Football transfer rumours: Christensen offered Premier League return; Real Madrid reject Varane reunion

90min rounds up the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip circulating around the world…

Andreas Christensen has received several offers from a number of the Premier League’s elite sides over a return to England after he tumbled down the pecking order at Barcelona. The former Chelsea centre-back could be available for £51m. (Fichajes)

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United all “threatened” to trigger the £51m release clause of Sporting CP defender Goncalo Inacio but ultimately declined to do so before the window closed. (Correio da Manha)

Another defender who could be on his way to England is Atalanta’s Giorgio Scalvini, with Manchester City and Chelsea ready to rival Man Utd for his signature. (Fichajes)

Karim Benzema will meet with Al Ittihad officials in the coming days to try clear the air after a winter window in which he was heavily linked with a return to Europe. (Ben Jacobs)

Arsenal are considering reintegrating midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga into their squad for next season after being impressed by the 24-year-old during his loan with Luton Town. (Football Transfers)

Also on Arsenal‘s radar is Eintracht Frankfurt forward Omar Marmoush. The 24-year-old has seven Bundesliga goals to his name this season. (

Barcelona want a new defensive midfielder during the summer transfer window and have set their sights on Amadou Onana of Everton. (Marca)

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Could Onana move to Barcelona? / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Real Madrid rejected the chance to make a late move to re-sign centre-back Raphael Varane from Man Utd. (Defensa Central)

The Spanish giants will bid farewell to legendary midfielder Luka Modric this summer, with the Croatian veteran not likely to be offered a contract extension by Real Madrid. (Cadena SER)

Chelsea were contacted by the agent of Borussia Dortmund forward Donyell Malen on Deadline Day as the Blues prepared to send Armando Broja on loan to Fulham. (Simon Phillips)

Tottenham are planning to find a new striker in the summer window as they seek an outright replacement for Harry Kane. (Ben Jacobs)

Both Atletico Madrid and Juventus are exploring summer moves for Atalanta winger Ademola Lookman, formerly of Everton. (Sun)


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