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Monday’s transfer rumors – Messi contacts Chelsea and Man Utd

Monday's transfer rumors - Messi contacts Chelsea and Man Utd
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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.

Messi’s reps contact Chelsea and Man United

The Lionel Messi transfer saga takes a new twist.

The Argentine’s representatives are allegedly planning for an exit from Barcelona. Manchester City have apparently got the green light to sign Messi if they pay him £500,000-a-week after tax.

Messi’s camp have also allegedly put out ‘feelers’ to Chelsea and Manchester United. The Blues, however, have ‘shown little interest’, while United want to focus on developing young players instead. [The Sun]

Tielemans to decide Leicester future soon

After scoring the decisive winner in Leicester City’s FA Cup final triumph over Chelsea, Youri Tielemans’ future is set to be resolved.

The 24-year-old midfielder will hold contract talks with Leicester at the end of the season. He has two years left on his current contract. [Mail]

Willian set for Arsenal exit

The Brazilian winger is set to leave Arsenal in the summer.

The Gunners await ‘official bids’ for Willian amid interest from clubs in Europe and the MLS.

Read the full report here on Ace Football.

Alderweireld to wait for the next Tottenham manager

Despite transfer interest from Club Brugge, Toby Alderweireld will delay any decision on his future.

The 32-year-old plans to wait until Tottenham appoint a permanent new manager before deciding what to do next. [Voetbal 24, via Express]

Icardi to join Juventus?

Transfer rumors linking Mauro Icardi to Juventus have resurfaced.

The former Inter Milan striker has had a difficult second season at Paris Saint-Germain. Therefore, he has been tipped for a Serie A comeback – a move his family would welcome.

Juventus have emerged as Icardi’s most likely destination, especially with the future of star attacker Cristiano Ronaldo in doubt. [Calciomercato – in Italian]