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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Juventus enter race for Xhaka

Leonardo Spinazzola of Roma, Granit Xhaka of Arsenal, Andre Silva of Frankfurt
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Latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and more.

Cuadrado in line for Juve renewal

Juventus are preparing a contract extension for Juan Cuadrado, reports Calcio Mercato.

The Bianconeri plan on adding a further year on the Colombia international’s contract, which currently runs through to June 2022.

Cuadrado has been a key player for Juve ever since his transfer from Chelsea four years ago, making 222 appearances in all competitions.  

Chelsea battle Real for Spinazzola

Leonardo Spinazzola seems set for a Roma exit this summer with both Chelsea and Real Madrid keen on signing him.

Thomas Tuchel wants to bring in a new left wing-back to add competition for Ben Chilwell with Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri facing an uncertain future at Stamford Bridge.

Roma are open to offers for the 28-year-old, who has been impressive at Euro 2020, but are not interested in any part-exchange deals. [Il Messaggero]

Juve join Xhaka hunt

Arsenal’s Grant Xhaka has attracted interest from Juventus following his heroics for Switzerland at Euro 2020.

The 28-year-old was instrumental to Switzerland’s comeback victory against France in Euro 2020 last 16 and was named the Man of the Match.

Roma have been chasing the €20 million-rated midfielder, but now it appears they will have to fend off competition from Juventus. [Calciomercato]

Leipzig set to sign Silva

Andre Silva is set to join RB Leipzig from Frankfurt this summer, according to Bild.

Silva’s future has been a subject of speculations but now it finally looks to be resolved. He scored 28 goals in 32 domestic appearances past season and was linked with a number of clubs including Bayern Munich.

Leipzig will pay Frankfurt a €23 million transfer fee for the striker, who will earn €4 million per year in wages.