Man Utd track Ajax youngster Axel Dongen
Understand Manchester United are one of the clubs informed on the situation of Ajax 2004-born talent van Axel Dongen as potential free agent 🚨🔴🇳🇱 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 15, 2023
Ten Hag knows him — Ajax have offered new deal until 2027, there’s still no full agreement.
🎥 More: https://t.co/Ibl8eWhjBy pic.twitter.com/IeL9yexI4l
Liverpool duo set to follow Roberto Firmino out of club
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita look set to follow Roberto Firmino out of the exit door at Liverpool this summer.
That's according to the Evening Standard, who also state that the futures of James Milner and Adrian are also unclear as of now.
Jurgen Klopp identifies Manuel Locatelli as Fabinho replacement
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has earmarked Juventus midfielder Manuel Locatelli as his top transfer target, report Team Talk.
It is believed that the Italian would slot seamlessly into Liverpool's system and Juventus' financial situation could help in striking a deal.
Tottenham eye £45m-rated former Chelsea man
Tottenham are keeping tabs on Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi as they look to improve their defence, report the Daily Mail.
Guehi is a product of Chelsea's academy and could command a £45m fee, having impressed with the Eagles.
Three horse race for Josko Gvardiol
Josko Gvardiol could head to the Premier League 'soon' according to calciomercato.com.
Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham are three clubs currently showing interest in the impressive RB Leipzig defender.
Wilfried Zaha set to leave Palace with top clubs circling (talkSPORT)
Wilfried Zaha is poised to leave Crystal Palace when his deal expires at the end of the season, according to talkSPORT.
They state that Zaha is expected to become a free agent having rejected multiple contract offers, with Arsenal, Chelsea and even a move abroad all options.
Van de Ven pens new Wolfsburg contract
Dutch centre back Micky Van de Ven has now signed a new long-term deal with Wolfsburg valid until June 2027 🟢🇳🇱🤝🏻 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 3, 2023
Club statement and his agency team Raiola have confirmed the agreement. pic.twitter.com/tBQfFjaih2
NYCFC confirm midfield signing as Designated Player
New York City FC have confirmed that Santiago Rodriguez has joined the club from Montevideo City Torque on a deal until 2027.
Rodriguez has taken the number 10 shirt and occupies one of their Designated Player spots.
Premier League clubs queuing up for Brazilian striker
As many as three Premier League clubs have expressed a serious interest in signing Flamengo forward Pedro this summer.
That's according to Fichajes, who claim that Aston Villa are the most interested party. The 25-year-old has managed 10 goals and two assists this season.
Resurgent Umtiti attracts interest from Inter
🚨 Samuel Umtiti is in the sights of Inter Milan after a successful loan spell at Lecce!— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) March 3, 2023
The French defender is one of their targets as they prepare for the departure of Milan Škriniar.
(Source: as) pic.twitter.com/GyScZspSp1
Lukaku not in Chelsea plans for next season
Romelu Lukaku remains set to return to Chelsea for next season, but he is not in the plans at Stamford Bridge, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
The Belgian forward returned on loan to Inter for the 2022-23 season just one year on from leaving to return to Chelsea, but has struggled to make an impact at San Siro the second time around.
The report claims that current head coach Graham Potter is 'not enthusiastic' about working with Lukaku.
3 Serie A clubs on alert amid Firmino departure news
Milan, Inter and Juventus are all on 'high alert' following the news that Roberto Firmino will not extend his contract at Liverpool, according to Football Italia.
The Rossoneri poached Divock Origi from Liverpool on a free transfer last summer, but the Belgian has flattered to deceive thus far.
Firmino looks set to end an incredible eight-year stay with the Reds.
Newcastle plotting move for former Leeds winger
Newcastle United are eyeing a move for struggling Barcelona winger Raphinha, claim Spanish outlet Sport.
Raphinha, who moved to the Camp Nou from Leeds United just last summer, will be made one of the 'main objectives' for the Magpies.
Choupo-Moting extends stay at Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich have confirmed that Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has extended his contract with the club through to 2024.
The 33-year-old is currently Bayern's joint-top scorer this season alongside Jamal Musiala, having bagged 15 goals in 24 games thus far.
Forgotten Liverpool loanee set for exit
#Arthur Melo is not in #Liverpool’s plans for the next season. #LFC will not trigger the option to buy (€37,5M) to sign the player on a permanent deal. So the brazilian will return to #Juventus, which will try to reach a new solution. #transfers— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) March 3, 2023
Barcelona confirm Roberto contract extension
Sergi Roberto renews contract with FC Barcelona until 2024— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) March 3, 2023
Reguilon to leave Atleti at the end of the season
Sergio Reguilon might be heading out of Atletico Madrid at the end of the current campaign, according to Marca.
Diego Simeone is not pleased with the full-back and is ready to offload him. He has made just five appearances this season and clocks under 100 minutes.
Atletico set sights on Barca-target Martinez
Atletico Madrid are ready to offer a deal to Athletic Club central defender Inigo Martinez, according to Diario AS.
The centre back will be out of contract this summer and is unlikely to renew. He was linked to Barcelona in the previous summer but a move did not come to fruition as the Catalan club were struggling with their finances.
It is believed that Inter have also made him an offer to replace Milan Skriniar at the back.
West Ham monitoring three Man Utd stars
West Ham are closely following the situation of Scott McTominay, Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire at Old Trafford, according to Football Insider.
The Hammers believe that they can land at least one of them but would try to get all three in the summer window.
Fraser unlikely to have any future at Newcastle, confirms Howe
Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe has hinted Ryan Fraser is unlikely to have a future at the club.
"I think that's a difficult one for me to answer (if he has a future). I'd never put a firm decision on that because life and football can change quickly. But I'd say at the moment, no he doesn't.
"Ryan's training with the Under-21s. I made the decision to concentrate on players that are committed to Newcastle. For the benefit of the group, I've made that call," the manager stated.
He was signed by former coach Steve Bruce on a five-year deal as a free agent after leaving Bournemouth.
Newcastle appoint McLaren and Ebanks in new scouting team
Paul McLaren and Delroy Ebanks will be part of Newcastle new national scouting team now taking shape: Paul Baker Lead Scout (North), Paul Midgley Head of Youth Recruitment ⚪️⚫️ #NUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 3, 2023
More appointments pending as scouting is crucial part of Newcastle project ⤵️ https://t.co/P2OKnysANu
Firmino set to leave Liverpool in the summer
💥 Excl. News #Firmino: He will LEAVE Liverpool after 8 years! It’s decided! The player has informed #Klopp personally & today. It was a good talk. He won’t extend his contract. He will leave the club as a free agent in summer.— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) March 3, 2023
🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 with #LFC so far! @SkySportDE 🇧🇷 pic.twitter.com/zaeGV2ThzY
Dutch striker De Jong retires from international football
I'm stepping down from international football.— Luuk de Jong (@LuukdeJong9) March 3, 2023
It's been such an honour. Thanks for all the memories @OnsOranje 🧡 pic.twitter.com/7x72LTE12u
Real Madrid-target Kvaratskhelia names club legend Guti as his idol
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia on his Football Idol... 👑🤍— Geo Team (@Geo__team) March 3, 2023
Guys, remember Kvara's assist against eintracht? 👀 #Guti pic.twitter.com/eIkKEuChUB
Paredes might return to PSG at the end of Juve loan spell
Juventus are not expected to proceed with €22m buy option clause to sign Leandro Paredes on permanent deal from PSG in the summer, as things stand. ⚪️🇦🇷 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 3, 2023
No final decision/communication yet; but Paredes could return to PSG at the end of the season. pic.twitter.com/YBToJ7ijAI
Chelsea might have to SELL to avoid breaching FFP rules
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has revealed Chelsea might have to sell players to balance their books after spending £600million on new signings this season.
"I am not here to defend them. The new owners have owned the club for less than a year, they’ve had two transfer windows. You need to judge the football club after three or four years. They might have bought, they would argue probably they have a different transfer policy to the previous regime - younger players, longer contracts and lower wages.
"Obviously within our rules, it is a test over a 12-month period so the question is whether they are going to sell some of their existing players in the next window. I don’t have the answer to that question, I’m certainly not here to defend them but you have to judge these things over a period of time," he stated at the Financial Times Business of Football Summit.
Haaland's agent makes 'dream' Madrid remark
Erling Haaland's agent fuelled speculation about the striker's future by claiming that joining Real Madrid is a "dream" move for players.
"There's the Premier League and then there's also Madrid," Pimenta told the Financial Times Business of Football Summit. "They have something of their own that is also the dream for the players."
Atletico sign Raihani in a long term deal
Official, completed. Atlético Madrid and Abde Raihani signed the agreement on new long term contract for the young top talent 🇲🇦🤝🏻 #Atléti— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 2, 2023
New deal will be valid until June 2027. pic.twitter.com/TUKujf16hb
Fulham to sign Manor Solomon permanently
Fulham want to sign Manor Solomon on a permanent basis after an impressive loan spell at Craven Cottage, according to the Evening Standard.
The Israeli signed from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer but Marco Silva wants to keep hold of him after seeing the youngster score four goals in his last four games.
Man Utd interested in Romeo Lavia
Manchester United are interested in signing Romeo Lavia from Southampton, according to the Daily Mail.
Chelsea and Arsenal have already expressed their interest in the 19-year-old, and Erik ten Hag's side are also now keen on the Belgian.
Chelsea target Dusan Vlahovic (Football Insider)
Chelsea are "desperate" to sign a striker in the summer transfer window and are targeting Dusan Vlahovic, according to Football Insider.
Juventus may be willing to part ways with Vlahovic at the end of the season for financial reasons, and he is on Chelsea's shortlist as they want to bring in a goalscorer.
Chelsea players worried about Mount
Chelsea players are worried that uncertainty over Mason Mount's future at the club is having an impact on his performances.
The Sun reports that the dressing room think Mount's recent lack of discipline on the pitch is a direct result of his current contract stand-off with the club.
Nottingham Forest could lose Steve Cooper
Nottingham Forest are worried they could lose Steve Cooper during the summer, according to the Daily Mail.
Several Premier League clubs are thought to be interested in the Forest manager and may be tempted to make a move at the end of the season.
Calhanoglu NOT leaving Inter
Hakan Calhanoglu is not leaving Inter despite speculation regarding a possible move to the Premier League.
Fabrizio Romano reports talk of a move to Leeds or Southampton is "100% wide of mark" and Calhanoglu will extend his contract at the Serie A side.
Inter considering Keita move
Naby Keita is set to leave Liverpool on a free transfer at the end of the season and has attracted interest from Inter.
The Nerazzurri are considering making a move for the midfielder, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Barcelona keeping tabs on Rafael Leao
Barcelona are keeping tabs on Rafael Leao's situation at AC Milan, according to Sport.
Leao could be available in the summer in a cut-price deal as he is yet to extend his contract at the San Siro which is due to expire in 2024.
Pavard commits future to Bayern
Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard has ruled out a move away from the club in the summer, despite his contract expiring only a year later.
The 26-year-old told RMC Sport (via Get Football News France): “I am fully aware that I am at a great club, where everything is excellent. I feel very comfortable here, and I love the fans. I hope we can achieve great things this season.”
Luke Singh leaves Toronto on loan
NEWS | Toronto FC announced today that defender Luke Singh has been loaned to @atletiOttawa through December 2023#TFCLive— Toronto FC (@TorontoFC) March 2, 2023
Wilshire could help Arsenal sign Rice
Former Arsenal player Jack Wilshere could have a hand in West Ham's Declan Rice joining the Gunners in the summer, according to the Daily Mail.
The current Arsenal youth team coach trained alongside Rice during his brief spell in east London, and the pair are thought to have built a close relationship ever since.
Kudus wants Ten Hag reunion
Ajax forward Mohammed Kudus has reportedly told his entourage of a desire to join Manchester United in the summer and link up with former manager Erik ten Hag.
That's according to recent information from Football365, who note his interest in a Premier League move, with the Red Devils interested in bringing in offensive reinforcements next window.
Ronaldinho's son signs first Barca contract
The son of Brazil and Barcelona legend Ronaldinho has signed his first deal with the Catalan club aged 17.
The contract, which ESPN writes expires in 2024, will see Joao Mendes feature for Barca's U-19 side, before a decision is made on his senior future.
Ronaldinho’s 17-year old son João Mendes has signed for Barcelona as expected, deal completed today 🔵🔴🇧🇷 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 2, 2023
“I’m very happy and grateful for this big opportunity — visca Barça!”, João has just posted. pic.twitter.com/DGNmTswO79
United join Arsenal & Chelsea in Lavia transfer race
Manchester United have reportedly joined Arsenal and Chelsea in the race for Southampton starlet Romeo Lavia, according to the Daily Mail.
The 19-year-old midfielder is a product of Manchester City’s academy system and only bid farewell to the reigning Premier League champions in 2022.
Chelsea's Santos complete loan move to Vasco
Andrey Santos is re-joining his previous club Vasco da Gama on loan. ✍️— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) March 2, 2023
Danilo extends Juventus contract
OFFICIAL | @2DaniLuiz renews until 2025 ⚪️⚫— JuventusFC 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@juventusfcen) March 2, 2023
Forest interested in Barcelona's Abde
Nottingham Forest have asked Barcelona about the availability of Ez Abde who is currently shining on loan with Osasuna, according to Mundo Deportivo.
However, Osasuna are also keen to retain him for another season as has three goals and two assists across all competitions for them.
Chelsea-target Kvaratskhelia loves Real Madrid
Chelsea-linked winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia loves Real Madrid but Napoli have requested that he doesn't "hurry" a transfer, according to his agent.
“His father and I are Barca fans, but Kvara loves Real Madrid. If I see him in a Barca shirt I'll be happy, but he's Madridista," said Mamuka Jugheli in an interview with Geo Team.
Haaland wanted City over others to work with Guardiola
Rafaela Pimenta: “To prepare big moves it could take 2/3 years as you’ve to be in touch with clubs & prepare the budget, also for Haaland deal was the same” 🔵 #MCFC #FTFootball— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 2, 2023
“Haaland wanted City move to follow his father’s steps, strongly wanted to work under Pep Guardiola”. pic.twitter.com/PZv1b4S1n3
Gerrard backed to become new PSG manager
Steven Gerrard is being backed to take charge of PSG within 11 months after being sacked by Aston Villa, according to The Scottish Daily Express.
The Ligue 1 giants might part ways with Christophe Galtier and the Liverpool icon might be his successor.
Arsenal's priority is to get Rice in the summer
Arsenal plan to make four signings in the summer with Declan Rice topping the wishlist, according to The Times.
He is likely to cost £80 million, and could also try to get Moisés Caicedo after failing to sign him in January. Apart from the two midfielders Mikel Arteta wants to buy a winger and also a left-back.
Bayern do not intend to let go off Sane and Gnabry
What’s next for Leroy Sané and Serge Gnabry? FC Bayern president Herbert Hainer: “Both are very important for us, we need them if we want to achieve our big goals”, tells BILD. 🔴 #FCBayern— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 2, 2023
“They are excellent footballers and we are happy to have them with us”. pic.twitter.com/5c5hcQiFJZ
Man City focussed on Bellingham, Kovacic not on priority list
Manchester City is eager to get Jude Bellingham and Mateo Kovacic is not on their priority list, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The Croatian midfielder is approaching the final year of his contract with Chelsea and there was speculation about possible interest from Manchester City. However, the transfer journalist claims that Kovacic's future remains open and a decision on the contract situation will be taken later this year.
Chelsea-linked Enrique wants to get back to coaching as quickly as possible
Former Spain national team manager Luis Enrique wants to get back to coaching as soon as possible, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Chelsea have been linked with the manager but is yet to approach him for the role. He is also keeping an eye on the Brazil national team job as Carlo Ancelotti looks set to continue with Real Madrid.
Guardiola wants Man City to sign Chilwell from Chelsea (Fichajes)
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola wants to bring Ben Chilwell to the club this summer.
Fichajes reports the Blues are demanding around £35 million for the left-back, with City looking to sign a replacement for Joao Cancelo at the end of the summer.
Busquets decides to leave Barcelona
Sergio Busquets has decided that he will leave Barcelona at the end of the season.
El Nacional reports the midfielder has informed president Joan Laporta of his plan to see out his contract and refuse to sign an extension, with offers from the Premier League and MLS coming in for him.
Barca eye Manuel Ugarte as Zubimendi alternative
Barcelona are considering Manuel Ugarte as a possible alternative to Martin Zubimendi, according to Sport.
However, Wolves and Tottenham are also looking at the Uruguayan midfielder and could move for him this summer.
Fenerbahce target Liverpool man Thiago
Fenerbahce are interested in signing Thiago Alcantara from Liverpool this summer, claims FotoMac.
The Turkish side are prepared to offer €8 million to land the midfielder from the Reds.
Atletico to offload Morata
Atletico Madrid are ready to sell Alvaro Morata, says Fichajes.
The attacker's contract expires in the summer of 2024 and the Rojiblancos are prepared to offload him now to fund further transfers.
Real Madrid target Veiga
Real Madrid are set to move for Celta Vigo star Gabriel Veiga, says Cadena SER.
The Spanish giants are looking at the midfielder in case they cannot sign Jude Bellingham.
Lazio turned down chance to sign Ronaldo - agent
Lazio turned down the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo in the early years of his career, according to agent Alessandro Moggi.
The president of the Serie A side at the time decided against pursuing the Portugal star.
Roma target goalkeeper Vicario
Roma are plotting a bid for Empoli goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario.
Calciomercato reports the capital club have made contact with the shot stopper's agents ahead of the summer transfer window.
Frankfurt closing in on Aouar free transfer
German journalist Christopher Michel reports that Eintracht Frankfurt are in talks with Lyon's Houssem Aouar over a summer move.
The 24-year-old sees his contract expire at the end of the season and is therefore available to begin negotiations over a pre-contract agreement.
Michel writes that a deal worth €5 million (equating to €250,000 per month) has been offered by Frankfurt, with Sky Germany reporter Florian Plettenburg adding that Aouar has now passed his medical and a deal looks all but completed.
Choupo-Moting signs new Bayern deal
Sky Germany are reporting that Bayern Munich forward Eric Maxim-Choupo Moting has reached an agreement with the club over a new one-and-a-half-year deal.
This extension will keep him at the club until 2024, and Sky Germany note there is no agreement as yet of an option to extend a further year.
It is thought that negotiations took place over the past few days, with an official announcement expected to be imminent.
Mac Allister's agent spotted at Anfield
Brighton's World Cup winning midfielder Alexis Mac Allister became one of Europe's most sought-after players after Qatar, with Liverpool one of many clubs in for his signature.
Rumours of a potential switch to Merseyside have been ignited after FootballTransfers revealed the player's father and agent was in attendance for Liverpool's 5-2 loss to Real Madrid at Anfield last week.
Jurgen Klopp's side are seeking a midfield overhaul in the summer, with England stars Jude Bellingham and Mason Mount also mooted as potential options.
Emi Martinez's dad wants United switch
Fresh from winning FIFA's The Best goalkeeper for 2022, Aston Villa shot stopper Emiliano Martinez could be lining up for a summer move to one of Europe's elite-level clubs.
Father Beto has weighed in on a potential transfer, telling TyC Sports: “Emery asks him not to leave, to please stay at Aston Villa. He loves him. Everything is more than good at Aston Villa with Emi."
When asked about possibility of a switch to United, Beto responded: “I hope he goes to one of those great teams".
Leeds made Zaniolo offer in January
Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has revealed this his side nearly signed wantaway Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo in January, and even offered a midfielder in the other direction.
However, the move fell through due to non-EU regulations, as Radrizzani told DAZN (via TuttoMercatoWeb): “We proposed a last-minute swap with one of our team but it wasn’t possible because Roma didn’t have any non-EU posts.”
Chelsea make Pochettino approach
Chelsea are thought to be already planning for life without Graham Potter, as Football Insider report that contact has already been made with former PSG and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.
Despite the Blues' ownership publicly backing Potter in recent weeks, it is thought that there is a growing feeling of a need for change behind the scenes.
Pochettino, for his part, would reportedly be interested in taking the position.
Bristol's Scott given price tag
Bristol City’s English talented midfielder Alex Scott (2003), one to watch as Pep Guardiola called him “an unbelievable player” after FA Cup game 🏴 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 1, 2023
There’s big interest from Premier League and Bristol would ask at least £20-25m for Scott. One to follow in the summer. pic.twitter.com/JP9ABkUcqr
Chester confirm Nmai loan signing
Chester FC have announced the loan signing of Kelly Nmai from Salford City until the end of the season.
🗣️ Calum: “Kelly is a really talented forward player who has real quality in attacking areas.— Chester FC (@ChesterFC) March 1, 2023
“We wanted to add yet more options to our forward line and Kelly ticks so many boxes."#OurClub 🔵⚪️
Flores agrees two-year Arsenal extension
Arsenal starlet Marcelo Flores, currently on loan to Spanish Segunda side Real Oviedo, is thought to have agreed a two-year contract extension with the Gunners.
That's according to recent information from LondonWorld, who note that Flores will likely spend another year on loan in Spain, despite not starting any of Oviedo's previous nine matches.
Atletico set to beat two Premier League clubs to sign Soyuncu
Atletico Madrid have already agreed to personal terms with Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu, according to 90min.
Newcastle United and Liverpool were also keen to get his services but the Spanish giants seem to be the frontrunners in the race.
Madrid keen to get Benfica's Silva
Real Madrid have been convinced by the quality of Benfica's 19-year-old starlet Antonio Silva and want to sign him in the summer, according to Mundo Deportivo.
However, he will not cheap as he has a contract with Benfica until 2027.
Atletico want Enrique in the summer
Former Spain manager Luis Enrique has been offered a three-year contract by Atletico Madrid to take charge of the club in the summer, according to Javier de la Pena via Football-Espana.
However, he also mentioned that the club will not sack Simeone and only if he leaves by choice then they will offer the role to the Spaniard.
Gakpo was close to joining Leeds, reveals Radrizzani
Leeds United were on the verge of signing Cody Gakpo in the summer from PSV.
“We were so close to sign Cody Gakpo. It was done on August Deadline Day, done with PSV too. Then it collapsed because of Van Gaal”, said Leeds president Andrea Radrizzani.
“Van Gaal called Gakpo and told him to wait for because of the World Cup… then he joined Liverpool”.
Bellingham yet to make a decision on his future
Liverpool, Real Madrid and Manchester City are still frontrunners in Bellingham race. No decision made on player side yet, his father Mark takes care of the negotiations. ⭐️🏴 #Bellingham— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 1, 2023
Man Utd appreciate Jude but summer budget still not clear due to club’s sale situation. pic.twitter.com/PEF5bvdiru
Ten Hag refuses to speak on Sabitzer and Weghorst futures
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has refused to divulge what the future holds for short-term loanees Marcel Sabitzer and Wout Wegorst.
"I think it’s much too quick, much too soon to talk about that," Ten Hag said. "First, we are in this season. That is where the only focus has to be. No distractions for what is coming next season. No, we are in this season and we are in the right positon in this moment. This is the position we want to be because we are competing in three competitions."
Spurs scout loses job after revealing transfer-target on television
Tottenham scout Jeff Vetere has been shown the door after he revealed a transfer target during an interview with a South American TV channel, according to Sky Sports.
"Yes, I went to Medellin to watch the Nacional game at the weekend. I was very impressed by the goalkeeper because of his attributes. He's young. He was born in 2000, so he's just 22.
"I think he'll play for the national team soon. I was told that he was going to play against the United States last Saturday, but due to visa issues, he was unable to travel with the squad," he told WinSportsTV of Colombia.
Spurs were not pleased with his conduct and have relieved him of his duties.
Dortmund set to sign Kamada from Frankfurt
Borussia Dortmund feel the verbal agreement to sign Daichi Kamada on free transfer is almost ready, just waiting to get it sealed as crucial step 🟡⚫️ #BVB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 1, 2023
Five year contract already discussed as Kamada wants the move. pic.twitter.com/qMUADO1eer
Man City want Chelsea's Kovacic
Manchester City are interested in Chelsea's Mateo Kovacic, according to Daily Mail.
His contract with the Blues is expiring in 2024 and is yet to agree to an extension. Hence City are optimistic about getting the player in a cut-price deal.
Klopp insists on having a 'future together' with Liverpool
Despite languishing in the seventh spot in the Premier League table, Jurgen Klopp is confident that he will continue to have a future at Anfield.
"We have a future together, it is our decision how we deal with things. We have values, we have principles," he said.
“We don't want to be different as a club. We ARE different as a club. We have a future together”.
Aurier set to commit long-term future to Forest if they fight off relegation
Nottingham Forest defender Serge Aurier is ready to commit his long-term future to Nottingham Forest if they survive in the Premier League.
“We don’t know what is going to happen. Maybe next season we are not in the Premier League. We need to see. If we stay in the Premier League, why not? But right now, it is too difficult to decide something. My first goal is to help the team stay in the Premier League. That is my number one objective. After that, we will see. We have a lot of time. If we stay up, I have one more year. I signed because I believe we can stay up," he stated.
Torres set to extend contract with Orlando City
EXCL: Uruguayan winger Facundo Torres will extend the contract with MLS side Orlando City, agreement in place until 2027 — here Torres with agents Egardo Lasalvia & Gustavo Santorini 🚨🟣🇺🇾 #transfers #MLS— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 28, 2023
➕ Understand there will be release clause worth $30m into new contract. pic.twitter.com/eOT3lTd4Rj
Leeds monitoring Calhanoglu
Leeds United are thought to be keeping tabs on Hakan Calhanoglu, with a view to a move in the summer, according to Football Insider.
The 29-year-old's contract expires in 2024, meaning Inter could cash in before he is eligible to leave on a free.
Leeds are reportedly already in contact with Calhanoglu's agent and have officially registered their interest.
Atletico in talks with Adama Traore
Atletico Madrid have held talks with Wolves winger Adama Traore, writes 90min, over a potential free transfer at the end of the 2022-23 campaign.
Despite enjoying a resurgence in form under new manager Julen Lopetegui, Traore still looks unlikely to extend his Wolves contract beyond the summer.
That makes the Spaniard free to negotiate with other clubs over a pre-contract, with Atleti willing to explore a potential deal.
Leicester enquire about Gagliardini
Italian outlet FCInterNews.it reports that Leicester City have made an enquiry over the transfer of midfielder Roberto Gagliardini.
The 28-year-old will see his deal expire at the end of the season having fallen out of favour under Nerazzurri boss Simone Inzaghi, meaning he is available to negotiate a pre-contract with other clubs.
Galatasaray are thought to currently be rivalling the Foxes for Gagliardini's signature.
Newcastle turn to Kilman as Lascelle's replacement
Newcastle United could consider signing Wolves' Max Kilman if defensive veteran Jamaal Lascelles leaves the club in the summer.
That's according to a recent report from Football Insider (via The Shields Gazzette), who note that Killman could be the chosen replacement should Lascelles seek pastures new for improved game time.
Ten Hag wants Barella
Erik ten Hag has told Manchester United to sign Inter midfielder Nicolo Barella in the summer, according to reports from Football Insider (via TeamTalk).
The Dutchman is thought to be a big admirer of the 26-year-old, who is also being tracked by rivals Liverpool and Manchester City.
It is thought that Barella's arrival will prompt the departure of Scott McTominay, particularly if Marcel Sabitzer makes his move permanent.
Arteta 'annoyed' with Tavares before Marseille loan
French outlet L'Equipe have revealed (via The Express) that Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal coaching staff were "often annoyed" with Nuno Tavares' behaviour before sending him to Marseille in the summer.
It is thought that that frustration swayed the Gunners' decision to loan him to the Ligue 1 side, although Tavares' buy-back option would suggest that he does still have a future in North London.
Cancelo leaves open Man City return
Manchester City full-back Joao Cancelo, who joined German giants Bayern Munich on loan in January with a reported €70 million buy-back option, has not ruled out a return to the Premier League club in the summer.
“Will I still celebrate an English title with (Manchester) City? I hope so, I created a second family there,” Cancelo told Portuguese outlet O Jogo (via talkSPORT). “Everything in life has an end. But at the end of the season, I might even return – you never know.”
Boli set for Portland Timbers switch
The Portland Timbers are about to complete the signing of Ferencvaros striker Franck Boli, MLSsoccer.com are reporting.
Boli has 42 goals and 11 assists in 126 appearances for the Hungarian side, as well as two gaols in 77 minutes in the 2020-21 Champions League season.
Toronto FC & Chung mutually terminate contract
MLS side Toronto FC and defender Kadin Chung have mutually agreed to terminate the player's contract, the club announced on Tuesday.
NEWS | Toronto FC announced today that the club and defender Kadin Chung have mutually agreed to terminate Chung’s MLS contract.#TFCLive— Toronto FC (@TorontoFC) February 28, 2023
Man Utd considering another Ajax swoop
Manchester United could look to dip into Erik ten Hag's former club Ajax once more in the summer, with the Dutchman supposedly keen on striker Mohammed Kudus.
That's according to information from Manchester Evening News, who note that United may turn to Kudus if they are unable to land their prime striker targets, Tottenham's Harry Kane or Napoli's Victor Osimhen.
The Red Devils have already raided Ajax for the £135million ($163.2m) duo of Antony and Lisandro Martinez in the summer, meaning the Ghanaian forward would be their third acquisition from Ten Hag's former employers.
Mbappe's mother wants Liverpool switch
With Kylian Mbappe's contract at PSG expiring in the summer of 2024, L'Equipe recently reported that the French superstar could seek an exit at the end of this season.
While a move to Real Madrid has long been mooted, The Express have revealed that this transfer would clash with the preferences of Mbappe's mother, who would prefer a switch to Liverpool instead.
"We talked a little bit, but not too much," the 24-year-old said when quizzed on the Reds. "I talked to Liverpool because it’s the favourite club of my mum, my mum loves Liverpool. I don’t know why, you will have to ask her! It’s a good club and we met them five years ago. When I was in Monaco I met them. It’s a big club."
Liverpool in race for Mac Allister
Relevo journalist Matteo Moretto reports that Brighton's Alexis Mac Allister will leave for a bigger club in the summer, with Liverpool one of the potential suitors in for his signature.
It is thought that several clubs enquired about the player in January without pursuing a serious offer, although talks with some clubs have resumed in recent weeks.
Liverpool are reported to be one of them, as Jurgen Klopp seeks an overhaul of his ageing midfield.
Crystal Palace eye Wan-Bissaka return
Crystal Palace are eyeing a sensational return for Manchester United full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, according to Football Insider.
The 25-year-old is contracted to the Red Devils until June 2025 and has enjoyed a return to the team of late.
But with Diogo Dalot being Erik ten Hag's clear first choice at right-back, Wan-Bissaka could return to Palace in the hunt for more game time, a club where he spent three years.
Tierney keen on Newcastle switch
Arsenal full-back Kieran Tierney could be open to a move to Newcastle United in the summer if he sees his minutes under Mikel Arteta continue to be reduced.
That's according to a recent report from The Chronicle, who note that the Scotland international's representatives have already made contact with Newcastle over a potential switch.
Liverpool eye move for Napoli midfielder
Liverpool have reportedly shown interest in signing Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski according to Todofichajes.
The 28-year-old has been in fine form for the Serie A leaders and the club value him at around €40million.
Kante close to extend stay at Chelsea
N’Golo Kanté position has been crucial to get new deal close: he had options on free transfer but he loves the club and wanted to stay in London. 💙 #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 28, 2023
The agreement is very close, not sealed yet — details missing on lenght of the contract, but really advanced ⤵️🇫🇷 https://t.co/RAQY63uFZK
Fulham set to extend Willian's stay
Fulham are all set to offer former Chelsea and Arsenal winger Willian a new one-year contract according to Football Insider.
The Brazilian's current contract with the club expires at the end of the 2022-23 season.
Man Utd join race to sign Mount
Manchester United have joined the race to sign Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount next summer according to The Telegraph.
Liverpool are currently the favourites to sign the English international but they will face competition from the Red Devils. Mount's current Chelsea contract expires in 2024.
Man City show interest in Chelsea's Kovacic
Manchester City might be tempted to sign Chelsea's Mateo Kovacic if the player does not sign a contract extension soon according to The Telegraph.
Pep Guardiola, who is an admirer of the player, could be tempted to sign him next summer for a bargain price as he enters the final 12 months of his contract.
Liverpool favourites to sign Chelsea midfielder
Liverpool have emerged favourites to sign Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount according to Daily Mirror.
Mount's contract expires in June 2024 and he is yet to extend his stay with the Blues.
Man City want to extend striker's contract by one more year
Manchester City have made a proposal to Julián Álvarez to extend the contract for one more year (2028) on improved terms 🚨🇦🇷 #MCFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
There’s no full green light yet from the player, still not 100% agreed.
Understand Álvarez has to decide in the next weeks, probably within March. pic.twitter.com/cGkogWETm1
Arsenal set to offer Xhaka a new deal
After initiating talks with Bukayo Saka, William Saliba and Gabriel Martinelli over new contracts, Arsenal are now willing to offer former captain Granit Xhaka a new deal according to Fabrizio Romano via Caughtoffside.
He wrote, "Despite reports, talks are not advanced now. Xhaka is next in the list after Martinelli, Saka and Saliba, but the Saka deal has to be finalized and also Saliba is still in negotiations, so it will take some time before getting Xhaka extension done. It will be discussed in the next months."
Spurs monitoring Fulham's Solomon
Tottenham are thought to be monitoring in-form Fulham winger Manor Solomon, according to Israeli outlet Y Net.
The Israel international, who is currently on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk, has three goals in his last three matches coming off the bench for the Cottagers, and at 23 years old has already recorded 22 goals and nine assists in 106 appearances during his time at the Ukrainian outfit.
Karius an option for Inter
Newcastle goalkeeper Lorius Karius - who returned to competitive action in Sunday's League Cup final against Manchester United - could be an option for Inter next season.
The reason, FCInterNews.it (via Football Italia) reports, is his girlfriend Diletta Leotta, who works for DAZN Italia and thus could angle a move for the German in the summer.
Inter, meanwhile will be in need of a backup to Andre Onana, as veteran Samir Handanovic is expected to retire at the end of the season.
Arsenal plotting Paqueta swoop
Arsenal are plotting a summer move for West Ham midfielder Lucas Paqueta, who only joined the Hammers at the start of the 2022-23 campaign.
That's according to a recent report from Spanish outlet Fichajes, who claim Newcastle are also interested. West Ham, meanwhile, won't be willing to let him go cheap, with some reports suggesting the Brazilian would be slapped with a £62m ($74.8m) price tag.
Chelsea eye Abraham return
Sources close to Football Insider have revealed that Chelsea may be considering a shock move for former striker Tammy Abraham, currently of Roma.
The 25-year-old - who shares the same agent as Kai Havertz, which could aid the deal - has £70.5m buy-back option which becomes active in the summer, two years after his departure from west London.
Spurs and Liverpool in battle for Barella
Tottenham are thought to have joined Liverpool in the race for Inter midfielder Nicolo Barella, as per Italian outlet Calciomercatoweb.
Both sides find themselves in desperate need of midfield reinforcements given their respective injury woes, although Spurs may have the upper hand should they secure Champions League football at the expense of their Merseyside counterparts.
Dier close to new Spurs deal
Talks are ongoing between Tottenham and Eric Dier over a new deal, with Football Insider (via The Boy Hotspur) reporting that both parties are keen to get an agreement reached quickly.
Dier's current contract runs until 2024 but is considered a "key player" in Antonio Conte's side, who is thought to be a big admirer of the 29-year-old.
West Ham join race for Kossounou
West Ham are reportedly in the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen defender Odilon Kossounou, according to recent information from The Sun.
Kossounou is thought to be interested in a move away from the Bundesliga club and, with Angelo Ogbonna yet to sign a new deal with The Hammers, they could turn to the 22-year-old as defensive backup.
Barca eyeing Alvarez swoop
Spanish outlet SPORT are reporting that Barcelona have already enquired about Manchester City's Julian Alvarez.
Despite scoring 10 goals in all competitions for Pep Guardiola's side this season, the Argentina star is reportedly "concerned" about his current status at the club and could seek a summer exit.
Golovin signs new Monaco deal
Ligue 1 side Monaco have announced that midfielder Aleksandr Golovin has extended his contract with the club, where he will now stay until 2026.
Having made his debut back in 2018, the 26-year-old is now Monaco's longest-serving player, totalling 23 goals and 23 assists in 166 appearances for the Principality club.
The Tsar stays ✍️— AS Monaco EN (@AS_Monaco_EN) February 27, 2023
We're pleased to announce that Aleksandr Golovin has extended his contract until 2026! ❤️🤍#Golo2026 pic.twitter.com/btYrh1G6jD
Bakayoko extends PSV contract until 2026
19-year-old forward Joan Bakayoko has extended his stay at PSV until 2026, the club have confirmed.
The youngster is enjoying a breakout season in the first team having come up from the Jong PSV youth side. Bakoyoko appeared content with his latest career milestone, telling the club's website: "This shows that the club has confidence in me. I am immensely proud."
He is ours until 2026! 🕺— PSV (@PSV) February 27, 2023
Nabil Fekir's season over due to ACL injury
Nabil Fekir has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in his left knee and has been ruled out for the remainder of the season by Real Betis.
The club confirmed the unfortunate news via Twitter, in what is another injury blow to the man who has consistently been linked with a move to Arsenal and Liverpool in previous years.
Fekir came close to signing for Liverpool in 2018, before a failed medical due to a knee issue resulted in the deal collapsing.
Juventus to trigger contract extension for Sandro
Juventus have decided to renew the contract of full-back Alex Sandro for another season, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.
The Brazilian's current deal was set to expire this summer, but it is now expected that he will spend a ninth season with the Old Lady.
Manchester United sign teenage striker from Cardiff
Talented 2006-born striker Gabriele Biancheri has officially signed as new Manchester United player 🔴🏴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
Biancheri joins United Academy from Cardiff City. “I’m ready for new chapter”, Gab mentions. pic.twitter.com/jrQRjsxrbI
Leicester scouts monitoring Lecce midfielder
#Leicester’s scouts monitoring the midfielder Morten #Hjulmand. #Lecce turned down a bid of €11M from #Southampton last January. #transfers #LCFC— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) February 27, 2023
PSG potting mega-money swoop for Barcelona defender
Paris Saint-Germain have opened talks over the potential signing of Barcelona's Ronald Araujo, according to Spanish outlet Fichajes.
They claim that Barcelona view the defender as untouchable, but PSG could come in with an offer they cannot refuse. The starting price is expected to be €90m.
Arsenal want Chelsea star next summer
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta reportedly wants to reunite with former Manchester City and current Chelsea attacker Raheem Sterling according to 90min.
Sterling, who joined the Blues last summer, does not have any plans to leave the club after just one year, but Arteta, who is known to be an admirer of the player, wants to launch a bid next season.
Inter yet to make a decision on Lukaku's future
Inter CEO Marotta: “Lukaku to stay also next year? It’s too early to decide, he will return to Chelsea and we will see what’s next”, tells Sky 🚨🔵 #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
“Lukaku wants to stay at Inter, for sure — we know Romelu’s intention and so we will see if we can negotiate his return here”. pic.twitter.com/5Z0GscCvBP
Liverpool eyeing move for Chelsea midfielder
Liverpool are monitoring the contract situation of N'Golo Kante at Chelsea and could make a move to sign him next season according to Football Insider.
Kante's current contract expires at the end of the season and Chelsea are reportedly planning to offer him a new one-year contract with an option for further 12 months.
Liverpool could offer Diaz in a swap deal for Milan star
Liverpool are keen on signing AC Milan star Rafael Leao next summer according to
The Portuguese winger is yet to sign a new deal with the club and his current contract expires in 2024. The player has a release clause of €150m but the Reds are planning to offer a lesser amount and send Luis Diaz in exchange for Leao.
Wolves youth scouts set to join Manchester City
Understand Manchester City have hired youth scouts from Wolves. Sean Murphy and Brad Wall will join first week in April 🔵— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
City Academy project, ongoing as they want young British talent and scouts to find them — both rejected offers from clubs including Newcastle to join #MCFC.
Liverpool star may leave next summer
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah could leave the club next summer if they do not qualify for the Champions League according to Fichajes.
The Egyptian international, who signed a new contract last year, is wanted by Paris Saint-Germain and they are ready to pay €80m for the player.
Milan working on extending Giroud and Leao's contracts
AC Milan director Ricky Massara: “We are working to extend Olivier Giroud and Rafa Leão’s contracts, talks are on”. 🔴⚫️ #ACMilan— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
“We want both of them to stay here at the club. We are in negotiations”. pic.twitter.com/94bwgOrKQ9
Alanyaspor head coach Francesco Farioli set to leave
Italian head coach Francesco Farioli has decided to leave Alanyaspor. Talks are in progress to part ways and terminate the contract. 🔴🇹🇷 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
Farioli did an excellent job at Alanyaspor with 5th place in the table last season, 64 points — record in the history of the club. pic.twitter.com/o4XkBru4Tp
Arsenal ready to offer youth player new contract
Arsenal are considering offering a new contract to their academy product Myles Lewis-Skelly according to The Athletic.
Several European clubs have reportedly shown interest in the teenager who has been performing consistently for the club's U18 side.
Jurgen Klinsmann appointed as new South Korea manager
🇰🇷대한민국 축구국가대표팀 위르겐 클린스만 감독 선임!— theKFA (@theKFA) February 27, 2023
✔️마이클 뮐러 국가대표전력강화위원장 감독 선임 기자회견
📆 02.28 (화) 14:00 📺 #KFATV_대한민국 축구 국가대표팀 유튜브 생중계#대한민국 #축구국가대표팀 #감독선임 #기자회견 pic.twitter.com/wUd1OzjwDN
Chelsea and Man City target could leave club in summer
Chelsea and Manchester City target Alexis Mac Allister could leave Brighton & Hove Albion in the summer as the player wants a move to a top club according to journalist Fabrizio Romano viat Caughtoffside.
Romano wrote in his column, "At the moment City are in the Bellingham race, nothing to report on Alexis Mac Allister. I’m told he has chances to leave in the summer as he’d love a top club move, but Brighton guarantee they’ve not fixed a price tag yet and I guess it’s going to be another big fight to sign Brighton star in the summer."
Andrey Santos set to join Vasco da Gama on loan
Chelsea and Vasco da Gama are closing in on agreement for Andrey Santos loan after deal collapsed with Palmeiras, it’s almost done 🚨🔵🇧🇷 #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 27, 2023
Vasco accept Chelsea key condition for Andrey to play U20 World Cup — he will return to London in July.
Medicals will take place soon. pic.twitter.com/FM2LcXOq7l
Man United considering move for Celta Vigo midfielder Gabri Veiga
Manchester United are eyeing up a potential move for Celta Vigo midfielder Gabri Veiga, according to Spanish media outlet AS.
With Erik Ten Hag having guided the Red Devils to their first trophy in six years, he'll be looking to strengthen a squad that he's still shaping in his own image.
A number of clubs are reportedly monitoring the 20-year-old, who Celta Vigo are hoping could go for a fee of around £26m.
Ogbonna keen to sign new West Ham deal
West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna has confirmed his desire to sign a new contract with West Ham United, according to the Evening Standard.
Ogbonna's contract runs out this summer, and no talks have taken place yet to renew it. However, the 34-year-old Italy international, one of the Hammers' longest-serving players (having played for them since 2015), is apparently keen to put pen to paper.
Arsenal, Man Utd & Chelsea want Lautaro (TEAMtalk)
Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez is generating serious interest from a number of Premier League clubs, according to TEAMtalk.
Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United are all reportedly battling it out to land the 25-year-old Argentina international. Since returning from Qatar, where he helped his country win the World Cup, he's been in red-hot form.
With 15 goals and 7 assists in Serie A this season, he's one of Europe's leading scorers, hence the fierce competition for his signature.
Brazilian wonderkid Matheus Franca slapped with £176m price tag
Arsenal, Manchester City and Newcastle United target Matheus Franca has just become a seriously expensive potential signing for his Premier League suitors.
The 18-year-old Brazilian youngster still isn't even a regular starter for his club Flamengo, but he's been slapped with a huge £176m price tag as the Copa Libertadores holders attempt to keep hold of their talented young star.
According to Fabrizio Romano, his new contract at Flamengo includes a release clause worth €200m, which will certainly make any club looking to poach the midfielder think twice.
Liverpool's Naby Keita linked with Barcelona move
According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita could join Barcelona if he leaves Merseyside when his contract expires this summer.
Form and fitness have been an issue for Keita since his arrival in 2018, with the Guinean international having made only 84 Premier League appearances in that time.
“Barca are linked to all the possible free agents, but at the moment, nothing is concrete or advanced between Keita or any other club”, Romano said. “He will decide in the next few months. Barca are exploring the free agents market, but nothing is “serious” yet.”
West Ham reportedly chasing Leverkusen's Odilon Kossounou
Premier League relegation strugglers West Ham United have reportedly joined the race to sign Ivory Coast defender Odilon Kossounou.
According to The Sun, the Hammers are keen on landing the Bayer Levurkusen star, who has made 55 appearances for Xabi Alonso's side, establishing himself firmly within the first team.
The 22-year-old is a versatile centre-back who can fill in across the backline or in defensive midfield. This flexibility is sure to appeal to West Ham manager David Moyes.
Asensio linked with summer move to Arsenal
Real Madrid star Marco Asensio could be a 'perfect' summer addition to Mikel Arteta's Arsenal squad, according to Talksport pundit Gabby Agbonlahor.
"It’s exactly the sort of signing they need," Agbonlahor told Football Insider. "Asensio isn’t playing as much as he’d like right now. But he’s done so many good things for a long time at Real Madrid.
The Spanish midfielder has been linked with a move to Arsenal on multiple occasions during his career, but with his contract at Real expiring this summer, it could finally be the right time for the Gunners to get a deal over the line.
Newcastle United join race to sign Bristol City star Alex Scott
19-year-old Bristol City midfielder Alex Scott has been lighting up the Championship this season. Nigel Pearson's team currently sit in 13th place, and with promotion to the Premier League looking highly unlikely, a number of top-flight clubs are reportedly sniffing around the England Under-19 international.
The latest club to join the race for Scott's signature are Newcastle, according to The Sun. Bristol City's young star has previously been linked with Tottenham Hotspur, amongst others. However, it's going to take a big fee to lure him away from Ashton Gate - the Championship side are thought to have slapped a £25million price tag on Alex Scott.
Napoli interested in signing Liverpool target Tommaso Baldanzi
Napoli are interested in signing 19-year-old Empoli talent Tommaso Baldanzi, according to CalcioMercato. The attacking midfielder has caught the eye this season, and is reportedly being targeted by Liverpool as a result.
However, with the Reds currently outside the Champions League places, a move to southern Italy could be more appealing. Right now, Napoli are streets ahead at the top of Serie A, with the club looking set to win their first Scudetto of the century. If an offer for Baldanzi is made, it may be a difficult one for the youngster to turn down.
Dortmund want to extend Bellingham contract
Borussia Dortmund will attempt to convince Jude Bellingham to snub interest from Liverpool, Manchester City and Real Madrid and remain in Germany for a few more years.
Dortmund director Sebastian Kehl told ZDF that they hope to enter talks over a new contract with the midfielder, saying: "I'm going to try to extend his contract, yes. We still haven't spoken to Jude or his family, the player is calm and focused on football."
Seiwald signs for RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig verpflichtet Nicolas Seiwald 🤝— RB Leipzig (@RBLeipzig) February 26, 2023
Der österreichische Nationalspieler wechselt zur neuen Saison von @RedBullSalzburg nach Leipzig und erhält einen Fünf-Jahres-Vertrag - bis 2028 ✍️
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Juventus want Hojlund as Vlahovic replacement
Juventus are eyeing Rasmus Hojlund as a possible replacement for Dusan Vlahovic, Corriere dello Sport says.
The Danish centre-forward has caught the attention of Arsenal and Real Madrid but the Italian giants could try to lure him to Turin if they decide to sell Vlahovic.
Milinkovic-Savic set for Lazio exit?
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could be on his way out of Lazio this summer.
According to Il Messaggero, the midfielder is reluctant to sign a new contract at the Serie A side amid interest from Arsenal, Newcastle Paris Saint-Germain among other teams.
His current deal expires in 2024 so Lazio could opt to sell him this summer to avoid losing him for free if they cannot come to an agreement over an extension.
Galtier to remain in charge of PSG
Paris Saint-Germain will not sack Christophe Galtier before the end of the season.
The coach is under pressure amid PSG's recent disappointment but RMC Sport reports the club are prepared to let him see out the remainder of the campaign, at least.
Granit Xhaka might extend stay at Arsenal
Former Arsenal captain and midfielder Granit Xhaka has reportedly held talks with the club over a new three-year contract according to Football Insider.
The 30-year-old's current deal expires in the summer and the Gunners are keen on retaining his services.
Arsenal defender open to join Newcastle
Arsenal full-back Kieran Tierney is reportedly keen on joining Newcastle United next summer according to The Mirror.
With the arrival of Oleksandr Zinchenko this season, the Scotland international saw his game time get reduced which has reportedly prompted him to consider leaving the Gunners.
Spurs set to offer new deal to Eric Dier
Tottenham Hotspur are planning to offer Eric Dier a new two-year deal according to Football Insider.
The England international's current contract with the club expires in 2024 but they want to keep him for a longer period.
West Ham show interest in Milan star
West Ham United are keen on signing former Chelsea and Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud according to The Sun.
Giroud's contract with AC Milan expires in the summer and it will be interesting to see if he will return to the Premier League.
David Raya yet to decide on his future at Brentford
David Raya: “I rejected two contracts, one last year and one this January”, tells @TheAthleticFC 🚨🔴 #Brentford— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 26, 2023
“You never know what’s going to happen in the summer. Maybe the club wants to sell, maybe not. Maybe I want to stay. I want to focus on football & see what happens”. pic.twitter.com/qTXTRrn0Cw
Premier League clubs chasing Union Berlin midfielder
Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool have shown interest in signing Union Berlin midfielder Rani Khedira according to 90min.
Four other Premier League clubs, Everton, Leicester City, West Ham United and Wolves have already scouted the 29-year-old midfielder and are in the race to sign him next summer.
Real Madrid want Liverpool midfielder
Real Madrid are reportedly interested in signing Liverpool midfielder Fabinho according to Fichajes.
The Brazilian, who joined the Reds in 2018 has a contract with the club until 2026 but they could be tempted to sell him as they are planning to bring Jude Bellingham next summer.
Newcastle eyeing move for Chelsea midfielder
Newcastle United are keen on signing Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher in the summer according to Football Insider.
The Magpies reportedly made a move for Gallagher in the January window but a move at that time did not materialize.
Liverpool tracking Barella
Nicolo Barella is on Liverpool's list of candidates to boost their midfield in the summer.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that the Inter star is considered a possible signing alongside Jude Bellingham, Moises Caicedo and Matheus Nunes.
Top clubs lining up for Man Utd target Frimpong
Manchester United are just one of several top teams eager to sign Jeremie Frimpong from Bayer Leverkusen.
Fabrizio Romano says 22-year-old right-back is on the target list of more than just Manchester United with a summer move a possibility.
AC Milan want Marlon Gomes
Vasco da Gama starlet Marlon Gomes has attracted interest from AC Milan, UOL Sport claims.
The Rossoneri have already reached out to discuss a possible move with the 19-year-old's agent.
Chelsea, Barca & Real Madrid plot Brozovic bids (Gazzetta)
Inter are open to selling Marcelo Brozovic in the summer transfer window, reports La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Brozovic is no longer untouchable at Inter and they are ready to cash in, with the likes of Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid interested in signing him.
Man Utd target Thuram offered to Barcelona (Mundo Deportivo)
Marcus Thuram's agent has approached Barcelona about a possible summer transfer.
The attacker will leave Borussia Monchengladbach when his contract expires at the end of the season and Mundo Deportivo claims he has been offered to the Camp Nou side.
However, the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid and Inter are interested.
Villarreal set €50m Pau Torres asking price
Villarreal are demanding around €50 million for Pau Torres this summer.
Fichajes reports the Spanish side are prepared to sell him in the next transfer window and Arsenal, Tottenham, Newcastle and Real Madrid are among the teams eager to sign the defender.
PSG & AC Milan eye Vuskovic
Hajduk Split teenager Luka Vuskovic has caught the attention of AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, says Calciomercato.
The 16-year-old recently signed his first professional contract which ties him to Hajduk until 2026.
Dortmund academy star targeted by Barcelona
Barcelona are plotting a move for Borussia Dortmund's rising star Paris Brunner, reports Sport.
The Spanish side have been tracking him for some time and do not want to miss out on the talented youngster.
Real Madrid and Barcelona back in for Wirtz
Florian Wirtz is back in action with Bayer Leverkusen after recovering from injury.
The 19-year-old's future is as bright as ever and Fichajes reports Real Madrid and Barcelona are once again showing interest in him.
Man Utd plotting move for Bayer Leverkusen full-back
Manchester United are planning to make a move for Bayer Leverkusen's Jeremie Frimpong according to Football Insider.
As per reports, the Bundesliga club value the 22-year-old Dutch defender at around £40-50million.
Man Utd, Arsenal chasing Celta Vigo midfielder
Premier League giants Manchester United and Arsenal have shown interest in signing Celta Vigo midfielder Gabri Veiga according to AS.
Several other Premier League clubs are also keen on signing the 20-year-old Spaniard according to the report.
Liverpool have to pay record fee to sign Inter star
Liverpool will have to pay a transfer fee of €80 million (£71m) if they want to sign Inter midfielder Nicolo Barella according to Gazzetta.
Jurgen Klopp is known to be an admirer of the Italian international and wants to sign him next summer.
Barcelona leading race to sign Leicester City star
Barcelona have emerged as the frontrunners to land Leicester City star Youri Tielemans according to Fichajes.
The Belgian's contract expires at the end of the current season and he has been linked with a move away from the club.
Premier League clubs want former Man Utd defender
Four Premier League clubs Everton, West Ham, Leicester City and Fulham are reportedly keen on signing AS Roma's Chris Smalling according to 90min.
The former Manchester United defender joined the Serie A side in 2019 and has been a mainstay in their backline.
Premier League clubs eyeing move for Mainz midfielder
Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keeping an eye on Mainz midfielder Anton Stach according to 90min.
Two other Premier League clubs Newcastle United and West Ham United are also scouting the 24-year-old German international.
Vasco da Gama set to sign Chelsea's Andrey Santos on loan
After loan deal collapsed with Palmeiras despite full agreement, Chelsea decided to give the green light to Vasco da Gama for Andrey Santos loan. 🚨🔵🇧🇷 #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 25, 2023
Vasco have the opportunity to close the deal within next week but there are also other clubs in the race, LAFC included. pic.twitter.com/jCa3fHfSYJ
Spurs want to sign Chelsea's star forward
Tottenham Hotspur are keen on signing Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku next season according to Fichajes.
Lukaku is currently on loan at Inter and reportedly wants to permanently leave the Blues next summer. While the Belgian himself wants to make a permanent move to the Serie A club, Spurs will try to bring him back to the Premier League as they eye him as a replacement of Harry Kane if he leaves the club.
Arsenal enter race to sign Spanish star
Arsenal have entered the race to sign Athletic Club winger Nico Williams according to Fichajes.
Williams, whose contract expires in the summer of 2024, is also wanted by Liverpool who will compete with their Premier League rivals to secure his signature.
Olivier Giroud close to extend stay at AC Milan
Olivier Giroud: "I want to stay at AC Milan, I hope we'll find an agreement. We are in talks and I feel new deal could be agreed", tells DAZN. 🔴🇫🇷 #ACMilan— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 25, 2023
The agreement on new contract is close as current one expires in June. Everton approach was rejected in January. pic.twitter.com/3tEL0D1vgt
Man Utd wanted to sign Juranovic
Josip Juranovic, performing at top level as Union Berlin are more than happy with deal completed in January - Croatian right back has already 3 assist & 1 goal in 5 appearances 🇭🇷 #UnionBerlin— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 25, 2023
Juranovic was in Manchester United list in January but Wan-Bissaka ended up staying. pic.twitter.com/dkDMQUFsA3
PSG eye Vinicius Jr as Mbappe replacement (Plenta Real Madrid)
Paris Saint-Germain will try to sign Vinicius Junior as a replacement for Kylian Mbappe if Real Madrid manage to lure the France star to Spain in the summer.
Planeta Real Madrid reports that the Santiago Bernabeu team are still eager to bring the World Cup winner to the Spanish capital.
However, PSG are determined to bring in another game-changing attacker and could perhaps lure the Brazilian to France with the promise of a starring role.
Lecce want to keep Umtiti
Samuel Umtiti has the option to stay at Lecce for the time being.
The defender has been on loan at the Italian side from Barcelona and has impressed enough for the club to want to hold onto him, says Sport.
However, AC Milan are also eager to lure him away from Camp Nou, with Barca looking to finally offload him permanently this summer.
Joao Felix wants Chelsea stay
Joao Felix wants to make a permanent transfer to Chelsea this summer.
The attacker is on loan from Atletico Madrid and Fichajes reports he sees his long-term future at Stamford Bridge.
Tavares drops huge hint over Arsenal future
Nuno Tavares has said he will return to Arsenal at the end of the season once his loan spell at Marseille comes to an end.
Tavares impressed in Ligue 1 this season and has suggested he plans on having a go at fighting for his place in the Gunners team.
Chelsea owner Boehly wants to buy Ligue 1 side
Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly is interested in buying Ligue 1 side Strasbourg.
The American has held talks with club president Marc Keller about taking over the French club.
Earthquakes sign Munie
San Jose Earthquakes have signed 2023 MLS SuperDraft pick Daniel Munie to a first-team contract.
The defender, 23, spent preseason with the club in the wake of his selection from Indiana University and scored in matches against Monterey Bay FC and Minnesota United. His contract runs through the 2023 season and includes club options until 2026.
Chicago Fire sign Kamara
✍️ Welcome to #cf97, Kei! 🔥— Chicago Fire FC (@ChicagoFire) February 24, 2023
Brazil want Luis Enrique as Ancelotti alternative
Luis Enrique could be set to take over as Brazil coach, according to Fichajes.
The Selecao have been linked with hiring Carlo Ancelotti as Tite's replacement but are prepared to bring in the ex-Spain and Barcelona boss as an alternative.
Busquets waiting on Barca offer as future decision nears
Sergio Busquets is waiting on clarity from Barcelona regarding his future.
Mundo Deportivo says the midfielder is eager to come to a decision about his next move with his contract set to expire this summer and the club supposedly eager to tie him to a new deal.
Al-Nassr contact Ramos' entourage over Ronaldo reunion
Al-Nassr have already made contact with the representatives of Sergio Ramos over a potential move ahead of next season, report Marca.
Ramos is out of contract at Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season and leaders at the Saudi club have expressed an interest in reuniting him with former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arsenal Women confirm new assistant coach
Joining us as an Assistant Coach...— Arsenal Women (@ArsenalWFC) February 24, 2023
Welcome to The Arsenal, Lydia Bedford 👋 pic.twitter.com/wwoVdhonzE
Giroud confirms Milan renewal talks
Oliver #Giroud confirms to Dazn: “I want to stay at #ACMilan. We are in talks to reach an agreement to extend the contract. I hope to find a deal”. Ready a renewal until 2024 with a salary around €4M. #transfers https://t.co/7MkN6lgAQT— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) February 24, 2023
Milan eyeing new Theo Hernandez understudy
Milan are ready to sell Fode Ballo-Toure this summer amid interest from France, in order to recruit a new left-back to compete with captain Theo Hernandez, according to calciomercato.com.
The report mentions five potential candidates that have been identified as replacements, with the Rossoneri in the market for an Italian replacement.
Empoli's Fabiano Parisi has been mentioned, but could cost up to €15m.
Fulham midfielder leaves club for Norway
Fulham midfielder Adrion Pajaziti leaves the club — deal set to be signed in next hours with Norwegian’s FK Haugesund on loan 🇦🇱🤝🏻 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 24, 2023
Pajaziti will sign the contract soon — it will include also an option to buy clause. pic.twitter.com/kGJiO2WnpB
Fluminense confirm signing of Real Madrid legend
A hora de voltar chegou. #WhereImFrom #M12NoFlu pic.twitter.com/f6FxsGWojW— Fluminense F.C. (@FluminenseFC) February 24, 2023
Newcastle-target Franca set to sign new deal with Flamengo with €200m RC
Flamengo have reached an agreement to extend Matheus França contract after €20m bid [add-ons included] received from Newcastle and… rejected. ⭐️🇧🇷 #transfers #NUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 24, 2023
💰 Understand new release clause will be €200m.
Matheus’ new deal will be signed today, as per @venecasagrande. pic.twitter.com/ycCqzZi2Ed
Klopp admits Liverpool will be busy in the summer
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that the Reds need a squad overhaul and will look for players in the summer transfer market.
He also mentioned there will be players who will leave the club to make way for new faces.
"We have to do something in the summer, it is clear," said Klopp to reporters before facing Crystal Palace.
"It's one of the reasons I signed a new contract (to build a new team). Last season was not one for a big change. If you want a big change, at this club you cannot make loads of changes and realise no one wants to leave. We cannot make four transfers before we know who will leave the club," he added.
Neville confirms Inter Miami interest in Messi and Busquets
Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets are on the wishlist of Inter Miami FC, confirmed Phil Neville.
“We want to bring the best players in the world to this football club. Messi and Busquets are the two that stand out more in recent years. They’re great players who would still be a massive benefit to this organisation. For MLS, it would be a game-changer," he told The Times..
Leeds confirm new manager Gracia's visa status and backroom staff
📰 #LUFC is delighted to announce Javi Gracia’s visa has been confirmed, along with a number of new additions to the existing backroom staff— Leeds United (@LUFC) February 24, 2023
Real Madrid plot Pulisic move in the summer
Real Madrid want to strengthen their wings this summer and might go for Christian Pulisic of Chelsea, according to Defensa Central via 90min.
If Madrid does bid for Pulisic then he will be considered as a backup for Vinicius Jr. and Rodrygo Goes.
Almiron signs extension with Newcastle
🇵🇾 WOR MIGGY 🇵🇾— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) February 24, 2023
🤝 We are delighted to announce that Miguel Almirón has signed a new three-and-a-half year deal!
Everton announce Pickford extension
✍️ | Jordan Pickford has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract, committing his future to Everton until the end of June 2027.— Everton (@Everton) February 24, 2023
Arsenal prioritise West Ham's Rice
Arsenal will put their weight behind a move for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, according to Football.London.
The Gunners believe that they do not have the financial muscle to pull off a deal for Jude Bellingham who is reported to cost around £150m and will hence try to sign Rice who will be a cheaper option.
Fabinho could leave Liverpool in the summer
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho could move out of Anfield this summer, according to The Mirror.
His performances have dropped significantly and the Reds are looking to replace him with some fresh blood in midfield. James Milner, Naby Keita, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are all out of contract at the end of the season and might have to leave as well.
Southampton confirm Selles as their manager until the summer
#SaintsFC can today confirm that Rubén Sellés has been appointed as Men’s First Team Manager until the end of the 2022/23 season. pic.twitter.com/kOz8IHoVUI— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) February 24, 2023
Liverpool consider Bastoni move
Liverpool might submit a bid for Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni in the summer, according to Fichajes.
However, if the Reds end up failing to qualify for the Champions League then it would be difficult to convince the Italian defender to join them.
Selles to continue at Southampton until the end of the season
🚨 Understand Southampton have decided to give Rubén Sellés the chance to be the manager until the end of the current season. He will be the head coach to replace Neil Jones. #SaintsFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 24, 2023
Rubén Sellés has convinced the club with his ideas and work, he's set to stay. pic.twitter.com/GZKkFexy6P
Houston Dynamo sign Luis Caicedo
Houston Dynamo have confirmed the signing of former New England Revolution midfielder Luis Caicedo.
He signs on a one-year deal, with options for 2024 and 2025.
Made for the midfield💪💥— Houston Dynamo FC (@HoustonDynamo) February 23, 2023
Welcome to Houston, Luis Caicedo!🤘 #HoldItDown #ContraTodos
Tottenham set sights on Lecce's Hjulmand
Tottenham are interested in landing Lecce midfielder Morten Hjulmand in the summer, according to Calciomercato.
The 23-year-old is thought to have caught the eye of several suitors around Europe, including the likes of Napoli, Roma and Borussia Dortmund.
Given the long-term injury to midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur, Hjulmand may now feature even higher on Spurs' summer shortlist.
Wrexham confirm Lainton contract extension
🧤 We're pleased to announce goalkeeper Rob Lainton has signed a one-year contract extension to the end of the 2023/24 season, with an appearance-related extension for a further season 👇— Wrexham AFC (@Wrexham_AFC) February 23, 2023
Newcastle among frontrunners for Fresneda
Newcastle are one of four clubs leading the way to sign Real Valladolid starlet Ivan Fresneda in the summer, according to journalist Simon Collings.
Collings took to Twitter to state: "Lots of clubs around Europe interested in Ivan Fresneda. Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and Newcastle viewed as four frontrunners. Player will decide future in summer.”
Collings' corresponding Evening Standard article revealed the 18-year-old has a £26.5m release clause which will likely be triggered in the next window.
Bellingham swayed towards Madrid after Anfield domination (Fichajes)
Spanish outlet Fichajes reports that sought-after midfielder Jude Bellingham would now favour a move to Real Madrid - not Liverpool - after their dominating 2-5 victory at Anfield on Tuesday.
It is thought that Madrid's prowess in the Champions League is particularly attractive to the 19-year-old, who looks certain to leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer.
Arsenal had January bid for Raphinha rejected
Arsenal had a bid worth €70 million (£62m) rejected by Barcelona for their Brazilian forward Raphinha in January, reports Spanish outlet Sport.
The north London club moved quickly after losing out on Mykhailo Mudryk to rivals Chelsea, although Barca turned down the proposal as they see a future for Raphinha at the club.
Arsenal landed Brighton's Leandro Trossard on a £27m deal shortly after.
Spurs lead Maddison race
Tottenham are leading the race to sign Leicester midfielder James Maddison in the summer, according to sources close to Football Insider.
The north London club are thought to be ahead of the likes of Manchester City and Newcastle in landing the England international.
Maddison reportedly wants to be the star player of the project he eventually joins, and it is believed Spurs can offer him that opportunity.
Dyche confirms imminent Pickford contract extension
New Everton manager Sean Dyche has confirmed goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is set to sign a new deal with the club.
“He’s a very, very good player, a good servant to this football club so far and he’s going to continue to be that for sure,” the Toffees boss said in a press conference. “I think it’s a sign that he’s enjoying our new regime and he’s accepting of what we’re looking to offer. He’s been a fantastic player, so we want."
The England international has made 222 appearances for Everton since signing in 2017, and Pickford' continuation will be a big boost for the club's survival hopes.
Saka set to sign new £10m-a-year deal
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka looks poised to sign a new £200,000-a-week contract with the Gunners, which would keep him at the club until 2028.
Chelsea close to verbal agreement for Paez
EXCL: Chelsea are closing in on verbal agreement with Independiente del Valle to sign Ecuadorian gem Kendry Paez — deal close to be completed. 🚨🔵🇪🇨 #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 23, 2023
Midfielder born in 2007, one of the best talents in South America, Kendry will be able to join Chelsea when he will turn 18. pic.twitter.com/mM6vJORa8n
Napoli, AC Milan and Leicester after Dahoud
Teams are lining up to sign Mahmoud Dahoud from Borussia Dortmund this summer.
Calciomercato reports that AC Milan and Napoli hope to sign him, but Leicester hope to lure him to the Premier League.
Arsenal battle Real Madrid for Hojlund
Arsenal face competition from Real Madrid in the race to sign Rasmus Hojlund from Atalanta, claims Marca.
The striker has impressed since joining the Serie A side last summer and the two teams are eager to sign him.
Both sides have reached out to discuss a possible move, though Madrid will only go after him if they cannot sign Erling Haaland.
Nacho stalls on Real Madrid contract
Real Madrid defender Nacho is considering leaving the club for free at the end of the season.
Mundo Deportivo reports the Spanish and European champions want the 33-year-old by tying him to a new contract but he could opt for a free transfer elsewhere.
Umtiti set for AC Milan switch?
Samuel Umtiti could be set to stay in Serie A for years to come.
The defender has impressed on loan at Lecce and Barcelona are looking to offload him this summer.
Sport reports that AC Milan are interested in luring him to San Siro and believe they can snap him up for free.
Barca eye ex-Real Madrid man Kubo
Barcelona coach Xavi wants to bring Takefusa Kubo back to Camp Nou.
The Japan international spent years in the Barcelona academy before moving to Tokyo.
He ended up at Real Madrid but was unable to secure a place in the first team and was sold to Real Sociedad.
However, AS reports that a return to the Catalan club may be on the cards as Barca have been impressed by his progress.
AC Milan and Roma eye Icardi
Mauro Icardi could be back in Serie A next season.
Fichajes reports that AC Milan and Roma are interested in bringing him back to Italy from Galatasaray.
Milan may have the advantage to land him as the Argentine attacker still has a house in the city.
United plot Kim Min-jae swoop in summer
Manchester United are reportedly plotting a surprise swoop for Napoli defender Kim Min-Jae after being alerted to his £42 million release clause, according to Corriere dello Sport in Italy.
The Napoli star's release clause is set to become active for a 15-day period in the summer window, and United will have to move quickly to secure his signature.
Read more about the release clause in GOAL.
Brazilian outfit Internacional set to land Valencia
Internacional are set to complete the deal to sign Enner Valencia on a free transfer from Fenerbahçe valid from the end of the season 🚨🇪🇨🇧🇷 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 23, 2023
Pre-contract until June 2025 has been agreed, waiting to get it sealed. pic.twitter.com/bqVe1px0RL
Bellingham likely to cost €150m for potential suitors
Clubs lining up for Jude Bellingham. Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd, Real Madrid likely to be primary contenders if 19yo exits Dortmund. Price expected to be ~€150m but currently many factors + little certainty. W/ @MarioCortegana @honigstein @TheAthleticFC https://t.co/EEQ4KJiZ52— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) February 23, 2023
Lovren retires from international football
Thank you @HNS_CFF for everything!— Dejan Lovren (@Dejan06Lovren) February 23, 2023
Forever in my heart. ❤️🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/GSebjeEKK8
Sabitzer's agent hints at possible permanent Man Utd contract
Marcel Sabitzer's agent has refused to rule out a permanent move to Manchester United for the midfielder from Bayern Munich.
"At Manchester United, we see Marcel from Leipzig again. I'm very happy for him. What's next in the summer? We'll see when the time comes," stated Roger Wittmann.
Xavi says Barcelona doors open to Messi
Barcelona manager Xavi said he is "in permanent contact" with Lionel Messi and would leave the doors open for a return to his boyhood club.
"I've already said that this is his home and the doors are open to him, he's a friend, we're in constant contact," the Spaniard said in a press conference. "It will depend on him, on what he wants to do in his future. This is his home, there is no doubt. The best footballer in history would always fit in."
Everton close to extend Pickford contract
Everton are closing in on agreement to extend Jordan Pickford contract, deal at final stages with the English GK — it’s imminent 🔵🤝🏻 #EFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 23, 2023
Pickford, keen on signing new long term deal with clauses — final green light in the next days, as @_pauljoyce called. pic.twitter.com/wpRcXiwza3
Xhaka keen to extend contract with Arsenal
Arsenal vice-captain Granit Xhaka is negotiating a new deal with the Gunners over a new contract, according to 90min.
He has established himself as a key player under Mikel Arteta and the manager has also given the green light to extend the deal.
Xavi not thinking of Premier League move
Xavi on Premier League clubs as next step: “No way to think about that, it’s not something I even think about at this stage”, tells @LuMartinBcn 🔵🔴 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 23, 2023
“I’ve only just started at Barça! I have the feeling that the Barça opportunity has come to me very soon, it’s great”. pic.twitter.com/3podcIAXaP
Rose confirms Gvardiol wants Premier League move
🚨 Leipzig coach Marco Rose: “Joško Gvardiol will be a RB Leipzig player next season as well. I am the coach and I am asking for that”. 🇭🇷 #UCL— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 22, 2023
“He is happy here. He said he wants to play in the Premier League, but he didn’t say when!”, told @ArilaSos. pic.twitter.com/jnJj3wE9gu
Liverpool enter Josko Gvardiol chase (Romano)
Liverpool are interested in RB Leipzig centre-back Josko Gvardiol, says Fabrizio Romano.
The Croatian defender, who scored against Manchester City on Wednesday, nearly joined Chelsea last summer. Their inability to sign him as proven a major misstep as his value skyrocketed soon after the World Cup. Now, the Reds are among the teams to pay up and snatch him away from potential lingering interest at Stamford Bridge.
As a 5-2 Champions League defeat to Real Madrid demonstrated, Liverpool see the need for fresh legs in defence and are willing to spend to ensure that they aren't left short again if their crop of injury prone squad members experience another rash of fitness concerns.
Xavi: I have contact with Messi
Barcelona manager Xavi said he is "in permanent contact" with Lionel Messi and would leave the doors open for a return to his boyhood club.