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Mason heading for Canada

2021-05-10T22:00:17Z

Canadian side Cavalry FC have signed Joe Mason from MK Dons.

The forward has signed a multi-year deal, completing the move on a free transfer.

“He has a very strong pedigree given his playing background and he’s an extremely clever forward that will undoubtedly raise the quality of our team,” Cavalry head coach Tommy Wheeldon said.

Bradford axe Trueman and Sellars

2021-05-10T21:30:35Z

Bradford City have axed joint managers Mark Trueman and Conor Sellars.

The pair took charge in December, but the club are now looking elsewhere.

“Both men were fearless in taking on a formidable task in December, and faced the challenge with everything they had," chief executive Ryan Sparks said.

“After saving us from potentially dropping out of the division, we wanted a strong finish to the season to give us momentum, heading into next. This has not transpired."

Arsenal have no interest in Camavinga

2021-05-10T21:00:13Z

Arsenal’s reported interest in Eduardo Camavinga has been described as “absolute rubbish.”

Reports in France claimed the Gunners were looking at the 18-year-old, but Football.London says it has been told by sources close to the midfielder that there is nothing in the reports.

Lille keen on Bayern's Nubel

2021-05-10T20:30:57Z

Lille are pushing to sign Bayern Munich goalkeeper Alexandre Nubel on loan.

Nubel is keen to secure regular playing time, with Manuel Neuer ahead of him at Bayern.

According to Loic Tanzi, Ligue 1 leaders Lille want to sign the 24-year-old on a two-year deal, and talks are underway with Bayern.

Flick set for three-year Germany deal

2021-05-10T20:00:28Z

Hansi Flick will be handed a three-year deal to take charge of the Germany national side.

Flick is to depart Bayern Munich at the end of the season, and has been widely tipped as the successor to Joachim Low with the national team.

There has been no confirmation, but Abendzeitung claims a three-year deal is on the table.

Groningen sign Kasanwirjo

2021-05-10T19:30:50Z

The Eredivisie club have signed the teenage defender on a free transfer from Ajax.

'He's been unbelievable' - Priceless Cavani brings more to Man Utd than goals

2021-05-10T18:55:17Z

Edinson Cavani has shined since making the move to Manchester United, and the club will now benefit from having the Uruguayan for at least a little while longer.

Cavani signed a new deal with the club on Monday, which is great news for a Man Utd team that benefits from more than just his goals.

Read the full story on Goal!

Union set to sign Hungarian midfielder

2021-05-10T18:15:56Z

The Philadelphia Union are set to sign Daniel Gazdag from Hungarian side Honved, according to MLSSoccer.com.

Gazdag had 13 goals and six assists in 30 appearances this year for Honved, where he was one of the better players in the Hungarian league.

The 25-year-old midfielder will serve as the Union's new No. 10 following Brenden Aaronson's departure this past winter. 

Gallagher hopes to earn Chelsea role

2021-05-10T17:30:27Z

Chelsea's Conor Gallagher, currently on loan at West Brom, is set to turn down temporary moves this summer as he looks to fight for a place at Stamford Bridge, reports the Sun.

The midfielder has been one of the few bright spots at West Brom this season, where he has made 28 appearances for the relegation-bound club.

Leeds, Crystal Palace and Newcastle are among the teams that would be interested in securing Gallagher's services, either temporarily or permanently. 

Taarabt opens up on failed PSG move

2021-05-10T17:00:45Z

Adel Taarabt has opened up on his failed move to Paris Saint-Germain, while also discussing his AC Milan departure and the reasons why he has finally settled at Benfica.

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Koeman's future at Barca in doubt

2021-05-10T16:30:52Z

Ronald Koeman’s future at Barcelona has been cast into doubt.

Koeman claims he has the backing of president Joan Laporta, but ESPN suggests the Dutchman’s future beyond the end of the season is far from secure.

According to ESPN, “several directors feel Koeman's style of play doesn't fit with the club's long-term goals and would dispense of him even if Barca end the season winning a domestic double.”

Bruce informs Arsenal of Willock transfer plan

2021-05-10T15:00:00Z

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says a permanent deal for Joe Willock will be discussed this summer, while suitors of Allan Saint-Maximin have been warned that the winger is not for sale.

Bruce has told talkSPORT of an on-loan midfielder: "I’m sure Arsenal will have big discussions this summer, but if there’s a possibility that we can bring him back we’d love to do it."

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Leeds made aware of Lang's asking price

2021-05-10T14:30:00Z

Leeds will need to stump up around €25 million (£22m/$30m) if they want to lure Noa Lang away from Club Brugge, claims GVA.

The 21-year-old winger is currently on loan in Belgium, but that deal will be made permanent and another big-money bid would be required in order to take him elsewhere.

Departure from Arsenal

2021-05-10T14:26:43Z

New arrival at West Ham

2021-05-10T14:26:15Z

Barca in talks with Aguero & Depay

2021-05-10T14:00:00Z

Barcelona are, according to Fabrizio Romano, is talks with representatives of Sergio Aguero and Memphis Depay.

The Manchester City and Lyon forwards will become free agents in the summer, with those at Camp Nou putting groundwork in place before definitive recruitment calls are made.

Marseille looking into Guendouzi deal

2021-05-10T13:30:00Z

Marseille are, according to L'Equipe, looking into a deal for Matteo Guendouzi.

The French midfielder, who has spent the 2020-21 campaign on loan at Hertha Berlin, is out of favour at Arsenal and expected to be on the move this summer.

Cavani signs Man Utd extension (Fabrizio Romano)

2021-05-10T13:03:22Z

Red Devils tie Uruguayan striker down to fresh terms

Dembele yet to say yes to Barca extension offer

2021-05-10T13:00:00Z

Ousmane Dembele has not yet said yes to Barcelona's offer of a contract extension - according to RMC Sport.

The Blaugrana want the Frenchman to commit to fresh terms at Camp Nou beyond 2022, but may be forced to cash in on the winger this summer if he continues to stall on a renewal.

Dembele has appeared in 41 games across all competitions for Barca so far this term, scoring ten goals.

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New deal for Liverpool youngster

2021-05-10T12:59:18Z

Martinez 'open to all directions' when he leaves Bayern

2021-05-10T12:00:00Z

Javi Martinez has insisted that he will be "open to all directions" after his Bayern Munich departure at the end of the season.

Martinez will officially leave Allianz Arena when his contract expires in June, having spent the last nine years of his career with the German champions.

The 32-year-old has won all the top honours in the game during his time with Bayern, but has yet to decide on his next move, with his focus currently locked on wrapping up the 2020-21 campaign in strong fashion.

Read the full story on Goal.

Romagnoli eager to stay at Milan

2021-05-10T12:00:00Z

Alessio Romagnoli is eager to stay at Milan beyond the end of the season - as Calcio Mercato reports.

The 26-year-old has been linked with a move away from San Siro after falling down the squad pecking order, but he wants to remain in the Italian capital and fight for his place.

Romagnoli's current contract expires in 2022, and Milan are happy to keep the club captain for the time being.

Santo touted for Aston Villa job

2021-05-10T11:30:00Z

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has been touted for the top job at Aston Villa - according to Football Insider.

The Portuguese tactician's agent Jorge Mendes is trying to sort out a move away from Molinuex after a turbulent 2020-21 campaign.

Dean Smith's position at Villa is not completely secure, and the owners could draft Santo in as his replacement this summer.

Herrerin to leave Athletic Club this summer

2021-05-10T10:59:48Z

Milan want Tomori on permanent deal - Pioli

2021-05-10T10:30:00Z

Stefano Pioli has confirmed AC Milan want to sign Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori on a permanent deal.

Tomori moved to Milan on loan in January after falling down the squad pecking order at Stamford Bridge, and has since rediscovered his best form at San Siro.

The 23-year-old played a starring role once again as the Rossoneri beat arch-rivals Juventus 3-0 in Serie A on Sunday, with Pioli revealing after the game that the club intends to exercise their £26 million ($37m) purchase option on the centre-back.

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Salah not heading back to Chelsea (Athletic)

2021-05-10T10:00:00Z

Reds won't sell to domestic rival

There is no chance of Mohamed Salah retracing his steps to Chelsea in the next window, claims The Athletic.

A stunning return to Stamford Bridge for the Egyptian forward has been mooted, but Liverpool are not about to part with a prized asset - particularly in a deal involving a domestic rival.

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Everton eyeing marquee addition

2021-05-10T09:30:00Z

Everton are in the market for an "A-list right winger", reports Football Insider.

Carlo Ancelotti is eager to bolster his ranks at Goodison Park and has made the addition of a proven forward on the flanks a top priority.

Dortmund won't listen to offers for Bellingham

2021-05-10T09:00:00Z

Borussia Dortmund consider Jude Bellingham to be "untouchable" and will not be listening to offers, claims Fabrizio Romano.

The 17-year-old has sparked talk of interest from Chelsea, but his Bundesliga employers have no intention of parting with the England international midfielder.

Kane open to Barcelona move

2021-05-10T08:30:00Z

Harry Kane would be willing to consider a move to Barcelona, reports Sport.

The Tottenham striker is seeing a summer switch mooted - with Manchester United also said to be keen - as major silverware has remained elusive in north London.

Watford in talks to sign River Plate striker Rafael Borre

2021-05-10T08:00:00Z

Watford are in talks to sign River Plate striker Rafael Borre - according to The Sun.

The 25-year-old's current contract is about to expire, and the Hornets are eager to bring him in on a free transfer.

Borre took in a spell at Atletico Madrid earlier in his career, with Watford hopeful he has the pedigree to help them stay in the Premier League next season.

Barca ready to re-ignite Lautaro interest

2021-05-10T07:30:00Z

Barcelona are ready to re-ignite their interest in Inter's Lautaro Martinez - as Calcio Mercato reports.

The Spanish giants tried and failed to sign the Argentine striker last summer, but are now planning to launch a €60 million (£52m/$73m) summer bid.

Inter could be open to the offer amid their financial crisis, but Lautaro has insisted that he is happy at San Siro with his contract set to run until 2023.

Mbappe stalling PSG contract talks

2021-05-10T07:00:00Z

Kylian Mbappe is stalling in contract talks with Paris Saint-Germain - according to Telefoot.

The 22-year-old's current deal expires in 2022, and he has been heavily linked with Real Madrid.

Neymar committed to fresh terms through to 2025 last week, but Mbappe's future remains up in the air heading towards the summer transfer window.

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Man City in pole position to sign Espanyol's Fernandez

2021-05-10T06:30:00Z

Manchester City are in pole position to sign Espanyol teenager Mateo Fernandez - according to The Sun.

Pep Guardiola is eager to bring in the 17-year-old as he seeks attacking reinforcements ahead of Sergio Aguero's departure in the summer.

Fernandez is elible to play for both Spain and England, with City confident he has the technical ability to star in the Premier League.

Pirlo won't resign

2021-05-10T02:30:00Z

Andrea Pirlo has said he has no intention of stepping down as the manager of Juventus even as their slump could lead to them missing Champions League qualification.

The first-year manager has been under intense pressure lately with his men winning just two of their past five matches and falling 3-0 to AC Milan on Sunday.

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Cameron nearing FC Cincy deal

2021-05-10T01:30:49Z

Former Stoke City and QPR defender Geoff Cameron is close to joining FC Cincinnati, reports The Enquirer.

The 35-year-old spent nearly 10 years in England, playing 180 matches for Stoke between 2012 and 2018 before joining QPR.

Cameron has earned 55 caps for the USMNT.

Bailey says he will one day consider MLS

2021-05-10T00:30:00Z

Al-Hilal announce Marega deal

2021-05-09T23:30:00Z

Al-Hilal have confirmed the signing of Moussa Marega on a free transfer from Porto.

The 30-year-old spent four seasons with Porto and will now continue his career in Saudi Arabia.

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Bayern consider entering Sancho race (The Telegraph)

2021-05-09T22:55:00Z

The Bavarians could raid Dortmund yet again to weaken one of their top rivals

Bayern Munich are considering a move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, according to The Telegraph.

The Bavarians are reportedly waiting to strike for Sancho's team-mate Erling Haaland in the summer of 2022, but they could deal another blow to their Bundesliga rivals by stealing away the young English attacker who is also being chased by Manchester United.

Watford enter Borre talks

2021-05-09T22:46:00Z

Watford have entered talks with River Plate striker Rafael Borre over a potential free transfer, writes The Sun.

Borre spent time earlier in his career in the Atletico Madrid system and played 17 La Liga games for Villarreal in 2016-17 before heading back to South America.

After earning promotion to the Premier League, Watford are eager to fill out their squad with affordable players bigger clubs may be overlooking.

Soumare to Leicester expected to be completed soon

2021-05-09T22:37:39Z

PSG re-sign Arsenal-linked Draxler (L'Equipe)

2021-05-09T22:26:57Z

The playmaker had been connected with the Gunners as well as a move back to Germany

Julian Draxler has signed a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain, reports L'Equipe, with the attacking midfielder's new deal lasting for three years.

The reported deal comes shortly after Neymar's announced extension, making it an important week for the future of PSG's lineup. Kylian Mbappe, however, remains without a fresh contract.

Draxler, 27, admitted last fall that he had considered moving on from his French team. Since then, Arsenal and Bayern Munich have been among the organisations said to be eyeing his services. Now, though, he will play out the rest of his 20s in Ligue 1.

Camavinga linked to PSG

2021-05-09T22:00:00Z

Coveted 18-year-old midfielder Eduardo Camavinga continues to be linked with Paris Saint-Germain, with Telefoot becoming the latest outlet to report the connection.

The Rennes star has plenty of interest from other clubs in Europe, including Barcelona, however PSG hope he can be swayed to remain in his home nation for a while longer.