Benzema eyes £346m Saudi move - Wednesday's gossip

Jago News Desk Published: 31 May 2023, 03:55 PM | Updated: 31 May 2023, 04:07 PM
Benzema eyes £346m Saudi move - Wednesday's gossip
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Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema, 35, is considering a 400m euro (£346m) two-year contract offer from Saudi Arabia. (ESPN)

Arsenal have no intention of selling England forward Emile Smith Rowe, 22, this summer and hope he will return to fitness and form at the European Under-21 Championships, (Athletic - subscription)

Tottenham managerial target Luis Enrique is in talks with Serie A champions Napoli but is keen to join a Premier League side. (Guardian)

Tottenham and Newcastle United want Leicester City midfielder James Maddison, 26, and winger Harvey Barnes, 25, with both England internationals valued at about £40m. (Sun)

Tottenham intend to take up an option to turn 23-year-old Sweden winger Dejan Kulusevski's loan into a permanent switch from Juventus.(Standard) 

An agreement between Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi and Moises Caicedo will see the 21-year-old Ecuador midfielder depart this summer. Three teams are in contention to sign him, with Chelsea the leading contenders. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester City and Arsenal are keeping tabs on Leeds United's 19-year-old Italy forward Wilfried Gnonto. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Manchester United will not sign Netherlands forward Wout Weghorst, 30, and Austria midfielder Marcel Sabitzer, 29, on permanent deals from Burnley and Bayern Munich respectively. (Mail)

Real Valladolid's Spanish right-back Ivan Fresneda, 18, has received a lucrative bid from Arsenal. (Bild- in German)

France defender Benjamin Pavard, 27, is set to leave Bayern Munich.(Fabrizio Romano)

Aston Villa are interested in Real Madrid's Marco Asensio, who is expected leave on a free transfer this summer. The 27-year-old Spain midfielder has also attracted interested from Paris St-Germain, Arsenal and AC Milan. (Sun)

Liverpool want Borussia Monchengladbach's 22-year-old French midfielder Manu Kone, who is valued at 40m euros (£34.6m). (Bild- in German)

Juventus are leading the race to sign Chelsea's United States forward Christian Pulisic, 24, for £20m. (Mail)

FC Porto's Portugal goalkeeper Diogo Costa, 23, looks set to join Manchester United, although Spain international David de Gea, 32, is keen to sign a new contract. (Mirror)

Wolves have joined Chelsea and Crystal Palace in wanting Steve Biko FC's 19-year-old Gambian forward Adama Bojang. (Standard)

United States midfielders Tyler Adams, 24, and Brenden Aaronson, 22, are likely to leave Leeds following relegation from the Premier League. (90 Min)

Barcelona manager Xavi says Manchester City backed out of a deal in which 29-year-old Portugal defender Joao Cancelo would have joined Barca in January, before he moved to Bayern Munich on loan. (90 Min)

Source: BBC