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Saturday’s transfer rumors – Pogba to sign new Man United contract

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

Pogba to sign new Man United contract

Despite strong rumors of an exit to either Real Madrid or Juventus, Paul Pogba could yet remain at Manchester United, with the 27-year-old expected to sign a new contract. The Frenchman is seen as a leader at the club and is fondly respected by players in the United camp, as per Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague. (Express)

Mane could be Real Madrid bound eventually

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is not expected to remain at Liverpool forever and could be open to the idea of a new challenge with Real Madrid in Spain. This is the opinion of Monaco’s Keita Balde, who happens to be Mane’s teammate with national side Senegal. (AS, in Spanish)

Buffon agrees contract extension with Juventus

Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has agreed a contract extension with Juventus. The Italian goalkeeper’s current contract with Juve runs out in the summer and the 42-year-old is set to remain with the club for one more season. It would be a remarkable 19th season for Buffon in the Serie A. (Tuttosport, in Italian)

Dortmund wanted Greenwood for Sancho transfer to happen

Borussia Dortmund initially asked about the availability of teenager Mason Greenwood, when Manchester United made their intentions known about Jadon Sancho. The Red Devils have been strongly pursuing the 20-year-old and have already made him their summer priority. However, the club would not entertain any deal involving Mason Greenwood. (ESPN)

Arsenal to miss out on Kurzawa again

The Gunners are set to miss out on PSG left-back  Layvin Kurzawa once again. The 27-year-old was set to leave the French champions on a free transfer this summer, with Arsenal reportedly agreeing a deal ahead. His contract with PSG might now be extended.  (Sport)

Simeone contacts Wanda Nara over Icardi transfer

Atletico boss Diego Simeone has contacted Mauro Icardi’s wife and agent Wanda Nara over a possible transfer for the 27-year-old. The Argentine is currently on loan at PSG from Inter and is expected to return back to the Serie A once his loan deal is complete. Inter are also willing to move on from the forward and Atletico are one of the sides already in contact. (Tuttosport, in Italian)

Diego Costa to run down his contract with Atletico

Diego Costa is expected to run down his contract with Atletico and could leave on a free transfer next summer. The striker will be 32 by then and Diego Simeone would be more interested in getting younger options. (Marca)

Barca to offer French-trio in return for Neymar

Despite what reports are saying, Barcelona are not giving up in their attempt to bring Neymar back to the club. To tempt PSG to sell, the Catalan side are willing to offer the French trio of  Samuel Umtiti, Ousmane Dembele and Jean-Clair Todibo as part of a deal. Barcelona have been badly hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic and would try to cost costs in any transfer as much as possible. (Mundo Deportivo, in Spanish)