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Mohamed Salah, 29, of Egypt, is close to signing a new contract with Liverpool that will keep him at the club till the conclusion of his career.
The Egyptian superstar, whose current deal with Liverpool expires in 2023, might sign a four-year extension with the Reds, putting an end to months of speculation about his future. (Sunday Mirror).
If Chelsea’s 31-year-old France midfielder N’Golo Kante becomes available this summer, Real Madrid is among the clubs interested in considering a trade for him.
According to rumors, Real Madrid is keeping an eye on N’Golo Kante’s contract status ahead of a possible summer move.
Kante is 31 years old, and his time at Chelsea may be coming to an end, with the Blues showing interest in a number of young midfielders. (AS Spanish)
Newcastle United is willing to trade Allan Saint-Maximin, a 25-year-old French forward, for around £50 million this summer, and Aston Villa is one of the clubs keeping an eye on the situation. (From the Sunday Mail)
Andreas Christensen, a 25-year-old Danish defender for Chelsea, has agreed in principle to join Barcelona. (Source: Football Insider)
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, has told Barcelona that he wants to join them this summer if they can offer him a two-year contract.
In the 2021-22 season, the 33-year-old was in fine form for his German side, scoring 45 goals and adding four assists in 38 games across all competitions.
However, Lewandowski’s contract at Allianz Arena is set to end in June 2023, and Bayern Munich is reportedly having trouble persuading him to sign an extension. (Spanish for sport)
Divock Origi, a Belgian forward for Liverpool, is close to signing a four-year contract with AC Milan. (Italian: Calciomercato)
If Erik ten Hag is appointed manager of Manchester United, he has already lined up his first two recruits, both from his present club Ajax: Brazil winger Antony, 22, and Netherlands centre-back Jurrien Timber, 20. (From the Sunday Mirror)
Erik ten Hag, the 52-year-old manager of Ajax, has a £1.7 million release clause that Manchester United would have to pay if he was hired as manager. (Sunday Telegrph)
Barcelona midfielder Gavi, 17, is expected to sign a new long-term deal, according to Manchester City and Liverpool. (90min)
Barcelona hopes to extend Ronald Araujo’s contract next week after learning that the Uruguayan defender has received proposals from Premier League clubs. (Spanish for sport)
Manchester United is one of the clubs interested in signing Araujo, who is under contract with Barcelona until 2023. (In Catalan: El Nacional)
Liverpool are looking to acquire a top-flight central midfielder this summer, and Declan Rice of West Ham United is their primary target. (Source: Football Insider)
Leicester City are considering selling England midfielder James Maddison, who is valued at £50 million, in order to rebuild their squad this summer.
After a mediocre season, manager Brendan Rodgers wants three fresh recruits to push his team to the next level.
Leicester are willing to support Rodgers, but the financial impact of covid means they will look to sell a number of players at the end of the season to boost their coffers and are seriously considering allowing £50 million-rated Maddison to leave. (From the Sunday Mail)
Manchester City’s pursuit of Borussia Dortmund attacker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, is expected to result in a wage hike for England midfielder Phil Foden, 21, at City. (Sunday’s Daily Star)
Newcastle United, West Ham United, and Southampton have all expressed interest in signing Sam Johnstone of West Bromwich Albion, and now Tottenham are back in the hunt for the 29-year-old England goalkeeper. (From the Sunday Mail)
Bernd Leno, Arsenal’s Germany goalkeeper, is ready to turn down a move to Newcastle and return to the Bundesliga this summer. (Sunday’s Daily Star)
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel wants Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, and Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, to go this summer.
The two forwards have had disappointing seasons, scoring only six goals in the Premier League between them after failing to secure a regular starting spot.
Tuchel will take note of the 13 strikes in other competitions, but it looks that the German’s patience with the two is running out.(Source: Football Insider)
Kalidou Koulibaly, a Senegal defender, has been offered a contract extension until 2025 by Napoli. (Twitter: Nicolo Schira)
Sergio Ramos, a 36-year-old Spain defender, has had an injury-plagued season with Paris Saint-Germain but wants to return next season. (in French – RMC Sport)
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