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City chasing Inter star

2022-05-17T21:15:52.000Z

Manchester City are chasing Inter defender Alessandro Baston, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

Inter have already turned down a €60m offer but that bid could rise in the coming weeks.

The club is expected to be forced to sell one big player ahead of next season, and that could be Stefan de Vrij, Milan Skriniar or, most likely, Bastoni, who will likely command the highest fee.

'Bayern Munich should sign Kane if Lewandowski leaves'

2022-05-17T20:00:51.000Z

Bayern Munich should pursue Harry Kane if Robert Lewandowski is to leave the club this summer, says former Bayern defender Jerome Boateng.

Lewandowski says he will not renew in Munich, and Boateng says Kane would be the perfect replacement should the club choose to cash in.

Read what Boateng had to say on GOAL!

Newcastle still eye Henderson

2022-05-17T18:30:00.000Z

Salford sack boss Bowyer

2022-05-17T17:30:00.000Z

Man Utd eye second De Jong push

2022-05-17T17:00:00.000Z

Messi to Inter Miami: PSG star reportedly wanted in MLS

2022-05-17T16:00:00.000Z

It has been reported that Lionel Messi is wanted in MLS by Inter Miami, but are they really set to arrange a 2023 deal for the Paris Saint-Germain star?

Messi signed a two-year contract at PSG last summer when he arrived on a free transfer following his surprise exit from Barcelona.

The 34-year-old has the option of an additional year at Parc des Princes, but it has been suggested that he is eager to take on a new challenge in the United States when his deal runs out.

Read the full story on GOAL here!

Barca near double Blues swoop

2022-05-17T15:30:00.000Z

Chiellini ready for transfer abroad amid MLS links

2022-05-17T14:30:00.000Z

Giorgio Chiellini has admitted he is curious to try his fortunes abroad and away from Serie A, as links connecting the Juventus defender to a move to MLS continue to gather pace.

The Italy veteran, who will hang up his boots at international level this summer, played the final home match of his near-two-decade spell in Turin on Monday, and left to a hero's reception as he considers his next steps.

The allure of a move across the Atlantic has not been discounted as the next step for the stalwart defender, and now Chiellini has acknowledged that he would like to try his luck outside of his home country.

Read the full story on GOAL here!

Bayern close in on Gravenberch

2022-05-17T14:00:00.000Z

Arsenal continue Molina talks

2022-05-17T13:30:00.000Z

Juventus offer Pogba a deal

2022-05-17T13:00:39.761Z

GOAL can confirm that Paul Pogba has received a three-year contract offer from Juventus with a salary of €7.5M-a-year.

Pogba has proposed a deal worth €11m a year, though he is still considering his former club's offer.

A return to Turin appears to be Pogba's most likely destination, especially given that he would be back playing under Massimiliano Allegri, with whom he had a great relationship before leaving for Manchester United.

Read the full story on GOAL.

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Di Maria set to join Juventus

2022-05-17T12:30:00.000Z

Angel Di Maria will join Juventus on a free transfer this summer, after agreeing to a one-year contract at the Allianz Stadium, GOAL can confirm. 

Di Maria has spent the last seven years of his career with PSG, where he has won numerous domestic trophies, but the club has decided not to extend his contract. 

The 34-year-old will play his final game for the Ligue 1 champions against Metz on May 21 before becoming a free agent the following month, with Juve poised to sign him.

Read the full story on GOAL.

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Barca willing to offer Depay in Lewandowski deal (Mundo Deportivo)

2022-05-17T12:00:04.961Z

Barcelona are open to the idea of offering Memphis Depay in order to secure the deal for Robert Lewandowski, according to Mundo Deportivo. 

Barcelona wants to sign the Polish striker for €30 million, but are willing to pay up to €35 million as his contract with Bayern Munich doesn't expire till the summer of 2023.

If that isn't enough, Barcelona will consider luring the German champions with their Dutch attacker.

Bayern considering a move for Dembele

2022-05-17T11:34:22.788Z

Bayern Munich is interested in signing the soon-to-be free agent Ousmane Dembélé, according to Sport Bild.

The club has been considering a move for Dembélé for almost a year but wanted to see how he performs after his injury.

Julian Nagelsmann has studied the player and wants to work with him.

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Man Utd pushing to sign Ajax defender Timber

2022-05-17T11:00:04.046Z

According to The Mirror, new Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag is looking to bring Jurrien Timber from Ajax with him as he begins his new project in the Premier League.

The 20-year-old played a major role in Ten Hag's third Eredivisie title win, with his versatility being a key feature. 

When asked about the player, Ten Hag said: "I think all the top clubs in Europe have Timber in their sights".

Mbappe agrees terms with Real Madrid

2022-05-17T10:30:20.308Z

GOAL can confirm that Kylian Mbappe has agreed terms with Real Madrid, with a deal for the Paris Saint-Germain star set to be announced following the Champions League final.

Mbappe's current contract with PSG expires in one month, and the club have been desperately trying to keep him in the French capital. 

The World Cup winner has insisted that he will make his decision at the end of the season, but Real Madrid are now confident of securing his services on a free transfer. 

Read the full story on GOAL

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Mourinho wants Matic reunion at Roma

2022-05-17T10:00:00.000Z

Jose Mourinho wants to arrange a reunion with Nemanja Matic at Roma - according to Calciomercato.

The Serbian midfielder is set to become a free agent when his contract at Manchester United expires this summer.

Mourinho worked with Matic when he was in charge at United, and previously at Chelsea, with the Portuguese now set to push for him to join him again at Roma.

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Newcastle in strong position to land Tarkowski

2022-05-17T09:30:00.000Z

Newcastle are in a strong position to land Burnley defender James Tarkowski this summer - according to 90min.

Eddie Howe has long been an admirer of the 29-year-old, whose contract is due to expire on June 30.

Tarkowski will leave Burnley on a free transfer regardless of whether or not they avoid relegation from the Premier League, with Newcastle now poised to swoop.

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Spurs to sign Romero & Kulusevski outright

2022-05-17T09:00:00.000Z

Man Utd-linked Milinkovic-Savic 'will not remain in Italy'

2022-05-17T08:30:00.000Z

Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri has admitted that Sergej Milinkovic-Savic “will not remain in Italy” if a big-money transfer is to be completed this summer, with the highly-rated midfielder continuing to generate talk of interest from Manchester United.

Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid have also been linked with the 27-year-old Serbia international, who has returned to top form this season with 11 goals and 12 assists across all competitions.

Those qualities are attracting admiring glances from across Europe, with Sarri conceding that a deal could be done in the next window if an ever-increasing asking price in the Italian capital is met by any of Milinkovic-Savic’s many suitors.

Read the full story on GOAL.

Newcastle & Villa lead Man Utd in Phillips race (Football Insider)

2022-05-17T08:00:00.000Z

Newcastle and Aston Villa are leading Manchester United in the race for Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips, claims Football Insider.

The England international is expected to be the subject of a transfer scramble this summer, especially if those at Elland Road suffer relegation out of the Premier League.

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Ten Hag asking about De Jong to Man Utd ‘every day’

2022-05-17T07:30:00.000Z

Incoming Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag is asking for updates on the club’s pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong “every day”, claims Gerard Romero.

The Dutch tactician is eager to be reunited at Old Trafford with a Netherlands international that he has previously worked with at Ajax.

Arsenal closing in on £20m Hickey (Calciomercato)

2022-05-17T07:00:00.000Z

Calciomercato reports that Arsenal are closing in on a £20 million ($25m) deal for Bologna defender Aaron Hickey.

The Scottish full-back has also been linked with Napoli and AC Milan, but he appears set to return to Britain in the next transfer window.

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Messi to make Inter Miami move in 2023 (DIRECTV Sports)

2022-05-17T06:42:53.644Z

Lionel Messi is poised to join Inter Miami in 2023, claims DIRECTV Sports.

The seven-time Ballon d'Or winner is ready to link up with David Beckham in MLS when his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of next season.

Soler & Gaya boost for Barcelona

2022-05-17T06:30:00.000Z

Barcelona have, according to Sport, been boosted by the news that Valencia will listen to offers this summer for Carlos Soler and Jose Gaya.

The two Spain internationals - who operate at the back and up front - have been heavily linked with big-money moves to Camp Nou.

De Ligt to sign new deal at Juve

2022-05-17T06:00:00.000Z

Dortmund sign teen star Campbell

2022-05-17T00:00:47.000Z

Borussia Dortmund have agreed to sign 16-year-old Cole Campbell from Icelandic side Hafnarfjordur, says Sky Germany.

The rising star was previously part of Atlanta United's youth academy.

Gundogan set for Man City exit (Daily Mail)

2022-05-16T22:33:27.000Z

Ilkay Gundogan will be allowed to leave Manchester City this summer, the Daily Mail reports.

The German midfielder has a year left on his contract and said recently that he would be open to staying at the club for the rest of his career.

However, the Premier League side have informed him that he is free to find a new team in the next transfer window

Chicago Fire tie Brady to new deal

2022-05-16T22:30:05.000Z

Chicago Fire have tied goalkeeper Chris Brady to a contract extension.

He will stay with the club until after the 2026 season but there is an option to extend for an extra year.

Endrick to sign Palmeiras contract

2022-05-16T22:28:36.000Z

Palmeiras are set to tie Endrick to a first professional contract, GOAL understands.

The Brazilian will sign a three-year deal in July, one day after his 16th birthday.

Barcelona push to beat Liverpool and Chelsea to Raphinha signing (90min)

2022-05-16T22:15:00.000Z

Barcelona are ready to commit to signing Leeds star Raphinha, 90min reports.

The Catalan side have decided to delay talks until the end of the season but are determined to bring him to Camp Nou this summer.

However, Barca are not the only club looking to land him as Liverpool, Chelsea, Newcastle and West Ham are also interested in signing him.

Chanot signs NYCFC extension

2022-05-16T22:00:00.000Z

Maxime Chanot has signed a contract extension with New York City FC.

The defender will stay at the club until the end of the 2024 MLS season.