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European Paper Talk: Real Madrid plan summer move for Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard

STRATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 06:  Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after he scores his side first goal during the Premier League match between West Ham Unit
Image: Real Madrid will try and sign Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard this summer

Who's making headlines across Europe? We take a look at the major transfer stories on the continent…

Less than three months remain until the summer transfer window opens but the rumour mill is in full swing.

Football Whispers have scoured the European press to bring you the latest transfer talk.


Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, who is up for election this year, will put up £200m for coach Zinedine Zidane to spend on new signings at the Bernabeu this summer. (Don Balon)

One of those new arrivals could be Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard. The Belgian is a long-term Madrid transfer target and Perez has reportedly given the green light to sign him whatever the price. (Diario Gol)

Alvaro Morata returned to Real Madrid last summer after the club activated a buy-back clause
Image: Is Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is on his way to Chelsea next season?

Heading in the opposite direction could be Real striker Alvaro Morata. The Spaniard is Chelsea's number one target this summer and has reportedly told the hierarchy at the Bernabeu he will join the Blues this summer. (Diario Gol)

Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde, who has been linked with the Barcelona job, has told the Basque club he will leave at the end of the season when his contract expires. It is unclear what his next move will be. (Mundo Deportivo)

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Chelsea transfer target Domenico Berardi has moved closer to joining Internazionale from Sassuolo. The 22-year-old forward has endured an injury-plagued season, scoring three times in 14 Serie A starts. (Calciomercato)

Internazionale will continue to try to lure a new manager to San Siro with an offer of £50m over five years for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte or Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - APRIL 08:  Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth a
Image: Inter Milan are still keen on appointing Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as their new manager next season

Madrid transfer target Paulo Dybala has promised Juventus fans he will be fit for the second leg of the Turin club's Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona on Wednesday evening. He scored twice in the first leg to secure a 3-0 advantage. (Gazzetta dello Sport)


Borussia Dortmund are already making plans for life after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and have identified Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette as their preferred replacement. The French forward has 30 goals in 39 games this season. (Bild)

Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) vs Marseille (OM)
Image: Dortmund are lining up a summer swoop for Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette

Bayern Munich trail 2-1 against Real from the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final and could be without Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng for the return fixture in Madrid. That might mean a debut for Nicolas Feldhahn who has travelled to Spain. (Die Welt)


Former Bayer Leverkusen and RB Salzburg coach Roger Schmidt is reportedly the Dutch FA's first choice to succeed Danny Blind as coach of the Netherlands. The 50-year-old was sacked by Leverkusen in March following a 6-2 loss to Dortmund.
Former Bayer Leverkusen head coach Roger Schmidt
Image: Former Bayer Leverkusen head coach Roger Schmidt is the Dutch FA's first choice to replace Danny Blind in the Oranje hot seat
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has also been linked with a third stint at the helm. (De Telegraaf)

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