European Paper Talk: Arsenal want Leonardo Jardim to replace Arsene Wenger
Last Updated: 08/05/17 10:28am
The transfer window may be closed until the end of the season but that hasn't stopped rumours about some of Europe's biggest clubs making mega-money moves when it opens.
Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured the continental media for the latest news and transfer rumours.
Arsenal want Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim to replace Arsene Wenger. Jardim has taken the Ligue 1 side to the Champions League semi-finals as well as guiding them to the top of the French League ahead of big spending Paris Saint-Germain. He's seen as the ideal candidate to replace the Frenchman at the Emirates. (Telefoot)
Liverpool transfer target Theo Hernandez has received offers from Barcelona and Real Madrid. His agent, Manuel García Quilon, confirmed that the player, currently on loan at Alaves, has received offers from both La Liga giants but at this point no decision has been taken by the 19-year-old. (AS)
Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, linked with a summer transfer to Manchester United, is not a target for AC Milan, according to their director of sport Massimiliano Mirabelli, who said: "I went to Madrid to watch a game and not for Morata. He is of no interest to Milan." (AS)
However, 24-year-old Morata has agreed to join Chelsea this summer after the Spain international's agent met several European clubs. (Diario Gol)
Real Madrid lead Barcelona in the race to sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior. The 16-year-old has been tipped to be Neymar's long-term successor and Los Blancos are plotting a €49million move to ensure he's playing at the Bernabeu during the 2018/19 campaign. (Marca)
According to reports, Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has not been happy with manager Thomas Tuchel's remarks over UEFA's handling of the bus bombing. It's the latest in a list of issues between the manager and the club. Last season he had a public dispute with the head of scouting. (SZ)
Lazio forward Balde Keita is set to join Sevilla in the summer. The 22-year-old has reportedly already agreed to sign for the Andalusian side despite strong interest from AC Milan, Juventus and Man United. (TuttoSport)
Lazio's in-form midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is a transfer target for Juventus. The 22-year-old has been one of the standout performers in Serie A this season and his form has been recognised. However, the Turin club have been put off by the €50million price tag. (Calciomercato)