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Sunday’s transfer rumors – Man United’s top summer target revealed

Sunday's transfer rumors - Man United's top summer target revealed
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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.

Kounde becomes Man United’s top summer target

After Bayern Munich’s capture of RB Leipzig center-back Dayot Upamecano, Manchester United have set their sights on Jules Kounde. Early signs suggest the Sevilla defender has become their top summer transfer target. [Express]

European giants target Tapia

Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, and Atletico Madrid are among several European clubs keen on Renato Tapia. The 25-year-old Peruvian has impressed in the Celta Vigo midfield, prompting a series of suitors.

Tapia’s market value has soared this season and it’s understood Celta have a €30m release clause in his contract. [AS – in Spanish]

Laporte to join Real Madrid?

Injuries, along with a positive COVID-19 test, have restricted Aymeric Laporte to eight Premier League appearances. John Stones and Ruben Dias have since formed a formidable partnership in central defense, leaving the Frenchman with a fight on his hands for regular football.

But Laporte, who has played as a left-back in two of his last four league games, is of interest to Real Madrid. The Spanish giants plan to monitor his situation to see how it folds out. [Star]

4 clubs vie for Gladbach’s Neuhaus

Florian Neuhaus is a wanted man these days. The 23-year-old’s reputation has soared at Borussia Monchengladbach recently and he was almost an ever-present figure in the club’s qualification for the Champions League knockout stages this season.

Liverpool, Manchester City, Juventus, and Bayern Munich have all noted his progress and are keeping tabs on him. [Kicker]

Ziyech considering Chelsea exit

Hakim Ziyech’s mixed start to life at Stamford Bridge has left him allegedly unhappy. The former Ajax star has only played in two of new Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel’s first five games in charge.

Therefore, if rumors are to be believed, he wants to hold talks with Chelsea director of football Marina Granovskaia to discuss his future. [Corriere dello Sport]