Football transfer rumours: Man Utd make Southgate top target; Liverpool braced for £77m Diaz bid

  • Barcelona prepared to sell Frenkie de Jong to fund move for top target
  • Chelsea interested in Jordan Pickford but now less keen on Ivan Toney
  • Plus updates on Viktor Gyokeres, Jude Bellingham, Serhou Guirassy and more
Southgate and Diaz feature in Wednesday's headlines
Southgate and Diaz feature in Wednesday's headlines / Jürgen Fromme - firo sportphoto/Getty Images, Joe Prior/Visionhaus via Getty Images

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

Manchester United have made England boss Gareth Southgate their top target to replace current manager Erik ten Hag. The club want to conclude a deal in the next few weeks and announce him after Euro 2024. (Foot Mercato - France)

Viktor Gyokeres is 'almost certain' to leave Sporting CP this summer, though the newly-crowned champions of Portugal will demand his £85m release clause paid in full. Arsenal have sent scouts to watch the Sweden striker all season long and have been 'very impressed'. (Jornal de Noticias - Portugal)

Barcelona would consider selling Frenkie de Jong this summer if it allowed them to fund a move for Manchester City's Bernardo Silva, who's available for £50m owing to a release clause. (SPORT - Spain)

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has suggested they wanted to sign Real Madrid's Jude Bellingham during his days at Borussia Dortmund. (AS - Spain)

Chelsea are stepping up their search for a new goalkeeper and have identified Everton's Jordan Pickford as a target. (Football Insider)

However, Chelsea have cooled their interest in Brentford's Ivan Toney as they continue to scour the market for a new striker. (Fabrizio Romano)

Ivan Toney
Toney is out of contract in 2025 / Catherine Ivill - AMA/GettyImages

One forward Chelsea may consider is Stuttgart's Serhou Guirassy, who has scored 25 goals in 26 Bundesliga games already this season. (Fichajes - Spain)

PSG are readying a £77m offer to Liverpool for winger Luis Diaz as they look to secure a replacement for the outgoing Kylian Mbappe. (Todo Fichajes - Spain)

Newcastle United are closing in on the signing of Bournemouth defender Lloyd Kelly, who is out of contract this summer. Liverpool and Tottenham were previously linked with him. (Foot Mercato - France)

Bournemouth could also lose Dominic Solanke to Newcastle, who may look to sell Callum Wilson back to the Cherries. (GIVEMESPORT)

Juventus, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are all monitoring Sassuolo winger Armand Lauriente, who has announced himself as one of Serie A's best wide forwards. (Mirko Di Natale - Italy)