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The president of UEFA Aleksander Ceferin has revealed plans to finish the Europa League and Champions League campaign latest by August. He further stated that leagues who have cancelled their season will still proceed to play either in their country or at a neutral ground. Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon are both in this category.
Reports have it that Arsenal tried to sign Juventus star Adrien Rabiot on loan in January.
Arsenal are interested in signing Marash Kumbulla from Hellas Verona. The 20-year-old centre-back has been termed the next Giorgio Chiellini. He however has a price-tag of £26.8m.
Arsenal are also set to rival Manchester City in the race for Velez Sarsfield star Thiago Almada, a 19-year-old that has been labelled as the next Lionel Messi. He will most likely cost around £22m.
Watford and Liverpool are set to lock horns for the signing of Sporting Lisbon star Gonzalo Plata. The 19-year old has a price-tag of £53.6m.
Lorenzo Pellegrini is reportedly attracting interests from series of clubs including AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. The Roma star is valued at £27m.
Liverpool will like Pedro Chirivella to stay at the club and they’ve offered him a five-year deal. Series of clubs like Rangers, Nantes and others are also after him with the fear that he may not get regular playing time if he stays at Anfield.
Roma are likely to be forced to release 20-year-old Nicolo Zaniolo as they look to settle some bills. Liverpool have been the most interested in the Italian.
Roma are eyeing a move for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen as an alternative to Chris Smalling if they are not able to sign the Manchester United man. Vertonghen is set to be a free agent in the summer.
RB Salzburg star Dominik Szoboszlai could be on his way to Serie A this summer. His agent has confirmed.
The manager of Bologna Sinisa Mihajlovic has stated that he has received the information that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not remain at AC Milan after this season.
Manchester United are interested in signing Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar who has a release clause of £52m.
Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri will reportedly try to sign Chelsea midfielder Jorginho only if the swap deal involving Miralem Pjanic for Barcelona’s Arthur does not work, the Catalans prefer to offer Arturo Vidal or Ivan Rakitic.
The agent of AC Milan star Diego Laxalt, Ariel Krasouski has confirmed that the full-back is attracting interest from Russian clubs.