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West Ham eye audacious £18m Ceballos move

2019-04-25T22:59:14Z

West Ham are eyeing up an audacious move for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, according to the Mirror.

Los Blancos are planning a major squad overhaul this summer and the 22-year-old could be among those to be shipped out.

It is understood that Real would prefer a loan, but the Hammers have been made aware that a bid of as little as £18m (€21m/$23m) could be enough to secure his services.

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Silva could extend Baines, Jagielka deals

2019-04-25T22:30:36Z

Marco Silva has hinted that the club may extend the contracts of Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka through next season, according to the Mirror.

Baines, 34 and Jagielka, 37 both have terms that expire this summer, but the Toffees manager is keen to retain their dressing-room influence and off-field experience for another season.

The defenders are no longer first-choice in their positions, losing out to Lucas Digne and a partnership of Michael Keane and Kurt Zouma, respectively, but are the club's captain and vice-captain, roles they would be expected to retain next year.

Barcelona preparing £100m bid for Rashford

2019-04-25T22:00:29Z

Barcelona are preparing a massive £100m (€116m/$129m) bid for Manchester United's Marcus Rashford this summer, according to the Daily Mail.

The 21-year-old forward has just one year left to run on his contract and United could be forced to sell the hugely popular figure if he does not renew.

He has hit 13 goals and notched nine assists in 44 games across all competitions this season, including a memorable penalty against Paris Saint-Germain to knock them out of the competition.

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Smith braced for summer Grealish bids

2019-04-25T21:30:16Z

Aston Villa boss Dean Smtih thinks it would be "crazy" if the club did not receive offers for star midfielder Jack Grealish this summer, according to Football London.

Grealish was seemingly on the verge of a switch to Tottenham last summer, but the deal fell through and he stayed in the Championship.

The 23-year-old has excelled this campaign, managing six goals and six assists from 30 Championship appearances.

Real Madrid in talks for Ndombele

2019-04-25T21:00:43Z

Real Madrid have held "positive talks" with Tanguy Ndombele's representatives recently, according to Foot Mercato.

The Lyon midfielder, 22, has also garnered interest from Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain, but Los Blancos are the frontrunners.

Ndombele has made 44 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring twice and recording six assists.

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PL trio eyeing €30m Meunier

2019-04-25T20:30:22Z

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are all keeping an eye on Paris Saint-Germain's Thomas Meunier, according to RMC Sport.

The Belgian right-back is tempted to seek greener pastures as he competes for game-time with Dani Alves and has made no secret of his admiration for the Red Devils, in particular.

PSG have not offered Meunier a new deal and could be tempted to sell for as little as €30m (£26m/$33.4m).

Tottenham slap £130m price tag on Eriksen

2019-04-25T20:00:57Z

Tottenham will hold out for £130m (€150.5m/$167m) when Real Madrid come calling for Christian Eriksen, according to the Daily Mail.

The Dane has just a year left on his contract and Los Blancos may be tempted to wait a season and pick the playmaker up on a free transfer unless he forces his way out of London.

Eriksen, 27, has nine goals and 17 assists from 45 games in all competitions.

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Chelsea to keep Zouma

2019-04-25T19:30:41Z

Chelsea will reportedly resist any Everton attempts to sign Kurt Zouma permanently this summer if their transfer ban is upheld, according to The Sun.

The French defender is on loan at Goodison Park and the Toffees are interested in making the move permanent, but Chelsea will not risk a sale if they cannot replace him.

Zouma has made 33 appearances in all competitions for Everton this season in his second loan spell away from Stamford Bridge, having previously spent time at Stoke City.

Man Utd consider Richarlison

2019-04-25T19:00:04Z

Manchester United are considering signing Everton forward Richarlison this summer, according to The Telegraph.

The Brazilian has hit 13 Premier League goals in 33 games for the Toffees since joining from Watford and reuniting with Marco Silva.

He can play across the forward line and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is thought to see his versatility as valuable as he tries to overhaul his squad.

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Lazaar wants Wednesday stay

2019-04-25T18:30:29Z

Achraf Lazaar has suggested he would like to stay at loan club Sheffield Wednesday when his temporary deal expires at the end of the season. 

The 27-year-old left-back has made four Championship appearances and hopes to continue with the Owls rather than return to parent club Newcastle United.

Rafa Benitez does not appear to see the full-back in his plans and is unlikely to stand in the way of a move, but given the defender has two years left on his contract, Wednesday may have to stump up more than they might like for the player.

£43m Neres offers Arsenal and Liverpool transfer hope

2019-04-25T18:00:05Z

David Neres has dropped a hint that he would be open to a departure this summer, with Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly interested.

The tricky winger has excelled for Ajax this season, scoring eight goals and recording 11 assists in 29 Eredivisie appearances to date.

His price tag is estimated to be around £43m (€50m/$55m) and Borussia Dortmund, Roma and Everton are also reportedly monitoring his situation.

Read the full story right here on Goal!

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Courtois happy at Real Madrid

2019-04-25T17:00:00Z

Thibaut Courtois remains relaxed and happy at Real Madrid, according to ESPN.

The Belgian goalkeeper is yet to figure under Zinedine Zidane, sparking talk of a possible summer exit, but he remains keen to prove his worth to a returning coach at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Chelsea target Coutinho as Hazard replacement

2019-04-25T16:30:00Z

Chelsea are considering a move for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho, should they lose Eden Hazard this summer.

The Belgian has been linked with a big-money move to Real Madrid and is expected to depart the Blues at the end of the season.

According to El Confidencial, officials at Stamford Bridge see Coutinho as the ideal replacement and believe they could even secure his services for around £86million ($111m).

However, any deal for the former Liverpool man would be dependent on Chelsea’s transfer embargo being delayed this summer.

Malcom distanced from transfer talk

2019-04-25T16:00:00Z

The agent of Barcelona forward Malcom has sought to distance his client from reports suggesting that a summer switch to AC Milan could be on the cards.

The Brazilian, who has also been linked with Inter and Tottenham, is not in discussions with any suitors.

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Arsenal to sign teenage Brazilian forward Martinelli

2019-04-25T15:30:54Z

Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Ituano FC attacker Gabriel Martinelli this summer, Goal understands.

The Gunners have been long time admirers of the 17-year-old, and have spent the last several months scouting the youngster.

Martinelli can play anywhere across the frontline and is expected to cost Arsenal around £6 million ($7.7m).

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Conte tops Roma's wishlist

2019-04-25T15:00:00Z

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is the man Roma want to fill their managerial hot seat this summer, reports the Evening Standard.

The Italian has been out of work since leaving Stamford Bridge, but could inherit the reins from Claudio Ranieri at Stadio Olimpico this summer as Roma have cooled their interest in Maurizio Sarri.

Atletico readying move for Mata

2019-04-25T14:30:00Z

Atletico Madrid are planning to make a move for Juan Mata as he heads towards free agency, claims Sport.

The Manchester United midfielder is approaching the end of his current contract at Old Trafford and may be offered a route back to his native Spain.

Barcelona want to get rid of Arda

2019-04-25T13:45:00Z

Barcelona are eager to find a buyer for Arda Turan this summer, claims Sport.

The Turkish midfielder is tied to terms at Camp Nou through to 2020 but, having taken in a loan spell at Istanbul Basaksehir, he forms no part of future plans at his parent club.

Arsenal enter hunt for Andre Gomes

2019-04-25T13:30:00Z

Arsenal are planning to rival Premier League rivals Everton for the signing of Andre Gomes, according to ESPN.

The Portugal international has spent the 2018-19 campaign on loan at Goodison Park from Barcelona, with his efforts catching the eye of those in north London.

Liverpool won't swoop for Insigne

2019-04-25T13:08:24Z

Jurgen Klopp has ruled out a summer raid from Liverpool for Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne.

The Reds boss has said: "He is a very good player but he has a long-term contract at Napoli. We will not even try it.”

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Liverpool's Grujic wants to stay at Hertha Berlin

2019-04-25T12:59:16Z

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic wants to remain at Hertha Berlin, where he is currently plying his trade on a season-long loan - as per ESPN.

The Reds value the Serbian star at €40 million ($35m, £45m) and Atletico Madrid are reportedly weighing up a summer swoop for his signature.

However, Grujic feels he is not worth such a lucrative fee, as he told reporters: "It's too much money. Even I wouldn't pay that for myself."

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Inter set to offer Sanchez a way out of Man Utd

2019-04-25T12:36:37Z

Sanchez touted for San Siro move

Inter are prepared to offer Manchester United winger Alexis Sanchez a way out of Old Trafford, but only if he drops his hefty wage demands.

According to The Independent, the Red Devils want the Chilean off their books, but his £500,000 per week wages are proving to be a stumbling block with potential suitors.

Sanchez's representatives are considering whether or not a San Siro switch would be worth the pay-cut, with the transfer window set to reopen in May.

Leipzig eyeing swoop for Roma striker Dzeko

2019-04-25T12:29:54Z

AS Roma centre-forward Edin Dzeko is the subject of interest from RB Leipzig, according to ESPN.

The Bosnian has reportedly turned down a move to West Ham and the Bundesliga giants are on the lookout for a replacement for the outgoing Timo Werner.

Dzeko has contributed eight goals and four assists in 28 Serie A matches for Roma this season.

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Reading star urges 'warrior' Miazga to leave Chelsea

2019-04-25T11:58:14Z

Reading forward Yakou Meite is hoping that USMNT defender Matt Miazga leaves Chelsea and joins them on a permanent deal in the summer.

Miazga has been a revelation for the Royals since signing on loan in January, helping to, barring an unlikely set of results in the last two games, keep them in the Championship amid fears they would suffer relegation.

Meite, who has five goals in his last six for the Royals, wants Miazga, whose performances saw him claim the club's Player of the Month award for March, to stay with the club beyond his loan contract.

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Cologne interested in Huddersfield's Durm

2019-04-25T11:29:03Z

Huddersfield defender Erik Durm is the subject of interest from FC Cologne, according to the Express via Spox.

The 26-year-old will become a free agent this summer with no offer of an extension at the John Smith's Stadium yet on the table.

Durm, who signed for the Terriers from Borussia Dortmund last year, has racked up 28 Premier League appearances this season.

Real Madrid set to renew Valverde's contract

2019-04-25T10:59:55Z

Real Madrid are prepared to offer Federico Valverde a new contract at Santiago Bernabeu - according to Marca.

Zinedine Zidane has a very high opinion of the 19-year-old, whose current deal is set to expire in 2023.

Valverde has earned 22 appearances across all competitions for Madrid this season.

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Lukaku hints at Man Utd exit

2019-04-25T10:30:00Z

Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has hinted he could leave Old Trafford, confessing it is "a dream" of his to play in Serie A one day.

The 25-year-old has spent the last two years of his career at the Theatre of Dreams, having secured a big-money transfer from Everton in 2017.

Lukaku has recently found himself playing second fiddle to Marcus Rashford up front under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and speculation over a summer transfer to Serie A has been rife.

Read the full story on Goal.

Hazard offered £400k-a-week by Madrid

2019-04-25T10:00:00Z

Eden Hazard has been offered a stunning £400,000-a-week deal by Real Madrid, reports The Sun.

The Chelsea forward is due to be out of contract at Stamford Bridge in 2020 and continues to be linked with a big-money summer switch to Spain as a result.

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Odegaard is not for sale

2019-04-25T09:46:13Z

Real Madrid have no intention of allowing Martin Odegaard to leave the Santiago Bernabeu on a permanent basis, reports Marca.

The Norwegian youngster is being linked with a summer switch to Ajax but while another loan is possible, the Blancos will not be parting with his potential.

'Vital that Spurs keep Eriksen'

2019-04-25T09:30:00Z

Danny Rose considers it to be “vital” that Christian Eriksen is retained by Tottenham, with a man yet to commit to a new contract continuing to be linked with the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid.

The Spurs defender has said: "It's obviously vital [that he stays]. If you look over the five years that the manager's been here, Christian has played the most games and that says a lot."

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Long unsure on Southampton future

2019-04-25T09:00:00Z

Shane Long is unable to predict with any certainity what his future will hold at Southampton.

He has told the Daily Echo: "I have only got a year left on my contract and I don’t think I’ve earned the right to go knocking on the door and asking for more years.

"If it does come to it at the end of the season and I’m not wanted anymore, then I will still look back on my career at Southampton as a good time and something to be really proud of.

"It’s hard to validate giving a new deal out if you aren’t getting the goals or the results on the pitch."

Eriksson keen on Scotland job

2019-04-25T08:30:00Z

Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has expressed his interest in becoming the next Scotland manager, claims the Daily Record.

The Swede is among those to have thrown their hat into the ring to succeed Alex McLeish.

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Real Madrid set to offload Llorente and Ceballos

2019-04-25T07:58:37Z

Real Madrid duo Marcos Llorente and Dani Ceballos have been tipped for summer exits, according to Marca.

Llorente has only featured in five La Liga matches for the Blancos this season, while Ceballos has also been deemed surplus to requirements by Zinedine Zidane.

The pair could end up leaving the club on loan, having also been on the fringes of the action during the Frenchman's first spell in charge at Santiago Bernabeu.

Transfer talk has turned Pogba's head, says Neville

2019-04-25T07:29:00Z

Paul Pogba does not want to be at Manchester United, claims Gary Neville, with transfer talk and the influence of his agent, Mino Raiola, leading the Real Madrid-linked midfielder to have his head turned.

Questions have been asked of the Frenchman’s future throughout the 2018-19 campaign.

Neville believes his days in England could now be numbered, with his focus shifting amid reports of interest being shown from afar.

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Wolves interested in Besiktas defender Vida

2019-04-25T06:58:38Z

Besiktas centre-back Domagoj Vida has emerged as a transfer target for Wolves, according to the Birmingham Mail.

The 29-year-old is contracted to remain in Turkey until 2022, but his current club may be open to offers amid financial issues.

Vida was one of the stars of Croatia's run to the 2018 World Cup final and Inter Milan are also interested in landing his signature.

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Juventus target Madrid's Keylor Navas

2019-04-25T06:29:22Z

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas is the subject of interest from Juventus, according to Don Balon.

The Bianconeri want the Costa Rican star to replace Wojciech Szczesny as their number one next season.

Navas has found regular playing time hard to come by at Santiago Bernabeu since the arrival of Thibaut Courtois last year and he is thusly seeking a summer exit.

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Arsenal want either Umtiti or Keane to replace Mustafi

2019-04-25T06:11:35Z

Arsenal have identified Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti and Everton star Michael Keane as possible replacements for Shkodran Mustafi - as The Sun reports.

The Gunners are aiming to cash in on the error-prone 27-year-old to raise more funds for summer transfers.

Umtiti is set to leave Camp Nou at the end of the season, while Keane has been on Arsenal's radar for some time after earning positive scouting reports.

Zidane looking to add Sancho to Real Madrid ranks

2019-04-25T05:03:27Z

Sancho is on Zidane's radar at Santiago Bernabeu

Zinedine Zidane wants to bring Jadon Sancho to Real Madrid, according to Bild.

It would take €180 million ($200 million) to bring the Dortmund star to Spain as his value continues to rise.

Zidane is expected to spend big this summer as he looks to rebuild Real Madrid with younger talent.

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Solskjaer agrees with Keane jibes

2019-04-25T03:36:52Z

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer agreed with former team-mate Roy Keane, adding that Manchester United need the "right characters" to progress as a club.

The Red Devils were beaten handily by Manchester City on Wednesday and, with a big overhaul expected this summer, Solskjaer says Man Utd aren't where they need to be.

Read what Solskjaer had to say on Goal!

Inter to choose between Spaletti and Conte

2019-04-25T03:15:20Z

Inter Milan are set to choose between Luciano Spaletti and Antonio Conte, according to Gianluca DiMarzio per Fedenerazzurra.

Spaletti is currently in charge with the club, but the prospect of firing former Chelsea boss Conte gives the club a difficult decision this summer

“Inter have not decided on who is going to be the coach next season," Di Marzio said on Sky.

"They must choose between Luciano Spalletti, who has a good chance of staying, or Conte.”

Real Madrid wait on Premier League offer for Bale

2019-04-24T22:42:33Z

The Blancos are hoping to send the Welsh star back to England

Real Madrid are waiting for a Premier League team to make an offer for Gareth Bale, according to Radioestadio.

The club has recently fielded interest from China, but Madrid will wait it out for a team from the Premier League to get involved.

Bale has been widely linked with a Real Madrid departure as the club is expected to rebuild this summer following a frustrating La Liga campaign.

Bayern still thinking of Hudson-Odoi move

2019-04-24T22:40:10Z

Bayern Munich are still intrigued by Callum Hudson-Odoi despite his recent injury.

Uli Hoeness says the club cannot comment on the Chelsea winger, but admitted that Bayern management is still keeping an eye on a potential move.

Read what Hoeness had to say on Goal!

Brilliant players will not want to sign for Man Utd - Keane

2019-04-24T22:36:17Z

Former Manchester United man Roy Keane questioned why any top players would want to sign for his former club.

The Red Devils were defeated by Manchester City on Wednesday and face missing out on Champions League football next season, a fact that caused Keane to wonder why big names would join the club.

Read what Keane had to say on Goal!

Guerreiro nears contract extension with Dortmund

2019-04-24T22:33:23Z

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc says Raphael Guerreiro is nearing a new deal with the club.

The Portuguese defender's contract runs through 2020 and the club is hoping to tie him down to new terms to avoid losing him for free in January.

"Negotiations are ongoing," Zorc told Ruhr News.

Ajax eye Odegaard as Ziyech replacement

2019-04-24T22:19:21Z

Ajax are eyeing Norwegian star Martin Odegaard to replace Hakim Ziyech should the midfielder depart this summer, according to VI.

Ziyech has shined in the Eredivisie and Champions League, helping guide the club to the semi-finals of the latter tournament.

And Odegaard is seen as an ideal replacement, having spent this season on loan at Vitesse after signing for Real Madrid in 2015.