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Thursday’s transfer rumors – Liverpool plot an unbeatable offer for record-breaking African World Cup star

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Liverpool plot an unbeatable offer for record-breaking African World Cup star

The Reds aim to make Fiorentina a transfer offer they can’t refuse: €40 million for Sofyan Amrabat.

The defensive midfielder’s stock is at an all-time high after helping Morocco reach the World Cup semi-finals. He won possession 57 times in the tournament, more than any African player since 1966. His contract at Fiorentina runs until June 2024. [La Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian]

Martinez is on Man Utd’s radar

Manchester United have an eye on Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

The 30-year-old was a key part of Argentina’s World Cup-winning squad in Qatar. His performances are bound to attract suitors, and with David de Gea’s contract up next summer, United could launch a transfer bid. [Football Insider]

Lionel Messi verbally agrees to new PSG deal

Could Raphinha leave Barcelona?

Raphinha could be on his way back to the Premier League after struggling to make his mark at Barcelona.

The 26-year-old winger joined Barca in the summer from Leeds United for €58 million. In 18 appearances across all competitions, he has managed two goals and four assists. The coaching staff hope Raphinha can improve, but will assess him at the end of the season. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]

Brazilian wonderkid to snub Man City & Newcastle for Chelsea

Chelsea lead the chase for Vasco da Gama midfielder Andrey Santos.

The 18-year-old Brazilian has caught the interest of Manchester City and Newcastle United. However, Chelsea have got the jump on their rivals, with Santos close to completing a transfer to the Premier League side.

Santos has scored eight goals in 37 appearances for Vasco da Gama and is under contract with the Brazilian Serie B club until 2027. [Lucas Pedrosa – SBT Sports]

Cristiano Ronaldo will decide his future ‘in the next days’

Real Madrid, PSG & Man City in for Argentinian youngster

16-year-old Argentinian Gianluca Prestianni has Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, and Manchester City chasing his signature.

The left winger plays for Velez Sarsfield and has made six first-team appearances this term. His contract at the club runs until 2024. However, while Real Madrid have already signed Endrick, they also want Prestianni and have approached the player’s agent. [Ekrem Konur]