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Monday’s transfer rumors – Liverpool eye surprise swoop for Chelsea star to replace Sadio Mane

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Liverpool eye surprise swoop for Chelsea star to replace Sadio Mane

The Reds have transfer-listed Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic as a potential replacement for Sadio Mane.

As reports continue to link Mane with a summer exit, Liverpool have turned their attention to Pulisic. The 23-year-old American made 13 Premier League starts last season. He is under contract at Chelsea until June 2024. [Bild]

Donny van de Beek set to stay at Man Utd

Matic to reunite with Mourinho at Roma

Nemanja Matic will reportedly reunite with his former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho at AS Roma.

The 33-year-old midfielder will join Mourinho’s side on a free transfer after his Manchester United contract expires at the end of June. He’ll sign a one-year deal, with the option for a second season included. [Gianluca Di Marzio – in Italian]

Barcelona set for fresh Raphinha talks

The Catalan giants plan to visit Leeds to discuss the plan for Raphinha.

Barcelona hope to seal a deal during football director Mateu Alemany’s meeting with Leeds. A deal, however, won’t come cheap. Leeds want a transfer fee of around €65 million. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]

William Saliba will return to Arsenal

Liverpool reject a Mane bid from Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich’s opening bid of an initial £21 million (€25m) for Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was unsuccessful.

The Bundesliga champions guaranteed £21 million to Liverpool, plus a further £4 million in add-ons. The Reds, though, rejected the offer despite reports of Mane wanting to leave Anfield. [The Times]