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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Bayern step up Sane chase

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal, Leroy Sane of Manchester City, Donny van de Beek of Ajax
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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.

Everton deadset on signing Rodriguez.

Everton have identified James Rodriguez as their number one summer target. Carlo Ancelotti coached the Columbian during his time at Real Madrid and holds him in high regard. The Toffees are also preparing to offer him a four-year contract. [Mundo Deportivo]

Arsenal decide to sell Aubameyang.

Arsenal are yet to close down a new contract with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who is set to become a free agent this summer. The Gunners fear they could lose their skipper on free and, therefore, are now willing to listen to offers in the range of €35 million (£30m). Manchester United, Chelsea, and Barcelona all seem interested in Aubameyang. [The Sun]

Bayern ramp up Sane pursuit.

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick reportedly held a 30-minute-long telephonic conversation with Leroy Sane discussing a potential transfer. Sane, who suffered a serious injury before the season, has been linked with a switch to the Allianz Arena since the last season. Flick, who was previously showed reluctance in signing Sane, is now on board. [Transfermrkt]

Newcastle join race to sign Van de Beek.

Newcastle United have emerged as a surprise candidate for signing Donny van de Beek. The midfielder played an integral part in Ajax reaching upto the Champions League semifinals last season and has been on the radar of several European top dogs since then. Van de Beek is also heavily linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid. [Le10 Sport]

Premier League quartet chasing Gabriel.

Lille defender Gabriel has been riling up interest from several Premier League clubs as of late. Everton have launched a €35 million bid for the center-back. However, Gabriel is still pondering over his options with Arsenal, Chelsea, and Leicester City all interested in his transfer. [Le10Sport]