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Kai Havertz Bayer Leverkusen 2019-20

Udinese close to signing Molina from Boca


Boca Juniors defender Nahuel Molina is closing in on a move to Udinese.

The 22-year-old right-back is set to be the Serie A side's first summer signing. His contract with the Argentine side will expire at the end of the season

Pastore set for MLS switch?


Javier Pastore may be on his way to MLS, according to reports.

The Roma attacking midfielder has three years left on his contract but is now being linked with a move to either Seattle Sounders or LA Galaxy.

Atalanta eye Inter teen Esposito


Atalanta hope to sign Sebastiano Esposito from Inter, according to Sky Sport.

The Bergamo side have enquired about the 17-year-old striker's availability and although the Nerazzurri are open to striking a deal, they will add a buy-back clause to the deal.

Esposito recently knocked back an offer to extend his contract with the San Siro side.

Napoli eye AC Milan target Szoboszlai and Legia star Karbownik


Napoli have added Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai to their list of transfer targets.

Sky Sport in Italy claims the Serie A team are ready to compete with AC Milan for the signing of the Hungarian, while left-back Michal Karbownik is also in their sights.

Musacchio to leave AC Milan for Valencia?


Mateo Musacchio looks set to leave AC Milan this season, Calciomercato reports.

The defender has been unable to cement a place in the starting XI, as Simon Kjaer is ahead of him in the pecking order.

While Milan are likely to sign Kjaer on a permanent basis from Sevilla, Musacchio will likely be offloaded and has been linked with a move to Valencia.

Liverpool goalkeeper signs contract


Liverpool goalkeeper Andy Lonergan has signed a short-term contract extension, it has been confirmed.

The 36-year-old will remain with the club until the end of the 2019-20 season.

Real Madrid to offer Ramos contract extension


Real Madrid will offer Sergio Ramos a one-year contract extension, AS reports.

The Spanish centre-back has two years left on his current deal at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Liverpool hold positive Wijnaldum talks


Liverpool have, according to The Guardian, held positive talks with Georginio Wijnaldum regarding a new contract.

The Dutch midfielder is approaching the final 12 months of his current deal at Anfield, but is expected to commit to fresh terms through to 2024.

Gini Wijnaldum Liverpool 2019-20

Bayern re-open Sane talks with Man City


Bayern Munich have re-opened talks with Manchester City regarding a deal for Leroy Sane, reports Sky Deutschland.

Reaching an agreement for the Germany international winger is expected to remain tough, but the Bundesliga giants are determined to land a long-standing target.

Leipzig prepared to sell Arsenal & Bayern target


RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano has been told he will be sold when the transfer window reopens unless he commits to a new contract, as rumours linking him with Arsenal and Bayern Munich continue to swirl.

Leipzig sporting director Oliver Mintzlaff has told Bild: "There are only two options: prolong or leave. I am sure we'll soon find out in which direction it's going."

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Silva searching for top club


Thiago Silva intends to link up with a top European club after leaving Paris Saint-Germain, reports ESPN.

The Brazilian defender is now a free agent and has been linked with a return to AC Milan.

Man Utd not planning to loan out Daniel James


Manchester United have no intention of sending Daniel James out on loan next season - according to MEN.

It has been suggested that the Welsh winger could secure a temporary move away from Old Trafford if Jadon Sancho arrives from Borussia Dortmund this summer.

However, United want James to stay put, and he could even be in line for a new contract later in the year.

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Bayern can afford to sign Sane & Havertz – Matthaus


Bayern Munich can afford to sign Leroy Sane and Kai Havertz in the same transfer window and should be considering raids on Manchester City and Bayer Leverkusen, claims Lothar Matthaus.

The Bundesliga giants are forever in the market for the best domestic talent, and two more Germany internationals are registering on their radar.

Efforts to lure Sane away from the Etihad Stadium were made in 2019, prior to a serious knee injury forcing the tricky winger onto the sidelines.

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Lallana agrees short-term extension to Liverpool deal


Adam Lallana has agreed a short-term extension to his contract at Liverpool which will allow him to see out the 2019-20 campaign at Anfield and the remainder of the Reds’ Premier League title bid.

The England international will now form par of Jurgen Klopp’s squad through to the end of July, at which point he will drop into the free agent pool.

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Barca consider Ceballos swoop


Barcelona are weighing up a summer approach for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos - according to Don Balon.

Blaugrana boss Quique Setien worked with the Spanish midfielder at Real Betis for a brief period before his move to Santiago Bernabeu in 2017.

Ceballos has spent the 2019-20 campaign on loan at Arsenal, but has expressed a desire to return to Madrid and prove his worth.

Callejon hopes to extend Napoli stay


Jose Callejon is hoping to extend his stay at Napoli beyond the end of the season - according to Calcio Mercato.

The 33-year-old's current contract was due to expire this month, but he has already agreed a deal to see out the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign at Stadio San Paolo.

Callejon, who has been linked with Valencia and Sevilla recently, would like to stay on Napoli's books for another year rather than walk away from the club on a free transfer later this summer.

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Szoboszlai eager to join Milan


Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai wants to join Milan - according to Calcio Mercato.

Lazio have also been linked with the 19-year-old, but he would prefer to complete a switch to San Siro.

Szoboszlai could be available for around €25 million (£22m/$28m) when the transfer window reopens.

Dominik Szoboszlai RB Salzburg 2019-20
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Dybala confirms Man Utd & Spurs talks


Paulo Dybala has revealed there were "conversations" with Manchester United and Tottenham over a move to the Premier League in 2019 although he didn't want to leave Juventus without proving his worth to the club.

Dybala has been a key player in Juve's squad over the last five years but had to play second fiddle to Cristiano Ronaldo at times last season following his arrival from Real Madrid.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner became the focal point in attack in Massimiliano Allegri's starting XI, while Dybala was shifted to a role out wide, which reduced his effectiveness in the final third.

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Chelsea to sell Kante & Jorginho


Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is willing to sell N'Golo Kante and Jorginho in order to fund further additions, claims The Sun.

The Blues have snapped up Hakim Ziyech, have a deal in place for Timo Werner, and have a number of other top targets on their recruitment radar.

N'golo Kante Chelsea

‘Werner isn’t Messi & would’ve flopped at Liverpool’


Timo Werner’s proposed transfer to Chelsea is “perfect for all concerned”, says Stan Collymore, with the former Liverpool striker eager to point out that the Germany international is “not Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo” and would likely have flopped at Anfield.

Collymore told The Mirror: "Liverpool fans sobbing about missing out on him can spare me the tears because he’s not Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo and the way some have reacted, you’d be forgiven for thinking he was some sort of reincarnation of both."

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Man Utd sounded out over James deal


Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign James Rodriguez in a cut-price deal, claims The Sun.

The Real Madrid playmaker has been linked with the Red Devils in the past, and the Blancos are willing to drop his asking price in order to push a sale through.

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Chelsea well placed to sign Flamengo star Gerson


Chelsea are well placed to win the race for Flamengo midfielder Gerson - according to The Express.

Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund have also been linked with the 23-year-old, but he now looks likely to complete a summer move to Stamford Bridge.

Flamengo are willing to sanction Gerson's departure if their £30 million ($38m) valuation is met.

Juventus set to step up Arthur pursuit


Juventus are ready to go all out to complete the signing of Arthur Melo from Barcelona - according to RAC 1.

The Bianconeri are offering the 23-year-old a deal which could see the midfielder's current wages tripled, and he is open to advancing negotiations.

Arthur has been a key member of Barca's squad since joining the club from Gremio in 2018.

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Arsenal identify Partey as priority target


Gunners eager to bring in Atletico star

Arsenal have identified Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey as their top summer transfer target - according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Gunners are willing to fork out €50 million (£44m/$56m) to lure the 26-year-old to Emirates Stadium when the market reopens.

Partey has featured in 35 matches for Atletico in all competitions this season, scoring three goals.

Thomas Partey Atletico Madrid 2019-20
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Dybala admits it would be 'very nice' to play for Barcelona


Paulo Dybala admitted it would be "very nice" to play for Barcelona as the star attacker said he was still waiting for a contract renewal at Juventus.

Dybala, 26, was enjoying a fine season before it was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, having been linked with a move from Turin last year.

The Argentina international is reportedly set to extend his stay at Juve, where he is contracted until 2022.

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Juventus to offer Arthur bumper pay rise


Juventus are ready to offer Barcelona midfielder Arthur three times what he earns at Barcelona, according to RAC.

The Turin giants are keen to land the Brazilian and are ready to press on with trying to sign hi,

Man Utd take pole position in Chiesa race


Manchester United are close to the valuation of Fiorentina forward Federico Chiesa, according to Quotidiano.

Chelsea also hold an interest in a player valued at around the £60 million ($75m) mark. 

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Chelsea go all-in for Havertz


Blues aim for another Bundesliga ace

Chelsea are set to make a play to sign Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz, according to the Daily Mail.

With Timo Werner on the brink of signing, they want to add the attacking midfielder to their ranks.

It is expected he will cost around £75 million ($94m) - but they face stern competition from some of Europe's biggest sides.

Lallana set to pen new Liverpool deal


England international midfielder Adam Lallana is set to sign a new deal with Liverpool, The Independent reports.

The 32-year-old is willing to take a pay cut, given the coronavirus pandemic, and is set to be kept on as Jurgen Klopp has been impressed with his attitude.

AC Milan target Memphis Depay swoop


Lyon attacker Memphis Depay is the subject of transfer interest from AC Milan, according to Calciomercato.

OL are struggling to agree new terms with a player out of contract in 2021, and that could see him leave this summer.

Everton are also interested.

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PSG looking for Thiago Silva replacement in Serie A


With Thiago Silva set to leave PSG at the end of his contract, Calciomercato believes they are focusing on Italy to find a replacement.

Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly is at the top of the list, while Milan Skriniar of Inter and Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan could also be options.

Manchester City's John Stones is a left-field possibility.