Real Madrid have tabled a bid in the region of €100million for Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe.
A host of European clubs are believed to be chasing the French striker, who has been compared to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, and Los Blancos have attempted to get to the front of the queue with an early offer.
But it isn’t clear if Mbappe, who was a Madrid fan growing up, would be keen on a move to the Bernabéu at this stage of his career. (Marca)
Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli has denied speaking to representatives of Arsenal and Argentina.
Sampaoli has guided Sevilla to fourth in La Liga after taking charge of the Los Blanquirrojos last summer, but the club face a fight to keep the Argentine once the campaign ends. (El Pais)
Italian ace Lorenzo Insigne is close to signing a new five-year-deal with Napoli worth €4million per season without a release clause.
The 25-year-old has been on Liverpool, Arsenal and Bayern Munich’s radar over the past few months as uncertainty surrounding his future in Naples prompted sides to pursue a potential deal. However, he’s now set to remain with the Partenopei. (TuttoSport)
French midfielder Marco Verratti expects Paris Saint-Germain to bring in several marquee players this summer.
Verratti has garnered a lot of interest from the continent’s top clubs with the likes of Juventus, Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea rumoured to be interested.
The Italian has threatened to seek a move away from Paris if the club doesn’t meet his demands regarding summer transfers. (Le Parisien)
Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac has agreed to join Arsenal at the end of the season.
The Bosnia international was previously heavily linked with a move to Everton, but Arsenal appear to have hijacked the deal with a counter offer. (Reprezentacija)
Portugese starlet Renato Sanches says he turned down a switch to Manchester United last summer as he wanted to play with “world class players”.