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Transfer news Updates LIVE – Tuesday 2 April

  • Manchester United could try to bring Toni Kroos or Gareth Bale to the Old Trafford if Paul Pogba leaves for Real Madrid
  • Philippe Coutinho will not be reunited with Liverpool, says Guillem Balague
  • Arsenal and Tottenham are ready to fight for the Bournemouth Ryan Fraser ace
  • Chelsea could keep Tiemoue Bakayoko if its transfer ban is confirmed by FIFA

13:00 UPDATE: Saul Niguez to Man Utd, not Man City

Manchester United is interested in signing Saul Niguez, not Manchester City, has been claimed.

The Spanish Carousel Deportivo made the extraordinary request.

Their report said: "A few days ago the interest of Manchester City came out for Saul.

"What comes to the editors of Carrusel Confidential from around the player is an interest of Manchester, but of United, not City."

Transfer news LIVE: Saul Niguez could join Man Utd, not Man City

Transfer news LIVE: Saul Niguez could join Man Utd, not Man City (Image: GETTY)

12.30 UPDATE: Juan Mata will be offered the role of Man Utd

Man Utd wants to offer Juan Mata an ambassador role even if he leaves the club this summer.

The Spaniard has yet to sign a new contract at Old Trafford and is a free agent at the end of the season.

The Arsenal has been linked to Mata as they watch to strengthen under Unai Emery.

And the Manchester Evening News says that even if it comes out this summer, United wants to bring Mata back when she withdraws from the game.

LIVE transfer news: Juan Mata could leave Man Utd in the summer

LIVE transfer news: Juan Mata could leave Man Utd in the summer (Image: GETTY)

12:00 UPDATE: Arsenal still wants Nicolò Barella

The Arsenal will have the Cagliari star Nicolo Barella, who has watched for the third time this evening with Chelsea, who is also a fan of the Italian midfielder with 43 million pounds.

Barella is the main transfer target of the Arsenal, and the Gunners will send a scout to watch Juventus' twenty-second take tonight.

They have already seen Barella twice this season as manager Unai Emery prepares for the transfer window this summer.

Arsenal transfer plans can be decided from their arrival to the current season.

One of the first four positions and the Champions League for the next campaign will probably open more profitable doors.

Transfer news LIVE: Nicolo Barella is wanted by the Arsenal

Transfer news LIVE: Nicolo Barella is wanted by the Arsenal (Image: GETTY)

11.20 UPDATE: Philippe Coutinho requested

Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain are excited to sign Philippe Coutinho this summer.

The Brazilian midfielder has struggled this season at the Nou Camp.

Coutinho joined Barcelona from Liverpool for over 100 million pounds in January 2018, but failed to impress Ernesto Valverde's team.

Spanish outlet Sport claims United, Chelsea and PSG will try to break the bank for Coutinho this summer.

LIVE transfer news: Philippe Coutinho continues to be connected with a transfer from Barcelona

LIVE transfer news: Philippe Coutinho continues to be connected with a transfer from Barcelona (Image: GETTY)

10.40 UPDATE: Raphael Varane puts Man Utd on alert

Raphael Varane is thinking of leaving Real Madrid this summer because he got everything he could from the club, according to agent Bruno Satin.

"I spoke recently with Anthony, Raphael's brother, so we discussed some of the state of the market so to speak," said Satin Late Foot Club.

"So I think that at this point in his career he has a profound reflection, I don't think he has completely decided to leave Real Madrid, but he's thinking about it.

"Because he won everything you can at Real Madrid, because he feels he has the feeling of having done what had to be done there, and there may be a new cycle.

"Apart from that, I didn't speak directly with Raffaello alone."

Transfer news LIVE: Raphael Varane could leave Real Madrid this summer

Transfer news LIVE: Raphael Varane could leave Real Madrid this summer (Image: GETTY)

10 UPDATE: Adrien Rabiot endures Liverpool

Adrien Rabiot decided to join Real Madrid, snubbing Liverpool in the process.

The midfielder has rejected a number of contractual offers from Paris Saint-Germain and will leave the club when his contract expires in the summer.

Second El Chiringuito, Rabiot has decided he wants to work with Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu.

This follows the photos that emerge from Rabiot sitting in the stands at Anfield on Sunday while the Reds beat Tottenham in the Premier League.

Transfer news LIVE: Adrien Rabiot looks set to snub Liverpool for Real Madrid

Transfer news LIVE: Adrien Rabiot looks set to snub Liverpool for Real Madrid (Image: GETTY)

9.30 UPDATE: Manchester United has a "big, big job"

Gary Neville told Manchester United he had a great, big job in their hands in this summer's transfer window.

He said: "The United States has a big, big job. There are four or five players that Solskjaer would like to keep who are out of contract and need to tie up.

"There are four or five players who will have to carry, and there are probably four or five players who need to go out.

"If you think about it in terms of work in the next two or three months, you probably have 12 live situations; four players to sign new contracts, four players to join the club, four players to get as much money as possible.

"You need a good" wheeled dealer "behind the scenes, someone who can handle this.

"The United States has not been brilliant in recent years.

"I think it's the great job. This is not the work of Solskjaer, but it will determine the outcome of its success in terms of the future".

Transfer news LIVE: Gary Neville told Man Utd to face a great summer in the transfer window

Transfer news LIVE: Gary Neville told Man Utd to face a great summer in the transfer window (Image: GETTY)

9 UPDATE: David De Gea for more recent PSG

Manchester United will lose David De Gea in Paris Saint-Germain unless the club meets his wage demands of £ 350,000 a week.

The sun they say the concierge is asking for a huge salary increase to stay at the Old Trafford.

Reports say that De Gea has stopped signing a new agreement, and the French champions are ready to do everything to sign it.

De Gea in a vital player for United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be desperate to stay in the club.

Transfer News LIVE: David De Gea's future in Man Utd is still uncertain

Transfer News LIVE: David De Gea's future in Man Utd is still uncertain (Image: GETTY)

8.30 UPDATE: Arsenal and Tottenham to fight for Michael Keane

Arsenal and Tottenham will fight for the Everton and British star Michael Keane this summer.

This is according to the Daily mail who says the player is valued at £ 50 million from candy.

Representatives of both companies attended Keane during their 2-0 win over West Ham over the weekend.

Keane made 31 appearances for Everton in all competitions this season, impressing everyone.

LIVE transfer news: Arsenal and Tottenham are ready to compete for Michael Keane

LIVE transfer news: Arsenal and Tottenham are ready to compete for Michael Keane (Image: GETTY)

8 UPDATE: "Real Madrid will want Marcus Rashford"

Manchester United could face a struggle to maintain Marcus Rashford after his impressive performances, according to Garth Crooks.

He told BBC Sport: "The regular readers of my team's column of the week saw me claiming that Jose Mourinho was in danger of destroying the prodigious talent of Marcus Rashford.

"Well, I'd like to declare for the record that the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, along with Mike Phelan's support, will be the catalyst for Rashford to become a world-class striker instead of just a high-level player.

"The big question is: can they keep him? If I were Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, I'd pay a ransom for the king for him."

LIVE transfer news: Marcus Rashford could be on Real Madrid's wish list

LIVE transfer news: Marcus Rashford could be on Real Madrid's wish list (Image: GETTY)

7.30 UPDATE: Man Utd wants Toni Kroos or Gareth Bale for Paul Pogba

Manchester United could request Gareth Bale or Toni Kroos in any deal that sees Paul Pogba leave for Real Madrid this summer.

Rumors have broken since the Red Devils midfielder admitted that it would be a dream to play for Los Blancos one day.

But now the Spanish outlets say that if Pogba is forced to make a move this summer, United wants one of two players in return.

Zinedine Zidane seems to be looking at his team and may be willing to let Kroos leave the Bernabeu.

And Bale is another name that has been constantly connected with United for years.

LIVE transfer news: the latest gossip from Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool

LIVE transfer news: the latest gossip from Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool (Image: GETTY)

7:00 UPDATE: Philippe Coutinho at the Liverpool position

The Spanish soccer expert Guillem Balague revealed the latest news on Philippe Coutinho that could be reunited with Liverpool.

"As I said, Barcelona said we won't get rid of him, we won't sell it," he said on his YouTube channel.

"Liverpool is not interested in bringing it back for the money it would cost.

"They said they are not selling.

"So when Coutinho and his entourage realized they weren't opening the door for him, his representatives are highlighting an impression, through certain articles, that he would be willing to go.

"He told people in the national side that he is willing to go and wants to prove himself.

"Two things about it. One is that Barcelona doesn't want to sell, you have to come and try to improve and be the best you can be.

"Two, Barcelona is worried about Coutinho. Not because they don't think they can play a role – but they feel that it doesn't come out of the melancholy state it is in."

Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea could bring Tiemoue Bakayoko to Stamford Bridge

Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea could bring Tiemoue Bakayoko to Stamford Bridge (Image: GETTY)

6.30 UPDATE: Arsenal to hijack Tottenham

Arsenal is ready to hijack Tottenham's mission of exploring Ryan Fraser by deploying the midfielder this summer.

The Bournemouth star Fraser has impressed this season with eight goals in 36 appearances.

The Scottish national has a lot of admirers, with the Mirror claiming that Tottenham tracked him down.

In fact, the Spurs are said to have explored the Scotsman along with other suitors.

And the move will probably help ease the concerns in the Gunners camp by replacing Aaron Ramsey.

Wales star Ramsey will leave for Juventus on a free trip when his contract with Arsenal will expire this summer.

LIVE transfer news: Arsenal and Tottenham are watching Ryan Fraser

LIVE transfer news: Arsenal and Tottenham are watching Ryan Fraser (Image: GETTY)

6:00 UPDATE: the return of Chelsea

Chelsea's two-door ban could mean that midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko returns to the club in the summer, according to reports in Italy.

Bakayoko loaned to AC Milan last summer after a torrid first spell with Chelsea.

It was thought that Bakayoko, who impressed in Italy, would remain with Milan, provided the club paid him £ 32.5m (€ 38m).

But according to the Italian transfer expert Alfredo Pedulla, Milan should ask for a cut in the price for the French midfielder – something the blues are not willing to allow.

Chelsea is also wary of the transfer ban imposed by FIFA, which will prevent them from getting new players for the next two windows.