Friday’s gossip: Kane leads trio of Man Utd targets, Rice, Mount, Rabiot, Lavia, Maddison

Manchester United want to sign 29-year-old Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 24-year-old West Ham midfielder Declan Rice and Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount, 24, this summer, with the former the main priority of the three England internationals. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United’s pursuit of Mount could see Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, 26, leave Old Trafford this summer along with Scott McTominay, with Newcastle and West Ham interested in the 26-year-old Scotland midfielder. (Sun)

United have opened talks with the mother and agent of Juventus and France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, with the intention of signing the 28-year-old on a free transfer. (Nicolo Schira)

Tottenham are strongly considering Celtic’s Australian boss Ange Postecoglou as a candidate for their managerial position after Arne Slot decided to remain at Feyenoord(Independent)

Spurs have also reached out to former Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers, with ex-Chelsea boss Graham Potter and former Spain head coach Luis Enrique also on the club’s shortlist. (Football Transfers)

However, Enrique has also emerged as the frontrunner to replace Paris St-Germain head coach Christophe Galtier. (Goal)

Chelsea and Liverpool are monitoring Belgium midfielder Romeo Lavia, 19, but his former club Manchester City are not in the running to sign the Southampton midfielder. (Times – subscription required)

Leicester City and England midfielder James Maddison, 26, plus Arsenal and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney, 25, are key targets for Newcastle United this summer as they look to strengthen their squad for the Champions League next season. (i Sport)

AC Milan have made Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 27, a priority target this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Fulham are in talks with the representatives of Brazilian forward Willian to extend the 34-year-old’s stay at Craven Cottage for another season. (Fabrizio Romano)

Everton have approached Botafogo head coach Luis Castro, 61, as they discuss replacing Sean Dyche as manager this summer. (Daily Record)

Paris St-Germain have made a bid for Sporting Lisbon and Uruguay midfielder Manuel Ugarte, with Chelsea also in the race for the 22-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)

Argentina forward Angel di Maria is set to leave Juventus as a free agent this summer, with a number of MLS and Saudi Arabian clubs keen on a move for the 35-year-old. (90min)

Portugal full-back Diogo Dalot, 24, is in the final stages of negotiations to sign new long-term deal at Manchester United(Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle and Aston Villa are among the clubs keeping tabs on Swansea City and Scotland Under-21 midfielder Azeem Abdulai, 20. (Mail)

Spain full-back Ona Batlle, 23, has agreed to join Barcelona when her Manchester United contract expires this summer. (90min)

Brazil defender Rafaelle Souza, 31, will leave Arsenal this summer after 18 months at the club. (Athletic – subscription required)

This article originally appeared in BBC Sport


0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments