The January transfer window may seem like a distant memory, but that doesn’t mean the rumor mill has stopped! Speculation is growing over the summer moves, so check out the latest gossip below, and see all the official deals here.
Man United shortlist to replace Pogba
It has already been reported that Manchester United will consider permitting Paul Pogba To leave the club if he refuses to sign a new contract, but the club is said to prepare a shortlist of alternatives in the event that he leaves.
The Mirror believes United will sit down with Pogba and agent Mino Raiola this month to try to agree on an extension. However, if Pogba rejects what is believed to be an offer of £ 400,000 a week, United will act quickly to replace him, rather than letting him move for free next summer.
And on this list of alternatives Declan RiceAnd the Wilfred Ndidi And the Saul Niguez.
Rice, 22, has been a key player for West Ham United in their rise to the Premier League table this season, but the Hammers may demand up to £ 100m for the superb midfielder.
Ndidi has been great at the Leicester City midfield base this season and is a much more affordable option. The 24-year-old Nigerian international helped his team past the top four and reach the FA Cup Final.
Atletico Madrid superstar Níghiz, 26, has played at the club since 2013 and is the most attacking midfielder on the Manchester United shortlist, but can play in a variety of positions.
However, United’s preferred option for all of the above is for Pogba to sign the dotted line.
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Newly promoted Watford has opened talks to bring back the 35-year-old Ashley Young To the club as a free agent, he says Fabrizio Romano. The Hornets are ready to pounce if Serie A champions Inter Milan does not offer a new left-back contract at the end of the season.
– Jadon Sancho He is believed to have a gentleman’s deal allowing him to leave Borussia Dortmund according to certain criteria, according to an interview he gave. ARD With the club’s sporting director, Michael Zork. Zork revealed that Manchester United almost activated this agreement last summer. The Red Devils are likely to return this time, as Dortmund faces the prospect of not claiming European status for next season.
– It seems that the most important goal of the new Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, is Neymar, As the La Liga giants contacted Paris Saint-Germain about a move that would bring the 29-year-old Brazilian striker together with Lionel Messi. This is according to RAC 1, who believes Barcelona is not only looking to persuade Messi to stay, but also create a business opportunity – such as contracting Neymar – that might aid their financial situation. The outlet says that Barcelona will beat Paris Saint-Germain 130 million euros in addition to three players.
Following reports on Saturday that Real Madrid are considering making a bid for the Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski In the summer, Bild indicated that the Premier League is a much more likely destination. They believe that with the current Polish player’s deal nearing ending in June 2023, Bayern are not considering negotiating a new contract yet.
Leicester continues negotiations to sign Boubaki Sommary From Lille, reports Fabrizio Romano. The Foxes have been on their way to the 22-year-old for some time, and with his contract expiring in June 2022, Leicester is one of many clubs looking to seize the opportunity to sign him, and Lyell will likely let him leave this summer instead of losing him for free in the meantime. 12 months.