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Mbappe hints at PSG exit

2019-05-19T21:57:19Z

Kylian Mbappe has dropped a bombshell hint that he could leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

The 20-year-old striker was awarded the Ligue 1 Player of the Year award this evening and used his acceptance speech to state he wants more responsibility, whether that is at PSG or somewhere else.

Real Madrid have long been interested in the France star, who clarified that he was sending "a message" with his comments. 

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Rami vows Marseille stay and dismisses MLS talk

2019-05-19T21:24:25Z

Adil Rami has dismissed rumours linking him with a move to the United States, vowing to stay at Marseille.

LA Galaxy are said to be interested in signing the defender after a difficult campaign for the Ligue 1 side, but he insists he is staying put to help "bring the house down" next season.

"I plan on staying at Marseille and bringing the house down. No MLS or whatever," he said.  

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Claude Puel wanted by Saint-Etienne

2019-05-19T20:57:59Z

Former Leicester and Southampton boss Claude Puel could be on his way back into management with Saint-Etienne reportedly eyeing him.

Le10 Sport reports that Jean-Louis Gasset will depart the Ligue 1 side at the end of the season and the hierarchy see Puel as an ideal choice.

The 57-year-old has been out of work since Leicester sacked him in February and is said to want to join a foreign club but Saint-Etienne hope to bring him back to France.

Allegri will join Bayern or PSG, Napoli chief predicts

2019-05-19T20:30:26Z

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis believes Massimiliano Allegri will join either Bayern Munich or Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

The Italian coach will leave Juventus at the end of the season after five years and as many Serie A titles, but has not announced his next move.

De Laurentiis has a feeling he will join another European giant, but feels he would be better off in Bavaria than Paris. 

"I think Allegri will go to Bayern Munich or PSG," he said. "Bayern Munich is the most fitting place for someone like him."

AC Milan to fight off PSG with Donnarumma renewal

2019-05-19T19:54:44Z

AC Milan have opened talks with Gianluigi Donnarumma over a new contract as they look to hold off interest from Paris Saint-GermainCalciomercato reports.

PSG are said to be eyeing him as a replacement for Gianluigi Buffon, having already inherited his spot in the national team, but Milan hope a wage rise will convince him to stay put for the time being.

The 20-year-old still has two years left on his current deal at San Siro, but the Serie A side are determined to tie him to a longer deal after his stellar season in goal and have already began talks with his agent Mino Raiola.

Gundogan ready for Man City contract talks

2019-05-19T19:26:51Z

Ilkay Gundogan wants to open negotiations over a new contract with Manchester City

The midfielder has a year left on his current deal with the Premier League champions but has already seen talks over an extension break down because of his uncertainty over how much playing time he will be given next season.

But now he wants to return to the table to discuss his future with the club hierarchy.

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Rangers look to keep Kent for a second season

2019-05-19T18:54:52Z

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has confirmed the club have made an offer to Liverpool to sign Ryan Kent again for next season.

The winger has enjoyed an eye-catching campaign at Ibrox since making the move from Anfield last summer, winning the PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year.

“We’re doing everything we can,” Gerrard said to BT Sport.

Watford keeper Gomes still undecided about retirement

2019-05-19T18:37:41Z

Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes says he still hasn't made up his mind up about his reported retirement, and will speak to club officials about his situation soon.

The Brazilian stopper, who recently said that he was "99 per cent sure" he would retire this summer, admitted to the Watford Observer that he still hasn't made a final decision.

Gomes was speaking in the wake of his side's 6-0 drubbing at the hands of Manchester City in the FA Cup final

Report: Chelsea set to extend Giroud’s contract 'this week'

2019-05-19T18:28:51Z

Chelsea have decided to trigger a one-year extension on striker Olivier Giroud’s current contract, reports Telefoot.

According to sources in the forward's home country of France, the paperwork is expected to be completed this week ahead of the Europa League final against London rivals Arsenal

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Meunier uncertainty as Manchester United wait in the wings

2019-05-19T18:05:30Z

Manchester United defensive target Thomas Meunier has suggested he could remain at Paris Saint-Germain and see out the final year of his contract.

The right-back was linked with a move to Old Trafford back in April, as reported by The Sun, but in an interview with Canal+ the 27-year-old Belgian said: "Nothing is clear, with regards to me or the club.

"People are enquiring, left and right, but I still have another year on my contract. The club knows my position, I have always said that I want to stay."  

Dembele reacts to Manchester United speculation

2019-05-19T17:54:04Z

Lyon forward Moussa Dembele has reacted to speculation linking him with a big money move to Manchester United this summer.

Speaking to the Daily Record after watching his old club Celtic on Sunday, the 22-year-old striker, who has netted 18 times this season, said: "I signed for five years with Lyon and I'm happy there, but we'll see what happens. I'm happy to stay with Lyon next season but we'll see."

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Roma could turn to Bielsa in search for new boss

2019-05-19T17:41:39Z

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa could become a target for Roma as they step up their search for a new manager, according to gianlucadimarzio.com

Roma sacked Eusebio Di Francesco in March this year and turned to Claudio Ranieri, who was named as interim manager until the end of this season.

City look to pip Liverpool in transfer race for Esposito

2019-05-19T17:30:39Z

They might have beaten them to the Premier League title, but Manchester City are once more looking to pip Liverpool - this time in the transfer market.

According to The Express, the English champions are reportedly interested in signing Inter Milan youngster Sebastiano Esposito ahead the Reds, and have scouted him extensively at the European Under-17 Championships in Dublin.

Jurgen Klopp’s academy scouts have been highly impressed with what they've seen so far, and the teenager has also caught the attention of Paris Saint-Germain.

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Gerrard hints at Rangers move for Stewart

2019-05-19T17:11:40Z

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has suggested the Glasgow club could look to sign forward Greg Stewart, who has spent the second-half of the 2018-19 season on-loan at Aberdeen from Birmingham City.

In an interview on BT Sport 2, Gerrard said: "Greg Stewart is a player that we admire very much."

Stewart is available on a free transfer this summer after being released by Birmingham.

Arsenal make £25m Saliba top target

2019-05-19T16:53:46Z

Arsenal have made teenage Saint-Etienne centre-back William Saliba their top target for the summer, Goal understands.

The 18-year-old has made just 17 appearances in all competitions this season, but he has convinced the Gunners in his breakthrough season that he is the right option to freshen their back line.

The 6'4" defender fits the profile Arsenal are looking for and he could cost around £25 million ($31.8m).

RB Leipzig expect Werner departure despite no offers

2019-05-19T15:57:20Z

Timo Werner should leave RB Leipzig if he does not want to extend his contract this summer, Ralf Rangnick says.

Werner has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich and Liverpool as he enters the final year of his contract with Leipzig. 

Although his current club have not had any offers for him, Rangnick expects the striker to leave in the coming months, assuming he does not sign a new deal.

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Man Utd & PSG target Pepe will leave Lille, coach confirms

2019-05-19T15:22:01Z

Lille coach Christophe Galtier has confirmed Nicolas Pepe will leave the club this summer amid reports Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are trying to sign him.

The 23-year-old is in-demand after an excellent season with the Ligue 1 outfit, who are resigned to losing him just two years after he joined from Angers.

With Untied and PSG among others eyeing him, it appears he is destined to move on going by his coach's comments.

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Tottenham leading the race for Ndombélé

2019-05-19T14:54:15Z

Tottenham are well placed to sign Tanguy Ndombélé from Lyon for next season, as reported by Telefoot. 

PSG and Juventus are also believed to be keeping tabs on the midfielder, but the player looks set to turn down the champions of both France and Italy in favour of joining Mauricio Pochettino's Champions League finalists in north London.

Setien leaves Real Betis

2019-05-19T14:38:11Z

Real Betis manager Quique Setién has left the club by mutual consent, according to a statement. 

Betis were the only team to beat Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid this season, but the club could only manage a 10th-place finish, despite winning 2-0 at the Bernabeu on Sunday.

Setien was briefly linked with the Barcelona manager's job in January.

McAllister backs Morelos to stay at Rangers

2019-05-19T14:28:56Z

Rangers number two Gary McAllister says striker Alfredo Morelos should remain at Ibrox for at least another season in order to conquer his demons, as reported by the Herald on Sunday.  

The Colombian striker has received a clutch of red cards this season, but former Liverpool ace McAllister says the player should stay and seek redemption in the style of ex-Red Luis Suarez.

Leicester watching 25-year-old Milan star

2019-05-19T13:36:10Z

Leicester have sent scouts to watch AC Milan and Turkey striker Hakan Calhanoglu, as reported by Gazzetto dello Sport.

The 25-year-old has emerged as a target for Brendan Rodgers' Foxes as they look to build on their ninth place Premier League finish. 

The Turkey international signed for Milan from Bayer Leverkusen in 2017 and has made 65 appearances in Serie A.

Saints in for Charlton's Aribo

2019-05-19T13:04:49Z

Southampton are lining up a move for Charlton Athletic midfielder Joe Aribo, as reported in the Sunday Express.

The 22-year-old has attracted interest from Arsenal and Manchester City in recent months but Saints could beat their illustrious rivals to the punch ahead of the new season.

Aribo has starred this term as the Addicks have reached the League One play-off final.

Kilmarnock will make Scotland pay for Clarke

2019-05-19T12:29:53Z

Kilmarnock director Billie Bowie will look to claim £200,000 in compensation from the Scottish FA should they choose to pursue Steve Clarke as the new Scotland manager, as reported in the Daily Record.  

The 55-year-old former Chelsea assistant manager is eager to accept the national team job, but the Killie chief will make sure his side gets their cut if Clarke jumps ship.

Sancho set for Dortmund stay

2019-05-19T12:00:00Z

Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho looks set to remain with the Bundesliga club for next season, per the Daily Express.

The England international had been linked with a big-money move to Manchester United among others, but seems to have indicated he will stay with Lucien Favre as they chase domestic glory.

“Next season our target is to win, not come second,” Sancho spoke following a final day that saw Bayern Munich crowned as champions.

Brandt 50-50 to stay with Bayer

2019-05-19T11:15:23Z

Julian Brandt has a "50-50" chance of remaining on the books at Bayer Leverkusen according to the club's managing director, per SportBuzzer.

Rudi Voller believes the Germany international is just as likely to stay as he is to leave, following the side's fourth-place finish in the Bundesliga.

They will compete in the Champions League next season but Brandt could yet switch to a rival club, with Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur among those interested.

Navas set for Porto switch

2019-05-19T10:53:26Z

Keylor Navas will apparently swap Real Madrid for Porto next season, according to reports from Don Balon.

The Los Blancos keeper has been out of favour this year as second choice and is set to leave the La Liga club.

A social media post by his wife has sparked speculation that he may make the short trip west to Portugal, who are thought to be looking for an additional keeper following Iker Casillas' heart attack.

Gunners train sights on Claude-Maurice

2019-05-19T09:45:21Z

Arsenal are hoping to beat out newly promoted Norwich to the signature of French youngster Alexis Claude-Maurice, says the Mirror.

The Gunners are thought to be keen on the 20-year-old striker, who has caught the eye of multiple sides.

Currently with Lorient, Claude-Maurice is a youth international for Les Bleus.

Milan eye up Mustafi

2019-05-19T09:20:34Z

Milan are mulling over a move for Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi as a replacement for Cristian Zapata, according to Calciomercato.

The Serie A side are thought to be considering whether to make an offer for the German, who has arguably failed to ignite under Unai Emery.

Zapata meanwhile looks set to exit San Siro after he was not offered fresh terms.

Man United still after Onana

2019-05-19T08:32:32Z

Manchester United are still looking to sign Andre Onana from Ajax as a prospective replacement for David De Gea, though their efforts may be fruitless, reports the Daily Record.

The Red Devils have been chasing the Cameroon international alongside team-mate Matthijs de Ligt, hoping to tempt them to Old Trafford.

But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side look like they will have to search elsewhere in their quest for new recruits.

Hazard cites Witsel after Dortmund move

2019-05-19T08:10:29Z

Thorgan Hazard has cited Axel Witsel's influence as being key to securing his move to Borussia Dortmund, the Belgium international told Eleven Sports.

The 26-year-old joins the Bundesliga outfit from rivals Borussia Monchengladbach and has singled out his international team-mate as a leading factor behind the switch.

"He's a player who will be there to help me integrate," the winger stated. "It's good that there is someone I know there."

Boca target Roma legend De Rossi

2019-05-19T07:45:13Z

Roma stalwart Daniele De Rossi could be set for a switch to South America and Boca Juniors after he brings down the curtain on his Serie A career, says Sky Sports News.

The Argentine side are hopeful of snaring the midfielder after it was revealed that he will not be offered fresh terms in the Italian capital.

Boca sporting director Nicolas Burdisso spent almost five seasons alongside De Rossi and is hopeful of tempting him to a new adventure in another part of the world.

Turnbull to cost Motherwell club record

2019-05-19T07:22:50Z

Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull would only be sold for a club record fee according to their chief executive, says the BBC.

The 19-year-old enjoyed a sensational season for the Scottish Premier League club and has been linked with a move both north and south of the border.

But Alan Burrows says that he will only leave for a price above that of the £1.75m ($2.23m) that Phil O'Donnell was sold for to Celtic in 1994.

Valverde plays down immediate Griezmann deal

2019-05-19T07:00:00Z

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has dampened immediate speculation of a move for Antoine Griezmann, stating that the club is unlikely to conduct any business until after the Copa del Rey final, according to Sky Sports News.

The Atletico Madrid man announced his exit from the La Liga outfit earlier this week and looks almost certain to head to Camp Nou, albeit with a pay cut.

But Valverde says there will be no movement for the World Cup-winning Frenchman or any other player until the marquee tie with Valencia next Saturday is over.

Everton after ex-Terrier Lossl

2019-05-19T06:35:26Z

Everton are hopeful of securing former Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Jonas Lossl following his release in the wake of the Terriers' relegation from the Premier League, per Sky Sports News.

The Denmark international spent two years in the Premier League with the West Yorkshire side but is among a number of players not retained for their future in the Championship.

He would likely line up as second-choice cover for Jordan Pickford, replacing Maarten Stekelenburg who is set to leave Goodison Park.

Torreira dreams of Boca switch

2019-05-19T06:14:42Z

Arsenal defender Lucas Torreira has admitted that he would be hard pressed to turn down an offer from Argentine side Boca Juniors if the chance arose, reports the Daily Star.

The Uruguay international has been a fine addition to the Gunners this past season after joining from Sampdoria.

However, the 23-year-old has stated that to play for Boca would be the realisation of a life-long dream.

Palace want £60m for Wan-Bissaka

2019-05-19T04:42:54Z

Crystal Palace have placed a £60 million price on Aaron Wan-Bissaka, the Daily Mail reports

The report claims that the club are asking for the massive money in an attempt to fight off interest from Manchester United, who are keen on the 21-year-old right-back.

Arsenal unlikely to land Zaha

2019-05-19T03:20:21Z

Arsenal are lining up an offer for Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha, but the move seems unlikely with the Gunners looking to pay only half of what Palace want for their star man. 

The Sun claims that Palace want £80 million​ ($102m), with that number enough to ward off interest from Arsenal, who are only willing to pay £80m.

Aulas looking to spark bidding war

2019-05-19T02:29:06Z

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas seems to be trying to start a bidding war for Tanguy Ndombele, having asked PSG to join in. 

The French side's boss has now tempted his Ligue 1 rivals, claiming he would like to let the midfielder go there if they can match the offers from other top clubs. 

"I'm the one who revived the PSG talks so that they don't feel dismissed," he told told L'Equipe. "If PSG aligns with the three offers received and Tanguy agrees, it would be nice if he goes there."

Cavani and Meunier want PSG stay

2019-05-19T01:22:35Z

Edison Cavani and Thomas Meunier both want to remain at Paris Saint-Germainnext season but have admitted their futures may be out of their hands.

Both players spoke after PSG's win on Saturday and told the press they would like to see out their contracts with the club, though the French side may be looking to move them on this summer. 

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Lyon confirm new manager

2019-05-19T00:11:53Z

French side Lyon have confirmed Brazilian assistant Sylvinho will be the club's new manager. 

Club legend Juninho Pernambucano​ will also be making a return as sporting director. 

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Pogba needs to hand in transfer request for Man Utd exit

2019-05-18T22:26:45Z

The France star has been told this is his only chance to move to Real Madrid

Paul Pogba will be required to hand in a formal transfer request if he is to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid, according to the Sun.

The France star wants out and Real coach Zinedine Zidane has told Pogba he must move this summer if he is to ever join the Liga giants.

However, United will resist any offers, so if Pogba wishes to leave, he will be required to formally demand an exit. 

Tottenham consider Allegri/Pochettino swap

2019-05-18T22:18:44Z

Tottenham are considering a swap of managers with Mauricio Pochettino heading to Juventus and Massimiliano Allegri to London, according to the Express.

Allegri is departing Juventus after five seasons and Pochettino is considered among the front-runners to replace him.

The Italian is in high demand in England and would require assurances over transfers from Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, but is more open to Tottenham over Chelsea, who have a transfer ban looming.

PSG want to sign Kante this summer

2019-05-18T22:11:25Z

Paris Saint-Germain have turned their focus toward Chelsea star N'Golo Kante after moving on from interest in Everton's Idrissa Gueye, according to the Mirror.

Chelsea are not interested in a sale, but PSG will likely offer a huge fee and a big contract, which may be difficult for the club and player to turn down.

Should Chelsea beat back PSG interest, the Ligue 1 champions will turn their focus to Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure.

Chelsea to give Hudson-Odoi No.10 shirt

2019-05-18T22:07:51Z

Chelsea will hope to persuade Callum Hudson-Odoi to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge by giving him Eden Hazard's soon-to-be-vacated No.10 shirt.

The Daily Mail report fresh talks between the club and the player's representatives are set for this month, with Hudson-Odoi having one year remaining on his contract.

The shirt offer mirrors what Bayern Munich did for Hudson-Odoi, promising Arjen Robben's No.10, as interest remains in the teenager despite rupturing his Achilles late in the season. 

PSG tell De Gea to sign on free

2019-05-18T22:00:51Z

The Ligue 1 champions have promised a huge signing bonus to the Man Utd goalkeeper

Paris Saint-Germain are telling David de Gea to not sign a new contract with Manchester United so the French side can sign him on free transfer next summer, according to the Express.

Facing issues with Financial Fair Play, PSG are not certain they can afford to pay the £60 million ($76m) fee for a transfer this summer.

Instead, they're encouraging De Gea to wait until next winter, when they can sign him on a pre-contract and hand the United No.1 a hefty signing bonus, available because they will not have to pay a transfer fee.