All the latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue, and much more.
Mertens the alternative for Martinez for Barca.
FC Barcelona have set sights on Napoli’s Dries Mertens. The Catalans are desperate to add firepower to their squad. Lautaro Martinez is believed to be their primary target but they are unwilling to match his huge release clause. As a result, Barca have turned their attention to signing Mertens, who is much cost-effective alternative. [Nieuwsblad]
Man United agree on Henderson loan extension.
Manchester United have reached an agreement with Sheffield United to extend Dean Henderson‘s loan deal until the end of this season.
The English shot-stopper’s impressive performances have seen him become a key player in the Blades’ quest to attain European football. As per the previous agreement, his deal was due to expire on June 30. But Man United have now agreed to let him conclude the season at Bramall Lane. However, he will not be allowed to play against his parent club when the two sides meet on June 24. [Daily Mail]
Juve open to selling Ramsey.
Juventus are considering parting ways with Aaron Ramsey when the transfer market opens. The Bianconeri are in urgent need to cut down their wage bill so as to cope up with coronavirus enforced recession. And Ramsey, who has around a whopping €450,000-a-week wages, could become the first victim of the clear out.
Manchester United are one of the few Premier League clubs Juve have offered the 29-year old midfielder to. [Daily Mail]
Immobile interests Man United.
Lazio’s Ciro Immobile has reportedly attracted the attention of Manchester United. The Red Devils are considering making a move for him this summer.
The move, however, looks unlikely as the Italian outfit are determined to keep hold of the striker, who has three more years on his current contract. Liverpool and Napoli are also the other big names Immobile has been linked to in the recent past. [Calciomercato]
PSG enter race for Dest.
Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to bid for Ajax’s Sergino Dest. The French champions identify Dest as a replacement for Thomas Meunier, who will quit the club once his contract runs out this summer.
PSG’s sudden interest will serve as a blow for Tottenham who also were pursuing the USA international. The departure of Kieran Trippier and inconsistent performances from Serge Aurier have prompted Spurs to make strengthening the right-back position a priority. [Voetbal International]