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 Barca to bid €100m for Upamecano

Barcelona are prepared to bid €100 million for teenage RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, according to  Telefoot .

Upamecano has become a regular starter in the Bundesliga this season, and the Catalans see him as the heir apparant to 31-year-old Gerard Pique. 

Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Arsenal, and AC Milan are also following the 19-year-old Frenchman closely.

Man Utd will demand Neymar for Pogba & Martial

Manchester United will ask for Neymar if Paris Saint-Germain attempt to sign Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial, according to the Daily Star.

The Ligue 1 leaders are reportedly interested in bringing the unsettled duo back to their home country. 

But if United are to sell, they will only do so in exchange for the 26-year-old Brazil star, who has himself been rumoured to want a change of scenery. 

Juventus want to bring back Morata

Juventus are interested in signing Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata this summer, reports Mundo Deportivo.

Morata starred for the Bianconeri on loan between 2014 and 2016, before moving back to parent club Real Madrid and then to Chelsea last summer for €80 million.

The Spanish striker has slowed down considerably after a hot start to life at Stamford Bridge, and the report states Juve star Paulo Dybala has given the green light to the club’s board to move for Morata. 

Arsenal step up chase for teenage Barca star

Arsenal have ramped up their interest in Barcelona youth star Robert Navarro, reports the Daily Mail.

Manchester City have also been linked with the 15-year-old attacking midfielder, but the Premier League leaders have cooled their interest in the past week. 

Barcelona have offered Navarro a new deal in the hope of keeping him at the club, with the teenager eligible to leave Barcelona when he turns 16 on Thursday.

Rashford could leave United

Striker Marcus Rashford could be planning a Manchester United exit as his frustration over a lack of playing time grows, reports the Mirror

Rashford has made 43 appearances this season, but just 22 of those have been starts and the 20-year-old was especially upset to not start last weekend’s derby win over Man City. 

A source close United told the Mirror : “If [manager Jose] Mourinho is still there next season, Marcus might not be, as he wants to start every game.”

Three clubs ready to bid €100m for Oblak

Three clubs are prepared to bid €100 million for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak, claims Don Balon.

Paris Saint-Germain are one of the clubs, with the Ligue 1 leaders looking for an upgrade to Alphonse Areola this summer. 

Chelsea and Manchester United are the other two, though a bid from either of those clubs would be contingent on them losing starters Thibaut Courtois and David de Gea. 

Watford beat Arsenal and Spurs to teen star

Watford have won the race to sign highly rated 18-year-old Ben Wilmot from Stevenage, reports The Sun.

The centre-back has impressed with the League Two side this season, leading to interest from Arsenal and Tottenham, with Chelsea also keeping a close watch. 

But the Hornets are set to land Wilmot in a deal worth over £1.5 million.

Liverpool won’t pursue Fellaini

Liverpool will not pursue a summer move for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, reports the Daily Mail.

The Reds were reportedly interesting in landing the 30-year-old on a free transfer this summer, but have moved on to other targets. 

PSG are still interested in signing the Belgium international, with Roma, Monaco, Galatasaray and Besiktas also in the mix. 

Rondon to leave West Brom for £16.5m

West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon can leave the club this summer for £16.5 million if they are relegated, reports The Telegraph.

The clause in the Venezuela international forward’s contract will set off a scramble for his services, with West Ham interested and Chelsea and Tottenham previously linked. 

The Baggies are nearly certain to drop to the Championship next season, which will end Rondon’s three-year spell at the club. 

Premier League trio eye Plea

Everton, Burnley and Newcastle United are hoping to sign Nice striker Alassane Plea this summer, reports

The 25-year-old has impressed for the Ligue 1 side, scoring 17 goals in all competitions this season. 

Plea’s contract with Nice is set to expire in the summer of 2021. 

Inter looking at three midfielders

Inter are looking to sign three players from Serie A this summer, according to .

The Nerazzurri are eyeing Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante, Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella and Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira.

Barella would set Inter back around €40 million, while Torreira has a €25m release clause. Cristante has also been linked to Juventus and Manchester United.

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Hernandez ready to quit West Ham

West Ham striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez is prepared to leave the club this summer, reports the Mirror

The 29-year-old has started just 16 games this season after joining the Hammers in the summer from Bayer Leverkusen. 

And the Mexico international will now consider his options in the summer, with several Premier League clubs reportedly approaching West Ham in January about a transfer.