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Euro Papers: Kylian Mbappe to reject Manchester United

Kylian Mbappe appears dejected following the 2-0 Champions League semi-final first leg defeat to Juventus
Image: Kylian Mbappe is reportedly set to turn down a move to Old Trafford

With the major leagues around Europe drawing to a conclusion and talk already turning to how the big clubs intend to splash their cash over the summer, our friends at Football Whispers have rounded-up all the latest transfer rumours from across the Continent.


Kylian Mbappe is set to turn down any summer approach from Manchester United as he does not like the style of Jose Mourinho's football at Old Trafford. Also a rumoured target for Manchester City and Real Madrid, the teenager is one of Europe's hottest properties. (L'Equipe)

Marseille boss Rudi Garcia has spoken of former Newcastle United loanee Florian Thuavin's development this season. Marseille have triggered the option to buy the 24-year-old, after he has scored 15 goals and added eight assists: "I ask for the minimum touches on the ball in the last thirty metres, although I don't prevent dribbling because he moves very quickly with the ball. He is more complete and he is more difficult for the opponent to control." (L'Equipe)

Florian Thauvin
Image: Marseille are seeking to buy Florian Thauvin

A known transfer target for Arsenal and Spurs, former France international and Ivory Coast manager, Sabri Lamouchi has been talking about the qualities of Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri: "He is quick with his head, not with his legs. Even before receiving the ball, he knows what he is going to do with it. And when he has no option, he has the ability to protect the ball with his body, thanks to his small frame." (L'Equipe)


Arsenal will make a €100m move for Kylian Mbappe this summer, but they will also promise him a starting spot at centre-forward every week. Real Madrid remain the favourites if the 18-year-old decides to move this year. (AS)

Bayern Munich see former Tottenham star Luka Modric as the natural successor to Xabi Alonso in their midfield. The Real Madrid man is contracted until 2020 at the Santiago Bernabeu. (Don Balon)

MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 18:  Luka Modric of Real Madrid looks on during the Copa del Rey Quarter Final, First Leg match between Real Madrid CF and  Celta V
Image: Bayern could target Real Madrid's Luka Modric

David De Dea is finally set to complete has move to Real Madrid this summer, but Jose Mourinho has a plan. The Manchester United boss has picked out Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak as the man who could replace the Spanish international. (Don Balon)

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With the imminent arrival of former Sevilla director of football, Monchi, Roma know they have to sell to build some funds. Radja Nainggolan is the No.1 target for Inter Milan and AC Milan and the Belgian midfielder and former Chelsea target could be on his way to Milan this summer. (Corriere dello Sport)

Looking for a striker, Milan boss Vincenzo Montella has set his sights on former Blackburn Rovers forward Nikola Kalinic. The 29-year-old has 14 goals for Fiorentina this season and if they fail to land Alvaro Morata and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kalinic, due to his understanding of the league is next on the list. (Sky Sports Italia)


Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after the second goal for Dortmund during the German Cup DFB Pokal semifinal football matc
Image: Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says no decision has yet been made regarding his future

Linked with a summer move to Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was asked about his future after the 2-1 win over Hoffenheim this weekend: I have nothing to say. I'm putting my focus on the remaining two Bundesliga games and the DFB Cup final. At the moment, no decision has been made. (Sport Bild)

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