Chelsea is planning a summer transfer swoop for Barcelona and Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic. According to the Spanish newspaper Sport, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri needs to signal a midfield replacement for Cesc Fabregas who left for Monaco this month. The Daily Express says Rakitic is high on Sarri’s shortlist.
Sadio Mane has printed that signing a new contract at Liverpool used to be his “only concern” regardless of rumors of a go-to Real Madrid. The Senegal international was linked with Real final summer time but in November he penned a five-year deal at Anfield. The head said: “Speculation is a section of football. You simply study to live with it and no longer to take it too seriously. All I can say is that my only challenge is Liverpool.
The Daily Mirror reports that Manchester United have offered Juan Mata a 12-month contract extension “to try to give up him on foot on a free transfer”. The Spanish midfielder’s modern deal expires this summer season and the BBC says the uncertainty has alerted clubs in England and Europe. Arsenal and Barcelona have been linked with the 30-year-old.
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