Liverpool are willing to meet Torino’s asking price for Gleison Bremer as a replacement for Joe Gomez, Newcastle are readying a club-record striker bid, while Tuesday’s Euro Paper Talk claims Man City talks for a new £50m midfielder are advancing.
GLEISON BREMER SET FOR LIVERPOOL AS JOE GOMEZ REPLACEMENT
Liverpool are reportedly willing to meet Torino’s asking price for defender Gleison Bremer.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is in the market for a new centre-half this summer with Joe Gomez agitating for a move away. Indeed, the popular defender – described recently by the German as “unfortunate” – is reportedly on Tottenham’s radar.
Gomez was a regular for Liverpool alongside Virgil van Dijk before a cruel knee injury struck him down. That saw him miss England’s run to the Euro 2020 final – and also saw him fall down the pecking order at Anfield.
The Reds brought in Ibrahima Konate in the summer. Meanwhile, February’s Premier League Player of the Month, Joel Matip, is in the form of his career.
That has left Gomez kicking his heels and seeking a move elsewhere. As such, his exit is likely to generate funds of around £30m.
The cash, though, is unlikely to burn a hole in Liverpool’s pockets for long.
Indeed, Klopp has tasked incoming sporting director Julian Ward with finding a replacement. Indeed, Ward steps up from his role as deputy to Michael Edwards when the latter departs on June 30.
Price set for Gleison Bremer
And now, according to Tuttomercatoweb, the Reds are firmly in the hunt for Bremer.
Despite recently signing a new deal, they claim Torino have fixed his price at £25.25m (€30m) this summer.
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As such, they are perfectly willing to sell if someone comes forward with the fee.
The article names both Inter Milan and Liverpool as leading suitors. Bayern Munich and Milan are also keen.
However, reports are indicating that it is Liverpool leading the race, with the 24-year-old Brazilian a ready-made replacement for Gomez.
NEWCASTLE PREP HUGE BID FOR VICTOR OSIMHEN
Newcastle are willing to put a huge offer on Napoli’s plate for Victor Osimhen, having come close to signing the Nigeria striker in January. (Radio Kiss Kiss)
Everton are leading the race for Barcelona goalkeeper Neto, amid reports he will leave for £11.7m (€14m) this summer. (Sport)
Tottenham midfielder Giovani Lo Celso remains undecided whether to make a permanent move to Villarreal this summer. (Marca)
Franck Kessie will reportedly sign for Barcelona this summer with Xavi having persuaded the AC Milan star to snub offers from Tottenham and Liverpool. (Calciomercato)
Newcastle are still battling to sign Sven Botman despite claims the Dutchman is veering towards a move to AC Milan this summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Man City and Sporting Lisbon are advancing in their talks over a deal for Matheus Nunes. The midfielder has an exit clause worth £50m (€60m) with Pep Guardiola calling him one of thes best midfielders in the world. (Record)
PSG READY TO SWOOP FOR ARSENAL TARGET
PSG are readying a £59m (€70m) approach for Arsenal target and AC Milan attacker Rafael Leao this summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Wolves are leading contenders to sign Barcelona’s Riqui Puig this summer on the back of Barcelona’s move for Kessie. (Sport)
Manchester City are among the contenders to sign Robert Lewandowski this summer if Bayern Munich decide to sell the Pole. (Fijaches)
Napoli are willing to pay Fulham the £12m fee to make André-Frank Zambo Anguissa’s loan deal permanent this summer. (1 Station Radio)
Arturo Vidal claims he is dreaming of a move to Flamengo this summer with his departure from Inter looking likely. (TNT Sport)
AND MORE FROM EURO PAPER TALK
Barcelona will consider an approach for Romelu Lukaku this summer if they fail to win the race for Erling Haaland. (AS)
AC Milan are reportedly confident they can seal the signings of Lille pair Botman and Renato Sanches this summer. (90 min)
Former Arsenal loanee Dani Ceballos faces an uncertain time at Real Madrid and looks likely to leave this summer. (AS)
Mikel Arteta and Antonio Conte are on a nine-man shortlist for the PSG job should Mauricio Pochettino lose his job this summer. (L’Equipe)
Fluminense president Mario Bittencourt admits that star player Luiz Henrique will sign for Real Betis this summer. (AS)