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Transfer rumours and football gossip: Georginio Wijnaldum, Martin Satriano, Nikola Milenkovic, Erling Haaland


  • Georginio Wijnaldum's Liverpool future is still in doubt after Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan reported their interest in the midfielder.
  • Premier League referees are paying for their mistakes, with yearly performance-related bonuses of up to £50,000 taking a hit with each error.
  • UEFA are reportedly planning to take the Champions League final to New York as part of plans to widen the competition's global appeal.
  • Inter Milan striker Martin Satriano is 'flattered' to be linked with Premier League clubs Arsenal and Chelsea.
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  • Manchester United have opened talks over a deal for Fiorentina star Nikola Milenkovic, according to reports.
  • Inter Milan are dealing with a coronavirus outbreak after five senior staff members tested positive for the virus.
  • Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has been taking ballet lessons to help his strength and stamina in the club's Premier League title hunt.
  • UEFA bosses have told the planned Euro 2020 hosts they still expect the tournament to be played in 12 nations this summer.
  • Borussia Dortmund hotshot Erling Haaland is wanted by 10 clubs after a stunning season in Germany.
  • Borussia Dortmund look set to land wonderkid Soumaila Coulibaly from Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports.
  • Jesse Lingard believes he has come of age for West Ham after lacking "focus and concentration" at parent club Manchester United.


  • Maurizio Sarri incredibly agreed a return to Chelsea after Frank Lampard's sacking last month, according to reports in Italy.
  • Chelsea are making progress in their pursuit of Erling Haaland after pitching their project to the Borussia Dortmund star's representatives, according to reports.
  • Liverpool are reportedly weighing up a swoop for Torino defender Gleison Bremer in the summer transfer window.
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  • Marcus Rashford is at the centre of a multi-million-pound tug-of-war between current sponsors Nike and rivals Puma.
  • Arsenal legend Martin Keown has doubled down on the "reservations" surrounding his old club signing Martin Odegaard.
  • PSG's sporting director Leonardo is unsure whether Moise Kean will remain in Paris citing a difficult transfer market as an issue.


  • Manchester United are still hopeful Paul Pogba will sign a new contract with the club, according to reports.
  • Bayern Munich's David Alaba will prioritise a move to a team that intend to play him in central midfield, according to reports.


  • The judge at the centre of a doomed Rangers fraud investigation is set to be called as a witness at a £5m damages action brought by the club's administrator.


  • Rumoured Celtic manager target Rafa Benitez has announced he will only take a job in Europe as he ruled out a lucrative posting in the Middle East.

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