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Ten Hag eyes €125m deal for a future Man Utd captain
Manchester United are ready to enter the transfer race for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham.
Red Devils boss Erik ten Hag considers Bellingham a ‘generational talent’. He feels the 19-year-old can become a United captain one day. That said, United are yet to make a formal offer. Any potential bid may need to be at least €125 million. [Telegraph – subscription required]
Henry turns down France job offer
Thierry Henry has rejected a chance to become manager of the French women’s national team.
The 45-year-old Frenchman’s last role was as an assistant to Roberto Martinez for Belgium until last December. He appears to have an eye on the vacant USA men’s head coach position. [ESPN]
Julian Alvarez signs a new Man City deal until 2028
Julian Alvarez: 2028! ✍️🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/8jP2hLoROq
— Manchester City (@ManCity) March 16, 2023
Vieira’s future as Palace manager is in question
Crystal Palace will take a decision over the future of manager Patrick Vieira during next week’s international break.
Vieira has endured a torrid start to 2023. Palace are yet to win a game, having lost seven of their 12 matches (D5). They are three points above the relegation zone in 12th place in the Premier League table. [Telegraph – subscription required]
Al-Ittihad eye Hazard as a Zaha alternative
If Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha won’t join, Al-Ittihad will try to lure Eden Hazard over to Saudi Arabia instead.
The 32-year-old winger is out of contract next June. Real Madrid may try to sell him this summer, rather than see him leave on a free transfer in 2024. [Ekrem Konur]
Declan Rice is a top summer target for Chelsea
News #Rice: Chelsea is definitely in the race and highly interested – confirmed! He’s one of the top candidates in order to strengthen the defensive midfield.
— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) March 16, 2023
Man Utd eye swap deal for Dumfries
Manchester United may offer Victor Lindelof to Inter Milan as part of a swap deal for Denzel Dumfries.
United couldn’t afford a move for Dumfries in the January transfer window. However, with Inter interested in Lindelof, a trade may be an ideal alternative. Inter need to reinforce their defense, especially as Milan Skriniar looks likely to join Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. [Football Insider]