Transfer Talk: Man Utd, Man City both tracking Inter star Barella

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The January transportation model mightiness beryllium closed astir Europe, but teams are looking up to the summertime and there's plentifulness of gossip swirling around. Transfer Talk brings you each the latest buzz connected rumours, comings, goings and, of course, done deals!

TOP STORY: Manchester clubs successful Barella tug-of-war

Manchester United are hoping to spot disconnected contention from section rivals Manchester City to motion Internazionale midfielder Nicolo Barella, according to Football Insider.

Fresh from winning his archetypal trophy with the Red Devils aft a 2-0 triumph implicit Newcastle United successful the Carabao Cup final, manager Erik 10 Hag is said to beryllium a "huge fan" of the 26-year-old Italy international.

While Marcel Sabitzer has been signed connected indebtedness from Bayern Munich for the remainder of the season, the Red Devils are present reportedly looking for a much imperishable fig for their midfield successful the summer.

Football Insider's study besides says that Liverpool are keen connected Barella and that it would instrumentality astatine slightest €80 cardinal to motion him.

Inter Milan volition beryllium successful a beardown presumption if determination are immoderate negotiations, arsenic Barella's existent declaration runs until the summertime of 2026, aft helium joined from Cagliari successful 2020 pursuing a palmy indebtedness spell. Barella has played 31 matches for Inter crossed each competitions truthful acold this season, signaling six goals and 7 assists.

The study besides says that Man United are funny successful West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice but look contention from Arsenal.

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- Aymeric Laporte is considering leaving Man City successful the summer, reports Foot Mercato, who adhd that the centre-back is being considered by Barcelona arsenic they proceed to look for idiosyncratic to capable the void near by Gerard Pique. City person their oculus connected a replacement of their own, arsenic they are looking astatine RB Leipzig's 21-year-old Josko Gvardiol having already made efforts to motion him successful January. Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are besides looking astatine the Croatia international.

- Manchester City are looking astatine Chelsea wing-back Ben Chilwell up of the summer, according to Football Insider, who adhd that a left-back is the club's apical precedence erstwhile the transportation model arrives. This comes with Sergio Gomez being seen arsenic a squad subordinate and Joao Cancelo's City aboriginal successful superior doubt, portion Chilwell would besides suffice arsenic a homegrown player.

- RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund are some hoping to motion Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita during the summertime transportation window, reports Sport Bild, with the Guinea planetary acceptable to beryllium a escaped cause erstwhile his declaration expires astatine the extremity of the season. Both Bundesliga clubs person antecedently shown interest, though the 28-year-old wanted to hold until the summertime truthful that helium would person much options.

- Tottenham Hotspur are readying connected extending the declaration of 29-year-old striker Harry Kane until 2026, according to Ekrem Konur. The club's all-time apical goal-scorer's existent woody runs until 2024, and determination are assorted clubs hoping to motion the England skipper during the summertime transportation window.

- Fabrizio Romano has reported that 22-year-old winger Facundo Torres volition widen his declaration to enactment astatine Orlando City, with an statement successful spot connected a woody that volition past until 2027. It is besides understood that determination volition beryllium a $30m merchandise clause successful the Uruguayan player's caller contract.

- Chelsea are readying to marque a summertime determination for Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, arsenic the 28-year-old would beryllium a cheaper enactment than Napoli frontman Victor Osimhen, according to Ekrem Konur. Mitrovic has scored 11 goals and assisted a further 3 successful 21 appearances crossed the Premier League and FA Cup truthful acold this season.

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