The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Liverpool set their asking price for Sadio Mane
The Reds would consider selling Sadio Mane for over £35 million (€41m/$44m) in the summer transfer window.
Reports emerged at the weekend claiming Mane is ready to leave Liverpool in favor of a new challenge. The 30-year-old winger has attracted interest from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. [Daily Mail]
Barcelona’s two central defensive targets revealed
Sevilla’s Jules Kounde and Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly are on Barcelona’s transfer shortlist.
The Blaugrana are interested in signing either of the center-backs as they seek to reinforce their defense for next season. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]
Luka Modric & Marcelo confirm Real Madrid futures
Luka Modrić confirms his contract extension with Real Madrid: “Yes! See you here next season”. ⚪️✍🏻 #RealMadrid
…and Marcelo confirms he’s set to leave the club: “This was the final step of my journey as Real Madrid player”. pic.twitter.com/GKdsa05jFt
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 29, 2022
Liverpool make an approach to Dembele
The Reds have eyes on a free transfer deal for Ousmane Dembele as doubts over Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino’s futures linger.
Dembele is out of contract next month. Several clubs have expressed an interest, including Chelsea and PSG. Now Liverpool have entered the mix by approaching the Barcelona winger’s representatives. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Rangnick won’t take up Manchester United consultancy role
Former interim Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick won’t take up his two-year consultancy role at the club.
The 63-year-old German will instead concentrate on his new job as the head coach of the Austrian national team.
Real Madrid set to announce Antonio Rudiger deal
Real Madrid are set to announce Toni Rüdiger as first signing for the next season. Medical already completed in London weeks ago and contract signed. ⚪️🤝 #RealMadrid
Rüdiger’s agreement with Real will be valid until June 2026. No option for further season. pic.twitter.com/XIFj5wZLGX
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 30, 2022
Barcelona to allow Depay exit…on one condition
The Catalan giants would allow Memphis Depay to leave in the summer, but only if they can find a replacement first.
Manager Xavi Hernandez is open to keeping the 28-year-old forward if he cannot acquire his transfer targets. Depay is also keen to stay at Barcelona, having only joined the club from Lyon last summer. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Could Lukaku re-join Inter?
Romelu Lukaku has reportedly emerged as Inter Milan’s prime transfer target for the summer.
The Nerazzurri have already discussed ways to re-sign Lukaku from Chelsea. The Belgian has struggled for form since leaving Inter, mustering a measly eight goals in 26 Premier League games last season. [Calciomercato – in Italian]