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Monday’s transfer rumors – Chelsea aim to poach top-rated Arsenal youngster

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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 aim to poach top-rated Arsenal youngster

The Blues have approached Arsenal U-18 striker Khayon Edwards over a transfer in the summer.

The 18-year-old has 17 goals and six assists in 22 games this season at all levels. His progress has caught the eye of clubs in England and Germany. He is yet to sign his first professional contract either, and Chelsea are now waiting in the wings. [Goal]

Leipzig attempt to hijack Man Utd’s move for Ten Hag

RB Leipzig are attempting to hijack Manchester United’s move to hire Erik ten Hag as their next manager.

Talks between Ten Hag and Manchester United are reportedly at an advanced stage. The Ajax boss is in the pole position for the manager’s job at Old Trafford, ahead of PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino. But if there is any delay, Leipzig may try to take advantage. [Telegraph – subscription required]

Permanent Kulusevski-Tottenham deal a ‘matter of time’

Dortmund pip Arsenal & AC Milan in Hazard race

Borussia Dortmund are the early favorites to sign Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard in the summer transfer window.

The 31-year-old Belgian is out of favor and seemingly on his way out of the Spanish capital. Arsenal and AC Milan are also interested in a move for Hazard. [Cadena Ser – in Spanish]

Haaland makes Manchester United transfer decision

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has dismissed transfer interest from Manchester United.

The 21-year-old Norwegian believes the Premier League club cannot fulfill his on-pitch ambitions. Manchester City and Real Madrid are the rumored favorites to sign him. [ESPN]

Inter to hold contract talks with Ivan Perisic

Muller set to stay at Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich chairman Herbert Hainer is confident Thomas Muller will end his career at the Allianz Arena. The 32-year-old attacking midfielder’s contract ends in June 2023.

Speaking to BR24 Sport, Hainer said: “I am firmly convinced that Thomas Muller belongs to Bayern like the Frauenkirche [cathedral] belongs to Munich. I am convinced he will end his career at Bayern.” The 32-year-old attacking midfielder will enter the final year of his contract in the summer.

Valencia to allow Cillessen exit

Valencia will allow goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen to leave in the summer transfer window.

The 32-year-old Dutchman is a reported target for PSV Eindhoven. In order to boost their finances, Valencia would do business with the Dutch club. [Marca]