Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona as the Catalans seek a new manager and improvement in their fortunes
RENATO SANCHES WANTS BARCA
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches will snub Manchester United in favour of holding out for a Barcelona move, according to the Daily Mail.
The Portugal international, 19, starred at Euro 2016 last summer and was tipped to be a big hit in the Bundesliga after joining from Benfica.
However, Sanches could be sold this summer after an unimpressive first season at Bayern, and Barca are believed to be ahead of Premier League giants Man Utd in the queue.
BARCA TO MAKE €100M VERRATTI BID
Barcelona will make a €100 million bid for Italy international Marco Verratti, according to La Gazzetta Dello Sport.
Verratti has requested to leave Paris Saint-Germain, having told new sporting director Antero Henrique that he is no longer happy at Parc des Princes, L’Equipe reported on Sunday.
Barca and Bayern Munich, where Carlo Ancelotti is a big fan, are leading the race to sign him.
PSG are determined to keep hold of the midfielder, who has not got over the 6-1 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League. Under contract until 2021, the future may not be in the player’s hands.
MAHREZ WAITS FOR BARCELONA
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is waiting for Barcelona to make an offer as he looks to leave the 2016 Premier League champions, according to Sport.
Mahrez is reported to have an offer from Arsenal, along with interest from Chelsea, but he is keen to play in La Liga and is a target for Barcelona.
DORTMUND WANT €90M FOR DEMBELE
Borussia Dortmund will demand €90 million (£79m) to sell Barcelona target Ousmane Dembele, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The France forward reportedly has an ambition to play for Barcelona and is one of the transfer options for new coach Ernesto Valverde.
MESSI TO EARN £72,000 A DAY
Lionel Messi’s new contract at Barcelona will see the Argentine superstar earn £72,000 a day, according to Corriere dello Sport.
The new deal will see Messi stay at Camp Nou until 2021, with the option of a further year, as well as a release clause of €400 million.
MESSI AGREES NEW BARCA DEAL
Lionel Messi has agreed a new contract at Barcelona that will see him remain at Camp Nou until 2021, according to Cadena SER.
The fresh terms also includes the option of a further year being added onto his deal as well as a release clause of €400 million.
BARCA TARGET DEMBELE
Barcelona are set to reignite their interest in Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The Blaugrana missed out on signing the 20-year-old from Rennes last summer, but are more confident of completing a deal this time around.
Barca are hopeful that the departures of Thomas Tuchel and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will unsettle Dembele and help tempt him to Camp Nou.
ARDA AGREES ARSENAL TRANSFER
Turkey international midfielder Arda Turan has agreed to join Arsenal from Barcelona, according to El Desmarque.
Despite Turan’s willingness to move to the Premier League club, the two sides are still negotiating over the transfer fee with Barcelona holding out for £26 million (€30m) for the 30-year-old.
BARCA IN ADVANCED SEMEDO TALKS
Barcelona are in advanced talks to sign Nelsen Semedo from Benfica, per Record.
Semedo has a £69 million release clause, and the right-back had been heavily linked with Manchester United, though Barca now appear set to seal a £43m deal.
HERRERA TO REJECT BARCA
Ander Herrera will reject the advances of Barcelona to commit his future to Manchester United, according to The Telegraph.
New Barca manager Ernesto Valverde is keen to sign Herrera, whom he worked with at Athletic Bilbao, but the midfielder will instead sign fresh terms with the Red Devils.
GUARDIOLA WANTS BARCA KIDS
Pep Guardiola is planning a raid on Barcelona’s youth ranks, with Pablo Moreno, Nico Gonzalez and Ansu Fati all earmarked as future Man City players, The Sun reports.
With the Citizens banned from signing young domestic players by the Premier League, the Blaugrana’s La Masia trio represent exciting alternatives for Guardiola’s own youth ranks.
MESSI FUMES OVER MISSING SILVA
Lionel Messi has been left upset by Barcelona missing out on transfer target Bernardo Silva, Don Balon reports.
The Argentine wanted the Portugal international to sign at Camp Nou but Manchester City beat them to the punch by signing the Monaco ace for £43 million.
BARCA TARGET HERRERA
Barcelona are targeting a summer move for Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera, according to Sport .
Incoming Barca boss Ernesto Valverde worked with Herrera at Athletic Bilbao and is keen to add some steel to his new side’s midfield.
Herrera has just one year left on his current contract at Old Trafford, and the Blaugrana are hopeful they can convince him not to sign a new deal.
VALVERDE TO BE NEW BARCA COACH
Athletic Club coach Ernesto Valverde will replace Luis Enrique in the Barcelona dugout, according to Basque newspaper El Correa.
The 53-year-old has agreed a two-year deal at Camp Nou and Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu will announce his appointment next week, after the Copa del Rey final.
UNITED & CITY WANT NEYMAR
Manchester City and Manchester United will enter a bidding war for Neymar after his father urged him to leave Barcelona, according to the Daily Express.
After scoring only 13 league goals this season, the Brazilian has been pushed to stop playing second fiddle to Lionel Messi by joining a club that will build around his talents.
BARCA EYE DE VRIJ
Barcelona are eyeing Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij as a potential transfer target this summer, according to Sport.
With Javier Mascherano’s future up in the air and Jeremy Mathieu likely to leave, the Blaugrana could bolster their defence by promoting Marlon to the first team and making a move for the Dutchman.