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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is expected to sign a new contract in the summer, with talks underway to extend the Spaniard’s contract until 2025. (Sunday Mirror)
Manchester City and Manchester United are both interested in signing Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse, while Arsenal, Newcastle United, and Tottenham are keeping an eye on the 27-year-situation. old’s (Daily Star on Sunday)
Cristiano Ronaldo, the Manchester United striker, has reportedly directed his agent to contact Florentino Perez about a possible return to Real Madrid.
The 37-year-old, who played for Real from 2009 until 2018, is a target for the Spanish giants. (Sunday Mirror)
Manchester City and Manchester United are both interested in signing Villarreal’s Pau Torres, a 25-year-old Spanish centre-back. (Todofichajes – in Spanish).
Erik ten Hag, who will leave Ajax at the end of the season to take over as Manchester United manager, wants to sign Feyenoord’s Tyrell Malacia, a 22-year-old left-back from the Netherlands. (Sunday Mirror).
The transfer news is also heating up in the Premier League with players leaving clubs for free or on a huge transfer deal.
Mason Mount, an England midfielder, has been linked with a move away from Chelsea. The Blues are unable to offer the 23-year-old a new deal due to current government restrictions, with Manchester City and Liverpool rumored to be interested in him. (Sun on Sunday)
Hans-Joachim Watzke, Borussia Dortmund’s chief executive, claims the club beat Manchester United to the signing of Erling Haaland in December 2019 because they were willing to include a release clause in the 21-year-old Norwegian international’s contract. (Goal)
Once they have new owners in place, Chelsea will try to offer Reece James, a 22-year-old England right-back who has been linked with Real Madrid, a better contract. (90 minutes)
Manchester United has been connected with Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, but Barcelona manager Xavi thinks the 24-year-old represents “the present and the future” at the Spanish club. (Manchester Evening News)
Ousmane Dembele, 24, of France, has a better offer from Paris St-Germain than from his present club Barcelona, but he prefers to stay at the Nou Camp until his contract expires in the summer. (Sport)
Real Madrid will exercise a repurchase option worth 40 million euros (£33.5 million) to recruit Spain’s left-back Sergio Reguilon, 25, from Tottenham. (Todofichajes – in Spanish)
Wolves are willing to trade Ruben Neves, a 25-year-old Portuguese midfielder, as the West Midlands club looks to add forwards and midfielders to their team. (Sunday Times – subscription required)
Cheick Doucoure, a 22-year-old Lens and Mali midfielder, is close to joining Crystal Palace. (Sun on Sunday)
If Everton avoids relegation from the Premier League, they are interested in signing England centre-back James Tarkowski, whose contract with Burnley expires in the summer. (Football Insider)
Crystal Palace, Watford, and Fulham are all keeping an eye on FC Koln’s Timo Hubers, a 25-year-old German defender who has also been linked with a move to Leeds United. (Football Insider)
Sean Longstaff, a 24-year-old English midfielder, has been offered a four-year contract by Newcastle United, with his current term expiring in the summer. (Sunday Times – subscription required)
AC Milan has reached a deal with Lille to sign Renato Sanches, a 24-year-old Portuguese midfielder, for around 20 million euros (£16.8 million) and up to 5 million euros in add-ons. (Football Italia)
Sven Botman, a 22-year-old Dutch defender who has been linked with Newcastle United and AC Milan, says he expects this to be his final season at Lille. (Get French Football News)
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