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Friday’s transfer rumors – Lampard planning a clearout

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All the transfer rumors from around the footballing world, the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and much more.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is planning a major overhaul at Chelsea this summer. He is wanting to get rid of eight players.

This includes Kepa Arrizabalaga, Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Pedro, Willian Marcos Alonso, Emerson and Kurt Zouma (Sun)

City wants Everton’s Holgate.

Manchester City is considering a move for Everton defender Mason Holgate this summer.

His form has been crucial in Everton’s recent resurgence and not gone unnoticed by the likes of Pep Guardiola.

He is considered a bargain at only 30 million pounds. (Mirror)

Arsenal ready to make Mari move permanent.

Pablo Mari has already done enough at the Emirates Stadium to convince Arsenal to make his loan move a permanent one.

Mari only arrived from Flamengo this winter, but Mikel Arteta has already been impressed by the defender. (Coluna Do Fla, via Football.London)

Sturridge turned down Premier League return.

Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge had the opportunity to return to the Premier League this winter.

Aston Villa tried to sign him, however, the England international decided to remain in Turkey.

He hopes to be playing Champions League football with his current side Trabzonspor next season. (Fanatik, via Sport Witness)

Chelsea join the race for Upamecano

Chelsea and Frank Lampard are plotting an overhaul of his side’s defense this summer.

The number one target to start the rebuild is RB Leipzig’s French center-back Dayot Upamecano.

The Blues will have to fight off the likes of Arsenal, Everton, and Tottenham for his signature. (Mirror)

Gomes could still stay at United

Manchester United are still hopeful of convincing Angel Gomes to sign a new contract with the club.

The 19-year-old prodigious talent can leave on a free this summer.

The likes of Barcelona, PSG, and Inter Milan are all said to be offering the youngster an opportunity.  (Manchester Evening News)