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Griezmann refused new Atleti deal

Barcelona have all-but secured the signing of Antoine Griezmann, with the French striker turning down a new contract with Atletico Madrid, Le 10 Sport reports. 

The 26-year-old has his heart set on a move to Barca and even an attempt from his current side to offer him new terms hasn’t changed his mind. 

The Catalan club now only need to meet his €100million release clause to make a move happen this summer, and the report claims that the player and club have already agreed to a deal. 

Madrid want Salah as Bale replacement

Mohamed Salah

Real Madrid are looking to Liverpool star Mohamed Salah as a replacement for Gareth Bale, El Confidencial claim. 

But Liverpool have told the Spanish giants that their Egyptian star will cost €160million, with the Reds not willing to let the former Roma star leave for anything less. 

Arsenal want £50m for Bellerin

Hector Bellerin, Arsenal

Arsenal are willing to let Hector Bellerin leave the club this summer if another team is willing to match the Gunners’ £50million valuation, The Daily Mail reports.

The London club are hoping that offloading the defender will help them fun a summer rebuild.

Barcelona, Juventus and Manchester City have all shown an interest in the 22-year-old right back. 

Madrid must sign Neymar before World Cup

Neymar PSG Real Madrid Champions League

Neymar has made it clear to Real Madrid that he doesn’t want anything to get in the way of Brazil’s World Cup campaign and wants any transfer business done before he heads to Russia, Don Balon reports. 

The Brazilian star wants to avoid any distractions this summer and PSG are pressing to add new stars in an attempt to keep him with the Ligue 1 side past the summer. 

Modric & Bale want England returns

Gareth Bale Luka Modric Real Madrid Champions League training 03112014

Gareth Bale and Luka Modric are both set to return to the Premier League this summer, reports Diario Gol

While Bale’s departure has been widely rumoured, Modric sees his time with the Spanish giants as finished after the season and is looking to move back to England with either Arsenal or Tottenham. 

Arsenal face battle to sign Toulouse star


Arsenal face competition from Napoli and Roma in their bid to sign goalkeeper Alban Lafont from Toulouse, reports L’Equipe.

The 19-year-old is under contract until June, with the two Serie A sides ready to battle the London club for the highly rated French goalkeeper. 

Southampton sack Pellegrino

Mauricio Pellegrino Southampton Premier League

Southampton have sacked manager Mauricio Pellegrino. 

“Southampton Football Club can today confirm that it has parted company with first team manager Mauricio Pellegrino,” read a statement from the club. 

Read the full report on Goal.

PSG would approach Kane to spite Madrid

Harry Kane Tottenham

Should Real Madrid make a move for Neymar this summer, PSG will go after the Spanish side’s reported top target, Harry Kane, reports Don Balon

The move for Kane would also allow the French side to offload Edinson Cavani, who Neymar has issues with, while spoiling Los Blancos’ plans for the future. 

Newcastle want permanent Kenedy deal

Kenedy, Newcastle

Newcastle will try to land Chelsea winger Kenedy on a permanent deal, with the Brazilian having impressed on loan, according to The Mirror

The 22-year-old will cost £15million and has admitted that he would be open to staying with the club long term if they stay in the Premier League. 

PSG plot move for De Gea

David de Gea Manchester United

Paris Saint-Germain are weighing up a move for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, according to Telefoot.

The Ligue 1 leaders are keen to upgrade on current No.1 Alphonse Areola and hope to tempt De Gea away from Old Trafford.

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois and AC Milan teenager Gianluigi Donnarumma are also being targeted as alternatives.

Man Utd lead Lewandowski race

Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich

Manchester United are leading the way in the race to sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, according to  Kicker .

The Poland international is keen to leave the Allianz Arena this summer, with Real Madrid also reportedly keen.

But it is United who have shown the most interest so far ahead of the summer transfer window.

Ki agrees to join AC Milan

Ki Sung-Yueng Swansea City

Ki Sung-yueng has agreed to join AC Milan on a three year deal from Swansea City at the end of the season, Calciomercato claims.

The midfielder has been with the Welsh side since joining from Celtic in 2012 and has long been on the Italian side’s radar.

Ki is said to have offers from other Premier League teams, but has his heart set on a switch to Milan and the deal is expected to be settled soon.

City and United enter Neymar race

Neymar PSG

Manchester rivals City and United have entered the race for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, according to Diario Gol.

The Brazilian star is understood to be unhappy at PSG, and desires a move away after just one season. 

Neymar is still holding out hope for a move to Real Madrid but, according to the report, he could move to City should a transfer to the Bernabeu not materialise.

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Arsenal make Meyer a top target

Max Meyer Schalke 04

Arsene Wenger has made Schalke midfielder Max Meyer a top summer target, according to Daily Star. 

The 22-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season, and the Gunners will face competition from the likes of Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Milan.