The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Top Man Utd managerial target’s release clause revealed
Kicking off the latest round of transfer gossip is Manchester United’s search for a new manager after sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Apparently, Mauricio Pochettino is open to the idea of taking charge at Old Trafford. However, for United to appoint him as their head coach, they would have to pay the Argentine’s club, Paris Saint-Germain, £10 million (€12m) to release him from his contract in France. [Mirror]
Another report claims the PSG squad expects Pochettino to join United and that Zinedine Zidane will arrive as his replacement. [Marca – in Spanish]
Bayern Munich plot move for Barcelona’s Golden Boy winner
The Bavarians are seriously interested in Pedri despite the Barcelona midfielder’s €1 billion release clause.
Bayern Munich could try to prize the 2021 Golden Boy winner away from Camp Nou in the January transfer window or next summer. That will be easier said than done, though. Pedri is happy at Barcelona and has no plans to leave. [AS – in Spanish]
Salah closes in on new Liverpool deal
Mohamed Salah appears set to end transfer speculation by committing to a new long-term contract at Liverpool.
The Egypt international will begin the final year of his current deal next summer. Therefore, Liverpool are keen to wrap things up soon. [Team Talk]
Bruce to take charge of Manchester United?
Former Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is interested in the vacant Manchester United interim manager position.
The 60-year-old, who had a superb playing career at Old Trafford, is ‘very keen’ on the role. Bruce reckons he can stabilize the dressing room.
Sanches almost joined Barcelona last summer
Renato Sanches has revealed a knee injury cost him a summer move to Barcelona.
The Portugal international has claimed a deal was all but signed to take from Lille to Barcelona until his injury ‘ruined everything’.
Woodward set to continue at Manchester United
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward may delay his departure from Old Trafford.
The 50-year-old, who is due to leave the club at the end of this year, is likely to have a key role in the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s permanent successor as head coach. [Sky Sports]