Alejandro Garnacho.

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Kounde, Pepe, Brojo, Gnabry, Lewandowski, Lingard, Cornet, Ibrahimovic

  • Chelsea have revived their interest in Sevilla’s France defender Jules Kounde, 23, after Manchester City decided against selling 27-year-old Netherlands defender Nathan Ake to Thomas Tuchel’s side.
  • Arsenal are prepared to sell Nicolas Pepe for less than the £72m club-record fee they paid for him, with the 27-year-old Ivory Coast winger no longer part of manager Mikel Arteta’s plans.

 

  • Chelsea’s Albania forward Armando Brojo, 20, remains a target for Newcastle United, but boss Eddie Howe has warned of difficulties over “high prices and limited availability” as he looks to strengthen his side.

 

  • Former Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard, 29, is considering a move to Saudi Arabia where he could earn £10m per year. The England player’s United contract expired last month.

 

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• Romelu Lukaku Reveals Chelsea Return Was ‘A Mistake’

 

• Friday’s Transfer Gossip: De Jong, Ronaldo, Spence, Gabriel, Chukwuemeka, Zinchenko

 

  • Arsenal are hopeful of reaching an agreement to sign Manchester City’s versatile Ukraine player Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25.
  • AC Milan are trying to tempt Portugal winger Rafael Leao with a new contract amid interest in the 23-year-old from Chelsea.

 

  • Chelsea’s hopes of signing Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry have been dealt a blow after the 27-year-old Germany forward opted to stay at the club.

 

  • Fresh from securing Leeds United’s Brazil winger Raphinha, Barcelona are making progress in their attempts to sign Bayern Munich’s prolific Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, 33.

 

  • Tottenham are close to announcing England Under-21s defender Djed Spence as their sixth major signing of the summer. The 21-year-old Middlesbrough player has had a medical at the Premier League club before a £15m move.

 

  • Chelsea are close to signing Chicago Fire’s United States Under-20s keeper Gabriel Slonina after agreeing personal terms with the 18-year-old.

 

  • AC Milan are close to announcing a new contract for 40-year-old Sweden forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

 

  • Everton are in negotiations with relegated Burnley to sign Ivory Coast winger Maxwel Cornet, 25, who scored nine times in 26 Premier League appearances for the Clarets.

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Raphinha, Ronaldo, Lewandowski, Isak, Rice, Kimpembe, Martinez

  • Leeds United and Brazil forward Raphinha, 25, is set to travel to Barcelona to complete a move to the Nou Camp.
  • Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has offered his services to Paris St-Germain in an attempt to play alongside Argentine forward Lionel Messi, 35, after saying he wants to leave Manchester United.

 

  • Chelsea have launched a bid to hijack 33-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski’s move from Bayern Munich to Barcelona.

 

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• Tuesday’s Transfer Gossip: De Jong, Dembele, Torreira, Tielemans, Neves, Raphinha, Gnabry, Gibbs-White

  • Leeds are poised to accept a £49m bid, which could rise to £57m, from the La Liga club for their skilful attacker.

 

  • Chelsea have an interest in Paris St-Germain and France centre-back Presnel Kimpembe, 26.
  • PSG have turned down the chance of signing Ronaldo as they do not have enough space on their wage bill to pay him.

 

  • Newcastle United have held talks with Real Sociedad about signing Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 22, from the Spanish side in a club-record deal.

 

  • Newcastle have also added Espanyol and Spain striker Raul de Tomas, 27, to their transfer shortlist.

 

  • England midfielder Declan Rice has a gentleman’s agreement with West Ham to stay for one more season before the 23-year-old is allowed to leave.

 

  • Manchester United have moved ahead of Arsenal in their attempt to bring in 24-year-old Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.

 

  • Italy midfielder Jorginho, who has one year left on his contract with Chelsea, says he would “like to stay” at the Stamford Bridge club amid speculation about the 30-year-old’s future.
  • Spain right-back Cesar Azpilicueta is thought to be keen on a move to Barcelona, but Chelsea have told the 32-year-old they will only let him leave when they have reinforced their defence.

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Lewandowski, Grimaldo, Azpilicueta, Kane, Silva, Ronaldo, Kluivert, Koulibaly, De Ligt

  • Chelsea and Paris St-Germain will enter the race to sign Lewandowski should his desired move to Barcelona fail to materialise.
  • Arsenal are in talks with Benfica after submitting a £6.4m offer for their Spanish left-back Alex Grimaldo, 26.

 

  • Chelsea want £7m from Barcelona for Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, who has already agreed personal terms with the Catalan club.

 

  • Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is reluctant to bring Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, to Stamford Bridge this summer.
  • West Ham United have turned their attention to Roma and Netherlands winger Justin Kluivert, 23, after missing out on Villarreal’s Arnaut Danjuma, 25.

 

  • Barcelona believe they will be able to sign Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27, from Manchester City.

 

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• Erik Ten Hag Challenges Manchester United Youngsters To Earn Place

 

• Manchester United Vs Liverpool: Prediction, Team News, H2H Results

 

• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Kante, de Ligt, Eriksen, Foden, Martinez, Dybala, Raphinha, Upamecano

 

  • Bayern Munich are considering Tottenham Hotspur and England forward Harry Kane, 28, as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski, with the 33-year-old Poland striker eager to leave the Bundesliga champions this summer.

 

  • Everton are set to offer England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, 28, a new long-term contract.

 

  • Arsenal face competition from Manchester United to sign Chelsea and France midfielder N’Golo Kante, 31.
  • Barcelona and Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets, 33, has been approached by MLS clubs over a move next summer.

 

  • Norwich City have agreed a club-record deal worth £11.5m for Sao Paulo’s Brazilian attacking midfielder Gabriel Sara, 23.

 

  • Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira, 26, has spoken to Jose Mourinho about a switch to Roma.

 

  • Manchester United are prepared to go through the transfer window without signing a defensive midfielder as they chase Barcelona’s Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25 and Denmark’s Christian Eriksen, 30.

 

  • Sevilla are among the clubs interested in Tottenham left-back Sergio Reguilon, 25.
  • Chelsea are preparing to match Napoli’s £34m asking price for Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, 31.

 

  • However, Juventus are planning to fund the signing of Koulibaly with the £90m fee they hope to receive for Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, with Bayern Munich and Chelsea favourites to sign the 22-year-old.

 

  • Manchester City will sign a new centre-back this summer if Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, 27, joins Chelsea.

 

  • Arsenal and Newcastle are interested in Lyon and Brazil attacking midfielder Lucas Paqueta but both Premier League sides feel the French club’s valuation of 65m euros (£55m) for the 24-year-old is too high.

 

  • Chelsea want £7m from Barcelona for Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, who has already agreed personal terms with the Catalan club.

 

  • Newcastle United have been offered Watford and Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis, 24, along with Burnley’s 25-year-old Ivory Coast winger Maxwell Cornet.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Grimaldo, James, De Jong, Martinez, Lewandowski, Lenglet, Raphinha

  • Manchester United are willing to listen to offers for Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, this summer amid interest from Chelsea and Napoli.
  • Arsenal are considering a move for Benfica’s 26-year-old Spanish left-back Alex Grimaldo, with manager Mikel Arteta eager to add cover for Kieran Tierney.

 

  • Chelsea are looking to offer England defender Reece James, 22, a contract extension despite his current deal running to June 2025 – in an attempt to fend off interest from Manchester City and Real Madrid.

 

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• Erik ten Hag Issues Five New Rules To Manchester United Squad

 

• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Nunez, Pepe, Raphinha, Tielemans, Antony, Gordon, Leno

 

  • Arsenal’s 21-year-old English midfielder Matt Smith is wanted by a host of Championship clubs including Millwall and Luton.

 

  • Newcastle remain in talks with Everton over the signing of 21-year-old English winger Anthony Gordon.
  • English left-back Omar Richards, 24, is set to leave Bayern Munich for Nottingham Forest.

 

  • Norwich City are interested in Manchester City’s 25-year-old Colombian forward Marlos Moreno.

 

  • Chelsea are set to offer Spain defenders Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, and Marcos Alonso, 31, plus £51m to beat Manchester United in the race to sign Barcelona’s 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
  • Chelsea remain favourites to sign Raphinha for £55m, with Leeds still waiting on an offer from Barcelona for the 25-year-old Brazil forward.

 

  • Portugal forward Fabio Silva, 19, is set to join Anderlecht on a season-long loan from Wolves, who bought him for £35m two years ago.

 

  • Leeds are prepared to pay a club record £32m to sign 21-year-old Belgium striker Charles de Ketelaere from Club Bruges.

 

  • Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, 27, from Manchester City.

 

  • Paris St-Germain want to sign Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, and Sassuolo and Italy forward Gianluca Scamacca, 23.

 

  • Newcastle have joined Liverpool in being interested in 26-year-old Real Madrid and Spain winger Marco Asensio. 
  • Tottenham are close to signing Barcelona’s France defender Clement Lenglet, 27, on a season-long loan.

 

  • Manchester United have been asked to pay combined transfer fees of £106m to sign Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez, 24, and Brazil winger Antony, 22, from Ajax.

 

  • Fulham have made two offers for West Ham’s 25-year-old French defender Issa Diop.

 

  • Brentford boss Thomas Frank is adamant they will not give up on signing 30-year-old Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, who is expected to join Manchester United.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Raphinha, Ronaldo, Neymar, De Ligt, Winks, Rodriguez, Umtiti, De Ligt, Lewandowski

  • Arsenal are to step up their efforts to sign Leeds United and Brazil forward Raphinha, with the London club thought to be favourites to close a deal for the 25-year-old. (The Athletic- subscription required)
  • Roma are keen to sign Ronaldo and reunite him with his former boss at Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho. (Retesport – in Italian)

 

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• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Jesus, Lenglet, Kepa Wijnaldum, Ronaldo, Raphinha, Spence

 

  • Juventus and Paris St-Germain have opened talks over a deal for Brazil forward Neymar, 30, who is also being linked with Chelsea. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • Leeds United are preparing a £26m bid for Club Bruges and Belgium forward Charles de Ketelaere, 21. (Mail)

 

  • Bayern Munich are refusing to take Barcelona’s calls about their interest in Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, 33, in a bid to keep him at the club. (Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey’s hopes of leaving Juventus this summer have taken a blow with Fatih Karagumruk boss Andrea Pirlo saying he has “given up” on signing the 31-year-old. (Mirror)
  • Real Madrid and Spain forward Asensio, 26, and midfielder Dani Ceballos, 25, are expected to leave the club this summer. (Marca – in Spanish)

 

  • Chelsea are thought to be open to adding their Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, into a swap deal for Juventus and the Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 22. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, was one of the topics discussed when new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly met the player’s agent Jorge Mendes last week. (The Athletic – subscription required)

 

  • Former Everton midfielder James Rodriguez, 30, is keen to play in Europe again when the Colombian leaves Qatari side Al-Rayyan. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Middlesbrough defender Djed Spence has asked to leave the club but no deal has yet been agreed with Tottenham for the 21-year-old English full-back. (Football.London)

 

  • Defender Samuel Umtiti, 28, will leave Barcelona this summer, with Girona and a number of other Serie A teams keen on the France international. (Ekrem Konur)

 

  • Manchester United are growing increasingly confident of landing their number one transfer target Frenkie de Jong, with a compromise fee of about £69m likely to be reached with Barcelona for the Dutch midfielder, 25. (Goal)

 

  • However, Manchester United face being plunged into £1bn of debt if they go ahead with plans to redevelop Old Trafford. (Mirror)

 

  • Everton and Tottenham are continuing their talks over the potential transfer of Spurs’ England midfielder Harry Winks, 26. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has made contact with Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, amid interest from the London club. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Neymar, Pogba, Antony, Lewandowski, Ronaldo, Carrasco, Rabiot

  • The former agent of Neymar says the 30-year-old Brazil forward has a dream to be a Champions League winner with Paris St-Germain and “will not stop until he achieves it.” (Goal – in Spanish)

 

  • Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, has an agreement in principle to join Juventus on a free transfer. (Sky Italia – in Italian)

 

  • Chelsea will compete with Manchester United for Ajax and Brazil winger Antony after holding talks with the 22-year-old’s representatives. (Football365)

 

Read Also: Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Lewandowski, Raphinha, Dembele, Antony, Ward-Prowse, Cucurella

 

• Cristiano Ronaldo ‘Worried’ By Manchester United’s Slow Transfer Policy

 

  • Manchester City are looking at a move for 29-year-old German goalkeeper Stefan Ortega, who is available on a free transfer after his contract expired at Arminia Bielefeld. (Goal)

 

  • Leicester City could make a move for Rennes’ French midfielder Benjamin Bourigeaud, with the 28-year-old likely to cost the Foxes a fee in the region of £8m. (Jeunes Footeux – in French)

 

  • AC Milan are considering signing Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, and the 24-year-old Brazilian’s agents have travelled to the Italian club. (TuttoMercatoWeb – in Italian)

 

  • Marseille want to sign Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares, 22, on loan and Arsenal will consider the move if they can recruit in that position. (The Athletic)

 

  • Barcelona have finally made a bid for Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, which is worth up to £34m (40 million euros). (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is reportedly concerned over Manchester United’s transfer business under new manager Erik ten Hag and is considering quitting Old Trafford. (Record – in Portuguese)

 

  • Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham are exploring the prospect of signing Atletico Madrid and Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco, 28, this summer after details of his 60 million euro (£51.5m) release clause emerged. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • France midfielder Adrien Rabiot wants to leave Juventus and join a Premier League club. The 27-year-old, who has one year left on his contract, would be available for between 15-20 million euros (£13-17m). (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Chelsea are interested in 22-year-old Juventus and the Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt. (Sky Italia)

 

  • Lyon have moved to sign Manchester United target Tyrell Malacia. The 22-year-old Dutch international left-back currently plays for Feyenoord. (Metro)

 

  • Brighton are interested in Manchester City forward Liam Delap and could explore signing the 19-year-old on loan as part of talks with the Premier League champions regarding the sale of Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 23. (Mail)

 

  • Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, is deciding whether to join Manchester United or stay at Brentford. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Bayern Munich could make a move for Ronaldo if Lewandowski leaves them this summer. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • Manchester United have increased their bid for 25-year-old Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong from a fixed 60m euros (£51.5m) to 65m euros (£55.8m), but the Spanish club want a minimum of 75m euros (£64.4m) for the Dutch international. (Marca)

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Lewandowski, Raphinha, Dembele, Antony, Ward-Prowse,  Cucurella

  • Bayern Munich chief executive Oliver Kahn says he expects Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, 33, to stay at the German champions this summer. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Leeds value Raphinha at £65m with Tottenham, Chelsea and Barcelona also interested in him. (Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)

 

  • Barcelona manager Xavi is pleading with France winger Ousmane Dembele, 25, to sign a new contract amid interest from Chelsea. (Goal)

 

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• Sadio Mane Reveals He Is Now ‘Liverpool’s No. 1 Fan’ After Bayern Munich Move

 

• Mesut Ozil Insists He Will ‘Not Quit Football’ As He Hits Out At Fenarbahce Rumours

 

• Wednesday’s Transfer Gossip: Kounde, Ruiz, Lewandowski, Sterling, Ekitike, Eriksen, Pope, Spence, Haller

 

  • Ajax’s Brazil forward Antony, 22, is ‘determined’ to join Manchester United this summer. (Goal)

 

  • Manchester United’s English full-back Brandon Williams, 21, could be sold for £10m. (Sun)

 

  • Southampton have attempted to deter interest from Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and West Ham in 27-year-old England midfielder James Ward-Prowse with a £75m valuation. (Give Me Sport)

 

  • Manchester City are in in advanced talks to seal the signing of Brighton and Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 23. (Football Insider)

 

  • Leeds United are looking at signing PSV Eindhoven’s Netherlandswinger Cody Gakpo, 23, this summer as a potential replacement for Brazil forward Raphinha, 25, who is an Arsenal target. (Foot Mercato – in French)

 

  • German goalkeeper Loris Karius, 29, ready for fresh challenge as he looks for a new club with his Liverpool departure imminent. (Sky Germany)

 

  • Real Madrid and Spain forward Marco Asensio, 26, is more interested in joining Liverpool rather than AC Milan. (Mail)

 

  • Chelsea are waiting on Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, to complete his loan move to Inter Milan before acting on their interest in Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Brazil forward Vinicius Jr, 21, says he will commit his future to Real Madrid despite interest from Paris Saint-Germain. (Mail)

 

  • Reims and Zimbabwe midfielder Marshall Munetsi, 26 could be brought in by Brighton as a replacement for Yves Bissouma, the Mali midfielder left the club for Tottenham. (Mail)

 

  • Ajax are set to make another offer for Tottenham Hotspur’s Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, 24, but the Premier League club will not accept anything under £25 million (Sky Sports)

 

  • Nice are targeting a loan deal with Chelsea’s Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27. (Foot Mercato – in French)

 

  • Chelsea and Albania striker Armando Broja, 20, would be open to a move to West Ham with a possible £25m bid incoming. (Express)

Wednesday's Transfer  Gossip: Kounde, Ruiz, Lewandowski, Sterling, Ekitike, Eriksen, Pope, Spence, Haller

  • Barcelona want to sign France defender Jules Kounde, but do not want to pay Sevilla’s 60m euros (£51.5m) asking price for the 23-year-old. (Marca)

 

  • Arsenal and Newcastle are keen on 26-year-old Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, whose contract with Napoli runs out in 2023. (Corriere dello Sport, via Mail)

 

  • Poland striker Robert Lewandowski still wants to leave Bayern Munich, despite the German club’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic travelling to meet the 33-year-old face-to-face to try to change his mind. (Sky Germany)

 

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• Tuesday’s Transfer Gossip: Richarlison, Evanilson, Broja, Raphinha, Eriksen, De Jong, Hojberg

 

• Samuel Eto’o Sentenced To 22 Months In Prison For Tax Fraud In Spain

 

  • Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain are set to rival Newcastle United for the signing of French striker Hugo Ekitike, 20, from Reims. (L’Equipe – in French)

 

  • Ekitike, however, is poised to fly back from holiday early to complete a £26.5m move to Newcastle. (Chronicle)

 

  • Rangers could sell Colombia striker Alfredo Morelos if they cannot agree a new contract with the 26-year-old, whose current deal runs out in summer 2023. (90 Min)

 

  • Manchester United expect France forward Anthony Martial to be at the club next season because of the lack of interest in the 26-year-old. (Manchester Evening News)

 

  • Manchester United are considering 27-year-old Watford and Austria goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann as back-up to 31-year-old Spain international David de Gea, with England’s Dean Henderson, 25, expected to leave the Old Trafford club to join Nottingham Forest on loan. (Goal)

 

  • Borussia Dortmund, who sold 21-year-old Norway striker Erling Haaland to Manchester City, are set to sign Ivory Coast striker Sebastien Haller from Ajax for 36m euros (£31m). (ESPN)

 

  • Wolves are to hold talks about signing 25-year-old Brazil striker Gabriel Barbosa from Flamengo and Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez, 21, from River Plate. (90 Min)

 

  • Real Madrid have stepped up their interest in England forward Raheem Sterling in recent weeks, while Barcelona and Chelsea are monitoring developments over the 27-year-old’s uncertain future at Manchester City. (Mirror)

 

  • Brentford have not given up hope of signing Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen, who joined them on loan in January before leaving at the end of last season. Manchester United are also interested in the 30-year-old. (90 Min)

 

  • Chelsea are interested in Lens’ 29-year-old France international full-back Jonathan Clauss. (Goal)

 

  • Tottenham are set to hold further talks to sign England Under-21 right-back Djed Spence from Middlesbrough. The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest and helped them get promoted to the Premier League. (Sky Sports)