Euro Paper Talk: Mourinho contacts Bayern duo; Klopp rekindles interest

Date published: Saturday 19th May 2018 12:28

Liverpool are back on the trail of an Ajax playmaker, Man Utd want two Bayern Munich men and Arsenal will offer Sokratis Papastathopoulos a two-year deal, all in the Euro Papers.

 

LIVERPOOL BACK IN FOR ZIYECH

Liverpool are interested in a move for Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech, according to a report.

Calciomercato.com via Sport Witness report Jurgen Klopp has renewed his interest in the player, having watched the 25-year-old last summer.

The left-footed Morocco international, who is under contract until 2021, is also interesting Everton and Borussia Dortmund, although no bid has yet been received for Ziyech.

Ajax Life recently claimed the player was open to a move elsewhere.

“From the January transfer window, I have been clear that it was my intention to leave Ajax in the summer. “However, the situation has to be right at the next club. If that is not the case, then I will stay,” said Ziyech.

TEAMtalk sources reported that Southampton, Sunderland, Swansea, Watford, West Ham, Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough were all chasing the player in June 2016.

The former Twente man has scored nine goals and contributed 18 assists for Ajax this season.

 

AND THE REST

Jose Mourinho has contacted James Rodriguez about a move to Old Trafford – but is also interested in his Bayern Munich team-mate David Alaba (Don Balon)

Napoli are working to renew Piotr Zielinski’s contract, amid interest from Liverpool and Tottenham (Corriere Dello Sport)

Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam is off to Manchester United (Record)

Arsenal will not consider the sale of Hector Bellerin until a new coach is in place (Calciomercato)

Arsenal are set to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos on a two-year deal for €20m (Bild)

Tottenham are close to signing Barcelona youngster Riqui Puig (Sport)

Neymar has reportedly held talks about a move from PSG to Manchester United, despite Real Madrid chasing his signature (Don Balon)

Suso with a transfer this summer, his agent and AC Milan are set to meet soon to discuss the situation.

Reported Liverpool target Suso and his agent will meet with AC Milan to discuss his future (La Gazzetta Dello Sport)

Sergio Ramos is considering a move to Major League Soccer to join David Beckham’s Miami team when his Real Madrid contract is up (Don Balon)

Liverpool are interested in Gianluigi  Donnarumma but they have decided to postpone any meetings until after the Champions League final on May 26 (Calciomercato)

Marseille would ignore an €80million offer for Florian Thauvin, according to the club’s president Jacques-Henri Eyraud (various)

Sami Khedira is seriously considering leaving Juventus this summer (Calciomercato)

Ousmane Dembele is ready to give up on his Barcelona career and wants to negotiate a move to Paris Saint-Germain (Don Balon)

Neymar remains Real Madrid’s top target for the summer, but Juventus ace Paulo Dybala has emerged as the club’s secondary option (Don Balon)

Bayern Munich have tabled a €60 million bid for Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey (ESPN)

Pep Guardiola wants to bring Toni Kroos to Manchester City this summer (Don Balon)

Kylian Mbappe has said he will stay at Paris Saint-Germain next season but might not see out his five-year contract at Parc des Princes (Le Parisien)

Paris Saint-Germain have made an offer to sign Gianluigi Buffon on a free transfer when he leaves Juventus (Goal)

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says he will discuss rumours of a transfer bid for Neymar – but only after the Champions League final (various)

Charly Musonda has returned to Chelsea after his loan at Celtic was cut short due to a lack of first-team football (various)

Napoli have taken important steps towards signing Rui Patricio from Sporting (Corriere del Mezzogiorno)

Genoa keeper Mattia Perin wants to play in the Champions League and there is an agreement in principle between Perin and Juventus, worth €2.5m per year (La Gazzetta Dello Sport)

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