The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Third club ‘enters Kylian Mbappe race’
A third unidentified club has entered the transfer race for Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe. That’s according to Jerome Rothen. The ex-PSG and France winger insists Barcelona are out of the race, but couldn’t name the third club interested in Mbappe.
Speaking on the RMC show Rothen On Fire in France, Rothen said: “According to the information I’ve been given, there is a third club that has entered the fray and that could also make [Mbappe] think. I don’t know the identity of this club, but what is certain is that it is not Barcelona. It has been confirmed to me by the entourage.”
Manchester United & Spurs target Eriksen
Christian Eriksen’s former club Tottenham and Manchester United are considering signing the Danish midfielder.
Eriksen has returned to top form since joining Brentford in January on a free transfer. The 30-year-old’s current contract at the Premier League side ends in June. [Mail]
Matty Cash signs new Aston Villa deal
The 24-year-old right-back has signed a new five-year contract at Premier League side Aston Villa.
Delighted to extend my stay here at Aston Villa for another 5 years. Loving my time here and can’t wait to continue this exciting journey. Thanks to gaffa and everyone at the club for giving me this opportunity and especially to you fans for the continued support 💜💜 UTV pic.twitter.com/pVh0TV8sCN
— Matty Cash (@mattycash622) April 4, 2022
Abraham leaves the door open for Premier League return
Former Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has left the door open for a return to the Premier League.
The 24-year-old, who joined Roma for £34 million in last summer’s transfer window, told talkSPORT: “It’s all over the place at the moment. Who knows what the future holds? Of course, I grew up in England and I’m a London boy, so maybe one day I will be back in the Premier League to make noise there. But, for me right now, it’s about focusing on Rome.”
Dembele’s agent & Barcelona meet in Marrakech
Barcelona have reopened talks with Ousmane Dembele over a contract extension.
The club’s sporting director, Mateu Alemany, met with Dembele’s agent, Moussa Sissoko, in Marrakech, Morocco, on Monday. The meeting lasted for over two hours. [Helena Condis – in Spanish]
Real Madrid seal Vinicius Tobias deal
Vinicius Tobias has officially completed his move to Real Madrid from Shakhtar Donetsk. The Brazilian right-back will play for Raul Gonzalez’s Castilla side.
Welcome to Real Madrid, Vinicius Tobias! 🇧🇷 pic.twitter.com/dJbDOmlq24
— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) April 4, 2022
Dybala in talks with Atletico Madrid
Paulo Dybala has reportedly held talks with Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone about a free transfer in the summer.
The 28-year-old forward’s contract at Juventus expires at the end of the season. Talks over an extension are over. Therefore, he will be available as a free agent. [Pedro Almeida]
Tottenham set to keep Kulusevski
Tottenham will likely trigger their option to sign Dejan Kulusevski permanently at the end of this season.
The 21-year-old midfielder has impressed since joining the club on a loan deal from Juventus for just £8 million in the January transfer window.
Signing Kulusevski would cost an initial £25 million. This could increase to £30 million if the Swede makes appearances in at least half of Tottenham’s Premier League games for a minimum of 45 minutes, alongside qualification for the Champions League. [Daily Mail]
Karim Benzema wants Kylian Mbappe at Real Madrid
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 4, 2022
Pochettino remains coy on PSG exit links
During an interview with French outlet Foot Mercato, Mauricio Pochettino remained coy over his future at Paris Saint-Germain. Reports have linked him as one of the main favorites to become the next Manchester United manager.
“If it is possible to stay at PSG next season? For the moment, I am not discussing my future with the leaders of the club,” said the PSG boss.
“I have one year left on my contract, but it is important to analyze before making a decision and afterward, of course, we will also respect the decision taken by the club for the future. What will happen will happen.”