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Marseille set to appoint Sampaoli

2021-02-21T22:00:10Z

Jorge Sampaoli has agreed to take charge of Marseille, RMC reports.

All the must be decided is the timing of the appointment.

Haaland outlines contract demands

2021-02-21T21:00:52Z

With Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland on the agenda of Europe's biggest clubs, he has revealed what he wants to sign on.

According to Mundo Deportivo, the forward wants a five-year deal worth €18 million per year at his next club.

Bayern: Sule could leave due to Covid-19

2021-02-21T20:30:04Z

Bayern Munich have admitted that Niklas Sule, who is wanted to Chelsea, could leave due to the pandemic.

“We want the good German national team players at FC Bayern. Niklas still has one year of the contract,” Rummenigge told ZDF.

“Corona [the Covid-19 pandemic] has also caused financial damage to FC Bayern.

“If we find a solution, we are happy to extend the contract, but that will only be possible under certain conditions.”

Toffees want big money for Kean

2021-02-21T20:00:24Z

Everton will demand €80 million (£96m/$97m) from Paris Saint-Germain if they want to turn Moise Kean's loan into a permanent deal, according to Todofichajes.

Kean has scored 14 goals in 25 appearances since joining the French side on a season-long loan, sparking rumours the club will seek a permanent deal.

There was no option in the loan agreement to make the transfer permanent, meaning Everton are ready to demand big money for Kean's services this summer.

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Valencia name Guedes price

2021-02-21T19:30:50Z

A host of clubs could step up their interest in Valencia forward Goncalo Guedes after the Spanish club set his asking price at €15 million (£13m/$18m), reports Fichajes.net.

The 24-year-old cost Valencia more than double that amount when he joined from Benfica in 2017, but he has struggled for consistency in Spain.

As a result they are ready to cut their losses and move him on, with West Ham, Napoli and AS Monaco all believed to be interested.

Sampaoli to take over at Marseille

2021-02-21T19:00:22Z

Marseille have agreed to appoint former Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli as their new manager, according to Gianluca Di Marzo.

Sampaoli is currently negotiating his departure from Atletico Miniero but is expected to leave after their final game of the season on Febraury 26.

He will then fly to Europe and sign a two-and-a-half deal at Marseille through to the summer of 2023.

Dragusin to sign new Juve deal

2021-02-21T18:30:37Z

Radu Dragusin is expected to turn down offers from abroad and sign a new contract at Juventus, according to Calciomercato.

The Romania international is out of contract at the end of the season and has attracted interest from RB Leipzig, Crystal Palace and Tottenham.

However, the 19-year-old has been convinced that there is a pathway for him through to the Juve first team and will put pen-to-paper on fresh terms in the coming days.

Brobbey sets Leipzig terms

2021-02-21T18:00:00Z

Brian Brobbey has reportedly agreed terms with RB Leipzig to make the move from Ajax, with his switch set to be confirmed in the coming weeks, says Todo Fichajes.

The Dutchman had been linked with an exit from his hometown club but now appears to have sorted out a deal to make his move.

The Bundesliga outfit look to have beaten off competition for the 19-year-old's talents.

Barton agrees Bristol Rovers deal

2021-02-21T17:30:22Z

Former Manchester City and Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton has agreed to take over as manager of Bristol Rovers, according Football Insider.

The 38-year-old was offered the role earlier this week and is now ready to put pen-to-paper on a deal at the League One club.

Barton has been out of work since leaving Fleetwood at the start of last month.

Sanogo set for Huddersfield move

2021-02-21T16:45:00Z

Ex-Arsenal forward Yaya Sanogo is set to link up with Huddersfield Town on a free transfer, per Football Insider.

The 28-year-old left Toulouse last summer when his contract expired and has been looking for a club since.

Sanogo played just 20 games for the Gunners over a four-year spell, but did feature in their 2014 FA Cup final win for Arsene Wenger.

DCU eye Robertha

2021-02-21T16:00:58Z

D.C. United are in talks to sign striker Nigel Robertha from Bulgarian side Levski Sofia, according to The Athletic.

New DCU coach Hernan Losada is believed to be the driving force behind the move.

The deal for the Curacao international would cost up to $2 million (£1.4m).

Wolves eye Kossounou

2021-02-21T15:00:41Z

Wolves are considering a summer move for Club Brugge defender Odilon Kossounou, according to The Sun.

The 20-year-old has impressed in the Belgian league this season, with his performances attracting the attention of a host of clubs.

AC and Inter Milan are both believed to be monitoring the Ivory Coast international, while Arsenal have also been credited with an interest.

Juve may opt against permanent Morata deal

2021-02-21T14:30:14Z

Juventus are having second thoughts about whether to turn Alvaro Morata's loan from Atletico Madrid into a permanent deal, according to Todofichajes.

The Italian side have the option to sign Morata for €55 million (£47m/$67m) but his poor recent form has led them to reconsider.

An alternative proposal is a second season-long loan with the option to turn the move into a permanent deal for a fee in the region of €35m (£30/$42m) in 2022.

Man City won't consider De Bruyne sale

2021-02-21T14:00:00Z

Manchester City won't consider selling Kevin De Bruyne in the summer transfer window - according to Fabrizio Romano.

Speculation over the Belgian's future has been raging with his contract due to expire in 2023, but City are working to tie him down to fresh terms.

De Bruyne has contributed three goals and 15 assists to City's cause across 24 appearances this season.

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Real Madrid join race to sign Man Utd target Carmo

2021-02-21T13:30:00Z

Real Madrid have joined the race to sign Manchester United target David Carmo - according to AS.

Madrid are weighing up a summer move for the 21-year-old Braga defender, who has been touted as a potential replacement for Victor Lindelof at Old Trafford.

Carmo is under contract at Braga until 2025, and the Portuguese club won't consider any offers lower than £15 million ($21m) for his services.

James considering Everton exit

2021-02-21T13:00:00Z

James Rodriguez is already considering a potential move away from Everton - according to Defensa Central.

The Colombian is not completely happy in England, with the weather and physicality of Premier League football starting to get him down.

James would consider a switch to Atletico Madrid in the summer, despite the fact they are the arch-rivals of his former club Real Madrid.

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Man Utd need their own Ruben Dias to win the title

2021-02-21T12:30:00Z

A familiar problem is responsible for the gradual erosion of Manchester United's Premier League title challenge over the past few weeks: bad defending. 

After last weekend's frustrating 1-1 draw at West Brom, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lamented his side's lack of creativity, but, in reality, the visitors were once again undone by sloppiness at the back. 

Granted, the attack had an off-day but they still bailed out the defence, which was breached after just two minutes of play at the Hawthorns. 

Read the full story on Goal.

Liverpool interested in Sevilla striker Ocampos (La Razon)

2021-02-21T12:00:00Z

Reds looking at Argentine star

Sevilla forward Lucas Ocampos is the subject of interest from Liverpool - according to La Razon.

The 26-year-old has a €65 million (£56m/$79m) release clause in his contract, but could be sold for less in the summer transfer window.

Sevilla could sanction Ocampos' departure if Liverpool agree to sell them Takumi Minamino, who is currently on loan at Southampton.

 

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Woodgate to continue as Bournemouth boss

2021-02-21T11:29:59Z

Liverpool still keen on Brighton defender White

2021-02-21T11:00:00Z

Liverpool are still keen on Brighton defender Ben White - according to Football Insider.

The 23-year-old was on the Reds' list of potential January targets, and they look set to step up their pursuit in the summer.

White has featured in 23 Premier League games for Brighton this season, and still has three years left to run on his contract.

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Man Utd planning to sell De Gea or Henderson (The Sun)

2021-02-21T10:30:00Z

Red Devils set to make changes between the sticks

Manchester United are planning to sell David de Gea or Dean Henderson this summer - according to The Sun.

One of the shot-stoppers will leave Old Trafford at the end of the summer, either on loan or permanently, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eager to end the competition between the pair.

De Gea's current contract is due to expire in two years, while Henderson is currently tied to United until 2025.

Tottenham in pole position to sign Sabitzer

2021-02-21T10:00:00Z

Tottenham are in pole position to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Marcel Sabitzer - according to Sport Bild.

Jose Mourinho is a keen admirer of the 26-year-old, who has less than 18 months left to run on his current contract.

Spurs could make a move for Sabitzer in the summer, with Leipzig resigned to losing a prized asset when the market reopens.

Rummenigge offers update on Chelsea target Sule's future

2021-02-21T09:30:00Z

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has offered an update on the future of Chelsea target Niklas Sule.

Sule has just under 18 months left to run on his current contract, and Bayern have yet to offer him the chance to commit to fresh terms at Allianz Arena.

Chelsea have been tipped to capitalise on the situation by swooping for the 25-year-old's signature in the summer, but Rummenigge is still hopeful that he will extend his stay with the German champions.

Read the full story on Goal.

Leicester looking at Toney to provide Vardy cover

2021-02-21T09:00:00Z

Leicester City are looking at Brentford's Ivan Toney to provide cover for Jamie Vardy - according to The Mirror.

The 24-year-old has been touted as Vardy's long-term replacement at the King Power Stadium, with Brendan Rodgers eager to negotiate a summer deal.

Toney has scored 24 goals in 30 Championship games for Brentford in 2020-21.

Alonso eager to extend Chelsea stay

2021-02-21T08:30:00Z

Marcos Alonso is eager to extend his stay at Chelsea - according to The Sun.

The Spaniard's current contract is due to expire at the end of the season, but he wants to commit to a fresh one-year deal.

Alonso was frozen out at Chelsea by Frank Lampard, but has been restored to the team under his successor Thomas Tuchel.

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Leipzig target Ajax striker Brobbey

2021-02-21T08:00:00Z

RB Leipzig have identified Ajax striker Brian Brobbey as a transfer target - according to AS.

The German giants are eyeing the 19-year-old on a free transfer, with his current contract due to expire at the end of June.

Brobbey has been compared to Didier Drogba and Romelu Lukaku, and has two goals to his name from five Eredivisie appearances for Ajax this term.

Man Utd interested in Everton's Branthwaite

2021-02-21T07:30:00Z

Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite is the subject of interest from Manchester United - according to The Daily Mail.

United see the 18-year-old as a long-term prospect, and may look to swoop for his services in the summer.

Branthwaite, who is currently on loan at Blackburn Rovers, joined Everton from Carlisle for £1 million in 2020.

Arteta hopes Arsenal can take 'relationship forward' with Odegaard

2021-02-21T06:40:17Z

Mikel Arteta has hinted Arsenal would like to turn Martin Odegaard’s loan at Arsenal into a permanent arrangement.

The Norwegian midfielder joined the Gunners on loan from Real Madrid towards the end of the January transfer window.

Read the full story on Goal

Guardiola expects departures in the summer

2021-02-21T06:00:53Z

Man City boss Pep Guardiola has said he is expected a host of players to depart in the summer.

"What I believe is all the players that we have deserve to stay here for many, many years," Guardiola said.

"The quality they have is exceptional, there's no doubts. But year by year the situation is different because there are players who accept some roles and some that don't.

"It's not about the quality, it's about accepting that sometimes you don't play and in that moment the player has to leave."

Scott nears Cincinnati move

2021-02-21T05:00:44Z

FC Cincinnati are set to land midfielder Kyle Scott from Newcastle, according to Football Insider.

The 23-year-old joined Newcastle from Chelsea in 2019 but has yet to make his senior debut for the Magpies.

Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd chasing Konate

2021-02-21T04:00:53Z

Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd are all interested in RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate, reports Bild.

All three clubs were keen on Dayot Upamecano, who recently signed with Bayern Munich, and have now turned their attention toward his talented defensive partner.

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Liverpool plot £40m White bid

2021-02-21T03:00:27Z

Liverpool are preparing a summer bid for Brighton defender Ben White, says Football Insider.

White impressed Jurgen Klopp during Brighton's recent win against the Reds and they could be set to make a £40 million ($56m) move for him.

AC Milan want Galatasaray midfielder

2021-02-21T02:00:19Z

AC Milan and Atalanta are tracking Galatasaray midfielder Taylan Antalyali, says Gianluca Di Marzio.

The 26-year-old has been with the Turkish giants since 2019 and his contract runs to 2023.

But the Serie A duo are showing interest and could swoop in this summer.

D.C. United in talks for Robertha

2021-02-21T00:30:27Z

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Haaland demands £78m contract from Man Utd & Chelsea (Daily Star)

2021-02-20T23:55:00Z

The Borussia Dortmund star wants basic £300,000 wage

Erling Haaland is demanding a contract worth around £78 million ($109m) at his next club.

The Borussia Dortmund star is wanted by the likes of Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid, but his sky-high wage demands could prove a big stumbling block.

The Daily Star claims he wants a five-year deal that would see him net a basic wage of £300,000 per week.

PSG want Kane to replace Mbappe (The Mirror)

2021-02-20T23:36:32Z

The Tottenham star could be reunited with Pochettino in France

Paris Saint-Germain will move for Harry Kane to replace Kylian Mbappe if the striker leaves this summer.

The France international has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and is yet to extend his contract beyond 2022.

The Mirror reports Mauricio Pochettino will look to reunite with Tottenham star Kane should they lose their star player.

Arsenal and Wolves join race to sign £20m centre-back

2021-02-20T23:30:57Z

Arsenal and Wolves are ready to enter the race to sign Club Brugge star Odilon Kossounou.

AC Milan and Inter have been linked with a move for the 20-year-old defender, but The Sun claims Wolves believe he would help strengthen their back line.

Meanwhile, The Mirror says the Gunners are also eyeing Kossounou. The Belgian side are demanding around £20 million (£28m) for him.

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Rodgers could replace Mourinho at Tottenham

2021-02-20T23:25:47Z

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is one of Tottenham’s preferred candidates to replace Jose Mourinho should they sack the Portuguese manager.

Football Insider claims Spurs were considering hiring Rodgers 12 years ago, only to see him join Liverpool instead.

Juventus eye Leicester's Castagne

2021-02-20T23:19:38Z

Juventus are considering a bid for Leicester winger Timothy Castagne, according to Calciomercato News.

The 25-year-old joined the Foxes from Atalanta last September, but injury has limited him to just 13 Premier League appearances.

Juventus are eager to invest in a new right winger and believe Castagne’s talent and experience in Serie A make him a top candidate.

Juve believe a bid of around €30 million (£26m/$36m) will see them land Castagne.