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Davis to carry on past this season

2021-03-05T23:00:54Z

Rangers midfielder Steven Davis has said he intends to play on beyond this season, as his contract with the league leaders enters its final months.

"I don't tend to look too far ahead," the 36-year-old said. "I feel good at the minute and as you can clearly see I'm enjoying my football. How could you not with the season we've had so far?

"So I don't see myself finishing up at the end of the season."

Toronto FC make major offer to Santos Borre

2021-03-05T22:30:22Z

Toronto FC have offered a $15 million, three-year contract to River Plate forward Rafael Santos Borre, reports UOL.

The 25-year-old, who also has options in Europe, will see his contract with River expire in June. 

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Inter Miami under MLS investigation for Matuidi signing

2021-03-05T22:00:13Z

Inter Miami's signing of French midfielder Blaise Matuidi will be investigated by MLS, the league has confirmed.

The 33-year-old joined the Florida side from Juventus in a free transfer last summer. There have now been questions raised as to whether the David Beckham-owned side looked to evade the league's roster rules when signing the World Cup winner.

Read the full story on Goal

Rapids sign Rubio to two-year contract extension

2021-03-05T21:30:54Z

Orlando City could be sold

2021-03-05T21:00:09Z

Orlando City owner Flavio Augusto da Silva is in talks to sell the team to the Wilf family, reports The Athletic.

Augusto da Silva, who bought the team in 2013, has been exploring a potential sale for several years. 

The Wilf family owns the NFL's Minnesota Vikings and has a minority stake in MLS side Nashville SC.

Sheffield United owners want to demote Wilder

2021-03-05T20:30:38Z

Spurs set sights on Sabitzer

2021-03-05T20:00:49Z

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is targeting RB Leipzig star Marcel Sabitzer ahead of the summer transfer window, reports the Express.

Spurs have also been linked to Torino's Sasa Lukic this summer, although competition will be fierce.

Sabitzer, meanwhile, is another primary target for Mourinho, who is looking to bolster the squad with another midfielder this summer.

Leaving Chelsea was the 'perfect decision for my career', says Boga

2021-03-05T19:33:59Z

Jeremie Boga has said his decision to leave Chelsea for Sassuolo was "perfect" for his career.

The 24-year-old winger was with Chelsea from the age of 12, but went to Italy in 2018 to further his senior career.

Read what Boga had to say on Goal!

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USMNT defender signs extension with Rapids

2021-03-05T18:45:34Z

U.S. men's national team fullback Sam Vines has signed a new deal with the Colorado Rapids, the club announced.

Vines has signed a four-year extension that runs through 2025.

“We’re delighted to extend Sam’s future in Burgundy,” said Pádraig Smith, Colorado Rapids Executive VP & General Manager. “In two short years, Sam has grown from being a promising Homegrown Player to becoming one of the best left-backs in the league and a member of the national team. He’s got a bright future ahead of him and we look forward to seeing his continued development with the club.

Werder Bremen target Harroui

2021-03-05T18:00:59Z

Werder Bremen are considering a move for Sparta midfielder Abdou Harroui, according to Bild.

The 23-year-old has impressed in the Eredivisie this season and the German side believe he would strengthen their midfield.

AC Milan & Napoli move for Hellas Verona star Zaccagni

2021-03-05T17:39:53Z

AC Milan and Napoli are lurking around Hellas Verona midfielder Mattia Zaccagni, says Calciomercato.

Napoli approached Hellas for him in January but were turned down and could return in the summer, while Milan will move for him if they cannot get Hakan Calhanoglu to extend his contract.

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Liverpool keen on Koulibaly (Sport Bild)

2021-03-05T16:00:00Z

Napoli defender on Reds' radar

Liverpool are keen on signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly during the summer transfer window, claims Sport Bild.

The Senegal international has been linked with the Reds for some time and could be targeted after reports that his asking price in Italy has dropped.

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Oscar targets ambitious Chelsea return

2021-03-05T15:45:00Z

Former Chelsea star Oscar has stated his desire to return to Stamford Bridge four years on from making a £60 million ($83m) move to Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG.

He has told talkSPORT: "Of course, Chelsea don’t like to buy too many older players, which is normal because it’s a top team from Europe, but I will try my best to be fit to finish there."

Read the full story on Goal!

Wilder facing uncertain future at Sheff Utd

2021-03-05T15:30:00Z

Chris Wilder could be edging towards the exits at Sheffield United, reports the Daily Mail.

Results on the field are not the only source of concern at Bramall Lane, as the Blades battle to beat the drop, with their manager said to endure a strained relationship with the club’s owners.

Arsenal & West Ham made aware of Toney asking price

2021-03-05T15:00:00Z

Arsenal and West Ham have been informed that it will take £30 million ($41m) to prise Ivan Toney from Brentford’s clutches, reports football.london.

The in-form striker, who has 25 goals to his name this season, has been attracting interest from a number of Premier League clubs.

Chelsea confident in Haaland chase (ESPN)

2021-03-05T14:30:00Z

Blues believe they can land BVB star

Chelsea are, according to ESPN, confident that they can win the race for Erling Haaland whenever a transfer scramble is sparked.

The Borussia Dortmund striker has been linked with leading clubs across Europe, but the Blues believe they can lure him to Stamford Bridge.

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Baumgartner signs new Hoffenheim contract

2021-03-05T14:00:19Z

Grosso sacked by Sion

2021-03-05T13:30:50Z

Former World Cup-winning Italy defender Fabio Grosso has been sacked as manager of FC Sion.

Grosso joined at the start of the season after a spell at Brescia but a 3-0 home defeat to Lugano on Thursday left the two-time Swiss champions in the relegation play-off spot, off the bottom of the table on goal difference alone.

How Arsenal missed out on Sancho, Pulisic and Bellingham

2021-03-05T13:00:00Z

Arsenal's former head of youth recruitment, Steve Morrow, has told Goal how close the Gunners came to signing Jadon Sancho, Christian Pulisic and Jude Bellingham.

Read the full story here on Goal!

Imbula heads to Portugal

2021-03-05T12:30:38Z

Former Marseille and Stoke midfielder Giannelli Imbula is set to sign for Portuguese side Portimonense, reports l'Equipe.

The 28-year-old has been a free agent since a brief stint in Russia with Sochi last year.

However, with the registration window closed, Imbula won't be available to play for his new side until next season.

Musiala signs new Bayern contract

2021-03-05T12:07:19Z

Jamal Musiala has committed his future to Bayern Munich, signing his first professional contract with the club.

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Hamsik set for Gothenburg move

2021-03-05T12:00:39Z

Former Napoli captain Marek Hamsik is set to join Swedish side IFK Gothenburg, claims SportExpressen.

The report says the Slovakia international, 33, has been in negotiations for days with only a few details left to be agreed.

Hamsik left Napoli in 2019 to join Dalian Professional, after 12 years and more than 500 games in Naples.

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Bernat to snub Barca for PSG stay (Le Parisien)

2021-03-05T11:30:00Z

Left-back set for new contract

Paris Saint-Germain left-back Juan Bernat is set to snub reported interest from Barcelona to sign a new contract with the Ligue 1 giants, according to Le Parisien.

It is claimed an announcement from the club is "imminent" regarding a new deal for the 28-year-old.

Karius keen to spend last year of contract away from Liverpool

2021-03-05T11:00:00Z

Loris Karius is eager to spend the final year of his Liverpool contract away from Anfield, with the German goalkeeper open to the idea of extending his loan spell at Union Berlin.

He has told Sport Bild: "I still have a contract with Liverpool until 2022. But of course I can imagine staying in Berlin if everything fits."

Read the full story on Goal!

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Spurs & Leicester keen on €80m defender

2021-03-05T10:30:00Z

Roma defender Roger Ibanez is registering on the recruitment radars of Tottenham and Leicester, according to Calciomercato.

The 22-year-old is highly regarded across Europe, but he will not come cheap as there is an €80 million (£69m/$95m) release clause in his contract.

Arsenal remain keen on Aouar

2021-03-05T10:00:00Z

Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar remains a top transfer target for Arsenal, claims Calciomercato.

The Gunners were heavily linked with the France international in 2020 and are ready to explore that option again when the summer window swings open.

Will Pogba stay at Man Utd?

2021-03-05T09:30:00Z

Arsenal ready to sell Lacazette

2021-03-05T09:00:02Z

Arsenal are ready to sell Alexandre Lacazette for the right price in the summer, reports football.london.

Lacazette signed a five-year contract when he joined in 2017, so this summer would be the last chance to bring in a sizeable fee for him unless he signs a new deal.

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Man Utd & Leipzig make Moriba offers (Mundo Deportivo)

2021-03-05T08:40:34Z

Midfielder recently broke through at Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Ilaix Moriba has offers from Manchester United and RB Leipzig, claims Mundo Deportivo.

The 18-year-old has broken into the Barca first team this season, making his debut in La Liga in a 5-1 win over Deportivo Alaves last month.

The report claims Moriba's first preference would be to stay at Camp Nou.

West Ham tracking Leeds goalkeeper Meslier

2021-03-05T08:20:06Z

West Ham are keeping tabs on Leeds goalkeeper Ilian Meslier, according to Football Insider.

Current keeper Lukasz Fabianski is out of contract at the end of the season but the Hammers have a one-year extension option in his deal.

Nevertheless, with the former Arsenal stopper turning 36 next month, West Ham are said to be considering other options.

Ings contract situation adds pressure - Hasenhuttl

2021-03-05T08:00:01Z

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl thinks Danny Ings' uncertain contract situation could be affecting his form on the pitch.

Ings, linked with Manchester City and Tottenham, is out of contract in 2022 and has scored only once in eight league games - with the Saints only taking one point in that spell.

“I speak sometimes with him about this and I can imagine that you get more pressure when you are not committing to one way, our way for example,” said Hasenhuttl.

“He has his reasons why he doesn’t do it and that gives himself a little bit of pressure maybe - but I think he is experienced enough to handle this.”

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Milan face fight for Zambo Anguissa

2021-03-05T07:30:42Z

AC Milan may still hold an interest in Andre Zambo Anguissa, reports CalcioMercato, but they face a battle to sign him from Fulham.

It is claimed MIlan were offered the midfielder on a loan-to-buy deal last summer.

Ismael Bennacer's injury problems have been an issue for Milan this season but Fulham are unlikely to offer a discount on a player who has become a first-team regular this season.

Everton join Roma and PSG in Arias race

2021-03-05T04:00:11Z

Everton, Roma and Paris Saint-Germain are eager to sign Santiago Arias this summer.

Kicker reports Atletico Madrid are already in talks with suitors of the the Colombia international, who is on loan at Bayer Leverkusen this season.

Wilder to leave Sheffield United?

2021-03-05T03:00:34Z

Chris Wilder could leave Sheffield United at the end of the season over a clash with the club’s owner.

The Daily Mail claims the coach is at odds with Prince Abdullah over the club’s transfer strategy and plans to hire a director of football.

Inter to move for Juventus goalkeeper Perin

2021-03-05T02:00:46Z

Inter hope to sign Matteo Perin from Juventus, according to InterLive.

The Serie A side are looking for a goalkeeper to provide cover for Samir Handanovic and see Perin as an ideal candidate.

Juventus are open to selling him and Inter hope to convince them to let him go by offering attacking midfielder Matias Vecino in exchange.

AC Milan plot Vazquez bid

2021-03-05T01:00:09Z

AC Milan are considering a summer move for Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez, says Cope.

The Rossoneri are monitoring Vazquez’s situation at the Spanish giants and will try to snap him up on a free transfer if he does not extend his contract, which expires at the end of the season.

Leicester and Brighton eye Koln winger Jakobs

2021-03-04T23:35:14Z

Koln star Ismail Jakobs is being monitored by Premier League sides Leicester and Brighton.

The Daily Mail says the Foxes and Seagulls are considering a summer bid for the 21-year-old winger.

Man City eye €40m Atalanta star Gosens (Virgilio)

2021-03-04T23:34:23Z

Inter and Juventus also interested in left-back

Manchester City are considering a move for Atalanta left-back Robin Gosens, according to Virgilio.

The Germany international has attracted interest from Juventus and Inter recently, but City are the latest to enter the frame.

Atalanta are said to be demanding around €40 million (£34m/$48m) for the 26-year-old.

Leicester close to £15m Edouard deal

2021-03-04T23:33:45Z

Leicester are close to signing Odsonne Edouard from Celtic, The Daily Mail claims.

The striker wants to make the switch to the Foxes, who will have to pay around £15 million ($21m) to land him this summer.

Chelsea to make Donnarumma offer (Libero Quotidiano)

2021-03-04T23:31:12Z

Blues ready to snap goalkeeper up on free transfer

Chelsea are ready to offer Gianluigi Donnarumma a contract worth €10.5 million (£9m/$13m) per season, Libero Quotidiano reports.

The goalkeeper will leave AC Milan on a free transfer this summer when his contract expires and the Blues hope to lure him to London to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Musiala signs long-term Bayern Munich deal

2021-03-04T23:29:26Z

Jamal Musiala has reached an agreement with Bayern Munich over a contract extension, Sky reports.

The 18-year-old will be tied to the club until 2026 and will earn around €5 million per year.