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Officially official


Everyone wants Jadon


Soon

Manchester United are closing in on Daniel James amid growing fears they will miss out on top target Jadon Sancho this summer. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful a deal for the Swansea winger will be agreed imminently - telling Ed Woodward he wants his summer business to be concluded by July 1.

-source: Evening Standard


To be concluded

Napoli have reportedly agreed terms with Jordan Veretout but are still some distance away from Fiorentina’s €27m asking price. French media outlet RMC Sport corroborates Il Mattino’s two-week-old claim that a five-year contract has been agreed with Veretout.

-source: Football Italia


Loan


Valencia want Cilessen


Bayern join in as well


PSG & Pepe


As expected


Mikel in demand


PSG make move for Neres

Paris Saint-Germain already handles the trading of David Neres as a conversation. The optimism came about after the first contact of club leaders with representatives of Brazilian Player, second it was found by UOL Esporte. The signs of entrepreneurs is that Ajax will facilitate an agreement, but the expectation is still that other proposals for teams from Europe’s tip to appear. The list of stakeholders that have already performed contacts so far also includes Milan, Everton and Atletico Madrid.

-source: UOL Esporte


Navas to replace Buffon?

With the return of Zinedine Zidane on the bench, Keylor Navas could see his Real Madrid revived love story. But the french coach has confirmed this weekend it will be the Belgian number one in goal next season. The doorman of Costa Rica maintains still a nice rating on the market and would have been an approach from Paris Saint-Germain according to La Nación, Costa Rican version.

-source: Goal France


One from the lower divisions

Celtic, Rangers, Southampton and Rennes are all vying to secure the signature of Charlton Athletic’s Joe Aribo, Goal understands. Arsenal have also been scouting Aribo, but they are thought to no longer hold an interest in Aribo, whose contract expires on June 30.

-source: Goal


But why?

Both Inter and Juventus have already met with the Chilean international’s agent Fernando Felicevich to assess the situation. As a matter of fact, Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici was also photographed meeting with Felicevich. While Inter and Juventus are monitoring the situation, the negotiations are in stand by because of Sanchez’ substantial demands for wages which are reportedly €12 million after taxes a season. The talks could be rekindled should these demands be lowered.

-source: Gianluca Di Marzio


Spain to Italy or France

Arana hasn’t had continuity in Seville this term. He has found minutes hard to come by and this has made for an unclear future at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Lyon and Bordeaux are the latest clubs to signal their intentions to the left back, with Brazilian media source UOL indicating as much. In Italy, there has been interest from Sampdoria, Bologna and AC Milan, who are keeping a close eye on the situation but are yet to make concrete steps towards completing a deal.

-source: MARCA


Inter trying to get Chiesa

Inter have reportedly prepared a bid of €40m plus Yann Karamoh and Zinho Vanheusden for Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa. According to Corriere dello Sport, the Nerazzurri have made the 21-year-old their No 1 transfer target.

-source: Football Italia


Interest in DDR

Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Boca Juniors are all reportedly in the race to sign departing Roma captain Daniele De Rossi. New York City FC were the first club to be credited with an interest in De Rossi, but Corriere dello Sport warns they face strong competition from the trio.

-source: Football Italia


Nacho on the move


Oh my


Bayern’s managerial search


Chelsea interested as well


Worth that price?


Why not Chelsea?

Tottenham are among the clubs monitoring developments with Julian Brandt at Bayer Leverkusen. The 23-year-old Germany international is understood to have a £21.5million release clause for this summer. Mauricio Pochettino is weighing up a move for the versatile attacking midfielder ahead of a potential move in time for next season.

-source: Daily Mail


Already?


United looking at CBs

Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly has long been a desired target, but sources say the current asking price of over £90m is far too much. That could well see them return to previous options like Leicester City’s Harry Maguire and Internazionale’s Milan Skriniar. There is some debate about Toby Alderweireld’s suitability, given his age, at 30.

-source: The Independent


Triple swoop

Atletico Madrid will sign Mexico international Hector Herrera on a free transfer this summer, while his Porto teammates defenders Felipe and Alex Telles are also close to following, a source close to the Portuguese club has told ESPN FC.

-source: ESPN FC


Angel Gomes could leave

Angel feels that to continue to evolve isn’t it enough having a great season in the under-23 and stay there. The young under-18 international English understands that you need a challenge more attractive and therefore take very seriously the approaches that have been receiving in recent times, some of them to Portugal, but also of the PSG and Spanish clubs.

-source: A Bola

Barcelona are tracking Angel Gomes as he approaches the final year of his Manchester United contract. Gomes, 18, has generated interest from clubs across Europe since making his United debut at the age of 16 years and 263 days against Crystal Palace in May 2017 and is out of contract in 2020. The Salford-raised playmaker has only made three additional substitute appearances since his first-team bow and the MEN revealed Gomes had a loan moved lined up in January.

-source: Manchester Evening News


Too expensive for Leicester

Leicester ‘are ready to join Arsenal in the race to sign Rennes star Ismaila Sarr’ this summer. The 21-year-old winger has attracted a lot of attention around Europe following a sterling campaign in France and could leave Rennes in the summer with speculation around his future mounting.

-source: Daily Mail


Competition

Tottenham are leading the race for Sessegnon, whose preference is to work under Mauricio Pochettino provided an agreement can be reached between the two clubs. Telegraph Sport understands there is also interest from Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and German side Red Bull Leipzig.

-source: The Telegraph


Set to re-open

Ilkay Gundogan is ready to re-open contract talks with Manchester City following Saturday’s FA Cup final, Goal has learned. Gundogan’s current deal expires next summer and he has been in a stand-off with City in recent months, but there is now a willingness on both sides to agree fresh terms, although no agreement is in place yet.

-source: Goal


Will be a good move

Atletico Madrid are considering a deal for Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi but must pay €25m, according to Diario AS. The Argentine defender joined City from Valencia in the summer of 2015 for €45m and has helped the club to two league titles since but is available for transfer this summer.

-source: Football Espana


Replacement

Atletico Madrid are considering a move for Juventus forward Paulo Dybala as a contingency plan should Antoine Griezmann exit, say Diario AS. The 25-year-old has started just 22 matches in Serie A this campaign for the Bianconeri with his significance reduced by last summer’s arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.

-source: Football Espana


Oh God

Experienced Atletico Madrid full-back Juanfran Torres has decided to leave the club this summer when his contract expires, say Marca. The 34-year-old, who began his career at Real Madrid, has amassed over 300 appearances for Los Rojiblancos since a January 2011 move from Osasuna.

-source: Football Espana


Some Juve managerial news

France boss Didier Deschamps has emerged as the new favourite to succeed Max Allegri at Juventus. According to Tuttosport, Deschamps would like to complete the work he left unfinished in 2007.

-source: Football Italia

Everything suggests to Didier Deschamps: according to ‘ Corriere dello Sport ‘ the current France coach would be the ideal profile for ambitions and costs, since the employment by 3.5 million would represent a more than affordable price.

-source: Goal Italia

Antonio Conte will reportedly put pen to paper with Inter once he is certain Juventus will not come in for him. According to Corriere dello Sport, everything is in place for Conte to replace Luciano Spalletti as Inter’s Coach. However, the newspaper claims the 49-year-old would have been tempted by offers from Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juve – none of which arrived.

-source: Football Italia


Milan want Sensi

Milan are reportedly locked in talks to sign Sassuolo and Italy midfielder Stefano Sensi. According to Gazzetta dello Sport’s Nicolo Schira, contacts are ongoing between Milan director Paolo Maldini and Sensi’s agent Beppe Riso.

-source: Football Italia


United don’t want Kroos LMAO


LOL


Sad for Atletico


What???


Game-time


More sources


Rejected


PSG news


Couple of Bundesliga news


Left-back incoming


Why did he make that video then?