The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Arsenal eye move for a second Man City star
Despite rumors already swirling about a transfer for Gabriel Jesus, Arsenal have now laid eyes on the Brazilian’s Manchester City teammate Raheem Sterling as well.
The Gunners are ready to explore a deal for Sterling if he becomes available this summer. The winger will enter the final year of his Man City contract in June. He has stalled talks over his future right now in order to concentrate on the club’s bid for the Premier League title. [Telegraph – subscription required]
Haaland set for Man City move
Erling Haaland is on the brink of joining Manchester City and a deal could be announced later this week.
The Premier League leaders will activate the €75 million release clause in the Borussia Dortmund striker’s contract.
Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich rumors denied
NOT TRUE ❌ is that Bayern is working on a Transfer of Sadio Mané. The Player was no topic in the Talks between Salihamidzic and Bezemer of Mané‘s agency „ROOF“ at Mallorca on Friday https://t.co/JUjJaBpALR
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) May 9, 2022
Coutinho closes in on a permanent Barcelona exit
Barcelona are on the verge of selling Philippe Coutinho to Aston Villa in a deal worth €20 million.
The 29-year-old midfielder is currently on loan at Villa Park. His impressive performances have convinced Steven Gerrard’s side to do a transfer deal. Talks are underway between Villa and Barcelona, and it appears they are progressing well. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]
Arsenal & Elneny begin contract talks
Arsenal have opened talks with midfielder Mohamed Elneny about a new contract.
While negotiations are at an early stage, Arsenal are determined to keep Elneny around. The 29-year-old Egyptian is a popular member of the squad. The club also values his experience and character highly.
Elneny’s current deal at the Emirates Stadium expires in the summer. [The Athletic]
Details of Erling Haaland’s Man City salary emerge
Despite rumours, Erling Haaland’s salary agreed with Manchester City won’t go beyond the level agreed with Kevin De Bruyne, now worth around £375,000 per week. 🔵⭐️ #MCFC
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 9, 2022
Pogba rejects Man City move
Paul Pogba has rejected a free transfer to Manchester City from local rivals Manchester United.
The 29-year-old midfielder has told the club that he plans to leave England at the end of the season once his contract at Manchester United expires.
Former club Juventus, Real Madrid, and Paris Saint-Germain are interested in the World Cup winner. [The Athletic – subscription requiered]