Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Tottenham prepare Zaha bid

Tottenham prepare new Zaha bid

Tottenham Hotspur will make a renewed effort to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace this summer, The Mirror claims.

Spurs have long held an interest in the England international and hope to convince their city neighbours to sell at the end of the season.

However, Chelsea and Manchester City are said to hold an interest in him.

Barca near €30m Arthur signing

Arthur Gremio

Barcelona are on the cusp of reaching a €30 million agreement with Gremio for midfielder Arthur, according to Mundo Deportivo.

After several talks in recent months, a recent discussion between Barca director Robert Fernandez and the Brazilian side’s president and other directors has seen negotiations take a big step forward.

Barca could pay €30m to sign the 21-year-old this summer, but could see that price lowered by €5m if they agree to loan him back to Gremio. 

Hazard ‘happy’ at Chelsea amid Madrid links

Eden Hazard, Chelsea, 17/18

Eden Hazard insists he is happy at Chelsea and is not thinking about his future, despite constant links to Real Madrid.

The Belgian is reportedly one of the capital club’s top targets as they look to improve a squad that has struggled in La Liga until recent weeks. But Hazard stayed quiet on a potential move, suggesting there is no reason to leave Stamford Bridge yet.

“I’m just happy here. Like you say, I have two years left on my contract,” he said. “I’m happy here, my family is happy here. Now I’m just focused on the game [and until] the end of the season.

“I don’t think much about the future because you never know what happens in the future, but I’m just happy here.”

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Arsenal target Fekir on the move?

Nabil Fekir Lyon Rennes Ligue 1 11022018

Nabil Fekir’s agent has suggested the Lyon star could be on the move at the end of the season.

The attacking midfielder has been linked with a move to the Premier League, with Arsenal said to be leading the race to sign him.

And his representative Jean-Pierre Bernes has suggested his future remains open.

“Will Fekir still be at Lyon next season? It’s too early to talk about it,” the agent told Telefoot.

“We have time, that’s the straight line. There are important goals and he is already in a big club. After considering my relationship with [president] Jean-Michel Aulas, we will make the best decision.”

Man Utd target De Vrij set for free transfer

HD De Vrij

Lazio have confirmed Stefan de Vrij will leave the club at the end of the season after failing to reach an agreement over a new deal.

Sporting director Igli Tare says the Serie A side have “withdrawn the proposal” and will part ways when his contract expires in the summer.

The Netherlands international has been linked with Manchester United and Liverpool in previous transfer windows.

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Man Utd make Kroos top target

Toni Kroos Real Madrid Levante

Manchester United have identified Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos as their top target for the summer transfer window, reports The Independent.

Jose Mourinho has admitted that he will be in the market for a new midfielder, as Michael Carrick prepares to head into retirement.

Kroos is considered to be the ideal candidate to fill that role, with the World Cup winner having been a long-standing target for those at Old Trafford.

Reds to reward Mane

Sadio Mane Liverpool

Liverpool are ready to put improved terms to Sadio Mane, according to the Liverpool Echo.

His current deal is already set to run until 2021, but the Reds are prepared to discuss a new deal after seeing the Senegalese star become a key figure alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

Asensio has Premier League offers

Marco Asensio Real Madrid Betis

Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool have put offers to Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio, reports Diario Gol.

The 22-year-old has sparked transfer talk as he struggles for regular starts amid fierce competition at Santiago Bernabeu.

Malcom move expected

Malcom Bordeaux

Arsenal and Tottenham have seen the transfer path cleared in their ongoing pursuit of Malcom, with Bordeaux boss Gustavo Poyet confirming that the Brazilian is likely to leave in the near future.

The highly-rated 20-year-old became a much sought-after asset during the winter transfer window, with two north London rivals marking him out as a top target.

Find out what his current boss has had to say on his future here.

Sandro shrugs off transfer talk

Alex Sandro Juventus

Alex Sandro claims to have ignored links to Chelsea and Manchester United, with Juventus having fended off the regular rounds of transfer talk.

Interest from the Blues first emerged in the summer of 2017, with Antonio Conte reported to be in the market for a new left-back, while the Red Devils were reported to have joined the chase by January.

Here is what the Brazilian full-back has had to say on the rumours.

Lewandowski ignoring Real rumours

Robert Lewandowski

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Robert Lewandowski has reiterated his full commitment to Bayern Munich as he continues to ignore links to Real Madrid.

The prolific Poland international is among those who continue to be mentioned as possible additions during a summer overhaul at Santiago Bernabeu.

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