New manager Maurizio Sarri’s is said to have made the Poland international his top summer target, according to the Daily Star.
Despite Bayern’s reluctance to sell their star striker, Lewandowski is keen on a move away from the Bundesliga champions and Sarri is said to have prioritised his recruitment even above that of former player Gonzalo Higuain.
With the Premier League transfer window slamming shut on August 9, the Blues are running out of time to persuade Bayern to sell as their hunt for a new striker continues.
Previously limited to sporadic appearances in the starting XI under Zinedine Zidane, the Welshman was considering a move away from the club but new manager Julen Lopetegui has convinced the winger to stay and play a key role.
According to the Sun, Madrid are prepared to offer Bale a new and improved contract as they make him their leading man.
The likes of Tottenham and Manchester United have been interested in splurging on the 29-year-old but with Madrid either unable or unwilling to sign a replacement for Ronaldo, Bale is set to stay put.
Liverpool have strengthened their squad this summer but are also looking to secure their most prized assets.
Despite Philippe Coutinho’s departure in January, Mohamed Salah’s meteoric rise and the arrival of Xherdan Shaqiri had to put Sadio Mane’s future at the club in question.
However, the Mirro report that Liverpool are keen to keep the Senegalese international for the long-term and will persuade him to sign a new contract in the coming weeks.
Salah and Roberto Firmino have already committed to new long-term contracts until 2023.
Mane’s current contract runs through 2021 but the Anfield outfit are keen on extending his deal to fend off any potential suitors.