Transfer Predictor: Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus gets a 3 while N'Golo Kante to Barcelona is a 5

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The summer transfer window for all international deals is open.

With the transfer rumours growing in pace and volume during this ‘silly season’, it can be difficult and painstaking to separate the stories of some legitimacy from the rest of the noise.

Fortunately, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to do it for you.

Below, you’ll find some of the latest transfer news churned out of the rumour mill broken down and analysed for your benefit along with our calculated predictions.

CRISTIANO RONALDO – REAL MADRID TO JUVENTUS

Juventus are hoping to lure the Portuguese captain away from Real Madrid this summer by offering a mammoth long-term contract, according to Tuttosport.

Why it will happen: The five-time Ballon d’Or winner could be tempted away from Bernabeu to seek a new challenge, especially with a burgeoning Turin side who would match his huge salary demands.

Why it won’t happen: Ronaldo is an Real legend and, although it is likely that the 33-year-old will step down a level from Madrid at some stage, it may not happen for another few years.

Prediction: After winning a fifth Champions League title last month, it still seems unimaginable to see the Portuguese at another club now. But in order for Los Blancos to secure Neymar next season, they may need to let Ronaldo go.

Rating: 3/10

N’GOLO KANTE – CHELSEA TO BARCELONA

Barcelona have made the Chelsea midfielder their top target of the summer transfer window, according to Le Parisien.

Why it will happen: The French publication are reporting that the Catalan giants are keen to find the ultimate, all-purpose midfielder and see the 27-year-old as the main man to fill the role. And with the potential to win trophies and play alongside Lionel Messi, it looks like a difficult move to turn down.

Why it won’t happen: The French international still has three years to run on his current deal and it is unlikely the Blues hierarchy would allow the influential player to leave.

Prediction: Kante is reportedly happy in London and has no intention of leaving the club he only joined in 2016.

Rating: 5/10

BENJAMIN PAVARD

Stuttgart will not sell the highly-rated French defender for €50 million and want to keep him for another year, according to Stuttgarter Nachrichten.

Why it will happen: The 22-year-old has been a class act so far at the World Cup and may feel it is the right time to move away from the Bundesliga to further develop his career.

Why it won’t happen: Pavard played every minute of Stuttgart’s Bundesliga campaign last season and enjoys the pressure of being the main man in their defence.

Prediction: Although Stuttgart will want Pavard to stay, expect more interest to follow for his services as Didier Deschamps’ side progress to the latter stages of the World Cup.

Rating: 6/10

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The summer transfer window is open and across the globe there is a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

There is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

Let us know your thoughts via Twitter and Facebook.

N’GOLO KANTE

Barcelona have made the Chelsea midfielder their top target of the summer transfer window, according to Le Parisien.

The French publication are reporting that the Catalan giants are keen to find the ultimate, all-purpose midfielder and see the 27-year-old a main man to fill the role.

Kante is believed to be Ernesto Valverde’s top priority this transfer window – with the French international attracted to the option of playing alongside Lionel Messi.

ALASSANE PLEA

West Ham have made a £27m bid for the Nice forward, according to Sky Sports.

Newcastle, Fulham and Tottenham are all on the hunt to sign the 25-year-old French striker, who scored 20 goals last season.

Selling Plea would provide a handsome profit for Nice, having signed him from Lyon for less than £500,000 in 2015.

It is unlikely the Ligue 1 side would want to see their prized asset leave the Allianz Riviera following four fruitful seasons in the black and red.

BENJAMIN PAVARD

Stuttgart will not sell the highly-rated French defender for €50 million and want to keep him for another year, according to Stuttgarter Nachrichten.

The 22-year-old played every single minute of Stuttgart’s Bundesliga campaign last season, garnering interest from Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund in the process.

Although the Mercedez-Benz Arena side want Pavard to stay, expect more interest to follow for his services as Didier Deschamps’ side progress at the World Cup.

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The summer transfer window is open and across the globe there is a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

There is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

Let us know your thoughts via Twitter and Facebook.

CRISTIANO RONALDO

Juventus are hoping to lure the Portuguese captain away from Real Madrid this summer by offering a mammoth contract, according to Tuttosport.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner cast doubts over his future with his comments after Los Blancos’ Champions League triumph in May.

It is likely that the 33-year-old will step down a level from Madrid towards the end of his career, although that may not happen for another few years.

PSG and Manchester United have also been linked with the former Sporting Lisbon man.

HIRVING LOZANO

Barcelona, Juventus and Everton are all monitoring the in-form Mexican winger, the Daily Mirror claims.

The 22-year-old midfielder only joined PSV last March, but has been in sensational form and is attracting interest from across Europe after his starring performances for El Tri at the World Cup.

Lozano, however, has insisted he will make no decision on his future until after football’s global showpiece.

The former Pachuca man was the goal-scoring hero as Mexico stunned Germany 1-0 in their first group game last month.

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