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Saturday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona plan to offload 14 players

Saturday's transfer rumors - Barcelona plan to offload 14 players
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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.

Barcelona plan to offload 14 players

With their La Liga title hopes almost over, Barcelona have begun making plans for the summer transfer window.

The Catalan giants plan to begin a reconstructing process at Camp Nou and must also seek ways to lower wages because of the lingering financial effects from the pandemic.

Players such as Neto, Samuel Umtiti, Junior Firpo, Miralem Pjanic, Matheus Fernandes, Martin Braithwaite, and Philippe Coutinho could all leave. [Mundo Deportivoin Spanish]

Manchester United hold talks with Varane

The Red Devils are holding ‘exploratory talks’ with Raphael Varane.

The Real Madrid defender is considering his future as he enters the final year of his contract. Several clubs are interested, but most of them only plan to make a transfer move in 2022.

So Manchester United, who have held a long-term interest in Varane, could finally make a move for the £60 million-rated star. [Manchester Evening News]

Salah to replace Mbappe at PSG?

As Kylian Mbappe considers his future, Paris Saint-Germain must also contemplate potential replacements.

The Parisians, therefore, have reportedly listed Mohamed Salah as a possible target. Although Liverpool won’t sell on the cheap and will expect offers of at least €80 million for their top scorer. [ESPN]

Arsenal make a transfer decision on Ceballos

Dani Ceballos is set to return to parent club Real Madrid once his second loan deal with Arsenal ends at the end of the season.

The Gunners have no plans to extend Ceballos’ stint in north London for a third season. [Independent]

Ronaldo won’t return to Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has shut down talk of a return to Sporting CP this summer.

The 36-year-old has recently been linked with a return to his boyhood club following a tough season with Juventus.

Read the full report on this story here on Ace Football.