Despite recently witnessing the end of the winter transfer, the summer transfer of 2023 is around the corner. The future of some players and managers is under speculation. Here is a list of the latest transfer gossip in the world of football.
Reports suggest that Liverpool may be open to selling top players this summer, including Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah, 30. Meanwhile, Real Madrid has made contact with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, 55, regarding his potential replacement of Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, 63.
In other news, Liverpool would reportedly accept an offer of around £15m for defender Joel Matip, 31. On the other hand, some personnel at Chelsea believe that England midfielder Mason Mount, 24, may not sign a new contract.
Former Liverpool player and current coach Steven Gerrard, 42, is reportedly very interested in taking on the managerial role at Leeds United, following the recent sacking of Jesse Marsch. If appointed, Gerrard is said to bring back former Leeds and Liverpool teammate Gary McAllister as part of his coaching staff.
Manchester United is reportedly in negotiations with England forward Marcus Rashford, 25, over a contract extension. Newcastle, on the other hand, is eyeing a move for Lazio and Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 27, whose contract expires in 2024. Manchester United is also said to be interested in signing Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 29 from Roma.
Reports suggest that Atletico Madrid and Portugal forward Joao Felix, 23, who is on loan at Chelsea, has emerged as a potential target for Real Madrid this summer. Meanwhile, Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, will listen to offers from Manchester United, Liverpool, and Newcastle after Barcelona ruled out a potential move.
Athletic Bilbao and Spain defender Inigo Martinez, 31, would prefer to join Barcelona rather than Atletico Madrid. Paris St-Germain is said to be keen on luring Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola, 52, away from the Premier League champions.
England and Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 29, is reportedly set to turn down a European move and stay in the Premier League this summer. Meanwhile, Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie, 26, refused a move to Tottenham during the January transfer window. Brazil defender Marquinhos, 28, has reportedly agreed to personal terms on a contract extension with Paris St-Germain until 2027.
Barcelona manager Xavi announced that the club is close to agreeing on a contract renewal with Spain midfielder Sergi Roberto, 31. Both AC Milan and Inter Milan are said to be considering Lazio’s Italian boss Maurizio Sarri, 64, as their future head coach. Lastly, Leeds United full-back Luke Ayling, 31, could be in line for a new deal at Elland Road, and Switzerland and Fulham defender Kevin Mbabu, 27, is in advanced talks over a loan deal with Servette as he looks set to leave the Premier League club.