Manchester United are ready to give Sergej Milinkovic-Savic his first spell in the Premier League and are preparing a bid worth £59m, Antonio Rudiger is demanding a large sum to join Barcelona from Chelsea, and Manchester City are confident to win the race for Erling Haaland, all on Monday’s Euro Paper Talk.
MAN UTD PLOT SERGEJ MILINKOVIC-SAVIC MOVEMENT
Man Utd are aiming to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio this summer and are willing to pay big bucks, according to reports.
The Serbian striker has been in great form this season, registering nine goals and 10 assists in 41 games so far.
manchester united Officials are hoping to beef up their midfield ready for the arrival of new coach Erik ten Hag, and Milinkovic-Savic is a prime target.
According Sports WitnessCiting reports in Italy, United have a ‘serious’ interest in the 27-year-old and are ready to ‘knock on Lazio’s door’ for him.
They will put an offer worth £59m on the table once the summer transfer window starts and are confident this will be enough to complete a deal.
Milinkovic-Savic has yet to experience the Premier League and is likely to be drawn to United’s proposition. However, he will also receive offers from four more European giants in the summer.
Separate reports in Italy reveal that Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern and Juventus admire the international with 30 caps.
Milinkovic-Savic’s agent, Mateja Kezman, has been in contact with Juventus bosses to discuss a transfer. The only sticking point for Max Allegri’s side is the £59m price tag, which is out of his hands.
This is not a problem for the likes of United, Real or PSG, putting them in a strong position to strike a deal with Lazio.
The report indicates that Milinkovic-Savic is likely to be “at the center of discussions” later this year, with many teams vying to sign him.
ANTONIO RUDIGER WANTS A BIG CONTRACT WITH BARCELONA
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is demanding a whopping four-year deal worth £10.4m per year – and £59m in total – to join Barcelona on a free transfer this summer. (The Uncheck)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says his Barcelona team-mate Ousmane Dembele “has to stay” at Camp Nou amid rumors of a move to the Premier League. (Football Spain)
Juventus want to offload Everton loan Moise Keane this summer, even though the striker is halfway through a two-year loan spell at Turin. (Tuttomercatoweb)
Torino and Stuttgart join Leicester City in monitoring Besiktas star Ridvan Yilmaz, with the Turkish side demanding a £8.3m fee for the left-back. (TGRT Credit)
MAN CITY ERLING HAALAND TRANSFER CONFIDENT
Manchester City believe they are favorites in the hunt for Dortmund ace Erling Haaland with Barcelona out of the picture. (Mark)
However, La Liga giants Real Madrid will make a new ‘charm offensive’ to convince Haaland that they are the right team for him. (The daily mirror)
Arsenal are planning a new offer for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz after failing to land the Brazilian international during the winter window. (Football Insider)
Neil Warnock thinks Man Utd are likely to seek out Leeds star Kalvin Phillips instead of Declan Rice due to West Ham’s high price tag. (HITC)
Roman Abramovich is preparing to launch a bid for Valencia once the Chelsea sale is finalized, says rival bidder Miguel Zorio. (Sports Square)
Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic is ‘fed up’ at the Bernabeu and wants to leave ‘as soon as possible’, and Arsenal could sign the 24-year-old before next season. (signings)
AND MORE FROM EURO PAPER TALK
Celtic star Ben Doak is set to sign a three-year deal with Liverpool and it will cost the Reds around £600,000, joining alongside youngster Fabio Carvalho. (Football Insider)
Napoli will enter transfer talks with Fulham in June over the permanent signing of loan midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Newcastle United are following Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha and the Albanian international is hoping for an attractive proposition to leave Italy. (Lazio Siamo Noi)
Vahid Halilhodzic’s position as Morocco’s head coach is under threat after he fell out with Chelsea star Hakim Ziyech and Ajax’s Noussair Mazraoui. (Foot Mercato)
Leicester have set their sights on Swansea centre-forward Joel Piroe, who has scored 18 goals in 39 Championship games this season. (International Voteball)