Manchester City close to Joao Cancelo deal & other rumours
With news Manchester City are reportedly closing in on a Juventus defender and more, here are Thursday's back pages from around Europe as reported by Sky Sports.
Manchester City are reportedly close to sealing a deal with Juventus for right-back Joao Cancelo. The Portugal international is expected to cost £50 million with Cancelo having impressed in Turin despite struggling with consistency. (Record)
Wolves have piqued their interest in Porto's Moussa Marega. The Mali international garnered interest during the 2019 Champions League, scoring six times in nine appearances. (A Bola)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has insisted that his future will be resolved after the Europa League final in the next week - Juventus and Roma are tipped to be his next destinations. (Corriere dello Sport)
Manchester United are continuing their quest to sign Paulo Dybala from Juventus. The Argentina international is attracted interest from across Europe. (Tuttosport)
Juventus are reportedly experiencing a boost in their pursuit of Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino with latter having expressed his interest in a move to Italy. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
AC Milan have had their £105 million bid for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic rejected. The Serbia international is now tipped to join Juventus for approximately £88 million. (Corriere della Sera)
Manchester City are currently leading the race to sign Benfica's Joao Felix but Barcelona remained fixed in their interest. Felix is expected to cost £105 million. Manchester United, Borussia Dortmund, and Atletico Madrid have also shown their interest in the 19-year-old (Sport)
Arsenal have joined a rapid race for Espanyol defender Mario Hermoso with Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich also in line. The 23-year-old has shown some impressive displays upon joining Real Madrid in 2017 and reportedly comes with a £35.3 million clause in his contract. (AS).
Manchester United have expressed interest in Ivan Rakitic but the 31-year-old is bent on staying at Barcelona. (Mundo Deportivo)
Ajax Amsterdam forward David Neres is garnering interest from Atletico Madrid. The 22-year-old Brazil international was exceptional in the Champions League semifinal and has been tipped to be the key player to replace Antoine Griezmann in Atleti's attack. (AS)
Bayern Munich are currently monitoring Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri. The 22-year-old who has also caught the eye of Manchester City comes with a £61.8 million release clause. Bayern have recently made an inquiry over a move for Leroy Sane. (Kicker)
Real Madrid will reportedly make a move to sign Paris Saint-Germain Kylian Mbappe in the summer. The Ligue 1 champions have however shut down rife speculation of the 20-year-old leaving the club. Mbappe was recently named Player of the Year after netting 32 goals in 28 games to help PSG retain the title. (Paris United)
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