Barcelona rule out Isak signing
Isak descartado finalmente. "Es un buen delantero, pero necesitamos un delantero top", reconocen dentro del vestuario— Javi Miguel Club (@fansjavimiguel) March 8, 2022
Real Madrid fans plan to show love for Mbappe
Real Madrid fans are planning a heated reception for Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday's Champions League decider - but long-time transfer target Kylian Mbappe will be spared in order to convince him to join the Blancos.
Mbappe, 23, is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to pledge his future to any club beyond 2021-22.
Madrid appear to be the front-runners should he move, but the striker could yet remain at PSG.
Tottenham open to Emerson bids
Tottenham are listening to bids for defender Emerson Royal, reports the Sun.
The defender has only been at Spurs since August after signing from Barcelona, but he has now lost his place in Antonio Conte's line-up to Matt Doherty.
Premier League ends agreement with Russian TV broadcaster
The Premier League has ended its agreement with Russian TV broadcaster Rambler (Okko Sport) amid the country's invasion of Ukraine and made a £1 million donation to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).
The decision was made to cancel the agreement with Sberbank-owned Rambler in a shareholders meeting in London on Tuesday.
The Premier League's partnership with the Russian broadcaster had been due to run until the end of the season, but all 20 clubs in the division have agreed to the suspension in a show of opposition to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
Dortmund close on Adeyemi deal
Karim Adeyemi situation. Borussia Dortmund have all set on player side but not yet with RB Salzburg - it’s not fully agreed between clubs. Talks still ongoing. 🟡🇩🇪 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 8, 2022
RB Leipzig keeping an eye on the situation but Dortmund are still leading the race and confident. pic.twitter.com/DzBumz77YA
Swiss-American consortium lodges bid to buy Chelsea
A Swiss-American consortium has made a formal bid to take over Chelsea, GOAL can confirm.
Roman Abramovich has put the Londoners up for sale after almost two decades in charge, amid the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
The current owner is looking to sell as soon as possible, with a Saudi-backed group and others also in the running.
Newcastle enter race for Rudiger
Newcastle United have entered the race to sign Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger, reports the Telegraph.
Rudiger is out of contract in June and has attracted interest from the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Tottenham as he holds out on signing a new deal.
Spinelli eyes Lanus move after leaving war-torn Ukraine
🚨Claudio Spinelli se encuentra en negociaciones con Lanús.— César Luis Merlo (@CLMerlo) March 8, 2022
*️⃣Por ahora, hay charlas pero todavía no están cerca del acuerdo.
👀No descarto que aparezca otro club.
Barcelona approach Mazraoui
Barcelona have made opening proposal to Nouassir Mazraoui. He’s gonna leave Ajax as free agent and now Barça are tempting him, after discussing this chance with Raiola in December. 🇲🇦 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 8, 2022
AC Milan and BVB approached Mazraoui too, Barça are pushing. More: https://t.co/urLrofujOG pic.twitter.com/YgRNhk2w3M
Christensen agrees to Barca move
Andreas Christensen has made his choice and he will play for Barcelona, there’s no doubt. Contract until June 2027. Matter of time. 🔵🔴 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 8, 2022
Meeting ongoing to complete the verbal agreement on final details between player side and Barça. Here we go soon. pic.twitter.com/iP3xRwSdof
Juventus still keen on landing Lacazette
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette remains a top target for Juventus heading towards the summer, claims Calciomercato.
The France international is due to hit free agency this summer and is wanted by Serie A heavyweights as a back-up option behind January signing Dusan Vlahovic.
Modric wants Mbappe at Real Madrid
Luka Modric has sent a strong message to Kylian Mbappe, saying that he wants the Paris Saint-Germain star to join him at Real Madrid.
Mbappe is approaching the final few months of his contract at PSG, who have yet to make a breakthrough with the striker in talks over an extension.
Madrid failed with three lucrative bids to sign the World Cup winner last year, but GOAL has reported that the Liga giants are confident of securing his services on a free transfer in the summer.
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Chelsea asked about Berardi last summer
Gazzetta dello Sport claims that Chelsea asked about Sassuolo star Domenico Berardi during the summer of 2021 and may revisit that interest 12 months on.
Borussia Dortmund are also said to be keen on an Italy international that helped his country to Euro 2020 glory last year.
Spurs & Arsenal looking at Lenglet
North London rivals Tottenham and Arsenal are among those keeping a close eye on Clement Lenglet’s situation at Barcelona, claims Fichajes.
A French centre-half is expected to leave Camp Nou this summer, with Atletico Madrid and Sevilla looking to keep him in Spain and fend off advances from England.
Haaland wants to join Barcelona (Sport)
While Barcelona have been distancing themselves from Erling Haaland, Sport claims that the Borussia Dortmund striker wants to move to Camp Nou this summer.
Finances are proving to be a problem for La Liga heavyweights at present, but a prolific Norwegian striker has made it clear that they would be his first choice.
Man Utd among those in talks for Kamara
Manchester United are, according to The Northern Echo, one of several Premier League clubs to have held talks with Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara.
The highly-rated 22-year-old will be out of contract this summer, with Newcastle, Crystal Palace and West Ham also asking questions of whether he would like to take on a Premier League challenge.
Leicester make approach for Carter-Vickers
Leicester have made contact with Tottenham regarding the possible availability of Cameron Carter-Vickers, claims SBI Soccer.
Wolves and Watford are also said to be keen on a Spurs-owned defender that has been impressing in Scotland during a loan spell at Celtic.
Atletico's Carrasco reveals January offers
Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco has revealed that he received a number of offers in the January transfer window.
The 28-year-old was linked with Tottenham and Newcastle after it emerged that he had a £50 million ($66m) release clause in his contract.
Carrasco has confirmed he was approached by several different parties but he never considered leaving Atletico, as he told RBTF: "These days, I feel very, very good. I'm at home. I'm well integrated. I'm an important player whether it be on the pitch or in the dressing room.
"I'm already at a certain age too, but football, as they say, you never know how to plan or predict the future.
"A few clubs knocked on my door this winter, but I'm good at Atlético, so I wanted to continue my adventure here."
Wolves interested in Riqui Puig
Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig is the subject of interest from Wolves - according to SPORT.
The 22-year-old has barely featured for the Blaugrana this season and he could be open to a move in the summer window.
Barca could send Puig to Wolves in a bid to drive the price down to sign Adama Traore permanently from the Premier League club, with the current option to buy in his loan deal set at €30 million (£25m/$33m).
Barca & Real poised to join Adeyemi race
Barcelona and Real Madrid are poised to join the race to sign Red Bull Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi - according to Ruhr Nachrichten.
Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich have also been linked with the 20-year-old, with the latter thought to be in pole position after opening talks.
However, Barca and Real are also now tracking Adeyemi as an alternative if they fail to land primary targets Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe, with Salzburg set to let him go for around €40 million (£33m/$44m).
'Astounding' if Salah or Mane leave Liverpool - Owen
It would be “astounding” if Liverpool were to allow either Mohamed Salah or Sadio Mane to leave the club this summer, according to former Reds star Michael Owen.
Both players - as well as Roberto Firmino, the club’s third attacking stalwart - are set to enter the final year of their contract, and both will be 30 by the time next season gets underway.
Talks with Salah over a new four-year deal are yet to reach a resolution, while it is understood that negotiations with Mane and his camp have been quiet for some time, even though Jurgen Klopp is keen to ensure both players remain at Anfield.
Read the full story on GOAL.
Liverpool & Man City join the race for Carlos
Liverpool and Manchester City are, according to Fichajes, ready to join the fight for Sevilla defender Diego Carlos.
Newcastle were heavily linked with the Brazilain during the winter transfer window, but the Magpies now face competition for his signature from a couple of title-chasing Premier League rivals.
Moukoko wants to leave Dortmund
Youssoufa Moukoko burst onto the scene at Borussia Dortmund as a precocious talent, but Bild reports that the 17-year-old will be pushing for a move elsewhere in the next transfer window.
A senior breakthrough his not played out as planned for the youngster, amid fierce competition for places, and he is ready to take on a new challenge.
Dembele open to the idea of Barcelona stay
Ousmane Dembele is yet to sign a new contract at Barcelona, but COPE claims he is now open to the idea of doing so.
The World Cup-winning France international forward will hit free agency this summer if no fresh terms are agreed, but he is ready to hold more extension talks and may end yet end up remaining at Camp Nou.
Inter & Ajax keen on Atletico striker Suarez
Luis Suarez could be severing ties with Atletico Madrid this summer, and Marca claims interest is building in the experienced striker.
Ajax are said to be keen on being reunited with the Uruguayan frontman, while Serie A giants Inter are also keen on doing a deal.
Bayern planning Spence talks this month
Bayern Munich are, according to Sky Deutschland, planning to hold talks regarding a deal for highly-rated right-back Djed Spence this month.
The Middlesbrough-owned defender has been starring on loan at Nottingham Forest this season, with Arsenal and Tottenham also said to be among his suitors.
Man Utd make Richarlison contact amid Ronaldo questions (CaughtOffside)
Amid the talk of Cristiano Ronaldo potentially leaving Manchester United this summer, CaughtOffside claims that the Red Devils have made contact with representatives of Everton forward Richarlison.
The Brazil international is a proven Premier League performer and could ba targetted as the Red Devils seek to bring added firepower into Old Trafford.
Arsenal target Paqueta
Arsenal have identified Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta as a transfer target - according to Calciomercato.
Paris Saint-Germain are also keen on the 24-year-old, who is under contract at Lyon until 2025.
Paqueta has recorded seven goals and four assists in 25 Ligue 1 games this term, and Arsenal are hoping they can convince him to move to the Premier League in the summer.
Besiktas interested in re-signing Al-Nassr star Talisca
Al-Nassr attacker Anderson Talisca is the subject of interest from Benfica - according to Rudy Galetti.
Talisca played for the Turkish club on loan between 2016 and 2018 before joining Guangzhou Evergrande and he now earns €5 million per year in the Saudi professional league.
Besiktas are now eager to sign Talisca outright, but would want him to accept a lower salary.
Newcastle & Juve vying for Raspadori
Newcastle and Juventus are vying for the signature of Sassuolo forward Giacomo Raspadori - according to Nicolo Schira.
The Magpies submitted a €25 million (£21m/$27m) offer for the 22-year-old in January but failed to close a deal, and will reignite their interest in the summer.
Newcastle are set to face stiff competition for Raspadori from Juve, though, with the Italian giants eager to lure him to the Allianz Stadium.
Juve could give up on Dybala
Juventus could give up on tying Paulo Dybala down to a new contract - according to Calciomercato.
The Argentine's representatives are due to arrive in Turin on Thursday to reopen extension talks, but the Bianconeri are not confident of reaching an agreement.
Juve had been planning to offer Dybala a reduced salary, and Inter, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are all interested in signing him on a free transfer.
PSG wanted Rashford last summer (Fabrizio Romano)
Ligue 1 giants lined up striker as Mbappe replacement
Paris Saint-Germain had Marcus Rashford name in their list as option [not the only one] to replace Kylian Mbappé last summer in case of deal agreed with Real Madrid. 🇫🇷🏴 #PSG— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 7, 2022
No new/fresh contacts with PSG as of now - Rashford is considering his future and it will take time.
Laporta speaks out on Araujo & Gavi renewals
Barcelona president Joan Laporta updated fans on the club's efforts to renew with Ronald Araujo and Gavi.
"The thing we most value is players wanting to stay, if Gavi and Araujo want to stay, they will," Laporta explained to Barca TV on Monday.
Arsenal players to receive Champions League windfall
Arsenal's players are in line for a huge bonus should they qualify for the Champions League, reports the Daily Mail.
Prizes of up to £500,000 a player are up for grabs if the Gunners better or maintain their hold on fourth place, which they currently occupy following Sunday's victory over Watford.
Ronaldo's Man Utd future in doubt after derby no-show (Sun)
Forward did not watch 4-1 defeat at hands of City
Cristiano Ronaldo's absence for Sunday's Manchester derby thrashing has placed his United future in doubt, claims the Sun.
The striker was not at the Etihad Stadium to watch his team-mates go down 4-1, and amid reports he flew home to Portugal the club does not know if he will be present at training on Tuesday.