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Mohamed Salah wants to stay at Liverpool, but only if they offer him a deal that will make him the world’s sixth most paid player. He expects to join another Premier League team on a free transfer next summer if he cannot agree to new terms at Anfield.
Sadio Mane, on the other hand, is keen to start a new challenge next season, and Bayern Munich remains the frontrunner in the hunt to sign him.
Real Madrid is close to completing the signing of Aurelien Tchouameni and has already made plans to bolster their midfield in the future. The Los Blancos are keeping an eye on Jude Bellingham in anticipation of a summer transfer.
While Jurrien Timber remains Manchester United’s primary defensive target, senior officials at Old Trafford have also met with Braga centre-back David Carmo.
Meanwhile, Paul Pogba will receive a £3.8 million ‘loyalty’ incentive when he leaves Manchester United. Juventus are optimistic that a re-signing of the midfielder is almost complete.
Romelu Lukaku wants to return to Inter this summer, and conversations with Chelsea about a possible loan deal are ongoing. Bayern Munich, on the other hand, has expressed an interest in the Belgian striker.
Newcastle have completed a €31 million deal to sign Reims striker Hugo Ekitike, and are poised to beat out a number of other major European teams for his signing.
Villarreal are in talks with Tottenham about signing Giovani Lo Celso permanently, but Spurs are willing to wait and shop the Argentine about before committing to a deal. The Yellow Submarine loaned Lo Celso for the second half of the 2021/22 season.
In terms of incomings, Tottenham feel they can negotiate a fee with Inter for Alessandro Bastoni, but convincing the center-back to transfer to the Premier League at this juncture in his career will be a huge stumbling barrier.
If Man United are unable to reach a deal to sign Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona, they will turn to Lazio player and gossip columnist Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The Dutchman has stated that he would like to stay at Camp Nou.
To stave off interest from PSG, Liverpool are willing to offer Naby Keita a new deal. The former RB Leipzig midfielder is approaching the end of his Liverpool contract.
Bayern Munich is continuing to play hardball with Robert Lewandowski’s future, saying that the striker will not be sold this summer. This summer, the Poland international is considering a move to Barcelona.
Leeds are preparing a deal for Blackburn and Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz to provide cover and challenge for Patrick Bamford, who was injured last season.
Aston Villa, Everton, Fulham, Newcastle United, and West Ham United are among the Premier League clubs interested in signing James Tarkowski. When his contract with Burnley expires at the end of June, the England international will leave the club.