Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Arsenal ready €60 million Modric bid


Arsenal ready €60m Modric bid


Arsenal are prepared to offer €60 million for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric at the end of the season, claims Don Balon.

Modric is reportedly considering a return to the Premier League in the summer, with former club Tottenham also showing an interest in the 32-year-old.

Liverpool and Serie A champions Juventus would also be willing to explore a deal for the Croatia international if he decides to quit Madrid.


Conte closes on PSG job


Antonio Conte Chelsea

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte looks increasingly likely to take over as Paris Saint-Germain coach at the end of the season, claims Sports Illustrated.

Conte is being tipped to leave Chelsea in the summer following a limp defence of the Premier League title and a last-16 exit in the Champions League.

With PSG also having crashed out of the Champions League at the same stage, Unai Emery is expected to be relieved of his duties, with Conte primed to take over.


Milan want Donnarumma-Cavani swap


Edinson Cavani PSG Paris Saint-Germain

AC Milan are hoping to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani if Gianluigi Donnarumma moves the other way, according to Premium Sport.

PSG’s search for a new goalkeeper has led to increased speculation they will sign Donnarumma, and that deal would free up the funds for Milan to take Cavani.

However, Milan will have to overcome rival interest from Chelsea and Manchester United for the Uruguayan, along with the likely failure to be able to offer Champions League football next season.


Batshuayi to cost Dortmund €60m


Michy Batshuayi Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund will have to pay €60 million if they want to sign on-loan striker Michy Batshuayi permanently, reports Bild.

Batshuayi has enjoyed an impressive start to his Dortmund career after joining on loan from Chelsea before the close of the January transfer window.

The Belgium international’s long-term Chelsea future is uncertain, but Dortmund will have to stump up big money if they want to keep the forward.


Bayern consider Can move


Emre Can Liverpool

Bayern Munich are considering an approach to bring Liverpool midfielder Emre Can back to the club, reports the Mirror.

Can is out of contract at Liverpool at the end of the season and has yet to agree an extension at Anfield.

Juventus have long been leading the chase for the Germany international, but Bayern could now make a move for Can, five years after he left the Allianz Arena to join Bayer Leverkusen.


Arsenal & Milan to fight for Meyer


Max Meyer Schalke 04

Arsenal and AC Milan could fight it out to sign Schalke midfielder Max Meyer on a free transfer, claims Calciomercato.com.

Meyer is out of contract at the end of the season and is expected to leave Schalke after failing to agree terms on an extension.

The likes of Liverpool and Tottenham have also been mentioned as admirers of the 22-year-old, who reportedly favours a move to the Premier League, leaving Milan with a battle to convince the Germany international to head to Serie A.


Chelsea plot Asamoah approach


Kwadwo Asamoah Juventus

Chelsea are interested in signing Juventus left-back Kwadwo Asamoah on a free transfer, claims The Sun

Asamoah is out of contract at the end of the season and, while Juventus are keen to keep him, the Ghanaian is weighing up a new challenge.

Napoli, Inter Milan and Galatasaray are also interested, but Chelsea hope to agree a deal for Asamoah after former target Alex Sandro decided to stay at Juventus.


Milan line up Depay move


Memphis Depay Lyon

AC Milan have identified Lyon winger Memphis Depay as a prime summer transfer target, according to Tuttosport.

The Serie A side are looking to add a creative attacking edge to their play next season and feel former Manchester United man Depay can be the answer.

Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus and Bayer Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey are also under consideration, but Depay is considered less of a gamble by Milan.


Spurs to sell Llorente


Fernando Llorente Tottenham

Tottenham are ready to sell Fernando Llorente in the summer after just one season at the club, reports the Evening Standard

Llorente joined Spurs from Swansea before last summer’s transfer window closed, but he has struggled to make a sustained impression.

With Harry Kane facing a month on the sidelines, Spurs are instead expected to turn to Erik Lamela to lead the line, prompting fresh questions over Llorente’s future at the club.


Stuttgart set price for Spurs & Liverpool target


Benjamin Pavard, Stuttgart

Stuttgart have slammed the door on any prospective bids of less than €30 million for in-demand defender Benjamin Pavard.  

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The 21-year-old has been hugely impressive for the Bundesliga side in 2017-18, and also earned his first cap for France in November. 

Pavard’s performances have led to reported interest from several clubs, including Tottenham, Liverpool, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund.

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