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Fiorentina and Castrovilli to open contract talks

2021-02-23T23:00:12Z

Fiorentina will start negotiations with Gaetano Castrovilli over a contract extension for the midfielder, Corriere dello Sport reports.

The 24-year-old's current deal expires in 2024, but the Viola will start talks with him once they are sure of their survival in Serie A.

Fiorentina are currently 10 points clear of the relegation zone.

Orlando announce Van der Water signing

2021-02-23T22:00:01Z

Atlanta United sign Giannetti

2021-02-23T21:30:45Z

Only 10 clubs can afford Haaland - Raiola

2021-02-23T20:59:13Z

Erling Haaland will be the star of the "new generation" of football players according to Mino Raiola, who says only 10 teams - including four in England - can afford to sign the Borussia Dortmund striker.

Haaland's agent claims he is the successor to Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and says every club will want to sign him.

Read the story on Goal

Tottenham and Dortmund keen on Henderson move

2021-02-23T20:30:55Z

Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund are interested in Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, reports Sky Sports.

The England international has become frustrated at Old Trafford as he's become the team's backup behind David de Gea this season.

Henderson would like to stay with United but will not settle for anything less than the starting role. 

Lewandowski discusses potential move to MLS

2021-02-23T20:00:20Z

Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski has said he knows a lot about MLS but wouldn't be drawn on a possible move to North America in the future.

Lewandowski's wife has said in the past that her husband is interested in ending his career in Los Angeles, which is no doubt intriguing to both LA Galaxy and Los Angeles FC.

Read what the star striker had to say about a move to MLS right here

Leerdam wants MLS stay

2021-02-23T19:30:15Z

I didn't want to cause problems for Pogba at Man Utd - Raiola

2021-02-23T19:00:51Z

Mino Raiola says he did not want to cause problems for Paul Pogba when he declared that the midfielder's time at Manchester United was "over".

The agent caused a stir in December when he suggested that the France international would soon be leaving the Red Devils. 

Read what Raiola had to say right here

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Newell signs new Hibs contract

2021-02-23T18:30:16Z

West Ham target Rangers defender Goldson

2021-02-23T18:00:54Z

West Ham could make a summer bid for Rangers defender Connor Goldson, says Football Insider.

The 28-year-old has put talks over a new contract on hold, with his current one set to expire in summer 2022.

West Ham have been keeping an eye on him and are considering a move.

OL Reign sign England goalkeeper Bardsley

2021-02-23T17:29:51Z

OL Reign have announced the signing of England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley on loan from Manchester City.  

The 36-year-old will join through June 30, with the NWSL club in need of a stopgap at goalkeeper before the expected arrival of France star Sarah Bouhaddi.

Read the full story on Goal

Juventus and Dybala still in contract talks

2021-02-23T16:59:11Z

Juventus director Fabio Paratici says negotiations with Paulo Dybala over a new contract are still going on.

Dybala has been linked with a summer transfer and it has been reported that Juve could look to cash in on the forward before he becomes a free agent in 2022.

Read the full story on Goal

Raul Garcia agrees Athletic Club extension

2021-02-23T16:33:43Z

Raul Garcia has reached an agreement with Athletic Club over a contract extension, according to reports in Spain.

The midfielder will sign on for one more season at the Basque club with an option for another year.

Spurs enter the race for Botman

2021-02-23T16:00:00Z

Tottenham are ready to battle Liverpool and Inter for Lille centre-half Sven Botman, claims France Football.

The £40 million-rated ($56m) defender is attracting interest from across Europe, with admiring glances from Anfield shot in the 21-year-old’s direction during the winter transfer window.

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Villa winning the battle for Berge

2021-02-23T15:30:00Z

Aston Villa head Sander Berge’s list of suitors, according to Eurosport.

The highly-rated midfielder is expected to leave Sheffield United in the summer, as they appear set to slip through a Premier League trapdoor, but he will be given a chance to remain in England.

Leeds looking to line up Burchall deal

2021-02-23T15:00:00Z

Leeds are looking to win the race for Bournemouth attacking starlet Ajani Burchall, claims Football Insider.

The 16-year-old has rejected a contract with the Cherries and is now attracting interest from the likes of West Ham and Arsenal.

Mac Allister lined up for new contract

2021-02-23T14:30:00Z

Brighton are keen on tying Alexis Mac Allister to fresh terms, reports The Sun.

The 22-year-old Argentine has enjoyed a welcome upturn in form of late and could be in line for fresh terms despite still having two years left to run on his current deal.

Liverpool & Man Utd tracking En-Nesyri

2021-02-23T14:00:00Z

Liverpool and Manchester United are tracking Sevilla star Youssef En-Nesyri - according to 90min.

Both clubs are keeping tabs on the 23-year-old's current situation, with it suggested that he will leave Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium in the summer.

However, Liverpool and United are not the only interested parties as West Ham, Borussia Dortmund and Inter also continue to monitor En-Nesyri.

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Sao Paulo interested in Diego Costa

2021-02-23T13:30:00Z

Sao Paulo are interested in former Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa - according to Sky Sports.

The 32-year-old has been a free agent since being released from his contract at Wanda Metropolitano at the start of the year.

Sao Paulo are the second Brazilian club to express an interest in Costa, after Palmeiras, who have held initial talks with the striker over a free transfer.

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Oblak, Kepa & the £16m that could cost Chelsea in the CL

2021-02-23T13:00:00Z

When Chelsea line up to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, they will be forced to face the ghosts of transfer decisions past.

The Blues will start with Edouard Mendy between the posts, with the world's most expensive goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga, again forced to watch on from the substitutes' bench.

At the other end will be Jan Oblak, a player so crucial in deciding results that his manager Diego Simeone has likened his impact to Lionel Messi.

Read more on Goal.

West Ham loan Lewis to St Patrick's Athletic

2021-02-23T12:25:42Z

Barcelona, PSG, Juventus & Inter target Aguero (The Mirror)

2021-02-23T12:00:00Z

Man City star in high demand

Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Inter have targeted Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero - according to The Mirror.

All four clubs have contacted the Argentine's representatives over his availability as he approaches the final months of his contract at Etihad Stadium.

A bidding way could break out for Aguero when he drops into the free agency pool in June, with City yet to offer him an extension.

Badiashile confirms Man Utd approach

2021-02-23T11:30:00Z

Monaco centre-back Benoit Badiashile has confirmed that he was the subject of a transfer approach from Manchester United last summer.

Badiashile was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford after an impressive 2019-20 campaign at Stade Louis II.

The 19-year-old has now admitted that he snubbed the Red Devils in order to further his career with Monaco, who he has helped re-emerge as a major force in Ligue 1 this season.

Read the full move on Goal.

Haaland made a top priority by Chelsea (Tuttomercatoweb)

2021-02-23T11:00:00Z

Blues keen on Dortmund striker

Erling Haaland has been made a top transfer priority by Chelsea, claims Tuttomercatoweb.

Roman Abramovich wants another marquee addition at Stamford Bridge this summer, with his sights being set on a prolific Borussia Dortmund striker.

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Spurs may look to sell Doherty

2021-02-23T10:30:00Z

Matt Doherty's time at Tottenham may be brought to an end after just one season, reports ESPN.

Jose Mourinho is said to have doubts over a player he snapped up from Wolves in 2020, meaning that another move could be sanctioned for the Republic of Ireland international right-back.

Arsenal have Bellerin replacements in mind

2021-02-23T10:00:00Z

Arsenal have replacements for Hector Bellerin in mind, claims football.london.

The Gunners are seeing their Spanish right-back linked with a move elsewhere, with Norwich defender Max Aarons and Brighton star Tariq Lamptey now said to be in their sights.

Real Madrid turn their attention to Konate

2021-02-23T09:30:00Z

Having missed out on Dayot Upamecano to Bayern Munich, Defensa Central reports that Real Madrid are ready to turn their attention to Ibrahima Konate.

RB Leipzig remain the focus in an ongoing centre-half search, but the Blancos are now keen to land a 21-year-old that is said to have a €45 million (£39m/$55m) release clause.

West Ham set sights on Valencia forward Guedes

2021-02-23T09:00:00Z

West Ham have set their sights on Valencia forward Goncalo Guedes - according to Fichajes.

Napoli and Monaco are also being linked with the 24-year-old, whose current contract at Mestalla is due to run until 2023.

Guedes has scored once in 18 La Liga matches for Valencia in 2020-21.

Napoli target Benfica star Tavares

2021-02-23T08:30:00Z

Napoli have identified Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares as a transfer target - according to Calcio Mercato.

The Serie A outfit are planning to make a move for the 21-year-old when the market reopens later in the year.

Tavares has racked up 19 appearances across all competitions for Benfica so far this season.

Dortmund interested in Milenkovic

2021-02-23T08:00:00Z

Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic is the subject of interest from Borussia Dortmund - according to Sky Germany.

La Viola are eager to bring in the 23-year-old to shore up their back-line in the summer transfer window.

Should Fiorentina fail to land Milenkovic, they will turn their attention to a possible deal for Cagliari's Sebastian Walukiewicz.

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Kroos convinced Alaba has quality to star at Real Madrid

2021-02-23T07:30:00Z

Toni Kroos is convinced David Alaba would have the quality to flourish at Real Madrid, should he make the move from Bayern Munich in the summer.

Alaba announced last week that he would be leaving Bayern on a free transfer in the summer, but stopped short of revealing his next destination.

It has been widely speculated that Real will be his next club, and Kroos has no doubts the Austria international would adapt to life in La Liga.

Read the full story on Goal.

Tottenham would replace Mourinho with Nagelsmann (Telegraph)

2021-02-23T02:30:22Z

Amid a tailspin under their current manager, Spurs are already thinking about next steps

If Tottenham sacks Jose Mourinho, RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann would become the club's top replacement target, according to The Telegraph.

Spurs sit in ninth place in the Premier League after four losses in five games.

Bielsa calm about Leeds decision

2021-02-23T01:40:00Z

Marcelo Bielsa won't rush to decide what he wants to do beyond the current campaign at Leeds United, the manager said via Sky Sports. His contract is up after this season.

Liverpool sign 17-year-old to first pro contract

2021-02-23T01:15:00Z

Pearson takes charge of Bristol City

2021-02-23T00:50:00Z

Bristol City have appointed Nigel Pearson as their new manager, BBC Sport has confirmed. Pearson's previous managerial roles include stops at Southampton, Leicester City, Hull City and Watford.

Kroos: Alaba can star at Real Madrid

2021-02-23T00:20:14Z

Toni Kroos, once a Bayern Munich player himself, has tapped Bavarian centre-back David Alaba to be an influential force next year at Real Madrid.

Alaba has already announced he will leave Germany this summer, and it's been widely reported that Real Madrid have essentially locked up his signing.

Real the full story on Goal!

Juve in ongoing contract talks with Dybala

2021-02-22T23:50:37Z

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has confirmed to Football Italia that the club remain in negations with prized attacker Paulo Dybala over a new contract.
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Four clubs contact Aguero about free transfer

2021-02-22T23:31:06Z

The Mirror says the following four clubs are in contact with Sergio Aguero over a free transfer this summer: Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Inter Milan.

He is widely expected to depart Manchester City in the coming window when his contract expires, but his destination remains a mystery.

Suarez reveals Barcelona discussion before transfer

2021-02-22T23:22:48Z

Luis Suarez said in an interview with France Football that he felt disrespected just before leaving Barcelona for Atletico Madrid last summer, with the doubts he received about his playing ability fueling him to great heights this season.

Read the full story on Goal!

Arsenal's Bellerin eager to make PSG leap (CBS)

2021-02-22T23:13:58Z

The right-back was courted by Ligue 1's giant last summer, and it seems a move might finally be completed in the next window

Hector Bellerin is likely to leave Arsenal this summer, CBS reports, with Paris Saint-Germain the leading destination for a right-back "eager" to move on from England.

PSG were in the hunt for the Spaniard in 2020 until manager Mikel Arteta helped convince him to stay with the Gunners for another season. Arteta might not be so lucky this time around - Barcelona and several Serie A clubs apparently hold interest in the defender.

Arsenal were reportedly offered up to €28.8 million ($35m) for Bellerin about six months ago.

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