Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Juve want Firmino in Rabiot swap deal

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Kessie, Lewandowski & the six players in line for Barcelona

Barcelona's long-time financial woes might now be at an end.

The club announced on Thursday announced a deal that will see them raise €267 million (£229m/$277m) from the sale of 10 per cent of their La Liga television rights to global investment firm Sixth Street Partners.

And while club president Joan Laporta stressed sustainable growth, they will now likely have the opportunity to flex their muscles in the transfer market this summer with a handful of high-profile signings.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Juve want Firmino in Rabiot swap deal

Chiellini delighted to be lining up for new club LAFC

Juventus legend Giorgio Chiellini admits that he was surprised to get the call to move to MLS with "fantastic" Los Angeles FC.

Chiellini, 37, left Juve after 18 trophy-laden years at the end of the 2021-22 season, receiving a hero's send-off in his final game.

He will now start a new challenge in California alongside fellow new LAFC arrival Gareth Bale.

Bayern reject third Barcelona bid for Lewandowski (Bild)

Bayern Munich have, according to Bild, rejected a third offer from Barcelona for Robert Lewandowski.

The prolific Polish striker wants out of the Bundesliga champions, but they are demanding €50 million (£43m/$52m) from any sale.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Juve want Firmino in Rabiot swap deal

Man Utd could part with up to 15 players

The Manchester Evening News reports that as many as 15 senior players could depart Manchester United this summer.

The likes of Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic have already left as free agents, with questions now being asked of how long Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Andreas Pereira and Anthony Martial will stick around.

Man City set terms for Ake sale

Manchester City will only be willing to part with Nathan Ake if they have a replacement lined up first, reports the Manchester Evening News.

The Dutch defender has seen a return to Chelsea speculated on, but no deal will be done unless Pep Guardiola can find suitable cover.

Romero open to Man Utd return

Experienced Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero is open to the idea of rejoining Manchester United a year on from leaving Old Trafford for Venezia.

His current club suffered relegation out of Serie A last season and the South American is, according to the Manchester Evening News, willing to rejoin the Red Devils as back-up to David de Gea.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Juve want Firmino in Rabiot swap deal

Phillips poised to complete £45m Man City move

Kalvin Phillips is, according to the Daily Mail, poised to complete his £45 million ($55m) transfer from Leeds to Manchester City this week.

A deal for the England international midfielder has been in the pipeline for some time and is now ready to be pushed through.

Juve want Firmino in Rabiot swap deal with Liverpool (Calciomercatoweb)

Juventus want Liverpool to include Roberto Firmino in a deal for France international midfielder Adrien Rabiot, claims Calciomercatoweb.

The Bianconeri are open to discussing a swap arrangement with the Reds that would see a Brazilian frontman join their ranks in Turin.

Kimpembe remains of interest to Chelsea

Presnel Kimpembe continues to see questions asked of his future at Paris Saint-Germain, with GOAL learning that the France international defender remains of interest to Chelsea.

Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has spoken of his desire to retain a Parisian core in a star-studded squad, but those words are not being echoed in current transfer business.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Juve want Firmino in Rabiot swap deal

Spurs close to sealing £50m Richarlison transfer

Tottenham are closing in on the signing of Richarlison from Everton, GOAL can confirm, with the Brazil international forward set to undergo a medical.

It appeared at one stage as though the 25-year-old would be heading to north London as a new addition at Arsenal, but the Gunners have turned their attention to alternative Samba stars such as Gabriel Jesus and Raphinha.

That has left a door open for Spurs to swoop in, with another proven Premier League performer being added to Antonio Conte’s ranks on the back of deals for Fraser Forster and Yves Bissouma.



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