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Friday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona favorites to sign €40m AC Milan star for free

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Barcelona favorites to sign €40m-rated AC Milan star for free

Despite interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool, Franck Kessie may favor a free transfer to Barcelona instead.

The 25-year-old Ivorian’s contract at AC Milan runs out in the summer. He is apparently interested in a move to Camp Nou, as a potential long-term successor for Sergio Busquets. [Marca]

Ronaldo plans showdown talks for Manchester United future

Cristiano Ronaldo is planning showdown talks with his agent, Jorge Mendes, about his Manchester United future.

The 37-year-old Portuguese is allegedly ‘disillusioned’ with life back at Old Trafford. He wants face-to-face talks with Mendes in March to discuss his options ahead of this summer’s transfer window. [Star]

Douglas Costa joins LA Galaxy

The 31-year-old winger has joined LA Galaxy on a six-month loan deal from Juventus. He will sign for the club permanently on a one-and-a-half-year contract afterward.

Mane opens the door for Real Madrid & Barcelona moves

Sadio Mane would be open to the idea of swapping Liverpool for Real Madrid or Barcelona this summer.

The 29-year-old Senegalese has dreamed of playing in La Liga since he was a child. He has informed his agents of this desire, with his Liverpool contract due to end in the summer of 2023. [Goal – in Spanish]

Manchester United squad want Pochettino as their next manager

The Red Devils players would prefer to see Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino become Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s replacement as their new permanent manager.

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