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Harry Wilson transfer fee set

2019-06-08T22:30:36Z

Liverpool have slapped a £21m ($27m) tag on Harry Wilson amidst interest from clubs from all over Europe.

After an impressive loan spell at Derby Wilson has attracted attention in the Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga.

The Mirror reports that Liverpool are considering allowing him to leave on loan again but are leaning towards cashing in on the 22-year-old.

Jonjoe Kenny to join Schalke on loan

2019-06-08T22:00:10Z

Highly rated Everton fullback Jonjoe Kenny will join Schalke on loan rather than make a permanent switch to a Premier League rival.

Burnley and Crystal Palace were interested in the 22-year-old, but Everton want him to develop in the Bundesliga, reports the Daily Mail.

Schalke are managed by former Huddersfield boss David Wagner, and the paper reports the deal may include an option to buy.

Lehmann was sacked over the phone at Augsburg

2019-06-08T21:30:45Z

Former Arsenal keeper Jens Lehmann has discussed the way he was dismissed by Augsburg in April.

He said that former Dortmund and Germany team-mate, and current Augsburg General Manager, Stefan Reuter sacked him in a 'ten-minute phone call.'

Lehmann was only with the club for three months before he was let go in April, along with head coach Manuel Baum.

Read what else he had to say on Goal.

Woodward hesitant over Fernandes swoop

2019-06-08T20:50:45Z

Manchester United Chief Execuive Ed Woodward is reportedly 'hesitant' to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon according to O Jogo, via Metro.

Tottenham have emerged as a suitor for the 24-year-old midfielder, but United were thought to be in pole position to capture the £71m ($90m) rated player.

However Woodward is now showing 'indecision' despite calling for a meeting with the Liga Nos club next week.

Yerry Mina will not leave Everton says agent

2019-06-08T20:30:39Z

Colombia defender Yerry Mina will remain at Everton with his agent dismissing rumours linking him with a move to Fenerbahce as gossip, according to Aspor in Turkey.

"This type of transfer news is purely gossip. Mina owes Everton and has to prove himself. He will not leave Everton," said his agent and uncle Jair Mina.

After a £27m ($34m) move from Barcelona in 2018 Mina struggled to break into the first team at Goodison Park, making only 12 starts for Marco Silva's team.

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Torino could offer Bonifazi to Inter for Gagliardini

2019-06-08T20:00:58Z

Torino may offer defender Kevin Bonifazi to Inter in part exchange for Roberto Gagliardini, according to Tuttosport.

Alternatively, Bonifazi may be offered to Milan for Patrick Cutrone or Roma for Diego Perotti, they report.

Torino may be priced out of any of those deals as they look to improve on last season's seventh place Serie A finish, but are willing to deal the 23-year-old who was on loan at SPAL last year, to keep the price down.

El Ghazi signs permanent deal at Villa

2019-06-08T19:40:52Z

Premier League new boys Aston Villa have inked Anwar El Ghazi to a permamnet deal after a succesful loan spell at Villa Park.

El Ghazi scored in the Championship Playoff Final to see the Villains into England's top-flight and now he'll join permanently from Lille, VTBL reports.

Villa had an option to buy the Dutchman, but it needed approval from Lille, the player and his agent, which has been given and he'll join for a fee believed to be around £8m.

 

Atletico to trigger €40m Canales clause

2019-06-08T19:10:15Z

Atletico Madrid are mulling over a €40 million (£36m/$45m) offer to trigger Real Betis star Sergio Canales' release clause, Cadena Cope says.

The capital club have made contact with Betis over the 28-year-old, who scored nine goals made three assists in 46 games in 2018-19, but the Seville side are not willing to negotiate given he has been there for just one season.

Atletico's only choice is to match the clause in his contract and Diego Simeone's team are considering paying the full €40m.

Barca line up Sommer & Pau as Cillessen replacements

2019-06-08T18:53:28Z

Barcelona have identified Yann Sommer and Pau Lopez as the top candidates to replace Jasper Cillessen. 

The Dutch goalkeeper has signalled his desire to leave Camp Nou in search of first-team football, with Benfica and Valencia showing interest.

And Marca claims that Barca have already decided who they want to succeed him as the backup option to Marc-Andre ter Stegen, turning their attention to the Borussia Monchengladbach and Real Betis players.

Genoa to appoint Andreazzoli

2019-06-08T18:35:52Z

Aurelio Andreazzoli is on the verge of being appointed Genoa manager.

The 65-year-old is expected to leave Empoli after their relegation to Serie B this summer but the coach looks set to stay in the Italian top flight.

Cesare Prandelli will leave his role as Genoa coach after they narrowly avoided the drop, finishing above Empoli on their head-to-head record but the club appear to already have their man.

Man Utd make £84m Koulibaly bid

2019-06-08T18:18:40Z

Napoli could demand more for star defender

Manchester United have made a giant bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, Corriere dello Sport reports.

The Red Devils are willing to pay around £84 million ($107m) for the centre-back, who has been admired by several top teams in Europe.

But Napoli may force them to up that offer, while United are reportedly still considering bids for Toby Alderweireld and Harry Maguire.

Mihajlovic signs Bologna extension

2019-06-08T18:00:34Z

Sinisa Mihajlovic has signed a new contract with Bologna which keeps him tied to the club until 2022.

The Serbian joined the Serie A side in January, winning nine of the 17 games he oversaw to help them to a 10th place finish.

The club have responded by extending his contract, adding another three years.

Icardi talks stall between Inter & Napoli

2019-06-08T17:40:19Z

Napoli are trying to sign striker Mauro Icardi from Inter this summer, but talks with their Serie A rivals have hit a snag, Calciomercato reports.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has long been an admirer of the Argentine star, who has been a controversial figure at San Siro.

They have approached Inter to sign the forward and the Nerazzurri are willing to let him go, but they want Fabian Ruiz and Piotr Zielinski in return - a demand Napoli consider excessive.

Man Utd eye Maguire & Alderweireld as De Ligt alternatives

2019-06-08T17:19:39Z

Manchester United are still considering summer bids for Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld, according to reports in England.

The Red Devils are looking for alternative options to Matthijs de Ligt, having accepted that the 19-year-old is likely to join another European giant.

And The Express claims it will be either the Leicester City or Tottenham centre-backs the Old Trafford side move to sign this summer, having long held an interest in the pair.

Pogba swap deal surfaces as Man United 'make contact' over Dybala

2019-06-08T17:00:00Z

A report from Gazzetta dello Sport suggests Manchester United have "made contact" with Juventus with a view to signing Paulo Dybala, and a swap deal involving Paul Pogba has not been ruled out.

Sources claim Pogba is keen on a return to the Serie A champions, and while United are said to be big fans of Dybala, Juve are also willing to include Alex Sandro and Douglas Costa as potential makeweights in any deal.

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Djenepo completes medical ahead of Southampton switch

2019-06-08T16:45:00Z

Standard Liege winger Moussa Djenepo is set to complete a £15million switch to Southampton next week after successfully passing a medical.

The deal, however, is dependent on the 20-year-old being granted a work permit, as reported by Sky Sports.

Rugani close to signing new Juventus deal in response to Sarri move

2019-06-08T16:30:00Z

Daniele Rugani is close to signing a contract extension with Juventus that will see the 24-year-old remain in Turin until 2024, Goal understands.

The central defender is thought to be excited at the prospect of restarting his relationship with Maurizio Sarri, having worked with the coach at Empoli.

The Chelsea boss is close to quitting the west Londoners after one season to replace Massimiliano Allegri at the Serie A champions.

Read the full story on Goal here!

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Three clubs in race to sign Arsenal youngster

2019-06-08T16:15:00Z

Arsenal youngster Jordi Osei-Tutu is being pursued by no fewer than three clubs, with Hamburg, Brentford and Scottish champions Celtic all declaring an interest in the defender, according to the The Sun.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is keen to take the full-back to Glasgow on loan next season, while Hamburg are looking to sign the 20-year-old on a permanent basis.

Cillessen's future remains a mystery as Man United link refuses to go away

2019-06-08T16:00:00Z

Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has admitted he does not know where his future lies, as rumours continue to link the Dutchman with a move to Manchester United.

"At the moment I don’t know what is going to happen”, he told Mundo Deportivo when questioned about his next move. "My agent is responsible for everything."

The 30-year-old has made only 32 appearances for Barca over the last three seasons since arriving from Ajax in 2016.

Griezmann: I know where I'm going to be playing next season

2019-06-08T15:45:00Z

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has yet to reveal exact details of his summer plans, amid suggestions he is set to leave the La Liga runners-up.

But speaking to French outlet Télematin, Griezmann, who has been linked with a move to Spanish champions Barcelona, said: “I know where I'm going to play next season.”

Bale tells club bosses he wants to stay at Real Madrid

2019-06-08T15:30:00Z

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has told the club's board that he intends to stay put next season, despite being heavily linked with a return to the Premier League. 

In a report from AS, The Welsh international is said to have told his Bernabeu bosses face-to-face of his desire to remain in the Spanish captial.

His stance is in direct contrast to the actions of Real manager Zinedine Zidane, who dropped Bale to the bench last season and has since moved to bring Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic to the club in a bid to bolster his new-look attack. 

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Transfer blow for Man United as Longstaff snubs summer switch

2019-06-08T15:15:00Z

Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff has delivered a blow to Manchester United's summer transfer plans by revelaing he is staying at St. James' Park.

Speaking to NUFCTV, the 21-year-old, who made a big impact during his breakthrough season in 2018-19, said: "I’m massively flattered to have my name even mentioned in those conversations but like I said, I’m 100% focused on Newcastle and trying to get fit and get back in the team here."

Frankfurt turn to Joveljic in pursuit of Jovic successor

2019-06-08T14:57:31Z

Eintracht Frankfurt have will look towards Red Star Belgrade forward Dejan Joveljic to replace the outgoing Luka Jovic, according to transfermarkt.co.uk.

The Bundesliga outfit are unwilling to spend "utopian amounts" on a new striker and instead are targeting the 19-year-old, who scored 11 goals in 24 appearances last season.

A number of other clubs are interested in securing the Serbian's services including Benfica, Wolfsburg and Mainz.

Benfica president concedes club will likely lose £105 million-rated Joao Felix

2019-06-08T14:34:36Z

Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira has admitted that the only way for the club to keep hold of Joao Felix would be to sell the forward to a club with a view to a return on loan, reports the Mirror.

The 19-year-old has a release clause of £105 million ($134m) and it is highly likely he will be on the move this summer with Manchester City and Manchester United among those interested.

Vieira faces an almost impossible task persuading the teenager to stay, admitting: “If someone bids 120million euros it is not worth dreaming that he will stay."

Umtiti keen to remain at Barca amidst Arsenal interest

2019-06-08T14:14:01Z

Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti is keen on staying at Camp Nou even if the club secure the signing of Matthijs de Ligt, reports AS.

The Frenchman is reportedly a transfer target for Arsenal this summer as Unai Emery looks to strengthen his backline, but Umtiti is prepared to run his contract down until its expiration in 2023 for €6 million (£5m/$7m) per year rather than leave the club.

The 25-year-old made 15 appearances across all competitions for Blaugrana last season and has fallen behind Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet in the pecking order.

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West Ham in talks for Celta duo

2019-06-08T13:22:00Z

West Ham are in talks with Celta Vigo with a view to signing both Maxi Gomez and Stanislav Lobotka, according to Gianluca DiMarzio.

The Hammers are said to be hopeful of snapping up the 22-year-old striker and 24-year-old midfielder for a combined fee of €60 million (£53m/$68m).

'Napoli is not a supermarket'

2019-06-08T12:59:50Z

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis has stated that his club is 'not a supermarket' and has issued a response to rumours that Inter are set to poach a number of their players.

"My staff tells me that Inter wants to dismantle my team and have asked for my strongest players, but I have no intention of selling them - not Piotr Zielinski and not Lorenzo Insigne," he said.

Several individuals have been linked with moves away, perhaps most notably Kalidou Koulibaly, but the Partenopei supremo insists he will not be forced into any sales.

Read De Laurentiis' full comments on Goal

Hemed handed Brighton contract extension

2019-06-08T12:33:03Z

Brighton have announced their retained list and have included striker Tomer Hemed in their squad for next season, reports The Argus.

The 32-year-old spent last season on loan in the Championship with QPR, where he netted seven goals in 27 league appearances.

The Israeli forward found the net 28 times across two seasons in the second tier with the Seagulls before their promotion to the Premier League, but has managed just two in the top-flight.

Manolas 'does not know' where future lies amidst Juventus interest

2019-06-08T12:13:41Z

Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas has admitted that he is not sure where his future lies amidst interest from Juventus, reports Corriere dello Sport.

Current Juve defender Giorgio Chiellini heaped praise upon the Greece international prior to the pair's international clash, saying he sees Manolas as an "international level" centre-back.

Asked if they would play together next season, the Roma man said: "I don't know if I will be his companion."

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Rangers midfielder Kamara reveals Premier League 'dream'

2019-06-08T11:50:17Z

Glen Kamara told the Daily Record that it would be a "dream" to play in the Premier League amidst reported interest from Brighton.

The midfielder cost Rangers just £100,000 from Dundee in January, and despite the allure of the English top-flight, he added that he is "happy to play for Rangers."

The Finnish international made 16 appearances for Steven Gerrard's side during the latter half of the season, scoring once and recording three assists across all competitions.

Milan prepared to offload €30 million-rated Kessie

2019-06-08T11:31:31Z

AC Milan are willing to sell midfielder Franck Kessie this summer, according to Calciomercato.com.

The Ivorian is valued at €30 million (£27m/$34m), and although a key member of Gennaro Gattuso's squad he could now be shown the door with Marco Giampaolo expected to take over in the coming days.

The 22-year-old scored seven goals in 34 league appearances for Milan last season as they finished fifth in Serie A.

Giampaolo set to be named new Milan boss

2019-06-08T10:55:33Z

AC Milan have selected Sampdoria manager Marco Giampaolo as the man to lead the club next season, according to Gazzetta dello Sport (via Calciomercato.com)

I Rossoneri have been on the lookout for a new manager since it was revealed that Gennaro Gattuso would be departing the club after taking them to a fifth-placed finish last season.

Giampaolo has been with Sampdoria since July 2016 and has taken the club to 11th, 10th and ninth-placed finishes in his three seasons as head coach.

Hull confirm Adkins to depart the club

2019-06-08T10:41:45Z

Hull City have confirmed that manager Nigel Adkins will leave the club once his contract expires on June 30.

The Championship side finished 13th last season but suffered a brief slump in form in their final five games, drawing two and losing three.

Adkins had been with the club since December 2017.

Barcelona interested in €6 million Stuani

2019-06-08T10:31:09Z

Barcelona could move to sign Girona striker Cristhian Stuani - but not until they've secured Antoine Griezmann, reports Mundo Deportivo.

Stuani could be available for as little as €6 million (£5m/$7m) after his side were relegated to the Segunda Division at the end of the season, despite the Uruguayan scoring 19 goals.

The Catalan giants won't make any move on Stuani until they have secured the signing of Griezmann from Atletico Madrid however, with the Frenchman's release clause set at €120 million (£107m/$136m) on July 1.

Dier surfaces as potential target for United

2019-06-08T10:17:11Z

The Red Devils could turn to the Spurs midfielder as they search for a replacement for Nemanja Matic

Eric Dier has emerged as a potential target for Manchester United as they look to replace Nemanja Matic, according to The Times.

The Tottenham midfielder is reportedly one of several names the club are considering as they look to shore up their midfield ahead of next season.

The Red Devils have also recently been linked with Newcastle's Sean Longstaff, while Declan Rice is another name being considered by the club's top brass.

Napoli turn to €60 million-rated Belotti as Icardi alternative

2019-06-08T10:07:23Z

Napoli could turn their attention to Torino striker Andrea Belotti should their pursuit of Mauro Icardi prove too expensive, reports Calciomercato.com.

The Italian forward would likely cost Carlo Ancelotti's side €60 million (£53m/$68m) as opposed to the reported valuation of €100 million (£89m/$113m) placed on Inter striker Icardi.

Belotti scored 15 goals in 37 appearances for Torino last season and has been linked with Serie A rivals Roma in recent weeks.

Milan set €25 million price tag on Andre Silva

2019-06-08T09:57:28Z

AC Milan have valued striker Andre Silva at €25 million (£22m/$28m), according to Gazzetta dello Sport (via Calciomercato.com).

The Portuguese international has been linked with a potential move to Wolves this summer and has struggled to fit in at the San Siro, spending last season on loan at Sevilla where he scored nine goals in 27 appearances.

The 23-year-old joined Milan in 2017 and has found the net 10 times in 40 appearances, with just two goals coming in Serie A.

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Danny Mills: Helder Costa would be a 'top signing' for Leeds

2019-06-08T09:44:22Z

Former Leeds United defender Danny Mills believes that Helder Costa could join Leeds from Wolves this summer, according to Football Insider.

Costa spent last season on the fringes of Nuno Espirito Santo's squad as Wolves finished seventh in their first season back in the Premier League, making 25 league appearances and scoring just once.

Mills believes Leeds could strike a "loan-to-buy-deal" based on the club achieving promotion next season however, and described the winger as a "very good player".

Everton set to move for $15 million forward Adolfo Gaich

2019-06-08T09:33:41Z

Everton are ready to make their move for San Lorenzo forward Adolfo Gaich, reports Marca.

The Toffees could face competition from Serie A side Genoa in their pursuit of the 20-year-old, but they would reportedly be prepared to pay his $15 million (£12m) release clause.

Gaich recently put in a string of impressive performances for Argentina at the U20 World Cup, scoring three goals in four games before they exited the tournament at the hands of Mali in the round of 16.

Villa target £35 million-rated Maxi Gomez

2019-06-08T09:23:57Z

Aston Villa have emerged as potential suitors for Celta Vigo forward Maxi Gomez, reports the Birmingham Mail.

The 22-year-old is valued at £35 million ($45m) and netted 14 goals for the La Liga outfit last season, who finished 17th and four points above the relegation zone.

Newly-promoted Villa could face competition for the Uruguayan international with West Ham also linked with Gomez previously.

Arsenal open Carrasco negotiations

2019-06-08T09:07:17Z

Arsenal have made the first move in their pursuit of Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco, according to SPORT.

The former Atletico Madrid man was linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium in January, but the Gunners have returned with concrete interest after turning down the chance to sign Denis Suarez permanently.

The Belgian international has openly stated his willingness to return to European football after moving to China in February 2018, saying that he "would like to return to Europe".

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Dybala linked with Inter move

2019-06-08T08:54:28Z

Inter could give chase to Juventus forward Paulo Dybala ahead of next season.

Antonio Conte has no intention of keeping hold of Mauro Icardi, even if it means selling the Argentinian to a competitor, and Dybala could be the man to replace him.

Inter could face a tough task convincing the Argentinian to switch sides with the 25-year-old interested in staying with the Serie A champions for the near future.

Read more here on Goal!

Buffon in line for Parma return?

2019-06-08T08:47:43Z

Gianluigi Buffon could be in line for a return to Italy with former club Parma.

The 41-year-old spent last season with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain but is departing the club after declining the club's offer of a contract extension.

Buffon came through the youth system at the Serie A club and made 220 appearances across six seasons before joining Juventus in 2001 for a world-record fee of €52 million (£46m/$59m).

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Steve Nicol: Wan-Bissaka and Maddison would suit United

2019-06-08T08:36:17Z

Steve Nicol believes that Aaron Wan-Bissaka and James Maddison would be worthy additions to Manchester United's squad, reports ESPN (via the Express).

Nicol described the Crystal Palace defender as "what United need" and went on to hail Maddison as having "proven quality in the Premier League".

Maddison netted seven goals and recorded seven assists for Leicester City last season, while Wan-Bissaka hugely impressed in his debut Premier League season as he recorded three assists in 35 appearances.

Rugani close to signing Juventus contract extension

2019-06-08T08:30:37Z

Juventus centre-back Daniele Rugani is close to agreeing a contract extenstion which would see him remain at the club untl 2024.

The 24-year-old made 20 appearances for the Serie A champions last season and is seen as a big part of their future beyond Giorgio Chiellini.

Rugani has a working history with Maurizio Sarri, who has been recently linked with the Juventus job, having played under the Chelsea boss for two years with Empoli.

Read the full story here on Goal!

Celtic legend Larsson linked with coaching return

2019-06-08T08:09:48Z

Henrik Larsson could be in line for a surprise return to former club Celtic, according to the Scottish Sun.

Manager Neil Lennon is reportedly considering bringing his former team-mate back to Parkhead as a member of the club's coaching staff as he looks to tighten Celtic's grip on the Scottish Premiership.

Larsson spent seven years with the club as a player from 1997-2004 before departing for Barcelona as a Hoops legend after netting 242 goals in 315 games, as well as lifting eight trophies and reaching the UEFA Cup final in 2003.

United turned to James after failure in pursuit of Fraser

2019-06-08T08:03:47Z

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solksjaer turned his attention to Daniel James after being quoted over £40 million ($51m) to sign Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser, according to the Express.

The Red Devils announced on Friday that they had agreed a deal in principle for the Swansea winger, thought to be worth £22 million ($28m) including add-ons.

Fraser has also attracted attention from Arsenal after an impressive season in which netted seven goals and recorded 14 assists for the Cherries.

Rangers enter discussions with Aribo

2019-06-08T07:58:06Z

Rangers have begun talks with in-demand Charlton midfielder Joe Aribo, reports the Daily Record.

Steven Gerrard's side face competition from clubs including Southampton, Aston Villa and bitter rivals Celtic to land the 22-year-old, who helped the Addicks achieve promotion to the Championship via the League One play-off final.

The 22-year-old's contract is set to expire at the end of June and he is reportedly looking to the future away from The Valley.

Bayern hot on trail of £70 million-rated Pepe

2019-06-08T07:29:09Z

Bayern Munich are the front runners to sign in-demand Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, according to the Sun.

The Ivorian has been in blistering form this season, guiding the Ligue 1 side to second place with 22 goals and 11 assists in the league, and has previously been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United.

The Bundesliga champions are well-known to be in the market for a winger following the departures of Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, but would reportedly need to shell out £70 million ($89m) to secure the Pepe's services.

Bakayoko intends to remain at Chelsea

2019-06-08T07:08:37Z

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko plans to stay with the Blues next season, reports L'Equipe.

The 24-year-old spent last season on loan at AC Milan, but despite impressing at the San Siro will not be returning permanently after they missed out on Champions League qualification.

Abdoulaye Bakayoko, the Frenchman's brother and agent, stated that the pair "give priority to Chelsea" with the midfielder only in his second year of a five-year contract, initially signed in 2017.

Atletico Madrid target €25 million-rated Hysaj

2019-06-08T06:52:29Z

Atletico Madrid have turned their attention towards Napoli full-back Elseid Hysaj, according to AS.

The 25-year-old is said to have a release clause of €50 million (£45m/$57m), although the Serie A outfit are likely to consider an offer of just half that valuation.

This isn't the first time the Albanian international has been linked with Los Rojiblancos, with the club reportedly interested in his services last season before opting for Colombian defender Santiago Arias.

Bologna to offer Mihajlovic extension

2019-06-08T06:37:32Z

Bologna are set to hand manager Sinisa Mihajlovic a new three-year deal following their impressive end to the season, reports gianlucadimarzio.com.

The Serie A outfit lost just five of their final 17 games of the season on their way to a 10th-placed finish after the Serbian took over from Filippo Inzaghi in January.

Mihajlovic is currently enjoying his second stint as manager with I Rossoblu, having first taken the reins for a brief five-month spell during the 2008/09 season.

Icardi won't be part of Inter's plans

2019-06-08T05:50:38Z

Mauro Icardi wants to return to Inter next season but the club are not factoring him into their plans for 2019-20, according to gianlucadimarzio.com.

Icardi plans to join his team-mates on a pre-season retreat in order to show his desire to stay with Inter and expects to meet with the club to make clear his intentions.

But Inter have targeted two strikers this summer, one of who is Edin Dzeko, and are intent on making clear to Icardi he is not wanted at San Siro.

Pereira could get four-year deal

2019-06-08T04:54:53Z

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira could be in line for a new contract through 2023, according to the Sun.

Pereira's current contract was extended through 2020 in March after getting the support of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

And Solskjaer is considering whether to tie Pereira down for longer, with a four-year contract in the works. 

Tottenham have Fernandes as back-up plan

2019-06-08T03:30:23Z

Tottenham are prepared to enter the mix for Sporting CP star Bruno Fernandes if their pursuit of Giovani Lo Celso fails, according to the Mirror.

Spurs want Lo Celso, but Real Betis do not want to let the midfielder go, despite reports of a £62 million bid for the former Paris Saint-Germain man.

And should Betis hold firm, Mauricio Pochettino has indentified Fernandes, who is also a target of Manchester United, as a second option. 

Spurs targeting Lyon's Ndombele

2019-06-08T02:39:38Z

Tottenham are targeting Lyon star Tanguy Ndombele, with the club hoping to improve their midfield after not making a signing in two windows, according to the Sun.

The clubs are currently at an impasse in regards to a fee – Lyon want £70 million ($89m), while Spurs believe they can land him for £50m.

Should Spurs land Ndombele, Eric Dier or Victor Wanyama could move on from the club.

Southgate to turn over England squad

2019-06-08T01:45:23Z

England manager Gareth Southgate is set to turn over his squad again after their Nations League semi-final defeat to the Netherlands, acccording to the Mirror.

Manchester City duo Kyle Walker and John Stones are set to be replaced by their Liverpool counterparts, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez.

Jack Grealish is also to be called up, while James Maddison will graduate from the U-21 side to the senior squad. 

Bundesliga rivals considering move for Dortmund's Toljan

2019-06-07T22:45:06Z

Borussia Monchengladbach want to sign former Germany under-21 international Jeremy Toljan from Borussia Dortmund, as reported by Bild. 

The full-back spent the second half of last season on loan at Celtic but his parent club's Bundesliga rivals are considering making a move for the 24-year-old. 

Zidane wants Pogba to join Hazard at Real

2019-06-07T22:37:13Z

Real Madrid want Paul Pogba to join Eden Hazard in La Liga in a deal that would see Gareth Bale switch to Manchester United, as reported in the Mirror. 

Hazard’s £88 million ($112m) move to the Bernabeu was finalised this week, with the Chelsea star set to be unveiled on Thursday.

And Zinedine Zidane wants to make United attacking midfielder Pogba his next capture - with Wales star Bale moving in the other direction having fallen out with his coach.

Braga close to agreeing deal for Horta

2019-06-07T22:20:04Z

Los Angeles FC are close to agreeing a deal to sell Andre Horta to Sporting Braga, according to a report by the Athletic.

Braga have agreed to pay the MLS side a $2.75 million transfer fee in exchange for 50 percent of Horta’s rights. Retaining half of his rights means that LAFC will receive 50 percent of any transfer fee if Braga ever sell the player. 

The move means LAFC free up a designated player spot for a potential future move.

Sarri set to join Juventus

2019-06-07T22:14:59Z

The Chelsea boss is expected to be allowed to leave and join his new club next week

Maurizio Sarri will be allowed to leave Chelsea next week to join Juventus, as reported by Sky Sports.  

The Blues boss guided the team to third in the Premier League in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge as well as to victory in the Europa League final in Baku.

But he has failed to win over sections of the club's support in west London and looks set to leave the club to return to Serie A after a protracted saga.