The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Barcelona shortlist three new left-back targets
The Blaugrana have shortlisted left-backs Robin Gosens (Atalanta), Angeliño (RB Leipzig), and Jose Gaya (Valencia) as summer transfer targets.
Junior Firpo is expected to leave Camp Nou. Therefore, Barcelona plan to sign another left-back that can ease the burden on an aging Jordi Alba. Three men are on the shortlist so far, but Gosens seems to be the favored option.
The 26-year-old German is under contract with Serie A club Atalanta until June 2022. [Sport – in Spanish]
Wijnaldum confirms Liverpool exit
Georginio Wijnaldum bid an emotional goodbye after playing his last match at Anfield on Sunday.
The Dutch midfielder, who is out of contract in the summer, ended his Liverpool career on a high by helping Jurgen Klopp’s men defeat Crystal Palace 2-0 to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League.
Real Madrid make Ceballos transfer decision
Dani Ceballos will return to Real Madrid once his Arsenal loan deal expires in the summer.
The 24-year-old has a problem, though. Real Madrid appear to have no plans for him. The Spanish giants, therefore, are waiting for transfer bids to arrive as they seek to balance the books. [90min]
Bielsa to sign a new deal with Leeds
Marcelo Bielsa has reportedly agreed on a new one-year deal with Leeds United.
After winning the Championship last season to end the club’s 16-year absence from top-flight football, the Argentine coach went one better this term by guiding Leeds to a solid ninth-place finish in the Premier League. [Mirror]
Bale opens up on his future
Gareth Bale has decided his future, but he won’t disclose his decision until after this summer’s European Championship as it would ‘cause chaos’.
The 31-year-old has enjoyed a decent end to his season-long loan spell back at Tottenham. He took his tally for the campaign up to 16 goals by scoring twice in Sunday’s 4-2 win over Leicester.
As things stand, Bale will return to parent club Real Madrid to see out the final year of his contract with the Spanish club.