Saturday Edition of Transfer News
Barca not going for Boateng
Bayern Munich stalwart Jerome Boateng will not be Barcelona-bound this summer, according to reports claiming that the Spanish giants want long-term replacements for Gerard Pique.
Barca boss Ronald Koeman is not interested in the 32-year-old because he is seeking younger options as Pique – one of four club captains alongside Sergio Busquets, Lionel Messi and Sergi Roberto – approaches the end of his career, Bild via Mundo Deportivo has said.
OLE: CAVANI UNSURE ON MAN UTD FUTURE
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Edinson Cavani remains unsure about his Manchester United future beyond the end of the season.
The 34-year-old joined the Old Trafford giants as a free agent in October on a deal until the end of the season with the option of a further year.
Lampard admits he wanted Rice at Chelsea
Frank Lampard says he wanted to sign Declan Rice and saying he is waiting for the perfect fit before returning to management.
Guardiola would be fine with Aguero staying in Premier League
Pep Guardiola says he wants whatever is best for Sergio Aguero as he prepares for his departure from Manchester City, even if the Argentine’s next step is to another club in the Premier League.
The striker has been linked to several clubs, including Premier League rivals Chelsea, and Guardiola is not looking to persuade Aguero one way or the other, even if it means seeing him lineup against City next season.
Man Utd to move for Atletico goalkeeper Oblak
Manchester United are eager to sign Jan Oblak from Atletico Madrid, 90min claims.
The Red Devils have long been interested in the Slovenia international and he is open to making the switch to Old Trafford this summer.
According to Fabrizio Romano, he has now disclosed that Folarin Balogun is gonna turn down an important contract bid from Bayer Leverkusen to stay at Arsenal. RB Leipzig have never been in the race.
Balogun is now set to sign a new contract with Arsenal until 2025, the agreement is ‘imminentm as David Ornstein reported.
Dybala and Juve schedule new contract talks
Juventus will sit down with Paulo Dybala to negotiate a new contract in May, according to Tuttosport.
The Serie A giants have offered the Argentine a €10 million salary but he is holding out for more.
Talks have been frozen for some time, but the two sides are set to discuss the situation again next month.
OFFICIAL: Leon Balogun extends his contract.
Leon Balogun has signed a new deal with Rangers.
The Nigeria international is tied to the Scottish champions until 2022 after agreeing to a 12-month extension.