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Friday’s transfer rumors – Man United eye Lingard-Sancho swap deal

Friday's transfer rumors - Man United eye Lingard-Sancho swap deal
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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.

Manchester United eye Lingard-Sancho swap deal

The Red Devils plan to make another transfer bid for Jadon Sancho.

After failing to match Borussia Dortmund’s £100 million price tag last year, Manchester United could instead offer Jesse Lingard in an attempt to sign Sancho for a lower transfer fee this summer.

Lingard is also wanted by West Ham following an impressive loan spell with the Hammers. [The Sun]

Keita to join Atletico Madrid?

Diego Simeone has the ‘great wish’ to sign Naby Keita in the summer transfer window.

The Atletico Madrid manager is keen to add the out of favor Liverpool midfielder to his ranks. Keita is reportedly ‘the first move’ Simeone plans to make at the end of the season. [Fichajes via Star]

Ronaldo’s mother pushes for Sporting comeback

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother, Dolores Aveiro, has promised to talk to him about a return to his boyhood club Sporting CP.

While celebrating Sporting’s first Portuguese league title in 19 years, she told the club’s supporters from her balcony on Tuesday:

“I’ll talk to him [Cristiano] to bring him back. Next year he will play in Alvalade [Sporting’s stadium].”

Depay to join Barcelona on one condition

Memphis Depay is ready to join Barcelona in the summer once his contract with French club Lyon expires.

The forward has even agreed to a pay cut at Camp Nou. His deal with Barcelona, however, hangs on his former Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman continuing as the club’s manager for next season. [Marca]

Tuchel receives Chelsea transfer boost

Thomas Tuchel will have a £150 million transfer budget in the summer as he eyes some major moves.

Chelsea are thrilled with their new manager and will support him big time in the transfer market. Tuchel’s top priority is a new striker with a proven scoring ability. Erling Haaland and Romelu Lukaku are reportedly at the top of the German’s shortlist. [The Sun]