The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
10 players set to leave Man United this summer
Manchester United may do a clear-out under new manager Erik ten Hag when the transfer window reopens. Around 10 players could be on their way out.
Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Juan Mata, and Lee Grant will all leave as free agents when their contracts expire. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly, and Phil Jones can also leave.
The 10th player who could leave is Dean Henderson. Newcastle and Bournemouth are interested in signing the goalkeeper on a season-long loan deal. [Daily Mail]
Why did Pogba reject a move to Man City?
Paul Pogba accepted personal terms with Manchester City for a free transfer this summer.
The midfielder, however, rejected the move because he was concerned about the backlash from the Manchester United supporters. [Times – subscription required]
Robert Lewandowski only wants a Barcelona move
Robert Lewandowski has already had two direct contacts with Xavi. The plan is still clear, contract until June 2025 discussed – it’s up to the clubs now. 🔵🔴 #FCB
There are no talks with any other club yet – as he wants Barcelona as priority.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 19, 2022
Pepe tipped for Arsenal exit
Arsenal are reportedly ready to listen to transfer offers for winger Nicolas Pepe.
The 26-year-old Ivorian has struggled to meet expectations following his club-record €80 million arrival from Lille in 2019. He has now lost favor under manager Mikel Arteta. Therefore, Arsenal are ready to sell at a ‘huge loss’ this summer. [Football Insider]
Bernardeschi to follow Chiellini and Dybala out of Juve
Federico Bernardeschi will follow Giorgio Chiellini and Paulo Dybala out of Juventus this summer after five seasons in Turin.
A Kylian Mbappe decision for Sunday is not guaranteed
Kylian Mbappé will have new direct, internal discussion with his camp and family today. Still no ‘green light’ to Real Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain. ⏳🇫🇷 #Mbappé
None of Kylian’s camp is now able to guarantee that the decision will be announced on Sunday or… maybe earlier.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 20, 2022
Barcelona eye move for €40m-rated Valencia star
The Blaugrana are considering a move for Valencia star Goncalo Guedes.
The 25-year-old, who can play as a winger and second striker, is available. Valencia want a transfer fee of around €40 million. Barcelona will hold more talks with Los Che first, before making any final decision. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]
Arsenal balk at Man City’s asking price for Jesus
The Gunners have balked at Manchester City’s £55 million valuation of Gabriel Jesus.
To bolster their attacking ranks for next season, Arsenal sounded out Jesus over a possible transfer. His agent confirmed an approach earlier this month. The Brazilian striker has one year left on his Man City contract, but it seems the club won’t entertain a cut-price deal.
With this in mind, Arsenal will now consider alternatives for new strikers. [ESPN]