Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Napoli join Juve in Greenwood race – Friday’s gossip

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Napoli are interested in England forward Mason Greenwood, who is on loan at Getafe from Manchester United, but may face competition from Juventus if they want to sign the 22-year-old. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)external-link

Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel wants the club to give assurances that they will bring in a defensive midfielder and a playmaker in the summer before he commits to changing his mind and staying with the Bundesliga side beyond the end of the season, with Manchester United‘s Bruno Fernandes, 29, a target. (Independent)external-link

United are interested in signing 18-year-old French defender Leny Yoro from Lille. (Give Me Sport)external-link

Chelsea, along with French club Paris St-Germain, see the signing of Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 25, as a priority this summer. (Caught Offside)external-link

Real Madrid have cooled their interest in 23-year-old Canada left-back Alphonso Davies, whose contract with Bayern Munich runs out in summer 2025. (COPE – in Spanish)external-link

Napoli are looking at 20-year-old Atletico Madrid forward Samu Omorodion, who has been on loan at Alaves this season, as a possible replacement for Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 25. (Sky Sports Italy)external-link

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has the support of prominent figures at the club prior to an end-of-season review that will determine his future at Stamford Bridge. (Guardian)external-link

Chelsea and England midfielder Conor Gallagher is not interested in moving to Newcastle United, who are long-standing admirers of the 24-year-old, this summer. (Football Insider)external-link

Real Madrid are set to offer Espanyol 1.5m euros (£1.29m) to keep 34-year-old Spanish striker Joselu on loan before deciding whether to sign him permanently over the summer. (Sport – in Spanish)external-link

Aston Villa‘s 31-year-old Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho, who is currently on loan at Al-Duhail SC in Qatar, could rejoin his former team Vasco da Gama in a loan deal with an obligation to buy for £5m. (TNT Sports Brazil, via Mail)external-link

Juventus are considering whether to sack manager Massimiliano Allegri, despite lifting their first major trophy in three years with victory in the Coppa Italia final on Wednesday. (Sky Italia – in Italian)external-link

Juve have offered Bologna‘s Thiago Motta a three-year deal to replace Allegri as their new manager. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Sheffield United are planning a move for Nottingham Forest’s English defender Joe Worrall, 27. (Team Talk) external-link

Sunderland will demand a fee of £12m for midfielder English Jobe Bellingham, 18, who is of interest to brother Jude’s former club Borussia Dortmund. (Football Insider)external-link

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