Juve & Man City target Ndombele 'can be a new Pogba'
Ndombele has thrived since arriving at Lyon – initially on loan from Amiens – in 2017 and has impressed in the Champions League as well as Ligue 1 this term, also catching the eye of Manchester City and Juve among others.
The 22-year-old received his first call up for Les Bleus in October and Genesio believes Ndombele has every chance of replicating his compatriot Pogba in going on to star at Juve should a move to Turin materialise.
Montero returns to Vancouver Whitecaps
Fredy Montero will be back in MLS this season.
Gueye hopes for another PSG opportunity
Idrissa Gueye has not given up hope of joining Paris Saint-Germain after Evertonrejected two bids for him in January.
Toffees manager Marco Silva confirmed late in the transfer window that the club had knocked back a £22 million ($29m) offer for him, but the French outfit returned with a larger bid reported to be around £26m hours before the deadline.
Wolves duo Coady and Doherty sign contract extensions
Conor Coady and Matt Doherty have signed contract extensions with Wolvesuntil June 2023, the Premier League club have confirmed.
Stars of Wolves' Championship promotion campaign, club captain Coady and wing-back Doherty have excelled in the top flight under Nuno Espirito Santo.
Liverpool academy graduate Coady, 25, has been an ever-present, with Wolves seventh in the Premier League table, while 27-year-old Doherty brought up his 200th league appearance earlier this season for a club he joined from Bohemians in 2010.
Hudson-Odoi should fight for Chelsea place - Zola
Callum Hudson-Odoi has been given "plenty of reasons to feel involved and wanted" at Chelsea, assistant coach Gianfranco Zola says, as he urged the youngster to do more to earn playing time.
The 18-year-old has featured 13 times in all competitions for the Blues this season but has not started any of his four appearances in the Premier League.
His playing time situation led to him to seek a transfer to a very interested Bayern Munich, which promised to return for him in the summer after their January bids were knocked back.
However Zola says Chelsea is the best place for the teen and encouraged him to fight for his place in the squad among a coaching staff that values him.
Timbers near deal for River Plate full-back
The Timbers will use targeted allocation money acquire Moreira on a loan which the MLS club will have the option to make permanent at the end of the season.
The 29-year-old Paraguay international has been working his way back from a knee injury that kept him out 10 months.
Valverde believes he has earned extra responsibility with Barca
Ernesto Valverde feels his contract extension with Barcelona is proof the club are willing to give him additional responsibility and is relishing the opportunity to continue on in his role.
Despite winning a Liga and Copa del Rey double in his first season at the club, there was speculation this season could be his last with Barca with talk further fueled by reports he did not agree with some of the players brought in.
However, Valverde has put those reports to bed by penning a one-year extension and declared himself delighted with the contract while also stating his belief it shows the club has entrusted him with more responsibility going forward.
'Verratti would be a great fit at Man Utd'
Whitecaps close in on Montero move
According to MLSSoccer.com, Montero is set to join his former club on a free transfer after recording 13 goals and six assists in 33 games while on loan with the Whitecaps in 2017.
Montero has also played for the Seattle Sounders as well as Chinese side Tianjin TEDA.
Liverpool's Allan joins Fluminese
Liverpool's Allan Rodrigues de Souza has moved to Fluminese on loan for the rest of the season, the club announced.
The midfielder originally joined the Reds in 2015 and has been sent on five loan spells without a senior appearance for the Premier League side.
Orlando City linked with Nani
Overmars: Alexis could go back to Arsenal
The Chilean has scored
De Ligt move depends on Umtiti's fitness
The La Liga leaders currently have six centre-halves, but Thomas Vermaelen's contract expires at the end of the season and Jeison Murillo's loan deal will not be made permanent, leaving the club with Umtiti, Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet and youngster Jean-Clair Todibo.
However, Umtiti has been struggling with a knee problem and if he is to be sidelined for an extended period of time it could force Barcelona to move for the Ajax wonderkid sooner rather than later.
Newcastle made January bid for Foden
Southampton and Bournemouth were also linked with approaches, but despite the young midfielder's lack of game time at City, Guardiola is keen to use him in cup competitions and continue his development at the club.
Newcastle also already have two domestic loanees at the club in the form of Kenedy and Salomon Rondon, so one - most likely the former - would have had to leave to facilitate any move to the north-east.
Fekir in talks over new Lyon deal
The Frenchman was on the verge of joining Liverpool last summer, but the deal broke down - supposedly over a failed medical.
However, it seems that the attacking midfielder is now happy to stay at a club he almost left and will continue to contribute to his side's cause, having already scored seven goals and notched three assists in 18 Ligue 1 games.
Naismith considering MLS switch
Naismith has scored nine goals and registered three assists in 16 league games this season, and he has been a crucial player for Craig Levein's side, who won just once in a spell of eight league games when the forward was injured, and have lost just twice in the competition when he has featured.
Levein, however, hopes that he can convince the player to sign a permanent deal and stay on for the foreseeable future.
United hopeful over imminent Rashford deal
The likes of Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Ashley Young and Anthony Martial have all agreed fresh contracts at Old Trafford in recent weeks and it appears Rashford could be next in line.
The striker’s current deal runs until 2020, but United have an option to extend it by a further year, something the club are keen to do with rumours that Real Madrid are keeping an eye on the England international.
Coventry extend Stockdale loan
Tottenham in talks over Andersen deal
Calciomercato claimed that Sampdoria vice-president Antonio Romei and club lawyer Paolo Busardo were in London yesterday to thrash out a deal.
Bale has no plans to leave Real
Gareth Bale is not planning to leave Real Madrid this summer, despite facing the possibility of a 12-game ban for an obscene gesture he made to fans last week.
There has been speculation recently surrounding the Welshman’s future, but the Times are reporting that both club and player are happy with Bale’s current situation.
The Blues are reportedly so keen on securing Bale’s services they are willing to make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League.
No player would choose Arsenal over Chelsea claims Cole
The former Chelsea man told BT Sport: “Because the expectation is that they [Chelsea] have always got to be there, which Chelsea have been for the last 20 years, it becomes a crisis quicker than it does at Arsenal.
“With Arsenal, they’re probably not going to win anything, they’re in a 10-year transitional period. Chelsea demand to win things.
“If you’re a player, you’d much rather move to Chelsea than Arsenal, there’s a better quality of player there and you’ve got more chance of winning things.”
De Ligt urged to choose Liverpool
The 57-year-old believes De Ligt would be ideally suited to the Reds and could play alongside fellow countryman Virgil van Dijk.
“It would be great for Dutch football if those two defenders can play alongside each other for five to six years,” Van der Gijp told Dutch outlet Voetbal Primeur.
"Then you are getting the best centre-back pairing in Europe."
Son to be offered pay rise at Spurs
Tottenham forward Heung-min Son will be offered a fresh contract at the end of the season, despite only signing a new deal last summer.
Metro are reporting that the South Korean’s outstanding form over the past few months means he is likely to earn a new deal with a markedly increased wage.
Son’s current contract sees him earn £110,000 per week but a new an extension on that could reward the attacker will a weekly salary of £150,000.
Valverde signs new deal
Ernesto Valverde has extended his contract as Barcelona head coach.
His new terms run until the end of the 2019-20 season, with an option to extend for a further 12 months.
Juve to offer Kean plus cash for De Ligt
Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Liverpool have all been linked with the impressive young centre-half, but Juventus hope that the addition of their own young talent will aid their cause in reaching an agreement.
Exciting striker Kean made his debut for Juventus over two years ago, aged just 16, and could go some way towards lowering Ajax's reported price tag of around €80m (£70.45m/$90.2m) for their prized defender.
Leeds pursued Jese signature in January
The club failed in their pursuit of Swansea City winger Daniel James on deadline day, but were also apparently working on a loan move for the Spaniard.
Barca youngster pens new deal
The 19-year-old has extended his terms to the summer of 2021, and his new contract includes a €30m (£26.4m/$33.8m) release clause.
He has made 20 appearances in all competitions for Barcelona B this season, scoring one goal.
Bowen: My loyalties lie with Hull
Hull City midfielder Jarrod Bowen has claimed he is not thinking about a potential Premier League move just yet.
The 22-year-old has enjoyed a superb season for the Tigers and has been linked with a host of top clubs, including Tottenham.
“It’s surreal when you see your name being linked with these big teams, but that just shows how well I’m doing,” he told the Hull Daily Mail.
“When you see your name with these Premier League clubs, that’s where everyone wants to play, but my loyalties lie with Hull City so I can’t say anything about those teams because it’s talk. My aim is to get this club back into the Premier League,” he added.
Birmingham FFP decision to be made this month
It has been widely reported that the Blues will fall foul of the Financial Fair Play protocol when they submit their last annual accounts later this month.
It has been suggested by a range of outlets that Birmingham could face as much as a 12-point penalty for breaching Profitability and Sustainability regulations.
Gallagher joins La Galaxy
LA Galaxy have announced the signing of Michael Gallagher on a USL contract.
The 24-year-old joined from Real Monarchs SLC and has also previously played for Portland Timbers.
“Michael brings a good amount of experience and leadership into our team,” said Dennis te Kloese, LA Galaxy General Manager.
“He is a smart player. We are excited about his future within our club and look forward to providing him with opportunities for growth.”
Klopp to target centre-backs next summer
Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce has claimed Jurgen Klopp will try and sign a centre-back ahead of next season.
“I think a centre-back will be on Klopp’s shopping list this summer,” said Pearce. “I can’t see how he can possibly go into next season with his current personnel.
“The reality is that Lovren and Matip miss far too much football. Liverpool have played 26 league games this season and Lovren has only featured in nine of them.
"Gomez is a class act and at the age of 21 he could be a key part of this Liverpool team for the next decade and more. He’s been unlucky with some serious injuries, whereas Lovren and Matip seem to get niggling muscle issues.”
Spurs look to beat Arsenal to Suso signing
The 25-year-old has been in strong form again this year, scoring six goals and adding eight assists in 26 appearances.
Galaxy interested in move for Gonzalez
The now-Bologna defender is exploring a move back to MLS, with the Galaxy among the teams interested in his services.
Madrid could afford Neymar and Hazard
The Blancos have held off from major investment recently, but that could change soon.
The Blancos have been linked with moves for the PSG and Chelsea stars, with Hazard appearing the more likely of the pair to join in the summer.
But due to their lack of major investments in the transfer market of late, Madrid aren't ruling out the possibility of signing both players.
Chelsea believe they can lower €36m Higuain fee
The 31-year-old joined the Blues on loan in January with a €36m option to purchase, and Chelsea believe they can negotiate that fee down.
Higuain has scored two goals in four appearances so far for the Blues.
German & Spanish clubs interested in Omeruo
That has led to clubs in Spain and Germany looking to purchase the Nigeria international, who has yet to make an appearance for Chelsea.
Kante prefers Real or Barca over PSG
The Chelsea midfielder could leave the club at season's end
Kante is reportedly considering leaving Stamford Bridge after a frustrating season that has seen his relationship sour with manager Maurizio Sarri.
Terry told Rice to pick England over Ireland
Rice committed his international future to England earlier this week, despite having played for Ireland at youth level and in three senior friendlies.
The 20-year-old has maintained a relationship with Terry for years, and sought out the Chelsea legend's advice when making a decision on his international future.
Chelsea plan €45m Jovic move
Jovic has been in stunning form this season, scoring 19 goals in all competitions.
Llorente has no plans to leave Tottenham
Tottenham forward Fernando Llorente says he is happy at the club and has no plans to seek a move away.
The 33-year-old has played sparingly this season, but has seen more game time of late with Harry Kane injured.
Arsenal, Man Utd & Everton eye Porto star Brahimi
The 29-year-old midfielder can leave the Portuguese outfit for free at the end of the season and the offers are already coming in.
The report claims United, Everton and Wolves have already made proposals, while Arsenal has recently appeared as a potential destination.
Inter lower Icardi asking price
Icardi’s contract includes a €110m (£97m/$124m) release clause, but it can only be activated by foreign clubs during a two-week window in July.
Instead, the Nerazzurri are ready to speed up his exit and lower their demands.
Ex-PSG boss Blanc wants Premier League move
Laurent Blanc wants to make his return to management with a Premier League club, The Mirror claims.
The 53-year-old is hoping to get back into the game with a job in England and has hired an agency to help in his search for a new team.
Spurs to offer Son another contract extension
The South Korea international only signed a new deal in July, but the club are ready to give him another pay rise in light of his recent form.
The Premier League side will open talks with the player at the end of the season as they hope to tie him to a longer deal.
Juve may swap Alex Sandro for Marcelo
The Bianconeri want to sign the Brazilian left-back, but will have to let go of their own to make room. Sandro has previously been linked with a move to the Premier League as well as Paris Saint-Germain, but opted to extend his contract.
He has been highlighted as a target for Madrid, however, meaning the two clubs could organise a swap that suits them both in the next window.