Transfer rumours: Messi, Rice, Bernardo, Tolisso, Ndombele, Neves, Rodriguez.
Written by broadstreet on August 22, 2021
David Beckham has held talks with Lionel Messi about joining Inter Miami when the 34-year-old Argentina striker’s PSG contract expires in 2023.
West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice, 22, is unhappy at the £100m price tag the club have put on him, effectively pricing him out of a move this summer.
AC Milan want to sign Manchester City and Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27, in £45m deal.
Fiorentina and Serbia’s 21-year-old striker Dusan Vlahovic is Tottenham‘s top target if Harry Kane leaves this summer.
Tottenham turned down a swap deal involving Bayern Munich‘s France midfielder Corentin Tolisso, 27, that would have seen France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 24, join the Bundesliga giants.
Ndombele wants a move to Real Madrid, Barcelona or Bayern Munich.
Tottenham transfer chief Fabio Paratici has opened talks with Juventus over a move for Ndombele, in a swap deal that would see United States midfielder Weston McKennie, 22, join the north London club.
Everton have joined Bologna and Eintracht Frankfurt in the race to sign French defender Malang Sarr, 22, from Chelsea.
Chelsea are considering a move for Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 21. The Blues are weighing up whether to complete a permanent deal now and then allow the Frenchman to stay the Stade Louis II until next summer.
Manchester United remain interested in Wolves and Portugal’s 24-year-old midfielder Ruben Neves.
Paris St-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has refused to rule out a move for Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28.
Newcastle will hold talks with Everton over a move for Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez, 30, at the request of manager Steve Bruce.
AC Milan are close to finalising a deal for Chelsea‘s French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 27.
Manchester City would be keen on Barcelona‘s young Spanish midfielder Ilaix Moriba, but only if they could sign the 18-year-old on a free transfer.
Anderlecht are working on a deal to sign Manchester City‘s English midfielder Liam Delap, 18, on loan.
Former Arsenal and Chelsea defender David Luiz, 34, is a target for Flamengo. The Brazilian is a free agent after leaving Arsenal at the end of his contract this summer.
Southampton hope to finalise a deal for Torino‘s Brazilian defender Lyanco, 24.
Burnley will compete with Crystal Palace in their pursuit of Watford‘s English midfielder Will Hughes, 26.
Southampton are hoping to complete a cut-price deal for Celtic’s Scotland midfielder Ryan Christie, 26, whose contract expires in January.