Football gossip

Real Madrid will appear to ditch 29-year-old Germany midfielder Toni Kroos this summer so as to spare space for Manchester United’s France international Paul Pogba, 26, along with Tottenham’s Danish Play-maker Christian Eriksen. (AS)

However, Inter Milan have begun preliminary discussions to sign 27-year-old Eriksen and some deal may cost more than 100m euros (£86.5m). (Tuttosport, via Calciomercato)

Manchester United have dropped his attention in Crystal Palace’s 21-year-old British Right Back Aaron Wan-Bissaka in favour of pursuing Paris St Germain and Belgium shield Thomas Meunier, 27.

Netherlands centreback Matthijs de Ligt, 1-9, will leave Ajax for Bayern Munich or Barcelona this summer, according to the Dutch side’s director Erik ten Hag.

Instead, De Ligt’s compatriot and former manchester-united director Louis Van Gaal states that the guardian should combine either Manchester City or even Barcelona this summer, rather than go on to Juventus. (Gazzetta – in Italian)

Real Madrid stay curious in Liverpool’s Senegal forward sadiomane, however, the Spanish giants will only get a move if the 27-year-old hands in a transfer request. (El Confidencial – in Spanish)

Bournemouth are looking at whether to cash in on 25-year-old Scotland winger Ryan Fraser, amid interest from Arsenal. (Mirror)

Tottenham are ready to pay £30m to sign Barcelona’s Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes after the 25-year-old’s impressive loan spell at Everton. (Star)

Manchester United agreed to nearly double Ander Herrera’s wages in a effort to hold the 29-year-old Spain midfielder at the club. (Forbes)

Paris St-Germian rightback Dani Alves, 35, has openly hailed his team-mates in a interview with French radio. The Brazilian asserted the club should’ve paid attention at the highest levels of football to his information due to his experience. (RMC radio, via AS)

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