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Thursday’s transfer rumors – Liverpool plan summer squad clearout

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Latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and more.

Bayern identify potential Alaba replacements.

Stuttgart’s Borna Sosa Werder Bremen’s Marco Friedl are on the radar of Bayern Munich as they prepare for life after David Alaba.

23-year-old Sosa is valued at around €20 million while Friedl, a former Bayern youth, is understood to have a buyout clause in the region of €10 million. [Sport Bild]

South America return for Falcao?

Radamel Falcao is linked with a summer transfer to River Plate.

The Galatasaray striker played for the Argentinian side during the early years of his career from 2005 to 2009 and now could return to the club for a second stint. [ESPN]

Calabria in line for Milan renewal.

AC Milan plan on handing Davide Calabria a contract extension before the end of the season.

Impressed by his rise to prominence this season, the Serie A side want to offer a pay rise to the right-back which would see his annual earning increase to €1.6 million.

Calabria has been crucial to Milan’s rise to the top of the Serie A table this season. [Calcio Mercato]

Man City close to signing Fluminense starlet.

Liverpool plan summer sale.

Xherdan Shaqiri, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Divock Origi are some of the players with an uncertain future at Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp is intent on a squad overhaul at the end of the season with his fringe players unable to prove their worth in the absence of first-team stars.

Naby Keita, who has struggled for form and fitness throughout his time at the club, and Adrian, who has lost his No.2 jersey to Caoimhin Kelleher, could also be put up in the transfer list in the summer.

Georginio Wijnaldum, meanwhile, who is out of contract at the end of the season, is linked with a move to FC Barcelona. [The Sun]

Toure takes up assistant coach role.

Yaya Toure has been named the assistant coach at Olimpik Donetsk, the club has confirmed.

The former Manchester City and FC Barcelona midfielder began his playing career in Donetsk with Metalurh Donetsk in 2003 and has now returned to the Ukrainian city to begin his coaching career.