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Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Monday, 20th May, 2019

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Latest Transfer News Across The Globe

With the transfer window officially opened in England and some other European countries as well as others, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well.

Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season.

Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here.

Mbappe to leave PSG?

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe may have thrown doubts over his future at the club after he claimed he has reached what he sees as a “turning point” in his career.

The 20-year-old French international added that he would like a bigger role going forward, either at PSG or “maybe somewhere else,” Goal reports.

Arsenal interested in Hakim Ziyech

Ajax star, Hakim Ziyech is said to be on the radar of Premiership club, Arsenal as the transfer window hots up.

Daily Mail reports Arsenal could sign the player for £25m after he revealed that a move to the Emirates would be the ‘ultimate dream’.

Alexis Sanchez seeks Man Utd exit

Alexis Sanchez is ready to cut short his summer break and look to force through a move away from Manchester United, reports The Sun.

The Chilean forward has endured a troubled time at Old Trafford since he left Arsenal to join up with the Red Devils.

PSG eyes Chelsea’s Ngolo Kante

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has emerged an important transfer target for Paris Saint Germain this summer, according to the Daily Mirror.

It is understood that the Ligue 1 champions want the 28-year-old to join their team next season as they hunt for Champions League glory.

Naija News, however, understands the Blues may be unwilling to sell as Eden Hazard is also close to leaving the club.

Toni Kroos extends deal with Real Madrid

German midfielder, Toni Kroos has signed a contract extension with Real Madrid that will keep him with the Spanish giants till 2023.

Madrid said in a statement on their official website: “Real Madrid CF and Toni Kroos have agreed to extend the player’s contract, which is now linked to the club until June 30, 2023.”

Carrasco leaves the door open for Arsenal

Belgium international, Yannick Carrasco has restated his intention to return to the European football scene, particularly talking about a Premier League challenge.

Goal reports the 25-year old told The Sun: “There was interest from Arsenal and I had a lot of teams in January giving me the chance to go back to Europe, but here the president said it was difficult to go then.

“Maybe this summer it is possible. If it is a good thing and I want to go, maybe I can speak with the president.

Spurs want Allegri to replace Pochetino

Tottenham want to bring in Massimiliano Allegri as their new boss if Mauricio Pochettino heads in the opposite direction to Turin, claims Express Sport.

Pochettino is among those being linked with a Serie A post that is about to become vacant.

Liverpool interested in signing De Ligt

Liverpool has joined the league of clubs interested in signing Ajax defender Mattijs de Ligt, according to BBC Radio 5 Live.

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has revealed that talks have been held with the Netherlands international by the Reds, while Naija News reports the likes of Barcelona and Juventus are also interested in the player.

City want Magguire to replace Company

City coach, Pep Guardiola wants England defender, Harry Maguire to replace Vincent Kompany at the club and is ready to pay a world-record fee for the defender who is currently on the books of Leicester City.

Naija News recalls Vincent Kompany, who has left City to become player/manager at Anderlecht.

According to the Daily Mail, Leicester don’t want to sell Maguire, who has five years left on his contract, meaning City may have to pay in excess of the record £75million ($95.4m) Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk in January 2018 in order to get their man.

That will be all for now. Naija News will be on the ground to give you latest information on transfers across the globe as they break.