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Alaba in contract talks with Bayern


Bayern Munich held talks with David Alaba over a new contract for the full-back.

Sky Sport in Germany says the club met with the Austria international, but Alaba has not decided if he will stay or go.

Alaba's current deal with Bayern expires in 2021.

Villarreal move for Real Madrid midfielder


Villarreal are advancing on their interest in Real Madrid midfielder Oscar. 

Marca claims the Yellow Submarine are the new front-runners in the race to sign the 21-year-old, who has impressed on loan at Leganes this season.

Madrid are convinced of his potential, however, and are reluctant to let him go.

Dortmund still in Hakimi talks with Madrid, says Zorc


Borussia Dortmund are in talks with Real Madrid to extend Achraf Hakimi's loan deal, says sports director Michael Zorc.

Inter have emerged as one of the top contenders to land the 21-year-old full-back after it was reported by Sky Sports they are in advanced talks over a €40 million deal to bring him to Italy.

Zorc said that his side his side are still in contention to get him, but admits they have limitations when it comes to fighting for the full-back.

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De Guzman leaves Eintracht Frankfurt


Jonathan de Guzman will leave Eintracht Frankfurt when his contract expires next week.

The Netherlands international has spent three years with the club but was limited to just seven Bundesliga appearances in 2019-20 because of injury.

Guti sacked by Almeria


Real Madrid legend Guti has been fired from his first head coaching role at Almeria.

The former midfielder took the job in November and managed to keep them in the race for promotion, but the club opted to let him go after Thursday's 1-0 home defeat to Alcorcon.

PSG to push Draxler out but he wants to stay


Julian Draxler has made clear that he wants to stay at Paris Saint-Germain, but the French champions have other ideas.

Le10 Sport reports that sporting director Leonardo has told the Germany international that he will not see much playing time next season and that they want to sell him.

Rangers eye Amiens midfielder


Rangers are considering a move for Amiens midfielder Bongani Zungu, France Football reports.

The 27-year-old is the subject of interest from La Liga, but Rangers are ready to enter the race.

Atlanta close in on Olimpia youngster


Olimpia youngster Erik Lopez has been linked with a move to Atlanta United, reports ABC.

Atlanta United have previously done business with Olimpia, signing future Newcastle star Miguel Almiron from the club before the MLS side's first season.

The 18-year-old Lopez has made 15 appearances for the club, scoring four goals and providing four assists.

Arsenal in pursuit of Szoboszlai


Arsenal are chasing a deal for Red Bull Salzburg star Dominik Szoboszlai, reports French journalist Manu Lonjon.

The midfielder has a number of high-profile suitors, with Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan also interested.

Szoboszlai has made 58 appearances for the Austrian club, scoring 15 goals and providing 22 assists.

Flick wants to keep hold of Liverpool target Thiago


Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick says he wants to keep hold of Thiago amid likes to Liverpool.

Flick hit out at the "so-called experts" in the process as he described what the midfielder does for the team.

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Monaco add Dutch winger


Monaco have announced the signing of Anthony Musaba from NEC Nijmegen.

The 19-year-old winger will join when the transfer window opens, which hasn't been determined in France.

Musaba scored seven goals and five assists in 25 appearances in the Dutch second division this season.

Watford set to recall Estupinan


Watford have told Osasuna that Pervis Estupinan is being recalled, reports ESPN.

Estupinan was in the midst of a two-year loan with the Spanish side, with this season being the first of those two seasons.

The Ecuadrian star has emerged as a star left back in La Liga this season, making 28 league appearances.

Tuchel admits that PSG 'lack quality' after departures


Thomas Tuchel says the departures of Edinson Cavani and Thomas Meunier have left the team with a lack in quality.

While the duo are on their way out, Tuchel added that he expects to call upon Julian Draxler for the short term despite the midfielder's links to Hertha Berlin.

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Inter in advanced talks for Hakimi


The on-loan defender is open to a move to Serie A

Inter are in advanced talks to add defender Achraf Hakimi, reports Sky Sports.

Currently on loan with Borussia Dortmund, Hakimi is widely expected to leave Real Madrid this summer via a permanent move after a strong campaign in the Bundesliga.

Inter have contacted the Spanish side to discuss a €40m (£36m/$45m) transfer, and Hakimi has made it clear that he's interested in listening to the Italian side's bid with an aim towards a move. 

Robertson: Why would anyone want to leave?


Andrew Robertson says there's no reason for anyone to leave Liverpool, adding that he expects to spend the rest of his career with the Premier League champions.

The fullback says that he hopes to add more trophies in the coming years after sealing this year's league triumph on Thursday.

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Bale and Zidane at breaking point


Gareth Bale's relationship with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has reached breaking point, according to ESPN.

The Wales international forward continues to be linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu, with a return to the Premier League for the former Tottenham star having been mooted.

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Arsenal exploring deal for Danilo


Arsenal are exploring the possibility of luring Danilo Pereira away from Porto, according to ESPN.

The 28-year-old has a €60 million (£54m/$67m) release clause in his contract, but it is said that his current employers would do business for around a third of that price.

Valencia want Kepa on two-year loan


Valencia are looking to lure Kepa Arrizabalaga away from Chelsea on a two-year loan deal, claims Marca.

The Spain international has seen his future at Stamford Bridge called into question, which could open the door for him to head home.

Spurs make offer to Pochettino's son


Tottenham have put the offer of a new contract to Mauricio Pochettino's son, Maurizio.

Sky Sports report that the 19-year-old, who linked up with Spurs in 2017, has been offered the chance to remain in north London on the back of his father's departure from the dugout.

‘Lingard in a rut at Man Utd; Inter a good fit’


Jesse Lingard is “in a rut” at Manchester United and appears to be looking for a way out, says Paul Parker, with Serie A giants Inter considered a good fit for a player slipping down the pecking order at Old Trafford.

Parker has told Eurosport: “He could go to Italy to re-establish himself, perhaps at Inter Milan. But he has to ask, is he moving to spark his career or simply to embellish his CV?”

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Guendouzi tells Arsenal he wants to leave


Matteo Guendouzi has, according to L'Equipe, told Arsenal that he wants to leave the club.

The French midfielder has been dropped from the Gunners side by Mikel Arteta and is now looking to start afresh elsewhere.

Haaland giving no thought to Borussia Dortmund exit


Erling Haaland is giving no thought to making a move away from Borussia Dortmund, despite rumours continuing to link him with the likes of Real Madrid and Liverpool.

The teenage frontman has told Funke Media Group: "I have signed a long contract and I have practically just arrived. So now I don't think about leaving at all."

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Gerrard snubs Birmingham approach


Steven Gerrard has turned down an approach from Birmingham, according to Football Insider.

The Liverpool legend remains fully committed to his role at Scottish giants Rangers, with the Ibrox outfit having him tied to a deal through to 2024.

Former PSG defender Jallet retires


The 36-year-old has ended his playing career following a season at Amiens

Former PSG and Lyon defender Christophe Jallet has retired from professional football at the age of 36.

Jallet, who won Ligue 1 with the Parisians in 2013 and 2014, had spent the last season at Amiens having also played for Niort, Lorient and Nice.

He also won a Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue in his career, both with PSG.

Borussia Dortmund hope to win £30m chase for Manchester United target Bellingham


The club's sporting director Hans-Joachim Watzke says they are keen to sign a talented young player

Borussia Dortmund managing director Hans-Joachim Watzke says the club want to sign Birmingham City midfielder Jude Bellingham, but admits competition to sign the 16-year-old prodigy will be fierce.

Manchester United have been heavily linked with Bellingham, however Watzke has openly said that Dortmund will be pursuing a deal for Bellingham this summer.

"Of course we want this to work," Watzke told German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, "but it is clear that with such a talented player, many others are also interested."

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Kurzawa 'to extend PSG contract'


The full-back has been linked with several clubs on a free transfer but could reportedly stay in Paris

PSG full-back Layvin Kurzawa could extend his contact with the Ligue 1 champions, according to RMC Sport.

The 27-year-old's deal in Paris ends on June 30 and he has been linked with several clubs, including Premier League side Arsenal, on a free transfer.

However the departure of fellow full-back Thomas Meunier to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday has opened the possibility of more first team chances for Kurzawa, meaning he could stay at PSG after all.

Van Ginkel signs new Chelsea contract


The Dutch midfielder has signed a one-year extension at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea's forgotten man, Marco van Ginkel, has signed a one-year extension at the club.

The 27-year-old has spent most of his Blues career on loan or injured, but will get another season at least to prove his worth for Frank Lampard's side.

Van Ginkel signed from Vitesse in 2013 but a serious knee injury two months after joining set him back, and he has since spent time on loan at Milan, Stoke and PSV.

Tottenham ask about Milik


Tottenham have enquired as to the possible availability of Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik, according to TMW.

Schalke are also keen on the Poland international, but interest is expected to be shown from Juventus at some stage and the player would favour a move to the Serie A leaders.

Chelsea make approach for Alaba


Blues keen on Bayern star

Chelsea have approached Bayern Munich and asked about a possible deal for David Alaba, reports The Athletic.

Question marks continue to hang over the Austrian defender's future at the Allianz Arena, with the Blues hoping to take advantage of that by claiming a prized signature.

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Coutinho's agent working on Arsenal move


With Barcelona looking to offload Philippe Coutinho, The Mirror claims that the Brazilian's agent is working on putting a move to Arsenal in place.

Various Premier League landing spots have been mooted for the former Liverpool star, but Kia Joorabchian does boast strong ties with those at Emirates Stadium.

Jimenez asking price set at €100m


Amid the mounting interest being shown in Raul Jimenez, AS reports that Wolves have set the striker's asking price at €100 million (£90m/$112m).

The Mexico international is enjoying a personal-best season in front of goal, with his efforts generating links to the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Real Madrid.

Sarri not happy, but deal edging closer


Everton confirm release of Niasse


Everton have confirmed Oumar Niasse will be released along with Cuco Martina and Luke Garbutt when their contracts end in June.

The forward went on to score eight goals in 35 Premier League appearances during his four-year stay with the Toffees. 

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Bayern join Bellingham chase


Bayern Munich have joined Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United in trying to sign Birmingham City teenager Jude Bellingham, according to Kicker

The 16-year-old is expected to cost around €22 million (£20m/$23m) with no club able to secure a deal as yet. 

Jude Bellingham Birmingham City 2019-20

Inter Miami add MLS and USMNT veteran Shea


Brek Shea has signed with Inter Miami ahead of the MLS is Back tournament, the club announced.

The former FC Dallas star was most recently with Atlanta United, having also featured for Orlando City and the Vancouver Whitecaps in MLS as well as Stoke, Barnsley and Birmingham during his time in England.

“Brek is a player who we know very well from previous MLS experiences that brings a lot of attacking threat and defensive solidity,” said Inter Miami CF COO and Sporting Director Paul McDonough. “He has been training and recovering from an injury, showing he is in his regular form and able to contribute to the First Team.

Danish goalkeeper signs for Guingamp


Former Danish Goalkeeper of the Year Nicolai Larsen has signed with EA Guingamp, the club announced.

The former FC Nordsjaelland captain has signed a two-year deal with an option for one further season.

Larsen, who has also played for AaB, represented his country up to the U-21 level.

Guendouzi in talks with Barca & PSG


The Gunner is open to a fresh start

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi is in contact with a number of top European clubs and is open to leaving the Emirates this summer, reports TF1 via GFFN

The Frenchman has already held initial talks with Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter and Paris Saint-Germain though it's unclear if any of those will actually pursue a transfer in coming months. 

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Lazio make offer for Verona's Kumbulla


Lazio have made an offer for Verona defender Marash Kumbulla, reports Gianluca DiMarzio.

Kumbulla has already agreed to a five-year deal for the defender, although the two clubs have yet to agree on a price.

The 20-year-old made his senior debut in 2018 and has also earned one cap for Albania. 

Lille chasing Ajax's Botman


Ajax could see another summer of departures with Lille among the club's targeting one young star.

According to De Telegraaf, Lille have made an offer for 20-year-old defender Sven Botman.

Botman could be the first player to leave Ajax, with Andre Onana, Donny van de Beek and Nicolas Tagliafico among those that could depart this summer.

Spurs make offer for Magalhaes


Tottenham have made an offer to sign Brazillian defender Gabriel Magalhaes, reports Fichajes.

The Lille defender has broken through with the Ligue 1 side this season, becoming a regular in defence.

Lille are open to cashing in on the defender this summer, with Tottenham joining Napoli and Real Madrid among those interested. 

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Former U.S. youth international signs in Spain


Josh Perez has signed a deal with CD Castellon, the club announced.

The winger has represented the U.S. at youth level up to the Under-23's and was a candidate to make the Olympic squad this summer.

Perez was most recently on the books at Fiorentina, where he featured for the club's youth teams.

Bayern to offload Thiago to finance Havertz bid


Chelsea are also circling

Bayern Munich will seek to sell Thiago for €60 million (£53m/€66m) in order to sign Bayer Leverkusen's Kai Havertz for €80m, according to Kicker.

The attacking midfielder has been in fine form lately and has been subject to interest from Chelsea.