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Sunday’s transfer rumors – Man City choose between Messi & Haaland

Sunday's transfer rumors - Man City choose between Messi & 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.

Haaland tops Messi on Manchester City’s transfer list

Despite Pep Guardiola’s attempts to play down the transfer talk, the Erling Haaland rumors refuse to go away. The latest claims suggest the Norwegian has overtaken Lionel Messi as Manchester City’s top transfer target. [Mirror]

City, of course, will lose record scorer Sergio Aguero once his contract ends at the end of the season.

Mata to sign on for another year at Old Trafford?

Despite making only 12 appearances in all competitions this season, Juan Mata is set to stay. Manchester United reportedly plan to trigger an option to extend his contract for another 12 months, ensuring he cannot leave as a free agent this summer.

But Mata is settled in Manchester and would be happy to continue for another year. [Star]

Arsenal may have to sell Saka for Odegaard

Tough times call for desperate measures at the Emirates, but is this worth it?

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is in a race against time to transform the club back into top-four contenders. The next two months are apparently crucial, and he has to make some hard choices to raise the funds.

One of them could be selling young stars such as Bukayo Saka in order to sign Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on a permanent deal and other new players. [Times – subscription required]

Icardi to replace Cavani at Man United?

The Red Devils are considering Mauro Icardi as a potential replacement for Edinson Cavani. The Paris Saint-Germain striker has fallen out of favor in France and could be open to a summer transfer.

As signing Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund could prove too expensive, Manchester United may make an approach for Icardi. [Teamtalk]

Juventus look to offload Dybala

Paulo Dybala’s glorious six-year spell in Turin could end in the summer on a rather unfortunate note.

The recent string of controversies involving the Argentine has reportedly left Juventus ‘betrayed’. The Bianconeri are now open to offloading him before his contract expires in 2022 and hope to broker an exchange deal. [Daily Mail]