Transfer rumours: Man United rejects Neymar-Pogba swap with PSG

We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Tuesday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear again.

Published : Jun 25, 2019 16:36 IST

Neymar for Paul Pogba?

That was the proposal by Paris Saint-Germain to Manchester United, who are both set for busy off-seasons due to their wantaway stars. But a swap between the two clubs does not appear to be on the agenda.


A swap deal involving Neymar and Paul Pogba was rejected by Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

That is according to the Independent as Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar and United midfielder Pogba both seek exits.

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Woodward reportedly said no to the idea due to costs and his determination to keep Pogba, who has been linked with a return to Juventus and Real Madrid .

Neymar is set to leave PSG and the world's most expensive player is ready to publicly apologise to Barcelona over his exit in 2017 to help facilitate a return to Camp Nou, according to AS .

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Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain in an €80million deal, according to Serbian newspaper Blic . The 24-year-old was linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid prior to the 2018-19 season. AS reports that Ligue 1 champion PSG is also set to sign Sevilla attacker Pablo Sarabia .

- A move to Barcelona for Matthijs de Ligt is "still possible", according to Mundo Deportivo . Italian press have reported that Juventus is the favourite to sign the 19-year-old Ajax captain, however, La Liga champion Barca still appears to be in the running.

- According to AS, Real Madrid is keen on signing Napoli midfielder and Spain international Fabian Ruiz . The 23-year-old only moved to Serie A from Real Betis in 2018-19.

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Edin Dzeko's move from Roma to Inter will be announced shortly, Corriere dello Sport reports. Antonio Conte's Inter is now targeting Cagliari star Nicolo Barella . The Nerazzurri are also interested in Brazil captain Dani Alves after his    Paris Saint-Germain exit , according to France Football .

- Former Manchester City and Arsenal star Samir Nasri is a target for new A-League side Western United in Australia, according to the Herald Sun . The 31-year-old Frenchman is a free agent after leaving West Ham.

Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou is wanted by Arsenal , according to the Mirror . The Gunners have been linked with  Saint-Etienne teenager William Saliba but Zagadou could be available following Mats Hummels' return to Dortmund.

- Serie A rivals Juventus and Napoli are battling it out to sign Tottenham full-back Kieran Trippier , the Mirror reports. Joao Cancelo is reportedly close to joining Manchester City and Juve sees the England international as the perfect replacement.

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