The clamour surrounding a potential Edinson Cavani move to Real Madrid has intensified as further reports have claimed that the Uruguay striker is seriously piquing the interest of the Champions League holders.
The 31-year-old may not be the glamorous pick – but surely the most accessible. And given that Cristiano Ronaldo has taken a club-record 450 goals with him to Juventus, Cavani, who has scored at a rate of 0.7 goals per game for PSG, would go some way to filling that void.
The report goes on to say that although Cavani has a contract in Paris until 2020, the club should be willing to let him go for less than €100 million given his advancing years.
There have been rumblings over this one all summer but Manchester United are ready to pull the trigger on Croatia winger Ante Rebic, according to reports in Germany.
Rebic, and long-term target Ivan Perisic, have been connected with United for most of the summer following Croatia’s run to the World Cup final.
And Sport Bild claim the Red Devils have been in touch with Eintracht Frankfurt star Rebic’s agent as Jose Mourinho – who seems fed up of United’s lack of signings already – targets another physical and hard-working forward. The 24-year-old comes with a price tag of roughly £50 million.
Jerome Boateng was one of Germany’s poorest performers in their limp defence of the World Cup this summer – and he could be ready to flee the country, with Paris Saint-Germain willing to snap him up.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed that PSG has opened communications with both of the defender’s agents, though there has been ‘no direct contact’ as yet between the two clubs.
Bayern are looking to pass the torch on to Niklas Sule, who joined Bayern last summer, and are happy to let Boateng go.
A fee of between €50 to 60 million has been mooted and earlier this week, Manchester United were also sniffing around the 29-year-old as they aim to add more experience to their defensive ranks.