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Monday’s transfer rumors – Man Utd eye a deal for former Chelsea striker

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Man Utd eye a deal for former Chelsea striker

AS Roma striker Tammy Abraham has emerged as a potential transfer target for Manchester United.

The Red Devils are monitoring Abraham. They’ve had scouts at Roma games this season to check his progress. However, with an €80 million buy-back clause, Chelsea are open to re-signing the 25-year-old at the end of the season. [Athletic – subscription required]

Newcastle’s two summer midfield targets revealed

Newcastle United are targeting Leicester City star James Maddison and Manchester United man Scott McTominay.

McTominay has made just seven starts in the Premier League this season. The 26-year-old Scotland international’s lack of regular game time has made Newcastle hopeful of doing a deal. The Magpies also remain keen on Maddison, who they tried to sign in January. [Football Insider]

Arsenal, Man City & Liverpool eye Brennan Johnson

Tottenham face competition from Barcelona for Ugarte

Barcelona will rival Tottenham for Sporting CP defensive midfielder Manuel Ugarte.

The 21-year-old Uruguay international is viewed as a potential Sergio Busquets successor. He has been in excellent form this season, stirring interest across Europe. Aside from Tottenham, Wolves are also admirers. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]

Mari is one step closer to a permanent Arsenal exit

Monza defender Pablo Mari is close to joining the Serie A club from Arsenal on a permanent deal.

The agreement hinges on Monza avoiding relegation from Serie A this season. They are currently on course to do so, sitting 10th in the standings. Mari joined Raffaele Palladino’s side last summer on a season-long loan deal. [Football London]

Raheem Sterling has no plans to leave Chelsea

Torres & Chukwueze could leave Villarreal

Villarreal are open to selling defender Pau Torres and forward Samuel Chukwueze.

Villarreal’s decision hinges on whether the pair accept new contracts at the club. Both players enter the final years of their respective deals this summer. Villarreal don’t want to lose them on a free transfer. The LaLiga club will open talks with their representatives soon. [Marca – in Spanish]