Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and beyond
LOW TO REPLACE ZIDANE
Spanish outlet AS claims Zinedine Zidane will be sacked at Real Madrid manager if the club legend fails to guide the club to a trophy this season.
The report suggests that Zizou’s clout at the club has suffered as a consequence of Los Blancos’ Clasico defeat on Sunday, and further claims Germany national team boss Joachim Low is being touted as the Frenchman’s replacement.
MAN CITY WANT PSG’S AURIER
Manchester City have joined Manchester United and Barcelona in the list of parties interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier, according to the Daily Mail.
The Citizens could find negotiations difficult, however, as PSG – despite the Ivory Coast international’s disciplinary problems – are said to be preparing a new contract for the 24-year-old.
MARSEILLE WANT ARSENAL DUO
Olympique Marseille, under the ownership of American businessman Frank McCourt, will attempt to sign Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny from Arsenal, according to the Daily Mail.
The ambitious Ligue 1 side are essentially looking to close the gap on PSG and Monaco in the French top flight and see the Gunners pair as perfect candidates to help restore the club to former glories.
INTER GIVE SIMEONE 20 DAYS
Inter have tabled an offer to bring Diego Simeone to San Siro next season, but have only given the Atletico Madrid boss 20 days to decide, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
The report claims the offer is a five-year deal, with the Argentine trainer to set to make €11 million per season with the Serie A club.
MAN UTD ASK ABOUT MORATA
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has spoken to Real Madrid officials about Spain international striker Alvaro Morata, reports Don Balon.
The Red Devils are preparing for life after Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with the Swede being tipped to move on after seeing his season ended by injury, and have turned their attention to a forward who has also been heavily linked with Chelsea.
CHELSEA MAKE BERNARDESCHI OFFER
Chelsea have stepped up their pursuit of Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
The 23-year-old, who has 13 goals to his name this season, is said to have been offered £4.2m-per-season after tax to make a move to Stamford Bridge.
BAYERN AFTER ALEXIS & WALKER
Bayern Munich are ready to make a move for Alexis Sanchez and Kyle Walker, according to German media.
The Chilean’s contract expires at the end of next season and continues to be linked to a move away. Seeking a player to play alongside striker Robert Lewandowski – or perhaps replace him, Bayern see Alexis as the ideal signing, according to Kicker, and could pay around €30 million.
Meanwhile, Bild report that the German side are also looking into Tottenham Hotspur right-back Walker.
ARSENAL PREPARE FORSBERG BID
Arsenal are preparing a £20 million bid for RB Leipzig forward Emil Forsberg, according to The Sun.
The Gunners have been impressed by the 25-year-old’s form in Bundesliga and want to make him their second summer signing after Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac agreed to move to north London.
CHELSEA TARGET LUKAKU & VAN DIJK
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has made Romelu Lukaku and Virgil van Dijk his priority signings ahead of the summer transfer market, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Everton striker and Southampton defender would likely cost around £120 million, but Conte is keen to improve his squad despite the Blues being favourites to win the double this season.
REAL LINE UP DYBALA SWAP DEAL
Real Madrid are willing to swap two players to sign Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala this summer, according to Don Balon.
Zinedine Zidane’s side are ready to offer both James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata to the Serie A side in a bid to lure the Argentine to Spain.
PEP HANDED £250M WAR CHEST
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been handed a £250m transfer war chest to spend this summer, according to The Sun.
Guardiola is set to spend the majority of his transfer kitty on Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez, Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker and Southampton centre-back Virgil Van Dijk.
PREMIER LEAGUE GIANTS EYE SHAW
Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham are all interested in signing Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw this summer, according to The Sun.
Shaw faces an uncertain future at Old Trafford, and United’s key rivals are now keen to lure Shaw away from Old Trafford this summer.
MAN CITY TO BREAK WORLD RECORD FOR MBAPPE
Manchester City are ready to break the world transfer record to sign Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe, according to the Daily Express.
The French star has scored five times in seven Champions League games this season, with City willing to spend more than the £89 million Manchester United paid to acquire Paul Pogba.
BARCA READY TO MOVE FOR ERIKSEN
Barcelona is looking to make a move for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, according to the Mirror.
With the Spanish club looking to rebuild this summer, the Denmark international is seen as the perfect man to set up the club’s vaunted MSN attacking trio.
UNITED CLOSING IN ON BELOTTI
Manchester United are closing in on Torino striker Andrea Belotti, according to the Mirror.
While Jose Mourinho’s side would love to land the 23-year-old they will have to pay out £84million to meet the buy-out clause inserted into his contract last December.
With Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s injury and Wayne Rooney likely to leave, Mourinho’s need to find replacements up top has grown, with the interest in Belotti going up a notch in recent days.
CITY OPEN UP WAR CHEST
Pep Guardiola will be handed a £250million war chest to create his own team at Manchester City, according to the Sun.
Alexis Sanchez, Kyle Walker and Virgil van Dijk are on the headliners on his shortlist.
MAN UTD WANT ERIC DIER
Manchester United are optimistic about their chances of landing Tottenham’s Eric Dier, according to The Telegraph.
The £40 million rated England international could be lured by a chance to play as a holding midfielder rather than being used on the back line.
MOURINHO DEMANDS MADRID DUO
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has demanded both Raphael Varane and Alvaro Morata be included in any deal for David de Gea to join Real Madrid, according to The Sun.
The Champions League holders are willing to pay De Gea’s £60 million release clause, but Mourinho wants at least one player to come to Old Trafford as part of the bargain.
CITY JOIN GRIEZMANN RACE
Manchester City have joined the race to bring Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann to the Premier League, according to the Daily Mail.
Manchester United and Chelsea are both keen on the France international, who is likely to cost upwards of £75 million.
And Pep Guardiola has made him one of his top targets for the summer as he looks to revolutionise his squad.
ARSENAL FIND OZIL REPLACEMENT
Arsenal are closing in on a move for Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, according to CNN Turk via The Sun.
The former Atletico Madrid man has failed to establish himself in the starting XI at Camp Nou and the Gunners are keen to bring him in to replace Mesut Ozil, who looks set to leave this summer.