Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Arsenal plot ambitious move to sign Real Madrid's Rodrygo

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Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Arsenal plot ambitious move to sign Real Madrid's Rodrygo

Arsenal show interest in Real Madrid star Rodrygo

According to Spanish outlet Caldena Ser, Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid and Brazil star Rodrygo in the summer transfer window.

Kylian Mbappe's imminent arrival at Santiago Bernabeu has sparked speculation about Rodrygo's future who has scored 15 goals and provided eight assists this season. The Brazilian has also attracted interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.

Real Madrid set to sign Joselu permanently

According to Diario AS, Real Madrid are looking to sign forward Joselu permanently in the upcoming summer transfer window.

Joselu joined Los Blancos from Espanyol on loan but he had a €1.5m in his contract which the Spanish want to trigger ahead of the 2024/25 season.

Isak opens up about his future at Newcastle United

Newcastle United's star striker Aleksandar Isak has opened up about his future at St. James' Park amid interest from Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

Speaking to I News, the forward said, "Yeah, of course, I want to be here in the future. I came here for the project, I absolutely love playing here, I really feel at home. I want to finish this season in a good way for me and the team. I love playing here.

Man Utd and Liverpool eyeing move for Leverkusen defender

Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen defender Odilon Kossounou, according to journalist Ekrem Konur.

The 23-year-old is set to reject a new deal from the Bundesliga club and is looking to move out of the club in the summer. Real Madrid are also keen on signing the Ivory Coast international.

Chelsea to reward Palmer with a pay rise

Chelsea are set to reward Cole Palmer with a new lucrative deal ahead of the 2024/25 season, according to the Daily Mail.

The 21-year-old's current Blues contract sees him earn £80,000-a-week but his impressive performances in his first season at Stamford Bridge have prompted the club to offer him a new improved deal.

Newcastle show interest in Real Madrid star

Newcastle United are reportedly keen on signing Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos in the upcoming summer transfer window, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Ceballos who has fallen down the pecking order at Los Blancos, has attracted interest from several English clubs with the Magpies favourites to land him.

Man Utd and West Ham to compete for Monaco midfielder

Manchester United and West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing AS Monaco midfielder Youssouf Fofana in the summer transfer window, according to Calciomercato.

Currently, AC Milan are being considered favourites to land the €30m-rated midfielder but they will face competition from the two Premier League sides.

Liverpool to face competition in pursuit of Leeds star

According to HITC, Liverpool are set to face competition from European giants like Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in pursuit of Leeds United star Archie Gray.

Both European giants reportedly sent scouts to watch Gray in action against Hull City in a Championship clash on Monday.

Real Madrid and Man City lead the race to sign Wirtz

According to journalist Ekrem Konur, Real Madrid and Manchester City are currently favourites to sign German midfielder Florian Wirtz in the summer.

The Bayer Leverkusen star has been previously linked with a move to Liverpool with the Reds reportedly sending their scouts to monitor the player earlier this year.

Chelsea set to send Gilchrist out on loan next season

Chelsea are likely to send youngster Alfie Gilchrist out on loan ahead of the 2024/25 season, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano.

Gilchrist, who recently, signed a new deal with the Blues will head out in search of more game which will further help in his development.

James to stay put at Chelsea despite Real Madrid links

Reece James has no intentions of leaving Stamford Bridge with Chelsea insisting that they are not actively seeking to sell the talented defender despite the need to raise funds to comply with Profit and Sustainability rules, according to HITC.

Currently under contract until 2028, James's future has attracted attention from top clubs, notably Real Madrid. The Spanish giants have closely monitored James in recent seasons, keeping him on their radar. However, despite ongoing interest, Real Madrid does not have plans to pursue James in the upcoming summer transfer window.

Levy reveals Spurs 'are in discussions' to sell stake in club

Daniel Levy has revealed that Tottenham "are in discussions" to sell a stake in the club after posting losses of £86 million ($108m).

Barcelona join race to get Liverpool target Amorim

According to a report by The Independent, Barcelona is in a frantic race to appoint Ruben Amorim as their new manager amidst heightened interest from several major European clubs.

Recent developments indicate that Liverpool has also set its sights on Amorim following Xabi Alonso's decision to remain at Bayer Leverkusen. Previously, it was widely speculated that Amorim would join Barcelona, while Alonso would be pursued by Liverpool or Bayern Munich. However, with Alonso's confirmation of staying at Bayer Leverkusen, Liverpool intensified their pursuit of Amorim.

Barcelona's urgency in pursuing Amorim stems from their belief that he is more readily available compared to other managerial targets, particularly with the focus shifting away from Bayer Leverkusen manager Roberto De Zerbi.

Arteta gives surprising answer to Arsenal extension question

Mikel Arteta gave a surprise answer to an Arsenal contract extension question, having recently been linked with Barcelona.

Despite having just over a year remaining on his current deal, Arteta remains tight-lipped over a potential renewal.

Neymar could head back to Santos

Neymar da Silva Santos Sr., the father and agent of Brazilian football star Neymar Jr., has hinted at the possibility of Neymar's return to his former club Santos at some point in the future.

The Brazilian forward, currently recovering from a knee injury, recently attended Santos' match against Palmeiras, sparking speculation about a potential reunion with his boyhood club.

Amidst growing rumours, Neymar Sr. addressed the speculation, emphasizing the importance of patience and focusing on Neymar Jr.'s recovery before considering any potential moves. "The dream is very important," Neymar da Silva Santos Sr. told TNT Sports. "But I think we need to be calm about this. Neymar still has time to spend outside Brazil, mainly in Saudi Arabia. This [the return] will happen at some point. But we have to be calm. First think about his recovery, which needs to be good, and excellent to be able to return to a high level. Everyone knows the love we have for Santos FC. It was where my son's career began."

Xavi to make shock U-turn? Barca boss seeks 'project guarantees'

Xavi could reportedly make a shock U-turn as the Barcelona manager seeks specific "project guarantees" from Joan Laporta to stay on beyond the summer.

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