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Friday’s transfer rumors – Ten Hag targets three Premier League stars for Man Utd

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Ten Hag targets three Premier League stars for Man Utd

Supposedly, Manchester United will hand Erik ten Hag a ‘transfer war chest’ if he takes over at Old Trafford this summer.

The Ajax coach wants to use these funds to sign a new striker and two ready-made midfielders. Three Premier League players are on his list. First up is Tottenham forward Harry Kane. Then its midfield duo Declan Rice of West Ham and Aston Villa star John McGinn. [Telegraph]

PSG to offer Mbappe €150m for TWO seasons

Paris Saint-Germain have offered Kylian Mbappe €150 million in a two-year contract offer.

The French striker, however, is holding out for Real Madrid. He hopes the LaLiga club can offer him a similar or better package. So far, they’ve offered €30 million per year – which is miles off PSG’s proposal.

No other clubs are involved in the Mbappe transfer saga. [Guillem Balague]

Liverpool complete Fabio Carvalho deal

Brazil plot a mega offer for Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has become a target for the Brazilian national team. His €20 million-per-season contract at the Etihad runs out next year.

Selecao boss Tite is expected to quit after the 2022 World Cup. But while the priority is to prepare for the tournament, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has still approached Guardiola.

The CBF has sent a contract offer to Guardiola’s brother and agent, Pere, until the 2026 World Cup. The salary will be around €12 million after taxes. [Marca]

Could Barcelona and Wolves agree a swap deal?

Barcelona and Wolves could agree to a swap deal ahead of the summer transfer window.

The agreement would turn Adama Traore’s loan deal into a permanent one. In turn, Wolves can sign on-loan Barca winger Francisco Trincao permanently. [Birmingham Mail]

Manchester United to start Luke Shaw contract talks soon

Bayern Munich plot to sign two Ajax players

Ajax stars Ryan Gravenberch and Noussair Mazraoui are on Bayern Munich’s radar.

The Bavarians are confident about signing Gravenberch. They also hope to pip Barcelona to Mazraoui as part of a five-year deal. The right-back would earn €4 million a season if he joins Bayern on a free transfer. [Sport1 – in German]

Arsenal and Real Betis to enter Bellerin transfer talks

Real Betis want to keep full-back Hector Bellerin after his loan deal ends in the summer.

Arsenal will probably be open to a permanent transfer deal, as Bellerin is out of contract next year. Betis may begin talks with the Gunners over the coming weeks.[Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]