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Manchester United hopeful Rangnick can secure Haaland deal

The Red Devils believe incoming interim manager Ralf Rangnick can help seal a transfer for Erling Braut Haaland.

The in-demand Borussia Dortmund striker was a target for former Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. His rumored €75 million release clause becomes active in 2022.

One advantage Rangnick brings to the table in the Haaland race is his personal relationship with the star. In fact, the German was the one who convinced him to join Salzburg when he left Molde in 2019. [Mirror]

Lacazette braced for Arsenal exit

Alexandre Lacazette has admitted that his agents are looking at his options as his Arsenal contract expires next summer.

He told Telefoot: “Of course, my agents are looking to the right and to the left. But not until January, I really want to focus myself on something. And then we will see what is on offer, if the challenges are interesting, if there are beautiful projects, how they are counting on me.

“So there are still many questions, I prefer to wait until January to position myself.”

Real Madrid against summer move for Pogba

Despite Paul Pogba’s potential availability as a free agent next summer, Real Madrid won’t consider a deal.

The France international is out of contract at Manchester United at the end of the season. He has remained coy about his plans so far, amid reports linking him with transfers around Europe. [Marca – in Spanish]

Silva set for new Chelsea deal

The Blues want to tie veteran defender Thiago Silva down to a new contract.

The 37-year-old, who joined the club on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in 2020, is happy in London. He is even willing to extend his contract for another season. Therefore, Chelsea have a meeting scheduled with Silva and his representatives to discuss terms. [Benchwarmers]

Xavi remains coy on Barcelona transfer rumors

 FC Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez kept his cards close to his chest when quizzed over the club’s latest movements.

Sporting director Mateu Alemany is in Manchester for a business trip, prompting a surge in transfer rumors.

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PSG could allow Pochettino to leave in the summer

Mauricio Pochettino could yet become the next permanent Manchester United manager for the 2022/23 campaign.

Paris Saint-Germain would consider allowing their manager to leave, but only at the end of the season. The Parisians have no intention of releasing him from his contract before then. [Goal]

Fekir close to new Real Betis deal

Nabil Fekir is on the verge of signing a new contract at Real Betis.

The French midfielder, who almost joined Liverpool in 2018, has impressed in La Liga since completing a €19.75 million move from Lyon in the summer of 2019. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Gavi is on the verge of a new Barcelona deal

After tying youngsters Ansu Fati and Pedri down to new long-term contracts, Barcelona’s next target is Gavi.

The 17-year-old midfielder has broken into the first team this season but is out of contract in 2023 and has a €50 million release clause. This has stirred rumors of a move to Premier League side Chelsea.

However, Barcelona will offer Gavi a new five-year contract with an improved salary. The deal will also remove his buyout clause. The club board is confident the teenager will sign the deal soon. [Benchwarmers]