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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Man Utd or Chelsea? Frenkie de Jong decides

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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.

Man Utd or Chelsea? Frenkie de Jong decides

If Frenkie de Jong has to leave Barcelona, the midfielder would favor a transfer to Chelsea over Manchester United.

Despite United’s attempts to sign him, De Jong has no interest in a move to Old Trafford. The 25-year-old’s preference is to stay in Barcelona. But if he had to leave, Chelsea would be his choice. The Blues’ project under new co-owner Todd Boehly appeals to him. However, the London club won’t bid any higher than €80 million for his services. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]

Werner & Martial are targets for Juventus

Juventus have eyes on Chelsea frontman Timo Werner and Manchester United forward Anthony Martial.

The Bianconeri will explore a potential transfer for either of the Premier League players if they cannot sign Alvaro Morata from Atletico Madrid. [Sky Sports]

AS Roma unveil Paulo Dybala

Neymar on four-man shortlist of Ronaldo replacements

PSG star Neymar, Monaco captain Wissam Ben Yedder, Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic and Brentford frontman Ivan Toney are allegedly potential replacements for Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford.

Manchester United have shortlisted the four attackers as Ronaldo seeks a transfer away from the Premier League club. [Mirror]

Schmeichel accepts Ligue 1 move

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has agreed to join Ligue 1 side OGC Nice.

The 35-year-old Dane’s transfer, however, has not been approved by Leicester. The Foxes have no replacement lined up, and given how they’ve signed nobody yet this summer, a long wait may ensue. [L’Equipe – in French]

Harry Kane interests Chelsea

Icardi won’t join Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund won’t sign Mauro Icardi from Paris Saint-Germain.

The Black and Yellows need a new striker to help cover for the absence of Sebastien Haller, who has been diagnosed with a testicular tumor.

PSG have made Icardi available for a summer transfer, but the former Inter Milan captain is in talks with the newly promoted Monza over a potential Serie A comeback instead. [RMC Sport – in French]