Real confident of Mbappe deal - Saturday's gossip

Jago News Desk Published: 14 May 2022, 03:49 PM | Updated: 14 May 2022, 03:50 PM
Real confident of Mbappe deal - Saturday's gossip

Real Madrid are "more confident than ever" they can set out a deal to secure France and Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe, but the 23-year-old has yet to decide where his future lies. (Fabrizio Romano) 

Barcelona are not interested in Antoine Griezmann, 31, returning to the club if Atletico Madrid decide not to keep the France forward who is on loan from Barca. Meanwhile, Barca's number one target is Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Cuatro - in Spanish)

However, Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer says Lewandowski has a contract with the Bundesliga champions until June 2023 - and the 33-year-old "will fulfil it". (Sport Buzzer - in German)

Chelsea have reached an initial agreement to sign Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, 33, on a free transfer from Inter Milan. (Sport Mediaset - in Italian)

Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, looks set to reject a move to Manchester United, while incoming boss Erik ten Hag intends to get tough on those players who want to leave Old Trafford this summer. (Star) 

England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18, has addressed transfer speculation linking him with a move to either Manchester United or Liverpool by confirming he will be playing for Borussia Dortmund next season. (Mirror) 

Swansea are facing competition from newly promoted Premier League sides Fulham and Bournemouth - as well as four Spanish clubs - for the signature of 32-year-old Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Stoke, where he is out of contract. (Wales Online)

Chelsea are keeping tabs on PSV Eindhoven and Ivory Coast midfielder Ibrahim Sangare, 24. (Mirror)

Meanwhile, Chelsea and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, says he will "never let someone speak for me" after his agent Federico Pastorello made comments to an Italian newspaper about a possible move back to Italy. (Star)

The agent of Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, has reportedly been in London to look over offers from Premier League clubs, including Arsenal. (Calciomercato via Football Italia) 

West Ham are ready to drop their interest in Burnley'sEngland centre-back James Tarkowski, 29, as they expect him to join Newcastle this summer. (Mirror) 

Liverpool will announce the signing of Fulham'sPortuguese forward Fabio Carvalho, 19, in the next few days for an initial fee of £5m. (Football Insider)

Source: BBC