Chelsea set sights on Ajax ‘keeper Onana
Chelsea are interested in signing Ajaxgoalkeeper Andre Onana, according to Don Balon.
The Blues see the 23-year-old as the ideal replacement for Kepa, who has struggled to live up to expectations since joining the club for a world record £72 million ($93m) fee in 2018.
Onana still has two years left to run on his existing deal with Ajax, and Manchester City are also thought to monitoring his situation.
Cavani turned down Barca approach
Paris Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani rejected a last-minute offer from Barcelona in the January transfer window – according to L’Equipe.
The Spanish champions were eager to bring in the Uruguayan as a replacement for the injured Luis Suarez, but he turned down a move to Camp Nou.
Cavani is thought to be holding out for a summer switch to Atletico Madrid.
Man Utd raise Smalling price tag to £20m
Roma will have to pay €20 million (£17m/$22m) to sign Chris Smalling from Manchester United on a permanent deal this summer – according to the Express.
The Red Devils have raised the English defender’s price tag due to his impressive displays on loan at Stadio Olimpico, but the Italian club have only set aside €14 million (£12m/$15m) for the transfer.
Smalling has appeared in 23 matches across all competitions for Roma this season, scoring twice.
Everton eyeing ex-Liverpool ace Camacho
Everton are interested in signing Sportingmidfielder Rafa Camacho – according to the Daily Star.
The 19-year-old rose through the youth ranks at Jose Alvalade Stadium, and returned to the club last summer after a three-year spell at Liverpool.
Everton could move for Camacho at the end of the season, but Manchester United are also thought to be monitoring his situation.
Celtic still chasing Cardiff winger Murphy
Cardiff winger Josh Murphy remains the subject of interest from Celtic – according to The Sun.
The Hoops tried to sign the 24-year-old in January, and plan to launch another bid for his services this summer.
Murphy, who is currently valued at around £11 million ($14m), has scored seven goals in 51 appearances for Cardiff.
Liverpool likely to sell Harry Wilson this summer
Liverpool are prepared to sanction Harry Wilson’s departure in the summer transfer window – according to Football Insider.
The 22-year-old is currently on loan at Bournemouth, but Reds officials do not think he will be able to challenge for a place in Jurgen Klopp’s starting XI next season.
Liverpool currently value Wilson at around £30 million ($39m) and will listen to offers for the midfielder come May.
PSG prepare to scout Rose at Newcastle
Paris Saint Germain are planning to send scouts to watch Danny Rose in action for Newcastle between now and May – according to The Sun.
The French champions fear they may lose Layvin Kurzawa this summer, and see Rose as a potential replacement.
Rose is due to return to Tottenham at the end of his six-month loan spell at Newcastle in June.
Juventus confirm Dybala contract talks
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici confirmed the Serie A giants had started contract talks with attacker Paulo Dybala.
Dybala, 26, is enjoying a good season for Juve despite being linked with a move away from Turin, scoring 11 goals in 29 games in all competitions.
The Argentina international is contracted until 2022, and Paratici said Juve had already started talks regarding a new deal for Dybala.
Messi rules out Barca departure
Manchester City have been told Lionel Messi has no plans to leave Barcelona this summer, according to the Express.
Messi publicly criticised the Catalans’ director of football Eric Abidal midweek, sparking speculation of a possible move to Pep Guardiola’s side.
City have however been told the Argentina star is staying put and they are ready to shelve their interest in him.
Ramsey touted for move from Juventus
Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is being linked with a move away from Juventus, having only signed a four-year deal with the Italians last year, as reported by Calciomercato.
Ramsey has scored two goals in 18 games for the Italian champions but has clubs interested in him and could be tempted by a move away.
Moyes uncertain of Rice future
David Moyes has admitted that West Ham United may struggle to keep hold of Declan Rice in the summer, as reported by Football London.
The midfielder has attracted interest from a host of Premier League clubs, including Manchester United.
“In my mind he is arguably the best holding midfield player in the country and the best thing about Declan is he will get better,” said the Hammers boss.
Real Madrid monitoring Sterling
Real Madrid are closely watching Raheem Sterling’s availability ahead of their Champions League meeting with Manchester City, as reported by the Telegraph.
Real are long-standing admirers of Sterling and the Spanish league leaders are monitoring whether the England forward will sign a fresh long-term deal at the Etihad Stadium as they consider bolstering their attacking stocks.