Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Man Utd willing to pay £44m to sign Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona



Posted Sunday, March 19, 2023 by Goal.com

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Man Utd willing to pay £44m to sign Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona

Reus wants Borussia Dortmund contract extension

Marco Reus hopes to sign a contract extension at Borussia Dortmund.

The Germany international's current deal expires at the end of the season but he does not want to leave, saying to Sky that talks are underway, adding: "I would like to end my career here."

Ward leaves Liverpool for Ajax technical director role

Julian Ward has agreed to join Ajax as technical director this summer, The Mirror has revealed.

The Reds sporting director has been a big part of their rebuild in recent years but has opted to make the switch to Amsterdam.

Man Utd to pay £44m Dembele release clause (Fichajes)

Manchester United are prepared to match Ousmane Dembele's £44 million release clause to sign him from Barcelona, according to Fichajes.

Barcelona are open to selling the winger to help solve their financial issues and United believe he would be a good addition to Erik ten Hag's side.

Hodgson in line for Crystal Palace return

Roy Hodgson is in line to make a surprising return to management with Crystal Palace, The Sun claims.

Hodgson left Selhurst Park in 2021 and was replaced by current boss Patrick Vieira, but the club are considering making a change as the Eagles currently sit three points outside of the relegation zone.

The ex-England manager has been sounded out about returning to the club and he is willing to go back until the end of the season.

Ten Hag to be offered new Man Utd contract

Erik ten Hag will be offered a new contract at Manchester United regardless of who takes over as the club's owners.

The Mirror claims the Old Trafford club are prepared to offer him improved terms less than a year after his appointment on a three-year deal.

Allegri wants Rabiot to renew Juventus contract

Massimiliano Allegri says he has "faith" in Adrien Rabiot and hopes the midfielder will extend his contract at Juventus.

Asked about the France international, the coach said: "He's a good player, he's matured and grown a lot... On his renewal there are still two months left, I have faith in him."

Man Utd prioritise Rashford extension

Manchester United are eager to tie Marcus Rashford to a new contract, Fichajes reports.

The attacker's contract expires in 2024 and the Red Devils hope to convince him to sign a long-term deal.

AC Milan eye Gallo & Valeri as Hernandez deputy

AC Milan are in the market for a new left-back as they seek cover for Theo Hernandez.

Calciomercato reports the Rossoneri are monitoring Lecce's Antonino Gallo and Emanuele Valeri of Cremonese as options.

Liverpool and Man Utd want Anderlecht goalkeeper

Liverpool anad Manchester United are set to battle it out for Anderlecht goalkeeper Bart Verbruggen.

Het Laatste Nieuws (via Sport Witness) report the Premier League rivals are both keen on the stopper who could be available for around €10 million in the summer transfer window.

PSG willing to spend €180m on Kvaratskhelia

Paris Saint-Germain are willing to splash out upto €180 million on Napoli sensation Kvicha Kvaratskhelia, according to the Corriere dello Sport.

The Georgian has emerged as one of Europe's most-wanted players after shining for Napoli, scoring 13 times and contributing 13 assists in 29 appearances for the Italian side.

Chelsea keen on Manu Kone

Chelsea are interested in signing Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Manu Kone in the summer transfer window, according to Caught Offside.

The Bundesliga side are resigned to losing the Frenchman at the end of the season and have also received interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

Jeong Sang-bin leaving Wolves for MLS

South Korean forward Jeong Sang-bin is set to leave Premier League side Wolves and head to Minnesota United, as reported by Tom Bogert.

Liverpool are Bellingham's top choice

Liverpool are Jude Bellingham's top choice if he leaves Borussia Dortmund this summer, according to Football Insider.

The Reds are keen on the midfielder but know a top-four finish will be crucial if they are to land the England international.

LA Galaxy land highly-rated teenager

LA Galaxy have signed 19-year-old starlet Julian Aude, as reported by Tom Bogert.

Aston Villa eye move for former Chelsea star

Aston Villa are interested in signing former Chelsea star and Roma forward Tammy Abraham according to Calcio Mercato.

As per reports, the Serie A side will ask for around €40m for the striker whom Villa have made a priority.

Firmino keen on staying in Europe

Liverpool star Roberto Firmino wants to stay in Europe after his contract expires at the end of the current season according to Football Insider.

Firmino is all set to leave the Premier League giants next summer but he has reportedly informed his agent that he wants to stay back in Europe despite interest from Saudi Pro League and MLS clubs. Among European clubs, both Inter and AC Milan want to sign the Brazilian.

Three Premier League clubs show interest in Liverpool star

Southampton, Brighton and Leicester City have shown interest in signing Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain according to Football Insider.

The 29-year-old winger's contract with the Reds expires at the end of the current season and the player is set to leave the club as a free agent.

Chelsea eye move for Leeds goalkeeper

Chelsea are considering making a move for Leeds United goalkeeper Illan Meslier in the summer according to Football Insider.

Leeds have reportedly set an asking price in excess of £30million for their star custodian.



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