Messi makes plea to Barcelona to usher in Leeds’ Bielsa

The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer season switch window unsure, however listed here are the rumours floating round Europe’s huge leagues and past.

TOP STORY: Messi desires Bielsa at Barca

Look away Leeds United followers, Marcelo Bielsa is attracting curiosity from Barcelona earlier than a Premier League ball has been kicked at Elland Highway, says The Solar.

Bielsa is but to agree a brand new contract with the Lilywhites and, in keeping with the report, Lionel Messi desires his Catalan employers to do every part of their energy to tempt the 64-year-old to Camp Nou to switch under-fire Quique Setien.

Barca would look like in turmoil after having misplaced out to Actual Madrid within the title race, and their funds are such that they are having to promote as much as 11 gamers.

Setien’s place is beneath menace after simply six months and his strained relationship with Messi seems to be one of many greatest points, with the Barca talisman believing Bielsa would kind out Barcelona within the quick time period.

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Spurs lead chase for £10m Wilson

The sharks are already circling round AFC Bournemouth, and if the south-coast membership are relegated you may count on Tottenham Hotspur to try to land striker Callum Wilson on a budget.

That is in keeping with The Solar who imagine Daniel Levy is plotting a £10 million provide for Wilson within the face of the Cherries’ impending drop to the Championship until outcomes go massively their approach on the Premier League’s ultimate matchday on Sunday.

Wilson’s kind has taken a dip this season, however Spurs imagine he may very well be the right cowl for Harry Kane subsequent yr, notably provided that Eddie Howe must get the striker off his wage invoice.

Wilson at present earns £110,000 every week, which is an excessive amount of for Bournemouth ought to they discover themselves outdoors of the Premier League at full-time on Sunday.

Wilson could lead on a mass exodus out of Bournemouth, with Josh King, David Brooks, Jefferson Lerma and Aaron Ramsdale additionally anticipated to draw curiosity.

Inter asks Sanchez to take a pay minimize

Inter Milan are eager to make Alexis Sanchez’s transfer from Manchester United a everlasting one, however they’re asking the Chilean to take a pay minimize, experiences Sky Sports activities in Italy.

Sanchez has been on mortgage in Milan this season, however his £500k-a-week wage at Manchester United is making a everlasting swap troublesome to barter. Inter have been paying £4.5m of Sanchez’s annual wage, and if the striker’s keep is to be prolonged past this season, he should agree to cut back the numbers concerned.

Sanchez has two years left on his contract at Previous Trafford, however Manchester United are determined to get him off the wage invoice.The outlet can also be suggesting that United will not sanction one other mortgage transfer and can solely look to facilitate a everlasting switch.

Sanchez has contributed six assists within the final seven video games for the reason that restart and has impressed Antonio Conte. With Lautaro Martinez doubtlessly transferring to Barcelona, the Nerazzurri want reinforcements in assault.


– Serie B champions Benevento wish to signal former Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis striker Daniel Sturridge, in keeping with The Solar. Sturridge is a free agent after having left Trabzonspor and the Italians wish to him after former Chelsea striker Loic Remy failed a medical. Thirty-year-old Sturridge was suspended for 4 months in March after breaching betting guidelines, however may now find yourself in Serie A.

– Southampton are closing in on Actual Valladolid defender Mohammed Salisu, in keeping with Marca. The Ghanaian has been one of many standout gamers in La Liga this season, making 31 appearances for Valladolid and scoring one objective. The 21-year-old joined the membership in 2017, however is now set to swap Spain for England’s south coast.

– Le10Sport says Stade Rennais, AS Monaco, Olympique Lyonnais, AC Milan and Leicester Metropolis are all chasing Saint-Etienne’s Wesley Fofana. The younger centre-back has impressed all season and starred as soon as once more in his aspect’s slender defeat to Paris Saint-Germain within the Coupe de France ultimate on Friday. Milan are stated to be main the race to signal the 19-year-old.

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