Advertisement
  • Transfer news

Friday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona set for last-ditch £60m bid to sign Chelsea target

Raphinha
Getty Images

The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

Barcelona set for last-ditch £60m bid to sign Chelsea target

Advertisement

The Blaugrana could make a last-ditch transfer bid of around £60 million (€70m) to sign Leeds United winger Raphinha.

As things stand, Chelsea are in pole position to land the 25-year-old Brazilian. The Blues have agreed to a deal worth £55 million (€64m) with Leeds. But after selling 10% of their LaLiga TV rights, Barcelona could yet spring a surprise. [Times – subscription required]

De Ligt and Chelsea talks in progress

Talks between Chelsea and Juventus for Matthijs de Ligt are progressing.

Advertisement

De Ligt would be open to a summer transfer to Chelsea. Juventus had wanted the 22-year-old defender’s €120 million release clause to be activated, but appear to have softened their stance. [Telegraph – subscription required]

PSG sign Porto midfielder Vitinha

Tottenham are already in talks for another new player

As Tottenham close in on a deal for Everton forward Richarlison, they already have another signing lined up in Djed Spence.

Advertisement

Spurs are in advanced talks with the 21-year-old right-back’s club, Middlesbrough. The deal will involve an initial transfer fee of £15 million (€17m), plus add-ons. [Sky Sports]

Barcelona make a third unsuccessful bid for Lewandowski

Bayern Munich have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for Robert Lewandowski.

Barcelona allegedly offered a deal worth €45 million for the striker. It would’ve involved an initial transfer fee of €40 million, plus a further €5 million in add-ons. But Bayern want at least €50 million guaranteed for their prized asset. [Bild – in German]

Advertisement

Richarlison completes Tottenham medical

Could Neymar join AC Milan?

AC Milan are reportedly interested in Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar.

PSG may allow their world-record signing to leave in the summer, leaving AC Milan hopeful they can strike a ‘goodwill’ deal to make the move possible. [UOL Esporte – in Portuguese]

Advertisement

Romero could make a surprise return to Man Utd

Sergio Romero is keen on a return to Manchester United, a year on from his departure.

The 35-year-old goalkeeper is open to resuming his previous role as back-up for first-choice keeper David de Gea, after leaving Italian club Venezia. He is available for a free transfer. As Dean Henderson nears a loan move to Nottingham Forest, Red Devils coach Erik ten Hag is looking for another shot-stopper. [Manchester Evening News]