Transfer news and football gossip: Real Madrid’s ‘plan’ to sign Liverpool star, Marcus Rashford linked with stunning Barcelona move, Chelsea target Philippe Coutinho


Transfer news and football gossip: Real Madrid’s ‘plan’ to sign Liverpool star, Marcus Rashford linked with stunning Barcelona move, Chelsea target Philippe Coutinho

talkSPORT.com round up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Tuesday’s papers and online…

Barcelona are reportedly planning a £100m move for Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, 21, who has just one year remaining on his Old Trafford contract. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea may target Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho if the Blues’ transfer ban is lifted this summer. The former Liverpool star has ruled out a move to Manchester United. (Sport)

Eden Hazard, Paul Pogba and Sadio Mane continue to be linked with moves to Real Madrid. Reports in Spain claim Los Blancos chiefs have two transfer plans this summer – Plan A, featuring the signing of Chelsea star Hazard, and a ‘luxury’ Plan B includes the double signing of Manchester United midfielder Pogba and Liverpool forward Mane. (El Confidencial)

However, United are said to have told agent Mino Raiola that Real Madrid would need to pay €150m (£129.34m) to sign World Cup winner Pogba. (Marca)

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has told talkSPORT he WILL be at the club next season, despite not yet signing an extension to his contract which is currently set to expire in the summer – FULL STORY

Arsenal’s on-loan midfielder Denis Suarez is unlikely to make his move from Barcelona permanent as he is being troubled by a persistent groin injury. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton are all interested in signing Ajax’s 22-year-old Brazilian forward David Neres Campos this summer. (The Sun)

Arsenal may trigger a buy-back clause in Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer’s contract, with the 21-year-old attracting interest at Italian side Empoli. (Le10 Sport)

Manchester United are set to lose out to Juventus in the race to sign Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti. (AS)

Instead, United are prepared to pay the £31m release clause to sign Roma’s Greek centre-back Kostas Manolas. (Leggo)

Manchester City’s Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is a target for Inter Milan. (Tuttosport)

Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle has hinted he wants to remain at on-loan club West Brom next season. (Shields Gazette)

Meanwhile, the Magpies have joined Arsenal, Everton and Manchester City in showing an interest Burnley’s English midfielder Dwight McNeil, 19. (Daily Star)


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