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Saturday transfer news LIVE: Guardiola phones Greizman, Benzema's future, Chelsea news and more


Youri Tieleman want Liverpool move

Liverpool have been in search of a midfielder since the departure of Dutch midfielder, Georginio Wijnaldum last month. Several marquee names have been linked to Anfield to fill the void but Reds are yet to make their first signing. Latest news for Liverpool says, Leicester City midfielder, Youri Tielemans, who is one of Liverpool's midfield target, is interested in a move to Liverpool this summer. However the 24 year old Belgian remains one of the integral players for the Foxes and the club would do everything possible to keep him at the King Power next season.


Mourinho target Eric Baily

Portuguese manager, Jose Mourinho has already began preparation for next season with his new club, AS Roma and reports claims he is looking forward to making some additions to his squad in the coming days. News from Italian outlets have suggested Mourinho wants to bring Manchester United defender, Eric Baily to AS Roma to beef up his squad. The Portuguese coach asked Manchester United to sign the Ivorian defender during his time at Old Trafford and would like to reunite with the 27 year old at the Italian capital this month.


Chelsea could sell Kurt Zouma

The blues are contemplating on the sale of French defender, Kurt Zouma this summer. The 26 year old was a vital part of the Vintage Chelsea team, which made history last season. However reports claim the blues have received numerous offers for the French international and could offload him this summer to make funds available to sign new players. The likes of Everton, Tottenham Hotspurs and several others are interested in signing Zouma.


Guardiola enquires about Greizman's availability

Manchester City boss, Pep Guadiola is looking forward to filling the striking void left by Aguero and he's reportedly targeting Barcelona want-away, Antonie Greizman. The Cityzen's prime summer target is English striker, Harry Kane, however Manchester City are reluctant to increase their offer for the striker, after their first bid worth £100m got rejected by Tottenham. Sources claim Guardiola has personally phoned Greizman to convince him to join Manchester City. The 30 year old, who is one of the top earners at the Barcelona is set to be sold by the club this summer in order to salvage the club's dire financial situation. The Catalan giant is currently waiting for suitors for the striker and it seem Manchester City look favourites to sign him.


Benfica close to reaching agreement to sign Joao Mario.

Former Inter Milan and Portugal midfielder, Joao Mario is set to leave the Giuseppe Meaza this summer and according to Fabrizio Romano, the 32 year old would join Benfica and both clubs are close to reaching an agreement. Benfica president, Rui Costa is keen to sign the midfielder and wants the deal completed in the coming days.


Clubs circle Mikkel Damsgaard 

The sensational Danish winger has emerged one of the hottest prodigies in football following his scintillating campaign with Denmark in the EURO2020. Much wasn't known about the 21 year old prior to the tournament, however Damsgaard announced his presence with two beautiful goals and several clubs have lined for his signature already. The likes of AC Milan, Inter Milan, Tottenham and Liverpool are all interested in the Danish winger, and Sampdoria president has disclosed his openness to allow Damsgaard leave if any club meets his €30m price tag.


Karim Benzema will stay at Real Madrid regardless of Mbappe deal

Real Madrid remain keen to bring Mbappe to the Spanish capital and the breakdown of contract extension talks between PSG and the 22 year old has given Madrid a major transfer booast. Nonetheless there has been some speculations about Real Madrid offloading Karim Benzema before they can sign Kylian Mbappe, but Madrid have quashed the rumours and insists Mbappe's transfer won't have any impact on Benzema's future.

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