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Paul Pogba – PSG (€55 Million)
The Frenchman’s contract expires at the end of the season, and he’s content to keep his options open until then, with a return to Old Trafford a possibility. Pogba is also being considered by Juventus, Barcelona, and Real Madrid.
Franck Kessie – Barcelona (€48 Million)
Barcelona is looking for a defensive pivot to replace Sergio Busquets in the center of their midfield. They’ve been for a while, and Georginio Wijnaldum was on his way to become that man until he was stolen at the last minute by Paris Saint-Germain.
Franck Kessie, Milan midfielder, is the latest name to emerge. The Ivorian’s contract at San Siro expires this summer, and Barcelona is keeping a careful eye on market alternatives due to their financial condition.
Last summer, Barcelona considered Kessie, but Ronald Koeman’s club decided against him because he lacked the technical ability to play at Camp Nou. Barcelona, on the other hand, is having another look at him, though it’s unclear whether Xavi Hernandez sees him as the midfielder of the future.
Kessie, who has 52 caps for the Ivory Coast, joined Milan from Serie A rivals Atalanta in the summer of 2019 after spending two years on loan at San Siro previously. Since then, he has made 207 appearances for Milan, scoring 36 goals and assisting 16 times.
Declan Rice – Chelsea (€75 Million)
Declan Rice was allegedly a target for Thomas Tuchel last summer, and his possible arrival raises an old concern about an expensive tandem.
Returning to another aspect of Lampard’s dismissal, the club icon expressed his wish for the club to sign West Ham’s Declan Rice, a deal that appeared to be dead post-Lampard.
By the summer, though, tales of Tuchel’s fondness for the English midfielder had surfaced, courtesy of The Telegraph.
That spurred rumors of a massive trade that never materialized, but could resurface ahead of the summer transfer window in 2022, with Rice unlikely to sign a new contract.
Tuchel’s reliance on Werner and Havertz, combined with the club’s simmering interest in Rice, creates a situation where little has altered dramatically in the past year.
Tuchel’s great coaching resulted to a metamorphosis that saw Chelsea become European Champions, despite the fact that neither of the big 2020 transfers has fully taken off since that incredible time.
Tchouameni – Manchester United (€40 Million)
According to credible sources in France, Manchester United is interested in signing Aurélien Tchouameni, a very skilled French holding midfielder.
United are in the market for a world-class defensive midfielder, which is a closely guarded secret.
Nemanja Matic, the club’s main specialist in that region, is 33 years old and lacks a yard of pace when compared to his glory days.
Tchouameni is a seasoned international for the World Champions and one of the most promising young talents on the planet at the age of 22.
United is one of a number of clubs in talks with the player’s agents regarding a possible transfer, according to the reputable RMC Sport.
‘What will Aurélien Tchouaméni’s next destination be, given his current focus on the Monegasque project?’ ‘It’s difficult to predict,’ the publication claims.
‘Along with Real Madrid and Chelsea, the player’s entourage is in talks with the most powerful European leaders.’ Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Barcelona have all requested information in the last few weeks.
‘Juventus, for their part, are not left out, having expressed an interest in bringing the midfielder to Turin last summer.’
While that may appear to be a lot of competition – and it is – the present financial climate may work in United’s favor as Monaco attempts to ignite a bidding war.
Ruben Neves – Arsenal (€40 Million)
According to rumors, Arsenal is mulling a late bid for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves. Last summer, Arsenal was interested in signing Neves. And the Portugal international is one of three midfielders the Gunners are interested in signing.
Manchester United has shown interest in Neves in recent months.
According to Italian news agency Corriere dello Sport, Arsenal has already began talks with Wolves about signing Ruben Neves this month.
Last summer, the Gunners were linked with Neves, but he chose to stay at Molineux, where he has been in superb form this season, fueling speculation about his future.
Despite the fact that the Portugal international’s contract at Wolves has two and a half years left on it, rumors of his departure persist.