The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Real Madrid eye move for €80m-rated Liverpool forward
Real Madrid are interested in signing Liverpool forward Sadio Mane for either this summer’s transfer window or next year.
Florentino Perez is a long-term admirer of Mane. The Real Madrid president considers him a target for 2023, when the Senegalese’s contract at Liverpool ends.
But Perez could try to sign Mane this summer instead, if he cannot sign Erling Haaland or Kylian Mbappe. [Fichajes – in Spanish]
Why didn’t Alvaro Morata join Barcelona in January?
Álvaro Morata on Barcelona deal collapsed in January: “It's not important now. I had a conversation with Allegri about it [Barça bid] – he told me that Dusan's arrival would help me and so it was” 🇪🇸 #Juve
“I'm happy to be at Juventus – if it was up to me, I’d always stay here”. pic.twitter.com/MaFFcInFaN
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 21, 2022
Real Madrid or Manchester United – which club will Pochettino join?
Real Madrid may rival Manchester United for Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Los Blancos remain ‘huge admirers’ of Pochettino as doubts over Carlo Ancelotti’s future linger. The Spanish giants are also aware of the close relationship the Argentine has with their top transfer target Kylian Mbappe at PSG. [Mail]
Inter Milan consider an approach for Jesus
The Nerazzurri are monitoring Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus as a potential transfer target.
The 24-year-old Brazilian is out of contract at the Etihad in June 2023. He has supplied 88 goals and 43 assists in 220 appearances upon joining City from Palmeiras for €32 million in January 2017. [CalcioMercato – in Italian]
Shaqiri completes MLS move
Xherdan Shaqiri has completed a €7 million transfer from Lyon to Chicago Fire. The 30-year-old Swiss winger has signed a contract with the MLS side until December 2024, and he will use the No. 10 jersey.
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) February 22, 2022
Aubameyang wants Dembele to stay at Barcelona
Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is doing his best to encourage Ousmane Dembele to sign a new contract at Camp Nou.
The players are long-time friends, having previously played together at Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga.
Chelsea keeping tabs on Wolves star defender
The Blues are considering a summer transfer bid for Wolves defender Max Kilman.
The 24-year-old Englishman has been a standout performer in the Wanderers defense this season. Therefore, Chelsea may sign him to bolster their backline for next season. They may need to sign at one new center-back, as Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger are out of contract in the summer. [Talksport]