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    Barcelona ‘in advanced talks to sign Ruben Neves’ after Wolves star’s agent Jorge Mendes holds talks with Spanish club

    BARCELONA have identified Wolves star Ruben Neves as the ideal replacement for Sergio Busquets, according to reports.The midfielder, 25, has attracted a lot of attention for his performances since arriving in England.
    Barcelona want Wolves star Ruben Neves to replace Sergio BusquetsCredit: Getty
    Manchester United are reportedly keen on the Portugal international but Barcelona hope they can lure him to the Nou Camp.
    The role of his agent Jorge Mendes could be important too due to his links with Barcelona, report Spanish outlet Sport.
    The super-agent has conducted deals between the two clubs previously – most recently for Adama Traore’s January loan switch to Barcelona.
    He will reportedly offer Wolves some Barcelona youngsters to encourage a deal – with Abde Ezzalzouli, Nico Gonzalez, Alejandro Balde, Riqui Puig and Oscar Mingueza among the names linked with a move to Molineux.
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    Wolves have benefitted from Mendes’ relationship with Barca in the past having signed Francisco Trincao last summer and Nelson Semedo the year before.
    United and Arsenal are reportedly looking to hijack a move for Neves with Wolves open to offers in the right price range.
    However, Wolves fans have warned the club there will be “riots” if they sell – having sold a number of key players in the past, such as Diogo Jota to Liverpool.
    Wolves manager Bruno Lage is also hopeful his midfield dynamo will stay despite Champions League football being on offer if he joins Barcelona.
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    Lage said: “We need to wait for an offer, we don’t have anything.
    “We need to wait for an offer and understand what [will] really happen. What is good for the club, good for the player.
    “For me, it is clear, if I want to work with Ruben, yes. If you ask the player if he wants to work for me, for sure he will say yes.
    “But this is football and you never know what can happen in the next day.” More

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    Chelsea transfer blow as Bayern Munich ‘make contact with Ousmane Dembele’ for summer transfer from Barcelona

    BAYERN MUNICH have reportedly added Ousmane Dembele to their list of summer transfer targets.Dembele, 24, is set to leave Barcelona on a free transfer when his contract expires this summer.
    Bayern Munich have added Dembele to their list of transfer targetsCredit: Getty
    Some of Europe’s biggest clubs have been linked with a potential swoop for the star, including PSG and Chelsea.
    The Blues were planning to go all-out to sign the winger in the coming months, however, they now face some serious competition from Bayern Munich.
    According to Sky Sports, the German giants are very interested in signing Dembele and have already made contact with his representatives.
    Julian Nagelsmann is eager to sign a new forward who has the ability to make a difference in attack.
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    And with the imminent departure of Robert Lewandowski, reinforcements will be crucial.
    This weekend, Bayern Munich’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic revealed that the 33-year-old striker wants to leave this summer.
    He told Sky Germany: “I spoke with Lewa.
    “In that discussion he informed me that he does not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and that he would like to leave the club.
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    “He said he wants to do something else. But our position has not changed.
    “The fact is he has a contract to June 30, 2023.”
    While Bayern look to prioritise Dembele as an attacking replacement, Barcelona are now desperately scrambling to offer him a new deal.
    Club chiefs want him to stay, but they have also told him to lower his demands.
    Dembele is currently the fourth most expensive player in the world.
    Barca paid £135.5m to sign him from Borussia Dortmund in 2017, but he failed to live up to expectations. More

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    Robert Lewandowski ‘has agreed three-year contract with Barcelona’ after telling Bayern Munich he wants to leave

    ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI has reportedly agreed a three-year contract with Barcelona.The Pole has been linked with a move to the Nou Camp after snubbing a new deal at Bayern Munich.
    Robert Lewandowski has reportedly verbally agreed a three-year contract with BarcelonaCredit: Getty
    He still has a year to run on his existing agreement with the Bundesliga side but they have now confirmed that the forward wants to leave them.
    The Times state that Lewandowski is set to join Barcelona.
    And they report that he has verbally agreed to sign a three-year contract with them.
    Now all that remains is for them to thrash out a transfer fee for him.
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    Confirming that Lewandowski, who has scored 49 goals for the club this term, wants to go, Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic told Sky Germany: “I spoke with Lewa.
    “In that discussion he informed me that he does not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and that he would like to leave the club.
    “He said he wants to do something else. But our position has not changed.
    “The fact is he has a contract to June 30, 2023.”
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    Barca boss Xavi was recently asked if he would be willing to recruit veterans this summer amid links with the 33-year-old.
    He replied: “It’s not age, it’s performance. Players take care of themselves so much and every year they are more professional.
    “Ibrahimovic, Modric, Dani Alves, they all have a very high performance at important clubs.“Cristiano and Messi too. Age is not a priority. If it improves us, that’s the important thing.” More

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    Man Utd to seal Frenkie de Jong transfer ‘within weeks’ as Xavi ‘gives green light’ amid £70m talk from Barcelona

    FRENKIE DE JONG will complete his move to Manchester United “within weeks” after getting the green light from Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez.The 25-year-old moved to the Nou Camp from Ajax back in 2019 but has failed to impress during his three years there.
    Frenkie De Jong has moved closer to joining Manchester United from BarcelonaCredit: Getty
    That has led to speculation that the Catalans are ready to cash in and sell him this summer.
    Incoming United boss Erik ten Hag worked with him during Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-finals before the midfielder’s departure.
    And he is allegedly keen to reunite with the star at Old Trafford.
    De Jong appears set to become Ten Hag’s first signing at United.
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    Now Deportes Cuarto are claiming that Xavi has endorsed the move.
    He wants to revamp Barcelona’s midfield over the coming months and is looking to add AC Milan’s soon to be out of contract ace Franck Kessie to his squad.
    Discussing the transfer speculation recently, Xavi said: “I haven’t talked with him about his future.
    “He is playing at a very good level and has to continue here – he can be one of the best midfielders in the world for years to come.
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    “If it were up to me, I would continue here for many more years.
    “He is very important and can mark an era here. He has to score, assist and he has to be the protagonist.”
    Ten Hag laid out his transfer blueprint for the Red Devils at a meeting in Amsterdam this week.
    He was joined by United Football Director John Murtough, his Ajax assistant Mitchell van der Gaag, who will follow him to England, and Steve McCalren, who is also set to join his staff.
    He is believed to want to sign two midfielders, a versatile forward and a centre-back this summer. More

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    Atletico Madrid and Barcelona ‘in shock swap transfer talks with Antoine Griezmann & Alvaro Morata set to switch clubs’

    BARCELONA and Atletico Madrid are reportedly plotting a mega swap deal for Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata.Nou Camp sporting director Mateu Alemany was spotted in talks with the CEO, Miguel Angel Gil Martin, of their LaLiga rival’s on Thursday.
    Alvaro Morata is wanted by Barcelona this summerCredit: Getty
    Antoine Griezmann could be heading to Atletico as part of a swap dealCredit: Rex
    That led to speculation that Atletico wanted to terminate Griezmann’s two-season loan spell early after just one season.
    However, MARCA have now claimed that the meeting was in fact to discuss a potential swap involving the French forward and striker Morata.
    Barcelona were linked with the 29-year-old back in January with boss Xavi Hernandez believed to be a huge fan of the Spaniard.
    But that potential move was complicated by the fact that Morata, who has 11 goals this term, still had six months left of his two-year loan at Juventus.
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    The Italian side do have the option to sign him permanently this summer for £30 million but have not yet decided to pursue it.
    Meanwhile, Atletico will also have the opportunity to re-sign Griezmann, who left them for Barcelona back in 2019, in 2023 but are examining ways to avoid making the full payment.
    And that is why these latest reports claim that Alemany and Gil Marin met to discuss plans that would enable the two clubs to swap players once the transfer window re-opens.
    Neither man has been prolific during the current campaign, with Griezmann scoring just eight in 37 matches for Atletico.
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    However, Diego Simeone still wants to keep him at the Wanda Metropolitano as long as there is a way to facilitate a package that means they will not have to pay full whack for him.
    That could therefore see ex-Real Madrid man Morata wearing the colours of Barcelona shortly.
    And with the Catalans seemingly intent on securing his services, a potential player-exchange could soon be on the cards. More

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    Chelsea transfer blow as Barcelona boss Xavi praises ‘difference-maker’ Ousmane Dembele amid contract stand-off

    CHELSEA’S hopes of signing Ousmane Dembele appear to have suffered a blow after he was hailed as a “difference-maker” by Barcelona boss Xavi.The 24-year-old has been free to speak to overseas clubs since January 1 with his contract set to expire in June.
    Chelsea target Ousmane Dembele has been hailed by his Barcelona bossCredit: AFP
    He cost Barcelona a mega £138 million from Borussia Dortmund back in 2017 but his time at the Nou Camp has been widely-viewed as a flop.
    President Joan Laporta slammed Dembele for turning down a deadline day offer from England.
    The Frenchman was heavily linked with a switch to the Premier League before the January window closed.
    Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United were all mentioned as possible destinations, while Paris Saint-Germain were also keen.
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    No move materialised, however, leaving Dembele to remain at Barcelona for the final five months of his contract.
    He was then booed by his own supporters at the Nou Camp after that – however he has begun to produce some impressive displays over recent weeks.
    That has sparked Chelsea’s interest again, however recent reports state that the star could stay at the Catalan giants after accepting a pay cut instead of joining heading to Stamford Bridge.
    Dembele did want a new contract to be worth £67million but in a change of heart he may lower his wage demands.
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    A meeting will allegedly take place in the coming days between Dembele’s agent and Barca representatives as they aim to agree a deal.
    And now Xavi has hinted that the attacker will be staying as he hailed his recent displays following his star performance in the victory over Celta Vigo on Tuesday.
    Dembele has only scored twice this term in 31 appearances for the LaLiga outfit, but Xavi is more concerned about his overall play rather than personal stats as he lavished praise on his ace.
    He said: “Ousmane Dembele is making the difference for us – and it’s not just about his goals.” More

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    Chelsea ‘open to shock Barcelona swap transfer with Sergino Dest and Neto to Blues in return for Alonso and Azpilicueta’

    CHELSEA are reportedly open to a swap deal which would see Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso transfer to Barcelona.In exchange, Sergino Dest and Neto could move to Stamford Bridge.
    Azpilicueta and Alonso could both move to BarcelonaCredit: Reuters
    The Catalan giants have already agreed a five-year deal with Blues centre back Andreas Christensen.
    But they are now set to raid Chelsea for two more defenders.
    The Blues are currently limited in terms of player negotiations due to the sanctions placed on the club by the UK Government.
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    Nine players are expected to leave Barcelona this summer, including Dest and Neto.
    Both are currently surplus to requirements, so the club will likely be open to a move.
    Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay are also on the list of potential departures.
    Dest could leave the club to make way for the Chelsea duoCredit: Getty
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    LIVERPOOL star Sadio Mane has been linked with a sensational move to Barcelona.Mundo Deportivo report that the striker is open to joining Barca as he thinks it would boost his chances of winning the Ballon d’Or.
    Liverpool star Sadio Mane is keen to join Barcelona to boost Ballon d’Or hopesCredit: AFP
    The closest he ever came to football’s highest individual honour while at Anfield was in 2019 when he finished fourth after the Reds won the Champions League.
    The forward has one year left on his contract with the Merseysiders and is reportedly keen to move to LaLiga with Barcelona posing as his preferred destination.
    This comes after reports suggesting Bayern Munich are lining up a shock bid for the Senegal international as they see him as a “statement transfer”.
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    The Spanish giants have also been keeping tabs on Bayern star Robert Lewandowski.
    But the German champions are not keen on letting him go, especially without a replacement lined up, and are looking to renew his contract, which also runs out next year.
    Mane joined Liverpool in 2016 from Southampton and has been a standout performer ever since.
    The Senegalese star has amassed a whopping total of 118 goals and 47 assists in 265 appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side. More