Man United boss Jose Mourinho eyes £25m bargain for Napoli star Dries Mertens

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The summer transfer window is now a month away and the rumours of players potentially being on the move are gathering pace.

Across the world of football, there remains plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen when the market reopens in June.

Get in touch with your thoughts too via Twitter and Facebook.

DRIES MERTENS

Manchester United could be set to sign Dries Mertens from Napoli this summer summer, The Sun reports.

Having been transformed into a striker, the Belgian star has scored 34 goals in all competitions for the Serie A outfit last season and has 21 strikes to his name so far this term.

The 30-year-old is available at a bargain as well with a release clause of just £25m for teams outside of Italy, garnering plenty of interest across Europe.

Jose Mourinho is keen to add the versatile and experienced forward to his attack at Old Trafford.

Dries Mertens

Dries Mertens

ANGEL DI MARIA

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel di Maria has hinted that he may be on the move this summer.

Should he become available, Barcelona are said to be interested in signing the former Real Madrid star.

The Argentine has featured regularly for PSG since Neymar’s injury but believes club may choose to sell some players in order to sign new ones.

“Football is a strange game,” Di Maria told France Football.

“I am happy here, but the club needs to sign new players and to do this, others must be sold. It is not my decision. It is also the club’s.”

Angel di Maria

Angel di Maria

CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN

According to the Daily ExpressTottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen has emerged as PSG’s top priority in the summer transfer window if Thomas Tuchel takes charge in the French capital.

The Dane has enjoyed a fine individual season at Spurs, scoring 14 goals and providing 10 assists along the way. However, after another season without silverware under Mauricio Pochettino, Eriksen may be keen on moving on.

The lure of PSG and promise of challenging for the Champions League alongside the likes of Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe may prove to good to resist.

Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen

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Mauro Icardi headlines our Rumour Mill as Inter Milan star set to decide his future

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Hotshot: Inter skipper Mauro Icardi.

Though the summer transfer window is still a couple of months away, that hasn’t stopped the rumours of players potentially being on the move.

Across the world of football, there remains plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen when the market reopens in June.

Get in touch with your thoughts too via Twitter and Facebook.

MAURO ICARDI

The forward’s future at the San Siro is dependent on whether or not Inter Milan secure Champions League football for next season, according to the La Gazzetta dello Sport.

With three matches left to go in Serie A, the Nerazzurri, in fifth, are four points behind fourth-placed Lazio.

Icardi, who has plundered 27 goals in 31 league outings this term, is Inter’s star man and could fetch huge money this summer.

While he is contracted to the club until 2021, long-time admirers Manchester United are monitoring the 25-year-old’s situation.

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N’GOLO KANTE

Similarly to Icardi, the defensive midfielder could leave the Stamford Bridge club this summer should the club not secure top four qualification.

As is stands, the Blues are five points adrift of fourth-placed Tottenham with just three matches to go in the Premier League.

According to the Daily Mail, the Frenchman will make a call on his future should Chelsea not land a place in the top tier of European football.

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked with a move for the midfield ace.

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Jasper Cillessen headlines our Rumour Mill as Barcelona goalkeeper reveals future plans

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Lack of game time: Jasper Cillessen.

Though the summer transfer window is still a couple of months away, that hasn’t stopped the rumours of players potentially being on the move.

Across the world of football, there remains plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen when the market reopens in June.

Get in touch with your thoughts too via Twitter and Facebook.

JASPER CILLESSEN

The Barcelona No.2 has pledged his immediate future to the club but has admitted he is unhappy about his lack of game time.

Cillessen is back-up to the in-form Marc-Andre ter Stegen and has featured sparingly this season only when Ernesto Valverde has decided to rotate his team.

However, in an interview with Dutch outlet Ziggo Sport, the 29-year-old revealed he has no intention of leaving the club and is prepared to see out his contract, which runs until 2021.

The former Ajax star is set for talks with Blaugrana hierarchy in pre-season to gain more clarity on how often he might play over the next 12 months.

DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 13: Goal keeper Jasper Cillessen of Barcelona in action during the Qatar Airways Cup match between FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi FC on December 13, 2016 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by AK BijuRaj/Getty Images)

Goalkeeping back-up: Cillessen.

BENJAMIN HENRICHS

Chelsea are weighing up a summer bid for the Bayer Leverkusen defender, The Sun reports.

The Blues’ transfer plans for next season have already begun in earnest, with the 21-year-old – who is regarded as one of the most promising talents in German football – earmarked as a future signing.

Reportedly, the Stamford Bridge outfit could test the Bundesliga’s resolve to keep hold of the full-back by offering a whopping £31 million (Dh154m) for his signature.

Even though Antonio Conte’s long-term is unclear, Chelsea hierarchy are ploughing ahead with squad strengthening.

MITROVICA, KOSOVO - MARCH 27: Benjamin Henrichs of Germany in action during the 2019 UEFA Under21 European Championship qualifier match between Kosovo U21 and Germany U21 at Adem-Jashari-Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Mitrovica, Kosovo. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Benjamin Henrichs has won three caps for Germany.

HECTOR BELLERIN

The Arsenal defender is subject of interest from a trio of clubs: Manchester United, Chelsea and Juventus.

According to Sport, the Gunners right-back could leave the Emirates this summer and has no shortage of admirers from some of European football’s top sides.

Bellerin, himself, is said to be after a new challenge.

Gunners full-back Bellerin is linked to Turin.

Gunners full-back Bellerin is linked to a host of clubs.

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