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Liverpool rejected deadline-day bid for Keita


Liverpool rejected a deadline-day bid from Bundesliga side RB Leipzig for Naby Keita, according to Bild.

The offer was turned down by manager Jurgen Klopp because of Liverpool's current lack of midfield options.

Leeds turn to Nuno Espirito Santo


Former Wolves and Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo has emerged as a possible contender to take over from Jesse Marsch at Leeds United.

The Whites are searching for a new boss after firing the American and could turn to the 49-year-old who is currently in charge of Saudi side Al-Ittihad, according to the Daily Express.

Osimhen is Chelsea's top target


Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has emerged as Chelsea's top target ahead of the summer transfer window.

90min report that Napoli want €150 million for the attacker but Chelsea could try to reduce the asking price by including Romelu Lukaku in the deal.

Ancelotti tipped to take Brazil job


Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti could be set to replace Tite as coach of the Brazil team.

Club president Florentino Perez has set up a meeting with the CBF and the possibility of Ancelotti taking over the team will be discussed, as reported by Football Espana.

Arsenal, Liverpool and Newcastle eye Alvarez


Ajax star Edson Alvarez has attracted interest from Premier League clubs Arsenal, Liverpool and Newcastle United, according to Ben Jacobs.

The three clubs could reignite their interest at the end the season when the transfer window reopens.

Tottenham want Crystal Palace's Marc Guehi


Tottenham are considering a summer move for Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi, according to the Evening Standard.

Spurs have been keen on the centre-back since he moved to Selhurst Park from Chelsea back in 2021 but could face a few problems if the Blues show an interest in their former youngster.

Chelsea have a sell-on clause and a matching option, although Guehi is not expecting Graham Potter's side to try and bring him back to Stamford Bridge

Aston Villa want to sign Nico Williams


Aston Villa are interested in signing Athletic Club striker Nico Williams in the summer transfer window.

The Daily Mail report that Unai Emery wants the youngster at Villa Park and could make a move for the forward who has a £50 million release clause in his contract.

Giroud's Milan future uncertain


Olivier Giroud's agent has sent out a cryptic message regarding the forward's future at AC Milan after meeting the Serie A side for talks over a new contract, as reported by Football Italia.

“We’ll see. We’re near and far at the same time. To score a goal sometimes you only need five centimetres, you’re in or out. You never know… I don’t know, they decide.”

Kobbie Mainoo signs new Man Utd deal


Manchester United have confirmed 17-year-old midfielder Kobbie Mainoo has signed a new long-term deal at the club.

Leipzig unsure about Abdou Diallo


RB Leipzig are unsure about whether to sign Abdou Diallo on a permanent basis at the end of the season.

The PSG defender moved on loan in the summer and has a €25m purchase option in his contract, as reported by Foot Mercato.

However, Diallo has only played 11 times this season and Leipzig are due to meet his representatives soon for talks regarding his future.

Inter set for Lukaku talks with Chelsea


Inter are set to open up transfer talks with Chelsea regarding striker Romelu Lukaku.

The Serie A side are keen to keep hold of the striker and want to agree another loan deal.

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Chelsea land Southampton starlet


Chelsea have completed the signing of Southampton starlet Jimmy-Jay Morgan, according to The Athletic.

The Blues have shelled out £3 million to land the 17-year-old striker on a three-and-a-half year deal.

Man City keen on Ben Chilwell


Manchester City are interested in signing Ben Chilwell from Chelsea, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Pep Guardiola's side could look for a new full-back if Joao Cancelo leaves the club permanently in the summer.

Barcelona might put Alba on the market


Barcelona might put Jordi Alba on sale in the summer as he has just one year left in his contract and is one of the highest earners at the club, according to Fichajes.

The Blaugranas are looking to reduce their wage bill to comply with the Financial Fairplay regulations of La Liga and the defender might be shipped off.

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Chelsea set to sign Morgan from Southampton


Barcelona want to extend Busquets' contract


Barcelona are keen to extend the contract of Sergio Busquets beyond the summer with Xavi Hernandez pushing hard to keep his captain at the club, according to Mundo Deportivo.

However, he has to reduce his current salary to continue in Europe. Meanwhile, there are reports that Al Nassr are willing to pay around €18m to sign for them.

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Barcelona might bid for Pavard in the summer


Benjamin Pavard is set to be pursued by Barcelona in the summer, according to Mundo Deportivo.

It has been reported that Bayern will demand around €30m for the player who is out of contract in 2024. Real Madrid and Inter are also keen on the player.

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Spurs might turn to Foster to cover for Lloris


Tottenham could sign Ben Foster to cover for Hugo Lloris after the French international was ruled out for up to eight weeks, according to the Daily Mirror.

The former Manchester United keeper retired last June when his contract with Watford expired and would be available as a free agent on a short-term deal. However, Spurs need special dispensation from the Premier League to add Foster to their 25-man squad.

Rodriguez might move to Sampdoria


Vallecano block Iraola's move to Leeds


Rayo Vallecano will not allow Andoni Iraola to leave for Leeds United, according to Sky Sports.

Although the manager is open to a move to the Premier League, the club do not want to part ways with him which has forced Leeds to look at alternative options.

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Besiktas set to sign Colley from Sampdoria


Barcelona set to extend Roberto contract


Diallo to return to PSG in the summer


Abdou Diallo is set to return to PSG when his loan term with RB Leipzig ends in the summer, according to SportBild.

The Bundesliga outfit has not exercised the buy option in his contract and hence his stay in Germany will come to an end in June.

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Tillman set to sign for LAFC


Chelsea and LAFC agree Aubameyang transfer


Chelsea and Los Angeles FC have reached an agreement over the transfer of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this month, according to a report from French outlet 10 Sport.

The Gabon international was left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad amid a series of new arrivals, and he now appears to be frozen out of the team altogether.

While some reports suggest that the Blues' are willing to pay the 33-year-old's entire salary to be able to offload him, what now appears certain is that he will no longer be a Chelsea player.

The French outlet reports that his announcement is only a matter of time, putting an end to a dire spell in west London in which Aubameyang has scored just three goals in 17 appearances for the Blues.

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Arsenal lodge Locatelli bid (Calciomercato)


Arsenal have already lodged a bid for Juventus midfielder Manuel Locatelli to join in the summer, reports Italian outlet Calciomercato, in the hope they can land the 25-year-old before other potential suitors come in.

Juve signed the Italian midfielder on a two-year loan from Sassuolo back in 2021 with the option to bring him in permanently for around £32 million ($38.6m) this summer.

However, given the club's turmoil off the pitch, they may decide to immediately offload the player, with Mikel Arteta keen to bolster his midfield options alongside Jorginho after losing out on Brighton's Moises Caicedo in January.

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Chelsea to move for Vlahovic in the summer


Chelsea could be plotting a move for Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic in the summer, who is wanted by a host of European clubs, as CBS Sports reporter Ben Jacobs claims the move is one to look out for.

In terms of incomings, I think that they still may want more of a traditional old-fashioned striker. Dusan Vlahovic is one to watch," Jacobs told GiveMeSport.

The Serbia international only joined the Vecchia Signora a year ago after rejecting the chance to join Arsenal, but Juve's recent controversies off the pitch could cause a mass exodus of players, with Vlahovic thought to be one of them.

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Lewis Hall in talks to extend Chelsea contract


Football Insider reports that Chelsea are in advanced talks with academy graduate Lewis Hall over a new contract.

The 18-year-old has largely played at left-back for Graham Potter in 2022-23, making seven appearances for the first team already this season, although is also comfortable playing in midfield.

It is thought that the Blues are prepared to reward Hall for his recent progress as he looks to set to become the latest success story from Chelsea's academy, with the club keen to tie him down to a long-term deal.

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Iraola commits to Rayo amid Leeds interest


Rayo Vallecano manager Andoni Iraola has committed his future to the club after Leeds United had targeted him to become Jesse Marsch's replacement following the American's sacking on Monday.

That's according to multiple reports from Spanish media and Sport Witness. It is thought that the manager has turned down the opportunity to take charge of the Whites for the remainder of this campaign and beyond.

The news will be a blow to Leeds who also lost out on prime target Carlos Corberan, who signed a new contract with West Brom on Tuesday.

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