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Saturday’s transfer rumors – Spurs in talks for Skriniar

Houssem Aouar of Lyon, Milan Skriniar of Inter Milan, Thomas Lemar of Atletico Madrid,
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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.

Three-way tussle for Aouar.

Juventus, Manchester City, and Arsenal are all interested in snapping up Lyon’s Houssem Aouar. Lyon value the player at around €60 million (£54m), but that price tag could be tricky in the COVID-19 market.

The attacking midfielder has impressed in the 2019/20 season, scoring nine goals along and registering eight assists across all competitions. His contract with the French side runs through to 2023. [L’Equipe via Daily Mail]

Spurs advance Skriniar talks.

Talks between Tottenham and Inter Milan regarding the potential transfer of Milan Skriniar have intensified in the last few weeks. Inter are ready to part ways with the defender in an exchange deal. The 25-year old has found himself out of favor and also wants out of Inter. [Tuttosport via Sport Witness]

Everton looking to sign Lemar.

Everton are eager to secure the services of Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Lemar this summer. However, the player’s price tag is posing problem for the Toffees.

Lemar has struggled to rise up to the expectations since joining Atletico in 2018. Nevertheless, the club do not want to take a big loss on the €70 million (£63m) fee they paid for him. [Le10 Sport]

Sarr on Liverpool’s wishlist.

Liverpool are considering making a move for Watford’s Ismaila Sarr. Liverpool want to add depth in their attack and identify the Senegalese forward as an ideal candidate.

The Reds could also use Sarr’s close relationship with compatriot Sadio Mane as a bargaining chip in the transfer deal. [Liverpool Echo]

Wolves to open contract talks with Nuno.

Wolves are confident of keeping hold of manager Nuno Espirito Santo beyond this season. The club, however, will stall assessing his future until after their Europa League campaign. The Portuguese tactician’s current contract expires at the end of next season. [Daily Mail]