Zidane 'AGREES' PSG deal, Poch set to be SACKED, Liverpool in 'official' £85m Darwin Nunez offer, Spurs eye Guehi | The Sun

MAURICIO POCHETTINO is set to be sacked by PSG, with Zinedine Zidane reportedly having agreed to take over as manager.

The former Real Madrid boss is said to be travelling to Qatar to finalise terms on a deal to take charge at the Parc des Princes.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid and Man City are reported to be interested in Chelsea's Reece James, and Tottenham are eyeing Crystal Palace's Marc Guehi.

The Blues right-back has two years left on his contract and is said to have not yet been approached with regards to a new one.

And Liverpool have reportedly offered £68m up front, rising to £85m with add-ons for Darwin Nunez.


Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news across the globe…

  • Justin Lawrence

    Pogba linked to PSG switch

    Paul Pogba is sensationally set to snub Juventus and move to Paris Saint-Germain if Zinedine Zidane is hired by the Ligue 1 champions, according to reports.

    Pogba was widely expected to return to Juventus for a second stint, with Real Madrid turning to Aurelien Tchouameni instead.

    But French outlet RMC Sport now claim Pogba is waiting to see if Zidane lands the PSG job as he targets a move to the French capital.

    The ex-Los Blancos chief is said to have travelled to Qatar to meet with PSG owners.

  • Matt Penn

    Good morning football fans

    Manchester United are still thought to be trying to hijack Liverpool's deal for Darwin Nunez.
    Reports suggest contact has been made with Nunez's representatives, but the striker himself would still prefer a move to Anfield.
    Liverpool are yet to agree a transfer fee with Benfica for the 22-year-old frontman.
    Elsewhere Frenkie de Jong could end up costing United £85m.
    The Red Devils and Barcelona are currently in formal talks regarding a deal for the midfielder.
    According to ESPN the LaLiga giants want the total package, including add-ons,to be worth up to that figure.
    United meanwhile are thought to have offered an initial £50m for the Dutch international.
    Tottenham are reportedly in “advanced talks” to sign Middlesbrough wing-back Djed Spence.
    The England U21 international shone while on loan at Nottingham Forest last season, helping the club achieve promotion to the Premier League.
    His form sparked interest from Spurs, who are now the frontrunners for his signature, according to Sky Sports.
    It’s claimed a decision on Spence’s future could come as soon as in the next few days.
    And finally Paul Pogba could snub a return to Juventus if Zinedine Zidane is named as Paris Saint-Germain manager.
    French outlet RMC claim Pogba is waiting to see whether Zidane is appointed as boss before deciding on his next career move.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Chelsea quoted £60m for Skriniar

    Inter Milan have reportedly slapped a £60million price tag on defender Milan Skriniar.

    Chelsea are in the market for at least one centre-back this summer after Antonio Rudiger and Andrwas Christensen both quit the club.

    According to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, both Chelsea and Tottenham are interested in the 27-year-old.

    Skriniar, who is out of contract at San Siro next year, is also understood to be a target for Paris Saint-Germain.

    It’s claimed Les Parisiens have already had an offer worth £43m rebuffed, while Chelsea and Tottenham are yet to table proposals of their own.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Villa "open" to Ings offers

    Aston Villa are reportedly willing to let Danny Ings leave the club this summer.

    According to 90min, Villa are open to offers for the former Liverpool striker.

    That's if Steven Gerrard signs another forward in this summer's transfer window.

    Boss Gerrard is eager to add a striker to his squad, which could result in Ings leaving the club.

    Another two of the 29-year-olds former clubs, Southampton and Bournemouth, are said to be monitoring his situation.

    Fellow South Coast outfit Brighton are also understood to be keen.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Spurs in "advanced talks" for Spence

    Tottenham are reportedly in "advanced talks" to sign Middlesbrough wing-back Djed Spence.

    The England U21 international shone while on loan at Nottingham Forest last season, helping the club achieve promotion to the Premier League.

    His form sparked interest from Spurs, who are now the frontrunners for his signature, according to Sky Sports.

    It's claimed a decision on Spence's future could come as soon as in the next few days.

    The 21-year-old is a top target for Antonio Conte, who has already recruited one wing-back this summer in Ivan Perisic.

    Reinforcements are desired on the opposite flank though, and Spence fits the bill.

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    Silva “sending texts” to Kimpembe

    Thiago Silva has reportedly been sending texts to Presnel Kimpembe in a bid to get the defender to join Chelsea.

    According to France Football journalist Olivier Bossard, Silva has been in contact with his old Paris Saint-Germain teammate.

    The veteran defender wants Kimpembe, 26, to join Thomas Tuchel’s project at Stamford Bridge.

    French international Kimpembe is one of a number of big name centre-backs linked with the Blues.

    Reinforcements in that position are expected following Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen’s respective departures.

    Jules Kounde is a top target, while Matthijs de Ligt has also been mentioned, as well as Kimpembe.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Eight players released by Aston Villa

    Aston Villa's retained list for next season has seen the club release eight players.

    One of those is former Manchester United man Ashley Young, while Conor Hourihane will also leave when his contract expires.

    Steven Gerrard is overseeing a squad overhaul, and has already signed Boubacar Kamara and Diego Carlos this summer, in addition to making Philippe Coutinho's loan move permanent.

    Also set to depart Tristan Abldeen-Goodridge, Paul Appiah, Mungo Bridge, Akos Onodi, Dominic Revan and Finley Thorndike.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Morata Prem move off the cards

    Juventus striker Alvaro Morata will NOT be moving to the Premier League this summer, according to reports.

    The 29-year-old former Chelsea frontman has been linked with both Arsenal and Newcastle in recent weeks.

    But, according to GOAL, a Prem switch is not an option.

    Morata will either head back to parent club Atletico Madrid next season, or continue at Juventus.

    The Spaniard has spent the last two seasons on loan at Juve.

    Yet another loan switch has been mooted, with Juve reluctant to pay the £30million Atletico want to sell Morata permanently.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Pogba could make Juventus U-turn

    Paul Pogba had been expected to join Juventus this summer after leaving Manchester United.

    The Frenchman officially becomes a free agent at the end of the month and had been tipped to return to Juventus.

    Now though the 29-year-old could change his mind an opt for a move to Paris Saint-Germain instead.

    According to French outlet RMC, Pogba is waiting to see whether Zinedine Zidane is appointed as boss in Paris.

    Zidane has been strongly linked with the managerial role at the Parc des Princes, and joining PSG could trigger a change of heart from Pogba.  

    It's claimed Zidane "loves" fellow Frenchman Pogba, and could sanction a move were he to take up the reigns with the Ligue 1 giants.

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    Gunners in for Leandro Trossard

    Reports in Belgium claim Arsenal are keen on signing Brighton star Leandro Trossard.

    The 24-year-old scored eight Premier League goals for the Seagulls last season.

    And according to Voetbal, his form has attracted the attention of the Gunners.

    Trossard, capped 17 times by Belgium, has spent the last three years on the South Coast after signing from Genk in 2019.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Carter-Vickers speaks after Spurs exit

    Defender Cameron Carter-Vickers "could not be happier" after completing a permanent transfer to Celtic from Tottenham.

    The 24-year-old was sent out on loan SEVEN times in his six-year spell in north London.

    And he told Celtic's official website: "I am so pleased to complete my move to Celtic and I really could not be happier.

    "I have loved every minute of my time at Celtic so far and I really wanted to be part of the club’s future.

    "We have a fantastic group of players at the club, we have a really good spirit and atmosphere among us and we all worked so hard together to deliver the league and League Cup success last season.

    "I wanted to make sure I was part of this group going forward and working under a great manager, and now we all want to achieve more.

    "We have so much to look forward to, we will aim to be strong again domestically and of course we look ahead with real excitement to the Champions League."

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    Blues in Koulibaly bid

    Reports in Italy claim Chelsea have launched a bid for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.

    According to newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Blues have offered the 30-year-old personal terms worth £8.5m-a-year.

    That works out at just over £160k-a-week.

    Napoli though are claimed to be demanding £34m for their star centre-back.

    But the Serie A outfit could be forced into a sale this summer with just 12 months left to run on Koulibaly's current contract.

    Barcelona are also understood to be interested in a swoop for the Senegalese international.

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    Arsenal eyeing Giovanni Simeone

    The Gunners are keen to add a striker to their ranks this summer, and have been heavily linked with Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus.

    But the Brazilian forward isn’t the only name on Mikel Arteta’s shortlist.

    Cagliari striker Giovanni Simeone is also a target, according to Tutto Mercato Web.

    It’s claimed the Gunners and Juventus could battle it out for Simeone’s signature, after he scored 17 league goals while on loan at Hellas Verona.

    Verona have an option to buy the 26-year-old, which they are expected to trigger, before immediately selling him for a hefty profit.

    Reports claim the Argentinian forward would cost around £17million.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Done deal – Carter-Vickers leaves Tottenham

    Spurs centre-back Cameron Carter-Vickers has joined Celtic on a permanent deal.

    The 24-year-old spent last season on loan with the Hoops.

    He helped Celtic to a Scottish Premiership and League Cup double in his 45 appearances.

    In total Carter-Vickers made just five first-team appearances for Spurs.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Bernardo tight-lipped on City future

    Bernardo Silva refused to commit his future to Manchester City amid interest from Barcelona.

    Nou Camp coach Xavi has set his sights on the Portugal international – although any move would hinge on them selling Manchester United target Frenkie de Jong.

    Bernardo, 27, wanted to leave the Etihad last summer to be closer to his family but went on to enjoy another excellent season under Pep Guardiola.

    But after playing for his country in a 2-0 win over Czech Republic, The City playmaker would not entertain questions over whether he will push to leave again in the next few weeks.

    Bernardo said: "Unfortunately, I won't be able to answer, because I'm at the service of the national team and super focused on the game that remains.

    “When the season ends, we'll see what happens."

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Like father, like son

    Erling Haaland has posted a throwback shot to his Twitter account of himself wearing a Manchester City kit as a toddler.

    The striker will officially become a City player on July 1 after signing from Borussia Dortmund.

    In doing so he will follow in the footsteps of father Alfe-Inge, who spent time at the Etihad as a player.

    The City kit Haaland wore had "dad" on the back, and Alfe-Inge's No15.

    He captioned the post: "To be continued"

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    Wilshere: “Big chance” Arsenal sign Jesus

    Jack Wilshere has said he would “love” Gabriel Jesus to join Arsenal, and reckons the Brazilian star’s relationship with Mikel Arteta will help the Gunners in their bid for his signature.

    Jesus spent time working with Arteta when the Spaniard was a first team coach at Manchester City.

    And Wilshere told talkSPORT: “He has a year left on his contract? They could get him cheaper if they hold out.

    “I’ve done that before [run down my contract] – you get more money that way, it’s a fact.

    “That’s why the players do it. I think they will be queuing up [for Jesus].

    “I think Arsenal will have a big chance of signing him because of his relationship with his manager. I think Newcastle would go for him. But I would love to see him at Arsenal.”

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Hammers sign youngster Dan Rigge

    West Ham have pipped a number of Premier League rivals to the signing of youngster Dan Rigge from Manchester City, writes JACK ROSSER.

    The Hammers have agreed a three-year deal with the sought-after midfielder, 16, ahead of a number of other Premier League clubs.

    Liverpool had offered Rigge a trial with their academy sides but the youngster chose to take up the firm offer from West Ham instead, while Wolves and Leicester City were also in the mix.

    The east Londoners have been tracking Rigge for some time.

    The midfielder played a few games on trial for the Hammers in January, with the blessing of Manchester City, before returning to see out the season up north.

    Now the campaign is out of the way, the path has been cleared to strike a deal to bring him to the capital.

    Rigge is seen as a bright prospect by those at West Ham and he will go in to work with their academy sides from next season.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Barcelona reject De Jong bid

    The Red Devils have seen their opening bid for Frenkie de Jong rejected, according to Fabrizio Romano.

    Italian journalist Romano claims United tabled a proposal worth £51million, with another £9m in add-ons.

    But the LaLiga giants rebuffed the offer.

    It’s reported the two clubs have been in talks since the start of the month regarding a deal for the Dutchman.

    And the clubs are said to still be in contact after United’s opening bid was turned down.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Forest chasing Maitland-Niles

    Newly promoted Nottingham Forest are reportedly keen on a move for Arsenal outcast Ainsley Maitland-Niles.

    The versatile Maitland-Niles spent the second half of last season on loan at Roma.

    And now Forest have made contact with the Gunners regarding a deal for the 24-year-old, according to the Mirror.

    Maitland-Niles has just one year left on his Arsenal contract and is keen to play regular first-team football.

    The Gunners are open to selling, while Forest are looking to strengthen their squad ahead of a first Premier League campaign since 1998-99.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Burnley release 14 players

    The relegated Clarets have confirmed 14 players will depart the club this summer.

    Centre-backs Ben Mee and James Tarkowski will both leave when their contracts expire, as will Aaron Lennon.

    Elsewhere in the first team set-up, Phil Bardsley, Dale Stephens and Erik Pieters have been set for release.

    Meanwhile in the U23S Joel Mumbongo, Richard Nartey, Anthony Glennon, Ethen Vaughan, Sam Unwin, Anthony Gomez Mancini, Calen Gallagher-Allison, Joel Connolly and Harry Allen will all leave in the summer.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Kounde keen on Sevilla exit

    Sevilla general director Jose Maria Cruz de Andres has confirmed Chelsea target Jules Kounde wants to leave the club to play in a "more competitive team".

    SunSport exclusively revealed last month that the French defender is desperate to sign for the Blues this summer.

    And De Andres told Sport Witness: "Again, the player, I am sure, respects Sevilla FC. He is happy with us. In the case of Kounde, it is not a matter of money.

    "It’s a matter of him wanting to play in a more competitive team than Sevilla FC.

    "I am sure he is a player that is attractive for teams like Chelsea, FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich and these types of teams.

    "He wants to play in a more competitive team."

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Gareth Bale NOT joining Getafe

    Gareth Bale has provided an update on his future, and confirmed he WON'T be joining LaLiga side Getafe.

    Getafe's president had claimed Bale had offered himself to the club, who finished 15th in LaLiga last season.

    But Bale was quizzed today on whether he was close to sealing a move to a new team.

    And the Wales talisman replied with a laugh: "No but it's definitely not Getafe that's for sure!"

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    De Jong greenlights United switch

    Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has reportedly given the green light for a move to Manchester United.

    According to The Athletic, the 25-year-old has agreed to join Erik ten Hag’s Old Trafford revolution.

    All that’s thought to be left now is for the two clubs to agree on a transfer fee.

    Barca are understood to want to recoup as much of the £65million they paid to sign De Jong from Ajax in 2019.

    United are said to be currently proposing an offer of £50million for his services.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Woodman close to Newcastle departure

    Goalkeeper Freddie Woodman is inching closer to a move away from Newcastle, according to the Northern Echo.

    The 25-year-old is set to join Preston North-End on an initial loan move, with the view to a permanent transfer.

    Woodman is currently third-choice at St. James' Park, and with Toon on the lookout for a new stopper, first team football will be hard to come by.

    It's claimed his move to Preston will be a season-long loan deal, and the Lilywhites will have the option to sign him permanently next summer.

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