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Friday’s transfer rumors – PSG name their top target to replace Messi

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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.

PSG name their top target to replace Messi

Paris Saint-Germain plan to pursue AC Milan forward Rafael Leao for the summer transfer window.

The club’s hierarchy views Leao as a potential replacement for Lionel Messi. The 23-year-old is under contract at AC Milan until 2024. PSG director Luis Ocampos plans to work on a deal in the coming weeks. [Calciomercato – in Italian]

‘Operation Haaland’ is back on Real Madrid

Real Madrid have reactivated ‘Operation Haaland’.

The Spanish giants intend to go all-out for Erling Haaland in 2024. By then, the 22-year-old striker’s alleged €240 million release clause at Manchester City will be active. He joined the Premier League club from Borussia Dortmund last summer for €60 million. [AS – in Spanish]

Julian Nagelsmann still hasn’t heard from Bayern Munich

Three Premier League clubs eye Iling-Junior

Chelsea, Manchester City, and Newcastle United are eyeing Juventus winger Samuel Iling-Junior.

The 19-year-old Englishman’s progress has got the Premier League trio hot on his heels. The three clubs are each considering a transfer bid. He has made 11 first-team appearances for Juve this season and supplied two assists. [90min]

Real Madrid eye move for possible Kroos & Modric successor

Celta Vigo midfielder Gabriel Veiga has emerged as a potential transfer target for Real Madrid.

The 20-year-old Spaniard’s progress has caught the eye of several clubs, including Barcelona. Real Madrid are the latest club to throw their hat in the ring. They see him as a possible successor for either Luka Modric or Toni Kroos. [Sport – in Spanish]

Bojan Krkic retires from football

Lindelof to decide Man Utd future soon

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof will decide his future once the 2022/23 campaign ends.

The 28-year-old Sweden international has lost favor at Old Trafford. Under new manager Erik ten Hag, he has made just nine Premier League appearances, five as a starter. His contract runs out in 2024. [Mirror]