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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Chelsea make a move for Serie A goal machine

Dusan Vlahovic
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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.

Chelsea make a move for Serie A goal machine

The Blues are among the clubs to have approached Dusan Vlahovic’s agent about a potential transfer.

Juventus are open to selling Vlahovic, who they signed from Fiorentina for a reported €75 million last winter. The club could be without Champions League football next season. Plus, there is a risk of financial sanctions heading their way for alleged false accounting.

Chelsea, who have lost Armando Broja to a long-term injury, are interested in Vlahovic. They, along with other clubs, want to know if the striker wants a transfer and whether Juve’s troubles could benefit them. [Ben Jacobs – CBS Sport]

Real Madrid give up Haaland chase

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland is no longer a future transfer target for Real Madrid.

The Spanish and European champions’ change of stance comes after completing a deal for 16-year-old Endrick. The Brazilian forward will arrive in 2024 from Palmeiras for a reported fee of around €70 million. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]

Hector Bellerin will stay at Barcelona

Could Mourinho coach Portugal & Roma?

AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho is one of the reported candidates in line to replace Fernando Santos as the next Portugal manager.

Santos’ eight-year spell with the national team may end after a World Cup quarter-final exit. The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has allegedly approached Mourinho. Apparently, he might coach both Portugal and Roma as part of a possible deal. [Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian]

Zaha strikes interest from Tottenham

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is on Tottenham’s radar for next season.

The 30-year-old Ivory Coast international will be available for a free transfer when his Palace contract expires at the end of the season. Arsenal may also revisit their interest in him. [Football Insider]

Vitor Pereira becomes the new Flamengo manager

Barcelona eye a new potential Busquets replacement

Boca Juniors midfielder Alan Varela is a potential transfer target for Barcelona.

The Blaugrana are searching for a Sergio Busquets replacement, with the 34-year-old midfielder out of contract at the end of the season. He is expected to head over to the MLS. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]