City and United to battle for £50m Maguire
Manchester rivals United and City are set to battle it out for Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire this summer, according to the Daily Star.
The 24-year-old joined thr Foxes last summer from Hull City for £17 million, but they are now set to demand £50m for the England international.
Kante is PSG’s top target
Paris Saint-Germain have identified Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante as their top summer priority, according to Le 10 Sport .
The Ligue 1 champions view Kante as the ideal replacement for the ageing Thiago Motta, and hope they can entice the 26-year-old to return to his hometown of Paris.
Madrid see Courtois as more likely than De Gea
Real Madrid are prepared to pay £100 million for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whom they see as more likely to join than Manchester United’s David De Gea, reports The Independent.
De Gea is seen as being settled in Manchester, while Courtois admitted earlier this week that his “heart is in Madrid” with his two young children living in the Spanish capital.
Norwich want £30m for City and Liverpool target
Norwich will demand £30 million this summer for prized attacking midfielder James Maddison, report the Daily Mirror.
The 21-year-old has made rapid progress this season for the Championship side, sparking interest from Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Inter to sell Barca target Skriniar
Inter have decided to sell highly-rated centre-back Milan Skriniar this summer in an attempt to balance their books, reports Mundo Deportivo.
The 22-year-old has drawn rave reviews for his performances in Serie A this term, and Real Madrid, Manchester United and Manchester City are all reported to be interested.
Skriniar joins a pair of 19-year-olds, Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax and Panagiotis Retsos of Bayer Leverkusen, as Barca’s top defensive targets.
Milan target Ander Herrera
AC Milan will push to sign out-of-favour Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in the summer, reports Tuttosport (via Express).
The San Siro club have sent scouts to Old Trafford to monitor the 28-year-old, who could be available in a £32m deal.
Barca and United monitoring Florenzi
Barcelona and Manchester United are among the sides keeping a close eye on the status of Roma wideman Alessandro Florenzi, according to Corriere dello Sport via (Football Italia ).
Florenzi is in the final 18 months of his contract, and Roma hope to keep hold of the Italy international with an improved deal.
But Barca and United, along with Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, are all keeping a close watch on the 26-year-old’s situation.
Tuchel in talks with Chelsea
Former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has held talks with Chelsea over their managerial position, reports the Daily Express .
With Antonio Conte’s job under increasing pressure, the Blues have sounded out potential candidates to replace the Italian.
Along with Tuchel, Luis Enrique, Marco Silva and Carlo Ancelotti are all believed to be in the mix.
Pulisic wants Madrid move
In-demand Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic is holding out hope for a move to Real Madrid, according to Don Balon.
Despite reported interest from Manchester United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich, the 19-year-old is dreaming of a switch to Santiago Bernabeu.
However, according to the report, Pulisic is not in the plans of Madrid for the upcoming transfer window, with strikers Mauro Icardi and Harry Kane a higher priority.
Low is Madrid’s choice
Germany’s World Cup-winning manager Joachim Low is Real Madrid’s pick to replace Zinedine Zidane, according to Mundo Deportivo.
With Zidane potentially overseeing a trophyless campaign in Madrid, club president Florentino Perez has identified the Germany boss as his top choice to take over in 2018-19.
Should Low fall through, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri and Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino are both seen as viable alternatives.
Ronaldo identifies six targets at Madrid
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has identified six targets as potential new additions this summer, reports Diario Gol.
The Portuguese has been consulting with club president Florentino Perez in an attempt to improve Los Blancos for next season.
In goal, David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois are the targets, while Leonardo Bonucci, Alvaro Odriozola and Marquinhos have been sounded out to improve the defence.
Finally in attack, Ronaldo is hoping to land his countryman Goncalo Guedes from Valencia.
Juventus close in on Can
Juventus are increasingly confident of landing Emre Can on a free transfer from Liverpool this summer, according to the Daily Mirror .
The Serie A side sent a delegation to watch Can last weekend and though the Reds are holding onto hope of keeping the Germany international, Juventus is seen as his likely destination for next season.