According to recent reports, Manchester United are planning to undergo a major summer clearout, with up to 13 players potentially leaving Old Trafford. Meanwhile, Liverpool have expressed interest in Bristol City midfielder Alex Scott, who is also being sought after by West Ham and Wolves. Brighton are also eyeing up a potential signing of Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson, and are hopeful of securing a new contract for young talent Evan Ferguson.
Leeds United have joined Borussia Dortmund in their pursuit of Manchester City’s up-and-coming prospect Shea Charles. Additionally, Chelsea and Crystal Palace have both expressed interest in Gambia striker Adama Bojang, while Chelsea are also looking to start talks with Atletico Madrid regarding a permanent move for Joao Felix.
Barcelona’s sporting director Jordi Cruyff has attracted attention from Premier League clubs as he ponders his future at the club. Lionel Messi’s father and agent Jorge recently met with Barcelona president Joan Laporta, adding fuel to the fire of speculation surrounding the 35-year-old’s future in Paris.
Scotland is set to play a glamour international friendly against World Cup finalists France, just four days after facing off against Spain in a crucial Euro 2024 qualifier. Meanwhile, bidders for Manchester United are growing frustrated with the lack of updates from the Glazer family.
Elsewhere, former Reading manager Paul Ince is facing the sack as the club fights to avoid relegation, while Wolves are still working on securing a long-term deal for contract rebel Ruben Neves. Newcastle United is in talks with architects about expanding St James’ Park, and Manchester United is reportedly interested in Celta Vigo starlet Gabri Veiga.
AC Milan is said to be targeting a summer move for Arsenal’s Folarin Balogun, and Tottenham is reportedly eyeing up a transfer for Hakim Ziyech. Crystal Palace is said to be planning a major spending spree this summer as they aim to reboot their long-term plan after sacking Patrick Vieira. Finally, the owner of Southampton may be forced to pay back a 110m loan by the end of 2024, while Arsenal is open to selling Balogun, who does not want to return to the club as a fourth-choice forward.