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Rashford made a mess with the US deal due to the real interest
Marcus Rashford he looks set to disappoint Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane by signing a lucrative contract at Manchester United, according to the Mirror.
England was in great shape by the arrival of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as United coach, and with his deal expiring in just over a year, Madrid was in alarm.
But the 21-year-old intends to entrust his future to the Red Devils by signing a five-year contract worth £ 78 million, which would see his wages from £ 80,000 a week more than triple to as much as £ 300,000, matching the salary of the former teammate Old Trafford Wayne Rooney.
The agreement could however make the contractual negotiations with its current colleagues slightly more complicated David De Gea asking over £ 350,000 a week to extend his stay in Manchester.
Chelsea plays a tough ball on the real deal for Hazard
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard he has no interest in extending his contract to Stamford Bridge, says the Telegraph, although the club is playing hard with Real Madrid for a deal with the Belgian.
Hazard was the best in his 2-0 win against West Ham on Monday, and that performance threatened to bring his valuation to £ 100m even higher, but Hazard told the club that he has no intention of returning to the negotiations for an extension. (The Telegraph report differs from what Hazard said at ESPN: "I'm focused on Chelsea … We'll see later [the season]. ")
Real Madrid has made Hazard its main goal and they are eager to get an agreement as soon as possible, but they are trying to tie a move for a price substantially lower than what the Western Londoners did.
Chelsea's reluctance to make a deal at a reduced price means that they not only risk losing their prize player for nothing in the summer of 2020, but also the possibility that the 28-year-old will move into a Premier League rival, something that they insisted on winning "t happen
European giants in the left-back carousel
Reports in A Bola claim that Paris Saint-Germain is negotiating to sign Juventus left-back Alex Sandro. The Brazilian has been itching for a move for over a year and could finally get his wish in a deal worth around € 50 million.
The main objective of the Old Lady to replace the outgoing Brazilian is the compatriot Marcelo, who had a difficult season at Real Madrid and could be tempted by the prospect of reuniting with former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, with whom he formed a harmonious playing relationship during their time at the Bernabeu.
If a move for Marcelo does not materialize, the reserve option of the left side for the left back is Benfica Alejandro Grimaldo. The 23-year-old has gotten great reviews for the Portuguese giants since he was signed to the Barcelona Academy in 2015.
– Wing of the Crystal Palace Wilfried Zaha has inflicted on many potential suitors a blow confirming that it will remain at Selhurst Park this summer, according to Talksport. The national team of the Ivory Coast had been linked to moves with Manchester United, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur.
– The Sun states that Bournemouth is looking for a new goalkeeper and has targeted the British couple Jack Butland is Nick Pope. Stoke stopper Butland is watching a return to the Premier League, and the 26-year-old pope finds himself at home in Burnley.
– Metro calculates that Manchester United right-back Antonio Valencia could be on the move for Major League Soccer after it appeared to approve a post on social media connecting it with a transfer to D.C. United. A move to Washington would have reunited him with the former Red Devils Wayne Rooney teammate.