Welcome transfer window update, News, gossip and rumours ahead of summer transfer as big clubs declare interest in players of their choice.
Real Madrid consider Kai Havertz move
With Karim Benzema seemingly set to move to Saudi Arabia for a lucrative payday, Real Madrid are going to need a new striker.
Harry Kane continues to be linked with a move to the Spanish giants, although another name has now emerged.
Marca suggest Chelsea forward Kai Havertz could be seen as an alternative target this summer.
Tottenham manager news: Ange Postecoglou in driving seat
Tottenham are set to step up their interest in Celtic head coach Ange Postecoglou after Saturday’s Scottish Cup Final.
Postecoglou is a contender to permanently succeed Antonio Conte and is said to have impressed Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, who is leading the club’s search for a new head coach and director of football.
Among Postecoglou’s admirers at Spurs is the club’s incoming chief football officer Scott Munn, a fellow Australian who knows Postecoglou personally and is set to officially become Levy’s de facto No2 from July.
Man United pushing to sign Mason Mount
Manchester United could be about to steal one of England’s most high-profile players away from a rival.
According to CaughtOffside, the Red Devils are accelerating plans to bring Mason Mount to the club amid his contract dispute with Chelsea.
Having reportedly agreed terms with the England star, it is now claimed United want a deal wrapped up quickly.
Chelsea to replace Mateo Kovaic with Gabri Veiga
Over at Chelsea, meanwhile, it seems Mauricio Pochettino already has something of a succession plan.
With the Blues granting Manchester City permission to talk to Mateo Kovacic already this summer, Chelsea are moving quickly to replace him.
According to AS, the club are keen to sign Celta Vigo star Gabri Veiga.
Emerging as something of a leading talent in Spain, Newcastle are also said to be in the race amid a £34.6m release clause.
Tielemans confirms Leicester exit
Youri Tielemans has confirmed he is leaving Leicester after more than four years at the club.
The midfielder is out of contract this summer and his departure comes after Leicester were relegated from the Premier League.
“Dear Leicester fans, after four and a half special years and with a lot of gratitude I’m bidding farewell to this incredible club,” he said in a video on Instagram. “From the first day I set foot on this ground, your warmth and passion embraced me.
“Victory and triumph, love, hope and even defeat, we’ve shared many special moments together. I am forever grateful for your unwavering support, thank you to Khun Top, the board, the staff, the players and fans for having given me and my family a home.
“This is not a goodbye, but a heartfelt farewell. With pride, love and eternal gratitude, Youri Tielemans.”