Martin to leave Rennes
Jonas Martin will leave Rennes at the end of the season, Fichajes reports.
The 31-year-old's contract expires this summer and Rennes have decided not to offer him an extension.
Martin could end up back in La Liga, where previously played for Real Betis.
Arsenal & Man Utd-linked Tielemans admits he wants Champions League football
Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans acknowledged that he now wishes to test himself in Champions League football as speculation continues to swirl over his future amid interest from Arsenal and Manchester United.
The Belgium international has been linked with a number of potential suitors even during a hit-and-miss season for the Foxes at the King Power Stadium, with Brendan Rodgers' side far off the race for European places, though they remain in contention for the Europa Conference League.
Speaking amid the March international break, however, Tielemans says that he would love to play in the top-tier of European competition - but acknowledged that he does not know if he is ready to do so quite yet while fielding questions over his future.
Santos improve Martinez offer
🚨Santos mejoró otra vez la oferta por el 🇦🇷 Emmanuel Martínez.— César Luis Merlo (@CLMerlo) March 26, 2022
*️⃣La propuesta es de u$s 1.680.000 por el 30% de la ficha. El jugador está dispuesto a dejar una deuda con tal de salir.
*️⃣Barcelona, por ahora, no quiere liberarlo. ⌛
Laporta: We haven't heard that Dembele wants to stay
Barcelona president Joan Laporta is pleased with Ousmane Dembele's recent upturn in form, but affirmed that if there has been any change in the forward's future plans it would be news to him.
Dembele is out of contract in June after five volatile, injury-interrupted seasons at Camp Nou.
But the French forward is now showing exactly what he is capable of on the field when fit, raising speculation that he could yet sign a new deal with Barca.
PSG add Raphinha to list of targets
According to the Daily Mail, PSG have joined Barcelona in the race for Leeds United's Raphinha who is valued at £60m.
It's understood the Ligue 1 giants have him on a shortlist alongside the likes of Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele and Wolves' Pedro Neto.
Barcelona target Lewandowski
LEWANDOWSKI, IL BARCA CI PROVA— Sportitalia (@tvdellosport) March 26, 2022
Come anticipato da Sportitalia da settimane, Lewandowski è l'obiettivo per l'attacco del Barcellona. Il club blaugrana ha già un principio di accordo con il polacco: da risolvere il discorso con il Bayern, con cui Lewandowski è legato fino al 2023. pic.twitter.com/KLvHG6oGoX
Newcastle's summer budget confirmed
I don’t know a precise figure - that was a rough estimation -but I’ve been told it’s less than the £90m in January. That doesn’t include player sales obviously and they need to move players on. Squad already too big. There are loans and free transfers too. It’s not a negative— Luke Edwards (@LukeEdwardsTele) March 25, 2022
Roma secure Svilar signature
According to Walfoot, Mile Svilar will ply his trade with Roma next season after failing to extend his contract with Benfica.
It's understood Jose Mourinho wanted the goalkeeper and convinced him to sign on for five years, putting question marks over Rui Patricio's future.
Roma favourites for Musonda
According to Football Insider, Roma are the favourites to sign Charly Musonda after he's been deemed as surplus by Chelsea.
It's understood Musonda's contract runs out this summer and Jose Mourinho is keen on bringing him to Italy after he was told he won't be given a new deal with the London club.
Sevilla have no plans for Martial
The expectation around Anthony Martial is still to come back to Manchester United in the summer. There's no buy option included in the deal with Sevilla and currently no talks opened to keep Martial for one more season. 🔴🇫🇷 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 26, 2022
Sevilla will make their final decision in May.
Romagnoli wanted by four clubs
According to Tutto Mercato, AC Milan's Alessio Romagnoli remains of interest to the likes of Lazio, Juventus, Sevilla, and Newcastle United.
It's understood his current contract ends this summer and he's failed to see eye to eye with Milan over a new deal, though that could yet change.
Villa target Inter centre-back
According to Football Insider, Aston Villa are keen on Inter Milan star Stefan de Vrij as they look to add a quality option to their centre-back position.
It's understood De Vrij's contract runs out in 2023 and was valued at £40m when the January window was last open.
Madrid look to offload three stars
According to AS, Real Madrid want to get rid of Mariano, Eden Hazard, and Luka Jovic as they attempt to sort out their wage bill ahead of their big plans for the summer.
There is recognition that selling all three will prove to be difficult for various reasons but Madrid will be flexible in their strategy.
Barcelona pull out of Dembele deal
La clave sobre Dembélé: la oferta del Barça expiró, si quiere seguir que lo diga SU AGENTE, del que no hay noticias, y siempre que se adapte a la pauta salarial del club. Se supone en el FCB que tiene propuestas mejores al ser jugador libre. El Barça no quiere pagar ninguna prima— Fernando Polo (@ffpolo) March 26, 2022
Burnley's Moses move blocked by PL
According to Sky Sports, the Premier League has blocked Burnley's bid to rescue Victor Moses from Russia after they attempted to sign him as a free agent.
Moses was granted special dispensation to leave should he wish but the Premier League haven't allowed the move to complete and have declined to comment.
Barcelona deny Mbappe approach
Barcelona sources deny talks and approaches for Kylian Mbappé. Real Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain in his future, nothing else as things stand. ⭐️🇫🇷 #Mbappé— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 26, 2022
Real Madrid have their contract draft ready for Mbappé - still waiting.
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Bayern want Dumfries
Bayern Munich are eyeing a move for Inter full-back Denzel Dumfries, claims La Gazzetta dello Sport.
The German side are looking for a new right-back and Dumfries has impressed since moving to Italy from PSV last summer.
Real Madrid target Olmo as Barca lose interest
Barcelona are no longer pursuing Dani Olmo, despite a move looking imminent at one point last year.
The Catalan side had the RB Leipzig star high on their list of targets, but El Nacional says they have since decided against signing him.
A move back to Spain could still be on the cards for Olmo, though, as Real Madrid are interested in signing him this summer.
AC Milan move for Cambiaso
AC Milan will make a bid to sign Andrea Cambiaso from Genoa this summer.
Calciomercato reports the Serie A side are looking for a new full-back to provide backup for Theo Hernandez and will soon hold talks with Genoa about a move for the 22-year-old.
Ginter denies Bayern Munich agreement
Matthias Ginter says he has not reached an agreement to join Bayern Munich.
The defender can leave Borussia Monchengladbach for free at the end of the season and there have been reports that he is already on his way to Munich.
But he told RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland: "I don't know where the rumors come from that a move to Bayern Munich is certain. I haven't made a decision about my future yet.
"It's also open at the moment whether it's at home or abroad. There are different options and I'm curious to see which ones there will be will end."
Dembele agrees to join PSG (AS)
Ousmane Dembele is on his way to Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
AS reports that the winger is close to moving to the French club and may even have already signed a contract.
Bayern return doesn't make sense - Zirkzee
Joshua Zirkzee is reluctant to go back to Bayern Munich.
The Dutch striker is thriving at Anderlecht since joining the Belgian side on loan from Bayern last year.
After getting a taste of regular football, he does not want to go back to Munich to just sit on the bench.
He told NOS: "I don't think it makes much sense to go back to Bayern after a season in which I play a lot. I just want to play and after this season I will see where that is best and then I will also talk to Bayern."
Haaland to cost €300m for Man City & Real Madrid (Sport1)
Real Madrid and Manchester City are the only teams in with a chance of signing Erling Haaland this summer.
According to Sport1, Barcelona are no longer in the picture as they cannot afford the striker.
In total, the deal to land the 21-year-old will cost around €300 million (£250m/$330m).
Madrid or City will have to pay €175m (£146m/$192m) over five years in salary alone and between €40m (£33m/44m) and €50m (£42m/$55m) fees to his father Alfie and agent Mino Raiola.
Then there is the €75m (£62m/$82m) release clause, which could go up to €90m (£75m/$99m) depending on bonuses, but overall Dortmund will receive just €50m for Haaland.
Real Madrid won't fire Ancelotti just yet
Carlo Ancelotti will keep his job at Real Madrid for the time being.
The Italian coach is under fire after his side were beaten 4-0 at home to rivals Barcelona, leading to reports he would be sacked.
But Mundo Deportivo reports Ancelotti will not be sacked just yet as his side remain in the Champions League and on course to win La Liga.
Atletico Madrid consider Lautaro move
Atletico Madrid could make an attempt to sign Lautaro Martinez this summer, Calciomercato reports.
The Spanish side have shown most interest in the Inter striker than any other team linked to him.
Inter could opt to sell him as they are hoping to bring in Paulo Dybala on a free transfer.
RB Leipzig don't want Brobbey and Moriba back
RB Leipzig will send Brian Brobbey and Ilaix Moriba out on loan again next season, claims Bild.
The German side do not want the youngsters, currently on loan at Ajax and Valencia respectively, to return.
But they will not sell them this summer as they still have long contracts and the club do not want to lose them for cut prices.
Arsenal & Spurs eye Ugochukwu
Arsenal and Tottenham are plotting a move for Lesley Ugochukwu, claims L'Equipe.
The Premier League sides have been impressed by the Rennes star and are keeping an eye on him.
Napoli want €100m for Osimhen
Napoli are holding out for €100 million for Victor Osimhen this summer, claims Fichajes.
The striker is wanted by the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Newcastle and Arsenal, but the Serie A side have warned he will not go cheap.
Rangers eye Kent extension through 2027
Liverpool to ignore race for Rice (Football Insider)
Liverpool will not join the race for Declan Rice this summer despite Jurgen Klopp's love for the England international, says Football Insider.
West Ham midfielder Rice is set to be the subject of multiple big-budget offers from a host of Premier League sides following another fine year at London Stadium.
But the Reds will not be among them, despite their manager's love and the need for a new midfielder, as they will be unwilling to chase his expected high price driven up by rivals.
Ajax stumbling over Gravenberch price
Important point on Gravenberch deal. Personal terms not an issue, he’s open to join Bayern. But apart of €15m fee, €10m add ons offered by Bayern would be paid in five years and not 100% guaranteed. 🇳🇱 #Bayern— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 25, 2022
That’s why Ajax want more than this. Talks ongoing. ⤵️ https://t.co/S32cajSjUy
Barcelona won't risk team balance for Mbappe and Haaland - Laporta
Barcelona president Joan Laporta says his side will not sign Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland if it means favouring either of the strikers over the rest of the team.
The Catalan side are one of the top candidates to sign the coveted Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund strikers, with rivals Real Madrid also in the picture.
But Laporta is not willing to upset the balance of the team just to sign them, and insists he will not put the club in financial trouble to sign them.
Chelsea move for NXGN keeper foiled by sanctions
Chelsea were in advanced talks to sign talented Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina [born in 2004]. The plan was to sign Slonina for €6/7m fee, then loan him back to Chicago until 2023 🇺🇸 #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 25, 2022
Talks have now broken down due to UK sanctions.
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