Transfer Rumours 04/05: Mourinho Announced Roma Manager, Chelsea Join Sancho Race, United Eye De Gea Replacement

Mourinho is appointed the new AS Roma manager
Mourinho is appointed the new AS Roma manager / Marc Atkins/Getty Images

The summer transfer window is approaching fast and as the Premier League is slated to finish on Sunday, May 23, the transfer window is most likely to reopen on Monday, June 1.

Top clubs across Europe are still looking to boost their squad ahead of the new season, and clear out their wage bill as well. 

With that in mind, here's a look at the latest transfer rumours from around the world.

Chelsea join Sancho race

Chelsea have reportedly joined the race to sign Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho in the summer.

According to Bild, Thomas Tuchel is looking to raid his former club and make a swoop for the 21-year-old, after reports last week claimed that Dortmund have a "gentleman's agreement" in place with Sancho that will let him leave for the right price.

Spurs have "first refusal" on Bale

Tottenham reportedly have "first refusal" on whether to sign Gareth Bale for a second loan next season once his current loan deal expires and he heads back to Real Madrid.

According to the Daily Mail, the north London side would be open to bringing him on for another season due to the potential costs of bringing in a like-for-like replacement. Bale has one year to run on his Madrid contract and has previously admitted he will return to the Santiago Bernabeu once his deal ends.

United eye De Gea replacement

Manchester United reportedly want to bring Sam Johnstone back to Old Trafford as a replacement for David de Gea, reports ESPN.

Johnstone spent nine years with United's academy before joining West Brom in a £6.5 million transfer in 2018. And now, the Red Devils want him back as De Gea reportedly looks to be on his way out of the club this summer.

Glazers have no plans to sell Man United

There are no plans for the Glazer family to sell Manchester United, according to The Guardian.

Despite the protests breaking out at Old Trafford this weekend, the Glazers aren't considering selling the club. But are, in fact, determined to drive up the Red Devils' valuation from £3 billion to £7 billion in the coming years.