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Monday’s transfer rumors – Real Madrid playmaker to be offered deal by La Liga rivals

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Real Madrid playmaker to be offered deal by La Liga rivals

Real Betis aim to sign Real Madrid playmaker Isco on a free transfer.

The 30-year-old Spaniard will become a free agent once his contract ends this summer. He has made just three starts in La Liga this season. Therefore, Betis hope to lure him back to Andalusia.

The Copa del Rey winners are prepared to make the former Malaga man one of their highest-paid players. [Marca]

Arsenal in talks with Jesus

The Gunners are reportedly in advanced transfer talks with Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.

The 25-year-old Brazilian’s representatives have been in discussions with Arsenal for a number of months.

Apparently, Jesus is open to a move to the Emirates. The striker’s lack of consistent game time, plus the potential arrival of Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, has raised doubts about his Man City future. His contract at the Etihad expires in 2023. [The Athletic]

Real Madrid reach a verbal agreement with Antonio Rudiger

Barcelona considering summer bid for Ajax defender

Ajax central defender Lisandro Martinez is on Barcelona’s transfer radar.

The 24-year-old Argentine is one of the defenders Barca are monitoring for next season. He can also play as a left-back and his wage demands fit the club’s financial structure. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Elneny open to Arsenal stay

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny would sign a new contract even if the club cannot grant him assurances over his game time.

Asked by Mark Mann-Bryans on the Independent if he would be happy to stay even if not playing, Elneny replied: “Of course.

“I always love a challenge and give 100 percent all the time. I don’t decide who plays but I keep going in training to show how good I am and to make him play me.

“If I don’t play, I keep going until I get my chance. If Arsenal say ‘we want you’ I don’t think about leaving. It’s my family for six years. I love this club.”

Marquinhos intends to stay at PSG

Origi to AC Milan rumors heat up

AC Milan want to confirm the signing of Liverpool striker Divock Origi by the end of the month.

Advanced negotiations took place between Origi’s representatives and AC Milan recently. It looks as though the Serie A side may be the 27-year-old’s next destination as things stand.

Origi will be available for a free transfer this summer once his Liverpool contract ends. [Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian]