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Friday’s transfer rumors – Haaland makes Barcelona contract demand

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

Haaland makes Barcelona contract demand

Erling Haaland would consider a transfer to Barcelona in the summer – but only on a short-term contract.

A move to Camp Nou has enticed Haaland. The Borussia Dortmund striker may even accept a less lucrative salary compared to what he could earn at Real Madrid or Manchester City.

But if Haaland decides on Barcelona, he doesn’t want a deal any longer than 2-3 years. This way, Barca can offer him a better salary when their finances improve in the future or he could move elsewhere. [Le10Sport – in French]

Dembele emerges as a possible target for Manchester United

The Red Devils are monitoring Lyon striker Moussa Dembele.

Signing a new striker is a priority for Manchester United ahead of the summer transfer window. They sent scouts to watch Dembele in Lyon’s Europa League clash at Porto on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old Frenchman didn’t disappoint either by assisting Lucas Paqueta’s match-winning goal. [Daily Mail]

Update on Chelsea’s contract situation

Manchester United make their move for Ten Hag

The Red Devils have ‘sounded out’ Ajax boss Erik ten Hag in their search for a new manager.

The 52-year-old Dutchman would be keen to discuss the role if Manchester United make a formal approach. He is under contract at Ajax until the summer of 2023. [Sky Sports]

Dybala to consider Juventus exit

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala will listen to transfer offers from other clubs for his services.

The 28-year-old Argentine is out of contract in the summer, making him available for a free transfer. He could still stay at Juventus, although contract talks between player and club have stalled. [Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian]

‘An above 50%’ chance Kylian Mbappe will join Real Madrid

Tuchel responds to uncertainty over Chelsea future

Thomas Tuchel has said he is ‘still happy’ to be Chelsea’s manager but admits he and the team cannot influence the situation after the UK government sanctioned the club’s owner Roman Abramovich.

Read the full story here on Ace Football

Gomez eyes a Liverpool summer exit

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has eyes on a transfer away from Anfield this summer.

The 24-year-old has been reduced to a bit-part role in Jurgen Klopp’s side. Therefore, he could search for a club that can offer him regular minutes to boost his chances of making England’s 2022 World Cup squad.

Tottenham, West Ham, Newcastle, and Leicester City are all interested in Gomez, who is under contract at Liverpool until 2024. [90min]