Zlatan rejected $100m China offer
Ibrahimovic is expected to earn $3m over the course of his two-year Galaxy deal after rejecting the eye-watering sums being offered in the Chinese Super League.
Chelsea facing fight to keep Hazard & Courtois
Chelsea will need to convince Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois of the club’s long-term ambitions in their attempts to persuade the Belgian duo to sign new contracts.
Hazard’s current deal expires in 2020 and Chelsea are willing to offer the playmaker a pay rise in an effort to ward off long-time suitors Real Madrid.
Courtois, meanwhile, has just a year left on his contract, with Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain both interested in the goalkeeper.
Ribery denies extra effort to win Bayern extension
The former France international winger’s deal at the Allianz Arena expires in the summer and, on the eve of his 35th birthday, there have been questions raised over his longevity.
But, speaking after the 2-1 success in Spain, he rejected the claim that he had raised his level with the intention of getting a new deal.
Brandt signs new Leverkusen deal
Julian Brandt has signed an extended contract with Bayer Leverkusen, committing himself to the Bundesliga club until June 2021.
Brandt still had a year to run on his previous contract but, in extending by a further two seasons, Leverkusen have ruled out the prospect of losing one of their prized assets on a free transfer.
James Rodriguez unsure of future
James Rodriguez insists he is happy at Bayern Munich, but has refused to rule out a return to Real Madrid.
The Colombia international moved to Allianz Arena on a two-year loan last summer, with Bayern holding a non-obligatory option to buy the attacking midfielder.
Rodriguez, who played in Bayern's 2-1 Champions League quarter-final first leg win over Sevilla on Tuesday, says he does not know what will happen in the future as his Bavarian stay continues.
Man Utd to make €30m Ghoulam bid
Jose Mourinho is expected to sign a new left-back in the summer and is targeting a move for Ghoulam, who is currently recovering from a knee injury.
Chelsea and Manchester City have previously been interested in the Algeria international, who is under contract at Napoli until 2022, and United could face competition from fellow Premier League clubs in the summer.
Valencia to move for Pastore
Valencia are ready to make a fresh approach to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore in the summer, claims TuttoMercatoWeb.
Pastore was a tentative target for Valencia in January, but the Spanish club will step up their interest at the end of the season as they look to beat Besiktas to the signing of the Argentine.
The negotiations could also be linked to the future of Goncalo Guedes, who is currently on loan at Valencia from PSG, but could be sold to Atletico Madrid.
Madrid have Hazard doubts
Real Madrid currently have reservations about pushing ahead with a bid for Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard in the summer, reports the Evening Standard.
Hazard has been linked with a big-money move to the Santiago Bernabeu at the end of the season as Madrid consider their next Galactico signing.
However, Hazard’s recent dip in form has prompted Madrid to have second thoughts over a summer bid as Chelsea try to agree a new contract with the Belgium international.
Spurs consider £50m De Ligt deal
But, with doubts surrounding the future of Toby Alderweireld, Spurs could look to reunite De Ligt with his former Ajax team-mate Davinson Sanchez at the end of the season.
Liverpool monitoring Torres
Liverpool are keeping an eye on Valencia striker Ferran Torres, according to Guillem Balague of Sky Sports.
The 18-year-old recently signed a new deal with Los Che through 2021, which includes a €100 million release clause.
Asensio fires Madrid warning
Marco Asensio is ready to leave Real Madrid, if he is not considered as a starter in the club’s biggest games of the season, claims Don Balon.
The Spain international wants to be involved in the most important fixtures in Madrid’s calendar and does not want to be starting such matches on the substitutes’ bench.
If he is regularly left out of the big matches, then Asensio is willing to move, with Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain all admirers.
Chelsea chasing Turkish GK prodigy
Chelsea have stepped up their efforts to land 17-year-old Turkish goalkeeper Berke Ozer, according to The Sun.
Ozer has already been called up by Turkey's senior national team, and has made his debut for Turkish second-division side Altinordu.
Manchester City and Barcelona have also been credited with an interest in Ozer, who has been likened to AC Milan standout Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Real Sociedad after Benitez
La Liga side Real Sociedad are hoping to land Newcastle's Rafa Benitez as their new manager, according to the Mirror.
Benitez has led a threadbare Magpies squad to 12th place in the Premier League this season in an impressive managerial performance.
And with interest from abroad, Benitez is likely to have more leverage as he aims to convince the Newcastle board to spend on the squad in the summer.
Juve still have Can fear
Can is out of contract at Liverpool at the end of the season and Juve are favourites to sign the Germany international on a five-year deal.
However, with Can yet to give his final agreement, Juve fear the likes of the player’s former club Bayern Munich, Manchester City or Real Madrid could steal in for his signature.
Barca risk losing Man City target
Barcelona risk losing Robert Navarro after Manchester City made an offer for the midfield sensation, reports Sport.
Navarro turns 16 next week and Barcelona have yet to make a concrete proposal for a player also attracting interest from Arsenal, Juventus and Monaco.
If Barca fail to agree a deal with Navarro, then the gifted youngster could leave the club for a knock-down fee.
Several clubs in for Austin
Austin is Southampton's leading scorer this season, despite missing three months with a hamstring injury.
Barca consider Lenglet as Umtiti replacement
Barcelona are looking at Sevilla centre-back Clement Lenglet as a potential replacement for Samuel Umtiti, according to Sport.
Umtiti's future with Barca is up in the air as the French defender continues to seek out an improved contract.
And the Catalans are considering Umtiti's 22-year-old countryman as a possible alternative, with Lenglet impressing in La Liga and the Champions League this term.