Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Arsenal eyeing Dembele deal

Arsenal eyeing Dembele deal

Arsenal are prepared to make an approach for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele when the summer transfer window opens, reports Don Balon.

The France international only moved to Camp Nou in 2017, as part of the funds raised from the sale of Neymar were invested in his potential.

He has, however, endured an injury-ravaged start to his time in Catalunya and Arsenal could offer an escape route, with Gunners new boy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urging Arsene Wenger to make a move for his former Borussia Dortmund team-mate.

Pogba regrets Man Utd move

Paul Pogba, Tottenham v Man Utd, 17/18

Paul Pogba regrets returning to Manchester United and wishes he had joined Real Madrid instead, reports L’Equipe.

Both clubs were keen on the Frenchman as he prepared to leave Juventus in the summer of 2016.

United won the race for his signature with a then world record £89 million deal, but the midfielder has struggled to produce his best on a consistent basis for the Red Devils.

Skriniar addresses exit talk

Milan Skriniar Inter

Inter defender Milan Skriniar claims he was misquoted in a recent interview and is adamant he has never said he wants to leave the Serie A club.

The Slovakia international was reported to have told the media in his homeland that he would welcome interest from Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester City.

Read the full story on Goal.

Spurs to sell Alli?

Dele Alli Tottenham

Dele Alli is “replaceable” at Tottenham and could be sold this summer, says Jermaine Jenas, but Harry Kane is likely to stick around for another “season or two”.

Both of the England internationals have been linked with Real Madrid and may be tempted to go chasing trophies outside of north London at some stage.

Find out what former Spurs star Jenas has had to say on their respective futures here.

Asensio asking price set

Marco Asensio Real Madrid

Real Madrid president Florentio Perez has told suitors of Marco Asensio that his asking price is €700 million, reports Mundo Deportivo.

Liverpool are said to have already seen a €150m offer for the highly-rated midfielder knocked back.

Real Madrid eye Alderweireld move

Toby Alderweireld Tottenham

Real Madrid are set to move for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, according to the Mirror

Alderweireld has been at odds with Spurs lately, as he was not picked for Tottenham’s Champions League match at Juventus on Tuesday despite insisting he was healthy. 

With his contract expiring in 2019, the 28-year-old could be sold this summer if Spurs want to avoid losing him on a free transfer. 

Fellaini agrees Man Utd exit

Marouane Fellaini Manchester United

Marouane Fellaini will be leaving Manchester United this summer after agreeing a move to Besiktas, claims Turkish outlet Foto Mac .

The Red Devils had been hoping to tie the versatile Belgian down to fresh terms, but he will depart Old Trafford at the end of the season.

Werner snubs Leipzig deal

Timo Werner RB Leipzig

Timo Werner has offered hope to his many suitors by turning down the offer of a new contract at RB Leipzig, reports the Daily Star .

The highly-rated forward has been heavily linked with Premier League sides Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea, as well as La Liga heavyweights Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

Zlatan nearing LA move

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Man Utd v Brighton, 17/18

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is edging closer to a MLS move after starting a house hunt in Los Angeles, claims the Daily Mail .

The veteran Swedish striker has struggled to make an impact during a second spell at Manchester United and has emerged as a top target for the LA Galaxy.

Arsenal and Chelsea monitoring Shaw

Luke Shaw Manchester United

Arsenal and Chelsea are keeping close tabs on the progress of Luke Shaw’s contract talks with Manchester United, reports the Mirror

Shaw has worked his way back into the Man Utd picture at left-back, and is keen to extend a deal that expires after next season. 

But with negotiations on a new contract yet to begin, the Gunners and Blues could swoop for Shaw this summer if there isn’t substantial progress toward a new deal. 

Bayern to buy James in the summer

James Rodriguez Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich will exercise their option to purchase on-loan Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez, reports Bild via AS

The Colombian has impressed in the first season of a two-year loan with the German champions, who have a unilateral option to purchase the 26-year-old. 

Bayern will have to pay €42m to sign the Colombian on a permanent basis. 

Hazard looking for houses in Madrid

Eden Hazard, Chelsea, 17/18

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has already begun looking for houses in Spain ahead of a summer move to Real Madrid, according to Don Balon

The Belgian is looking for a new challenge after spending nearly six seasons in England, and has identified Madrid as the perfect next step in his career.

PSG ‘100 per cent’ sure Neymar is staying

Neymar PSG Paris Saint-Germain

Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted Neymar will “100 per cent” be a Paris Saint-Germain player again next season.

Speculation about the Brazilian’s future is growing, with Real Madrid tipped for a sensational move for the 26-year-old, who only move to PSG last summer. 

Read the full story on Goal!

Arsenal make offer for Ozyakup

Oguzhan Ozyakup Besiktas 222018

Arsenal have made an offer for Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, who is soon to be out of contract, according to Turkish outlet  Aksam

Ozyakup began his career with the Gunners, but was unable to make the breakthrough into the first team and moved to Besiktas in 2012. 

The 25-year-old has gone on to establish himself as one of the top players in Turkey, leading Arsene Wenger to have conversations with the player about moving back to London. 

Juventus make inquiry for Wilshere

Jack Wilshere Arsenal

Juventus have made an inquiry over Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, reports the Mirror

Wilshere will be out of contract at the end of the season and is now free to discuss and even sign a deal with any club. 

But the 26-year-old, who has also been subject to interest from Milan, is understood to be keen to stay at Arsenal.

Madrid could have to pay £268m for Kane

Harry Kane Tottenham

If Real Madrid are to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane this summer, they could be forced to pay as much as £268 million, according to The Sun. 

The 24-year-old is high on the Blancos’ summer wish-list, but the Champions League holders may be forced to smash the current world-record fee of £198m paid by PSG for Neymar last summer. 

Spurs and Everton tracking Bergwijn

Steven Bergwijn PSV

Tottenham and Everton are among several Premier League clubs monitoring PSV winger Steven Bergwijn, according to ESPN FC

The 20-year-old has scored five goals in the Eredivisie this term, and is able to play on either flank. 

Bergwijn has been capped by the Netherlands at youth levels, and has been tipped to break into the senior team soon. 

Inter hope to sign Icardi to new deal

Mauro Icardi, Inter, Serie A, 09122017

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Inter want to sign Real Madrid target Mauro Icardi to a new contract without a release clause, according to  Corriere dello Sport .

Icardi’s current deal includes a release clause of €90m, and Inter fear that Madrid or another club could pay that amount for the striker this summer. 

Inter are offering to increase Icardi’s salary from €4.7m per season to €6.5m, while Icardi is demanding €7m per year plus a release clause between €150m and €200m.