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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Man City eye summer move for Chelsea midfielder

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Man City eye summer move for Chelsea midfielder

Manchester City are eyeing Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic for a summer transfer.

The 29-year-old Croatia international is ready to leave Stamford Bridge after five seasons. His contract runs out in June 2024. He is open to a move to City. The Premier League club’s manager, Pep Guardiola, is a big admirer of his. [Daily Mail]

Wolves name their asking price for Barcelona target Neves

Barcelona have set their sights on Ruben Neves, but Wolves won’t let him go easily.

The Wanderers demand a whopping price tag of at least £45 million. Barcelona have admired Neves for over two years. As the 26-year-old’s contract runs out in 2024, they are ready to make an approach in the upcoming weeks. [Telegraph – subscription required]

Marcelo Bielsa becomes the new Uruguay manager

Man Utd & Chelsea seek to exploit Kim release clause

Manchester United and Chelsea are vying for the chance to snatch up Napoli’s center-back Kim Min-Jae.

Thanks to a clause in his contract, the talented 26-year-old can be signed for just €48 million during the first two weeks of July. But while Napoli’s loss might be United’s or Chelsea’s gain, the Serie A champions already got a plan – they’re scouting highly-touted Jurrien Timber from Ajax. [La Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian]

Silva to replace Messi at PSG?

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva is Paris Saint-Germain’s top transfer target.

The Parisians are looking to replace Lionel Messi, who is likely to leave the club this summer. Silva is a player they rate highly. The 28-year-old Portugal international is under contract until June 2025, so any deal to entice him away from City will probably not come cheap. [Le Parisien – in French]

Axel Tuanzebe will leave Man Utd this summer

Tottenham eye a deal for Raya

Tottenham have their eyes on Brentford’s star goalkeeper David Raya. The 27-year-old Spaniard is at the top of their transfer list.

Current Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris may end an 11-year stay in London this summer. He allegedly has an offer from Saudi Arabia. The deal would treble his salary. [Telegraph – subscription required]