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Thursday’s transfer rumors – PSG prepare €70m bid for top Barcelona target

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PSG prepare €70m bid for top Barcelona target

Paris Saint-Germain are plotting to sign Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva before the end of the summer transfer window.

The reigning Ligue 1 champions are prepared to pay as much as €70 million for the 28-year-old, while also offering improved personal terms compared to what he would receive at Barcelona.

Barca still hope to sign Silva, but can’t rival the financial package that PSG would offer. [The Times – subscription required]

Could Pulisic join Man Utd?

Manchester United have enquired about a loan move for Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic.

Having seen their attempts to sign players like Adrien Rabiot and Frenkie de Jong falter, United are scurrying for reinforcements upon making their worst start to a Premier League campaign.

The Red Devils, however, might face competition from Juventus and Atletico Madrid for Pulisic. [ESPN]

Aubameyang is focused on Chelsea, not Man Utd

Keita is unhappy at Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is unhappy with his role at the club and may seek out a transfer.

The 27-year-old Guinean has one season left on his contract but could look to depart this summer. He wants more game time, although there are currently no known clubs looking at him. [Sky Sport – in German]

Emerson-West Ham move is off

West Ham United have withdrawn their transfer interest in Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmieri.

Because of the 28-year-old’s excessive salary demands, the Hammers will look elsewhere. They are also interested in Club Brugge midfielder Hans Vanaken. [The Guardian]

Marcos Alonso’s Barcelona move still on

Manchester United have reignited their long-standing interest in a transfer for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

The Red Devils have spoken with the Serbia international’s agent, although they haven’t lodged a bid. This comes after United cooled their interest in Juventus star Adrien Rabiot. Real Madrid’s Casemiro is also on their radar. [Foot Mercato – in French]