Transfer rumours 17/03: Atletico keen on signing Lukaku, Man Utd consider appointing Tuchel

Atletico are reportedly keen on signing Lukaku
Atletico are reportedly keen on signing Lukaku / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages

Some big names could be on the move in the summer transfer window, and we're here to keep you posted on the latest transfer rumours as we build up to what is going to be upcoming months full of speculation.

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

Atletico keen on signing Lukaku

Atletico Madrid are reportedly keen on signing Romelu Lukaku in the summer, according to Fichajes.

Lukaku returned to Chelsea last summer but is reportedly open to a move away from the club, with a return to Inter being touted. However, Diego Simeone is looking to bolster his attack, and is reportedly interested in bringing Lukaku to Spain.

Manchester United consider appointing Tuchel

Manchester United are reportedly hoping to appoint Thomas Tuchel before the end of the season, according to the Daily Star.

The Red Devils are looking for a permanent boss ahead of the 2022/23 season, with several names linked to the Old Trafford hot seat, including Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag. The report adds that United believe the right offer will be enough to entice Tuchel to leave Chelsea amid the club's current crisis.

Aubameyang wants Dembele to stay at Barca

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has insisted he wants Ousmane Dembele to stay at Barcelona beyond the current season. Dembele is out of contract at the club and so far has not agreed a fresh deal with the LaLiga giants.

"I would like him to stay a year or two longer, I am very happy playing with him," the ex-Arsenal man told reporters. "From when I arrived, I have seen him train very well, with excitement.

“He is creating a lot of assists and playing well. I didn’t doubt this, I’ve known him for many years. I make him smile, it’s very important to be happy.”