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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona’s salary offers for Kessie & Mazraoui revealed

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The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

Barcelona’s salary offers for Kessie & Mazraoui revealed

Barcelona have a €6.5 million net per season offer ready for AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie. They also plan to offer Ajax full-back Noussair Mazraoui almost €5 million, with add-ons included, if he joins.

Both players, as well as Chelsea defenders Andreas Christensen and César Azpilicueta, are set to be available on free transfers this summer.

Suarez to join Aston Villa?

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard is monitoring Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez.

The pair played alongside each other at Liverpool between 2011 and 2014. Now Gerrard has eyes on a reunion at Villa Park, with Suarez losing favor at Atletico this season.

The 35-year-old has not started in any of the club’s four games and stayed on the bench in the 1-1 first-leg draw against Manchester United in the Champions League last-16 stage this month. [Athletic – subscription required]

Barcelona enter the race for Premier League star Raphinha

The Catalan giants have joined the transfer race to sign Leeds United winger Raphinha.

The 25-year-old Brazilian has supplied nine goals and three assists in 27 Premier League games this season, earning himself many suitors. Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool are among them.

Raphinha is under contract at Elland Road until June 2024 and his market value is rated at €40 million. [Sportitalia]

Edinson Cavani to leave Manchester United for La Liga move

Kane & Pochettino to reunite at Manchester United?

Manchester United could revisit their interest in Tottenham striker Harry Kane in the summer.

As a move for Erling Haaland is unlikely, Kane is the next best transfer alternative. The move could set up a potential reunion between the England captain and Mauricio Pochettino, who is linked with the manager’s job. [Mirror]

Barcelona make Salah their Plan B

Barcelona will try to pull off a transfer for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah if they cannot sign Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland.

Salah’s future is up in the clouds after he rejected a new contract offer from Liverpool. The Egypt international’s current deal runs until the summer of 2023. [Diario AS – in Spanish]