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Thursday’s transfer rumors – Ten Hag ‘hell bent’ on signing Premier League midfielder

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Ten Hag ‘hell bent’ on signing Premier League midfielder

Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse has emerged as a transfer target for Manchester United.

Erik ten Hag is ‘hell bent’ on strengthening his midfield for next season. The manager, therefore, has an eye on Ward-Prowse. The 28-year-old could be available for a summer move, especially if Southampton get relegated to the Championship. [Football Insider]

Messi to become part-owner of Inter Miami?

Inter Miami are prepared to offer Lionel Messi an equity stake in the MLS club.

The proposal would be way to tempt Messi into joining Inter Miami. However, while the 35-year-old forward’s future at Paris Saint-Germain is in doubt, he would prefer to stay in Europe for another season. [Independent]

Frank Lampard could become Chelsea’s interim manager

Mac Allister update as Premier League transfer interest grows

Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Alexis Mac Allister has attracted interest from Arsenal, Liverpool, and Manchester United.

Two of these three clubs have already made formal approaches. Mac Allister’s father and agent are keeping tabs on the situation in England. [César Luis Merlo – TyC Sports]

Modric ‘uncomfortable’ at Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is growing uncomfortable with his contract situation at the LaLiga club.

The 37-year-old’s current contract runs out in the summer. He would rather stay than seek a free transfer elsewhere. However, Real Madrid are yet to begin talks over an extension, and with the season nearly over, Modric is becoming more worried. [Goal]

Arsenal & Reiss Nelson enter contract talks

Leicester name their price for Maddison

Leicester City would be open to selling midfielder James Maddison for a transfer fee of around £50 million.

The Foxes accept Maddison may pull the curtain on a five-year stay this summer. Talks over a new contract have not been successful. With the 26-year-old’s current deal to expire in 2024, Leicester may try to recoup a fee now, especially if they end up relegated this season. [Telegraph – subscription required]