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Ten Hag identifies first Man Utd signing (Mirror)


Ajax boss to raid rivals Feyenoord upon taking over

Erik ten Hag has identified Tyrell Malacia as his first signing at Manchester United, reports the Mirror.

The Feyenoord left-back is enjoying a fine season for Ajax's Eredivisie rivals and could be available for  £20million this summer.

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Man Utd missed out on Haaland due to release clause refusal - Watzke


Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has revealed Erling Haaland's release clause prevented him from completing a move to Manchester United.

Haaland, 21, is one of football's hottest young talents after bursting onto the scene with Red Bull Salzburg and then the Bundesliga side.

As well as Man Utd, the Norwegian has attracted strong interest from rivals Man City who are believed to be in pole position to sign him this summer.

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Holan returns as Universidad Catolica boss


Arteta: Arsenal can't afford big-money signings like Alisson and Van Dijk


Mikel Arteta says Arsenal cannot transform the playing squad with a couple of huge money signings this summer, like Liverpool did a few years ago.

The Reds' fortunes were transformed by signing goalkeeper Alisson and defender Virgil van Dijk for a combined £142 million ($169m) a couple of months apart, and it has been suggested Arsenal should do similar as they push to return to the top of English football.

However, Arteta says finances have his hands tied, and he will have to be savvier in the transfer market rather than spending big on stars.

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De Jong 'important' for Barcelona, says Xavi


AC Milan 'agree deal for Renato Sanches' (Calciomercato)


Portuguese midfielder is a long term target for Serie A giants

AC Milan have agreed a deal with Lille to sign Renato Sanches, report Calciomercato.

The 24-year-old Portugal international midfielder has reportedly been a long term target for the Serie A title contenders, and a deal worth around €20million with add-ons worth up to €5m is said to have been accepted.

Milan bosses Paolo Maldini and Frederic Massara are now reportedly in talks with the player’s agent Jorge Mendes over personal terms.

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Everton 'keen on Tarkowski'


Everton are interested in signing Burnley defender James Tarkowski this summer, according to Football Insider.

Tarkowski is out of contract at the end of the season, and the Toffees are looking for a proven Premier League centre-back if they avoid relegation.

Newcastle and West Ham have also been linked with the 29-year-old.

Arsenal 'ready to offer €30m' for Morata (Tutto Juve)


The Gunners are looking for attacking reinforcements this summer

Arsenal are "willing to offer €30m" for striker Alvaro Morata this summer, according to Tutto Juve.

The striker has been identified as a potential attacking reinforcement for the Gunners, who are set to lose Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah this summer.

Morata is currently on loan at Juventus from Atletico Madrid, and the Turin club are also keen on the 29-year-old.

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Four Premier League clubs 'in race for Bundesliga defender'


Leeds, Crystal Palace, Watford and Fulham are all interested in Koln defender Timo Hubers, according to Football Insider.

The 25-year-old reportedly has a £6.7million release clause in his contract, and with his deal set to expire in 2023 the Bundesliga club may look to cash in.

Hubers has made 17 Bundesliga appearances this season, helping Koln push towards the European qualification places.

Did Lampard play role in Rudiger and Christensen exits?


Frank Lampard increased the value of Chelsea's squad in certain areas, particularly through integrating academy stars, but the former manager may have accidentally harmed the club's defence.

He was ready to offload Antonio Rudiger and had little interest in renewing Andreas Christensen's contract. Both are now key for Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel - but both are leaving on free transfers this summer.

How have the actions of the Blues' former boss caused a huge headache for the current manager. GOAL takes a look.

Gnabry rejects improved Bayern offer


Serge Gnabry has rejected an improved contract offer from Bayern Munich, according to Bild.

Bayern reportedly offered the Germany international an annual wage of between €17 and €19million, which would put him on par with Leroy Sane and Kingsley Coman.

Gnabry however feels he can be a flagship player for Bayern in the future and is worth more. Bayern however are said not to be willing to improve their offer. His current deal expires in 2023.

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City Football Group close to buying Palermo


Former Serie A club Palermo are set to be the next club acquired by the City Football Group, which owns Manchester City among other teams, according to reports in Italy.

Sky Sports report a €10million bid has been tabled for the Sicilian club, now in Serie B, and due diligence proceedures are being carried out before the deal is confirmed.

A total of 10 clubs are part of City Football Group, which is the parent company of Man City. Girona in Spain and Troyes in France are among them.

Nunez too expensive for Bayern


Darwin Nunez has been widely linked with major clubs across Europe - however Bayern Munich will not be among those trying to sign the Benfica forward, according to Bild.

Bayern are keeping tabs on possible striking options with Robert Lewandowski linked with a summer move to Barcelona, with Ajax star Sebastian Haller on the shortlist.

However Darwin, 22, is too expensive for Bayern, with Benfica likely to demand a fee between €70 and €80million.

Rice warned off 'pointless' Man Utd transfer


Declan Rice has been warned off a "pointless" potential transfer to Manchester United by ex-West Ham defender Anton Ferdinand, who says he should only leave if a club that is "challenging for the title" comes calling.

Rice has earned a reputation as one of the top midfielders in English football over the past few years, helping West Ham emerge as top-four contenders in the process.

The 23-year-old's stellar performances have not gone unnoticed, with United and Chelsea both reportedly eager to bring him onto their books this summer, but Ferdinand doesn't think Old Trafford would be the best place for him to continue his development.

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Wolves interested in Bodo/Glimt goalkeeper


Bodo/Glimt goalkeeper Nikita Haikyn is the subject of interest from Wolves - according to Football Insider.

Celtic are also keen on the 26-year-old, who could be available for as little as £500,000 in the summer with his contract due to expire in December.

Haikyn impressed during Bodo/Glimt's run to the Europa Conference League quarter-finals, where they eventually lost to Roma.

Man City open to Mahrez sale


Manchester City are open to selling Riyad Mahrez this summer - according to Give Me Sport.

Mahrez only has one year left on his contract and it has been suggested he is more likely to be moved on than Gabriel Jesus, who has been strongly linked with Arsenal.

Mahrez has scored 11 goals in 25 Premier League outings for City in 2021-22, but only 13 of those have come as a starter.

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Lazio working on new Lucas Leiva contract


Lazio are working on a new contract for Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva - as Calciomercato reports.

The 35-year-old's current deal will expire in June, but the Italian giants want him to sign a new one-year agreement.

Former Liverpool star Leiva would, however, have to take a pay cut in order to remain at Stadio Olimpico.

Italy's Mancini on Spurs's shortlist to replace Conte


Italy boss Roberto Mancini is on Tottenham's shortlist to replace Antonio Conte if he leaves the club this summer - according to The Telegraph.

It has been suggested that Conte could depart Spurs if he is not backed in the summer transfer window, and Mancini is being looked at as a potential successor.

Brighton's Graham Potter is also on the club's radar, but Conte has insisted that he remains fully committed to his duties in north London for now.

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Southampton & Fulham eyeing Spurs loanee Carter-Vickers


Southampton and Fulham are both eyeing Tottenham loanee Cameron Carter-Vickers - according to 90min.

The 24-year-old United States international is currently on loan at Celtic but Spurs are planning to let him go permanently in the summer.

Carter-Vickers looks set to have offers from the Premier League and could have his pick between a fresh start at St Mary's or Craven Cottage.

Milan join Nkunku race


Milan have joined the race to sign RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku - according to Calciomercato.

The 24-year-old has been linked with a summer of Europe's top clubs, including Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Manchester United.

Leipzig could let Nkunku go for around €60 million (£50m/$63m) at the end of the season and Milan are considering offering him an alternative route.

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Newcastle submit lucrative Dybala offer (Football Insider)


Newcastle have submitted a lucrative contract offer for Juventus forward Paulo Dybala - according to Football Insider.

The Argentine will leave Turin as a free agent in June and the Magpies are willing to make him their highest-paid player ever on over £200,000 per week if he chooses to switch to St James' Park.

Manchester United and Arsenal have also been linked with Dybala but Newcastle are hoping to win the race for his signature with the help of their Saudi-backed owners.

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Benfica finalise terms with Schmidt/Nunez set to depart


Foxes eye Strasbourg duo


Leicester are considering a double swoop for Strasbourg duo Habib Diallo and Habib Diarra, according to Footmercato.

Diallo has scored 12 goals this campaign to help lift Julian Stephan's side into European contention in Ligue 1.

Diarra, 18, has featured less frequently but the highly-rated teenager has caught the eye of Foxes scouts.

Juve step up Antony talks


Juventus are stepping up their talks with Ajax over a deal for Brazilian forward Antony, reports Calciomercato.

Any move for the 22-year-old is expected to cost Juve at least €35 million (£29m/$38m).

The Bianconeri are keen to bolster their forward line over the summer and have also been in talks with Angel di Maria over a free transfer move from PSG.

Arsenal agree Jesus deal (Todofichajes)


Brazil forward set for Emirates move

Arsenal have agreed a £50 million ($65m) deal for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, according to Todofichajes.

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta was keen to add a forward to his ranks following the January departure of Pieree-Emerick Aubameyang and likely exit of Alexandre Lacazette this summer.

City will put the funds towards their deal for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.

Barca eye Lukaku (Marca)


Chelsea forward could be on the move to Spain

Barcelona are considering a move for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku this summer, reports Marca.

The Blaugrana have turned their attention to the Belgian after growing frustrated in their attempts to land Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland.

Lukaku rejoined Chelsea for £98 million ($133m) last summer but the 28-year-old has struggled to find his best form, scoring just five Premier League goals in 23 appearances.

Nunez top of Man Utd shortlist


Manchester Unired have made Benfica striker Darwin Nunez their number one target this summer, with Victor Osimhen and Paulo Dybala also on their radar.