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Monday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona’s next target after Lewandowski capture revealed

Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich
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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.

Barcelona’s next target after Lewandowski capture revealed

After the transfer of Robert Lewandowski, Barcelona have turned their attention to Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.

Due to the heavy interest in Kounde, with clubs like Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea also keen, Sevilla have set a €60 million asking price for the 23-year-old Frenchman. [Marca]

Marcelo ‘offered’ to Lyon

Former Real Madrid captain Marcelo has been offered to Lyon.

The 34-year-old Brazilian became a free agent this month after his Real Madrid contract, which earned him €9 million, per season, expired. Lyon have emerged as a potential destination. However, while keen to sign a new left-back, the French giants may struggle to meet Marcelo’s wage demands. [Foot Mercato – in French]

Matthijs de Ligt’s move to Bayern Munich gets the green light

De Jong would prefer Bayern Munich over Man Utd

Joining Manchester United, or any English club for that matter, doesn’t appeal to Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

The 25-year-old Dutchman would instead consider a transfer to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. Barcelona want to sell him  to balance their wage bills and to comply with LaLiga’s FFP rules. The Catalan giants reportedly have a transfer agreement in place with United, worth around €85 million. [Sport – in Spanish]

Could Torres replace De Ligt?

Villarreal defender Pau Torres has emerged as a potential replacement for Matthijs de Ligt at Juventus.

The Bianconeri have listed Torres as their No.1 priority if De Ligt completes a transfer to Bayern Munich. They are also interested in Arsenal center-back Gabriel. [Gianluca Di Marzio – in Italian]

AS Roma make an offer to Paulo Dybala

Davies is set to swap Liverpool for Rangers

Liverpool defender Ben Davies is on the verge of completing a transfer to Scottish Premiership side Rangers.

The 26-year-old has not played in the first team since joining Jurgen Klopp’s side from Preston North End in 2021. He spent last season on loan at Championship club Sheffield United. Therefore, Liverpool will likely sell him to Rangers for around £4 million (€4.7m). [The Guardian]