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Sunday’s transfer rumors – Van de Beek waiting on Barcelona’s bid

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Van de Beek waiting on Barcelona’s bid

Ajax midfielder Donny Van de Beek is currently attracting interest from Manchester United and Tottenham. However, the 23-year-old will rather unite with his compatriot Ronald Koeman at Barcelona. Rumors further fueled about a potential transfer when the midfielder was left out of his side’s squad in a friendly yesterday. Should Barca fail to make any offer soon, the Red Devils will be in pole position to complete his signing. (Sport)

Manchester City hopeful of double mega-swoop

Manchester City are still feeling confident about their chances of signing Lionel Messi this summer. Amidst growing reports of an exit, the Citizens are confident they can agree a deal with Barcelona to sell their captain in a £250m plus player deal. Elsewhere, Guardiola could also be set for a bumber contract renewal with his current one set to expire at the end of next summer. (Mirror)

Inter still keen on Ndombele

Inter Milan are still keen on Tottenham’s record-signing Tanguy Ndombele. Antonio Conte is a big fan of the midfielder and is looking to snatch him over to the San Siro. However, the Italian giants have been put off by Spurs’ £55m valuation of the player. Also, Spurs chairman Daniel Levy still believes Ndombele can turnaround his career under Mourinho next season.  (Express)

Aston Villa prepare offer for Arsenal’s Martinez

Aston Villa are preparing a 10m offer for Emiliano Martinez. The Arsenal goalkeeper is considering his future away from the club. The Argentine believes he deserves to be a first team player at this stage. A wish he might not get with Bernd Leno still at the club. The Gunners will strongly consider offers for the 27-year-old.

De Bruyne contract talks put on hold

Manchester City are looking to tie Kevin de Bruyne to a new contract worth up to £350,000 per week. However, their plans might be put on hold temporarily. The midfielder’s agent got arrested in Belgium and it risks complicating the whole situation for City.  (Mirror)