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Jose Mourinho has been in contact with both Inter and Roma for a possible return to Serie A, according to Sky Sport Italia. The Special One is currently out of work after he was sacked by Manchester United, but has already stated he wants to be back on a bench next season.

-source: Football Italia


PSG want the best goalkeeper

Paris Saint-Germain are willing to match David De Gea’s wage demands, and create another problem for Manchester United. The Spanish goalkeeper’s contract is up next summer and the two camps are currently at an impasse in negotiations over a new deal, as the 28-year-old wants to be made the best paid player at the club. That would involve a wage of over £350,000 per week. United are reluctant to go so high, but may be forced into a corner if any deal goes unsigned, and PSG are free to come in for an offer.

-source: The Independent


PSG also want the best French defender


Sessegnon to stay in the Prem

Fulham are resigned to losing Ryan Sessegnon this summer after they were relegated. The Cottagers want to keep the core of their squad together in the Championship but they will struggle to keep hold of the 18-year-old who has just one year season on his contract.

-source: Evening Standard


FDJ replacement


Interesting


Unexpected


Agreement


The great Barcelona rebuild

Barcelona want to raise €300m in player sales this summer and will listen to offers for Philippe Coutinho, Samuel Umtiti and Ivan Rakitic, say ESPN FC. The Blaugrana are keen to strengthen their squad further this summer and have already agreed an €80m deal with Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong. The report claims Barca now also want to sign Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt, Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic and are also considering Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.

-source: Football Espana


Alexander Isak getting noticed


Premier League interest in Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze

Villarreal forward Samuel Chukwueze is the subject of interest from Premier League clubs, according to a report in Marca. The 19-year-old Nigerian is enjoying an impressive debut campaign in the Yellow Submarine’s first-team squad and his contract contains a €40m release clause.

-source: Football Espana


Mandzukic officially official


Jimenez officially official


Valencia to Murica

The tricolor Antonio Valencia would have a specific offer to continue his career in the Major League Soccer (MLS). So has told his father in an interview with radio sports Area (99.3).

It was revealed that also Antonio Valencia is in the networks of West Ham and Inter Milan.

-source: Metro Ecuador


The end of Reid at the Hammers

West Ham are ready to offload Winston Reid this summer and replace him with a new centre-back, Football Insider understands. The New Zealand international has not played for over a year after breaking down with a knee injury in March 2018 that required surgery.

-source: Football Insider


Acosta still a wanted man

Rumors have been swirling about Acosta’s potential departure since French giants Paris Saint-Germain made an ultimately unsuccessful play for his services in late January. According to multiple sources familiar with the situation, the interest has come from at least two clubs from France’s Ligue 1, a Saudi club and a mid-table English Premier League side. That’s in addition to reported interest from Turkish side Fenerbahce, which The Athletic has confirmed.

source: The Athletic


Summit


Rodri in demand


Juve want 80 million for Douglas Costa

Seem far away when Douglas Costa attracted bids higher than the 80 million euros, but that period was only to last summer, when to step forward had been the Manchester City. Juve then rejected the advances of Guardiola, but in view of the next transfer window will return you to think carefully about the future of Brazilian, struggling with a disastrous season.

-source: Il Bianconero


EDF to Sevilla

Former Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco has emerged as a contender to become the next Coach of Sevilla. Mundo Deportivo cites a report in Wednesday’s Corriere dello Sport, which explains Di Francesco could follow Monchi to Sevilla.

-source: Football Italia


Grujic for sale

Liverpool are confident of securing a £20million-plus fee for Marko Grujic if Jurgen Klopp gives the green light for him to be sold, Football Insider understands.

-source: Football Insider


Newcastle trying to be cheap again

Newcastle United are reluctant to pay over £12million to make Salomon Rondon’s move from West Brom permanent in the summer. The Venezuela international has scored 10 goals for Newcastle this season while on loan from West Brom and has a buy-out clause set at £16.5m.

-source: Daily Mail


Boca Juniors continue their spree

Boca Juniors are targeting Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia and Atalanta captain Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez, it’s reported. According to Fox Sports Argentina, the historic club is preparing a swoop for Serie A veterans this summer.

-source: Football Italia