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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Real Madrid open to selling star midfielder

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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.

Real Madrid open to selling star midfielder

The La Liga champions are reportedly open to the idea of selling midfielder Casemiro for a €50 million transfer fee.

The 30-year-old Brazilian’s future is no longer set in stone. Real Madrid are open to cashing in on him. The club’s stance comes following interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.

Casemiro is under contract at the Bernabeu until June 2025. [UOL Esporte – in Portuguese]

Lukaku is not interested in AC Milan or Newcastle moves

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has no interest in a summer transfer to AC Milan or Newcastle United.

The 28-year-old Belgian has endured a miserable return to Chelsea. He has struggled to replicate his Inter Milan performances and adapt to Thomas Tuchel’s system. The Blues boss has consigned him to the role of a substitute for the latter part of this season. [Evening Standard]

Thomas Muller signs new Bayern Munich deal until 2024

Barcelona set Coutinho deadline for Aston Villa

Barcelona have given Aston Villa until the end of May to decide whether to sign midfielder Philippe Coutinho on a permanent deal.

The Premier League side have a €40 million buy option to turn Coutinho’s loan stay into a permanent one. They could try to renegotiate this fee with Barcelona. However, Barca want a quick decision as other clubs, such as Newcastle, are interested in signing Coutinho. [Sport – in Spanish]

Ronaldo has not decided his Man Utd future

Cristiano Ronaldo is not planning to leave Manchester United as things stand. His focus lies on the pitch right now.

The 37-year-old forward knows the club need new players. He wants to know more about the project incoming boss Erik ten Hag has planned, and to be sure that United are happy for him to be a part of it.

Ralf Rangnick has told the board that they can continue with Ronaldo because he is still in great condition. The interim coach insists, however, that United need a new striker no matter what happens with him. [Fabrizio Romano]

Barcelona-Gavi set to continue contract talks

Could Pulisic join Juventus?

Juventus are considering a move for Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic in upcoming the summer transfer window.

The 23-year-old American is one of two players on the club’s shortlist alongside Sassuolo star Giacomo Raspadori. He could be open to a new challenge, having struggled for regular chances at Chelsea this season. [Tuttosport – in Italian]

Dortmund are interested in Jovic

Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic is on the radar of Borussia Dortmund.

A change in manager at Real Madrid hasn’t improved Jovic’s fortunes. Under Carlo Ancelotti this season, the 24-year-old has made just two starts. Therefore, he is open to a Bundesliga return. [Sport1 – in German]