Transfer Market LIVE: Guardiola after Achraf and Chelsea want Havertz

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Transfer Market LIVE:  Guardiola after Achraf and Chelsea want Havertz

10:01 Dries Mertens came very close to joining Chelsea in January but a meeting with Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis changed everything, according to BBC Sport.

Despite more recent interest from Inter, Mertens is set to sign a new three-year deal.

9:46 Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is attracting interest from Manchester United, according to the Express. The Nigerian, also being tracked by PSG, has a contract with the Foxes until 2024.

9:28 Thiago Silva is set to leave PSG on a free this summer and the Premier League is calling his name, with Arsenal and Tottenham pushing for his signature.

9:13 Speaking to Europe 1, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas admitted his interest in Diego Godn: “He is a name we have considered, along with many others. Despite the health crisis, we have the possibility to have an ambitious transfer window. Lyon want to fight for the top places next season.”

8:57 According to Cope, Atletico Madrid have given up hope of keeping Thomas Partey, with Arsenal his most likely destination.

Former Ghana goalkeeper Richard Olele spoke about Thomas’ future: “He’s already made a name for himself in Spain. He also needs to go to the toughest league. Partey is young. The best of Partey is still to come, so I think going to England is one more step, he has to go.”

8:36 Chelsea are planning an ambitious summer, as they hope to land Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Ben Chilwell to add to the signing of Hakim Ziyech.

But in order to do so, they need a clearout and Tiemoue Bakayoko, Emerson Palmieri, Davide Zappacosta, Danny Drinkwater, Michy Batshuayi and Victor Moses are all on sale.

8:25 Manchester City have entered the race to sign Achraf Hakimi, according to Carrusel Deportivo. The Real Madrid full back, currently on loan at Borussia Dortmund, has a 60 million euro release clause which isn’t considered to be a problem for the Premier League club.

Pep Guardiola is a big fan of the youngster but Madrid are confident that he sees his long-term future in the Spanish capital.

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