Barcelona line up shock Shaw swoop
Barcelona are prepared to pounce on discord between Jose Mourinho and Manchester United’s Luke Shaw, according to the Mirror.
Shaw is ready to leave Old Trafford after his clashes with Mourinho, and with just one year left on his deal after this season, United may have to sell.
And Barcelona, who are in the market for another left back, see Shaw as a potential value, though they may face competition from Arsenal and Chelsea.
Barca may run up against FFP barrier for Griezmann
Chelsea and Manchester United’s have the ability to pay striker Antoine Griezmann higher wages than Barcelona according to Sky Sports contributor Guillem Balague.
Barcelona remain the favorites to land Griezmann, who has a £88 million release clause in his contract and is expected to depart Atletico Madrid this summer.
However, Barca are running up against Financial Fair Play constraints and may be limited in what they can offer Griezmann, while Chelsea and Manchester United can provide an increase in wages.
Neymar wants Alisson at Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar wants international team-mate Alisson to join him at Real Madrid if he is to sign with the La Liga giants, reports Don Balon.
Neymar wants a large group of Brazilians at Madrid, and the Roma goalkeeper is a clear option for the club as a potential replacement for Keylar Navas.
Alisson has attracted interested from Liverpool this season and Jurgen Klopp will push hard to land him at Anfield.
Roma ready to take Kovacic off Madrid’s hands
Roma are determined to land Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who looks to escape a frustrating situation, according to Don Balon.
Roma sporting director Monchi is willing to do anything to land the Croatia international and knows Madrid need funds to complete a planned squad overhaul this summer.
However, Roma face competition from both Inter and A.C. Milan in their quest to bring Kovacic back to Serie A.
Ceballos vows to fight for Real Madrid place
Dani Ceballos has conceded he spoke with his old coach at Real Betis in January but insists he intends to fight for his place at Real Madrid.
Ceballos made a high-profile move to Real Madrid in the summer but has found playing time hard to come by since arriving at the Bernabeu.
However, despite his initial setbacks, Ceballos believes things can change and vows “no one” can take away his Real Madrid hope.
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Favre to leave Nice ahead of potential Bundesliga return
Nice manager Lucien Favre is nearing a buyout with the club ahead of a possible return to the Bundesliga, according to France Football.
Favre and Nice are looking to come to an amicable parting at the end of the season that includes a buyout of £3 million.
The former Hertha Berlin and Borussia Monchengladbach boss would love to return to Germany with Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich both potentially on the lookout for new managers at the end of the season.
Man City plan £75m Isco move
Manchester City are planning a £75 million move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, according to The Sun.
The Spain international has twice rejected City but is keen to play under Pep Guardiola.
And having fallen down the pecking order at Madrid, Isco is ready to depart Santiago Bernabeu this summer.
Tuchel likely to take PSG job
Thomas Tuchel will not be the new Arsenal manager and is likely to take over at Paris Saint-Germain, according to Sport Buzzer.
The former Borussia Dortmund manager has rejected the chance to take over at Bayern Munich, with many believing that he would instead be moving to the Emirates Stadium.
That, however, has been ruled out, with PSG his most likely destination, though Chelsea have not given up hope of tempting him to England.
Mourinho happy to meet Umtiti’s demands
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has spoken to Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti regarding a move to Old Trafford, according to Sport.
Umtiti is unhappy at Camp Nou, with the Blaugrana unwilling to meet his wage demands despite an encouraging first 18 months in Catalunya.
The France international has a release clause of €60 million, and Mourinho has told him United will pay him the €9m-per-year he is looking for.
Monaco join Fellaini race
Monaco are the latest club to show an interest in signing Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, according to the Daily Mail.
The Belgium international is out of contract at the end of the season and is unlikely to sign a new deal at Old Trafford.
Besiktas have long been linked with him but now face competition from the Ligue 1 champions, as well as Paris Saint-Germain and clubs in China.
Man Utd & Juve battle for Ramsey
Manchester United face competition from Juventus as they look to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, according to The Sun.
Ramsey would cost around £35 million, with United seeing the Wales international as a potential replacement for Paul Pogba, should he depart.
But Juve have now entered the race as they are concerned Bayern Munich might be about to jump ahead of them in the queue to sign Liverpool’s Emre Can.