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Friday’s transfer rumors – Chilwell next on Chelsea wishlist

Sergi Roberto of FC Barcelona, Ben Chilwell of Leicester City, Heung-Min Son of Tottenham
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Check out all the transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and more.

Man City weighing up Roberto move.

Manchester City are considering making a move for FC Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto in the summer. Defense, which has shown frailties this season, is an area of priority for Pep Guardiola going into the next one. Guardiola is well aware of Roberto’s capabilities and wants to reunite with him. Barca are also open to selling the Spain international whose contract is due to expire in 2022. [Mundo Deportivo]

Chelsea interest entices Chillwell.

Chelsea have identified Leicester City’s fullback Ben Chilwell as a priority transfer target. Frank Lampard is keen on bolstering his defensive options, especially for the left-back role, this summer. Chilwell is also tempted by the prospect of joining the Stamford Bridge. However, the 23-year old is not pushing for an exit from Leicester City. [The Mirror]

Real Madrid eyeing Son swoop.

Real Madrid have started taking interest in Tottenham’s Son Heung-min. President Florentino Perez, who is understood to be a keen admirer of the forward, wants him at the Santiago Bernabeu the next season. While Spurs are unwilling to part ways with their prized asset, they are open to listening to offers in the range of €150 million. Son’s contract with Tottenham runs through 2023. [Don Balon]

Arsenal set to sell Tierney.

Arsenal are considering parting ways with Kieran Tierney at the end of this season. Recurring injuries have prevented the 22-year-old from making an impact in his debut season at the club. The Gunners, who paid €27 million for his services, hence, are looking to cut their losses when the market reopens. Having worked with him previously at Celtic, Brendan Rodgers is interested in reuniting with Tierney at Leicester City. [The Express]

Tonali wants Inter move.

Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali is eager to jump ship to Inter Milan after this season. Tonali’s breakthrough this season has seen him get linked with a host of elite clubs including Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, and Liverpool. But now it appears as if the 20-year old has already made up his mind. Inter have opened talks with Brescia over securing the deal before the transfer window opens. [Fabrizio Romano]

PSG make opening move for Bennacer.

Paris Saint-Germain have launched an initial €30 million transfer bid for AC Milan’s Ismael Bennacer. PSG look to strengthen their squad and are keen on bringing in the midfielder. Milan, however, are unwilling to let go of Bennacer for a price below his €50 million buy-out clause. Manchester City are also linked with the signing of the 27-year old. [Calcio Mercato]