Top story: Destination Chelsea if Azpilicueta left
Chelsea interested in acquiring the Barcelona defender and the United States international Sergino DestAccording to the sport.
Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel has considered the 21-year-old right-back – who has been sidelined with a hamstring injury since March – as a potential reinforcement amid BlaugranaIn the interest of signing Cesar Azpilicueta On free transfer.
Xavi Hernandez’s side are keen to sign Azpilicueta, but the Blues currently have the option to extend his stay for another season. However, they would be willing to let him go if the Dest reached Stamford Bridge.
Barcelona is also looking forward Marcos Alonso While they continue to search for an alternative in the future Jordi AlbaThis could lead to both Alonso and Azpilicueta heading to the Camp Nou in a direct swap deal with Dest.
Should a deal not be agreed, Chelsea could make an offer to buy Dest, with a fee of more than €20m required to land him.
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10.32 GMT: Juventus Vice President Pavel Nedved admitted Paulo DybalaThe demands for contract renewal were “too high”.
Despite months of negotiations, the Torino club decided last month not to offer the Argentine a new contract, with his current contract expiring this summer. Dybala, 28, will leave Juventus after seven seasons at the club.
“It is not easy to say what went wrong with his renewal,” Nedved said. “We evaluated him in all respects, both on and off the field. His demands were very high and rightly so because he is a strong player. We didn’t feel it, so the roads are parted.”
Sources told ESPN’s James Ole last month that four Premier League clubs are among a handful of top European clubs that have made contact with Dybala’s representatives over a possible free transfer this summer. Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle have all requested to be kept updated on the situation while Tottenham were contacted some time ago through the club’s general director of football, Fabio Paratici.
Juventus spent €70m to sign striker Dusan Vlahovic from Fiorentina in January. Despite the Serbia striker’s recent dry spell in four games without scoring, Nedved is confident Vlahovic will win.
“Doosan got off to a very good start and everyone was happy,” Nedved said. “So there’s not only the weight of the shirt but also the natural stress. He’s already done a lot in Florence, so maybe he’s tired physically. But for the way he’s training, he has to always be on the pitch: he’s a guy with a lot of will and we’re Very happy with him.”
Vlahovic scored 20 goals in 24 matches with Fiorentina earlier this season and scored seven goals in 18 matches with Juventus.
09.38 GMT: Crystal Palace president Steve Parish said he hoped he could impress the Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher To return to Selhurst Park next season on loan instead of returning to his father’s club Chelsea.
Gallagher had an outstanding season at Palace, scoring eight goals and five assists in the Premier League and making his England debut, being named Palace Player of the Year this week.
The 22-year-old said in March he had not made a decision about his future, and Parrish hopes he can influence that decision.
“We’d like to get it back, and I’m not going to pretend it’s not,” he said. “Connor will make his own choices of course, and the club will have something to say about that, but we’ve enjoyed every minute we’ve had here this year.
“If that’s all we got from him, and I hope it isn’t, he was a great asset to the club as a player and as a person.”
08.51 GMT: Tottenham Hotspur have been eyeing three Everton players who think they may fit the bill for the team’s planned summer overhaul, the Daily Telegraph reports.
Brazil international striker RicharlisonEngland defender Ben Godfrey And a young wing Anthony Gordon They have all been identified as potential recruits in Antonio Conte’s first full season.
Everton’s hopes of avoiding relegation look better now, as they sit 16th in the table with three games remaining, two points above 18th-placed Leeds and with a game in hand.
However, even if Everton stay up, that may not stop Spurs from making a move for at least one of their key players when the transfer window opens.
08.00 GMT: Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus He has held talks with Arsenal over a possible transfer this summer, according to his agent.
Jesus, 25, stayed on his bargain at the Etihad for one year and refused to rule out a move away from the club after his four-goal performance against Watford last month.
After City announced the signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, Jesus may not be a key player for the club’s first team next season, and his agent Marcelo Pettinati said Arsenal are interested in signing him.
“We spoke with Arsenal about Gabriel Jesus,” he told the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday. “We love the project – it’s a possibility we are discussing.
“There are six other clubs interested in Gabriel. He has focused on the finals with Man City, we’ll see.”
Sources have told ESPN that City’s successful pursuit of Haaland has given Arsenal more encouragement that they can reach a deal with Jesus this summer.
Paper Gossip (by Adam Brown)
Three-way race between Chelsea, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain rages for a signature Darwin Nunez, writes the athlete. It is reported that Benfica would be willing to transfer him in the summer for the appropriate fee, and that appears to be a figure in the region of £75m. The 22-year-old striker scored 32 goals in 38 matches in the Portuguese league and the Champions League this season.
West Ham United are looking forward to a move for the Rennes defender Nayef AgordAccording to the Telegraph. The 26-year-old is said to be available for a fee in the region of £20m, and with David Moyes keen to add defensive reinforcements this summer, he could move on to the Ligue 1 star once the transfer window opens. .
– Marseille’s move to Mohamed Ali Stop, Mercato reveals the foot. While Ligue 1 club have agreed to pay £12m with Angers for the 18-year-old striker, there is still some common ground to be reached on how to split them up over the next few seasons. It is also reported that the player is demanding a higher salary than Marseille had expected, causing delays in progress due to personal terms that put the interested teams Real Betis and Eintracht Frankfurt on standby.
Manchester City is looking for a fee of 60 million euros if they want to separate Gabriel JesusHe writes Akram Connor. After you are safe Erling HaalandPep Guardiola’s side may be ready to move in with the 25-year-old striker, with Jesus’ agent confirming on Tuesday that there are talks with Arsenal and six other unidentified clubs. He scored 13 goals this season from 39 games.
Milan is close to relegation Alessandro Florenzi In a permanent deal, reveals Niccolo Chira. The 31-year-old full-back has spent this season on loan from Roma with FC RossoneriIt is said that he wants to stay in San Siro. Milan have the option of making his move permanent for a fee of €4.5m, and they are considering offering him a three-year deal until the summer of 2025.