The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Man United’s hopes of landing £60m striker rest on one condition
The Red Devils hope to sign Benfica’s £60m-rated ($79m/€71m) striker Darwin Nunez in the summer transfer window.
Their chances of pulling off a deal, however, rest on qualifying for the Champions League next season. Manchester United currently sit four points outside the top four in the Premier League table.
A move to Spain, where Atletico Madrid have a long-standing interest, is the most probable option for Nunez at the moment. [Telegraph – subscription needed]
Kante rejected PSG approach
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante turned down an approach from Paris Saint-Germain in January.
The Ligue 1 giants wanted to sign Kante for next season, but the 31-year-old is happy at Chelsea. He has no plans to leave London unless the club want him to. [Le Parisien – in French]
PSV confirm Ruud van Nistelrooy on three-year deal
Ruud van Nistelrooij vanaf de zomer Hoofdcoach PSV.
— PSV (@PSV) March 30, 2022
Dembele could stay at Barcelona
Ousmane Dembele remaining at Barcelona is back on the cards.
The 24-year-old Frenchman was set to leave Camp Nou at the end of his contract this summer. A revival under Xavi, however, has changed the tide. Barcelona plan to begin renewed talks over a new deal. [Marca]
Arsenal aiming to keep Lacazette
The Gunners could offer Alexandre Lacazette a new one-year deal at the end of the season.
The 30-year-old striker’s contract expires in the summer. Former club Lyon and Barcelona are interested in signing him on a free transfer. Staying in north London isn’t off the table, though. [L’Equipe – in French]
Bruno Fernandes’ new five-year Manchester United contract done
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 31, 2022
Neymar wants to stay at PSG
Contrary to speculation suggesting otherwise, Neymar is happy and wants to stay at Paris Saint-Germain.
The 30-year-old forward is under contract in the French capital until June 2025. A transfer to another club is unlikely, because of his salary demands. Therefore, he could run out the rest of his contract. [Goal]
Liverpool beat Real Madrid to Fulham sensation
The Reds have beaten Real Madrid to the signature of Fulham midfielder Fabio Carvalho.
The 19-year-old Portuguese has been on both clubs’ radars for much of this season. It looks like Liverpool have swooped in for his services, though, after almost doing a transfer deal in January. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Barcelona keeping tabs on Robert Lewandowski
🔄 (LEWANDOWSKI): Robert Lewandowski will leave Bayern this summer if he doesn't renew his contract. He wants to clarify the situation soon.
• Barça are keeping tabs and know that he wants a long term contract. They're talking but nothing is advanced.
— Barça Buzz (@Barca_Buzz) March 30, 2022
Martial for Kane?
Manchester United could use Anthony Martial as a makeweight in a deal for Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
The Red Devils want to sign a striker ahead of the summer transfer window. Kane is one option under consideration. Tottenham rate the 28-year-old England captain at over £100 million ($131m/€118m), although United hope to knock this price down by using Martial.
Spurs have enquired about Martial, who is on loan at Spanish club Sevilla, in the past. [ESPN]