The summer transfer window if fast approaching and some players are looking to switch clubs, here are some of the gossip making the rounds in the ever interesting world of football transfer.
Real Madrid’s representative recently traveled to Germany to meet with Jude Bellingham and his family, as the club has made the 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder their top target for next summer.
Real Madrid is reportedly willing to pay Dortmund €100m (£88m) for Bellingham, plus €40m (£35m) in add-ons.
Manchester United is reportedly not pursuing Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane in the summer due to the potential difficulty of dealing with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy. Instead, they are focusing on other options, including Napoli’s Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen and Juventus and Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic.
Tottenham has no plans to sell their captain and England striker Harry Kane this summer, and are instead looking to negotiate a new contract with him.
Arsenal, Chelsea, and Newcastle United are reportedly interested in Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Raphinha, who is 26 years old.
Saudi Arabian and Major League Soccer teams are considering signing England midfielder Jesse Lingard when his contract with Nottingham Forest expires at the end of the season.
Juventus may cancel France midfielder Paul Pogba’s contract this summer, just a year after he returned to the club from Manchester United.
Chelsea has reached an agreement with RB Leipzig to sign their 25-year-old French forward Christopher Nkunku for next season.
Tottenham is interested in making an offer for Aston Villa’s Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, who is 30 years old.
La Liga president Javier Tebas expressed his desire to see Paris St-Germain’s French forward Kylian Mbappe play for Real Madrid.
Brazilian forward Neymar reportedly wants to finish his career with PSG and is not looking to leave the French club.
Manchester United may pursue Inter Milan’s Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries this summer, and could also loan out their 21-year-old Uruguayan winger Facundo Pellistri next season.
Real Madrid’s former Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has decided to stay with the club for at least one more season.
Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, whose contract with Crystal Palace ends this summer, has reportedly been offered a £9m-a-season deal by Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad.
West Ham is reportedly interested in signing Norwich City’s Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Sara, and are also leading the chase for Bournemouth’s Zimbabwean left-back Jordan Zemura.
Arsenal is still hoping to keep 15-year-old English midfielder Ethan Nwaneri, despite significant interest from Manchester City and Chelsea.
Borussia Dortmund has reportedly decided to try to sell their 31-year-old Belgium defender Thomas Meunier this summer, despite him having one more year left on his contract.