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Saturday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona plotting a move for Haaland

Saturday's transfer rumors - Barcelona plotting a move for Haaland
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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 plot a potential Haaland move

Joan Laporta is ready to launch a bid to become Barcelona president again and is already eyeing up transfers. One of them is apparently Erling Haaland. It’s understood Laporta plans to use his friendship with the striker’s agent, Mino Raiola, to make a deal. [El Chiringuito]

Haaland has a reported release clause of €75m on his Borussia Dortmund contract, which will become active in 2022.

Chelsea & Man City target Tagliafico agrees new Ajax deal

Despite appearing set to leave last summer amid Chelsea and Manchester City interest, Nicolas Tagliafico remains an Ajax player. In fact, the left-back has now agreed on a contract extension in Amsterdam. His current deal runs until June 2022. [De Telegraaf – in Dutch]

AC Milan ready to make Thauvin an offer

Florian Thauvin’s brilliant form this season has sparked interest across Europe. And with his Marseille contract to expire next summer, clubs are already queuing up to battle for his services. Now AC Milan are ready to join in and offer the winger a long-term contract worth €3m per season. [Sport Mediaset]

Man United want competition for Wan-Bissaka

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has made the right-back spot his own at Manchester United since his €55m arrival from Crystal Palace last year. It turns out, however, United are concerned by his lack of contributions in attack.

The Red Devils plan to amend this by bringing in a new right-back over the next two transfer windows to compete with Wan-Bissaka. [ESPN]