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Latest Football Transfer News

The latest football gossip and transfer news across multiple international leagues and organizations with the help of BBC Sport.

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Manchester City have agreed personal terms with Borussia Dortmund and Norway for 21-year-old striker Erling Braut Haaland. (Mail)

City are poised to trigger the £62m release clause in Haaland’s contract  (Sky Sports)

Real Madrid are reluctant to meet Haaland’s wage demands because they do not want to unsettle their dressing room of stars by making the striker the highest-paid player in the squad.  (Goal)

If a deal for Haaland does not materialise, Real may target Manchester United and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 35, instead.  (Fichajes – in Spanish)

Real are closely monitoring Chelsea wing-back Reece James, 22, with Carlo Ancelotti’s scouts watching the England defender nine times this season.  (Mirror)

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, 35, could be set for a reunion with former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa, when his contract at Atletico Madrid expires in the summer.  (Birmingham Mail)

Paris St-Germain are hoping to sell Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 29, and his compatriot Leandro Paredes, 27, in the summer.  (Hadrien Grenier on Twitter)

RB Leipzig have put a £54m price tag on Manchester United target Christopher Nkunku. The 24-year-old France midfielder has scored 17 goals in 30 Bundesliga games this season. (Bild, via Express).

His former side Lyon are among the clubs Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette, 30, is in talks with about a free-agent move in the summer.  (Canal Plus – in French)

Inter Milan’s directors are open to taking back Chelsea and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, on a loan deal.  (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

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Liverpool target Serge Gnabry, 26, is in talks with Bayern Munich over a contract extension. The Bundesliga club are keen to hold on to the Germany forward, whose contract expires next year.  (Goal)

Juventus want to take Paul Pogba, 29, back to Turin on a free transfer when his Manchester United contract expires in the summer – but they will face fierce competition from Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid for the France midfielder.  (Football Italia, via Sport Mediaset)

Matt Targett wants Newcastle United to make his loan move from Aston Villa permanent. The 26-year-old English left-back is keen to be part of Eddie Howe’s project despite having three years left on his Villa contract.  (Chronicle)

Newcastle are in prime position to sign Rangers’ 18-year-old youth team product Alex Lowry after the Scottish midfielder’s agent held talks with the Magpies’ head of recruitment.  (Football Insider)

Tunisia want France-born Southampton defender Yan Valery, 23, to switch international allegiance and play for them at the World Cup in Qatar. Valery is eligible as his mother is Tunisian.  (Mail)

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Arsenal lead the pack of Premier League suitors tracking 26-year-old Spain winger Marco Asensio of Real MadridAC Milan appeared to be in the driving seat for his signature, but the Serie A club rejected his wage demands.  (Calcio Mercato – in Italian)

Manchester United and Erik ten Hag are close to completing their negotiations but will wait to announce the deal officially until a 2m euro (£1.6m) compensation clause for the Dutch manager has been agreed with his current club Ajax (Fabrizio Romano)

Real Madrid are looking into the possibility of signing Chelsea 29-year-old defender Antonio Rudiger on a free transfer when the Germany centre-back’s contract expires at the end of June.  (ESPN)

Rudiger turned down Manchester United after they held talks with his representatives. His priority is a club guaranteed to qualify for next season’s Champions League.  (Manchester Evening News)

Aaron Ramsey’s loan move from Juventus to Rangers will not be made permanent after the 31-year-old Wales midfielder suffered another injury in the Scottish Cup semi-final against Celtic.  (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)

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