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    GRAHAM POTTER aims to nab his former players Dan James and Joe Rodon. The Brighton manager hopes to get the nod to land speedy winger James this summer. ⚽ Follow ALL of the latest news and updates from Euro 2020 with our live blog 3Brighton are chasing Man Utd ace Dan James following Jadon Sancho's arrival at Old TraffordCredit: Rex 3Brighton also want Tottenham defender Joe Rodon, who played with James at SwanseaCredit: Getty The Welsh midfielder, 23, has seen his chances of a game at Manchester United hit hard by the £73million arrival of Jadon Sancho. As well as James, Potter is on alert for his fellow Welshman, Rodon. The Tottenham centre-half, also 23, could be available with the North Londoners closing in on Japanese defender Takehiro Tomiyasu. James came to prominence at Swansea under Potter, who used his blistering pace to lethal effect. The winger would be given the games he needs at this stage of his career on the south coast. Rodon also emerged at Swans during Potter’s reign alongside James. The Wales ace was a key...
    DEALS for Jude Bellingham and Erling Haaland could intertwine in a busy summer for Chelsea, according to reports. The Blues are long-term admirers of the Borussia Dortmund pair and tried to sign Bellingham, 17, before he moved to Germany. 3Jude Bellingham is a long-term target for Premier League ChelseaCredit: Getty That interest has not gone away following his quick adaptation to playing for one of the Bundesliga's top clubs. But the Blues will have to tread carefully in dealing with Dortmund, in the knowledge that they also hold the key to the future of Haaland. As reported by Goal, Chelsea hope a good relationship can be struck up with the German team. If they can find a mutually-beneficial route to signing Haaland, there is said to be optimism that Borussia will be more open to doing a deal for Bellingham further down the road. In the past, the clubs have not seen eye to eye after Chelsea turned down bids for Kevin...
    MANCHESTER CITY are interested in signing Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico, according to reports. The 28-year-old left back is said to be Pep Guardiola's radar, with Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and Leeds United also reported to be keen. 2Nicolas Tagliafico, 28, is believed to be on Manchester City's radarCredit: Getty According to AS, City are interested in the player and were considering a move last summer before Oleksandr Zinchenko decided to remain at the Etihad. Guardiola has deployed several players, including Zinchenko, at left back due to Benjamin Mendy's severe injury problems. The French World Cup winner has made just 46 Premier League appearances since joining the club in July 2017. The City boss may be keen to sign another left back to ensure Mendy has plenty of cover - and Tagliafico may just fit the bill. The Argentina international has enjoyed considerable success since joining Ajax in January 2018, helping them win Eredivisie and reach a Champions League semi-final in his first full season at the club. Reports suggest he is keen on a move to a bigger European league...
    LEEDS hope to make it third time lucky with a £15million move for Rangers star Ryan Kent. Boss Marcelo Bielsa is keen on the talented wideman, who has starred in Steven Gerrard’s title-winning team and stood out in Europe. 2Rangers star Ryan Kent is still being targeted by LeedsCredit: The Sun 2Marcelo Bielsa will make yet another attempt to capture ex-Liverpool youngster Ryan KentCredit: Getty And Bielsa has told his transfer chief Victor Orta that the position is still open in his squad if he can pull off a deal for Kent. Leeds bid £11m for the 24-year-old last summer and may have to go as high as £15m to get their man. They want a quick answer after pursuing the player — who joined from Liverpool for £6.5m in 2019 —  twice before without success. Kent did not push to leave Rangers last time while Gerrard dug in his heels and was backed by his money men, a decision that kicked off their title surge. Leeds will want to be sure Kent, who now has a new agent,...
    BARCELONA starlet Ilaix Moriba is reportedly keen on keeping his buyout clause below £130million to remain in control of his future. The midfielder is out of contract at the Nou Camp next year and has been linked with moves to Manchester United and Chelsea. Barcelona are keen to secure Ilaix Moriba's long-term future The 18-year-old became the highest-paid player in the history of Barcelona's academy when he last renewed his contact back in 2019. But ESPN claim Ilaix's agency, Stellar Group, hope to land a similar deal to Nou Camp teammate Ansu Fati, also 18, after he penned a bigger deal. The report adds that Barca are keen for the midfielder to extend but hope to significantly raise his £85m buyout clause. Yet Ilaix, who is reportedly keen to stay in Catalonia, is said to be reluctant for his release to be raised above £130m. CHELTENHAM SPECIAL OFFER - GET THE FIRST RACE FAVOURITE AT HUGE 50/1 PRICE Moriba joined Barca aged seven from their city rivals Espanyol, and came through their famed La Masia academy. Capped nine times at junior level...
    MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly keen on signing Joao Felix with Sergio Aguero heading for the exit door. Aguero has been a huge part of City's success over the last ten years but the striker's time at the club could be coming to an end. 3Sergio Aguero could be heading for the exit doorCredit: AFP 3Joao Felix is on Manchester City's radarCredit: Reuters Aguero is reportedly frustrated at the uncertainty over his future with the striker's contract at Man City ending this summer. The Argentina striker has been dogged by injury problems and the 32-year-old has only made 12 appearances this season. Aguero has not started since last month's win over West Ham and has been used mostly as a substitute since recovering from Covid-19. It seems Pep Guardiola is planning for life without the legendary striker and no longer views him as a regular starter. Barcelona have been linked with a move for Aguero and the prolific goalscorer is reportedly willing to take a pay cut to join the Spanish giants. FELIX THE CATCH...
    LIVERPOOL have set their sights on signing versatile Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara this summer. The 23-year-old, who can also play as a centre-back, has impressed for the Ligue 1 side since breaking through into the first team in 2017. 1Kamara could be set for a move to the current Premier League championsCredit: AFP or Licensors And now, according to Calcio Mercato, the Premier League winners are looking to acquire his services at the end of the season. Meanwhile, Marseille are hoping to secure a transfer fee for Kamara before he leaves for free. The Frenchman's contract expires at the end of the 2021-22 campaign so Marseille will need to sell him in the next 12 months to receive a financial reward. Marseille are currently seriously struggling in Ligue 1, with manager Andre Villas-Boas sacked by the club last month. The 2010 French champions are sitting seventh in the top tier, a huge 20 points off leaders Lille. Kamara has played in 21 of Marseille's 26 league games so far this season, where they have conceded 30 goals. Most read in...
    MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly eyeing a shock £17million swoop for young Greek striker Christos Tzolis. Sportime claims the PAOK star, 19, has caught United’s attention after scoring 15 goals in 33 games this season. 2Man Utd are keen on £17m PAOK striker Christos TzolisCredit: AFP - Getty Tzolis can play up front or on the wing, and also netted 19 times in 23 games for PAOK’S U19s the year before. He is now attracting interest from across Europe, with United leading the chase. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has shown he is a fan of bringing through top youth prospects, with the likes of Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood playing leading roles for the Red Devils. Amad Diallo was a big-money arrival from Atalanta last month. And kids including Hannibal Mejbri have also been promoted to the senior squad. Tzolis would provide United with another exciting option in the final third. And he could even be a potential long-term replacement for Edinson Cavani, who turned 34 this week. However, United are not alone in their interest. FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN...
    INTER MILAN are reportedly ready for an active January transfer window which will include Christian Eriksen's exit. Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport claim the Nerazzurri are keen on swapping the Dane for Paris Saint-Germain star Leandro Paredes. 2Inter Milan are desperate to shift Christian Eriksen out in JanuaryCredit: Reuters 2The Serie A giants are interested in bringing in Gervinho as cover for Romelu LukakuCredit: Getty Images - Getty The report adds that Antonio Conte is also keen on bringing in cover for Romelu Lukaku - who has bagged 11 goals in 13 Serie A games this season. Former Arsenal star Gervinho is said to be top of his wishlist, with the 33-year-old impressing at Inter's domestic rivals Parma. Ex-Southampton striker Graziano Pelle is another target after banging in the goals for Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng. Yet a deal for Chelsea veteran Olivier Giroud looks less likely after the Frenchman started to earn more minutes under Frank Lampard. Eriksen meanwhile has been linked with following former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino to PSG. Poch has yet to be confirmed...
    INTER MILAN have reportedly joined Barcelona in the race for Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum. The midfielder, 30, is out of contract at the end of the season. 1Inter Milan are keen on signing Liverpool ace Georginio WijnaldumCredit: Rex Features Wijnaldum is yet to agree an extension with the Premier League champions. And right now he looks set to leave Anfield on a free transfer next summer. Barcelona are known to be big fans of the Netherlands international. Ronald Koeman is keen on a reunion at the Nou Camp in 2021. And Wijnaldum is also thought to be interested in a fresh start as he approaches his golden playing years. However, Tuttomercatoweb claims Inter Milan are keen on signing the playmaker. Antonio Conte has already filled his ranks with a host of ex-Premier League stars, most notably Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez. But with others such as Christian Eriksen flopping in Italy, the ex-Chelsea boss remains keen on adding to his squad. Most read in FootballLive BlogSATURDAY NIGHT FEVEREverton vs Arsenal: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and teamsPicturedKEANE TO HELP...
    MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly eyeing a swoop for Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze. The 21-year-old Nigerian has caught the eye over the past two years since his breakthrough into the Spanish side’s first-team. 2Manchester United are eyeing a transfer swoop for Samuel ChukwuezeCredit: Rex Features ⚽ Read our Man United live blog for the latest news from Old Trafford He remains under contract with the La Liga outfit until 2023. And that deal includes a massive £71million release clause. Despite that, La Razon claims United are among a host of clubs plotting a transfer move for the versatile attacker. Chukwueze is capable of playing on either flank, and his displays for Villarreal have secured him a whole host of admirers. The Spanish publication claims Chelsea, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City and Everton are also keen. Liverpool have also entered the race to secure his services. And according to today’s reports, either Old Trafford or Anfield are believed to be the most likely destination for the African. United have long-been linked with a move for Borussia Dortmund wide-man Jadon Sancho. 2 Most read...
    MANCHESTER UNITED are not alone in their desire to sign David Carmo, it has been claimed. The Portuguese defender, 21, is making a name for himself at Braga and recently signed a new contract with the club. 2David Carmo is attracting interest from across EuropeCredit: Getty Images - Getty That served to double his release clause, from £18million to £36m. Reports last week indicated that United were keen on Carmo. However, the club's backlog of defenders, including Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo, could mean that a sale is necessary before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can add to his defence. Even if the Red Devils can clear space, as many as ten rival clubs have already made contact with Carmo's representatives over a move, according to The Athletic. Roma were said to have bid £15m for the youngster in the summer before completing a deal for Chris Smalling. Coming in at 6ft 5in but described as strong in possession, Carmo has attracted comparisons to Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk. 2 The left-footed centre-back made his Primeira Liga debut in January and has...
    PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are set to make a final bid to sign Tottenham outcast Dele Alli. The 24-year-old has fallen out of favour with Jose Mourinho and could be on the move before Monday’s transfer deadline. 1PSG are ready to make a final bid to sign Dele Alli from TottenhamCredit: Rex Features Midfielder Alli is expected to be part of the Spurs squad for the Europa League game against Maccabi Haifa. But he has been axed from the club’s last two Premier League matches. PSG have so far failed to reach an agreement with Spurs over bringing the star to Parc des Princes. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   Now The Telegraph claim they ‘have returned for one last effort for a player whom they consider to be of the sort of quality that rarely becomes available’ on the market. PSG want to sign Alli on a season-long loan and are willing to pay a fee for his services and have an option to buy. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy’s valuation has not yet been met...
    Getty Barcelona are considering making a move to bring in Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger on a season-long loan. The Catalan giants are keen to strengthen their squad after selling Nelson Semedo to Wolverhampton Wanderers and now have funds available to dip into the transfer market. Rudiger has slipped down the pecking order at Chelsea which has attracted interest from Europe’s top clubs. The Germany international is now “is at the top of the wish list at FC Barcelona,” according to Kicker. The 27-year-old’s current deal at Stamford Bridge still has two years left to run, but Barcelona are seeking an “immediate loan” which would see the center-back move to the Camp Nou for the 2020-21 campaign. Follow the Heavy on Barcelona Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content!Rudiger Set For Chelsea ExitRudiger certainly seems set for the Chelsea exit door after being left out of the squad for games against Liverpool in the Premier League and Barnsley in the Carabao Cup. The arrival of Thiago Silva from Paris Saint-Germain means Rudiger is now Chelsea’s fifth-choice...
    LIVERPOOL defender Ki-Jana Hoever is poised to join Wolves in a £10million deal. And the Reds could immediately use that money to fund a move to prise Portugal international Diogo Jota away from Molineux. 3Wolves are reportedly closing in of the signing of Liverpool defender Ki-Jana HoeverCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3Jurgen Klopp's side are said to be keen on bringing Diogo Jota to AnfieldCredit: Getty Images - Getty Wolves are keen to sign Hoever - who has featured in just four games for the Premier League champions - to provide versatility. The Holland youth international, 18, can play as a centre-back or right-back, which would be useful following the departure of Matt Doherty. It was believed that Liverpool would allow Hoever to leave on loan, but he is set for a permanent move away from Anfield. According to the Daily Mail, a £10m fee has been agreed between both Liverpool and Wolves. And should that transfer go through, the Merseyside outfit could press ahead with their interest in Jota. The Times' Paul Joyce has stated that the club are...
    ASTON VILLA are tracking Rico Henry as boss Dean Smith weighs up whether to make a late bid to sign the Brentford defender. Henry, 23, emerged as one of the best full-backs outside of the top flight last season with a series of impressive displays before Brentford ultimately fell just short of promotion from the Championship. 2Rico Henry has made 89 appearances for BrentfordCredit: Alamy Live News A number of Premier League clubs have shown interest in the left-back over the summer but found the Bees reluctant to do a deal for the player. But Smith, who worked with Henry while he was Walsall manager, is considering making an attempt to persuade Brentford to sell the defender before the window closes next month. West Ham had also been tracking the player as they search for a new left-back but have been forced to put their interest on hold while they try to prioritise bringing a new centre-back in with finances tight. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   It wouldn't be the first time that...
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