Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Marco Verratti considers Juventus interest amid hurt feelings at PSG

Posted Thursday, March 16, 2023 by

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Marco Verratti considers Juventus interest amid hurt feelings at PSG

St Mirren sign Boyd-Munce

St Mirren have announced the signing of Caolan Boyd-Munce through the end of the season, and they carry an option to extend his stay further if he meets expectations.

The 23-year-old Northern Irishman last played for Middlesbrough.

Verratti could leave PSG over hurt feelings (Calciomercato)

Marco Verratti is hurt by criticism he's received after PSG were eliminated from the Champions League and is generally displeased with the environment at the Parc des Princes, prompting him to consider interest from Juventus, says Calciomercato.

The Italian midfielder only just signed a contract extension until 2026, but this season has taken enough of a toll to make him reconsider his future.

Fulham contract talks with Silva stall amid Spurs interest

90min reports that negotiations over a new contract between Fulham and current manager Marco Silva have stalled, with his current deal expiring in 2024.

This is thought to be due to a vested interest from Tottenham, who look increasingly likely to part ways with Antonio Conte when his contract runs out in the summer.

Spurs also hold an interest in former manager Mauricio Pochettino, Brighton's Roberto De Zerbi, former Spain coach Luis Enrique and Brentford's Thomas Frank.

Winks unsure on Spurs future after lack of Sampdoria contact

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks, who is currently on loan at Serie A side Sampdoria, is unsure about his Spurs future after he revealed no one at the club had been in contact over his loan spell.

"No one from Tottenham has contacted me, not even the coach," Winks outline to Gazzetta dello Sport. "I was and remain totally focused on Sampdoria."

Liverpool join race for Celta starlet Veiga

Liverpool are the latest club to be tracking highly-rated Celta Viga sensation Gabri Veiga, according to Spanish reporter Manu Sainz.

The 20-year-old Spaniard is attracting a host of admirers from across Europe, with Sainz mentioning the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Newcastle.

Real Madrid are also thought to be in the market for Veiga as an alternative for Jude Bellingham, whom they also look set to battle the Reds for this summer.

Spurs and Leipzig in battle for Koch

Tottenham Hotspur and RB Leipzig look set to battle it out for Leeds United centre-back Robin Koch in the summer, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.

The 26-year-old has 18 months left on his contract with talks reportedly ongoing over a new deal, but with little progress as yet.

Newcastle United are also though to hold a long-term interest in the defender.

Bellingham set to decide Dortmund future during international break

Borussia Dortmund and Jude Bellingham will convene to discuss his future during the upcoming international break, according to Sport Bild via One Football.

Real Madrid have already held a meeting with Bellingham's father last week in London and are pushing for a summer transfer. There is also a possibility that the 19-year-old continues to stay at Dortmund for another year.

Manchester City and Liverpool are also interested in his services.

Xavi urges Gundogan to join Barcelona

Xavi has personally spoken with Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan to convince him to join Barcelona, according to AS.

The report also states that the midfielder is willing to join the Catalan club and will even lower his salary, than what he currently earns at City, keeping in mind the financial troubles of the La Liga outfit.

Dortmund might offer Brandt an extension to fend off Arsenal & Spurs

Borussia Dortmund might offer a contract extension to Julian Brandt, according to German outlet SportBild.

Arsenal and Tottenham have both expressed an interest in trying to sign Borussia Dortmund star Brandt in the upcoming summer transfer window and to hold on to the player, the Bundesliga outfit is ready to start extension talks.

Brandt's contract at Signal Iduna Park is set to expire in June 2024.

FFP rules might prevent Barcelona from renewing Chelsea-target Dembele

Financial Fair Play will be crucial to determining Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele's future, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Despite their eagerness to extend the forward's contract, the Catalan club might fall short of holding on to the forward because of La Liga's FFP regulations.

"It's still early to say what's going to happen with Ousmane Dembele, Financial Fair Play will be crucial for Barcelona; but they really want to extend Dembele's contract. Xavi is very happy with him, at this stage there's nothing concrete with Premier League clubs," Romano explained.

This might provide Chelsea with a window to get Dembele as the Blues have been rumoured to keeping an eye for the player.

Mount & Chelsea contract talks reach stalemate

Mason Mount and Chelsea could not find a solution to the contract extension talks, according to The Telegraph.

However, there is no standoff between the player and the club. But the Blues might have to let him go for free in 2024 if they fail to find an agreement.

Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City are closely monitoring the situation.

Lukaku will return to Chelsea, confirms Inter

Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed the club will not be re-signing Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea on a permanent deal at the end of the season.

"The loan was for one season so on June 30 regardless of how well he plays, he'll go back to Chelsea," Marotta told Sky Italia.

Zaha gets an offer from a Saudi club

Wilfred Zaha has been approached by a club from Saudi Arabia, according to Fabrizio Romano.

However, he has also been approached by two Premier League clubs as well whose contract with Crystal Palace expires at the end of the season. Meanwhile, Palace have also made an offer to the 30-year-old to convince him to stay at Selhurst Park.

Arsenal preparing themselves for summer transfer window

Arsenal sporting director Edu has informed that the Gunners are already bracing for a busy summer transfer window. They are working behind the scenes so that they are well prepared when the market is thrown open.

"It has already started because you know what is happening in the market, so everybody is working and doing stuff," Edu revealed when quizzed on transfer plans for the summer at Monday's London Football Award.

"You have to plan, of course, ahead of people as well to be prepared and when we get to the summer, we are well prepared.

"When it was in the (January) transfer window, it makes me feel really comfortable in how I prepare myself and how we prepare ourselves as a club to face those challenges.

"In the Premier League, (there are) a lot of clubs, a lot of good managers, the competition is high but as soon as you prepare well then you feel comfortable.

"Again we went into the winter period really well prepared and then we started to make some great decisions and important decisions. So far, it is helping the team to perform well so that's good, that's good for everyone."

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