Today’s Football Transfer Recaps


Manchester United want to re-sign Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, from Juventus and would consider a swap deal in which France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28, would return to Juve.

Manchester United also want a summer deal for Real Madrid and France defender Raphael Varane. The 27-year-old is valued at £60m by Real.

United and Chelsea are interested in Juventus’ Argentina international forward Paulo Dybala, 27.

Tottenham think Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo could be a potential successor to manager Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea remain keen on Uruguay and Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez, 26, but prefer Sevilla’s France Under-21 international centre-back Jules Kounde, 22.

Real Madrid remain confident of signing France striker Kylian Mbappe this summer but the 22-year-old staying at Paris St-Germain cannot be ruled out.

Barcelona will make an offer to Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 32, who is out of contract in the summer, but will not match the 10m-euro-per-season salary (£8.7m) offer made by Juventus.

Everton are interested in signing England Under-21 right-back Max Aarons from Norwich City but want to try to reduce the 21-year-old’s £30m asking price.

Spurs are looking into a summer move for 23-year-old Austrian striker Sasa Kalajdzic, who plays for Stuttgart.

Boca Juniors want to sign Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira. The Uruguay international, 25, is currently on loan at Atletico Madrid, who do not want to make his move permanent.

Leeds want to sign Brest’s French left-back Romain Perraud, 23, but face competition from Lyon.

Leeds have made an enquiry about Sampdoria defender Omar Colley as they consider a potential move for the Gambia centre-back, 28.

Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 27, will reject a new contract at Manchester United and wants a summer transfer. His current deal is due to expire at the end of next season.

Aston Villa are preparing to receive a big offer for goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez this summer. The 28-year-old Argentine is reportedly a target for Manchester United.

Valencia have offered Portugal winger Goncalo Guedes, 24, to Wolves.

Wolves’ Portuguese left-back Ruben Vinagre is a target for Benfica. The 22-year-old is currently on loan at Famalicao.

Fulham, Monaco and Genk are interested in signing Chelsea’s 22-year-old English striker Ike Ugbo, who is on loan at Cercle Bruges.


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