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Chelsea lead Lewandowski race

Chelsea are leading the race to sign Robert Lewandowski ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United, according to The Sun

The Bayern Munich striker is reported to want to move to England this summer and that was the rationale for his change in agent.

Lewandowski's current contract at the Allianz Arena runs until June 2021.

Pogba being shopped to Madrid

Paul Pogba Manchester United

Paul Pogba is being shopped to Real Madrid by his agent and is ready to quit Manchester United if Jose Mourinho remains as manager, according to The Sun

The midfielder and his manager have a fractured relationship and Mino Raiola is reportedly talking with the La Liga giants about a summer escape plan. 

Dembele eyes Chelsea loan

Ousmane Dembele Barcelona

Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is open to the idea of joining Chelsea on loan in 2018-19, reports El Gol Digital.

The France international has endured an injury-hit debut campaign at Camp Nou and believes a spell elsewhere could help him to rediscover his spark.

Klopp targets £20m Cook

Lewis Cook Bournemouth 20092016

Liverpool are considering a move for Bournemouth's Lewis Cook as they identify possible replacements for Emre Can, claims The Sun.

The Reds are set to lose a Germany international midfielder to free agency in the summer and will look to cover his departure with a £20 million move for an England U21 international.

City keen on Kimpembe

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Manchester City will look to further bolster their defensive unit with a move for Paris Saint-Germanin's Presnel Kimpembe, according to Le 10 Sport.

Pep Guardiola spent big on Aymeric Laporte during the winter window but is eager to bring in another option for the present and future.

No Lewy contact with Madrid

Robert Lewandowski Bayern 2017

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has rubbished reports suggesting a change of agent means he is off to Real Madrid, with no contact received from Spain.

“I haven’t heard anything from Real Madrid, I don’t know whether my agent has and people will write what they want, but it doesn’t interest me.”

Read the full story on Goal.

Bale wants Bayern move

Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale does not want to be part of Real Madrid's move for Neymar this summer, preferring a move to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, report Don Balon.

The Welsh winger knows his time with Madrid is coming to an end, but wants to be sold to the German club rather than being used to help pay down the cost of the Brazilian. 

Neymar wants to be the world's best paid

Neymar Real Madrid PSG UEFA Champions League 02142018

Neymar has told Real Madrid that he will have to be paid more than Cristiano Ronaldo and every other player in the world if he signs with the Spanish giants, reports Don Balon

According to the report it would take close to €50 million per year to get the Brazilian to sign for Madrid, a figure nearly double to amount currently being paid to Ronaldo.  

Ausilio: Inter in 'silent' Icardi talks 

Mauro Icardi Inter

Inter Milan want to keep Mauro Icardi but don't want their talks with the Argentine to play out in public, according to Piero Ausilio. 

The Inter director told Mediaset Premium: "We are in constant contact with Icardi's agent, aimed at the common goal of seeing if the future can be shared together and above all it'll be done in silence."

Read the rest of his comments on Goal. 

De Gea wants £350k per week

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David de Gea wants £350,000 per week in his new contract to stay with Manchester United, reports The Sun.

The goalkeeper has been constantly linked with Real Madrid and has seen his current side sign Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez to massive deals since his last contract was penned. 

Man United monitoring Milinkovic-Savic

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Lazio

Manchester United are among the top clubs monitoring Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, reports the Mirror

Rated at £80 million, the 22-year-old has plenty of suitors but is on the shortlist for Jose Mourinho's side, who desperately need to sign midfielders this summer. 

Chelsea interested in Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is a surprising candidate to be the next coach at Chelsea, according to the Mirror

The 66-year-old is looking for a short-term gig and wants another shot at the Premier League after flopping at Old Trafford. 

With Antonio Conte's bags already packed, the Dutchman would be ready to step in on an interim basis. 

Bayern jump ahead in Malcom race

Malcom Bordeaux

Arsenal and Tottenham are set to be beaten to the signing of Brazilian star Malcom by German giants Bayern Munich, reports the Mirror

The Bundesliga side are searching for long-term replacements for Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery and are set to go after the Bordeaux star. 

The North London clubs both attempted to land the 20-year-old in January.  

Ramsey demands new Arsenal deal

Aaron Ramsey Arsenal

Aaron Ramsey has demanded a new contract from Arsenal after watching the club sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to lucrative deals this winter, reports The Times.  

The club's two new stars are both on wages around £170,000-a-week, while Ramsey currently makes around £110,000-a-week.

But the midfielder is now looking to put pen to paper on a new deal more in line with the winter signings. 

Man Utd ready €200m Isco bid


Manchester United are ready to lodge a €200 million bid for Real Madrid playmaker Isco when the summer transfer window opens, reports Don Balon.

The Spain international has struggled to hold down a regular starting berth throughout his time at Santiago Bernabeu.

Jose Mourinho is prepared to offer him a key role at Old Trafford, with personal terms worth £17.6m-a-season set to be tabled.

Man Utd renew Seri interest

Jean Michael Seri Nice

Manchester United are stepping up their efforts to land Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, according to the  Mirror .

Paul Pogba's future has been thrown into doubt with his recent dip in form, and Jose Mourinho could activate Seri's £35 million release clause in the summer.

Scholes understands De Gea desire

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has told Goal it will be tough for the club to hold on to David de Gea if Real Madrid make a summer move for the star goalkeeper.

The Spain international has long been linked with a return to his roots in the Spanish capital, and another approach could be made in 2018.

Find out what Scholes has had to say on a possible deal here.