The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Dortmund eye Malen as a Sancho replacement
As Manchester United close in on a transfer deal for Jadon Sancho, Borussia Dortmund have identified a replacement in Donyell Malen.
The 21-year-old is Dortmund’s preferred target as the German club will only have to invest a small sum of the cash from Sancho’s sale to convince PSV Eindhoven into a sale. They’re not the only team interested, though. Liverpool, for one, are reportedly already in talks with Malen. [Mirror]
Mbappe to Liverpool rumors are false
Reports claiming that Liverpool contacted Paris Saint-Germain to enquire about Kylian Mbappe have been deemed false.
All involved parties have branded the claims as ‘fake news coming from nowhere’. [Fabrizio Romano]
Chelsea star James interests Guardiola
Reece James has emerged as a surprise transfer target for Manchester City.
Citizens boss Pep Guardiola is a ‘huge admirer’ of the 21-year-old and has listed him as a target for this summer. Chelsea, however, are not looking to put James on the market. He still has another four years left on his current contract. [The Athletic – subscription required]
Barcelona eye Gaya as potential Alba replacement
The Blaugrana have identified Jose Luis Gaya as a potential replacement for Jordi Alba if the left-back leaves Camp Nou.
Inter Milan have allegedly expressed an interest in Alba ahead of the summer transfer window. Should that be the case, Barcelona will turn to Valencia’s Gaya as Junior Firpo could also leave. [Marca]