Chelsea ready new contract offer for Hazard
Chelsea hope to keep Eden Hazard in London by offering him a new contract with a massive bump in wages, according to the Daily Mail.
Hazard’s current contract runs through 2020, but rumours continue to circulate that he desires a move to Real Madrid.
And the Blues are hoping a new deal, which would see him earn wages of £300,000 a week, would be enough to entice the former Premier League Player of the Year to stay.
Ancelotti interested in Arsenal job
Carlo Ancelotti is interested in taking over for Arsene Wenger if the Arsenal boss is sacked after the season, says the Daily Star.
Ancelotti is out of work after being fired by Bayern Munich during his second season with the club after a sluggish start.
While the Gunners reportedly hope to lure Luis Enrique, the former Barcelona boss is more interested in Chelsea, while Ancelotti would welcome a return to the Premier League with Arsenal.
Mourinho wants to beat Guardiola to Isco
Jose Mourinho is determined to beat Pep Guardiola to the signature of Real Madrid star Isco, according to Don Balon.
Both Manchester clubs are looking at the playmaker, whose future with the capital club is in doubt as Zinedine Zidane has rotated him in and out of the starting XI this season.
Isco’s status will depend on whether Zidane remains as manager, as his departure could result in the player remaining with Real.
Low among five potential Wenger replacements
Arsenal are looking at Joachim Low as one of five candidates to succeed Arsene Wenger as Gunners boss should the club decide to move on this summer, according to the Mirror.
The Gunners’ heavy defeat to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final, combined with their league struggles, could mean a change is made after the season.
And Arsenal reportedly have looked at Germany boss Low, Leonardo Jardim, Paulo Fonseca, Mikel Arteta and Brendan Rodgers as options to step into the role.
Whitecaps and Impact after Burnley’s Arfield
The Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact look set to battle with West Ham for the signature of Burnley’s Scott Arfield, according to the Sun.
The MLS sides are looking to land one of Canada’s top internationals on a designated player contract when his deal expires in the summer.
West Ham manager David Moyes has also tried to sign him in previous windows and may again go in for the midfielder should he elect to remain in Europe.
PSG want Coutinho-Mbappe swap to satisfy Neymar
Paris Saint-Germain are willing to offer Kylian Mbappe to Barcelona in exchange for money and Philippe Coutinho in order to keep Neymar happy, El Pais reports.
Neymar is said to feel uncomfortable playing alongside potential Ballon d’Or rival Mbappe, whose €180 million move from Monaco will be made permanent at the end of the season.
And PSG are reportedly willing to let the 19-year-old sensation go if they can lure Neymar’s friend and Brazil team-mate Coutinho from Barca, despite his recent big-money move from Liverpool.
Man Utd and Chelsea could enter Alisson race
Manchester United and Chelsea are set to enter the battle to sign Alisson should either side lose their goalkeeper this summer, reports the Mirror.
With David de Gea and Thibaut Courtois strongly linked to Real Madrid, the two Premier League sides could turn to the Roma shot-stopper as a replacement.
Bayern Munich open Malcom talks
Bayern Munich have opened talks with representatives of Bordeaux star Malcom, according to Sport Bild.
The German side reportedly made contact with the Brazilian several weeks ago, and have begun working on terms of a five-year deal.
Arsenal and Tottenham have been heavily linked with the 20-year-old, whom the Ligue 1 side value at £52 million.