Euro Paper Discuss: Man Utd, Liverpool, Chelsea within the € 45m star race

Manchester United and Liverpool are among the many big sides searching for a star defender, whereas Everton are curious about Leeds-linked LaLiga man – each in all the newest Euro Paper Discuss.


Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea all have their eyes on RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate, in line with a report.

The Premier League trio has reportedly made a new center-back a key precedence within the upcoming switch window.

Dayot Upamecano, teammate of Konate’s Leipzig emerged as a stable target for top flight teams. Nevertheless, it has agreed a profitable contract with Bayern Munich, beginning this summer time.

In that regard, Bild experiences that United, Liverpool and Chelsea have all turned their focus to Konate.

The German newspaper is billing the 21-year-old player as Upamecano’s ‘successor’, however admits it stays unclear what the future holds for him.

France’s under-21 international player has a € 45 million (£ 39million) exit clause in his contract. So whereas his deal could solely end in the summertime of 2023, he’s accessible for abduction.

Konate moved to Leipzig from Sochaux in 2017 whereas nonetheless a teen. Nevertheless, he entered the primary team shortly after his arrival and has since elevated by 88 appearances.

As such, he has gained recognition on the international stage, making 11 appearances for the French under-21 team.

United have reportedly pushed a center-back sign earlier than shifting on. In the meantime, Liverpool might move for a best central defender within the midst of this season’s injury disaster.

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Lucas Vazquez Real Valladolid v Real Madrid February 2021

Everton are curious about Real Madrid’s Lucas Vazquez, who will grow to be a free agent this summer time. Leeds has additionally been linked within the past. (Don Balon)

However the Toffees might want to qualify for the Champions League to get a shot at signing Jurienus’ Adrien Rabiot. (Don Balon)

West Ham, Naples and Monaco have all proven interest in signing Valencia forward Goncalo Guedes. (Fichajes)

The Hammers even have an offer on the table for Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri. Nevertheless, they may very well be in hassle with AC Milan for his signature. (Il Milanista)


Manuel Locatelli Lazio v Sassuolo January 2021

Juventus will compete against Manchester City for signing Sassuolo and Italy star Manuel Locatelli. (Tuttosport)

Everton playmaker James Rodriguez has backed his side to continue in the identical vein after beating Liverpool. (Marca Claro)

Crystal Palace are pushing to sign Juventus young talent Radu Dragusin. (Corrierre dello Sport)

Juve, nonetheless, plans to tie the 19-year-old referee back to a new contract. (Italia Football)


Real Madrid president Florentino Perez regrets rejecting Manchester United’s large bid for Gareth Bale. (Defensa Central)

In the meantime, Madrid bosses are solely willing to pay € 50 million for Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga. Nevertheless, the midfielder feels offended and plans to contact Barcelona. (Don Balon)

Karim Benzema’s minor injury proves to be a dilemma for Zinedine Zidane forward of Madrid’s conflict within the Champions League with Atalanta on Wednesday.

Lyon defender Marcelo has revealed that his agent had spoken to Liverpool throughout the switch window in January. (L’Equipe)


Ronald Koeman Barcelona

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman said his side’s match with Cadiz was extra disappointing than their 4-1 Champions League loss to PSG. (Mark)

Barca, Juventus and Inter Milan have all assembled on PSG for Man City striker Sergio Aguero. (La Sexta)

Nevertheless, PSG chiefs have contacted front-line brokers about shifting to the French capital. (El Chiringuito)

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Spurs boss Paul Mitchell stay close. Mitchell has since grow to be sports director at Monaco, however might work once more with Pochettino at Paris Saint-Germain. (L’Equipe)



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