Transfer rumours: Rudiger, Rice, Mbappe, De Jong, Messi, Origi

Transfer rumours: Rudiger, Rice, Mbappe, De Jong, Messi, Origi

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Manchester City are considering a move for West Ham’s England midfielder Declan Rice, 23, who has also been a long-term target for Manchester United and Chelsea. (Telegraph – subscription)external-link

Paris St-Germain’s France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, has been linked with a move to Real Madrid in the summer, but he will not make an announcement on his future until after the final game of the season against Metz on 21 May. (Marca) external-link

Norwich City want to sign Bristol City’s English midfielder Alex Scott, with Tottenham and Leeds already monitoring the 18-year-old. (Football League World)external-link

Barcelona would be willing to let Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 24, leave for a fee of 70m euros (£58m), with Manchester United interested. (El Chiringuito)external-link

Manchester United could offer Barcelona 24-year-old England forward Marcus Rashford and 29-year-old Brazil defender Alex Telles in exchange for Frenkie de Jong. (Fichajes) external-link

New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag will hold one-to-one Zoom meetings with every member of the squad to assess who he wants to keep before he takes charge in June. (Mirror)external-link

Ten Hag will be given “significant funds” to shape his Manchester United squad, with a striker and midfielder the priority. (ESPN)external-link

One player leaving Manchester United is 29-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba, who has left the team’s WhatsApp group after receiving offers from Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain. (Mirror)external-link

Paris St-Germain will keep Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 34, for one more season but are open to letting Brazil forward Neymar, 30, leave. (Sky Sports News)external-link

AC Milan are close to reaching a deal with Liverpool’s 27-year-old Belgium striker Divock Origi. (Calciomercato)external-link

AC Milan, Chelsea and Real Madrid are interested in Manchester City’s 31-year-old Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez. (Foot Mercato – in French)external-link

Juventus are in talks to sign Argentina forward Angel di Maria, 34, on a free transfer this summer after Paris St-Germain opted not to extend his contract. (Goal)external-link

West Ham will open talks with Hull City to sign Keane Lewis-Potter. Hull, who value the 21-year-old English forward at £18m, have rejected a £12m offer from Brentford. (Athletic – subscription)external-link

Reims will let 19-year-old French striker Hugo Ekitike leave for 35m euros (£30m) in the summer. Newcastle are expected to revive their interest after talks with the youngster in January. (Shields Gazette)external-link

Ekitike has also had interest from Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United. (Goal)external-link

Arsenal are prepared to listen to offers for 26-year-old Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe. (Sun)external-link

Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 31, says he would be happy to end his career at Manchester City, but would also be interested in a move to the Turkish Superlig or MLS when his contract ends in 2023. (Sport 1 – in German)external-link

Liverpool’s 21-year-old defender Neco Williams, who is on loan at Fulham, says he does not know where he will be playing next season. (Wales Online)external-link

Udinese want to sign Arsenal’s Spanish defender Pablo Mari, 28, on a permanent deal, following his loan spell. (Football London)external-link

Newcastle have Eintracht Frankfurt’s 22-year-old French defender Evan Ndicka on their radar. (Bild – in German; subscription)external-link

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