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    Pedri wants Messi to return to Barcelona

    Barcelona midfielder Pedri hopes Lionel Messi will return to Camp Nou one day.

    The Argentine has had a difficult start to life at Paris Saint-Germain and his former team-mate is sad to see him struggle.

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    Verde vows to stay at Spezia despite offers

    Daniele Verde says he is happy at Spexia and dows not want to leave the club.

    The 25-year-old joined Spezia from AEK Athens last summer and has been a key player with his performances in Serie A.

    He says he has already received offers to make another switch this summer, but he is going nowhere.

    He told Il Posticipo: "I have already had several offers but I have not taken them into consideration because I do not think it is right to leave."

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    Raphinha agrees five-year Barcelona deal (Sport)

    Barcelona have reached an agreement with Raphinha over a five-year contract, Sport reports.

    The Brazilian will now have to push Leeds to accept a new offer from the Catalan side.

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    Roma close to Svilar signing

    Roma are on the verge of signing Mile Svilar from Benfica.

    Calciomercato reports the goalkeeper will sign a five-year contract with the Serie A side when he makes the free transfer this summer.

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    Arsenal & Chelsea ready to make moves for Araujo (Express Sport)

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    Express Sport claims that Arsenal and Chelsea are ready to make moves for Ronald Araujo if the Uruguayan’s contract talks at Barcelona come to nothing.

    Manchester United have also been linked with the highly-rated defender, as he approaches the final year of his deal at Camp Nou, but it is Premier League heavyweights from London that are leading a transfer chase.

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    Newcastle & Spurs face competition for De Ketelaere

    Newcastle and Tottenham are said to be keeping a close eye on Belgian talent Charles de Ketelaere, but Gazzetta dello Sport claims they are set to face competition in any summer deal.

    That is because Serie A giants Lazio have expressed interest, with Maurizio Sarri keen on a 21-year-old that has been catching the eye in his homeland with Club Brugge.

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    Man City scout Valencia duo

    Manchester City did, according to Super Deporte, have scouts in attendance at the latest outing for Spain’s U19 side.

    The Premier League champions are looking to land more players of considerable promise, with Valencia pair Jesus Vazquez and Cristhian Mosquera said to be in their sights.

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    Milan set their sights on Scotland star Hickey

    Aaron Hickey, who continues to impress in Italy at Bologna, is now a target for AC Milan, claims Gazzetta dello Sport.

    The Scotland international is viewed by the Rossoneri as a potential cover option for Theo Hernandez.

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    Real Madrid planning £50m bid for Tierney (Sunday Post)

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    The Sunday Post claims that Real Madrid are planning a £50 million ($66m) bid for Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney.

    It is also reported that the Gunners are willing to do business at the right price, with it possible that a Scotland international will be allowed to leave Emirates Stadium for Santiago Bernabeu.

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    Bale yet to make future call

    Gareth Bale is yet to make a decision on his future, claims his agent, with the Welsh forward heading towards free agency at Real Madrid while taking aim at qualification for the 2022 World Cup.

    Jonathan Barnett has told The Telegraph: “Gareth doesn't know anything about what will happen in the summer. It all depends on Wales. We haven't spoken to anyone yet, we'll make the decision sometime in June.”

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    Coutinho willing to take pay cut to join Villa

    Philippe Coutinho is prepared to take a serious pay cut in order to see a loan spell at Aston Villa turned into a permanent transfer, reports Mundo Deportivo.

    The former Liverpool playmaker has returned to the Premier League from a difficult spell at Barcelona and is eager to remain in English football long-term, even if that means taking a financial hit.

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    Arsenal leading Man Utd in the race for Tielemans (The Sun)

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    Arsenal are, according to The Sun, leading Manchester United in the race for Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans.

    The Belgium international, who has also been linked with Real Madrid in the recent past, could be on the move this summer as he looks to find the Champions League football he craves.

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    Roma have no plans to sell Arsenal-linked Abraham (Gazzetta dello Sport)

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    Tammy Abraham’s exploits at Roma are seeing a return to England speculated on for the former Chelsea striker, but Gazzetta dello Sport claims that his current club have no intention of selling.

    That stance is set to disappoint the likes of Arsenal, who have been heavily linked with a frontman that has hit 23 goals in all competitions this season.

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    Real ready to sanction six sales

    Real Madrid are ready to sanction up to six sales this summer in a bid to free up funds that will allow Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland to be signed, reports Fichajes.

    Mariano Diaz, Dani Ceballos, Luka Jovic and Eden Hazard are among those that the Blancos are looking to move on so that two superstar strikers can be acquired.

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    Koulibaly to sign new contract & frustrate suitors

    Kalidou Koulibaly has been heavily linked with leading sides across Europe, including Barcelona and Manchester United, Tutto Napoli reports that the commanding centre-half is set to frustrate his suitors.

    That is because the Senegal international defender is ready to stay put and sign a new contract at Serie A heavyweights Napoli.

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    Tchouameni does not have Real deal agreed

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    Pogba not ruling out Man Utd extension amid PSG links

    Paul Pogba is not yet ruling out a contract extension at Manchester United amid transfer rumours linking him with Paris Saint-Germain, as the midfielder insists that "nothing is decided on my future".

    Pogba has spent the last six years of his career on United's books, having initially returned to the club for a second spell from Juventus for a club-record fee of £89 million ($117m) in 2016.

    The 29-year-old has struggled to live up to that price tag amid persistent fitness problems and is now just a few months away from his contract expiry date, with PSG among those reportedly interested in signing him on a free transfer in the summer.

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    Cavani holds talks with Real Sociedad

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    Manchester United's Edinson Cavani has held initial talks with Real Sociedad over a potential free transfer - as The Sun reports.

    The 35-year-old is set to become a free agent in June and won't be offered a new contract at Old Trafford.

    River Plater are also eager to sign Cavani but he would prefer a move to Spain, and Sociedad are now working on finalising a deal.

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    Spurs in pole position to sign Depay (Mundo Deportivo)

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    Tottenham are in pole position to sign Barcelona forward Memphis Depay this summer - according to Mundo Deportivo.

    Juventus and Milan have also been linked with the 28-year-old, who is open to a transfer with his current contract due to expire in 2023.

    Barca may have to sell Depay as they continue to try and lower their wage bill, and Spurs could be ready to pay up to €45 million (£37m/$49m) to secure his services and bring the former Manchester United flop back to the Premier League.

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    Leipzig planning to offload Brobbey & Moriba

    RB Leipzig are planning to offload Brian Brobbey and Ilaix Moriba on permanent deals - according to BILD.

    Brobbey joined the German club on a free transfer from Ajax last summer but was loaned back to the Dutch champions in January after struggling to make an impact.

    Moriba arrived at Leipzig at the same time as Brobbey but cost the club €16 million (£13m/$18m) to sign from Barcelona, and only made two Bundesliga appearances before being loaned to Valencia.

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    Milan interested in Genoa left-back Cambiaso

    Genoa left-back Andrea Cambiaso is the subject of interest from Milan - according to Calciomercato.

    Milan are looking at the 22-year-old as a potential replacement for Fode Ballo-Toure, who hasn't featured for the club since returning from Afcon.

    Cambiaso only has a year left on his contract at Genoa and could be acquired for a cut-price fee this summer.

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    Marquinhos closing in on new PSG deal

  • Belgian striker touted for Ligue 1 switch

    PSG add Lukaku to summer wishlist (Football Insider)

    Paris Saint-Germain have added Romelu Lukaku to their summer transfer window wishlist - according to Football Insider.

    The Blues' £98 million record signing is unhappy at Stamford Bridge after falling out with Thomas Tuchel earlier in the season.

    PSG could tempt him with an offer to join them at the end of the campaign as they seek extra attacking numbers amid reports that Kylian Mbappe is set to link up with Real Madrid.

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    Wolves open Neves contract talks

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    Wolves have opened talks with Ruben Neves over a contract extension, as 90min reports.

    The 25-year-old is approaching the final year of his current deal and the Wanderers are eager to tie him down to fresh terms.

    Wolves are hoping they can ward off potential suitors for Neves by handing him a new contract amid reported interest from Manchester United and Tottenham.

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    Napoli set Osimhen asking price

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    Napoli have set their final asking price for star striker Victor Osimhen - according to Fichajes.

    Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Newcastle have all been linked with the 23-year-old, whose current contract is due to run until 2025.

    Osimhen could leave Napoli this summer, but only if the club receive an offer of €100 million (£83m/$109m) or more.

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    Southampton & Palace interested in Spurs' Winks

    Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks is the subject of interest from Southampton and Crystal Palace - according to The Daily Star.

    Both clubs could launch summer bids for the 26-year-old, who is not in Antonio Conte's future plans at Spurs.

    Winks will likely be open to a move in search of regular minutes, having been restricted to just 14 Premier League appearances so far this term.

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    Fulham want Pope to be their new No.1

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    Fulham want Burnley's Nick Pope to be their new No.1 goalkeeper - according to The Sun.

    The Cottagers are in a strong position to return to the Premier League while the Clarets are in real danger of dropping into the Championship.

    Pope could stay in the top-flight with Fulham in 2022-23, with Burnley likely to be open to negotiating his £20 million ($26m) price if they are relegated.

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    Real Madrid set sights on Bellingham

    Real Madrid have set their sights on Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham - according to Fichajes.

    The Blancos are looking to freshen up their ageing midfield with Casemiro, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric all edging towards the latter stages of their respective careers.

    Bellingham could be an option for Madrid in the summer but he won't come cheap with Dortmund reluctant to sell and his contract not up until 2025.

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    Aston Villa plotting De Vrij swoop

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    Aston Villa are plotting a swoop for Inter defender Stefan de Vrij - according to Football Insider.

    Steven Gerrard wants the 30-year-old to be his next high profile signing at Villa Park, following the loan capture of Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho in January.

    De Vrij's future at Inter is currently up in the air with his current contract due to expire at the end of the 2022-23 season.

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    PSG join Raphinha race

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    Paris Saint-Germain have joined the race to sign Leeds United winger Raphinha - according to ESPN.

    Barcelona and Liverpool have also been linked with the 25-year-old, who has hit nine Premier League goals so far in 2021-22.

    Raphinha is under contract at Leeds until 2024 but has previously expressed a desire to play in the Champions League.

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    Premier League blocks Moses' Burnley move

    Victor Moses has not been granted permission to join Burnley from Spartak Moscow, reports the Mirror.

    While FIFA have granted transfer exceptions to players caught up in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the Premier League maintains it is unfair for the ex-Chelsea man to move outside the window.

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    Barca to use Mingueza as makeweight in Raphinha approach

    Barcelona could offer Oscar Mingueza to Leeds United as part of the deal for Brazil star Raphinha, reports Sport.

    Leeds have made enquiries over the full-back, who has lost ground at Camp Nou since the arrival of veteran Dani Alves.

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    Juventus enter race for Rudiger

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    Juventus have joined the battle for Antonio Rudiger's signature, according to the Sun.

    The defender is greatly admired in Turin, where he is seen as a fitting successor to club favourite Giorgio Chiellini.

  • Gunners keen to replace Aubameyang with top forward

    Arsenal prepare Rashford bid (Mirror)

    Arsenal are preparing an approach for Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, claims the Mirror.

    The unsettled forward is wanted to fill the hole left by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the Gunners squad, which could become even larger should they lose Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah this summer.

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    Everton set to sell Calvert-Lewin

    Everton are preparing to cash in on star striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, reports the Sun.

    Arsenal and West Ham United have both been linked with the England international, who has endured a difficult season at Goodison Park.