Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and beyond
MANCHESTER UTD AT FRONT OF BERNARDO SILVA QUEUE
Manchester United have first refusal on Monaco star Bernardo Silva, according to Le 10 Sport.
Silva’s release clause currently stands at €81 million, and he has also attracted interest from Atletico and Real Madrid, though United are reported to head the queue.
BARCELONA BACK IN FOR BELLERIN
Barcelona are ready to go back in for Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The Spaniard, who left the Catalan club back in 2011 to move to Emirates Stadium, is once again being looked at as a long-term replacement for Dani Alves and could leave should Arsene Wenger exit the Gunners in the summer.
MILAN SHORTLIST LACAZETTE
AC Milan have added Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette to their summer wishlist, Tuttosport reports.
The Rossoneri are said to be ready to spend in excess of €100 million in the summer with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang their main target, though will settle for Lacazette should the Dortmund striker choose to move elsewhere.
ROONEY TO QUIT MAN UTD
Wayne Rooney could be destined for a move to the Chinese Super League, the Daily Mail reports.
The club captain is unhappy with his peripheral role at the club and could depart for the CSL imminently, with the transfer window there not shutting until next Tuesday.
Everton and the MLS are also possible destinations, but cannot match the player’s £230,000-per-week basis wage. In China he has been offered £35 million per year.
CAVANI AND BENZEMA TO SWAP?
PSG and Real Madrid are in discussions over a swap deal for strikers Edinson Cavani and Karim Benzema, Bernabeu Digital reports.
The Frenchman’s time in Spain is said to be growing short, and the ex-Napoli forward could replace him at the European champions.
MADRID FOLLOWING BRANDT
Real Madrid will keep a close eye on the fortunes of city rivals Atletico in the Champions League on Wednesday as they are tracking Julian Brandt, the star man for opponents Bayer Leverkusen, according to Marca.
The Germans hope to keep the midifleder until 2018, but a big bid from the European champions could force their hand.
CHELSEA & CITY BATTLE OVER ISCO
Chelsea and Manchester City are set to battle over the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Isco this summer, according to Marca.
The Spain international has decided to leave Santiago Bernabeu this summer, and one of the player’s representatives has already spoken to Chelsea.
Pep Guardiola, however, is confident the player wants to join him at the Etihad Stadium while Juventus also hold an interest.
MAN UTD REVIVE KROOS INTEREST
Manchester United have rekindled their interest in Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, according to the Independent.
David Moyes revealed recently that he had agreed terms with the World Cup winner during his time at Old Trafford, only for the deal to fall through.
Now, the Red Devils will test Madrid’s resolve with a summer bid.
MADRID JOIN DEMBELE HUNT
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane is tracking Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, according to the Daily Mirror.
The 20-year-old France Under-21 forward has been courted by many of Europe’s biggest clubs, but the Scottish champions will do their best to hang onto the star.
ETO’O ON WAY TO CHINA
Former Barcelona and Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o is the latest high-profile star on his way to China, according to Titan Sports.
The ex-Cameroon international, who currently represents Antalyaspor in Turkey, looks set to join second-tier side Dalian Yifang before the Chinese transfer window closes at the end of February.
SPURS IN GAMEIRO RACE
Atletico Madrid are ready to field offers for France striker Kevin Gameiro, with Tottenham one potential destination, according to the Mirror.
The 29-year-old is in his first season with Atletico, but the club have already contacted potential suitors — including Spurs — about a summer sale. Gameiro would serve as a back-up to Harry Kane at Tottenham.
INTER WANT CROCKED VIDAL
Despite Aleix Vidal looking like he will miss the rest of Barcelona’s season, Inter are preparing a summer move for the injured player, according to a report from GazzaMercato.
The right-back, who made just five starts for the Catalan club before picking up an ankle injury, was also a target for the San Siro side in the January transfer window as they look to re-build their squad.
LEICESTER FIND THEIR NEXT VARDY
Leicester City have taken non-league striker Josh Gordon on trial as they search for the next Jamie Vardy, ESPN reports.
The 22-year-old is top scorer at Stafford Rangers, who played in the seventh tier of English football, and has previously been tracked by Championship side Derby County.
MAN CITY TARGET MENDY
Manchester City are keeping an eye on Benjamin Mendy as they look to sign a new left-back, ESPN reports.
The Premier League club are in the market for a new defender and are said to have sent scouts to watch the 22-year-old. Mendy, a first-team regular at Monaco, will have the chance to impress Pep Guardiola in next week’s Champions League last-16 encounter.
MAN CITY PLOT £100m MESSI BID
Manchester City are lining up a sensational £100 million offer for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, reports the Daily Mirror.
With uncertainty surrounding the Argentine’s future at Camp Nou, Pep Guardiola has made a player he has enjoyed considerable success with in the past his top summer target.
LIVERPOOL BACK IN FOR CHILWELL
Liverpool will rekindle their interest in Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell when the transfer window re-opens, claims the Express.
The Reds have been monitoring the England U21 international for some time and hope to take advantage of the struggles being endured at the King Power Stadium.
MAN UTD LINING UP OX SWOOP
Manchester United are prepared to pay £30 million for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Mirror.
Jose Mourinho is looking to bolster an area of his squad that lost Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay in January and one that could see Michael Carrick depart at the end of his contract.
REDS OPEN GOTZE TALKS
Liverpool have opened discussions regarding a summer swoop for Borussia Dortmund forward Mario Gotze, according to the Daily Mirror.
The World Cup winner has previously worked with Jurgen Klopp in Germany and will cost around £20 million, with Dortmund paying that to re-sign him from Bayern Munich.
DONNARUMMA TO LAND NEW DEAL
AC Milan are prepared to offer in-demand goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma a bumper pay raise in an effort to fend off interest in his services, reports Calciomercato.
Chelsea and Juventus are among those to have been linked with the talented teenager, but Milan intend to table a five-year deal worth €2 million-a-year to keep a prized asset at the San Siro.
BARCA SEEK VIDAL REPLACEMENT
Barcelona have lined up three possible replacements for the injured Aleix Vidal, according to a report in AS.
Right-back Vidal’s season has been ended by an ankle injury and the Catalans are said to have identified Deportivo La Coruna’s Juanfran, Malaga’s Roberto Rosales and Valencia star Joao Cancelo has potential solutions.
ROONEY COULD LEAVE THIS MONTH
Wayne Rooney could leave Manchester United before the close of the Chinese transfer window at the end of February, according to the Daily Telegraph.
A lucrative summer move to Asia has seemed more likely for the England captain but several Chinese Super League clubs are trying to strike a deal sooner.