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Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi will leave PSG on a free transfer this summer, the Daily Star reports on Beteve and Miquel Blazquez. The 35-year-old forward had originally signed with the Ligue 1 giants for two seasons in 2021 but has been struggling lately.
Meanwhile, The Sun reports on the Tottenham striker via Kicker Harry Kane remains Bayern Munich’s number one transfer target despite the German giants’ failure to secure a deal with the 29-year-old last summer. But Bayern are determined to praise the Spurs England captain after losing the striker Robert Lewandowski, 34, to Barcelona.
Elsewhere, Newcastle are preparing to make their third bid for the Leicester midfielder JamesMadison, reports the Times. The Magpies’ previous two offers of £40m and £45m for the 25-year-old have both been rejected.
And Metro writes the midfielder from Borussia Dortmund Jude Bellingham was pushed by the former Old Trafford goalkeeper Ben Foster move to Manchester United if he leaves the German club. It comes after Manchester City and Liverpool have also been linked with a move for the 19-year-old, who is already regarded as one of Europe’s finest midfielders.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal have claimed the 37-year-old Portuguese superstar is interested in leaving Manchester United for them, the Daily Mirror writes.
Christian Pulisic: Calciomercato reports via the Daily Express that Chelsea will not lower their £31m asking price for the 24-year-old winger amid interest from Juventus.
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/lionel-messi-psg-harry-kane-jude-bellingham-james-maddison-b2176942.html Lionel Messi will snub PSG and opt for a summer move