Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Jorginho, ten Hag, Nunez, Tchouameni, Azpilicueta, Phillips

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Jorginho,  ten Hag,  Nunez, Tchouameni, Azpilicueta, Phillips

  • Former Chelsea Coach Maurizio Sarri is desperate for a reunion with Jorginho at Lazio, with the Italy midfielder, 30, unlikely to be offered a new contract at Chelsea beyond 2023. (90min)


  • Incoming Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag wants Monaco’s France midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni and the 22-year-old favours a move away from Ligue 1. (ESPN)


  • Manchester United are monitoring River Plate’s Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez, 21. (Mail)


  • Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham wants to bring Paris St-Germain’s Spain defender Sergio Ramos, 36, to the club this summer. (Todofichajes – in Spanish)


  • Arsenal are interested in signing Hoffenheim’s Austria midfielder Florian Grillitsch, 26, on a free transfer this summer. (Telegraph, via Metro)


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  • Leeds United have joined Arsenal and Newcastle United in expressing an interest in Grillitsch. (Mail)


  • Newcastle have offered Benfica 60m euros (£50m) for Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, 22, to try to fend off a queue of Premier League rivals vying to sign him. (Footmercato – in French)


  • Paolo Dybala, 28, is planning talks with both Arsenal and Tottenham as the Argentina forward’s contract at Juventus is due to expire in the summer (Express, via Corriere Dello Sport)


  • A long list of European and Premier League clubs are lining up to bid for Torino’s Brazilian centre-back Gleison Bremer, with Arsenal, Leicester, Everton and Newcastle having contacted the Serie A club. Tottenham and Atletico Madrid have sent scouts to Turin, and Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are also monitoring the 25-year-old. (Gazzetta Dello Sport – in Italian)


  • Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard, 31, does not want to leave Real Madrid this summer, despite Arsenal, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund being cited as potential buyers. (RTBF, via RTL Sport – in French)


  • Manchester City are still pursuing Erling Braut Haaland, 21, but would prefer to avoid triggering the Norway striker’s £63m release clause, which they would have to pay in one lump sum. Instead they want to agree a deal with Borussia Dortmund which would see them pay more but over more than one payment. (90min)


  • The Gunners’ Brazil defender Gabriel Magalhaes, 24, says he is happy and focused at the Emirates, amid rumours of Barcelona interest. (Fabrizio Romano)


  • Fenerbahce and Galatasaray want to sign Al Rayyan’s James Rodriguez this summer but the Colombia winger, 30, is interested in joining Atletico Madrid. (FotoMac, via Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)


  • England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, wants to stay at Leeds and will reject Manchester United’s advances by signing a new contract (Sun)


  • Tottenham will be in the market for a left-sided centre-back this summer and are monitoring the situation of Spain defender Mario Hermoso, 26, at Atletico Madrid. (Mail)


  • Burnley want to bring in Sam Allardyce to replace Sean Dyche as manager following his sacking on Friday. (Sun)


  • Borussia Dortmund have reached a basic agreement with Red Bull Salzburg over signing Karim Adeyemi but the Germany forward, 20, is still in talks with Liverpool, RB Leipzig and Paris St-Germain. (Sky Sport Germany – in German)


  • Manchester United had a scout at RB Leipzig’s Europa League win on Thursday to watch France striker Christopher Nkunku, 24, who scored another two goals to reach 30 this season. (Nicolo Schira, Twitter)


  • Chelsea’s second-choice Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27, is a target for Juventus. (Fichajes – in Spanish)


  • Tottenham are confident of securing a deal for England-capped West Bromwich Albion keeper Sam Johnstone, 29, despite interest from Manchester United. (Express)


  • Barcelona have stepped up their pursuit of Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, with the Spain defender pushing to leave amid ongoing financial uncertainty at Stamford Bridge. (Sport – in Spanish)

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