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Chelsea join fight for Fekir


Chelsea are the latest club to show an interest in signing Lyon forward Nabil Fekir this summer, according to  L'Equipe .

The France international is set to depart the Ligue 1 outfit this summer, and the Blues have joined Liverpool and Atletico Madrid in monitoring his situation.


Allegri wants Arsenal job


Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is interested in taking over at Arsenal, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Bianconeri manager is considering his future in Turin and is one of the names on the Gunners' shortlist of candidates to replace Arsene Wenger.


Everton want Vieira


Everton are weighing up the merits of a move for Patrick Vieira in the summer, Metro reports.

Vieira, an Arsenal legend and current manager of MLS side New York City FC, had been tipped as a replacement for Arsene Wenger, but it seems the Toffees are also interested in replacing Sam Allardyce.

The 41-year-old former midfielder is said to currently make around £2 million ($2.7m) in New York, a salary that Everton could comfortably trump should money be a major factor.


Liverpool consider Khedira offer


Liverpool could look to sign Sami Khedira from Juventus while Emre Can heads the other way, according to  The Sun .

Can is expected to join the Serie A side at the end of the season after his Liverpool contract expires, although no deal has been announced.

His imminent arrival could see Juve let one of their midfielders go, with Khedira the main candidate, and Liverpool are already on alert for 


Lichtsteiner agrees Dortmund move


Stephan Lichtsteiner is close to joining Borussia Dortmund,  Bild   reports.

The Swiss full-back has already declared that he will leave Juventus at the end of the season and has already said yes to contract at Dortmund, thought to be for one season.


Ribery signs new Bayern deal


Franck Ribery has brought an end to speculation regarding his future by signing a new one-year deal with Bayern Munich.

The veteran winger was out of contract this summer but will now remain with the Bundesliga champions for the 2018-19 campaign.

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Dembele not leaving Barca, Neymar not returning


Josep Maria Bartomeu has dismissed talk of Ousmane Dembele leaving Barcelona this summer and said there is no interest in bringing Neymar back.

Dembele was left on the bench for Sunday's 2-2 draw with Real Madrid and his first season struggles have sparked rumours Liverpool are eyeing up a move for him.

However, Bartomeu insists the club will not let him leave and gave his thoughts on Neymar potentially joining Madrid.

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Barca had Griezmann talks


Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu met with Antoine Griezmann's agent in October, he has admitted.

The Spanish champions have been in pursuit of the Atletico Madrid striker for some time and could try to bring him to Camp Nou in the summer.

And talks have already occurred between the club and the player's representative, Bartomeu says.

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James wants Bayern stay


James Rodriguez says he wants to stay at Bayern Munich on a permanent basis.

The Colombian has settled in at the Allianz Arena since joining on a two-year loan deal and Bayern could buy him outright for €42 million.

And James has been pleasantly surprised by the Bundesliga and would be happy to stay.

Read what Rodriguez had to say here


Liverpool rival Chelsea for £50m Zaha


Liverpool have joined Premier League rivals Chelsea in the battle to land £50 million-rated Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, claims the Daily Star .

The Ivory Coast international has starred for the Eagles this season as they have steered a course to safety and is set to be offered another big break following a previous flop at Manchester United.


Ramos hints he could follow Iniesta to China


Sergio Ramos has jokingly suggested he could follow Andres Iniesta and make the move to China.

Iniesta will leave Barcelona at the end of the season and has been widely tipped to head to the Chinese Super League, with Ramos suggesting that he could well face him again in China in a few years.

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Man Utd set Martial demands


Manchester United will allow Anthony Martial to join Chelsea, reports the Daily Star , but only if they get £80 million and Willian in return.

The France international forward has struggled for regular starts at Old Trafford this season and is wanted at Stamford Bridge as part of a summer rebuild.


Butland set for Wolves move


Newly-promoted Wolves are set to sign Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland, according to  The Times .

The England goalkeeper is set to lead an exodus from the relegated Potters, with Xherdan Shaqiri and Joe Allen also set for departures.


Leicester target Wagner to replace Puel


Leicester City want to bring in Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner to replace Claude Puel this summer, according to  The Times .

Puel is set to be relieved of his duties following a run of poor results, and Wagner's performance in taking the Terriers to the brink of safety has seen him become the top target at King Power Stadium.


Coutinho wants Can at Barca


Philippe Coutinho has urged Barcelona to reunite him with former Liverpool team-mate Emre Can at Camp Nou, says Don Balon .

The Germany international is continuing to run down his contract at Anfield and, having been heavily linked with a move to Juventus, will drop into the free agent pool at the end of the season.


Schalke want Bayern's Rudy on loan


Schalke are interested in signing Bayern Munich and Germany midfielder Sebastian Rudy on loan, according to BILD .

Domenico Tedesco's side will lose midfield duo Max Meyer and Leon Goretzka on free transfers at the end of the season and are hoping to land Rudy to soften the blow.


Villarreal launch bid for Angers' Toko Ekambi


Villarreal have tabled a €16 million bid for highly-rated Angers forward Karl Toko Ekambi, L'Equipe reports.

Toko Ekambi - who has scored 17 goals in Ligue 1 so far this term - has also been linked with Premier League trio Everton, Newcastle and Brighton.


Maguire declares desire for Leicester silverware


Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has declared a desire to push on after the club's midtable finish this season in hopes of winning silverware next season.

The England international has been rumoured to be a target of the Manchester clubs this summer as he is expected to be part of the Three Lions World Cup squad.

However, Maguire declared his happiness in signing with Leicester and seems to have one eye on a bright future with the Foxes.

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Real ready Kane exchange


Real Madrid are hoping to afford paying a fee for Tottenham striker Harry Kane by offering Gareth Bale and Mateo Kovacic in exchange, claims Don Balon .

The Blancos are determined to land a proven striker when the transfer window re-opens and have made Spurs' England international their top target.


Gerrard targets Solanke


Steven Gerrard has made Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke his top target as he prepares to take the reins at Rangers, reports The Sun .

The Liverpool legend is eager to raid his former club for the England international on a loan deal which will give him the chance to see regular first-team football.


No deal for Milinkovic-Savic


Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has no agreement in place to leave Lazio this summer, claims his agent, with the midfielder being linked with an £80 million move to Manchester United.

Some reports had suggested that the Serbia international had been given the green light to complete a move to Old Trafford this summer, with Jose Mourinho marking him out as a top target.

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Path cleared for Gomes move


Andre Gomes appears destined to leave Barcelona this summer after being left out of their Clasico plans, claims the  Express .

The Portugal international midfielder has been linked with Manchester United and Tottenham after enduring a tough time at Camp Nou.


Fekir & Dembele to Liverpool?


Jurgen Klopp is staying tight-lipped when it comes to Liverpool’s reported interest in Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.

The Reds are expected to be in the market for added creativity this summer after offloading Philippe Coutinho, but they are giving little away when it comes to their recruitment plans.

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Arsenal closing on Soyuncu


Arsenal continue to lead the chase for highly-rated Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu, according to TMW .

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The 21-year-old's current club have moved to quash talk of a deal already being done, but he could still be making his way to Emirates Stadium in the near future.


Liverpool looking at Lunin


Liverpool now lead the hunt for highly-rated Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin, claims The Mirror .

The 19-year-old has been earning rave reviews at Zorya Luhansk and Jurgen Klopp is ready to make a move to bring him in as the Reds' third-choice custodian for 2018-19.

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