Football transfer rumours: Liverpool set Nunez price tag; Chelsea's 'Messinho' move hijacked

  • Man Utd handed boost in pursuit of centre-back target
  • PSG's plan to keep Xavi Simons away from Barcelona
  • Plus updates on Joao Neves, Emiliano Martinez, Lucas Paqueta & more
Darwin Nunez and Estevao headline Friday's transfer rumours
Darwin Nunez and Estevao headline Friday's transfer rumours / Jan Kruger/Marco Galvão/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images

90min rounds up the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip circulating around the world...

Liverpool will demand a fee of over £73m to sell striker Darwin Nunez. Agent Jorge Mendes is pushing for a move to Barcelona, where he has close ties with president Joan Laporta. (Mas Que Pelotas - Spain)

Coming in at Liverpool could be PSV Eindhoven winger Johan Bakayoko, who is of interest to Arsenal, Brentford and Borussia Dortmund as well. (Het Laatste Nieuws - Belgium)

Juventus are pushing to sign Bologna centre-back Riccardo Calafiori as they prepare to part ways with £52m-rated Bremer, a target for Manchester United. (Tuttomercatoweb - Italy)

Man Utd are prepared to make a first move in pursuit of Benfica midfielder Joao Neves, who is seen as a potential replacement for Casemiro. (Record - Portugal)

Arsenal want Ajax centre-back Jorrel Hato, with the 18-year-old seen as a priority target for the Gunners this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea's interest in Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been complicated by Arsenal's desire to land the 30-year-old as a replacement for Aaron Ramsdale. (TEAMtalk)

Elsewhere, Chelsea are expected to reignite their pursuit of Aston Villa stopper Emiliano Martinez at the end of the season. (talkSPORT)

Manchester City right-back Yan Couto, who is currently on loan at Girona, is a target for Bayer Leverkusen, Juventus and several Premier League clubs. (talkSPORT)

Unless West Ham United midfielder Lucas Paqueta learns the verdict of his betting investigation soon, Man City are prepared to end their interest in the Brazil international. (TBR Football)

The Hammers may turn to on-loan Real Madrid striker Joselu this summer as Julen Lopetegui starts identifying targets before officially taking charge. (GIVEMESPORT)

Emiliano Martinez
Chelsea could move for Martinez / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Bayern Munich plan to hijack Chelsea's move for Palmeiras teenager Estevao, nicknamed 'Messinho' and are ready to offer a structured deal that will exceed his €60m release clause. (GOAL - Brazil)

Victor Osimhen is not interested in returning to Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain and is focused on joining either Arsenal or Chelsea in the Premier League. (Gianluca Di Marzio - Italy)

Xavi Simons also does not want to return to PSG when his loan with RB Leipzig ends this summer. Talks are on between the two teams over a permanent deal but several English sides have expressed interest. (RMC Sport - France)

PSG hope to send Simons out on another loan and will try to avoid selling the Dutch midfielder back to Barcelona. (SPORT - Spain)

Right-back Emerson Royal is wanted by AC Milan, who will need to pay around €30m to convince Tottenham Hotspur to sell. (Gazzetta dello Sport - Italy)

On the other side of Milan, Inter are looking to keep hold of striker Marcus Thuram but would not be disappointed if a club offered to trigger his €85m release clause, which would provide a welcome boost to the club's finances. (Sky Sport Italy)

Barcelona want 27-year-old Porto star Pepe to reinforce their wings this summer. (Mundo Deportivo - Spain)

Real Madrid are ready to offer a one-year contract to on-loan forward Joselu, whose loan from Espanyol includes the option for a permanent transfer. (El Chiringuito - Spain)