Manchester United are given a promising fee update for an RB Leipzig star, while West Ham are preparing an offer for an Arsenal man – both in all the latest Euro Paper Talk.
MAN UTD, MUKIELE UPDATE
Manchester United may have to pay as little as €10m (£8.5m) for RB Leipzig star Nordi Mukiele this summer, according to a report.
United have had strong links with raids on the Bundesliga club since Ralf Rangnick moved to Old Trafford. The caretaker boss spent several years as Leipzig’s sporting director and coached them.
The club’s latest player who is believed to be of interest to the Red Devils is right-back Mukiele.
The 24-year-old Frenchman has impressed in his 27 Bundesliga appearances this season but his contract runs out next summer. Thus, United, Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich are everyone would have watched it.
german newspaper Picture Now report that Leipzig want at least €10m for Mukiele if they decide to sell him this summer.
Indeed, the report adds that Leipzig could still let his contract expire and see him leave for nothing.
In all cases, Picture brings him closer to an exit by revealing silence on his contract situation in relation to some of his teammates.
Manchester United consider move for RB Leipzig full-back Nordi Mukiele
Manchester United have a stake in RB Leipzig full-back Nordi Mukiele, who could be available for as little as £8.5m.
Marcel Halstenberg and Kevin Kampl have both reached new deals with Leipzig in talks with the club, with their previous terms also expiring next year.
However, Leipzig remained indifferent Mukiele‘s situation, so far neither engage in talks nor offer new terms – which, according to the newspaper, are unlikely to happen.
Man UtdMukiele’s links come amid speculation that Aaron Wan-Bissaka could move to Atletico this summer.
AND THE REST OF EURO PAPER TALK
Stuttgart have the option of buying Arsenal loanee Konstantinos Mavropanos for €3.5m (£3m) this summer, but West Ham are ready to pay €20m (£17m) ) for the defender. (Photo)
Barcelona are preparing to submit a €25m (£21m) bid for Benfica left-back Alejandro Grimaldo. However, it’s still unclear whether Benfica will accept the La Masia graduate’s return to Barca for this fee. (Pedro Almeida)
Paul Pogba is still on Real Madrid’s transfer radar, despite recent reports ruling out signing a new midfielder for Los Blancos this summer. (Sport)
Madrid are also keen on Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry amid his meteoric rise since arriving in Germany. (Files)
Bayern are preparing an offer for RB Leipzig midfielder Konrad Laimer, who has emerged as a key target for Julian Nagelsmann. (Sky Germany)
PAULO DYBALA TRANSFER UPDATE
Arsenal and Newcastle are ahead of Tottenham and Man Utd in the race for Juventus striker Paulo Dybala. (Calciomercato)
Moreover, the Villarreal star’s agent Arnaut Danjuma hasn’t ruled the Magpies out of the running for the Dutchman. (SER padlock)
Manchester City expect Julian Alvarez to join their new teammates in June, according to River Plate CEO Enzo Francescoli. (Continental Radio)
Aston Villa are working on the final details of a deal to permanently sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona, after initial doubts over his future. (Fabrizio Romano)
Francesco Totti has backed Roma to fund manager Jose Mourinho in the transfer market to try to improve them this summer. (Roma Tutorial)
EURO PAPER TALK – MAN UTD MAKE MILINKOVIC-SAVIC OFFER
Manchester United are the club that made the €140m (£120m) offer for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic a few seasons ago, which Lazio president Claudio Lotiti quickly rejected. (Tutomercatoweb)
Liverpool have entered the race for Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe. Moreover, they could cover themselves by letting Sadio Mane or Mohamed Salah go. (The Team)
Chelsea are pushing hardest on a deal for Aurelien Tchouameni, with Liverpool also in the running. (AS)
PSG are eyeing Monaco midfielder Tchouameni, but the 22-year-old wants a new challenge in England or Spain. Nevertheless, his decision to leave this summer is final. (AS)
Barcelona centre-back Ronald Araujo is stable in hospital after collapsing with a concussion in Tuesday’s 3-1 win over Celta Vigo. (Football Spain)