Transfers

Transfer Rumours 19/08: Mbappe to Stay at PSG, United Offer Pogba New Deal, Arsenal Inch Closer to Odegaard

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Mbappe will stay at PSG this season, sporting director Leonardo has said
Mbappe will stay at PSG this season, sporting director Leonardo has said / 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.


Mbappe to stay at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has told the squad that Kylian Mbappe will be staying at the club this season.

Leonardo made the announcement in the dressing room, but according to Spanish media outlet Cadena SER, the Frenchman still believes his future lies with Real Madrid. The 22-year-old has been linked with a switch to Madrid all summer, but has reportedly told his team-mates he will remain at the Parc des Princes for one more season.


United offer Pogba new deal

Manchester United have reportedly offered Paul Pogba a £400,000-per-week, five year deal in order to ward off interest from PSG, according to The Athletic.

The Frenchman has one year left on his current contract, and PSG are keen to snap him up on a free transfer next summer if no new deal is arranged. The new deal would see Pogba become the best paid player at Old Trafford, surpassing David de Gea's £375,000 weekly wage.


Arsenal inch closer to Odegaard

Arsenal are close to sealing a move for Martin Odegaard, according to Goal.

Odegaard spent six months on loan with the Gunners, and while he returned to Spain ahead of the new season, the report claims that the LaLiga giants are open to his departure on a permanent basis, with Mikel Arteta's side eager to bring him back to north London.


Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern

Robert Lewandowski is reportedly looking to take on a new challenge away from Bayern Munich, according to Sky Sports.

The Polish striker wants to experience a different club and league before reaching his mid-30s, but his current club have slapped a £110m price tag on him.

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