Chelsea could lose valuable academy players due to sanctions
Chelsea will likely lose some of its top academy players in the summer if things do not improve. The government’s sanctions mean the club cannot renew expiring contracts of players with at least six of its academy top talents running into free agency soon.
Some of them include George McEachran, Xavier Simons and Thierno Ballo
Barcelona target Salah as an option if Haaland’s move fails
Barcelona has set Mohammed Salah as its backup option should efforts to persuade Erling Haaland to Camp Nou fails.
The Egyptian is said to be open to a switch with his contract extension talks with Liverpool stalling over a disagreement in demands.
Manchester United turn focus to Harry Kane
Manchester United has turned its focus towards poaching Harry Kane away from Tottenham in the summer after sensing outran in the race for Erling Haaland by neighbours Manchester City.
Kane was a subject of record-breaking bids from City last summer but a move failed to materialize and the Citizens are now in hot pursuit of the Borussia Dortmund forward paving way for United to make attempts to price away from the England captain from the Tottenham Stadium.
Neymar and Ramos consider PSG exit
Neymar and Ramos are two of Paris Saint-Germain stars to be linked with exit rumours are the two are said to be considering the future at the Parc des Princes.
The pair’s decision is influenced by sustained fans abuse by the Paris faithful. The latest was the booing of Neymar and Messi during the Ligue 1 match against Bordeaux where PSG run out 3-0 winners.
Benfica approached Di Maria over a possible return to Portugal
Benfica is looking set to bring Angel Di Maria back to Portugal 12 years since he departed the Lisbon-based side for Real Madrid.
Di Maria has decided not to renew with PSG when his contract ends in the summer and the Portuguese club has already contacted his agent.
Juventus looking for buyers for Rabiot
Juventus are looking for a new club for French midfielder Adrien Rabiot with the Bianconeri eager to get his hefty wages off the wage bill.
Rabiot earns €7million per season in Italy and has failed to score a single goal in 24 appearances for the club this season. There is no reported interest from any known club yet but Juventus may have to look for other options if they are to get him out of the club before the end of his contract in 2023.
Barcelona contacted Deco over Raphinha’s transfer
Barcelona are interested in signing Leeds United Brazilian winger Raphinha. The club has already contacted Deco who is the agent for the player and also the South American scout for the club.
Barcelona will have to compete with Premier League clubs including Liverpool and Chelsea [now on hold] for the player.