Transfer news & rumours: Liverpool ready to move for Wilshere

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Liverpool ready to move for Wilshere


Liverpool are ready to make a move for Jack Wilshere should the midfielder turn down a new deal from Arsenal, according to The Sun.

The Gunners reportedly have offered Wilshere new terms but are asking him to accept a pay-cut.

Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile, is willing to match Wilshere's current £90,000-a-week salary if the England international makes the move to Anfield.


Man Utd want Pickford to replace De Gea


Jordan Pickford England

Manchester United will look to snap up Jordan Pickford from Everton if they lose David de Gea at the end of the season, reports The Daily Star .  

Although Real Madrid are said to have turned their attention to other goalkeepers since their failure to land De Gea, but United remain worried the European champions could return for him.

With De Gea said to be dreaming of a return to Spain, United are looking for potential replacements and see 23-year-old Pickford as an ideal option, though he would be an expensive buy given the Toffees paid £30 million for him in the summer.


Conte faces Chelsea sack 


Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte has one game to save his Chelsea career as the Italian has been warned that failure to beat Watford on Monday, The Express claims.

The Blues boss's future has looked uncertain throughout the campaign and recent reports state the Italian could be set to leave at the end of the season.

However, with Chelsea sitting 19 points behind leaders Manchester City ahead of Monday's encounter, Conte cannot afford another slip at Vicarage Road.


Chelsea eye Hart as Courtois successor


Joe Hart

Chelsea will turn to Joe Hart to replace Thibaut Courtois as their first choice goalkeeper should the Belgian leave this summer, according to the The Sun .

Real Madrid have been heavily linked to Courtois as they look to find a new shot stopper for Zinedine Zidane's side and the former Atletico Madrid player is said to be interested in a return to the Spanish capital.

Chelsea are hoping to extend Courtois' time at Stamford Bridge, but will turn to Hart should the former continue to flirt with a move away.


Arsenal join Mahrez chase 


Riyad Mahrez Leicester City

Arsenal have joined Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool in the race to land Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez, reports the Daily Star

The Algerian has gone AWOL since failing to force through a transfer to Man City in January, and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has kept close tabs on his situation with the Foxes in hopes of landing him this summer. 


Man Utd nearing Kluivert deal


Justin Kluivert Ajax

Manchester United are in talks to bring in 18-year-old Ajax winger Justin Kluivert, the son of Dutch legend Patrick, reports the Mirror

Jose Mourinho has a long-standing relationship with both father and son, and the Premier League side are ready to splash around £10 million for his services. 


Madrid concered about Navas after Reds offer


Keylor Navas Real Madrid

Real Madrid are concerned about Keylor Navas amid speculation surrounding his future and links with Liverpool, according to Diario Gol

Navas has been a hot topic, with Madrid searching for a replacement, but the Spanish giants are worried that their goalkeeper being in a poor mental state could do even more to damage their already dreadful season. . 


Benzema headed to Arsenal


Karim Benzema, Real Madrid

Karim Benzema is already house hunting in London ahead of a summer move to Arsenal, according to Don Balon .

The Madrid forward will be part of a clearout this summer as Los Blancos look to land a new set of attacking talent, and the French foward is set to join up with the Gunners. 


Conte: Blues history leads to rumours


Antonio Conte Chelsea Arsenal

Antonio Conte believes the rumours that he will leave Chelsea in the near future have come as a result of the club's reputation for sacking managers. 

The London club has seen 14 coaches come and go in the 14 and a half years since Roman Abramovich's takeover, but have won every major title in the same timeframe.

Read his full comments right here on Goal.


Cavani now a Madrid target


Edinson Cavani Paris Saint-Germain Dijon

Edinson Cavani has joined the long list of strikers being targeted by Real Madrid, reports Don Balon .

Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi are the club's primary targets up front, but the PSG star is being thought of as an option should the club's first two choices prove impossible. 


Chelsea join Umtiti hunt


Samuel Umtiti Barcelona

Chelsea have joined the race to sign Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti at the end of the season, claims Don Balon .

Umtiti has a €60 million release clause in his contract and Barca are keen to hold talks over a new deal for the France international, so they can increase the price.

However, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are all interested in signing the centre-back, who has previously been linked with Manchester City and Manchester United.


Real ready new Ronaldo deal


Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid

Real Madrid are prepared to meet Cristiano Ronaldo's demands and offer him an improved deal to remain at Santiago Bernabeu, reports Spanish paper ABC .

The Portuguese has been linked with a summer move to the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.

He could, however, agree to stay put after being promised a salary increase to £26.5 million-a-year.


Chelsea consider Sarri approach


Sarri Napoli Serie A

Roman Abramovich is considering paying Maurizio Sarri’s €8 million release clause to appoint the Napoli coach as Chelsea’s next manager, reports Gazzetta dello Sport .

Current Chelsea boss Antonio Conte’s long-term future continues to be in question and Sarri is among the names mooted as a potential replacement.

His €8m release clause is valid until the end of May and Chelsea owner Abramovich is keeping a close eye on events at Napoli.


Arthur to wait until 2020 to play for Barca


Arthur Melo Gremio

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Gremio midfielder Arthur is willing to wait until January 2020 before playing for Barcelona in order to seal his move to Camp Nou, according to Mundo Deportivo .

Barcelona are in talks with Gremio over a deal for the 21-year-old, who is reportedly desperate to join the Catalan club ahead of the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and a clutch of Premier League teams.

Any deal could see Arthur spend the rest of 2018 with Gremio and 2019 with a European club before being ready to join up with Barcelona’s squad.

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