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Coutinho wants Salah at Barca

Philippe Coutinho is pushing for Mohamed Salah to join him at Barcelona next summer, and wants his former Liverpool team-mate to ignore the calls from Real Madrid, Don Balon reports. 

The Brazilian believes that Salah is a better fit for Barca than Antoine Griezmann, who the club has already practically signed, and has promised the Egyptian star that he will try to convince Ernesto Valverde to go after the Reds’ forward.  

Dembele’s Tottenham future in doubt

Mousa Dembele’s future with Tottenham is in doubt, with the midfielder asking for a three-year contract extension that would see him in London through 2022, reports The Telegraph .

Spurs have balked at the length of the deal for the 30-year-old, who is now refusing to negotiate a new contract until after the World Cup. 

Dembele will have just 12 months left on his contract at the end of the current season and has drawn interest from Europe after his stellar displays in the Champions League. 

Benzema not interested in move to China

Karim Benzema believes he still has the ability to play at the top level and is refusing to consider moving to the Chinese Super League, according to Don Balon

Florentino Perez is ready to offload the French forward as soon as the season ends so he can pursue Harry Kane and Robert Lewandowski, and the offer from China is a good deal in his eyes. 

But Benzema is insistent that he will not entertain a move away from Europe at this point in his career. 

Gattuso signs new AC Milan deal

AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso has signed a new three-year contract, the Serie A club have confirmed.

The 40-year-old has agreed to fresh terms that will reportedly see his wages increased from the €120,000 salary he has had since making the step up from the Primavera team.

It is also claimed Gattuso will have a say in the club’s transfer plans for next season as part of the agreement.

Read the full story on Goal. 

Man Utd offered three Madrid players

Manchester United have been offered three Real Madrid players, with the Spanish giants looking to bring in a trio of stars from Old Trafford this summer, The Manchester Evening News reports.

Madrid are interested in Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and David de Gea and have given Jose Mourinho first refusal rights on Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Gareth Bale in an attempt to lure away the Premier League stars. 

Modric set to leave Madrid this summer

Team-mate Isco has revealed to friends that Luke Modric is on his way out of Madrid this summer, Don Balon claims. 

The midfielder has offers from both the Premier League and Serie A, and feels his time with the Spanish giants has come to an end. 

West Brom to ignore Mick McCarthy

West Brom are prepared to completely ignore Mick McCarthy’s interest in their managerial position this summer, The Mirror claims. 

New CEO Mark Jenkins is planning an overhaul at the end of the season and wants a new playing style with younger players as the club prepares for life in a lower division. 

Tigres set to sign defender from Ecuador

Though the window is yet to open, Tigres already are moving to reinforce their squad. The reigning Liga MX champion has made an offer to Barcelona de Guayaquil for center back Luis Caicedo, according to  Hincha Amarillo .

After breaking out during Independiente del Valle’s Copa Libertadores run in 2016, the defender signed a five-year deal with Cruzeiro but was loaned back to Ecuador after struggles for playing time. Barcelona may buy the player from the Brazilian team before selling him on to Tigres. 

Andre Gomes asks to leave Barcelona

After two seasons with little playing time, Andre Gomes has asked for a move away from Barcelona, Mundo Deportivo reports. 

The 24-year-old wants a move to the Premier League but is drawing interest from AC Milan, and Barca are willing to let him leave. 

Man Utd want Monaco full-back

Manchester United will make a summer move for Monaco’s Djibril Sidibe, according to le10sport .

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The French outlet claims Jose Mourinho is a fan of the 25-year-old full-back and has already taken steps to announce his interest in the France international.

Ribery to join Saudi club

Franck Ribery will join Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad at the end of the season, according to Italian outlet Sport Paper .

The 35-year-old’s contract with Bayern Munich runs out in June meaning he would move on a free transfer.