Transfers

Transfer Rumours 16/08: Liverpool Target Mbappe, Barca Want Arsenal Duo, PSG Ready Deal for Pogba

By Amreen
Liverpool want Mbappe next summer
Liverpool want Mbappe next summer / Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images
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The summer transfer window is already heating up as managers eye new recruits to strengthen their squads. Harry Kane is still intent on leaving Tottenham, with the likes of Manchester CityManchester United, and Chelsea all interested.

Real Madrid have filled their vacant managerial spot by bringing back Carlo Ancelotti, who spent the last season with Everton.

Liverpool have already made their move in the market by signing RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate, and will be looking to bring in a few more reinforcements too. United have gone ahead and brought in Sancho and many other top clubs are being linked with big names.

With that, here are the top transfer rumours of the day.


Liverpool target Mbappe

Liverpool reportedly want to sign Kylian Mbappe next summer when the Paris Saint-Germain star will be available on a free transfer.

Mbappe has been linked with an exit from PSG, with Real Madrid reportedly leading the race to sign him. The Reds have been interested in Mbappe since he was at Monaco, and could make a swoop for him next summer, according to the Transfer Window Podcast.


Barca want Arsenal duo

Barcelona are reportedly monitoring Arsenal duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette as they look to replace Lionel Messi at Camp Nou.

According to Sport, Ronald Koeman is looking to sign a new striker this summer, and Aubmeyang and Lacazette are among his top targets. However, the report claims that the LaLiga giants would only be able to make a move if Martin Braithwaite is sold for a significant price.


PSG ready deal for Pogba

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly ready to offer Paul Pogba a lucrative contract if he agrees to join them as a free agent in 2022, according to The Independent.

The Frenchman is in the final year of his deal at Manchester United and could reportedly earn £500,000-a-week at Parc des Princes.


Son targets 10 more years at Spurs

Son Heung-min has admitted he would like to stay on at Tottenham for the rest of his career after signing a contract extension with the club.

When asked by Sky Sports if he would like to spend a decade at the club, having recently signed a new deal until 2025, he replied: “Yes, if I can stay for another four years and football is never promised, so let's see. That's why I signed because I don't want to move again somewhere else."

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