Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Neymar gives thumbs up to Barcelona return

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Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Neymar gives thumbs up to Barcelona return

Ramos to challenge Real Madrid contract policy

Sergio Ramos hopes to create an exception to Real Madrid's strict over-30s contract policy, according to Marca.

The club as a rule refuse to extend the deal of any veteran for more than 12 months at a time, causing Pepe for one to walk out.

But Ramos, who turns 34 at the end of March, is hopeful his sterling record will cause Madrid to break their policy, although he could yet still agree to extend just one year to June 2022.

Barcelona look to cut players' wages

Barcelona are hoping to strike a pact with the club's squad in order to slash their wage bill, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Catalans are wary of the loss of income caused by coronavirus and hope players will understand the need to reduce expenses on a temporary basis.

Coronavirus could help Premier League teams sign cheap talent

The coronavirus crisis could provide Premier League clubs with an opportunity to sign players from England's lower leagues for low prices, The Daily Mail reports.

The crisis has brought football to a halt, which will heavily impact the finances of teams in the lower leagues. That will give Premier League teams an advantage when it comes to negotiating with clubs they want to do business with this summer.

Neymar gives thumbs up to Barca summer move

Brazilian will push through transfer after being denied in 2019

Neymar will finally complete his return to Barcelona over the summer, according to Sport.

The Brazilian was widely tipped to move back to Camp Nou in 2019 but ultimately relented as Paris Saint-Germain refused to consider a sale.

But this time round he is ready to do everything in his power to force a transfer

Liverpool talks continue with Soumare

Liverpool continue to negotiate in their bid to land Boubakary Soumare from Lille, reports Sport.

The Reds may face competition, however, as Barcelona are also looking closely at the midfielder.

Jovic offered to Tottenham and Chelsea after isolation breach

Furious Real Madrid are ready to sell Luka Jovic after just a single season with the club, claims the Daily Star.

Jovic caused outrage when he broke isolation guidelines in his native Serbia after travelling home from Spain.

And Madrid will offer the young forward out this summer, with Tottenham and Chelsea prime candidates for his signature.

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