LIVE Transfer Talk: USMNT's Christian Pulisic eyed by Napoli, Juventus amid Chelsea struggles

Why it's time for Christian Pulisic to leave Chelsea (0:41)

Steve Nicol explains why he thinks Christian Pulisic should leave Chelsea in the summer transfer window. (0:41)

The transfer window may be closed around Europe, but teams are looking ahead to the summer and there's plenty of gossip swirling around. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings, goings and, of course, done deals!

TOP STORY: Pulisic eyed by Napoli, Juventus

Napoli and Juventus have expressed an interest in signing Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic, reports the Daily Mail.

The Blues will be looking to offload various players in the summer transfer window to comply with financial fair play regulations and the 24-year-old United States international is among those they are willing to let leave, partly to avoid potentially losing him as a free agent with his contract expiring in 2024.

Pulisic is also keen to leave Stamford Bridge in pursuit of more regular game time, having made just eight starts and 13 substitute appearances in the Premier League this season.

The USMNT talisman's struggles at club level this season are also encapsulated by the fact that he has scored just one goal in all competitions, which came in a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in October.

A move to Napoli could also impact Victor Osimhen, who has been linked to Chelsea and Manchester United for a transfer fee of around £130 million. Chelsea could look to offer Napoli a player in return, with Romelu Lukaku -- who is on loan at Internazionale but will return to London at the end of the season -- being considered.

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22.10 BST: Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are keeping close tabs on RB Leipzig attacking midfielder Dani Olmo, says Fabrizio Romano.

Marco Rose's side have already proposed a new contract to the 25-year-old, but he is yet to indicate whether he will remain at the Red Bull Arena, and it looks as though he could be moved on when the transfer market opens if he does not extend his terms that are currently set to expire in the summer of 2024.

Barcelona are also reported to be interested in him.

21.45 BST: Talks between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid are ongoing over a potential player swap deal involving forward Joao Felix, reveals the Standard.

It is reported that the Blues are willing to offload both Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and Marc Cucurella as part of the move, with hopes of persuading the LaLiga side to lower their £88million valuation.

Should they fail to reach an agreement with Los Colchoneros to sign the 23-year-old Portugal international permanently, the Stamford Bridge hierarchy would be open to another loan deal to keep him in West London.

21.15 BST: The race for the signature of Feyenoord and Mexico international striker Santiago Gimenez is heating up, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

Multiple clubs across Europe are reported to be interested in the 22-year-old, with Lazio and Atletico Madrid among the sides who are at the front of the queue for his services.

Gimenez has scored 22 goals in 42 matches for the Rotterdam club since joining from Cruz Azul, and it is understood that an offer of €20million would be required to sign him.

20.52 BST: Arsenal are confident of reaching an agreement with centre-back William Saliba over a new contract, understands Football Insider.

It is reported that talks are already taking place between the club and 22-year-old's representatives, with the Gunners keen to make him a long-term part of manager Mikel Arteta's plans.

Saliba has been a mainstay for his side this season, having made 33 appearances across all competitions.

20.17 BST: In more Barcelona news, club legend midfielder Sergio Busquets has made the decision to leave the Camp Nou, reveals Marca.

The 34-year-old was said to be considering his final decision in recent weeks, and it is now reported that he has informed the club of his desire to leave when his contract expires next month.

Busquets, who has been linked with clubs in both the MLS and Saudi Pro League, made his senior debut for the Blaugrana on September 13, 2008.

19.41 BST: Barcelona could make a move for Real Betis midfielder Guido Rodriguez if they are unsuccessful in their approach to sign Fiorentina's Sofyan Amrabat, reports Sport.

The 29-year-old has been a standout performer for Los Verdiblancos this season, and it is understood that he has caught the attention of the Camp Nou hierarchy, who are keeping close tabs on him despite not yet making an official approach.

While Manuel Pellegrini's side would prefer to keep hold of the Argentina international, he will enter the final 12 months of his contract in June, and the club could need to part ways with him if he decides not to extend his stay in Seville.

19.00 BST: AC Milan have identified Atletico Madrid forward Alvaro Morata as a potential signing for next season, writes Mundo Deportivo.

Set to enter the final year of his contract in the summer, It is reported that Diego Simeone's side will look to move him on if an agreement is not reached soon, and the latest indicates that it is the Rossoneri who are leading the race to sign the 30-year-old, who has contributed to 15 league goals in 33 LaLiga appearances.

17.49 BST: Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher is attracting interest from Tottenham Hotspur, reveals the Independent.

Kelleher is believed to be looking to move on from Anfield this summer in search of regular first team minutes, having made just three appearances across all competitions this season, and it looks as though the 24-year-old Republic of Ireland international could remain in the Premier League.

Brighton and Brentford are also understood to be competing for his signature.

17.15 BST: Manchester United are set to join the race for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, according to the Sun.

The 24-year-old, who is also on the radar of Arsenal, is reported to be a priority option this summer, with United manager Erik ten Hag placing him at the top of his shortlist after his side's recent 1-0 defeat to the West Ham at the London Stadium.

Previous reports have suggested that it would take an offer of at least £100million to sign him.

16.32 BST: Lionel Messi's father and agent, Jorge, has denied reports the forward has an agreement in place to move to Saudi Arabia next season when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires.

"There is absolutely nothing [in place] with any club for next season," he said in a statement on Tuesday. "The decision will never be taken before Lionel finishes the league campaign with PSG. Once the season ends, that will be the moment to analyse things and see what options there are and to take a decision.

"There are always rumours and many use Lionel's name to gain notoriety, but there is only one truth and it is that we can assure there is nothing [agreed] with anyone. Not verbal, not signed, no pacts. And there won't be until the end of the season.

"It is disrespectful towards other media that there are people that consciously and deliberately deceive without supplying any evidence, wanting to turn rumours with ill intentions into news to favour their own interests. They should have to explain why they don't verify their information. They don't want the truth to ruin their 'news.'"

Messi, 35, is out of contract in June, and his future remains uncertain. Sources told ESPN last week he will leave PSG after two years in France, but his next move remains unknown.

15.46 BST: Barcelona goalkeeper Inaki Pena has extended his contract at Camp Nou until 2026, the Catalan club confirmed on Tuesday. The new terms include a €400m release clause.

Pena, 24, has been at Barca for over a decade, joining the club from Villarreal in 2012. After progressing through the youth system and making over 50 appearances for the B team, he spent the second half of last season on loan at Turkish side Galatasaray.

Barca recalled Pena last summer and promoted him to the first team following the departure of Neto to Bournemouth. However, minutes have been hard to come by with Marc-Andre ter Stegen ahead of him. He has made just three appearances in all competitions this season, one in the Champions League and two in the Copa del Rey.

15.24 BST: Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise in being targeted by Paris Saint-Germain, according to the Daily Mail.

Olise, 21, has impressed for Palace this season and PSG are potentially looking to replace both Neymar and Lionel Messi this summer.

The France U21 international could be replaced in south London by Flamengo's 19-year-old Matheus Franca.

14.39 BST: Chelsea duo Magdalena Eriksson and Pernille Harder are set to join Bayern Munich at the end of the season, sources have told ESPN.

Centre-back Eriksson has been at Chelsea since 2017 having joined from Linkoping, while forward Harder linked up with Emma Hayes' side in 2020 on a three-year deal for what was reportedly a world-record transfer fee.

The two have established themselves as integral parts of the Chelsea side that won the 2020-21 and 2021-22 Women's Super League titles and the past two FA Cups.

But with both their contracts up this summer, sources have told ESPN Eriksson and Harder have agreed to move to Bayern.

14.24 BST: Man United want to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane, according to Football Insider.

Kane, 29, is reported to be the "No. 1 priority and top target" for United this summer as he is a player who could help them to compete for the Premier League title.

The England captain has a year left on his contract and Spurs do not want to let him go, but their hand may be forced if an offer over £100m arrives.

13.45 BST: Manchester United remain committed to keeping David de Gea next season but he has been given no assurances he will continue as the club's No.1, sources have told ESPN.

12.33 BST: Monaco right-back Vanderson could move to Barcelona this summer if the Catalan club appoint Deco as their new director of football, according to Sport.

ESPN revealed last week that Deco is one of the names Barca are considering as a replacement for Mateu Alemany, who will leave the club for Aston Villa this summer.

If appointed, Sport claim Deco has already laid the groundwork for a move for Vanderson, who is represented by Giuliano Bertolucci.

Villarreal's Juan Foyth and Man City's Joao Cancelo have also been linked with Barca, who don't have a natural right-back, but there must be departures at the Catalan club before there can be signings this summer.

On that note, the report adds that Deco, as Raphinha's agent, has been tasked with seeing if he can bring in as much as €80m for the Brazil forward from a Premier League side.

11.50 BST: The Sun claims that Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka could quit Arsenal for Bayer Leverkusen this summer.

Xhaka, 30, has been a key player for the Gunners this season but would not want to be pushed out of the starting XI by the arrival of either West Ham skipper Declan Rice or Brighton's Moises Caicedo.

Leverkusen are keen to bring in the Switzerland international for €20m and could send their French winger Moussa Diaby the other way, though he would cost around €50m.

11.12 BST: Mauricio Pochettino is keen on taking Barcelona midfielder Gavi to Chelsea if he is finally appointed as the Premier League side's new coach, according to Sport.

Chelsea have been without a permanent manager since sacking Graham Potter in April. Frank Lampard is currently in charge on an interim basis, but Pochettino is the favourite to take over at the end of the season.

Sport reports that, despite significant spending in January, Chelsea's squad will undergo another overhaul in the summer, with Spain international Gavi emerging as a potential target.

Gavi, 18, signed a new contract with Barca last year but it has not yet been registered with LaLiga because the Catalan club are in excess of their spending limit. If he is not inscribed before July 1, he could potentially leave for free.

Aware of the situation, and a fan of the player, Pochettino is said to be following the situation closely. Given half a chance, he would love to take Gavi to Stamford Bridge with him. However, the report adds, Barca remain confident of registering Gavi's deal with the Spanish league and the player, who has been with the club since he was 11, is not looking for a move away at this stage of his career.

10.36 BST: Valencia will place goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili on the transfer list this summer, according to reports in Spain.

Regardless of whether Valencia stay up, the struggling LaLiga side will allow the Georgia international to leave this summer for offers above €25m

Mamardashvili, 22, is under contract with Valencia until June 2027 and has a €100m release clause. He has made 33 league appearances this season and has attracted the interest of several clubs in Spain and Europe.

Villarreal are reportedly in talks with Valencia to sign him, but are only prepared to offer €15m plus add-ons

09.48 BST: Fluminense will not listen to offers for Brazilian midfielder Andre in 2023, club president Mario Bittencourt has said.

Andre, 21, has quickly established himself as one of Fluminense's top players and a number of teams across Europe have expressed an interest in signing the player.

Indeed, Fluminense reportedly turned down a €20m offer from Fulham in the January transfer window.

"We informed the player and his representatives that we would not sell André in the course of 2023," Bittencourt said. "Obviously he has the desire, everyone has, to seek financial independence and play outside Brazil. However, we told the player's representatives that we would not even hear proposals.

"We had a dinner where I went to inform them [player's agents] that we would not listen to proposals because we have the dream of winning the [Copa] Libertadores, of winning the Copa do Brasil and the Brazilian league, of playing in the three competitions and winning, and that he is a foundation."

Andre is under contract with Fluminense until June 2026.

09.24 BST: Sao Paulo are closing in on the signing of Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato, Globoesporte reports.

Pato, 33, has been a free agent since his contract with MLS side Orlando City was not renewed in January. The former AC Milan star suffered a right ACL injury in September while playing for Orlando and has been using his former club Sao Paulo's facilities to recover.

Pato is now in advanced talks to return for a third stint at Sao Paulo. He has scored 47 goals in 133 games for the club.

08.30 BST: Neymar is ready to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer despite still having four years remaining on his contract, sources told ESPN, and the club is willing to let him go if the right offer materializes.

PSG tried to find him a club last summer but could not get any acceptable offers for their No. 10. The superstar, who turned 31 in February and is recovering from ankle surgery, didn't want to leave the French capital at that time, but sources said he has changed his mind in recent weeks and has opened the door to a possible departure.

Approximately 50 PSG ultras showed up at Neymar's house last week demanding that he leave the club. Sources said Neymar had a change of heart on whether or not he wanted to stay in Paris, while adding he doesn't feel welcome anymore and thinks that it would be better to play somewhere else next season.

Sources said that the Brazil international would prefer a move to the Premier League, home to the few teams that could afford to pay Neymar's salary of €40 million per year and cover what would likely be a large transfer fee.


- Chelsea are planning on making a proposal to Bayern Munich forward Sadio Mane, reports Football Insider. The Bundesliga leaders are willing to let the 31-year-old depart, despite featuring in Thomas Tuchel's starting lineup, and potential new Blues manager Mauricio Pochettino is keen for the move to happen.

- Eintracht Frankfurt, AS Monaco, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal and Newcastle United are all interested in signing Montpellier forward Elye Wahi, as reported by Foot Mercato. The 20-year-old caught the eye with four goals against Lyon despite being on the losing side this weekend, and has a total of 17 Ligue 1 goals to his name this term.

- AS Roma are focusing their attention on free agents ahead of the summer window and are hoping to bring in Eintracht Frankfurt centre-back Evan N'Dicka and Borussia Monchengladbach left-back Ramy Bensebaini, according to Corriere dello Sport. The Giallorossi also hold an interest in Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino, who is leaving Anfield, but the 31-year-old's wage demands could be too high.

- Barcelona forward Ferran Torres could be open to joining Aston Villa in the summer, reports Football Insider, with the Blaugrana potentially set to force him out to help balance the club's finances. Unai Emery is a big admirer of the 23-year-old and is keen to sign him as part of Villa's ambitious long-term plans.