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Harry Kane Man City vs Tottenham Carabao Cup final 2020-21
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Draxler agrees to extend PSG deal


Julian Draxler has agreed to sign a one-year extension with PSG, Le Parisien reports.

The Germany international was out of contract in the summer. 

Camavinga reacts to Real Madrid interest


Rennes star Eduardo Camavinga has spoken of Real Madrid's interest in him.

“It’s nice when big clubs are interested in you, but now is not the time to focus on that,” he told TF1.

Man City, Liverpool & Arsenal move for £30m Brighton wantaway Bissouma


Yves Bissouma has asked Brighton to let him go this summer, according to The Sunday Times.

Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Marseille are all plotting a move for the 24-year-old but Brighton are demanding £30 million ($42m) for him.

Yves Bissouma Brighton

Philipp wants Wolfsburg stay


Maximilian Philipp hopes to stay at Wolfsburg for the time being.

The 27-year-old is due to return to Dynamo Moscow once his loan ends this summer, but he hopes for a permanent stay in the Bundesliga.

"Of course like to stay. I feel at home here and was very well received," he told Bild

Everton lead Demiral race as AC Milan pull out


Everton have a good chance of signing Merih Demiral this summer, according to Calciomercato.

The defender was coveted by several teams in recent years, but Juventus knocked back an approach from AC Milan while enquiries from Tottenham and Roma were also turned away.

Demiral is no longer an indespensible part of the Bianconeri squad, however, and could be on the move.

But Milan do not want him anymore and have instead made Fikayo Tomori a bigger priority, while Spurs and Roma are looking elsewhere, too.

Everton are still in contention, though, and could have him if they offer the right fee.

What happened to Michael Mancienne?


The defensive midfielder was tipped for the top during his time in the Blues' academy, but he most recently was turning out in the English third tier.

Here's his story...

Schaaf decision in the summer


Werder Bremen head coach Thomas Schaaf's future will be decided in the summer, according to Bild

Werder are outside the relegation playoff spot only on goal difference and could fall into the automatic drop spots before the season concludes. 

PSG not expected to make signings


Paris Saint-Germain will have a quiet summer transfer market, according to L'Equipe.

PSG will aim to secure the future of Kylian Mbappe but are not expected to make any large additions beyond that.

Wolves eye Vinicius as Spurs pass up on buying option


Tottenham have decided against signing Carlos Vinicius, but he could end up staying in the Premier League.

The London side have the option to buy him permanently from Benfica but have no intention of acting on it.

A Bola reports that the 25-year-old is being monitored by Wolves, however, and could be snapped up this summer.

Napoli players want Gattuso to stay despire Spalletti links


Gennaro Gattuso's future at Napoli has been the subject of much speculation in recent months.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has been looking at possible replacements for the coach, with Luciano Spalletti high on his list of candidates.

But Napoli's recent improvement may have won the former midfielder more time at the helm as reports his players are eager to see him remain in charge and the club chief is considering granting their wish.

Lyon target Lodi


Lyon are considering a summer bid for Atletico Madrid defender Renan Lodi.

L'Equipe reports the left-back is on the French side's list of targets as they look to strengthen their back line ahead of next season.

Hodgson expects Eze to stay at Palace


Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson expects Eberechi Eze to stay at the club for the 2021-22 season.

Eze, 22, played a starring role as Palace ensured they will avoid relegation with a goal and an assist in their 2-0 win at Sheffield United on Saturday.

Hodgson is not worried about the prospect of losing the England Under 21 international and is confident Palace will do all they can to fight off interest from other clubs.

Read the full story on Goal

Everton join race to sign Soumare


Everton have joined the race to sign Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare - according to Foot Mercato.

Leicester City, Wolves and Aston Villa have also been linked with the 22-year-old, while Newcastle saw a £35 million ($49m) bid for his services rejected in January.

Soumare has played a key role in Lille's tilt at the Ligue 1 title this term, featuring in 30 of their 36 games so far.

German FA urged to speed up Flick pursuit


The German football association (DFB) must speed up their pursuit of Hansi Flick, according to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who says that the Bayern Munich coach will be in "great demand" this summer.

Flick has been touted as the main candidate to replace Joachim Low as Germany's next manager following the European Championship.

The DFB has already confirmed that it has held initial talks with the 56-year-old, but a final agreement has yet to be reached, with Rummenigge warning that he will have plenty of other options to consider if negotiations fail to advance soon.

Read the full story on Goal.

Inter not planning to take up Vidal extension option


Inter are not planning to take up the option to extend Arturo Vidal's contract - according to Calcio Mercato.

The Chilean midfielder's current deal expires in 2022, and the Nerazzurri have decided against keeping him on for an extra year due to his lofty salary demands.

Vidal currently earns €6.5 million per season at Inter, who are in the process of trying to balance their books after posting record debt during the coronavirus crisis.

Sampdoria set sights on Brondby's Lindstrom


Sampdoria have set their sights on Brondby midfielder Jesper Lindstrom - according to Calcio Mercato.

Bologna have also been linked with the 21-year-old, who has been compared to Inter playmaker Christian Eriksen.

Sampdoria are hoping to win the race for Lindstrom, but he is contracted to remain at Brondby until 2023.

Renato Sanches touted for Roma switch


Lille midfielder Renato Sanches is being touted for a summer switch to Roma - according to Corriere Dello Sport.

The Giallorossi are planning to make a move for the 23-year-old if they can raise enough funds through player sales this summer.

Sanches could link up with fellow Portuguese Jose Mourinho at Roma, but he is contracted to remain at Lille until 2023.

Chelsea to open extension talks with Broja


Chelsea are ready to open contract extension talks with Armando Broja - according to The Sun.

The 19-year-old has enjoyed an impressive season on loan in the Eredivisie with Vitesse, and the Blues are now ready to hand him a fresh long-term deal.

Broja, whose current contract at Chelsea expires in 2022, has hit 10 goals in 28 league appearances for Vitesse in 2020-21, helping them rise to fourth in the table.

Tottenham target Besiktas striker Larin


Tottenham have identified Besiktas striker Cyle Larin as a transfer target - according to 90min.

West Ham have also been linked with the 26-year-old, who is now approaching the final year of his contract.

Besiktas may be forced to cash in on Larin in the summer window, with Spurs looking to bring him onto their books as a replacement for Benfica loanee Carlos Vinicius.

Cyle Larin. Besiktas vs Hatayspor

Guardiola reveals 'exceptional' Zinchenko rejected transfer offers


Man City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that Oleksandr Zinchenko rejected transfer offers last summer while describing the defender as an "exceptional" talent.

Zinchenko is currently enjoying arguably his best season yet at Etihad Stadium, having initially been snapped up from Russian outfit FC Ufa in 2016.

The 24-year-old was heavily linked with a move away from City following an underwhelming 2019-20 campaign, with Guardiola now confirming that he chose to stay and fight for his place after generating interest from a number of clubs.

Read the full story on Goal.

Inter interested in Udinese's Barak


Udinese midfielder Antonin Barak is the subject of interest from Inter - according to Calcio Mercato.

Antonio Conte is eager to bring the 26-year-old to San Siro as he seeks to reinforce his squad following their 2020-21 Serie A triumph.

Barak is currently on loan at Hellas Verona, where he has scored seven goals in 31 league appearances to date.

Mourinho wants Belotti at Roma


Jose Mourinho wants to bring Andrea Belotti to Roma from Torino - according to Corriere Dello Sport.

The 27-year-old is at the top of the Portuguese's list of targets as he prepares to replace Paulo Fonseca in the Stadio Olimpico dugout this summer.

Paris Saint-Germain's Mauro Icardi is also on Mourinho's list, while he is eager to keen star forward Edin Dzeko at Roma.

Andrea Belotti Torino Serie A

Everton plotting Anguissa swoop


Everton are plotting a summer swoop for Fulham midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa - according to The Mirror.

Carlo Ancelotti is a keen admirer of the 25-year-old, who could be available for around £25 million ($35m) when the transfer market reopens.

Fulham are resigned to lose Anguissa once their relegation to the Championship is confirmed, with Everton poised to make an official bid.

Juve declare De Ligt not for sale


Juventus have declared that Matthijs de Ligt is not for sale - according to Tuttosport.

Chelsea and Barcelona have reportedly sounded out the Bianconeri over possible summer moves for the 21-year-old, but they have no plans to sanction his departure.

De Ligt still has three years to run on his current contract, and has featured in 31 games across all competitions for Juve in 2020-21.

Matthijs De Ligt - Juventus
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Chelsea determined to win Kane race (Football Insider)


Blues eager to bring in Tottenham star

Chelsea are determined to win the race for Tottenham striker Harry Kane - according to Football Insider.

The Blues have identified the 27-year-old, who has also been linked with Manchester United and Manchester City, as a top target ahead of the summer transfer window.

Kane is reportedly valued in excess of £100 million ($140m0, but it has been suggested he will push to leave Spurs in order to fulfil his trophy ambitions.

Harry Kane, Tottenham 2020-21

Stuttgart eager to keep hold of Arsenal's Mavropanos


Stuttgart are eager to keep hold of Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos - according to Kicker.

The German club are already in talks with Gunners officials over extending the 23-year-old's loan deal by an extra year.

Mavropanos, whose current deal at Arsenal is due to run until 2023, has made 20 Bundesliga appearances for Stuttgart to date.

Man Utd to double Fernandes salary


Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes is to see his wage packet double in size over the summer, according to the Sun

Fernandes has proved a fantastic acquisition for the Reds since joining from Sporting, and the club will now push his salary to £200,000-a-week in order to tie him down to Old Trafford.

Cavani offered £250k a week to stay at Man Utd


Club keen to retain Uruguayan for another year

Manchester United are considering a lucrative new deal to persuade Edinson Cavani to stay, claims the Sun

The Uruguayan, who is a target for Argentine giants Boca Juniors, would see his wages increased to a massive £250k a week in order to play another year in the Premier League. 

Aston Villa urged to complete Tuanzebe deal


Gabby Agbonlahor hopes that former Aston Villa loanee Axel Tuanzebe can be lured back to Birmingham in the coming transfer window. 

“He’s the sort of player that would push the two Villa centre-halves at the moment," Agbonlahor told Football Insider of the Manchester United defender. 

“He’s got great pace, he’s a great player and he’s played at Aston Villa before. He can play at right-back too so he can fill in at that position.

“One hundred per cent, it’s something Villa should be looking at."

Mourinho warned off Dier and Hojbjerg


New Roma boss Jose Mourinho has been told he can forget about bolstering his squad with a raid on Tottenham, reports the Sun

The ex-Spurs boss is interested in bringing Eric Dier and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg to the Italian capital, but the Londoners insist the pair are not for sale.

Man Utd line up £80m Sancho bid (Daily Star)


England forward preferred to more expensive Haaland

Manchester United will make Jadon Sancho their top transfer priority over the summer, claims the Daily Star

The Reds are lining up a £80 million bid for Sancho, while cooling their interest in his Borussia Dortmund team-mate Erling Haaland who has been valued as high as £150m and is out of the club's price range.

Jadon Sancho Dortmund 2020-21
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Leicester step up Edouard pursuit


Leicester City are stepping up their pursuit of Celtic star Odsonne Edouard, reports the Daily Record

The French striker's future at Parkhead is uncertain, with the Bhoys still yet to name a replacement for former manager Neil Lennon.

Kane to ask Tottenham to consider sale (Sun)


Man Utd a possible destination for forward

Tottenham star Harry Kane will ask his club to consider listening to bids for his services this summer, reports the Sun

One of the clubs in the running for the England striker is Manchester United, who are lining up a huge offer to add him to their forward line. 

Ajax to rival Man Utd for Sulemana


Ajax have joined Manchester United in the race for Ghanaian wonderkid, Kamaldeen Sulemana, reports the Daily Mail

Sulemana, 19, is currently playing for Denmark's Nordsjaelland, who rejected a £10 million ($14m) bid for his services from Ajax in January.