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Friday’s transfer rumors – The favorites to sign Aguero revealed

Friday's transfer rumors - The favorites to sign Aguero revealed
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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.

Chelsea emerge as favorites for Aguero

Despite plans to leave Manchester City in the summer, Sergio Aguero wants to remain in the Premier League. Therefore, Chelsea are favorites to sign the striker on a free transfer. [Mail]

Reports have also credited London rivals Arsenal, Portuguese club Benfica, Italian champions Juventus, La Liga giants Barcelona, and Ligue 1 title holders Paris Saint-Germain with an interest.

Could Depay sign for Liverpool instead of Barcelona?

The Memphis Depay transfer saga has received a new twist in the form of Liverpool. The Reds apparently may ‘muscle in on’ on the former Manchester United player, whose contract with Lyon expires in June.

Although Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman, who tried to sign Depay last summer, is likely to make another attempt this year. [Marca]

Haaland’s agent and father to begin talks with 4 English clubs

After meeting Barcelona and Real Madrid for talks, Erling Haaland’s agent, Mino Raiola, and his father, Alf-Inge, are set to head to London.

The pair will allegedly hold meetings with Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, and Liverpool on Friday to discuss their transfer interest in the Borussia Dortmund striker. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Donnarumma set to commit his future to AC Milan

Gianluigi Donnarumma is expected to sign a two-year contract extension at AC Milan. The highly-rated goalkeeper reportedly favors continuing at San Siro rather than leaving in the summer once his current deal expires. [Calciomercato]

Maitland-Niles to end 18-year stay at Arsenal

Ainsley Maitland-Niles plans to leave Arsenal this summer. The Englishman, who has been a part of the Gunners set-up since 2003, has enjoyed playing in his preferred central midfield role on loan at West Brom.

But the 23-year-old accepts clubs higher up the table, including Arsenal, view him as a full-back and not a midfielder. Thus, he is prepared to leave north London. Wolves, Leicester City, Manchester United, and Southampton have been credited with an interest over the past year. [Telegraph]