AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE Mbappe remains at PSG … Currently
Kylian Mbappe has opted for a summer transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, reports Sport.
The 22-year-old’s contract expires in 2022 and even in April 2020, sources told ESPN that signing Mbappe to a longer contract was a priority.
However, the French striker also made it clear that he would not be signing for the time being.
So if PSG are safe for now, they could take the risk of loaning out one of their top stars in the summer of 2022, with Real Madrid the main club being linked with them.
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09.47 GMT : According to TyC Sports, Real Madrid have set their sights on Maximo Perrone, the teenage sensation from Velez Sarsfield.
The 18-year-old Perrone is yet to make his debut for Velez’s national team, but he has already caught the attention of the Spanish club with his performances in Velez’s youth teams.
Perrone joined Velez at the age of six and the left midfielder has a professional contract from 2019. He stands out not only for his play but also for his maturity and has been compared to former Real Madrid midfielder Fernando Redondo.
Madrid has been following Perrone since he helped the Argentine U-16 team win an international tournament in France a few years ago.
09.02 GMT : Real Madrid’s contract talks with captain Sergio Ramos have reached an impasse, according to SER Deportivos.
Ramos, 34, injured knee, will play on the 30th. June is a free agent and has not yet signed a contract extension with Los Blancos.
Madrid have offered Ramos a two-year contract extension, but the proposed deal will see his salary cut by 10% as the club look to add players to their books this summer.
Ramos wants a salary of 12 million euros net per season. If neither side is willing to make concessions, a new agreement seems unlikely.
The experienced Spanish defender has not made his intentions public and knows Madrid will focus on attracting PSG striker Kylian Mbappe or Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer.
0830 GMT: Premier League clubs were ready to make a bid for Bayern Munich star Jamal Musial this summer, but The Guardian reports that he is now ready to sign a five-year contract at the Allianz Arena.
The England U-21 international has signed a contract with the youth side until the end of next season, suggesting that Bayern could get rid of the 17-year-old for a small transfer fee.
Musiala, who went through the Chelsea academy before joining FC Bayern in 2019, has made 15 Bundesliga appearances this season, in which he scored three goals.
Although he played for England in his youth, he can also play for Germany, as he was born in Stuttgart but grew up in England from the age of seven.
Franck Leboeuf reacts to PSG’s 2-0 win over Marseille in their Champions League match against Barcelona.
Could Suarez leave Atleti for nothing?
There is a clause in Atletico Madrid’s contract for Luis Suarez that allows him to leave on the 30th. June free to go, reports Marca.
The Uruguayan international joined from Barcelona after being allowed to leave the Camp Nou as part of a free summer transfer.
The report says the 34-year-old is not interested in a punt at the moment as he is keen to work with Diego Simeone and has scored 16 goals in 18 league games this season.
According to ESPN, Suarez was furious about the situation when he left Barcelona and has since been on a mission to prove them wrong by allowing him to join a direct rival.
Alaba moves to Real Madrid
Bild reports that David Alaba will tell FC Bayern Munich that he will leave the club in a free transfer this summer.
This after the Austrian international failed to agree on a contract extension at Bayern.
Fabrizio Romano even went so far as to say that a pre-contractual agreement with Real Madrid, which will see him employed until 2025, is almost complete.
However, she has not yet signed for Chelsea and Liverpool, who are still working to sign the 28-year-old versatile youngster.
– Borussia Dortmund have appointed a new manager for next season and it seems they are now looking for a new goalkeeper, according to Sky Sports Deutschland. Definitive talks have reportedly been held with Lazio regarding 25-year-old Thomas Strakosi Cork. Two other names were mentioned: Peter Gulacsi of RB Leipzig, who has a €12 million exit clause, and Koen Casteels could also be of interest, but Wolfsburg do not want the Belgian to leave.
– Douglas Costa is likely to leave FC Bayern Munich during the summer transfer window, writes Kicker. The 30-year-old is on loan from Juventus Turin and there seems little chance of an extension. The reason for the Brazilian’s presence is a fracture of the right metacarpal, which he suffered during training.