Chelsea set for £150m summer spending spree, Ronaldo transfer LATEST, Barcelona close in on Aguero and Depay deals

NEYMAR has spoken out after signing a new contract with PSG, by saying he wants to play with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Meanwhile Sergio Aguero reportedly wants a move to Barcelona this summer – but boss Ronald Koeman is keen to bag former Man Utd man Memphis Depay.

And a mooted swap deal between Chelsea's Jorginho and Miralem Pjanic could be back on after the Bosnian's stuttering season at Barcelona.

Finally, Man City are celebrating after Leicester's win at Man Utd confirmed them as Premier League champions.

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  • Joshua Mbu

    LUIZ LEAVING

    David Luiz is leaving Arsenal at the end of the season, according to the Daily Mail.

    The Brazilian held talks with the club today and he has notified them that he wishes to leave the Emirates this summer.

    The 34-year-olds contract comes to an end this summer, ending his two year spell at the club.

    Luiz helped Arsenal win the FA Cup last season, defeating his former club Chelsea where he spent six years of his professional career.

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  • Joshua Mbu

    NEW DEAL

    Arsenal will hand defender Calum Chambers a new contract, according to Football.London.

    Chambers’ contract was due to expire at the end of next season.

    But his form has changed the tide of his Arsenal career and he’s set to be handed an extension.

  • Joshua Mbu

    MAUR THE MAN

    According to Spanish newspaper Diario AS, Man Utd are interested in signing Getafe midfielder Mauro Arambarri in the summer.

    The 25-year-old has impressed this season despite Getafe struggling in LaLiga.

    And relegation is a possibility for the Spanish side.

    Atletico Madrid are also believed to be interested in the midfielder who could be available for around £16million.

  • Joshua Mbu

    SERGI-GO

    Sergio Aguero is closing in on a free transfer to Barcelona – but could be forced into taking a 40 PER CENT pay cut.

    The Manchester City legend will leave the Etihad when his contract runs out at the end of the season.

     The 32-year-old Argentinian has spent ten trophy-filled years at the Etihad and is now looking for a new club.

    He has held positive talks with the Spanish giants over a move this summer to link up with close pal Lionel Messi.

    SunSport understands the ex-Atletico Madrid man is nearing an agreement on a two-year deal at the Nou Camp.

    But he may be forced into taking a £100,000-a-week cut from the £250,000-a-week wages he earns at City.

    Sergio Aguero is closing in on a move to Barcelona on a two-year dealCredit: Getty
  • Joshua Mbu

    MASTERPIECE

    Polish side Wisła Płock announced the contract extension of defender Piotr Tomasik with a GTA-inspired announcement video!

    Masterpiece.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ICE BERG

    Arsenal will have to pay Sander Berge’s full £35million release clause to land the midfielder despite Sheffield United’s relegation.

    Yorkshire Live refuted claims that the Norwegian could be available for a cut-price £12m after the Blades dropped out of the Premier League.

    Berge is still £10m cheaper than United’s original £45m asking price due to a relegation clause in his contract with the future Championship outfit.

    Liverpool and Arsenal have both been linked with moves for the 23-year-old, who has just returned to action following a lengthy injury.

    The 23-year-old appeared in the 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday in his first start since suffering a hamstring problem back in December.

    The Norway international became United’s club-record signing at £22million when he joined from Genk in January 2020.

  • Joshua Mbu

    JESSE SPEAKS

    Jesse Lingard has shared a video on Twitter thanking the fans for voting him Player of the Month, as well as voting for his goal against Wolves to win Goal of the Month.

    The Man Utd player – on loan at West Ham – preached a message of hope, and told fans to ‘be yourself’.

    He said: “This is a great moment for me on a personal level after the difficulties of the past, so for me to pick up these two awards – POTM & GOTM – proves with a positive attitude and staying strong, you can achieve anything.

    “This is for anyone who has ever been told they’re not good enough, or that they need change who they are to fit in.

    “I would always say stay true to yourself, be yourself, you know, keep dancing, keep doing what you love and I’m sure you’ll reach your goals in the long run.”

    This is for anyone who has ever been told they’re not good enough, or that they need change who they are to fit in.


    Jesse Lingard

  • Joshua Mbu

    AT THE DOUBLE

    Jesse Lingard was name Premier League Player of the Month earlier today,

    And he has also added Goal of the Month to go alongside it! His solo effort in the win against Wolves won him the award.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROYAL FLUSH

    Arsenal are reportedly one of a number of clubs looking to lure defender Emerson Royal away from Barcelona in the summer.

    The Gunners are in the market for a new right-back with SunSport exclusively revealing Hector Bellerin is set to depart in the upcoming window.

    It is understood that the Spaniard is keen for a new challenge having spent the last ten years at the Emirates.

    One player that could be brought in is Brazilian star Emerson, who was first linked with the Gunners in March.

    And according to Radio Castellon via Mundo Deportivo, the Gunners are weighing up a summer swoop for the 22-year-old.

    However signing Emerson would prove to be tricky, with the player co-owned by both Real Betis and Barcelona.

  • Joshua Mbu

    POTM

    Jesse Lingard – on loan at West Ham – has won Premier League POTM for April!

    The midfielder scored four, including a stunning solo goal away at Wolves, and provided one assist.

  • Joshua Mbu

    GUEN’s THE MAN

    French side Marseille are eyeing up a move for Arsenal outcast Matteo Guendouzi, according to reports.

    La Provence are reporting that Marseille are looking to move for the 22-year-old who lost his way under Mikel Arteta.

    The Frenchman found himself in hot water after his performance against Brighton last season.

    And he was loaned at in the summer to Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin, where he has made 24 appearances so far this season.

    The Berlin-based club are believed to have an option to by the midfielder for £29million, but it is unclear whether they will follow through with the deal.

    Marseille are currently sat 5th in Ligue 1, and they are on course to qualify for the Europa League – which could lure the £40,000-per-week star to France.

  • Joshua Mbu

    LINGARD STAY?

    Former Leeds United midfielder Carlton Palmer believes that West Ham won’t be able to afford Jesse Lingard this summer.

    And that could mean that Lingard stays at Man Utd.

    Speaking to Football FanCast, Palmer explained: “don’t think they’ll be able to get Lingard on a permanent deal. I think he’s played his way back into the Manchester United starting line-up.

    “He we will have to see how he does, but he will probably start at the Euros.

    “Manchester United are a massive club and West Ham just don’t pay that type of money on a regular basis and David Moyes knows that.”

  • Joshua Mbu

    WRIGHT WARNS AGAINST SIGNING CEBALLOS

    Arsenal Legend Ian Wright has warned against signing on-loan Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos in the summer.

    Wright believes that Arsenal have some very talented players who could fill the void left by the Spaniards departure.

    Speaking to Premier League Productions, Wright said: “I don’t think we should be signing Ceballos, I just don’t think he’s what we need now.

    ‘I think that we’ve got young players coming through who should get an opportunity in front of Ceballos.

    “If he’s going to do anything to stay at Arsenal, it would’ve been seen already by now.”

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  • Joshua Mbu

    LLORENTE ON THE RADAR

    Manchester Utd are interested in signing Atletico Madrid’s star midfielder Marcos Llorente, according to reports.

    And the Red Devils are believed to be ‘preparing’ an offer worth £68million.

    Spanish outlet AS are reporting that Atletico are desperate to tie the 26-year-old to a new deal despite his current deal expiring in 2024.

    The versatile midfielder has been instrumental in Atletico’s title charge, chipping in with 12 goals and providing 11 assists in LaLiga.

    Llorente can play as a striker, winger and as a midfielder.


    Llorente is one of the most versatile players in world football
  • Joshua Mbu

    MONEY SAVER

    Arsenal defender Dinos Mavropanos could extend his stay at Stuttgart beyond the summer IF he is not in boss Mikel Arteta’s plans going forward.

    The 23-year-old has impressed whilst on loan in Germany, and could prove a money saver if Arteta was to keep him and use him.

    Stuttgart manager Pellegrino Matarazzo loves him, and said: “He’s our gladiator! 

    “He’s a monster in terms of physique. And when he makes a mistake, he hums around some Greek swear words. I like that. He’s just a tough dog.”

    The praise of Mavropanos didn’t just come from manager Matarazzo.

    Sporting director Sven Mislintat weighed in saying: “He (Mavropanos) says very clearly – if he doesn’t play a role in Arsenal’s planning, he wants to stay with us.”

  • Joshua Mbu

    CZECH MATE

    West Ham are interested in signing their third Czech Republic player in less than two years!

    According to reports, West Ham are interested in signing Czech teenage sensation Adam Hlozek.

    Foot Mercato are reporting that the Hammers are confident in signing the 18-year-old who has scored 11 goals in 17 league appearances for Sparta Prague.

    But West Ham are not the only club looking at the talented player.

    Bundesliga duo Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are keeping an eye on his progress as well.

  • James Orr

    WHAT DO YOU NO?

    Man City are in advanced talks to sign Sporting Lisbon left-back Nuno Mendes, according to reports.

    And the Premier League champions are reportedly willing to include right-back Pedro Porro as part of the deal with the City defender already at Sporting on loan.

    Mendes, 18, has played 34 times in all competitions for Sporting this season as they won their first league title in 19 years.

  • James Orr

    ED CHASE – EXCLUSIVE

    Southampton have joined the transfer battle for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard.

    SunSport understands the Hoops striker has been added to the Premier League outfit's summer hitlist.

    Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl is anxious to bolster his forward options having seen his side tumble down the table over the course of the season.

    Edouard has been watched closely by the club in recent weeks. Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers remains an admirer of the French star as Celtic are expected to cash in during the summer transfer window for £20million-plus.

  • William Pugh

    GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL FANS

    Manchester United will land a huge cash windfall if West Ham join them in the top four this season.

    SunSport understands there’s a clause in Jesse Lingard’s deal which will net United a £500,000 bonus if they secure Champions League football.

    The agreement could help West Ham seal a permanent transfer for the 28-year-old, who is valued at around £20m and also wanted by Borussia Dortmund.

    Elsewhere, SunSport report on Rangers and Brighton registering an interest in Reading star Josh Laurent over a potential transfer this summer.

    And SunSport also understands Aston Villa, Spurs and Newcastle are targeting Ghanaian defender Abdul Mumin at Portuguese side Vitoria.

    Centre-back Mumin, 22, who joined from Danish side Nordsjaelland last year, would cost about £15million.

    An England national team coach has been axed by the FA after being involved in a boozy car smash.

    Goals guru Allan Russell, 40, who worked with Harry Kane in the 2018 World Cup, was a passenger in his Audi RS6 when it rammed a Vauxhall injuring its driver.

    He was fined £2,000 after admitting letting his brother Simon drive who was twice the limit and had no insurance.

    A friend said: “He was a happy-go-lucky guy. He’ll never be the same.”
    In match action, a brace from Roberto Firmino helped Liverpool beat Manchester United 4-2 at Old Trafford.

    Before the game, fans staged a fresh anti-Glazer protest at Old Trafford, which passed by largely without incident.

    A Liverpool ‘team bus’ was blocked by pedestrians in the city but proved to NOT have any players on board.

    The squad arrived without incident with United driving in seven hours before kick-off.

    Everton drew 0-0 at Aston Villa in the other Premier League match.

  • Marc Mayo

    ‘I’LL BE BACK’

    Britain’s oldest footballer is vowing a back injury will not stop him playing — aged 85

    Sunday league player Dickie Borthwick hopes his 77-year career is not over.

    But he has been sidelined for months and has given himself until August to recover.

    He said: “I have thought it could be over but I am hoping it will clear up. I still love the game and I want to play again.

    "If it wasn’t for my injury I know I could still strike a ball and get up for a header.”

  • Marc Mayo

    BLUE BEAUTY

    Thomas Tuchel will be handed a £150million transfer warchest by Chelsea.

    The Blues board are delighted with the job the German has done since he arrived in January.

    Chelsea have serious money to spend this summer as they continue their bid to get back to the top of the Prem.

    A proven goalscorer is seen as a huge priority, with Olivier Giroud, 34, and 23-year-old Tammy Abraham likely to be surplus to requirements.

    The Stamford Bridge outfit have been monitoring Erling Haaland’s situation at Borussia Dortmund and also keeping a close eye on their former striker Romelu Lukaku at Inter Milan.

  • Marc Mayo

    REAL DEAL

    A big win for Real Madrid down in Granada!

    Los Blancos are within two points of LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid with two games to play after the 4-1 victory.

  • Marc Mayo

    EXCLUSIVE

    England national team coach has been axed by the FA after being involved in a boozy car smash, writes Adam Bennett.

    Goals guru Allan Russell, 40, who worked with Harry Kane in the 2018 World Cup, was a passenger in his Audi RS6 when it rammed a Vauxhall, injuring its driver.

    He was fined £2,000 after admitting letting his brother Simon drive who was twice the limit and had no insurance.

    Vauxhall Corsa motorist Danny Moss, 43 — an off-duty ambulance driver — suffered life-changing injuries in the smash in Shirburn, Oxon, last year, county magistrates heard.

    A friend said: “He was a happy-go-lucky guy. He’ll never be the same.”

    Allan, a coach at Aberdeen, masterminded England’s successful set-piece goals in 2018.

  • Marc Mayo

    EXCLUSIVE

    Rangers and Brighton have registered an interest in Reading star Josh Laurent over potential transfer this summer, writes Duncan Wright.

    Scottish champions Rangers believe the 26-year-old midfielder could be the ideal signing to strengthen the spine of their team as they look to prepare for Champions League football next season.

    But Brighton are also in the hunt and see the former Shrewsbury ace as a potential replacement for in-demand Yves Bissouma, who is wanted by Liverpool and Arsenal.

    Seagulls boss Graham Potter is resigned to losing Bissouma at the end of the season.

    And he has been impressed by the way Laurent has taken to a deeper midfield role in his first year in the Championship.

    Laurent made a major impact in the second tier and was voted Reading’s player of the year having scored three goals and missed just one match.

  • Marc Mayo

    EXCLUSIVE

    Jesse Lingard is being eyed by Borussia Dortmund over a sensational switch – and could be used in a deal to bring Jadon Sancho to Manchester United, writes Daniel Cutts.

    The England winger has had a stunning loan spell at West Ham.

    And Hammers boss David Moyes is keen to sign him on a permanent deal this summer.

    His £100,000-a-week wage demands are an issue though, and are putting doubt on him staying at the London Stadium beyond this season.

    Dortmund are keeping tabs on the 28-year-old and are big admirers – which United may use in a move for one of their top targets in Sancho.

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