Football rumours: Newcastle revive interest in signing James Maddison
What the papers say
Newcastle have rekindled their interest in England midfielder James Maddison, according to the Daily Telegraph. The 26-year-old has been linked with a move away from Leicester in the summer.
Timothy Castagne, 27, is another Leicester player who could be on his way out with Arsenal keen on the Belgian full-back, reports the Daily Mirror. Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi, 22, is also on the Gunners’ radar.
The Premier League is the likely destination for England striker Tammy Abraham, 25, with Roma prepared to sell for £40million, according to the Daily Mirror. Manchester United are believed to have watched the ex-Chelsea forward.
Hugo Lloris, 36, has been offered a move away from Tottenham to Saudi Arabia. The Times reports the France goalkeeper will triple his salary with the move away from London.
Social media round-up
Bukayo Saka will sign new contract soon as it’s only matter of time. It was agreed two months ago, it’s sealed — there are no changes. 🚨⚪️🔴 #AFC
New deal will be valid until June 2028 — Arsenal announcement expected soon. pic.twitter.com/lyhlBNVnUd
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 11, 2023
Forgotten Man Utd keeper signed by Sir Alex Ferguson ‘set for Prem return’ in controversial Liverpool transfer https://t.co/OHMr9Vq9LV
— The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) May 10, 2023
Players to watch
Lautaro Martinez: Manchester United are tracking the Argentina striker, 25, at Inter Milan.
Manuel Ugarte: The Sporting Lisbon midfielder, 22, is catching the eye of Liverpool who are reportedly ready to pay the Uruguayan’s £52million release clause.