Football Transfer News
Football Transfer News: Real Madrid are in talks over a move for Borussia Dortmund’s England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, but the German club say they have not yet received an offer from the Spanish giants
Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 35, could follow Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo, 38, to Saudi Arabia in a 320m-a-year move to the Gulf State after confirming he is leaving PSG.
Saudi club Al-Hilal could be rivalled for Messi’s signature by Major League soccer side Inter Miami, co-owned by former Manchester United and England superstar David Beckham.
Sheikh Jassim has abandoned plans to buy Brazil forward Neymar, 31, if his Manchester United takeover is successful-instead targeting France trio Kylian Mbappe, 24, of PSG, Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman, 26, and Real Madrid’s Eduardo Camavinga, 20.
West Ham’s England midfielder Declan Rice, 24, Bayer Leverkusen’s French forward Moussa Diaby, 23, and Crystal Palace pair Wilfred Zaha, 30, of the Ivory Coast and England’s Marc Guehi, 22, are among Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta’s six-man summer wish-list.
Chelsea are also interested in Zaha, who prospective new Blues manager Mauricio Pochettino tried to sign during his time in charge of Tottenham.
Tottenham have made former Liverpool and Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso, who is manager of Bayer Levrkusen, their top target to become Antonio Conte’s successor after ex-Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann’s wage demands put Spurs off the German.
Tottenham have initial contact with Sporting Lisbon Ruben Amorim about their managerial role and the 30-year-old has indicated he would be happy to take the job at the end of the season.
The Netherlands forward Wout Weghorst is keen to remain at Manchester United but the Red Devils have yet to open talks with the 30-year-old about staying at Old Trafford when his loan from Burnley expires.
Roma have placed a price tag of 35-40m euros on England forward Tammy Abraham, 25, ahead of expected summer interest from Manchester United, Tottenham and PSG.
Ligue 1 side Marseille will move to sign out-of-contract Crystal Palace playmaker Zaha if they qualify for the Champions League.
Newcastle United could lure former Leeds winger Raphina back to the Premier League with a 70m poounds move for the Barcelona and Brazil man.
Chelsea are likely to have to let Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leave on a free transfer if they want to offload the 33-year-old.
Aston VIlla are in advanced talks to bring in Mateu Alemany, who is to leave his position as director of football at Barcelona this summer.