Mercato: Paris Saint-Germain eye Rashford as Mbappe replacement


PSG could reignite their interest in Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford if Kylian Mbappe departs the club this summer.

Rashford has long been admired by decision-makers at Parc des Princes. (Caught Offside)

The aforementioned Mbappe is still expected to sign for Real Madrid, though he is demanding a signing-on bonus of €125m. (Cadena SER – Spain)

Manchester United are unlikely to offer Bruno Fernandes a pay rise despite serious interest from the cash-rich Saudi Pro League. (Football Insider)

Liverpool are monitoring contract negotiations between Juventus and Federico Chiesa, with the Italy forward yet to agree terms on a new deal. His current contract expires in 2025. (HITC)

Barcelona may have to shift multiple key players this summer in order to balance the books, and a proposed €100m sale of Ronald Araujo may not be enough on its own to take the club out of the red. (RAC1 – Spain)

Manchester United have entered the race to sign Copenhagen winger Roony Bardghji, who scored against them in the Champions League this season. (The Sun)

Manchester City‘s deal to sign Brazilian winger Savio from Troyes hinges on approval from the Premier League as the French side are part of the City Football Group. The treble-winners will need to provide fair market value evidence in order to complete a deal. (Daily Telegraph)

AC Milan winger Rafael Leao is keen to find a new challenge as he believes he’s completed his ‘cycle’ in the Italian city. (Foot Mercato)

Leao would prefer to move to the Premier League over a switch to Paris Saint-Germain, with Newcastle United a potential destination. (Telefoot)

Everton’s Jarrad Branthwaite and Crystal Palace’s Michael Olise are among Manchester United‘s other targets with the club turning to data to identify young stars. (i News)

Enzo Fernandez is already considering leaving Chelsea, but he is under contract until 2032 and securing a move away would be tricky. (Football Transfers)

Arsenal intend to rival Newcastle for Everton midfielder Amadou Onana during the summer transfer window. (Football Insider)

Chelsea and Tottenham could make fresh approaches to sign Club Brugge winger Antonio Nusa after a January move to Brentford fell through due to complications highlighted in his medical. The Bees are still trying to complete a deal for the summer. (Het Nieuwsblad)

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