Transfer Market All the day’s transfer stories23:55. That is everything for today. Make sure to check our transfer blog tomorrow to see the latest news and rumours.22:30. Fiorentina are ready to join the race for Jan Vertonghen’s signature, say Firenzeviola.it. The Tottenham Hotspur centre-back will become a free agent in the summer, and he has interest from the likes of Inter and Roma.22:00. Radio Kiss Kiss report that Napoli sporting director Cristiano Guintoli has told Arkadiusz Milik that if he doesn’t sign a new contract this summer, he will be sold. The Pole’s current deal comes to an end in 2021.21:30. Dries Mertens was linked with a move to Inter, but it now seems as though he will extend his stay at Napoli beyond this summer, when his contract comes to an end. “There was contact,” Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio said about negotiations with Mertens. “I say this because I have a great relationship with [Napoli sporting director Cristiano] Guintoli. The contact was recent, but if he stays at Napoli, I will be happy for him – that was his priority.”21:00. Stuttgart, who are in second place in the 2. Bundesliga, have confirmed that head coach Pellegrino Matarazzo has signed a new contract until 2022.20:30. Everton and Newcastle United are interested in signing Manchester City centre-back John Stones, according to The Daily Star. The Englishman has fallen out of favour under Pep Guardiola.20:00. Alex Sola, who has spent the season on loan at Numancia from Real Sociedad, is attracting attention from Real Betis, Alaves, Real Valladolid and Real Zaragoza, say Estadio Deportivo.19:30. Arsenal could move to sign Lyon striker Moussa Dembele if Alexandre Lacazette departs the club this summer (he has been linked with Inter), according to L’Equipe. Chelsea and Manchester United are also tracking Dembele.19:00. Sami Khedira has made clear that he wants to stay at Juventus. “I have a contract until 2022 and I feel very good in Italy and at Juventus,” he said on social media. “I’ve found a very strong team, hungry to win many titles. Now I have more confidence in my physique and I want to win many titles with Juventus. I have no reason to change teams.” Khedira’s contract expires in 2021.18:30. Fabio Capello has sung the praises of Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali, who has been tipped for a move to one of Serie A’s big teams. “He has great qualities and is maturing,” Capello told TMW Radio. “Whoever signs him will have a good deal, as I said with [Nicolo] Barella and [Stefano] Sensi. I have confidence in the Italian national team, it has a great midfield for the future.”18:00. Sevilla are considering a move for Istanbul Basaksehir attacking midfielder Irfan Can Kehveci, say Estadio Deportivo.17:30. Former Benfica player Helder Cristovao has told Esports COPE that Barcelona right-back Nelson Semedo is a top-class player, with big clubs like Juventus and Manchester City interested in his services.17:00. Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo would like to sign Chelsea winger Willian, who will become a free agent this summer, Le10Sport report.16:30. Mauro Icardi wants to stay at Paris Saint-Germain, where he has been on loan from Inter since last summer, and the French club have a 70 million euro option to buy him that expires on May 31, according to Piero Ausilio, Inter’s sporting director.16:00. According to Kicker, Hertha Berlin are no longer interested in signing Loris Karius from Liverpool. He had been on loan at Besiktas this season. 15:30. German Burgos is set to leave Atletico Madrid this summer and Radio Continental are reporting that Union de Santa Fe have made an offer to Diego Simeone’s long-time assistant to be their head coach. 15:00. Ashley Young has impressed since joining Inter on loan from Manchester United and the Italian club are keen to sign him on a permanent deal, according to The Telegraph. 14:39. Chelsea winger Pedro is about to reach the end of his contract and he is set to move on to a new adventure. That could be at Juventus. We already reported on this live blog earlier in the day on the possible swap deals that Juventus and Chelsea could organise and Pedro is another Blue who could end up in Turin this summer, although he’d move on a free transfer. 14:01. According to the Daily Mail, Manchester City have contacted Vincent Kompany to see if he’d be willing to return, but he’s determined to focus on his work with Anderlecht.13:36. Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser is coming to the end of his contract and several teams are interested. Arsenal and Tottenham have both been keen on him for a while, while Galatasaray have also now emerged as a candidate. 12:43. Aware that Jadon Sancho would be very expensive, Chelsea are looking at other cheaper options for this summer. In addition to the possible swap deal with Juventus mentioned earlier this morning in this blog, the Blues are also said to be looking at Porto winger Jesus Corona.12:18. According to Football Insider, Leicester have made a formal offer to Adam Lallana, whose Liverpool contract is coming to an end. 11:24. Everton are being linked with Sporting CP midfielder Wendel. They have reportedly already made an offer of around 14 million eurps for him, but Sporting CP are looking for closer to 20m euros. 10:43. Facundo Pellistri is a young star at Penarol and is reportedly wanted by several Premier League clubs, including Manchester City, Manchester United and Newcastle. 10:15. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang seems like he could be on the way out at Arsenal, so the English club are looking for his replacement already. They’ve taken an interest in Victor Osimhen, according to The Daily Express.09:43. Shinji Kagawa’s future at Real Zaragoza is up in the air. He hasn’t played as well as was expected when he signed for the club in Spain’s second tier and his performances over the next few weeks will determine whether or not he’ll stay for the final year of his two-year contract. 09:12. Riccardo Calafiori is of interest to Manchester United, according to The Daily Star. He is currently at Roma and also on PSG’s radar.08:46. The Sun are reporting that Kevin De Bruyne is ready to start talks with Manchester City about renewing his contract. His main condition, though, is for the UEFA ban to be sorted. 08:28. According to Calciomercato, there could be a major deal in the works between Juventus and Chelsea. Jorginho, Emerson Palmieri and Olivier Giroud could be options to go to Turin, while the likes of Miralem Pjanic, Federico Bernardeschi, Douglas Costa, Alex Sandro and Adrien Rabiot are candidates to go the other way to Stamford Bridge. 08:05. Brescia owner Massimo Cellino has said that signing Mario Balotelli was “a mistake”, speaking to the BBC’s ‘World Football Show’. 08:00. Good morning and welcome along to this Friday’s transfer blog, where we’ll have all the latest announcements and rumours from the transfer market.



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