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Metanire signs Minnesota United extension


Minnesota United have tied Romain Metanire to a new contract, it has been confirmed.

The right-back played an important role for the MLS outfit last season and will remain at the club for a few more years after agreeing a new deal.

Betis plot move for Espanyol star Cabrera


Real Betis hope to land Espanyol centre-back Leandro Cabrera at the end of the campaign, says Mundo Deportivo.

The 29-year-old has a clause in his deal that will make it easy to leave Espanyol as they are on the way down and Betis are prepared to snap him up.

Nice target Sevilla midfielder Lopes


Rony Lopes could be on his way back to France with Nice looking to sign him this summer, France Football claims.

The 24-year-old attacking midfielder joined the Spanish outfit from Monaco in 2019 but is not sure of a place in the starting XI, which could see him head back to Ligue 1.

Sevilla and Valencia want De Tomas


Espanyol will have a hard time keeping striker Raul De Tomas this summer.

Mundo Deportivo reports the 25-year-old, who just joined Espanyol from Benfica in January, is already wanted by Sevilla and Valencia.

With Espanyol set to drop down a division, the ex-Real Madrid player has a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave.

Chelsea and Inter join Ikone race


Jonathan Ikone is the subject of interest from the Chelsea and Inter.

The 22-year-old attacking midfielder has spent the last two seasons with Lille but could be on the move this season with Tottenham and Newcastle said to be eyeing him.

But Le10 Sport reports the Blues and Serie A side Inter have him in their sights and could be ready to make a bid this summer.

Ozil wants MLS or Turkey move


Mesut Ozil will only consider leaving Arsenal for a club in the United States or Turkey, according to The Sun.

The Gunners appear ready to offload the Germany international, but he hopes to see out the last year of his contract and leave on a free transfer in 2021 instead of this summer.

Lampard addresses Havertz to Chelsea links


Chelsea boss Frank Lampard addressed transfer speculation surrounding Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz.

The Blues are currently in pole position to sign Germany sensation Havertz, with other potential suitors pulling out of the race due to the €100 million (£90m/$112m) price tag being placed on him.

Lampard, however, kept his cards close to his chest when asked about the situation on Friday.

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Does Thiago want to leave Bayern?


Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago has been heavily linked with a move this summer.

Liverpool are said to be the top contenders to sign the Spain international and it has been claimed he is ready to leave the Bundesliga giants.

But does he really want to make a switch? Goal ponders what is in store for Thiago.

Akindele signs Orlando extension


Orlando City have confirmed Tesho Akindele has signed a contract extension with the club.

The 28-year-old's deal was set to expire at the end of the 2021 campaign but he looks set to stay with the club until 2023.

Hibernian confirm three signings


Hibernian have confirmed the signings of Drey Wright, Kevin Nisbet and Alex Gogic.

Wright, 23, has joined after spending two seasons with top-flight rivals St Johnstone, while Nisbet was lured to Easter Road following a season with Dunfermline.

Meanwhile, ex-Swansea player Gogic has made the switch from Hamilton.

Atalanta want Florenzi as Roma ready to offload


Alessandro Florenzi's time at Roma appears to be up, going by a report by Calciomercato.

The right-back has been on loan at Valencia since January and he still has three years to go on his contract with the Italian outfit.

But they are ready to let him go and Atalanta could be his destination as they are interested in taking him.

PSG eye Lyon defender


Paris Saint-Germain are plotting a bid for Lyon right-back Leo Dubois, Foot Mercato reports.

The 25-year-old joined the Ligue 1 side from Nantes in 2018 and has four years left on his contract, but PSG have been watching him and have him on a list of targets.

Celtic want £18m for AC Milan target Ajer


AC Milan will have to cough up £18 million ($23m) if they want to sign Kristoffer Ajer from Celtic, Calciomercato reports.

The Rossoneri have reached out to the defender as they hope to lure him to San Siro this summer, but the Glasgow outfit are holding out for a big fee.

Barcelona target Man City defender Garcia


Teenager reluctant to extend stay in England

Barcelona are eager to bring Eric Garcia back to Camp Nou, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The 19-year-old joined Manchester City from Barca in 2017 and has two years left on his contract, but he is reluctant to sign a new deal.

The Blaugrana are very interested in signing him, though, and could lure him back.

Juve & Fiorentina watching Roma youngster Calafiori


Fiorentina have joined Juventus in monitoring 18-year-old Roma left-back Riccardo Calafiori, CalcioMercato reports.

The youngster is out of contract in 2021 and is apparently unlikely to sign a new deal in Rome.

Fiorentina could put Calafiori straight into the first-team set-up, whereas Juve would likely send him out on loan.

Palace target Portsmouth goalkeeper


Crystal Palace are interested in Portsmouth goalkeeper Alex Bass, according to London News Online.

The 22-year-old made 15 appearances in League One this season, and has a contract until 2023.

Robben steps up Groningen return


Arjen Robben looks to be stepping up his training as he attempts to come out of retirement to play for his former youth club, Groningen.

Barca to offload Todibo & Wague


Barcelona are looking to sell defender Jean-Clair Todibo and right-back Moussa Wague, according to Radio Catalunya

The pair had been on loan at Schalke and Nice respectively, but neither club took up their permanent option to buy.

It is claimed Barca are less optimistic of being able to find buyers for Samuel Umtiti or Ousmane Dembele due to their injury problems.

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Bayern criticised for poaching youngsters


Bayern Munich's transfer policy has been blasted by Hoffenheim director Frank Briel, after Bayern snapped up two of his side's most promising young talents.

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Abraham nets Chelsea contract extension


Tammy Abraham's Chelsea contract has been automatically extended to 2023 after he triggered a clause in his existing deal.

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Newcastle to rival Man Utd for Chiesa


Newcastle are ready to rival Manchester United when it comes to the transfer scramble for Fiorentina forward Federico Chiesa, claims La Nazione.

Juventus and Inter have also been linked with the highly-rated Inter international, but the ambitious Magpies want him at St James' Park.

James' spell at Real coming to a close


James Rodriguez is coming to the end of his time at Real Madrid, reports Marca.

The Colombian has struggled for regular game time this season and, with Zinedine Zidane now taking to leaving him out of squads, a move in the next transfer window is expected.

Spurs staggered by Dier's demands


Tottenham have been put offer contract extension talks with Eric Dier by the 26-year-old's demands, reports the Daily Mail.

The England international, who has entered the final 12 months of his current deal, is said to be looking at doubling his £60,000-a-week salary in north London.

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Arsenal shelve goalkeeper plans


Arsenal will no longer be looking to land another goalkeeper in the next transfer window, reports Express Sport.

The Gunners were expected to dip into the market for back-up to Bernd Leno, but the form of Emiliano Martinez has convinced them that no move is required.

Tottenham table offer to Willian


Spurs looking to snap up Premier League rival

Tottenham have put an offer to Willian as he prepares to leave Chelsea as a free agent, claims Football Insider.

The Brazilian forward will be seeing out the season at Stamford Bridge, but ex-Blues boss Jose Mourinho is then looking to put a reunion in place in north London.

Arsenal face three rivals in Ceballos bid


Gunners don't have clear run at midfielder

Arsenal are set to face competition from three rivals in their bid to wrap up a permanent deal for Dani Ceballos, reports Express Sport.

AC Milan, Valencia and Real Betis are also keen on the Spain international midfielder, who has spent the 2019-20 campaign on loan at Emirates Stadium from Real Madrid.

Stones to fight for Man City future


John Stones is determined to prove his worth to Manchester City and earn an extended stay, claims the Daily Mail.

The England international defender has seen a move away from the Etihad Stadium mooted amid struggles for form and fitness.

Juventus wants Wolves winger Traore


Serie A giants want Premier League star

Juventus have joined the race for Wolves winger Adama Traore, according to Sportmediaset.

It is suggested that the Bianconeri would be willing to part with three players - goalkeeper Mattia Perin along with defensive duo Daniele Rugani and Cristian Romero - in order to help sweeten a deal for those at Molineux.

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Can Man City tie Garcia to a new contract?


Barcelona beat off competition for teenager Luzzi


Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign highly-rated Rayo Vallecano youngster Fabian Luzzi, according to Onda Cero.

The 16-year-old has been linked with Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, but both apparently pulled out with Barca willing to pay over the odds to land him.

Tottenham & Newcastle want Ikone


Tottenham and Newcastle will compete for the signing of Lille forward Jonathan Ikone, claims Telefoot.

The 22-year-old, who made his senior France debut last year, is under contract until 2023.

However it is claimed he could be tempted to leave if the right offer comes in.

Fiorentina consider Higuain-Chiesa swap


Fiorentina are expecting to lose star man Federico Chiesa, according to CalcioMercato.

They expect Juventus to be the first club to come in with a bid, and are considering whether to ask for players in return.

Gonzalo Higuain is said to have come up as a possible makeweight.

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Man City youngster Adarabioyo won't return to Blackburn


Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray says he doesn't expect on-loan Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioyo to return next season.

The 22-year-old is out of contract at City at the end of the season.

“We’ll wait and see, but I’m not thinking sat here that Tosin will be starting next season with us," Mowbray said. "Unless Man City do us a huge favour of course, I’m not sure that will be the case.”

Rangers consider Kamberi move


Rangers are pondering whether or not to make a renewed move for Hibernian forward Florian Kamberi, Football Insider claims.

The 25-year-old Swiss striker spent the second half of last season on loan at Ibrox.

However, Rangers aren't sure if they should go ahead with a permanent move as it would eat into their budget should they need to replace star man Alfredo Morelos.

Ibrahimovic expecting AC Milan exit


Zlatan Ibrahimovic doubts he will remain at AC Milan if the situation does not change, while insisting neither he nor the Serie A club belong in the Europa League.

Ibrahimovic returned to Milan – where he previously won the Scudetto in 2011 – as a free agent in January after leaving MLS side LA Galaxy but there are doubts over his future beyond 2019-20.

The 38-year-old striker has scored six goals since his Milan comeback, rejuvenating the team and helping the Rossoneri – seven-time Champions League winners – move into Europa League contention.

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Salisu still not decided on Southampton move


Valladolid defender Mohammed Salisu has not yet decided if he will move to Southampton, L'Equipe reports.

Ligue 1 side Rennes are interested and can offer the player Champions League football next season, although the Ghanaian's preference is to play in the Premier League.

Lens make Kakuta swoop


Former Chelsea youth star Gael Kakuta has signed for Ligue 1 side Lens on loan from Amiens. There is a purchase option in the deal.

Melbourne Victory close in on appointing Dellas


Greece Euro 2004 hero Traianos Dellas is set to become the coach of A-League side Melbourne Victory.

Val Migliaccio reports that the deal is all-but complete.

City Group eye Troyes for next investment


Troyes could be the next club to fall under the City Group umbrella, which owns the likes of Manchester City and New York City FC.

Le 10 Sport reports that rather than Nancy, the French club that it invests in will be their fellow Ligue 2 outfit.

Vecino could be sold by Inter


January Premier League target Matias Vecino could be allowed to leave Inter if the right offer comes in, Calciomercato reports.

The Nerazzurri want in the region of £22 million ($35m) for the 28-year-old.

Reims complete Berisha signing


Ligue 1 side Reims have signed Valon Berisha from Lazio.

Kalou signs on at Botafogo


Former Chelsea attacker Salomon Kalou has signed for Brazilian outfit Botafogo.

Norwich star Godfrey wanted by Roma and AC Milan


Serie A duo chase Canary

Norwich centre-back Ben Godfrey is wanted by Serie A pair Roma and AC Milan, Calciomercato reports.

Both clubs have made preliminary enquiries over the 22-year-old, who has won praise for his performances in the Premier League this term. 

Roma make fresh bid to keep Smalling


Chris Smalling's time with Roma may not be over, with the Serie A side offering Manchester United a fresh loan offer for the centre-back.

Football Italia reports that the side from Italy's capital wants to keep him for another year and insert a compulsory purchase option in the deal.

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Wolves lead McKennie chase


Schalke's Weston McKennie is a man wanted around Europe, but CBS reports that Wolves are the prime contenders.

Sides from Spain, England, France and Germany are all chasing the USA international.