• Transfer news

Monday’s transfer rumors – 13-goal Premier League striker a real possibility for Chelsea

© Ace Football

The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

13-goal Premier League striker is a real possibility for Chelsea

Chelsea may bid for Brentford striker Ivan Toney in the summer transfer window.

The 26-year-old is the third-highest Premier League scorer this season, with 13 goals in 19 games. Chelsea like Toney a lot, but won’t pursue their interest right now. The FA has charged him with illegal gambling activity, and if found guilty, could face severe punishment. [GiveMeSport]

Matip looks to be on his way out of Liverpool

Liverpool are open to summer transfer offers for defender Joel Matip.

The former Cameroon international has made just nine appearances in the Premier League following an injury-troubled campaign. His contract at Anfield runs until 2024. Liverpool are prepared to let him and fellow center-back Nat Phillips go. [Football Insider]

Nicolo Zaniolo gives ‘green light’ to Galatasaray transfer

Aubameyang will ‘100%’ leave Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is ‘100%’ likely to leave Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

The 33-year-old striker is out of the club’s Champions League squad for the remainder of the campaign. Barcelona were interested in re-signing him in January, but FIFA’s rules prohibited the Catalan club from doing so. [CaughtOffSide]

Man City to reward Lewis with a new deal

Manchester City look set to tie down Rico Lewis’ future by awarding the right-back a new long-term contract.

The 18-year-old has broken into the first team this season, making 14 appearances in all competitions. He has started in six of City’s last seven Premier League games. Therefore, the club will offer him a new deal, one which may include a pay rise of up to 400%. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

West Ham expect British transfer record fee for Declan Rice

Mourinho wants Chelsea return

AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho wants ‘to come back’ to Chelsea for a third stint.

The 60-year-old Portuguese previously coached the Blues on two separate spells between 2004 and 2015. When the club first went up for sale, he allegedly ‘approached’ prospective new buyers. [GiveMeSport]