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Sunday’s transfer rumors – Real Madrid to swap two players for De Ligt?

Matthijs de Ligt, Juventus
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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.

Real Madrid could swap two players for De Ligt

The Spanish giants hold an interest in Matthijs de Ligt but cannot afford to invest an astronomical transfer fee.

The club’s president, Florentino Perez, is thinking about offering Juventus two of his own players in exchange for De Ligt. The players in question are Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio, and Luka Jovic. [Calcio Mercato – in Italian]

Rudiger wants Chelsea stay as Christensen nears new contract

Despite the option of becoming a free agent in next summer’s transfer window, Antonio Rudiger wants to stay at Chelsea. The club’s financial offer, however, is below his expectations. So talks over a contract extension have hit a wall at the moment.

Meanwhile, Andreas Christensen is closing in on a new deal at Stamford Bridge. The Dane has had some issues recently, but he remains on course to commit his future to Chelsea. [Benchwarmers]

Kroos to join Newcastle?

The Magpies are interested in a move for Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos.

After a Saudi-led takeover, Newcastle are considering a €30 million offer for Kroos. The new owners believe the German could be ‘vital to start the winning project’. [El Nacional – in Catalan]

Pogba remains undecided on Manchester United future

Paul Pogba hasn’t decided if he’ll leave Manchester United or not at the end of the season.

As his contract expires next summer, the France international can talk to foreign clubs over a free transfer for 2022/23 in January. United have offered him a new deal. However, Pogba isn’t sure yet if staying at Old Trafford is the right move on a professional and personal level.

Whatever Pogba’s final decision may be, it won’t be based on if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stays as the manager or not. [Benchwarmers]

Van de Beek wants out of Manchester United

The Netherlands international has given up on his Red Devils future and has told his agent to find a new club.

Donny van de Beek, who has barely played this season, could leave Old Trafford in the January transfer window. [Mirror]